The short-form week of 7–13 Jul 2014

14 Jul 2014; last modified 23 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 03:46pm

Yes,,,, and a few other sites are down. Should be back tomorrow.—@ndw
@ndw is down (used in your flickr1.xsl library). Is this related to the other sites?—@erikespana
@ndw I noticed it today. Do you have an estimate of when that file will be back online?—@erikespana
@ndw What about hosting the file on your github account, until your websites are restored?—@erikespana
@erikespana I'll see what I can do today. Not sure what the story is...—@ndw
@erikespana I didn't think that was down. Other sites still are :-(—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 06:01pm

Note to self: eat more oysters.—@ndw
@ndw Whilst avoiding the bad ones?—@dpawson

Monday at 10:50am

RT @BadAstronomer: Dear media: Stop putting anti-science reality-denying crackpots on your news shows.—@ndw

Tuesday at 07:14am

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

Tuesday at 06:23pm

Only an engineer would to this—@SciencePorn

Tuesday at 06:51pm

Looking down on the crater from Haleakalā.—@dtunkelang

Tuesday at 10:51pm

Wednesday at 07:48am

The optimist says the glass is half full. The pessimist says half empty. The scientist says, "why isn't it full of coffee?"—@SciencePorn

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 08:16am

@peteaven New phone?—@ndw
@ndw yessir. 5s. having fun with slo-mo. all vids are much more dramatic now. oh, and it's a phone too it seems!—@peteaven

Wednesday at 08:19am

RT @geoffarnold: Money quote: "This is what happens in a surveillance state: to inoculate themselves against suspicion, people... http://t.…—@ndw

Wednesday at 04:25pm

Got a Sonos:1 for a small shelf. Worried that power cord might be a problem; discovered cord elegantly recessed into the base. #designwin—@ndw

Wednesday at 08:53pm

You're a ghost driving a meat coated skeleton made from stardust, what do you have to be scared of? ~@porkbeard—@pickover

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 09:14pm

All is right with the world. Or at least my little corner of it. Weblog and ancillary sites back online. Sorry about that folks.—@ndw
@ndw is not working for me, is that in your corner?—@apb1704
@apb1704 Don't think that was effected and seems up for me. Still having trouble?—@ndw
@ndw Up now, maybe was local problem for me. thanks.—@apb1704
@ndw is still down for me. Any idea when that'll be online again?—@erikespana

Thursday at 07:14am

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

Thursday at 11:56am

“We have to do the HTML5 blockquote with seven nested tags inside it because, semantics.”—@zeldman

Thursday at 11:47pm

American out of office: "I'm on vacation but will check email hourly. Reach me on my mobile." European: "I am unavailable until September."—@shanselman

Friday at 10:51pm

Sunday at 10:50am

Objective: custard. Achievement: very sweet, slightly scrambled eggs. #dangit—@ndw