The short-form week of 15–21 Aug 2016

22 Aug 2016; last modified 26 Aug 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 10:13pm

Sunday at 10:50pm

RT @chrisurquhart: Imagine if Twitter was as proactive about removing abuse and harassment as it was about removing Olympic videos that bre…—@ndw

Monday at 03:00pm

Monday at 06:02pm

Today I learned that you can sail in a direct, STRAIGHT line from New York to Australia. !!! —@tveastman

Monday at 10:18pm

RT @geoffarnold: The other day someone asked “Has anything you’ve read on the Internet actually changed your mind?” This piece... https://… —@ndw

Monday at 10:58pm

RT @RickByers: Web devs take note: Serving your content via HTTP is an invitation to ad and malware injection from many sources. https://t.… —@ndw

Monday at 11:05pm

RT @mikeal: Modules that fall into disrepair don't die, they are just forgotten and pushed to the bottom of your dep chain until there a se…—@ndw

Monday at 11:06pm

RT @netik: There is no Internet of Things. There are only many unpatched, vulnerable small computers on the Internet.—@ndw

Monday at 11:16pm

RT @candykirby: Hillary, who endured 11-hr grilling, lacks "mental stamina" to fight ISIS, says man who couldn't handle one tough question…—@ndw

Monday at 11:23pm

RT @NAChristakis: If you dont think this interactive panoramic view from Mars surface is cool, haunting, moving, amazing, you are lost http…—@ndw

Tuesday at 07:01am

RT @mermatriarch: what doesn't kill you gives you a lot of unhealthy coping mechanisms and a really dark sense of humour—@ndw

Tuesday at 09:58am

RT @holman: There are only two hard problems in computer science: cache invalidation, and setting up a modern javascript project.—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:33am

RT @ndalyrose: Looking for leads: EU/UK based female poets who have a maths/computer science background and appreciation for experimental p…—@ndw

Tuesday at 12:48pm

Nice post. I'm inclined to agree, of course :-) —@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 12:49pm

Also: that DocBook Resurgent posting is the first interesting/useful thing that's come my way from LinkedIn in ... a long time.—@ndw
@ndw oh you must have missed the Stardog seed round investment announcement 😃—@kendall
@kendall I did indeed. I'd have been interested in that!—@ndw

Tuesday at 05:12pm

This invasive "crazy snake worm" was recently found in Oregon —@atlasobscura

Tuesday at 09:54pm

RT @MagicRealismBot: Fifty philosophers meet once a year inside a ruined motel to decide the fate of time and space.—@ndw

Wednesday at 10:52am

If you follow the iOS app store link for #Google #Duo, it displays a splat of JSON. Somebody's done an oopsie.—@ndw

Wednesday at 08:42pm

RT @shelleypowers: Cannot tweet this enough: Via @NPR: Aetna CEO To Justice Department: Block Our Deal And We'll Drop Out Of Obamacare http…—@ndw

Wednesday at 10:05pm

RT @heydonworks: You can't have CSS or javascript without HTML, so you might as well get the HTML right first.—@ndw

Wednesday at 10:09pm

RT @CompSciFact: 'The idea that people knew a thing or two in the '70s is strange to a lot of young programmers.' -- Donald Knuth—@ndw

Wednesday at 10:15pm

@tomcoates Don't blink. Whatever you do, don't even blink.—@ndw

Wednesday at 10:21pm

RT @molly_knight: This election truly is an existential war between the article and the comments section. Serenity now.—@ndw

Thursday at 08:18am

RT @dret: finally no contrived magical branch name anymore, plus the ability to publish @github pages from subfolders. thanks!… —@ndw

Thursday at 11:07am

F*cking awful Texas politicians. —@ndw

Thursday at 11:13pm

You’ll be glad you built up your Klout score when the autonomous car is deducing who to run down.—@BenedictEvans

Friday at 06:43pm

RT @slightlylate: Can't build solar & wind capacity fast enough. —@ndw

Friday at 09:29pm

RT @mathling: One of the biggest crime waves in America isn't what you think it is - billions of dollars a year in…—@ndw

Friday at 09:33pm

RT @glynmoody: </sigh> repeat after me, it's not "bulk data collection" it's *mass surveillance* —@ndw

Saturday at 12:26pm

RT @lmorchard: Tell me again why we can't afford roads & schools & welfare? "U.S. Army fudged its accounts by trillions of dollars" https:/… —@ndw

Saturday at 12:34pm

Blockchains != MAGIC. Useful for historical integrity properties, but that's really about it. —@harryhalpin

Saturday at 08:19pm

RT @DrJenGunter: An American doctor experiences the NHS. Again. —@ndw

Sunday at 12:43am

{This tweet stands in for an opinion/position I am afraid I'm not brave enough to say on Twitter}—@tomcoates

Sunday at 11:55am

RT @Mark_J_Perry: Price Changes for Selected Goods and Services, 1996 to 2016 —@ndw

Sunday at 12:42pm

RT @PuestoLoco: #CNNSOTU Trump pays @CNN pundit Lewanowski $20k per month, @FBI investigates Trump's Team Kremlin but benign emails are new…—@ndw

Sunday at 01:21pm

.@timoreilly I canceled my local paper because they could not get vacation holds right. Basically ever.—@ndw

Sunday at 02:42pm

Importing pics from camera, discover snaps from the Dragon Boat Festival in May. I *am* behind on getting pics onto —@ndw

Sunday at 02:57pm

RT @dangillmor: Interesting: Scientific consensus on gun safety (overall, the more guns the less safe we are collectively):… —@ndw

Sunday at 10:46pm

RT @GonzoHacker: this is why i lease my IP addresses —@ndw

Monday at 12:13am

RT @AccordionGuy: Today’s sign of the day is an important reminder in the time of Trump. —@ndw