The short-form week of 6–12 Jul 2015

13 Jul 2015; last modified 07 Aug 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 05:00am

The ASD Times is out! Stories via @oakbridge @Health_FF @ndw —@Organicwal

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 10:12am

@ndw oh wow that's simply majestic!—@FrogCroakley

Thursday at 07:15am

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

Thursday at 07:38am

RT @horton_official: This is amazing —@ndw

Thursday at 07:49am

RT @kendall: The three virtues of good programmers are humility, determination, and curiosity.—@ndw

Thursday at 07:54am

«Hey London, Stop Whining About the Tube Strike» Great writing from @sam_kriss (via @ndw, @horton_official)—@robinberjon

Thursday at 02:04pm

@kendall @ndw that goes for non-programmers as well—@pointclear

Thursday at 08:26pm

RT @supersole: retweeting this piece again because it's just RIGHT.—@ndw

Thursday at 08:29pm

RT @SavedYouAClick: Every time you click on bullshit, you only encourage them more.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 11:55pm

@mdubinko In my experience, the process of automation takes ages. The coefficient is > 1 for a (possibly long?) time. Eventually, however...—@ndw
@ndw @mdubinko see—@JeniT

In a conversation that started on Friday at 12:04am

@dmccreary I see your point. On the other hand, typing symbols into a machine and having it do things is magic, no matter the symbols.—@ndw
@ndw good point. Since I am a big fan of domain-specific languages (XProc!) you can see I have mixed feelings about this trend.—@dmccreary

Friday at 12:14am

@mdubinko it's not that bad. It's very, very good. It's just different.—@ndw

Friday at 01:58pm

What Jeff says.—@wendycockcroft

Friday at 06:57pm

Supreme Autoplay Council meetings are easy to miss because they start whether or not anyone is there. I’ll show myself out.—@Pinboard

In a conversation that started on Friday at 09:10pm

@ndw go to 20:44 for my take on JSON vs. XML :-O—@dmccreary
@dmccreary I spent some time editing CloudFormation JSON payloads this week. [expletive deleted --ed]—@ndw

Saturday at 12:10am

RT @MichaelPNash: Blogged: Emacs Myths: —@ndw

Saturday at 07:15am

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

Saturday at 07:37pm

Musician: "Here's my set list for tonight." Programmer: "Make up your mind. Is it a set or a list?"—@JoeSondow

Saturday at 11:46pm

RT @jonathansampson: git commit -m "Fixed interface issues." —@ndw

Sunday at 05:09pm

Alternative solution to the Greek crisis: kick Germany out to teach them some humility; solve the remaining smaller issues without austerity—@robinberjon