The short-form week of 9–15 Jun 2014

16 Jun 2014; last modified 09 Jul 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 Monday at 04:29am

Powered by Java (Sun-era logo): Italian coop supermarket checkout terminals.—@ndw
@ndw pics or it didn't happen.—@fsanders
@fsanders Yeah, I know. Photographing someone else's grocery bill seemed a bit intrusive for me. Besides, what, you don't believe me?—@ndw
@ndw misunderstood. I was envisioning intel inside type logos on the pos machines. Also, I do but, FOR POSTERITY!—@fsanders

Monday at 05:21am

Homeopaths seem to want official recognition by the government. Government ought to provide such recognit...—@tommorris

Monday at 07:14am

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

Tuesday at 05:53pm

RT @tomcoates: Finally, if you haven't done so, you should stop donating to either the Republicans or the Democrats and donate to http://t.…—@ndw

Wednesday at 09:52am

I WENT through a TIME LORD DRIVE-THRU. They ASKED for my ORDER. I replied 'JUST a MOMENT'. They said, 'WILL THAT BE ALL?' #TimeHumour—@DalekThay

Thursday at 12:03pm

Current status:—@ndw

Thursday at 05:40pm

Loving this documentation of short-URL bad practice, implicating Twitter, Slate and Google. Madness!—@torgo

Thursday at 10:33pm

Next generation: do me a favor and stop signing up for Wall Street. Go into the sciences, okay? Science is WAY COOLER than greed. Thanks—@kristenschaaled

Friday at 02:10am

Between the enormous chains of redirects and the generally poor performance of, I abandon a lot of clicks unseen.—@ndw

Friday at 02:16am

RT @glentickle: Someone gave my wife a "Chemical Free Weed Killer" recipe. I made some corrections.—@ndw

Saturday at 02:10am

The human mind is amazing. It shows that physics can do philosophy.—@sjzara

Saturday at 10:06am

Collectively, the country of France has a giant middle finger made if bread aimed at the gluten-free movement.—@dcm

Saturday at 10:07am

Time is a spiky rubber ball and I gnaw it until it stops squeaking.—@I_AM_PEPITA

In a conversation that started on Saturday at 10:22am

Bunking down at FCO tonight. Home tomorrow. Work on Monday. Can someone remind me again, what is I do for a living? #lovelyvacationending—@ndw
@ndw I share the feeling. Sent the laptop home today, without reading the email backlog. Great to have people minding the shop for me.—@michaelhkay

Saturday at 06:37pm

The two teams would score way more goals between them if they'd just collaborate. I don't understand this game. #WorldCup2014—@tomcoates

Saturday at 07:40pm

When Jesus said love your enemies, he meant us to take that seriously. #FUM2014—@robinmsf

Sunday at 01:30am

BA flies the 787 between AUS and LHR. Sweet!—@ndw

Sunday at 01:37am

In the Alitalia lounge at FCO surrounded by pictures of popes in cockpits...must not channel Tim Minchin, must not channel...—@ndw

Sunday at 02:15am

RT @secretGeek: "Reading a book" is a classic important but non urgent task. When your lifestyle lacks any book time, you know you're in th…—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 02:31am

Huh, @TripIt just sent me a totally spurious gate change announcement. That's a first. Luckily it was obvious. (UA41 dep from T5 not T3)—@ndw
@ndw Hi Norman, please check your e-mail for feedback from the Tripit Support team.—@TripIt

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 12:18pm

My twitter nick got caught up in some gun nut thread. Holy cow! The crazy, it burns!—@ndw
@ndw May have to find asylum in the local Chipotle's.—@aljopainter

Sunday at 12:44pm

Bush's very public vow not to criticize Obama is a classic case of...meh, fuck that vile dolt.—@kendall

Sunday at 02:05pm

RT @JoePasqua: “@BBCiPlayer is now completely built on the NoSQL @MarkLogic stack” Also powered the 2012 Olympics site.…—@ndw

Sunday at 05:24pm

When I nod at your cultural references, it's not because I know who you are talking about. It's because I don't care enough to ask.—@michaelianblack

Sunday at 07:24pm

Inbox +3119. #backfromvacation #itwasworthit—@ndw