The short-form week of 31 Dec 2012–6 Jan 2013

07 Jan 2013; last modified 14 Jan 2013

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 06:35am

watching War Games for the first time. Opening Missile launch scene genuinely scary; kids are aren't diverted from their computer games.—@psd
@psd "Turn your key!"—@ndw

Monday at 07:25pm

is 2013 the first year since 2000 where the world isn't scheduled to end?—@mikeal

Tuesday at 11:48pm

@ndw: It's not every day you see a Prisoner reference in a webcomic:—@cramerdw

Wednesday at 09:05pm

That the Internet keeps serving me "Meet Christian Singles" ads suggests that not enough of my personal information is being stolen.—@BCAppelbaum

Thursday at 12:05am

RT @cramerdw: @ndw: It's not every day you see a Prisoner reference in a webcomic:—@ndw

Thursday at 12:30am

People who say they don't like political correctness often mean they don't like being called a stupid bigot for saying stupid bigoted things—@SFriedScientist

Thursday at 02:29am

Hallmark cards are basically just retweets for luddites.—@joshmillard

Thursday at 06:55am

Microsoft upset it can't get access to APIs to compete effectively with a competitor. Does anyone in Redmond even hear the irony in that?—@Gartenberg

Thursday at 12:38pm

The #W3C #TAG elections are certainly … interesting this time around. Lots to think about.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 01:00pm

"If an oath is broken, the offending function will be duly punished." < Vigil is even more of a hard-ass than Ada—@edd
@edd that is hysterical.—@ndw

Thursday at 05:48pm

Q: "So, why do you write these strong female characters?" A: "Because you’re still asking me that question." - Joss Whedon—@JossWhedonFans

Thursday at 05:57pm

My new favourite tumblr: cc @oholiab—@teabass

Thursday at 07:08pm

Republicans have issued a statement explaining why they killed the Violence Against Women Act: "We fucking hate women."—@FrankConniff

In a conversation that started on Friday at 06:35am

Municipal Internet Not: the state that has banned it has ended up w/ the 2nd worst broadband service in the US—@mikeloukides
@mikeloukides That was the expected outcome surely?—@ndw

Friday at 11:33am

I don’t recall who said this was the best thing ever, but they might be right:—@ndw

Friday at 11:57am

RT @mathling: Quantum is weird, chapter 543: Negative temperatures—@ndw

Sunday at 09:15pm

IDEOLOGY: n., The belief in the existence of a single, supreme IDE, and the belief that all who disagree are not being logical.—@raganwald

Sunday at 11:47pm

Adapt.Or die.—@ndw