The short-form week of 27 Apr–3 May 2015

04 May 2015; last modified 09 May 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.

Tuesday at 08:15am

@jacqui Nope.—@ndw

Tuesday at 08:54am

WRT military exercises, TX res. are concerned that "the training op is a way for the fed gvmt to take over TX and much of the southwest"—@ndw

Tuesday at 09:15am

Stop riots with this one weird trick: Hold militarized police accountable for murdering unarmed black citizens.—@davatron5000

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 11:09am

@CustomInkStatus It's down again. :-/—@ndw
@ndw @CustomInkStatus The site is back up and we're investigating the cause. Please let us know if you continue to experience any issues.—@customink

Tuesday at 02:28pm

the only thing more important than successfully building something, is the track record you create for how you treated people along the way—@NaithanJones

Tuesday at 08:50pm

Instead of asking "why do they protest?" look at the history of the country and ask "why do they still have to?"—@Locs_n_Laughs

Tuesday at 11:02pm

We’re AppCelerVaters. Our Cloudufacturing Dronergises legacy business models. GUARANTEED UNICORN! Need $2M seed, and quickly as I’m hungry.—@gnat

Tuesday at 11:15pm

RT @micahpedia: Short story series focusing on computer science. Deception Fault, $0.99 —@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 02:20am

@micahpedia @ndw I take it this is a recommendation gents?—@dpawson
@dpawson @micahpedia Absolutely!—@ndw
@ndw @micahpedia I'll try it. Back at you. —@dpawson

Wednesday at 03:51am

Oh look @ndw - more of that awesome stuff we were talking about. *sigh*—@doctortovey

Wednesday at 06:30pm

CANNOT UNSEE. —@thekroog

Wednesday at 07:44pm

Picard management tip: Finish what you start.—@PicardTips

Wednesday at 07:50pm

I'd retweet this 50 times if I could. Maybe more.—@simonstl

Wednesday at 11:04pm

Thursday at 04:06pm

Outlook calendar support for repeating meetings is the suck. But I guess that was to be expected.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 06:55pm

Thinking about alternative syntaxes for structured text. #Balisage #XML #AsciiDoctor #CommonMark.—@ndw
@ndw #win, so long as we can play nicely with the output? Ultimate SGML keyboard minimisation?—@dpawson
@ndw You might also be interested in this effort. Still getting off the ground.—@mojavelinux
@ndw This way leadeth to combinatorial explosion and devious syntactic inventiveness, you know. :-)—@donrday
@donrday I do know. But that's not a reason not to understand it—@ndw
@ndw Indeed. I'm watching this activity with some interest. Main concern is loss of polyglot interoperability. —@donrday
@ndw Structured text sounds like XML except for pertinent multiple roots, opportunities for arrays and maps/entries. XML Tools matter!—@AlainCouthures

In a conversation that started on Friday at 03:09am

@ndw Thanks for the follow! I've worked with or employed several XML experts from Austin. Is there something in the water there?—@mdunn1
@mdunn1 I've been a structured markup hack far longer than I've been an Austinite, so I can't rightly say.—@ndw

Friday at 04:36pm

Perspective Apple: We'll sell you a gold-plated watch for $10,000. Tesla: We'll sell you a battery that will change the world for $3,500.—@chronsciguy

Saturday at 04:52am

"Did you know you can tell if someone is a programmer simply by saying the word "timezones" and seeing if they cringe?" - @MappingKat —@abt_programming

Saturday at 07:48am

Saturday at 02:49pm

In the end, we are all the same on the inside. —@SciencePorn

Sunday at 11:01pm

RT @mojavelinux: DocBook toolchain, I really hate you. You are a complicated mess of indirection. Gives me renewed hope for Asciidoctor PDF.—@ndw