The short-form week of 15–21 Jul 2013

22 Jul 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.

Monday at 01:40am

But you peacefully assemble now you get proper fucked by cops, but bear an arm and kill people and you're totally fine.—@tunixman

Monday at 07:17am

We interrupt the Snowden soap opera to remind you that the NSA routinely violates the 4th Amendment to spy on you:—@cshirky

Monday at 07:45am

A horse, done in CSS. Meanwhile, I'm _this_ close to figuring out how to center text. (tnx @marcedwards)—@Ihnatko

Monday at 09:31am

"Software developers like to solve problems. If there are no problems handily available, they will create their own problems."—@typemock

Monday at 10:46am

What's with this trend of everyone making instruction videos in lieu of well written copy? I've got no patience to watch a 12 minute video.—@toastywaffle

Monday at 01:19pm

The 4 stages of life: 1.You believe in Santa Claus 2.You don't believe in Santa Claus 3.You are Santa Clause 4.You look like Santa Claus—@MrAlanCooper

Monday at 01:32pm

“Why ‘Unbreakable’ is the Secret Meta Sequel to ‘Die Hard’”. Huh.—@ndw

Monday at 01:49pm

“Revealed! Obama’s IRS Using Nazi UFO Technology to Bully The Tea Party”. Words fail me.—@ndw

Monday at 01:52pm

I haven’t wandered into the tin foil hat swamps of the interwebs in a long time. The barking mad is truly … barking mad.—@ndw

Monday at 05:32pm

Why isnt the NRA saying the tragedy wouldn’t have happened if Trayvon Martin was armed,& calling on young black men to get themselves guns?—@YourAnonNews

In a conversation that started on Monday at 06:11pm

In the test suite: NPE. Run as a stand alone test: PASS. This is really starting to get irritating. #xmlcalabash—@ndw
@ndw Because…I am a moron. Of course.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 06:54pm

Wow… tempting! RT @datachick: Feeling Spontaneous? ? I'd LOVE to do this!!!—@jahendler
@jahendler That does sound like fun!—@ndw

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

Infinite scroll web pages are so, so awful.—@ndw
@ndw links- please—@drabshadow
@drabshadow I saw it in a tumblr theme today and most recently, in the Flickr search results. Breaks forward/back navigation, stutters, ICK!—@ndw

Monday at 07:22pm

Amen to that. Just because we can doesn't mean we should. @ndw: Infinite scroll web pages are so, so awful.—@mbakeranalecta

Tuesday at 07:12am

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

Tuesday at 10:40am

You're a ghost driving a meat-coated skeleton made from stardust. What do you have to be scared of? via @porkbeard—@brucierosch

Tuesday at 12:14pm

"I think everyone will be happy." -- Harry Reid Sure, except for, you know, most citizens.—@kendall

Tuesday at 01:31pm

RT @kendall: GOP isn't hostile to governing; it's hostile to *civilization*.—@ndw

Tuesday at 03:37pm

RT @paulg: The Economist is not a bunch of hippies. If they're worried, there's probably a serious problem here.—@ndw

Tuesday at 06:50pm

My favourite Bill Maher rant on Christian hypocrisy #atheism—@denyreligion

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 08:26pm

The most obscenely vile thing I've ever seen—@kendall
@kendall you know, when you say that, I'm afraid to watch.—@ndw

Tuesday at 09:50pm

Sufficiently advanced stupidity is indistinguishable from parody.—@ndw

Wednesday at 12:59am

Be as Smart as a Puppy as a Service - BaSaaPaaS—@crouchingbadger

Wednesday at 02:13am

Twitter indulgences to shorten purgatory. So God does what the pope says? Do they think God is as stupid as they are?—@RichardDawkins

Wednesday at 02:34am

Accidentally deleted my WhatsApp messages. Quick, how do I restore from that NSA backup system?—@adamburmister

Wednesday at 02:44am

Don’t, WHATEVER YOU DO, invite Alan Rickman round and ask him to help himself to a cuppa via (@akshayroongta)—@stephenfry

Wednesday at 02:55am

God's on tenterhooks for the pope to name next saint. As soon as news arrives from Earth, God signs the upgrade from "beatified" to "saint"—@RichardDawkins

Wednesday at 12:39pm

@ndw there's a new Norm in town, thanks to @adamfowleruk #marklogic #nosql—@eedeebee