The short-form week of 30 Mar–5 Apr 2015

06 Apr 2015

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 Friday at 03:49pm

Loved @XMLPrague? Looking forward to @XMLLondon? Wondering about @XMLAmsterdam? You must come to @Balisage! Papers due 17 April! C'mon!—@ndw
@ndw @xmlprague @xmllondon @XMLAmsterdam @Balisage Dayum. That is expensive. I'm pissing blood at the thought of it. I'll stick with London—@DinoFancellu
@DinoFancellu @ndw @xmlprague calling #xmlprague expansive is the best April fool of 2015—@jirkakosek
@jirkakosek @ndw @xmlprague I was talking about Balisage. Reread the original tweet.—@DinoFancellu

Monday at 12:05pm

The backgrounds of science writers for NPR and F(au)X News: http://t.co/ZfREObwDCK —@ndw

Tuesday at 03:32am

A revised list of the deadly sins: • Lust • Gluttony • Greed • Sloth • Wrath • Envy • Pride • “I sent you the logos in a Word doc”—@iamdevloper

Tuesday at 02:05pm

The physics of drying your hands http://t.co/5toIQTM9yL —@iand

Tuesday at 03:20pm

If you plot out then average the location of every human, turns out the typical person lives, works, & dies somewhere in Earth's molten core—@tinysubversions

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 10:04pm

@alexmilowski Binary JSON, that's what we need!—@ndw
@ndw Ask and you shall receive: http://t.co/E3bCg5K6bj —@alexmilowski

Wednesday at 04:06am

I think it's useful to know what business leaders want so that we can vote for the exact opposite—@frankieboyle

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 10:00am

Search for IATA code IOR at iata(.)org: no results; search for name "Kilronan", find its code is IOR. Useful search engine, guys.—@ndw
IOR is in the Acronym Server at http://t.co/4vUVBrAjKm — @ndw Search for IATA code IOR at iata(.)org: no results;—@docum3nt
@docum3nt Cool. I was trying to scrub a few errors out of some airport code data.—@ndw
@ndw And there's even an XML API if you wanna automate error correction ☺—@docum3nt

Thursday at 02:25pm

RT @xmlsummerschool: Mark your cal­en­dars for 2015: Septem­ber 13 — 18. Regis­tra­tion is now open!—@ndw

Thursday at 07:50pm

RT @denyreligion: Atheist Fundamentalist #atheism http://t.co/TQmb0TsCED —@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 08:40pm

I completely forgot that Philip Seymour Hoffman was in The Big Lebowski. RIP PSH.—@ndw
“@ndw: I completely forgot that Philip Seymour Hoffman was in The Big Lebowski. RIP PSH.” Same.—@iRanDumbTweets

Friday at 10:10pm

RT @holdenweb: The reason we should all use encryption is so that nobody can discriminate against those who do—@ndw

Saturday at 12:26am

Sunday at 10:24pm

RT @AlecMuffett: An excellent metaphor for Internet censorship: http://t.co/NnwEjDUWVc http://t.co/aDxKDMLyTU —@ndw

Sunday at 10:33pm

RT @AdamRutherford: Children are not born scientists/the opposite of 'common sense'/you are crap at perceiving reality, by me http://t.co/E… —@ndw