The short-form week of 20–26 May 2013

27 May 2013; last modified 30 May 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 Tuesday at 01:17am

Five Years at MarkLogic: some reflections.—@mdubinko
@mdubinko I've got a few days on you. +100—@ndw

Tuesday at 08:11pm

The easiest way to vertically center something in CSS is to close your laptop and go to the bar.—@bleikamp

Thursday at 12:40pm

"The biggest problem with communication is the assumption it has taken place." - George Bernard Shaw—@craigsmusings

Thursday at 07:58pm

Shakespeare in Zilker Park. A Winter's Tale about to start.—@ndw

Friday at 07:12am

XML Stars, the journal is out! ▸ Top stories today via @ndw @RealMichaelKay—@dominixml

In a conversation that started on Friday at 11:55am

If I am ever heard to complain about mosquito bites again, say the words “fire ant”. I will shut right the f*** up.—@ndw
@ndw will the words "fire ant" work for other things?—@alexmilowski
@alexmilowski Not for you.—@ndw
@ndw My 1st week at U.T. Austin, I was at a party, not realizing I was leaning on a trashcan with coke spilled on it. "Wecome to Texas!"—@dckc

In a conversation that started on Friday at 07:04pm

@ndw Is the ML-Schematron code suitable for use in production systems or better for dev/testing?—@bsletten
@bsletten If you’re satisfied with the performance, I think it’s ok. If you’ve got a few schemas, you could do better with caching I think.—@ndw
@ndw Ok, thanks. I will give it a try.—@bsletten
@bsletten grab the bug fix from last night. :-)—@ndw
@ndw Will do. Thanks.—@bsletten

Friday at 07:42pm

If data have structure store Postgres. If data no have structure store Hadoop. If data no have value store Mongo.—@BigDataBorat

Saturday at 01:16pm

RT @iA: Banksy doesn't like advertisement:—@ndw

Saturday at 09:08pm

I don't have OCD. I have CDO. Because it should be alphabetized, too.—@xeni

Sunday at 09:49am

@ndw BBQing today, thinking about Austin!—@kendall