The short-form week of 26 Oct–1 Nov 2015

02 Nov 2015; last modified 20 Nov 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 Thursday at 10:22pm

Following @edd, Verifying that +ndw is my blockchain ID. https://t.co/cT4Iq2A8HB—@ndw
@ndw @edd Rather a slick way of advertising (blockchain)?—@dpawson
@dpawson @edd I don't think it's advertising, exactly. It's another angle on identity. Presumably the blockchain ID lasts forever.—@ndw
@ndw @edd Pondering how blockchain ideas / principles might be used by [data|doc]heads.—@dpawson
@ndw @edd https://t.co/ZYzvXdjmGu MSDT jumps in!—@dpawson
@ndw hopefully it might be worth it something :)—@edd

In a conversation that started on Monday at 01:46am

@mojavelinux It appears that asciidoctor expands :docinfo: but asciidoctorj 1.5.2 does not? Or have I not passed in the right option(s)?—@ndw
@ndw It should work in 1.5.2, but the configuration will be much clearer in 1.5.3. Here's the current state: https://t.co/163h8xquOf—@mojavelinux
@mojavelinux Well, it doesn't seem to. Is there a guide that explains how templates work? Where's the code or template that converts X to Y?—@ndw
@ndw There's no guide yet for how to make the templates. It's top priority for docs. Partial guide here: https://t.co/s3BxJWSkLU—@mojavelinux
@ndw I need more details to help you solve your docinfo problem.—@mojavelinux
@mojavelinux Re: more detali. I understand. Will try to construct a small example in due course. Buried in a big example now.—@ndw
@ndw I'll keep an watch out for your reply.—@mojavelinux
@mojavelinux Just a pointer: here's the template that turns this markup "..." into this output "...". I presume they follow a pattern :-)—@ndw

Monday at 04:15am

RT @labuzamovies: Reading an 1866 complaint that the advent of book selling on trains is making people less sociable because everyone stare…—@ndw

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

highly recc XML Amsterdam https://t.co/B2fPUJ0ku4 #xmlamsterdam ... @ndw going to speak ...hmmm trying to figure out if I can go!—@_james_fuller
.@_james_fuller You should! My talk is starting to come together. On review, literally called "nuts" and "one very sick puppy". Good times—@ndw

Tuesday at 05:44pm

RT @tommorris: HTML is for structure. CSS is for presentation. JavaScript is for modal pop ups and breaking "open link in new tab".—@ndw

Wednesday at 06:09am

Learning from the @TalkTalk_UK hack, we have DOUBLED our database encryption strength. Passwords are now protected by TWO rounds of rot13—@status_updates

Thursday at 09:52am

RT @sanityinc: Heisenberg's Release Uncertainty Principle says you can accurately know what the software will do, or when you'll get it, bu…—@ndw

Thursday at 10:05am

RT @Balisage: Balisage 2016 scheduled: pre-conference symposium 8/1/16, conference 8/2 - 8/5/16. North Bethesda, MD, USA Details: http://t.… —@ndw

Saturday at 08:25pm

Today, for a slightly generous definition of "day", I will cross two oceans and a continent in relative comfort and near perfect safety.—@ndw

Sunday at 01:30pm

Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. I would like you to join my professional network on LinkedIn.—@er0tikka

Sunday at 07:35pm

RT @maradydd: @quinnnorton @ErrataRob shame is weaponised status. always has been. any society built on shame is doomed to hierarchy.—@ndw