The short-form week of 21–27 Apr 2014

28 Apr 2014; last modified 29 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.

Monday at 07:38am

There is a special place in hell for developers where you have to watch family members use a computer for all eternity.—@iamdevloper

Monday at 03:56pm

Experimenting with cantaloupe, dill, and cilantro syrups in an effort to recreate @teardroplounge 's delicious Other Side of Summer.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 04:01pm

@inessential @brentsimmons Because escaped markup is *so* much easier to deal with. Yes, you have to get it right. No, that isn't hard.—@ndw
@ndw But simpler feeds are already messed-up a million different ways. “Not hard” is not easy enough.—@brentsimmons

Tuesday at 01:24pm

Word. RT @DavidGDaniel: @kerrijack That's just funny right there. #TookMeAMinute—@kerrijack

Wednesday at 02:01pm

A remarkable open letter to Eric Schmidt from head of Axel Springer. via @synch101—@lorcanD

Thursday at 09:09am

Via Anonymous: From 9/11/2001 to present, police have killed more Americans than terrorists. Over 5,000 US citize...—@nazgul

Thursday at 09:12am

If the first thing your mobile app users see is a license agreement and not the app's content, get new lawyers.—@justin

Thursday at 11:28am

An ancient Chinese curse says: "May you be identical to the destitute overweight scrapbooker targeted by your personalized Google Ads."—@BananaKarenina

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 04:26pm

Let's see. Something important. Really important. Actual $$$. And you put it in an eventually consistent database?—@ndw
I predict you will eventually be broke. For really, really small values of eventually. Shoulda used #MarkLogic instead.—@ndw

Friday at 07:15am

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

Friday at 09:50am

Over the hedge. Chocolate mousse. *chuckle*—@ndw

Friday at 03:06pm

The best way to kill an idea is to take it to a meeting. —Unknown—@stop