The short-form week of 28 Mar–3 Apr 2016

04 Apr 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 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

Sunday at 11:33pm

NOTE TO CIVILIZATION: Please stop pretending that Saudi Arabia is anything other than a cancer on the Enlightenment.—@BettyBowers

Monday at 05:28pm

"Only in America can a Latino immigrant from Canada become an immigrant-bashing Southern white supremacist."—@ndw

Tuesday at 01:28am

㏓ Unicode Character 'L AND SILENT X;FRENCH RIPOFF OF JAY AND SILENT BOB' (U+33D3) #FakeUnicodeConsortium—@FakeUnicode

Tuesday at 03:55pm

The very acts of journalism he seeks to criminalize.—@Snowden

Tuesday at 06:00pm

How to Achieve Inner Peace: - poetry - me time - be in the moment - eat your way to joy - keep calm & marry on - violent retribution - bacon—@KngHnryVIII

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 09:23pm

The National Databank Wegverkeersgegevens ( logo is oddly similar to the logotype for Also they're not @ndw.—@ndw
@ndw that is odd. There's only one @ndw! What do they say though? Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.—@peteaven

Tuesday at 10:57pm

RT @joshacagan: "son," he said to me, "there are only two things in this world you need to remember"—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 11:12pm

"A computer will always do exactly what you tell it to do, even if that will take literally forever."—@ndw
@ndw lather; rinse; repeat;—@n1vux
@ndw "My computer always does what I tell it, sometimes that's what I want"—@dpawson

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 11:14pm

@kendall The more people learn to think, the harder they are to deceive and control.—@ndw
@ndw yep—@kendall

Tuesday at 11:17pm

RT @stubbornella: Most people mean well. Even when they screw up. You get the best out of people when you keep that in mind.—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:18pm

RT @Rachael_Swindon: The Tories spent £1m on just 1 campaign targeting benefit fraud. Oddly, £0 targeting themselves.…—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:19pm

@jorabin @VodafoneUKhelp All your data are belong to us. You know, for potentially very large values of "us".—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:22pm

@Rachael_Swindon @ndw But the total cost vastly outweighs this, surely? - there's not as many MPs as there are benefits claimants.—@adamfowleruk

Tuesday at 11:24pm

RT @PinPopular: Clickbait Obsession Devours Journalism—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:47pm

RT @codinghorror: I feel like most of my project insights are of the "my God, I should have thought of this a YEAR ago, I am an are idiot!"…—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:58pm

RT @ditzkoff: Actual exchange between a presidential frontrunner and a TV journalist tonight, per CNN's own transcript.…—@ndw

Thursday at 02:34pm

Day spent writing script to do 10 minutes (complex, fiddly) work. Week later, can hardly remember how to do it, but script just works. Win.—@ndw

Friday at 12:48pm

Congratulations, Mississippi. You were already on my "never going to set foot in" list and you've totally doubled down on the crazy.—@ndw

Monday at 04:58pm

RT @immimedia: Meaningful democracy requires freedom of the media and whistleblowers to hold power to account. #panamapapers @ICIJorg—@ndw