The short-form week of 18–24 Feb 2013

25 Feb 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 Sunday at 11:40pm

[expletive deleted -ed] rm */*.py is not the same as ls */*.py. #facepalm —@ndw
@ndw You had everything in a GIT repo, right?—@moehrenfeld
@moehrenfeld Yes, of course. No actual harm done.—@ndw

Monday at 02:23pm

i don't have an agenda. i'm not that organised.—@BR3NDA

In a conversation that started on Monday at 03:13pm

After many minutes, have come to the realization that noise isn't some sort of broken compressor motor, it's some sort of percussive music.—@ndw
@ndw had exactly opposite experience today, when I realised it wasn't colleague's choice of music but was a jackhammer outside the office—@jorabin

Tuesday at 12:05am

This thread changed the way I think about single quotes in JavaScript: http://t.co/QyeAAs5F —@miketaylr

Tuesday at 04:38am

The three stages of learning a new programming lang: I don’t get it; Oh man this is amazing; fuck everything it’s just as bad as the others.—@duggan

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 09:43am

Staring into the abyss of writing about everything I've done in the last three years. Next: coffee—@alexmilowski
@alexmilowski so do you write about your writing about what you've written about? #hello #paradox —@mathling
@mathling There has to be a truth value in there first. If I reduce it all to nil ...—@alexmilowski
@alexmilowski @mathling Now, now, Alex, optimism FTW.—@ndw

Tuesday at 10:28am

OH “Web Architecture, Volume Two: We Didn’t Really Mean It. Just write some JavaScript code or something.”—@ndw

Tuesday at 08:27pm

“I am making perfect sense, you’re just not keeping up” Dr Who—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:19pm

“I hate good wizards in stories. They always turn out to be him.” River Song #drwho —@ndw

Thursday at 02:33pm

"Science can't give the happiness that religion can." 1: Speak for yourself 2: An idea's niceness has no bearing on its correctness. Grow up—@Whoozley

Thursday at 03:43pm

RT @dweinberger I ♡ this MT @jackschofield: Search Google for: 5 + (sqrt(1-x^2(y-abs(x))^2))cos(30((1-x^2-(y-abs(x))^2)))—@ndw

Friday at 09:32am

Shorter pundits: The only terrorists the US ever negotiates with are all in the GOP.—@kendall

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 05:34pm

considering using 1password ... is that still a popular choice, or are there nicer, better, less propellerheaded solutions out there?—@patrick_h_lauke
@patrick_h_lauke After I witnessed what happened to @ndw I don’t consider using it, for the sake of my nerves. https://t.co/ts5xXYH5Tw—@gimsieke
@gimsieke @patrick_h_lauke I’m using it again, I’m just making sure I have un-encrypted (or, more accurately, differently encrypted) backups—@ndw