The short-form week of 4–10 Jul 2016

11 Jul 2016; last modified 18 Jul 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 07:32pm

RT @mholzschlag: My husband is dying due to war. All the hate in the world cannot justify the destruction of our human be-ing. Peace, pleas…—@ndw

Sunday at 07:33pm

@mholzschlag Hang in there Mols. Hang in there.—@ndw

Sunday at 08:19pm

RT @clmazin: I'm not an elitist because I think *I'm* elite. I'm an elitist because I *value* the elite... and nowhere more than in governm…—@ndw

Sunday at 09:44pm

RT @KarlreMarks: I had to do this: The easy guide to why Brexit happened. —@ndw

Sunday at 09:50pm

RT @Warrior_Mummy: Amid Brexit chaos, the Government is hoping you won't notice it's privatising another service —@ndw

Sunday at 09:54pm

RT @BenHatch: Great letter in the FT summing up how a lot of remainers feel right now —@ndw

Monday at 04:46am

Farage steps down to spend more time with his family and friends. Our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.—@bendoscopy

Monday at 09:17am

#Balisage road trip!!! The Classic #StarTrek Enterprise Model, Back on Public Display at @AirandSpace Thu eve?—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Monday at 10:05am

@libbymiller @kierenpitts Oh, he's gorgeous. Just put him outside somewhere cool, shady and damp. Away from pavements etc. if possible.—@ndw
@ndw @kierenpitts :-) he lives in the garden near the pond now. Hopefully he's ok...—@libbymiller
@libbymiller @kierenpitts That sounds ideal.—@ndw

Monday at 10:34am

RT @jchaltiwanger: ISIS once again attacks a majority Muslim country. Meanwhile, US politicians continue to demonize Islam as media remains…—@ndw

Monday at 10:36am

RT @MetaGrrrl: Dear every business/band making Facebook their online home, do you know they won't let people see your stuff if not logged i…—@ndw

Monday at 12:07pm

Today we celebrate the day when Jeff Goldblum blind deployed untested code into a completely hostile environment and it ran first time 🇺🇸—@iamdevloper

Monday at 02:08pm

Rich people who view their own wealth as an entitlement and have disdain for the poor are usually the ones who've done the least to earn it.—@jstrauss

Monday at 03:29pm

@lmorchard Laugha while you can, monkey boy.—@ndw

Monday at 03:32pm

@bsletten @lmorchard Bigboote! BigbooTAY!—@ndw

Monday at 10:13pm

RT @TEIconsortium: Programme for 2016 conference now published at . See you in Vienna! #TEIconf2016 —@ndw

Monday at 10:15pm

RT @bsletten: Fireworks are ok, but sharing #juno mission with you all in real-time is badass. #science #engineering #math —@ndw

Monday at 11:11pm

RT @RandomSpaceFact: Humans now have orbiters at Venus, Earth, the Moon, Mars, Ceres, Jupiter, and Saturn. Way to go humanity! #Juno —@ndw

Monday at 11:11pm

RT @bsletten: There is daily evidence of how terrible we can be. Revel in this moment of how awesome we can be. #juno —@ndw

Tuesday at 03:08am

may you rot in hell, scoundrel @Nigel_Farage. Soak in the misery you poured over this Sceptred Isle. You will not be mourned.—@danja

Tuesday at 05:27am

JPMorgan has a message for Tory leadership contenders confidence on trade negotiations —@ChrisGiles_

Tuesday at 08:26am

RT @IanHopkinson_: I think there needs to be a full investigation into Eton School into how it radicalises young men leading to destructive…—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 10:21pm

Amazon Instant Video offers different terms, availability even, on iOS and Android. That's ... unexpected.—@ndw
@ndw Twas ever thus. Different DRM tech on different platforms, content providers get to specify….—@geoffarnold

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 08:02am

That's twice I've left the kettle boiling for ages. Clearly I need coffee in the morning before I try to make coffee.—@ndw

Wednesday at 10:01am

RT @ayse: Oh. Thanks for the heads up, Joseph Heller. —@ndw

Wednesday at 11:40am

The press is focusing on how much damage Blair’s Iraq warmongering did to Britain. You forgot Iraq!—@Pinboard

Wednesday at 01:30pm

"Will it scale?" is often just a rich white man asking you how many livelihoods you'll destroy.—@girlziplocked

Wednesday at 03:36pm

Let’s get out there and try to stay positive in a world doing its best to accentuate the negative. Tell a better story. They’re out there.—@kplawver

Wednesday at 06:47pm

RT @ldodds: (Today, am): "Let me just peek inside this rabbit hole" (Today, pm): "I may never see daylight again. Every direction leads do…—@ndw

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

My grandparents got married in either western PA or NY between 1915 and 1923. Anyone out there got any directly relevant genealogy pointers?—@ndw
@ndw, If you provide the names, my genealogy wizard of a mother-in-law will do a little research for you.—@bhartwigusa
@bhartwigusa Thanks, Brent. I'll take any help I can get. DM me a current email address, please?—@ndw
@ndw if they resided there for a while they'd be in Census, which is available at Gen. assoc libs and some on-line spots—@n1vux
@ndw some chance they'll already be listed in either the centarl Mormon database or the larger online amateur genealogy sites—@n1vux
@ndw i've found some 1920's weddings in on-line Newspaper archives—@n1vux

Wednesday at 11:49pm

RT @kendall: NASA criminally underfunded. —@ndw

Thursday at 07:06am

RT @MrAlanCooper: Estimating software development is like estimating a walk through a minefield. It’s either a short time or a long time, d…—@ndw

Friday at 05:52am

Peaceful black citizens should not be shot dead over a broken taillight. Police officers should not be murdered while keeping the peace.—@bshelly

Friday at 06:58am

RT @amyvdh: "What we have here is our public officials serving up the public to corporations" privacy sold for ads and power… —@ndw

Friday at 01:50pm

@roessler You were hoping for a Flock of Seagulls?—@ndw

Saturday at 08:03am

The appalling irony of right wingers describing themselves as "christian".—@ndw

Sunday at 01:30pm

Cool cool cool: International Space Station photobombs Landsat 8 as it takes pictures of Earth @Slate @BadAstronomer —@laurahelmuth