The short-form week of 17–23 Jun 2013

24 Jun 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 03:44am

@ndw <birthday kind="happy"/>—@ronhitchens
@ronhitchens Thanks!—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 03:46am

@ndw Happy Birthday!—@tom_yamahito
@tom_yamahito Thanks!—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 10:43am

“Yes, I have a fax. Sortof. Ok. Yes. Ok. Can I just scan it and email it back to you?” “No, it has to come back as a fax.” #facepalm —@ndw
@ndw Is it anything sensitive? I can fax a PDF if not.—@bsletten
@ndw Also: derp, derp, derp.—@bsletten
.@bsletten I’m tempted to email it to a service that will send it as a fax. Just because.—@ndw

Wednesday at 04:16pm

When you pile novelty frameworks that don't quite fit on top of each other, instead of abstraction layers, you get distraction layers.—@larsga

Wednesday at 05:04pm

If you call me on the phone, I should warn you that I will interpret it as an act of aggression.—@CcSteff

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 05:35pm

“deafining” should absolutely be a word.—@ndw
@ndw Yes, but what does it mean?—@sgmlguru

Wednesday at 06:38pm

#XProc and #MarkLogic. I love it. http://t.co/K0HVeLOIR0 —@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 08:25pm

Real world achievement unlocked: I can tie a bow tie. Not particularly well, I grant you, but one step at a time.—@ndw
@ndw been there, got the idiot sheet, stuck in the corner of the mirror—@dpawson
@ndw Welcome to the brotherhood.—@tabatkins
@ndw that is so funny... me too! http://t.co/cYuvXP7YTI was my (second, successful) guide—@frumioj
@frumioj I found this video helpful: https://t.co/BOWIEUS9WU—@ndw
@ndw thanks! The more different approaches I see, the more I start to feel I understand the necessary abstractions ;)—@frumioj

Thursday at 02:10am

You've got my vote for next #drwho. #seriously "@ndw: Real world achievement unlocked: I can tie a bow tie. "—@aljopainter

Thursday at 07:12am

XML Stars, the journal is out! http://t.co/gsRNgt1v4z ▸ Top stories today via @JamieXML @ndw —@dominixml

Thursday at 05:26pm

DMV clerk says of the clearly wrong, full body picture on my temp drivers license: don’t worry, they’ll fix it for the real one. #guesswhat —@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 06:00pm

In the vast landscape of bad web design, the Austin American-Statesman deserves an award. Takes 10 minutes to find vacation hold every time.—@ndw
@ndw Going some place good?—@kendall
@kendall Working remotely and helping with some construction on the weekends and over the 4th holiday. Like summer camp. With power tools.—@ndw

Thursday at 06:12pm

RT @spyscribe: "In one recent study, more than 100 university psychologists were asked to rate the CVs of Dr. Karen..." http://t.co/KKAR2R7… —@ndw

Thursday at 07:20pm

"You are still reading." http://t.co/Uu1iK6P2wW —@codinghorror

Friday at 12:09am

RT @JohnDobbin: Amazing: "Holy Crap These Four Images Are Actually Just One Single Picture" http://t.co/Fvw77MD2Sq —@ndw