The short-form week of 25–31 May 2015

01 Jun 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 05:37am

@pumba_lt Just register for the conference and ask @ndw for a DemoJam slot. Please join us, you won't be disappointed! :-)—@fostercharles
@fostercharles @ndw I wish I could join! Say hi to @wohnjalker from me. Feel free to bring this up for discussion :)—@pumba_lt

Monday at 06:34am

The difference between knowledge and experience in one image:—@joelgascoigne

In a conversation that started on Monday at 08:26am

@mdubinko I've been using Skype more recently and I haven't found much correlation. Maybe the NSA data siphoning server gets overloaded?—@ndw
@ndw @mdubinko Lots of dropouts for me too lately. NSA likes me too.—@sgmlguru

Monday at 08:28am

@RichardDawkins It can. In defense: I'm half English and sometimes it takes me a couple of tries to work out the dialog.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 12:34pm

Tried two different wifi routers, both periodically fall over. They come back after a few minutes. Netgear R7000s. WTF?—@ndw
@ndw Not cheap, but they last longer.—@cramerdw
@ndw Every "top of the line" WiFi router I've owned has failed slowly in some non-obvious annoying way.—@willseth

Monday at 12:35pm

RT @ValaAfshar: A brilliant illustration of how much public space we've surrendered to cars—@ndw

Monday at 02:18pm

And in case you missed it, a panoramic photo taken while rolling down a hill.—@tim_brannigan

Monday at 02:35pm

Incense and candles offered in a temple in Ayutthaya @edibleaustin #travel #photos—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 10:07pm

@bsletten No one I know personally has been seriously effected so far. 4.25 inches in an afternoon is a lot of rain, though.—@ndw
@ndw Is Houston getting it worse now? Has it passed there? Glad to hear it wasn't worse.—@bsletten
@bsletten I haven't really checked the surrounding areas. It's been bad south and west. No data about Houston, sorry.—@ndw

Tuesday at 02:19am

Got an exciting Demo involving XML and/or RDF tech? Enter the XML London DemoJam sponsored by @MarkLogic - Please contact @ndw to enter.—@xmllondon

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 10:23am

@ndw Could I have a @xmllondon demo jam slot for @XMLdirector ?—@MacYET
@MacYET @xmllondon @XMLDirector Sure. I usually wait until the day of to start filling slots, but Charles seems to have started us early :-)—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:29am

Incense and candles at a temple in Ayutthaya @edibleaustin #edibleescape #travel #photos #contest—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:31am

RT @ndw: Incense and candles at a temple in Ayutthaya @edibleaustin #edibleescape #travel #photos #contest—@giveaway_style

Tuesday at 12:39pm

came up with a new metric .... # Norm mentions per minute (norm per min) @ndw making myself chuckle—@_james_fuller

Wednesday at 07:24am

RT @AnnaPawlicka: “I’m using Linux. A library that emacs uses to communicate with Intel hardware.” - Erwin, #emacs, Freenode. Intro to Ma…—@ndw

Wednesday at 07:35pm

SchemaTRON! *chuckle*—@ndw

Wednesday at 11:41pm

@jonathan_robie I hope it continued "all of the culturally surprising typographic irregularities, on the other hand, are intentional. "—@ndw

Thursday at 10:48am

"The way you might do if you had too many jello shots."—@ndw

Thursday at 08:01pm

RT @xmlcalabash: XML Calabash 1.1.4 released.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 09:52pm

Ok, I think I may have my head around enough of the Akka actors framework to start making progress on XML Calabash 2. #scala #akka #xproc—@ndw
@ndw Always thought it made good sense for #Akka and #XProc to go hand in hand. Great stuff.—@MartianOdyssey
@ndw in scala?—@aljopainter
@aljopainter Yep!—@ndw

Thursday at 11:36pm

RT @fordm: BRUCE WAYNE: How can I rid this city of crime ALFRED: Mental health care access, economic development, gun reg— BRUCE: Bring m…—@ndw

