The short-form week of 4–10 May 2015

11 May 2015; last modified 16 Jun 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 Monday at 08:47am

Is 'pydoc' state of the art for Python API docs? 'pydoc -w directory' complains "no doc found" where 'pydoc -w directory/file.py' works.—@ndw
@ndw no, the state of the art in python docs is sphinx.—@dckc
@dckc I meant API docs, the sort of stuff that's built from structured comments a la JavaDoc. Did you mean that too?—@ndw
@ndw yes, sphinx plays the role of javadoc too. http://t.co/GVqmyIBxpk —@dckc
@ndw https://t.co/3OjnqswLLZ—@dckc

Monday at 01:00pm

@JoshNarva Well done! And congratulations!—@ndw

Tuesday at 05:06pm

This is our "free press". The playthings of panicking rich moguls spreading fear to stop any threat to their power http://t.co/xvwtfXpHJB —@OwenJones84

Tuesday at 11:41pm

"And now this once-in-a-lifetime event is happening again..." Uhm...—@ndw

Wednesday at 11:47pm

RT @denyreligion: Gay Marriage Flow Chart #atheism http://t.co/4IDcr0CfQT —@ndw

Wednesday at 11:55pm

RT @SciencePorn: Lost an electron. You really have to keep an ion them.—@ndw

Thursday at 12:02am

@timbray The crazy, it burns.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 09:08pm

@ndw shall we send the cavalry? http://t.co/ucITt8wyl0 —@collwhit
@collwhit Yes, please.—@ndw

Thursday at 11:21pm

RT @codinghorror: I try to cheer people up by reminding them it could be worse, they could also be dead on the outside. That is why I am a …—@ndw

Friday at 12:14am

Turn the UK off and turn it back on again.—@brianftang

Saturday at 03:45am

Password must contain a capital letter, a number, a plot, a protagonist with some character development, and a surprise ending.—@moonbeamattach

Saturday at 06:38am

What Your Computer Does While You Wait http://t.co/WZ89ezsyRK —@iand

Sunday at 12:00am

RT @PennyRed: Don't let the bastards get you down. I wrote this re: the election results. It's about depression. https://t.co/YzFQgW8PcR—@ndw

Sunday at 09:18am

RT @Jaqian: The simple math problem that blows apart the NSA's surveillance justifications http://t.co/0MnwX4UMl3 @doctorow —@ndw

Sunday at 03:58pm

Strange women lying in ponds distributing swords seems increasingly appealing as a basis for a system of government.—@Longshanks1307

Sunday at 11:19pm

“Every society honors its live conformists and its dead troublemakers.” —Marshall McLuhan—@mattthomas

Sunday at 11:38pm

RT @Kurt_Vonnegut: They say there are no atheists in foxholes, and this is a good argument against atheism. I think it's a better argument …—@ndw