The short-form week of 15–21 Jun 2015

22 Jun 2015; last modified 29 Jul 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 01:15am

Best courtroom exchange ever? —@rabihalameddine

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 04:30am

Nice work @virgintrains Expensive wifi that doesn't work followed by indefinite hold for customer service.—@ndw
@ndw Who are you trying to get through to? Our support team? ^LF—@VirginTrains
@VirginTrains Anyone who can fix "error 308: invalid code" after I forked over £9.95—@ndw
@ndw That'll need to be our support team on 0330 088 1271^LF—@VirginTrains
@VirginTrains No, that's west coast trains and I'm on east, apparently. East coast support is indefinite hold music. From my US mobile :-(—@ndw

Tuesday at 09:57am

RT @neiltyson: In 5-billion yrs the Sun will expand & engulf our orbit as the charred ember that was once Earth vaporizes. Have a nice day.—@ndw

Tuesday at 10:31am


Tuesday at 10:45am

@neiltyson @ndw Ok, people, the clock is ticking! ;)—@nsushkin

Wednesday at 03:44am

@j4 There's the bug then!—@ndw

Wednesday at 09:43pm

Is it a sin to tan? Of cos not—@SciencePorn

Thursday at 02:08am

@ThinkAtheist Ricky sums up what you're trying to communicate.. #Atheist —@aaron_smail

Thursday at 03:25am

RT @ACLU: Surveillance transforms your relationships w/friends... your relationship w/yourself." Powerful essay by @azarnafisi… —@ndw

Thursday at 03:32am

RT @neiltyson: I dream of a world where the truth is what shapes people's politics, rather than politics shaping what people think is true.—@ndw

Thursday at 05:31am

RT @EFF: Strong encryption and anonymity are critical to free expression, says UN free speech watchdog @davidaKaye:…—@ndw

Thursday at 07:11am

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

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 10:20am

@peteaven you're one of the fun and brilliant ones, buddy. Congrats on eight years! Only eight more to sixteen!—@ndw
@ndw Thanks Norm. You're an inspiration sir. And I wonder which version of the server will be out in another 8 years? To the GSD mobile!!!—@peteaven

Thursday at 10:38am

RT @kplawver: In addition to prayers, maybe politicians could support legislation/education that could help prevent domestic terrorism.—@ndw

Thursday at 12:49pm

A racist can walk into a church, say "I'm killing y'all because of racism." And media will be like "but what was his motive?"—@elonjames

In a conversation that started on Saturday at 05:47pm

@ndw Hey, what ever happened to your Extreme DocBook work?—@michaelryap
@michaelryap it became the foundation for DocBook 5.0, an OASIS Standard. We're finalizing 5.1 now.—@ndw
@ndw Rad. And thank you for the introduction to CSS, XML presentations on your website. They were great reads.—@michaelryap

Sunday at 04:19pm

RT @AlecMuffett: Sharing photos of the Eiffel Tower by night is illegal under French © law; would you like that to happen to Big Ben? http:… —@ndw