The short-form week of 11–17 May 2015

18 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.

Monday at 07:13am

XML Stars, the journal is out! Stories via @RealMichaelKay @ndw—@dominixml

Monday at 01:55pm

Asking my legislators to oppose legislation that discriminates: less messy that beating my head against a wall and almost as effective.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 08:32pm

"QUESTION: Do you support or oppose efforts to put a woman’s portrait on the $20 bill?" Yes or No. #logicfail—@ndw
@ndw YES!!! 100% Well past due—@amyvdh
I support it wholeheartedly, for what it's worth.—@ndw
@ndw and who would you put on it?—@collwhit
@collwhit Whomever a majority of women would like. apparently ran a series of votes and selected Harriet Tubman.—@ndw

Tuesday at 09:49pm

RT @webmink: Firefox going HTTPS only means dissidents are screwed since they must identify to a certificate provider—@ndw

Tuesday at 09:58pm

@webmink @ndw See—@cramerdw

Tuesday at 11:18pm

RT @patrickDurusau: Sovereignty For International Investors (Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)) #TPP #Warren—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 11:56pm

.@webmink @ndw Please retract your article, its central thesis is completely incorrect. Moz isn't getting rid of HTTP.—@tabatkins
@tabatkins Not my article. And you deny Mozilla is deprecating https? Evidence please. /cc @ndw—@webmink
@webmink @ndw Ah, sorry about the misattribution, will hit up correct author.—@tabatkins
@webmink @ndw I said Moz isn't getting rid of HTTP. HTTP internet will continue to work as normal. Just new features added to HTTPS only.—@tabatkins
@webmink @ndw Evidence is tons of Moz employees complaining in all directions that people keep repeating this silly myth.—@tabatkins

Wednesday at 07:13am

XML Stars, the journal is out! Stories via @ndw—@dominixml

Wednesday at 11:37am

"World Cocktail Day". Huh. Who knew? Personally, I thought that was any day with a name that ended in "y".—@ndw

Thursday at 05:46am

@KngHnryVIII @ndw He'd believe cake. Brownies would be a different matter...—@doctortovey

Thursday at 03:59pm

"The smallest creation of the human form in history," seen here standing on a human hair.—@pickover

Friday at 02:17pm

It turns out Austin is in Texas after all. *sigh* #facepalm—@ndw

Friday at 07:20pm

The Largest Sun in the Galaxy is Canis Majoris. It's large enough to store 6,857,585,280 of our Sun.—@SciencePorn

Friday at 09:05pm

Opinion: Don't feel sorry for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Feel sorry that we still put people to death in America—@latimes

Friday at 09:18pm

Fuzzy logic takes sort-of-axioms and forms pretty-much-propositions.—@mdubinko

Friday at 10:59pm

RT @bobdc: Fascinating article about the relationship between emojis, Unicode, and regular expressions—@ndw

Friday at 11:03pm

RT @KentBeck: nobody wants to take their straw off the camel—@ndw

Friday at 11:10pm

RT @lmorchard: This album. You should buy it. "The reason that I'm not a nihilist is someday I wanna live like in Star Trek"…—@ndw

Friday at 11:17pm

RT @deniseromano: No, you voted to kill women RT @HouseGOP We just voted to protect the lives of the unborn. #HR36—@ndw

Friday at 11:18pm

Colorado had to shut down entire prisons after legalizing marijuana because the drop in prisoners was so stark.—@girlziplocked

In a conversation that started on Saturday at 06:20am

@amyvdh Happy birthday! Enjoy!—@ndw
@ndw thanks very much!! :)—@amyvdh

Saturday at 07:13am

XML Stars, the journal is out! Stories via @JeniT @ndw—@dominixml

Sunday at 07:13am

@ndw In a deepening humanitarian crisis, residents of the city of Austin report that they are surrounded by Texas—@jonathan_robie

Sunday at 11:00am

In case of emergency: 1) Break glass 2) Break all available glass 3) Proceed to porcelain—@VikramParalkar

Sunday at 03:08pm

@mathling Yumm!—@ndw

Sunday at 03:14pm

@gridinoc Occasionally?—@ndw

Sunday at 04:58pm

RT @the_intercept: The biggest threats to free speech come from western governments claiming to protect it.…—@ndw

Sunday at 08:22pm

psa: all of your code is ephemeral & will one day not even matter. it probably doesn't even matter now. how you treat your peers matters 💫—@jennschiffer

Sunday at 09:38pm

RT @VanJones68: THIS! Please retweet.—@ndw

Sunday at 09:38pm

RT @pgor: Writing and gin+tonic go together like… gin and tonic.—@ndw

Sunday at 10:05pm

Pro tip: Life is not a zero-sum game. Others do not always have to lose in order for you to win. #kindness #generosity #equality #humanity—@ndw