Friday at 07:12am

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

Friday at 10:37am

@mdubinko I don't think so, but you left out the sudo. :-)—@ndw

Friday at 12:36pm

RT @doctortovey: #hashtag is @OUPChildrens word of the year - and it is *too* a word, watch: "I love books (hashtag bookworm)". #500words—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 10:53pm

@amyvdh @kplawver Sorry, Kevin. Better luck next time.—@ndw
@ndw @amyvdh @kplawver Bambi eyes challenge anyone?—@robinberjon
@robinberjon @ndw @amyvdh I'm going to need to see some examples before crafting my entry.—@kplawver
@kplawver here's the cat equivalent to Bambi eyes /cc: @robinberjon @ndw @amyvdh—@koalie
@robinberjon @amyvdh @kplawver I'm prepared to concede to Robin without entering into combat. (See you at XML London, btw?)—@ndw
@ndw @amyvdh @kplawver Awww, no one ever wants to play bambi eyes. Nope, won't be at XML London, just coming back from JSConf in Florida!—@robinberjon
@robinberjon I will play!! @ndw @kplawver @kplawver @ndw @koalie my entry for the @robinberjon bambi-eyes contest.—@amyvdh
@amyvdh @ndw @kplawver @koalie I can see this is going to be a tough competition.—@robinberjon
@robinberjon @amyvdh @ndw @koalie My entry in the Bambi eyes challenge:—@kplawver
@kplawver awww! good bambi eyes! (@robinberjon @ndw @koalie)—@amyvdh
@amyvdh @kplawver @robinberjon @ndw how did I end up on that thread? :)—@koalie
@koalie because of the term "bambi eyes" came from you too. but if you'd like to participate, please do! :) @kplawver @robinberjon @ndw—@amyvdh
@robinberjon @ndw @amyvdh Oh, I’m going to play, I’m just teaching a class today. We may have an entire Lawver family Bambi eyes entry.—@kplawver
@robinberjon @amyvdh @kplawver @koalie Oh, very well. I shall succumb to peer pressure. Or something. Behold!—@ndw
@ndw you are a natural!!!! @robinberjon @kplawver @koalie—@amyvdh
@ndw oooh, we have a very serious contender to the #BambiEyes contest! /cc: @robinberjon @amyvdh @kplawver—@koalie
@robinberjon may we expect some of your doe-eyed enchantment? (@koalie @ndw @kplawver)—@amyvdh
@amyvdh @robinberjon @koalie @ndw @kplawver would this be an appropriate moment to point out that venison makes for tasty meat?—@roessler
@roessler appropriate or not consider yourself tagged for the game too (@robinberjon @koalie @ndw @kplawver)—@amyvdh
@amyvdh @koalie @ndw @kplawver Of course, I just needed my bambi sleep first.—@robinberjon
@robinberjon @amyvdh @ndw @kplawver here's my take on #bambieyes for the LOLz.—@koalie
@koalie oh I love it!!! @robinberjon @ndw @kplawver—@amyvdh
@koalie I think it’s between you and @robinberjon /cc @amyvdh @ndw—@kplawver
@kplawver+1 I am really divided! @koalie has the pose too! @robinberjon @ndw—@amyvdh
@koalie @robinberjon @amyvdh @kplawver I believe that's @koalie for the win!—@ndw
@ndw They are all very good, but I actually have a slight preference for yours. @koalie @amyvdh @kplawver—@robinberjon
@robinberjon @ndw my +1 to @ndw as well. /cc: @amyvdh @kplawver—@koalie
@dontcallmeDOM I want to use this picture for W3C’s 500 error pages. Really. @ndw @koalie @amyvdh @kplawver—@robinberjon
@robinberjon good idea. A really expressive face. @dontcallmeDOM @ndw @koalie @amyvdh @kplawver—@cyberbaloo_
@robinberjon @dontcallmeDOM @ndw @koalie @amyvdh @kplawver 500 page? This is the 'So you want to create a Community Group?' background—@sgalineau
@sgalineau @robinberjon @dontcallmeDOM @koalie @amyvdh @kplawver Oh, really? Perhaps I misunderstood the pose?—@ndw
@sgalineau @dontcallmeDOM @koalie @amyvdh @kplawver OK. I think everyone agrees this has become a project to document the many faces of @ndw—@robinberjon
@ndw If they didn't agree before, THEY HAVE TO NOW! @sgalineau @dontcallmeDOM @koalie @amyvdh @kplawver—@robinberjon
@ndw love this! it has a great 13th Dr. (Who) vibe @sgalineau @robinberjon @dontcallmeDOM @koalie @kplawver—@amyvdh
@dontcallmeDOM Not sure which one you’re going for, but I just laughed for 30 straight seconds. /cc @robinberjon @ndw @koalie @amyvdh—@kplawver
@dontcallmeDOM your nostrils, they've got flare! /cc: @robinberjon @ndw @amyvdh @kplawver—@koalie
@koalie Well played. Really. There ought to be an award for the best pun involving nostrils. @dontcallmeDOM @ndw @amyvdh @kplawver—@robinberjon
@dontcallmeDOM this makes me so happy. @robinberjon @ndw @koalie @kplawver—@amyvdh
@dontcallmeDOM That’s my new screen background: Gargoyle Bambi. @ndw @koalie @amyvdh @kplawver—@robinberjon
@robinberjon This is a very strong entry. You broke my heart a little. /cc @amyvdh @koalie @ndw—@kplawver
@robinberjon Whoa!! wonderful! I want to offer you things, like your crown as Bambi-eyes (@koalie @ndw @kplawver)—@amyvdh
@amyvdh I don’t know, we have very strong contenders here… @koalie @ndw @kplawver—@robinberjon
@robinberjon it is true. I await other votes @koalie @ndw @kplawver—@amyvdh
@robinberjon i call foul. that's not Bambi Eyes - that's 'constipation face'. @amyvdh @koalie @ndw @kplawver—@brucel
@brucel I’m sorry that’s the effect it has on you. @amyvdh @koalie @ndw @kplawver—@robinberjon
@robinberjon oh no, it had preciselu the opposite effect on me. @amyvdh @koalie @ndw @kplawver—@brucel
@brucel Ah, so at long last we'll get a chance to see you in a good mood! @amyvdh @koalie @ndw @kplawver—@robinberjon
@robinberjon you would win but it would be worth it just to see entries! @ndw @kplawver @koalie—@amyvdh

