The short-form week of 17–23 Aug 2015

24 Aug 2015; last modified 03 Oct 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 05:27am

May 10th. The last day American Police went WITHOUT killing someone. March 11th. The last day German Police KILLED someone.—@ShaunKing
Clarification on previous. (Contrast still unbelievable, but accuracy vital.) https://t.co/ll9qWt9lcU—@timminchin

Monday at 02:00pm

RT @dogsdoingthings: Dogs advising you to keep calm and allow the infinite weight of capitalism to grind your bones into dust.—@ndw

Tuesday at 06:30am

Nearly finished bk 2 of @huhghhowey Silo Trilogy. Bloody hell. If you like a bit of post-apocalyptic dystopia, then this is for you. HT @ndw —@doctortovey

Tuesday at 11:13pm

YCombinator is now Hammacher Schlemmer with billions of dollars and a God complex—@Pinboard

Wednesday at 12:20am

"It may not be your truth but it's true for me. It's my truth." No, if it's true it's true -- for everyone. Truth doesn't care about you.—@RichardDawkins

Wednesday at 12:47am

RT @michaelshermer: The University of Chicago's new free speech statement. This nails it. http://t.co/fOQKIQOU9T http://t.co/4FwFYVPrgA —@ndw

Wednesday at 12:49am

RT @Pinboard: “Luna is a dual-zone mattress cover” leaving the market wide open to more poly-friendly mattress covers—@ndw

Wednesday at 10:52am

For a modest $500 fee I will tell your spouse I'm the guy who stole your identity and created that fake profile. #ashleymadisonhack —@JohnFugelsang

Wednesday at 01:19pm

RT @kplawver: It would be funny if these morons weren’t a well-armed public menace: http://t.co/NLZCyA3s4Z —@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 01:29pm

@kplawver Be strong. You can do it!—@ndw
@ndw Will do and yes I can!—@kplawver

Wednesday at 10:09pm

RT @kiphampton: Bad Lip Reading does the first GOP debate. Oh, god I needed this. https://t.co/cm4SsgFIU2 (via @rjgoldsborough)—@ndw