The short-form week of 3–9 Mar 2014

10 Mar 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 12:34pm

First time Uber ride. Absolutely perfect.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 08:00pm

@kendall To her credit, the position clearly has merits.—@ndw
@ndw it's inarguably correct! And I can work from anywhere more or less... If only that we're all there was to it.—@kendall

In a conversation that started on Monday at 08:03pm

Live without an Evernote client for Linux, or reimplement the service for myself in MarkLogic. Decisions, decisions.—@ndw
@ndw Have you tried other Evernote clients for Linux, like NixNote?—@evernotehelps
@ndw since when have you ever done without something if you could build it?—@mathling
@mathling Fair point. Shame about the whole "day job" inconvenience though, fun as it is.—@ndw
@ndw have you looked @ Nevernote/NixNote (req's Java) or GeekNote (CLI with a sync tool). GN is nice; you can use your fav editor w/it.—@CanOfBees

Tuesday at 10:42pm

What's new. and more especially—@ndw

Wednesday at 07:15am

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

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 11:05am

Recommendations for a bluetooth keyboard for a tablet? A Nexus 10 specifically, if that matters. #lazyweb—@ndw
@ndw I got an HP TouchPad keyboard for $30 from Amazon in Apr 2012 and I'm still pretty happy with it.—@dckc
@ndw We use Thinkpad Compact Bluetooth with N7 and even trackpoint works. NFC pairing is not 100%, but manual is—@jirkakosek
@ndw I’d like to know too, but for the nexus 7 ;-)—@laurendw

Wednesday at 11:30am

RT @tigoe: If SF men want more women in their city, they should hire them at their tech companies.—@timoreilly

Wednesday at 01:34pm

People who say you don’t need libraries in the Age of the Internet have forgotten what it’s like to browse books without being monitored.—@raganwald

Wednesday at 05:00pm

@scalzi Isn't beef jerky junk food?—@ndw

Wednesday at 07:42pm

Having washed instead of dirtied my forehead on Ash Wednesday, I now feel I should take up something for Lent. Any suggestions?—@micknugent

Thursday at 08:32am

RT @jaffathecake: If the moon were a single pixel, what would the solar system look like?—@ndw

Thursday at 10:42am

Early bird reg. for XML Summer School ends 30 June. Register now! Small classes, great (ahem) instructors, lovely venue. Can't be beat.—@ndw

Thursday at 03:05pm

@marcosc forever answering the question of whether or not list items should have punctuation. Thank you!—@ndw

Friday at 07:15am

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

In a conversation that started on Friday at 11:05am

It's the twenty-first century, can we agree that if your website has some weird fixed width, you're just doing it wrong?—@ndw
@ndw not really. If you displaying table data with long text. You can't have responsive layout. Made similar mistake few days ago.—@vmykhailyk

Friday at 11:12pm

Wonderful evening catching up w/old friends and Austin denizens @ndw, Paul, and Paula of @paulastxspirits!—@xmlgrrl

Sunday at 03:19pm

I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with this planet or with the whole accidental universe.—@B_RussellQuotes

Sunday at 07:21pm

@aspyker yeah. It's broken. I've been endorsed by strangers for all sorts of skills I wouldn't claim to have.—@ndw

Monday at 12:01am

RT @BadAstronomer: Wow. This last bit about Sagan is magnificent. #Cosmos—@ndw

Monday at 12:02am

RT @BadAstronomer: That was lovely. I'm quite happy. I'm also looking forward to the next one. :) @neiltyson, congrats!—@ndw