Saturday at 09:33am

RT @webfoundation: .@timberners_lee says “there has never been so much at stake” #webwewantfest—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Saturday at 05:04pm

Any reading this have any opinions about changetip(.com), pro or con?—@ndw
@ndw No, but I'm willing to accept a tip from you if you want to try it out! :-)—@MartianOdyssey
@MartianOdyssey Fair enough, if no one scares me off, I'll send you a beer. :-)—@ndw

Saturday at 06:40pm

RT @BillMoyersHQ: Do you think that congressional intelligence committees should declassify the #TPP negotiating text?…—@ndw

Saturday at 06:43pm

RT @fietsprofessor: The argument that your city is not like Amsterdam is invalid. Neither was Amsterdam; it took long, radical effort http:…—@ndw

Saturday at 09:12pm

All those people protesting the mosque in Phoenix are more like ISIS than they'll ever understand.—@kumailn

Saturday at 10:48pm

RT @AmyDentata: ⚪️ This ad is irrelevant ⚪️ This ad is misleading ⚪️ This ad is offensive 🔘 The very concept of ads is offensive—@ndw

Sunday at 07:12am

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

Sunday at 01:31pm

For maintainers open source software is “free as in a puppy”—@trek

Monday at 05:08pm

RT @digiphile: In a democracy, the people should have the right to freely read the codes that govern them. https://…—@ndw