The short-form week of 16–22 May 2016

23 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.

Monday at 08:47pm

OH "Almost all vi implementations will stop when you shutdown the machine."—@ndw

Tuesday at 02:07pm

OH: "Your file isn't well-formed." "Oh, right, there's a character missing." "Not any old character *it's a pointy bracket*!"—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 03:16pm

ok guys: @ndw @ivan_herman @RalphSw27 @laurendw Windows 10 and I are just not getting along. What's your favorite UNIX Distro? And why? Thx!—@JeanKaplansky
@JeanKaplansky @ivan_herman @RalphSw27 @laurendw I've been happy with Ubuntu. Seems to have decent support for modern hardware.—@ndw
@ndw thanks for your input!—@JeanKaplansky
@JeanKaplansky I heard Mint is the easiest to transition to, but I'm not a user (OSX here) @ndw @ivan_herman @RalphSw27 @laurendw —@rdeltour
@rdeltour @JeanKaplansky @ivan_herman @RalphSw27 @laurendw Mint is built on Ubuntu, I think. But it didn't play nice with my laptop.—@ndw

Thursday at 07:32am

RT @jsoverson: Web dev, where every stupid little thing you need to do is so complicated a web page exists for it https://t.co/l9jQNYjwmR… —@ndw

Thursday at 04:14pm

The fact that I was out of town for the two days that #OSCON was in Austin annoys me more than a little.—@ndw

Thursday at 04:20pm

RT @SenWarren: Here’s the deal: Innovations improve our lives & create new wealth. But policy will determine if workers share in that wealt…—@ndw

Thursday at 05:33pm

I felt a tiny bit guilty about adblocking until it was clearly identified as a significant malware vector. #letmepayforcontent —@ndw

Thursday at 07:24pm

If NC lawmakers attempt to punish American Airlines for decency and fairness, I'll happily pay a fee to defray the costs. F*%k NC GOP.—@ndw

Thursday at 07:26pm

+1 Wish more hotels would let me opt out. https://t.co/RT3S4Hnt70 —@ndw

Thursday at 07:36pm

RT @groby: Dear God, yes. You're presenting content, not writing the Great American Framework. https://t.co/jDBGnRRYMo —@ndw

Thursday at 07:41pm

RT @AniqahC: This just made my whole day better https://t.co/TP0VAFRX1k —@ndw

Saturday at 08:36am

Ha! CATS was successfully funded! https://t.co/wFn3qstO41 That makes me unreasonably happy.—@ndw

Saturday at 08:37am

RT @kendall: That's Donald of House Trump. Sigil? A boot stamping a human face, forever. What are their words? *We Do Not Think!*—@ndw

Saturday at 04:00pm

@doctorow Or, you know, leave it the F! at home.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 12:44pm

No. Stop it. It is not acceptable to walk around blaring music out of your phone. Not on the hiking trail. Not in stores. Just. Stop. It.—@ndw
@ndw lol new age mini ghetto blasters, so annoying—@migueldemelo

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 01:30pm

.@cubicgarden Very cool.—@ndw
@ndw Yep—@cubicgarden

Sunday at 10:31pm

RT @gatesfoundation: Don't have a red nose? That's ok! For every RT we'll donate $10 toward ending child poverty. #RedNose4Kids https://t.c… —@ndw