The short-form week of 12–18 May 2014

19 May 2014; last modified 20 May 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 07:20pm

Con: spilled pot of water onto floor and foot. Pro: before I raised it to boiling, the kitchen floor needed washing.—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:19am

RT @NicholsUprising: There's not a compromise position on Net Neutrality. It either exists, or it doesn't. Under FCC chair Wheeler's plan, …—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:21am

RT @dret: "Pervasive Monitoring Is an Attack" #IETF accepts this fact, and promises to care.—@ndw

Tuesday at 04:05pm

@NicholsUprising @ndw @freepress Why not - N MB/sec "neutral zone," > N MB/sec is "market rate." Sender's choice. Yes? Set N fairly high.—@patrickDurusau

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

Asking Cruz and Cornyn to be rational and reasonable always feels...weird—@ndw
@ndw Seems akin to asking water to be dry.—@lyda
@lyda Kinda. Except I don't think it's likely to be as fruitful.—@ndw

Tuesday at 10:08pm

RT @mdavid: - SuperPAC to end all SuperPacs. Mayday for the Republic.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 07:05am

Several sites didn't work in Chrome a few days ago, so I switched back to Firefox, which, this morning, won't let me log into Gmail. Lovely.—@ndw
@ndw Sorry your Firefox doesn't behave. Check out the tips here #fxhelp—@jobins_john
@ndw can't be. it is all standardized by the whatwg!—@icing

Wednesday at 07:38am

@bortzmeyer "Latency is hard to fake. Increasing the speed of light is out of the scope of this WG" #RIPE68—@secastro

Wednesday at 07:54am

@jevdemon Forced brevity is a twitter feature which doesn't begin to explain the inanity you describe, of course.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 10:10am

OH "If we decant the poodle before the storm, that would be good..."—@ndw
@ndw Did they have long incisors and avoid daylight?—@dpawson

Thursday at 01:51pm

RT @mikeloukides: Life, death, autonomous vehicles: new radar post—@ndw

Friday at 07:14am

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

Friday at 03:55pm

Seriously, it’s just code. The more I write it, the less I care in what language it is.—@pcalcado

In a conversation that started on Saturday at 04:14pm

"When does the next train come?" "You just missed it." Uhm, what? #notthepoint—@ndw
@ndw You clearly missed the smirk that came with the news.—@dpawson
@ndw you missed (past tense) the _next_ train. Almost philosophical.—@MarieBilde
@ndw There's a Yogi Barra logic to the reply. I'd interpret that as meaning "You'll have to wait a while since one just left"—@cramerdw