The short-form week of 7–13 Oct 2014

14 Oct 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.

Tuesday at 09:01am

You say "tomato" & I say "tomato", you say "potato" & I say "potato", you say "webinar" & I say "I'm sorry, it's over, I'm leaving you."—@HeardinLondon

Tuesday at 10:53am

Unsure if you should write your own crypto library? Consult this handy checklist: [ ] no [ ] hell no [ ] wtf is wrong with you [ ] no—@mhoye

Wednesday at 04:34am

RT @spolsky: You use emacs, right? http://t.co/PP9UCc5e0l —@ndw

Wednesday at 05:50am

Yesss! RT @ndw @spolsky: You use emacs, right? http://t.co/w1RZic5Ctu —@docum3nt

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 04:51pm

Software devs, consultants, etc., wanna work with some really great people, for a really great company? Drop me a line! #marklogic #hiring —@ndw
@ndw @xquery Is the Paris #MarkLogic office just an announcement or is there a real address?—@aljopainter
@aljopainter @ndw @xquery All MarkLogic office addresses are listed here: http://t.co/skG9vHp3C0 —@grtjn
@grtjn @ndw @xquery Thanks. I'd looked just last week and wasn't listed then. Cool. Just across the Champs Elysées from my workplace.—@aljopainter
@ndw is one of the employee benefits that you aren't allow to subscribe to public-w3process?—@soypunk

Wednesday at 04:54pm

The preceding tweet was sponsored by my referral bonus. :-)—@ndw

Thursday at 07:40pm

Next time I come to Austin I need to stay a bit to see @ndw, @juansequeda and @gabrielgironda —@kendall

Thursday at 09:23pm

OH "It's a very serious nonsense."—@ndw

Thursday at 10:50pm

Saturday at 05:22am

“Those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience” ― C. S. Lewis—@CSLewisDaily

Saturday at 06:05am

Silicon Valley is what not to be. A thing that benefits few and enriches fewer in the pursuit of pointless lives that makes people sadder.—@umairh

Saturday at 08:05am

I have a predictive model for human behaviour that says that all people are idiots. It seems to be a good first-order approximation.—@alphajuliet

Saturday at 08:20am

Saturday at 09:57am

@simonstl I think I'd settle for an industry devoted to ferrying human beings instead of cattle.—@ndw

Saturday at 11:20am

Looking to print poster-but-custom-sized prints. Recommendations? #photography #printing #posters —@ndw

Saturday at 11:35am

I hope one of them is Comic Sans. I hate Comic Sans. #fonts http://t.co/pkJLf7O7RZ —@ThatChrisGore

Saturday at 01:20pm

THIS is what a church should be like (x-post from /r/funny) #atheism http://t.co/e0vx8pjIDq —@denyreligion

Sunday at 04:03am

"I never make the same mistake twice. I make it five or six times, you know, just to be sure"—@_GrahamSmith

Sunday at 11:10pm

RT @timoreilly: Excellent piece on misuse of data in public discourse http://t.co/gyUNiHxr5k The No. 1 Cause of Traffic Fatalities? It’s No…—@ndw