The short-form week of 2–8 May 2016

09 May 2016; last modified 24 May 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.

Tuesday at 10:40am

Voting for candidate for the next POTUS: you'd hardly know it was happening. Voting to twiddle rules for @Uber/@lyft : non-stop harassment.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 11:00am

They're going to run Donald Trump. That's really happening. I feel like Arthur Dent trying to comprehend the destruction of the Earth.—@ndw
@ndw it's risky but if they lose big it could be a good thing...—@kendall
@ndw yes, it's risky. But not like anyone outside GOP could have changed the outcome so far.—@kendall

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 11:28am

Phishing attempt reputed to be from DHL global on the day I'm expecting an international package. (Probably not from DHL). Coincidence?—@ndw
@ndw same happened here.—@PaulZH
@ndw I appreciate you bringing this to our attention. I just replied to your email. ^KB—@DHLUSHelp
@DHLUSHelp You're welcome. Thanks and good luck!—@ndw
@ndw We take these matters seriously. Is there anything you would like me to look into? ^KB—@DHLUSHelp
@DHLUSHelp I'd be happy to forward the message to your fraud department, if you tell me how.—@ndw
@ndw Thank you. Please email me your name, Twitter handle, delivery address, tracking & phone # to ^KB—@DHLUSHelp

Wednesday at 01:54pm

RT @NateSilver538: Updated post-Trump priors: 1. Voters are more tribal than I thought. 2. GOP is weaker than I thought. 3. Media is worse…—@ndw

Wednesday at 05:59pm

Dear @Cisco, after a Webex, I never want a spark chat room. You can stop asking, please.—@ndw

Friday at 07:57am

RT @old_sound: When you want a Type System but all you have is Javascript—@ndw

Friday at 03:16pm

#Best #typo so far today: “You’ve been hearing about all the products that compromise [redacted]’s Service and Parts Information Solution.”—@ndw

Friday at 03:26pm

Hahahah - @ndw, we have to make some of these :D—@doctortovey

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 12:21pm

#Emacs #Org-mode support for #MarkLogic execution of XQuery, JavaScript, and SPARQL code blocks.—@ndw
@ndw request returns 500 error I fear—@jeffsonstein
.@jeffsonstein Ooops. Investigating.—@ndw
.@jeffsonstein Fixed, I think. Interesting bug; bad permissions on the cached document because I was logged in when it got created. Maybe.—@ndw
@ndw works fine now, tnx—@jeffsonstein