The short-form week of 24–30 Mar 2014

31 Mar 2014; last modified 22 Apr 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 Tuesday at 08:19pm

Curiously, the NVIDIA drivers seem to work on this laptop with kubuntu. I guess I'll have to install that at some point.—@ndw
@ndw Can you make Optimus work or do you have to use the discrete Nvidia BIOS settings?—@sgmlguru
@sgmlguru didn't have time to try that, but I have a separate boot medium for safe testing. Will give it a shot.—@ndw
@ndw I'm running a Thinkpad with Debian but have to use discrete mode.—@sgmlguru
@sgmlguru I'm using discrete as well, at the moment.—@ndw

Wednesday at 05:21am

Still unsure why smart people think JSON document stores are amazing. Utility? Yes. Future-oriented? No—@brinxmat

In a conversation that started on Friday at 08:42am

@ndw - I know it's been a while, but any idea who to bother about getting xml-dev plugged in again? Seems to have fallen catatonic.—@simonstl
@simonstl I'd start with Chet Ensign at OASIS.—@ndw

Friday at 12:50pm

RESTful Development for MarkLogic....gonna be a great session at #MLW2014 by @collwhit @ndw Still time to register!—@michaline

Sunday at 06:05am

Don't Make Javascript Equality Look Worse Than It Is - "by failing to organize the table."—@simonstl

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 01:37pm

NVIDIA drivers + VMWare = black screen on boot. Nothing obvious on the interwebs. Ideas? #lazyweb—@ndw
@ndw see if any of these suggestions help:—@jeffsonstein

Sunday at 08:16pm

Don't believe there's nothing as permanent as a temporary solution? Vint Cerf chose 32 bits for IPv4 in 1976: "enough to do an experiment"—@jschauma