The short-form week of 3–9 Feb 2014

10 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.

Monday at 07:15am

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

Monday at 11:22pm

Bi men are not gay. Bi women are not straight. We reject the patriarchal notion that our attention must center around men. #BiSolidarity—@KeithFavre

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 01:55pm

Pro tip: if you run 'sync' while dd'ing several hundred gigs of data to a USB drive, you're going to wait a while for it to finish.—@ndw
@ndw dd is indeed *very* low-level—@jeffsonstein

Wednesday at 11:35am

Very pleased to see the state of @Sonos APIs has improved; got a command line tool for Linux that performs well. #hackingit—@ndw

Wednesday at 05:48pm

Ok, this is becoming seriously annoying. Suggestions anyone? #bash—@ndw

Thursday at 11:04am

Jumping rope for the AHA. Not me, but donate anyway.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 09:39pm

Oh hai IAD. My travel plans didn't include you today. Delayed departure to LHR to boot. Ah, travel. #zenmode—@ndw
@ndw hi!—@kendall

Thursday at 09:42pm

To be fair, as I've said before, I will have dinner in US and breakfast in GB. A journey that used to take months and might kill you. #magic—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 06:40am

Hello London, I am in you. But only for a few hours.—@ndw
@ndw :(—@dscape

In a conversation that started on Friday at 09:44am

@ndw With a Nexus... Gone off Nikon?—@dpawson
@dpawson Not in the slightest. Just been using my phone for my #dailypic project. Constraints are good for the imagination.—@ndw

Saturday at 07:15am

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

Sunday at 04:21am

RT @itsDanielSuarez: DYK: Flying is really safe -- 224 deaths in all last year on 35 million flights vs 2,900 people from hippo attacks: ht…—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 08:49am

At LHR waiting for flight to Prague. Excellent ham omelette; why is it a surprise to get good food at an airport? Last smoke-free meal :-(—@michaelhkay
@michaelhkay There are non-smoking restaurants in Prague. I will try to come up with some suggestions tomorrow. Safe flight.—@jirkakosek
@jirkakosek @michaelhkay +1 to that Jirka!—@ndw
@ndw @michaelhkay Here is a list of some non-smoking suggestions:—@jirkakosek
@jirkakosek @ndw @michaelhkay Your perfect host?—@dpawson

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 11:52am if people got together and bought this, I’d find it a proper museum and make sure it wasn’t parted out.—@textfiles
@textfiles I'll chip in, if you're collecting names—@ndw

Sunday at 01:10pm

RT @nzben: It's interesting how the slowdown in Twitter's user growth coincides with a crackdown on 3rd-party apps. It's almost like they'r…—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 03:33pm

It is quite astounding how many stupid people there are who wish to praise Putin because of Edward Snowde...—@tommorris
@tommorris You could have ended that sentence after "are", but I take your point.—@ndw
@ndw Gotta mix it up a bit. Variety.—@tommorris

Sunday at 03:42pm

RT @holman: hi san francisco instead of raising VC in 2014 let’s just blow it all on gigabit fiber so we can move off the single shitty ISP…—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 04:34pm

The quantity of doublespeak here is remarkable: #hp—@mnot
@mnot +1—@ndw

Sunday at 05:34pm

RT @umairh: The USA really needs to grow up. The rest of the rich world isn't debating healthcare, stability, decent wages. They already...…—@ndw

Sunday at 05:37pm

RT @simonstl: 'If you don't offer an "other" option, you are asking people to tell lies.' @michaelhkay on xml-dev -—@ndw

Sunday at 06:07pm

RT @biphenyl: Things That Cost More Than Space Exploration—@ndw