[nw] nwalsh.com

Hello and welcome!

This website is run by Norman Walsh to publish the software and resources he maintains. Enjoy your stay. If you're interested in the stuff here, you may also be interested in norm's weblog, norman.walsh.name. Or not. Only you can decide.

You can also find norm on Twitter, Google+, Flickr (but see also his own site), GitHub, and probably a dozen other places too.

And now, for your amusement:

Norm's activity stream

20 Apr 2014
[T] favorited““The penalty for not participating in politics is to be governed by your inferiors" - Plato https://twitter.com/marcuschown/status/457970484823732224/photo/1”—@marcuschown
19 Apr 2014
[T] favorited“You know you are a computer nerd when you watch your odometer roll over to 65536 and were half hoping it overflowed to zero.”—@wmperry
18 Apr 2014
[T] favorited“Weekly reminder, but #YOLO “@iamdevloper: A diagram to decide whether or not you should deploy on a Friday at 5pm http://t.co/0xRELfQuqr””—@aliciatweet
[T] retweeted“RT @acoyne: An honest man does not choose to be honest, as one possible course among others, any more than a kind man considers whether to …”—@ndw
[H] commented issue marklogic/git-playground#2
[H] opened marklogic/git-playground#2
[H] opened marklogic/git-playground#1
[H] pushed master at marklogic/git-playground
[H] pushed master at marklogic/git-playground
[H] pushed master at marklogic/git-playground
[H] created git-playground
16 Apr 2014
[T] tweeted“I'm mostly satisfied with #KDE but I would really be happier if I could fix this #Emacs font issue. #toobig #help https://twitter.com/ndw/status/456523076365082625/photo/1”—@ndw
[P] PhotoWinderlea vineyardsWinderlea vineyards”
[P] PhotoVineyard panoramaVineyard panorama”
[P] PhotoRedwoodRedwood”
[P] PhotoPick a color...Pick a color...”
15 Apr 2014
[T] retweeted“RT @gregpak: If a politician tries to limit your ability to vote, that's a strong signal to do everything you can to vote against him/her.”—@ndw
[T] favorited“Achievement unlocked: "Found what you were looking for on an internal wiki"”—@sluicing
[T] favorited“Being alive is fucking brilliant. And then it ends. For ever. Our atoms scattered around the universe and used for other shit. Perfect. :)”—@rickygervais
[T] tweeted“Failed to give AA my global entry number. Punishment: no TSAPreCheck.”—@ndw
[T] favorited“In honor of Palindrome Week here is a 500-word palindrome from my first book, This Is A Book By Demetri Martin. https://twitter.com/DemetriMartin/status/456114627357589505/photo/1”—@DemetriMartin
14 Apr 2014
[P] PhotoCrystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden ”
[P] PhotoCrystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden ”
[P] PhotoWood ducksWood ducks”
[P] PhotoCrystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden ”
[P] PhotoCrystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden ”
[P] PhotoCrystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden ”
[P] PhotoCrystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden ”
[P] PhotoCrystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden ”
[P] PhotoCrystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden ”
[P] PhotoMuscratMuscrat”
[P] PhotoCrystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden ”
[P] PhotoCrystal Springs Rhododendron Garden Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden ”
[P] PhotoPortland, OR Portland, OR ”
[P] PhotoLilacs Lilacs ”
13 Apr 2014
[P] PhotoMountainMountain”
12 Apr 2014
[P] PhotoVineyardVineyard”
[T] tweeted“Just crossed over the Tropic of Cancer, or so says the sign on 101.”—@ndw
[P] PhotoLight houseLight house”
[P] PhotoLight houseLight house”
[P] PhotoScotish highland cowsScotish highland cows”
[P] PhotoRocky shoreRocky shore”
11 Apr 2014
[P] PhotoBandon, ORBandon, OR”
[P] PhotoSurfSurf”
[P] PhotoWindsweptWindswept”
[P] PhotoBandon, ORBandon, OR”
[P] PhotoFlowersFlowers”
[P] PhotoSea weedSea weed”
[P] PhotoHermit crabHermit crab”
[P] PhotoForestForest”
[P] PhotoRedwoodRedwood”
[P] PhotoTrilliumTrillium”
10 Apr 2014
[P] PhotoCraaaaack!Craaaaack!”
[P] PhotoRedwood forestRedwood forest”
[P] PhotoCalifornia valleyCalifornia valley”
[P] PhotoChandelier TreeChandelier Tree”
[P] PhotoAbstractAbstract”
[P] PhotoChandelier TreeChandelier Tree”
[P] PhotoChandelier TreeChandelier Tree”
[P] PhotoEureka, CAEureka, CA”
[P] PhotoEureka, CAEureka, CA”
[T] tweeted“@fsanders @peteaven This. One. Time.”—@ndw
[P] PhotoCalifornia poppiesCalifornia poppies”
