The short-form week of 13–19 Jan 2014

20 Jan 2014; last modified 16 Feb 2014

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 11:33am

"Final reminder" the spam says about some SEO webinar. Promise? Oh, and please crawl back under your rock.—@ndw

Monday at 05:33pm

"Will you take a two-door Mustang for the same price?" Uh. Sure.—@ndw

Tuesday at 08:53am

RT @innovimax: RT if you'll be at #XMLPrague 2014 from 14-16th february. #Beer #XML #Conference @xmlprague. Join us—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 12:03pm

Death is my exit strategy.—@kendall
@kendall No leaving at half-time, ok? You gotta stay for the whole event.—@ndw
@ndw Are you sure?!—@kendall

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 01:24pm

People don't like their success to be attributed to impersonal forces or conditions.—@kendall
@kendall They sure like their failures atttributed that way though!—@ndw
@ndw Of course.—@kendall

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 11:05pm

I know I work here, but the number and variety of things that MarkLogic does exceptionally well is really astonishing. #baymug—@ndw
@ndw and stupendous, extraordinary, and amazing. #MarkLogic—@alexmilowski

In a conversation that started on Saturday at 04:42pm

OH "I accept cheeses as my personal flavor."—@ndw
[ok, this one is a keeper] RT @ndw: OH "I accept cheeses as my personal flavor."—@jeffsonstein

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 07:55am

Interesting idea: Chrome as THE desktop UI on Windows 8. Why not?—@mikeloukides
@mikeloukides It would be a challenge to design something that *wasn't* an improvement in that space!—@ndw

Sunday at 10:27am

RT @mikeloukides: Net neutrality: FCC needs to designate broadband providers as common carriers, & stop appeasing telcos.…—@ndw

Sunday at 01:36pm

The Sharon Burton Daily is out! Stories via @WWEnd @ndw—@sharonburton

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 08:47pm

Brain bending thought for the day. The infinite sum of all the positive integers (1+2+3+4...) is ... -1/12.—@ndw
@ndw Math exchange has more—@alexmilowski
@ndw how come there are more odd numbers than even numbers?—@TheMainstand
@ndw *An* infinite sum of the integers is -1/12. (Or rather, the analytic continuation of the series is -1/12.)—@tabatkins

Sunday at 09:50pm

What's on your tablet?—@ndw

Sunday at 09:51pm

RT @umairh: -> “@rstraub46: The richest 85 people in the world have same amount of wealth as the bottom 50% of Earth”—@ndw