The short-form week of 20–26 Oct 2014

27 Oct 2014; last modified 03 Nov 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 Wednesday at 02:22pm

I wonder if the Nexus 6 is a form factor that can replace both my Nexus 5 and my Nexus 7. And I wonder if I'll want the Nexus 9 anyway.—@ndw
@ndw Yes. When I started using a Galaxy Note, I quickly abandoned my Nexus 7. I've enjoyed watching the world catch up on the phablet thing.—@cramerdw

Wednesday at 10:32am

I’m quite sure that Frogs were into Hip-Hop long before the music industry was.—@neiltyson

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 12:17pm

Democratic obligation fulfilled. #IVotedForWendy —@ndw
@ndw Like how you phrased that!—@semweblongshot

Wednesday at 03:35pm

To those confused by Iceland's success - they bailed out people & punished banks, the opposite of what the UK did. Austerity is illogical.—@MiriamBrett

Thursday at 09:09am

Dear shirt makers. if you do not wish me to immediately attack your labels with a stitch ripper, stop making them out of sandpaper. KTHXBAI.—@ndw

Thursday at 11:20am

"Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn." #creepy #fortune #fortunecookie —@ndw

Thursday at 04:53pm

Robocall: Hello, this is John Boehner -- ME: YAAAAUUUUGH (Chucks phone across room) (Hits it with a hammer) (Burns down house)—@scalzi

Friday at 05:30am

Realizing I better learn XML Calabash by @ndw My present project is short-lived but who knows what the future holds.—@ttso

Friday at 10:15pm

@georgebina Very nice, George!—@ndw

Friday at 10:21pm

RT @denyreligion: Science is cancelled #atheism —@ndw

Saturday at 07:18pm

RT @BadAstronomer: Watching the news in the airport and I'm far more terrified of CNN than I am of Ebola.—@ndw

Saturday at 07:21pm

@ndw @BadAstronomer Ebola can only kill you. CNN can make you STOOPID.—@bsletten

Sunday at 12:49pm

"I'm not evil, I'm just differently moral." /via @doctortovey —@ndw

Sunday at 02:01pm

We will hold nurses for 21 days in mandatory quarantines! LEADERSHIP One hour waitng periods to buy guns... HITLERS!!!!!—@PoliticaILine

Sunday at 02:29pm

@mnot @robinberjon I'm on my way. DFW to SFO next. Also waited too long alas. But only a couple of miles away, I think.—@ndw

Sunday at 03:45pm

To the person or persons who put up *stickers* of electrical outlets in DFW: I wish you dashed hopes and frustration without end.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 11:26pm

@alexmilowski you can buy a usb one for a few bucks.—@ndw
@ndw I can literally but a USB stick for a few bucks too.—@alexmilowski
@alexmilowski You want to argue, or you want your degree?—@ndw
@ndw I've asked about the flash drive ... otherwise, I'll make the CD work. Meanwhile, I'll need to locate media.—@alexmilowski
@ndw Besides, I need to fedex whatever to Edinburgh ...—@alexmilowski