[P] PhotoVineyard poppiesVineyard poppies”
09 Apr 2014
[P] PhotoCoit TowerCoit Tower”
08 Apr 2014
[P] PhotoRunway viewRunway view”
07 Apr 2014
[T] tweeted“@collwhit @adamfowleruk A wrong turn?”—@ndw
[P] PhotoSunrise viewSunrise view”
06 Apr 2014
[T] tweeted“Secretly, I fear that an "Orange and Tangerine" RICE BRAN OIL SOAP BAR may be one of the signs of the apocalypse.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@kendall editorial suggestion: "as an artist" unnecessary in that statement.”—@ndw
[P] PhotoGolden Gate from Land's EndGolden Gate from Land's End”
05 Apr 2014
[P] PhotoGolden Gate from Land's EndGolden Gate from Land's End”
[P] PhotoGolden Gate from Land's EndGolden Gate from Land's End”
[P] PhotoFlowers at Land's EndFlowers at Land's End”
[P] PhotoGolden Gate from Land's EndGolden Gate from Land's End”
[P] PhotoGolden Gate from Land's EndGolden Gate from Land's End”
[P] PhotoFlowers at Land's EndFlowers at Land's End”
[T] favorited“I’m a really down to earth guy because, you know, gravity.”—@SciencePorn
[P] PhotoIce, ice, baby (dry)Ice, ice, baby (dry)”
04 Apr 2014
[T] retweeted“RT @simonstl: Most of today has been a detailed tutorial in how tree-based data structures tangle and complicate, with occasional glimmers…”—@ndw
[T] favorited“Oracle propose NoSQL standards committee, MongoDB gets board seat to ensure losing data at random become standard NoSQL behaviour”—@BigDataBorat
[P] PhotoMy love is a circle ...My love is a circle ...”
[T] tweeted“@mnot Depends on the particular airports, but it's certainly "adventurous".”—@ndw
03 Apr 2014
[P] PhotoLilyLily”
02 Apr 2014
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoButterfly in the PinksButterfly in the Pinks”
[P] PhotoButterfly in the PinksButterfly in the Pinks”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoWildflowersWildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
[P] PhotoTexas wildflowersTexas wildflowers”
01 Apr 2014
[T] tweeted“@kendall Ironically, forging the electronic results takes longer. We apologize for the inconvenience.”—@ndw
[T] favorited““If we mark something as deprecated for years and never delete, the technical debt grows forever. That’s dumb.” — @mmilinkov » @DrDeprecator”—@mreinhold
[P] PhotoAsk not for whom the backup tolls...Ask not for whom the backup tolls...”
[T] tweeted“@dalapeyre That's a complaint about all prose vocabularies in my experience.”—@ndw
31 Mar 2014
[P] PhotoSpicySpicy”
30 Mar 2014
[T] favorited“Don't believe there's nothing as permanent as a temporary solution? Vint Cerf chose 32 bits for IPv4 in 1976: "enough to do an experiment"”—@jschauma
[T] tweeted“NVIDIA drivers + VMWare = black screen on boot. Nothing obvious on the interwebs. Ideas? #lazyweb”—@ndw
[P] PhotoShadowsShadows”
[P] PhotoSkinkSkink”
[P] PhotoBenchBench”
[P] PhotoTrailTrail”
[P] PhotoTreeTree”
[P] PhotoBridge over ...Bridge over ...”
[P] PhotoLedgeLedge”
[P] PhotoLedgeLedge”
[P] PhotoOrganized rocksOrganized rocks”
[P] PhotoOrganized rocksOrganized rocks”
[P] PhotoMore stacked rocksMore stacked rocks”
[P] PhotoStacked rocksStacked rocks”
[P] PhotoRocksRocks”
[T] favorited“Don't Make Javascript Equality Look Worse Than It Is - "by failing to organize the table." /visualization/2014/03/27/Better-JS-Equality-Table.html”—@simonstl
29 Mar 2014
[P] PhotoIce plantIce plant”
28 Mar 2014
[P] PhotoBlue threeBlue three”
[T] tweeted“@simonstl I'd start with Chet Ensign at OASIS.”—@ndw
27 Mar 2014
[P] PhotoUp, up, and...Up, up, and...”
26 Mar 2014
[P] PhotoWhisler'sWhisler's”
[T] tweeted“@sgmlguru I'm using discrete as well, at the moment.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@sgmlguru didn't have time to try that, but I have a separate boot medium for safe testing. Will give it a shot.”—@ndw
[T] favorited“Still unsure why smart people think JSON document stores are amazing. Utility? Yes. Future-oriented? No”—@brinxmat
25 Mar 2014
[N] posted“The short-form week of 17–23 Mar 2014”
[T] tweeted“Curiously, the NVIDIA drivers seem to work on this laptop with kubuntu. I guess I'll have to install that at some point.”—@ndw
[P] PhotoInsurance? I'm an anole not a gecko, you moron.Insurance? I'm an anole not a gecko, you moron.”
24 Mar 2014
[P] PhotoHappy birthday MarlaHappy birthday Marla”
23 Mar 2014
[P] PhotoFour thirdsFour thirds”
22 Mar 2014
[T] favorited“Write maintainable code. Have tests. Go home on time. Work somewhere that believes in this.”—@grmpyprogrammer
[P] PhotoPoppyPoppy”