The short-form week of 27 Jan–2 Feb 2014

03 Feb 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.

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

"Did the representative take ownership of the problem you were experiencing?" #ugh—@ndw
@ndw this never would have happened if you hadn't "reached out" to the rep—@msokolov

In a conversation that started on Monday at 07:28pm

Confirmed: Nexus 5 has bad memory. Pro: Google will replace. Con: Bad memory. And will it arrive before I leave for #XMLPrague? ("Maybe")—@ndw
@ndw Can they replace my bad memory?—@kendall
@kendall I don't see why not, they replaced mine years ago.—@ndw
It's like magic. Submitted replacement request on the web yesterday. Phone is "out for delivery" today.—@ndw
@ndw I have two Nexuses just in case. Still cheaper than a single iPhone ;)—@xchaotic

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 09:07pm

I begin to suspect "out for delivery today" is code for "you're getting it tomorrow; maybe"—@ndw
@ndw nah, means "we have totally lost track of that package" ;^}—@jeffsonstein

Friday at 10:05am

RT @SLSingh: If there is one physics logo site you visit today, make it this one. RT @jimalkhalili: If physicists had logos…—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 02:43pm

Never, but never, go to the bank at lunch time on the last Friday of the month. Never. #thingsilearnedtoday—@ndw
@ndw Why? More people I assume - but why? I just have no idea!—@marjoleink
@marjoleink Just packed. Went to get a document notarized and had to wait almost an hour.—@ndw

Saturday at 07:15am

XML Stars, the journal is out! Stories via @ndw @JeniT—@dominixml

Sunday at 06:18pm

RT @EFF: Pete Seeger's activism is a reminder how much freedom of association matters in light of NSA metadata collection:…—@ndw

Sunday at 07:52pm

@joshnarva Sonos Superbowl ad. Well played. Or, at least, expensively played. :-)—@ndw