The short-form week of 23–29 Nov 2015

30 Nov 2015; last modified 14 Dec 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 Friday at 10:21am

Delightful tour de force: "HTML5 is the New Flash" @stevenpemberton #XMLAmsterdam—@ndw
@ndw @AlainCouthures @stevenpemberton Found link to talk material: #HTML5 is the new #Flash—@MartianOdyssey
@MartianOdyssey @ndw @AlainCouthures I guess I'm missing some context on this tweet...—@stevenpemberton
@stevenpemberton @ndw @AlainCouthures That's a snippet from talk material posted at . Different Steven Pemberton?—@MartianOdyssey
@MartianOdyssey @ndw @AlainCouthures No that's me. It just wasn't clear to me in what context you were posting this.—@stevenpemberton
@stevenpemberton Just thought I'd track down post-conf link for yr talk & give shout out as @ndw's initial tweet prob too early to give URL.—@MartianOdyssey
@MartianOdyssey @ndw Ah! Now I understand. Cool. Thanks!—@stevenpemberton
@ndw @peteaven @stevenpemberton I would love to have heard that talk!—@SirRocket

Monday at 01:24am

This always makes me laugh:—@Cadigan

Monday at 07:05am

Resonates with @stevenpemberton's talk: #HTML5 is the new #Flash /cc @ndw @AlainCouthures—@MartianOdyssey

Monday at 08:42am

RT @linnyitssn: Since the Paris attacks, about 800 Americans died from gun violence. A hundred will follow them today. In case you're worr…—@ndw

Monday at 12:44pm

Paris is being used to justify agendas that had nothing to do with the attack | Trevor Timm via @nuzzel thanks @ndw—@palimondo

Monday at 02:59pm

It's not fascism when we do it.—@ndw

Tuesday at 07:30pm

“How did our government respond? By circling the wagons and fabricating a narrative they knew was completely false"—@kalven

Tuesday at 10:36pm

life becomes more tolerable when you come to the inevitable conclusion that sisyphus was covertly using the rock to wear down the mountain.—@OKBJGM

Wednesday at 01:18am

How about all the information that's accessible through FOIA is just published on the web? Directly and immediately. #transparency—@ndw

Wednesday at 05:10am

OH: „At our company, we came up with our own name for Not Invented Here syndrome.“—@kaffeecoder

Wednesday at 01:59pm

I've been working on a new weblog design in the evenings.—@ndw

Wednesday at 05:04pm

RT @doctortovey: I'm proud to share an ancestor with apes! Nice doodle, @google. #evolution #boycottCreationists—@ndw

Thursday at 12:12am

RT @kariszul: That feeling when you love your job. Yeah, that.<3 @MarkLogic—@ndw

Thursday at 12:14am

@timbray No. And what if they never show up?—@ndw

Thursday at 07:12am

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

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 09:52am

@vbsteven What flavor of container are you planning to use for dev environments?—@ndw
@ndw I was thinking of using Docker. I know that works well for postgres/redis/rails which is (aside from Android) what I need most—@vbsteven
@vbsteven Right. That's what I've started using for dev environments on my Linux box. Gather it's a bit different on OSX.—@ndw
@ndw it works pretty similar because for OS X it uses a Linux vm for hosting the containers—@vbsteven

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 11:22pm

@mdubinko Is that rare? If the coin is fair and you repeated that experiment a billion times, how many times would you expect exactly 500M?—@ndw
@ndw this feels like a post-Balisage shoot-the-breeze conversation with beers. Ahh, the good old days. :-)—@mdubinko
@ndw Even Wolfram Alpha falls down on the exact computation. :) Est. 25 out of each million trials (each of which comprising 1B flips).—@mdubinko

Friday at 09:15am

I really like this format for exactly specifying inexact or approximate dates and date ranges;—@cgutteridge

Friday at 03:38pm

Writing JavaScript while drinking alcohol seems like a bad idea, but not much of a worse idea than writing JavaScript sober.—@tommorris

Friday at 08:35pm

Two words: duck bacon.—@ndw

Friday at 08:37pm

Five words: slightly drunk friends making pizza.—@ndw

Friday at 08:53pm

Duck bacon and caramelized onions. Truffle oil and mushrooms. Olives and roasted red peppers.—@ndw

Saturday at 12:02am

RT @GlennF: This, precisely.—@ndw

Saturday at 10:01am

Glorious, elaborate, profane insults of the world #5yrsago—@doctorow

In a conversation that started on Saturday at 12:38pm

@stevenpemberton @mollydotcom What's the venue in Philly in May?—@ndw
@ndw @mollydotcom—@stevenpemberton

Saturday at 12:39pm

RT @dinodaizovi: I'm just going to leave this here.—@ndw

Saturday at 09:52pm

@lmorchard The Terms of Use are pretty boring until you get down to section 23, "Cthulhu". That one tends to change a lot, read it carefully—@vielmetti

Saturday at 11:44pm

RT @JimmySky: Seriously, you need to just read this whole thing, but here is the killer section.—@ndw

Saturday at 11:52pm

RT @jamiekilstein: You spelled thug and terrorist wrong. This isn't a god damn Smiths Fan.—@ndw

Sunday at 07:12am

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

Sunday at 09:27am

RT @undeadmolly: Top 20 Things NO WOMAN Should Wear after 30—@ndw

Thursday at 03:22pm

RT @BullshineBilly: The difference between #ISIS and Saudi Arabia via @TheTimes—@ndw

Saturday at 12:18am

RT @darylginn: The 5 stages of debugging: 1. What? 2. Why? 3. How? 4. Impossible. 5. Oh.—@ndw