The short-form week of 21–27 Mar 2016

28 Mar 2016; last modified 17 Apr 2016

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.

Sunday at 11:24pm

RT @csoghoian: The NYT story on the Paris attackers makes just as much (if not more) sense if you replace "encryption" with "magic" https:/… —@ndw

Sunday at 11:27pm

RT @stubbornella: I learned so many words by reading... /via @rwaldron —@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 09:17am

Fabulous! Thanks @ndw for the first scholarship ticket — much appreciated! \o/ #material16 —@jkphl
@jkphl I won't, unfortunately, be able to attend. So if you'd like to raffle the ticket off or include it in the scholorship or something...—@ndw
@ndw What a pity! All the more I appreciate your generous support. *If* we succeed, we'll find a good use for the ticket! Thanks again :)—@jkphl

Monday at 11:44am

RT @alanmills405: This is a good reminder of what Tories, IDS & Osborne, have done —@ndw

Tuesday at 09:43am

Chuckle. "I don't really care, I'll flip a coin." [Tails] "Huh, I was wrong, I do care. Heads it is." —@ndw

Tuesday at 08:39pm

From the LIGO talk: why do the gravity waves from supernova each Earth six hours before the light? #AoTATX —@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 11:56pm

@ChrisWoolfrey It's been ages since I read (most) of them. I'd recommend reading the first couple. You can probably skip around after that.—@ndw
@ndw thanks! I'll give that a try. It's always daunting when there's *so* much.—@ChrisWoolfrey

Tuesday at 11:59pm

RT @denyreligion: Don’t #PrayForBrussels. Here’s What You Can Do Instead #atheism —@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 07:13am

TIL; even an hydraulic press can't fold a piece of paper in half more than seven times. —@ndw
@ndw I do wonder if just-enough pressure and starting from a ledger or larger sheet would gain a +fold—@n1vux

Thursday at 10:55am

Lightroom mobile sync from Android. I can't tell if deleting a local file on the phone will cause the delete to propagate through all devs.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 11:54am

Hmm. @gameofkittens on my iPad just displays the splash screen and exits. That's not very explosive.—@ndw
@ndw Uh oh! Sorry to hear it, Norman. We've been working on a fix expected later this week. Thank you for your patience!—@gameofkittens
@gameofkittens No worries. Thanks for the update. I'll just have to play in meatspace with physical objects for the time being. :-)—@ndw

Friday at 06:01am

Bug running against prod; process doesn't finish. Setup test. Fix. Discover other bug where half of data is deleted. Thankful for 1st bug!—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 06:25am

@shelleypowers In all fairness, Cruz would create a slightly different hell on earth, so...—@ndw
@ndw Worse, probably. But I suspect Trump wouldn't support him ;-)—@shelleypowers

Friday at 06:36pm

RT @geoffarnold: Putting things in proportion. —@ndw

Friday at 06:37pm

RT @laura_hudson: It’s depressing that an affair is more likely to disqualify someone from the presidency than saying Muslims deserve to be…—@ndw

Friday at 06:38pm

RT @neiltyson: In @BatmanvSuperman, I've gotta side with Superman. He’s a space alien from an exoplanet. In astrophysics, that’s how we roll—@ndw

Friday at 07:10pm

RT @bodil: Don't you dare whinge about the slippery slope. THE BUCK STOPS AT SLAVERY. How the fuck is that hard to grasp?—@ndw

Saturday at 08:55am

RT @alexcampbell: One of the more gobsmacking quotes I've read in a while: —@ndw

Saturday at 09:53pm

RT @SmartAssJen: Bills about who can use public facilities aren't really about bathrooms. They're a proxy fight for who is considered human.—@ndw

Saturday at 10:04pm

RT @jwz: Instagram Hates The Internet. All of the "social media" services want to lock you in. That's been the case for a...… —@ndw

Saturday at 10:11pm

RT @innocentIreland: Don't forget to put your clocks forward before bed tonight. Here's how. —@ndw

In a conversation that started on Saturday at 10:12pm

@bsletten Numberphile much?—@ndw
@ndw Sometimes.—@bsletten

Saturday at 10:12pm

RT @marcprecipice: Maybe it's time to accept that the people who were supposed to travel from the future to change history are just not on …—@ndw

Saturday at 10:18pm

RT @webmink: The menace of Brussels lies not in the terror, but in the reaction to the terror. It is the reaction we should fear. https://t… —@ndw

Sunday at 10:36pm

RT @ChloeAngyal: I'm not saying we should *permanently* ban men from running for office, but for a while, you know, until we figure out wha…—@ndw