The short-form week of 9–15 Nov 2015

16 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.

Monday at 01:58am

RT @Pinboard: If I can make you look like an ass by retweeting what you say, it’s not because I have some kind of odd superpower requiring …—@ndw

Monday at 04:12am

Train to AMS delayed briefly...locomotive engine needs to be rebooted. #livinginthefuture—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 06:46am

Nasty, leaky smoking "areas" at @schiphol airport. #Blechhh—@ndw
@ndw Hi Norman, we appreciate your feedback. Could you tell us where exactly you encountered this problem? 1/2—@Schiphol
@Schiphol Dutch Kitchen outside D gates.—@ndw
@ndw Thanks, Norman. We've forwarded your message to our colleagues. ^WHU—@Schiphol
@ndw We'll notify the concerning department accordingly. 2/2 ^SHJ—@Schiphol
@ndw @Schiphol Short memory Norm? That was the norm!—@dpawson

Monday at 06:49am

RT @JeremyCorbyn4PM: .@TheSun newspaper run with an out-and-out lie on their front page this morning.RT if you think this is unacceptable h…—@ndw

Monday at 06:52am

RT @stevenpemberton: The slides from my #xmlamsterdam talk "HTML is the New Flash" are online.—@ndw

Monday at 07:16am

RT @jllord: Gender pay gap: women effectively working for free until end of year—@ndw

Monday at 07:21am

What do we want? Google+ post by ᎫᎾℕ ℳℐℂ—@ndw

Monday at 11:17am

RT @neiltyson: 1.4 Million: Americans who died in all Wars fought since 1776. 1.4 Million: Americans who died via household Guns since 1968—@ndw

Monday at 03:38pm

Solving the problem of deeply nested (performance-sucking) programmatic ad fulfillment chains, that's the big one for the web right now.—@eaton

Tuesday at 03:55am

RT @mnot: "Silicon Valley can’t operate without the trust of their customers, and trust, once lost, is hard to regain."…—@ndw

Tuesday at 07:12am

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

Tuesday at 02:43pm

Coder epitaphs—@CommitStrip

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 05:56pm

Hello, Austin. Can I have my margarita now, plskthxbai?—@ndw
@ndw welcome home—@grechaw

Tuesday at 10:08pm

RT @kplawver: The best damn thing The Oatmeal’s ever done.—@ndw

Tuesday at 10:11pm

RT @jacqui: Happy birthday, Neil Gaiman. I may be forever thankful for the goth eyeliner validation Sandman granted, and of course Good Ome…—@ndw

Tuesday at 10:14pm

RT @lmorchard: Yes. Yes. A thousand times yes.—@ndw

Wednesday at 03:32pm

In Ruby, everything is an object. In Clojure, everything is a list. In Javascript, everything is a terrible mistake.—@duggan

Thursday at 03:35pm

RT @BadAstronomer: Here. I fixed the Starbucks cup for y’all. #RealReasonForTheSeason #HoHoHobliquity—@ndw

Thursday at 03:36pm

RT @austin360: Edible Austin's ninth annual Eat Drink Local Week takes place from Nov. 28 to Dec. 5.…—@ndw

Friday at 07:12am

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

In a conversation that started on Friday at 02:10pm

Rule of thumb: "n" weeks on the road = "n" hours of expense reporting.—@ndw
@ndw I always tell myself that I'll update an expense report during the trip, and it will be easy. Never happens.—@dmcassel

Friday at 03:29pm

@StephenBuxton @peteaven @hunterhacker @ndw Surely this was a poor decision and not the official @marklogic stance:—@bsletten

Friday at 05:00pm

@MadelineAshby @scalzi Or, you know, ideally, forever.—@ndw

Friday at 06:08pm

I was here when the Nazis thought they'd own #Paris 4ever. Paris will rally, rise & win, & so will the world. Paris has stood for 2000 yrs.—@QuiltingMuriel

Sunday at 10:40am

RT @ESQPolitics: There is only one way to defeat ISIS—and it starts with money:—@ndw

Sunday at 10:42am

RT @petecordell: "Don't give in to hate. That leads to the Dark Side." - Obi-Wan Kenobi—@ndw