The short-form week of 10–16 Dec 2012

17 Dec 2012

The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

This document was created automatically from my archive of my Twitter stream. Due to limitations in the Twitter API and occasional glitches in my archiving system, it may not be 100% complete.

In a conversation that started on Monday at 03:29pm

RT @SaraJChipps: This bit of erotica just made it up on our cork board, in case someone needs inspiration. http://t.co/dRyHyIbT —@simonstl
@simonstl Unsee! Unsee!—@ndw

Thursday at 02:51pm

Dear random bank sending me junk, I’d be interested in your “World M/C” if it was chip-and-pin so it’d work, uhm, elsewhere in the world.—@ndw

Thursday at 08:12pm

Dear banks, airlines, insurance companies, retailers, baby sitters, dog walkers, and sundry, I do not want your fucking app, ‘k?—@ndw

Thursday at 08:22pm

This idea that conservatives are winning Twitter is fascinazzzzzzzzzzzzzz—@kendall

Thursday at 08:26pm

He who makes a second commit without running unit tests, deserves the pain he inherits. In other news: git bisect FTW. And a lot of pain.—@ndw

Thursday at 08:30pm

Journalists cheering for the prosecution of #Assange are laying the foundation for the criminalization of their own profession ~Greenwald—@cthie

In a conversation that started on Friday at 02:09am

Let's build the Web, not point-to-point : http://t.co/1YWfQ0vq —@psd
@psd Thanks for posting. He is forgetting is that its about $$$ now, we were all idealistic then, thought standards was collaboration, etc.—@umityalcinalp
@umityalcinalp @psd Some of us are trying hard to hold onto our idealism, I guess.—@ndw

Friday at 02:12am

The advantage of writing your own event loop is that debugging it isn't a mystery. The disadvantage is debugging it.—@mnot

In a conversation that started on Friday at 03:05am

@ndw: All French banks have had chip-n-pin for over 20 years now.—@aljopainter
@aljopainter Yes. And the fact that US ones don’t can be a damned inconvenience abroad.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 03:21am

If you make Web sites that need to be used by people of all ages, don’t put a cute redundant carousel there like http://t.co/MtfvpSUF did.—@hsivonen
@hsivonen Could we just agree never to use that ugly carousel thing?—@ndw

Friday at 05:15am

A smartphone or tablet is a post-PC device in the same way that a Fisher Price tricycle is a post-car device.—@tommorris

In a conversation that started on Friday at 06:10am

@ndw @laurendw @JeniT You’ll be pleased to know I’m learning XSLT 2 this morning. Fear not though, I’ll be using my learnings nefariously.—@fidothe
I wouldn’t expect anything less, @fidothe /cc @laurendw @JeniT —@ndw

Friday at 09:07am

Let me be the four thousand three hundred ninety-third person to say, “read this”: http://t.co/SKzsYapf —@ndw

Friday at 09:23am

RT @OfficalMrBean: #AnnoyingThingsOnTwitter Finishing a good tweet, having -1 characters left and then having to decide which grammar cr ...—@ndw

Friday at 09:34am

For blasphemy. In the twenty-first century. There is no hope for humanity. http://t.co/G3ogQOa8 —@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 09:58am

@ndw: "First .. deployed .. in France in 1986 " "2010 .. first card issuer in US" http://t.co/ZdCyKS38 —@aljopainter
@aljopainter Alas, I am not eligible to join the UNFCU.—@ndw

Friday at 04:30pm

Because he's an asshole? “@BryanJFischer: We've spent 50 years kicking God out of schools, then wonder why he's not there when we need him.”—@kendall

Friday at 06:38pm

Holy homophones batman. My correspondence today has been littered with them: groan/grown, two/too, etc. I wonder how many didn’t I catch?—@ndw

Friday at 07:02pm

How have I never previously realized that there’s an analytic solution to compute numbers in the Fibonacci sequence?—@ndw

Friday at 10:05pm

It's too soon after Lincoln's assassination to be talking about gun control.—@TeaPartyCat