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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.

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And now, for your amusement:

Norm's activity stream

24 Jan 2017
[T] retweeted“RT @andreagrimes: If seeing a Nazi get punched in the head offends you, I have some shocking news about what the police do to black childre…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @doctortovey: This thread is important and scary. Trump is the distraction-tactic tip of a large, religious fundamentalist iceberg. http…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@amyvdh you know I live in Texas, right? Yes, I'll call, but all I'm going to get for pissing into the wind is wet shoes.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“I forwarded a PDF train ticket to @TripIt, mostly as a lark, and TripIt did the right thing with it. Well played, TripIt, well played.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“That feeling when you know the news is going to be so horrible, you can't bring yourself to read it.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@palimondo Not this morning. ;-)”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MoysiNoelle: @johnlewisretail @waitrose have you got any plans to put an ethical advertising policy in place this year? #stopfundinghat…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @joshbloch: I have a dream that someday we will end the lunacy that is DRM. I'd buy more stuff if it weren't hamstrung by DRM. https://t…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @AlecMuffett: Upset about Trump or Brexit? Please read this: https://www.caracaschronicles.com/2017/01/20/culturejam/”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @charliejane: The phrase "if memory serves" is treacherous at best Memory never serves Memory is a grouchy pro domme, to whom you prob…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @missokistic: "The EPA is bad," Sean Spicer says, pulling out a bag of paint chips and slowly eating them. "Yum, lead," he grimaces. "Na…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @somelaniesaid: We need to be the stone in the shoe of fascism. A persistent annoyance that just won't go away.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @keithcalder: If you're wondering why Donald Trump seems like a villain from an 80s movie, it's because a lot of 80s movie villains were…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @neiltyson: In 1927 Lindbergh flew from NY to Paris. 45 yrs later, in 1972 we last walked on the Moon. 45 yrs later, in 2017 we… we… we…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @missokistic: Republican Guide to Things That Are Tyranny -Minorities voting -Gays existing -Women having bodies -Not enough Miracle Whi…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @pyroriffic: Though only mentioned in Tolkien's notes, the Nazgul were often accompanied by their dog, Reggie. https://twitter.com/pyroriffic/status/823535968871481345/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Lowenaffchen: Remember in 2009 when the cool thing was parody videos of Hitler freaking out about memes and pop culture ephemera. that'…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @petersagal: First Q should be: "Why should we believe anything you just said?"”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @AkilahObviously: Donald Trump calls some Americans his "enemies." I wanna know what percentage of Americans he considers enemies.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mholzschlag: As to the confused humans who believe that a world united is a bad idea at this time in human progress? I see you. I know…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @peterc: In Node, I like to think of every algorithm as having O(f(n)) complexity, where f is the responsibility of someone else's npm p…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @frankieboyle: Terrible to think a Trident missile could malfunction and incinerate millions of the wrong civilians”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MartinBelam: As long as you live you'll never see a photograph of 7 women signing legislation about what men can do with their reproduc…”—@ndw
23 Jan 2017
[T] tweeted“@doctortovey Yeah. Anyone who advocates "peaceful ethnic cleansing" deserves a punch in the face. Quite possibly several.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @DeptofDefense: Social media postings sometimes provide an important window into a person’s #mentalhealth. Know what to look for. https:…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“I'm generally a pacifist, but, yeah. https://twitter.com/doctortovey/status/823563867917844480”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Dear @British_Airways 👎 on your Android app: random 403 on /travel/ec-conversion/inet/en_gb/device-mobile and 403 on error page.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @problemselzzup: To all the trans women out marching amidst signs that center feminism around having a vagina, I see you, you matter, th…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @bethfehlbaum: Follow @HalfOnionInABag because it's on its way to having more followers than @realDonaldTrump. Plus, that fact will make…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @KHayhoe: You know something's up when there's even a #WomensMarch in Lubbock TX, the 2nd most conservative city in the US. During a dus…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @aedison: What annoys me about Jesus is that he was so vague. "Give all your money to the poor," for example. What could he possibly hav…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @nycsouthpaw: Tom Cotton filibustered Cassandra Butts' nomination until she died of leukemia in order to cause President Obama personal…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mrkocnnll: Warren Ellis clears up the vexed question of whether it’s okay to punch nazis in the face https://twitter.com/mrkocnnll/status/823227355472728064/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @SethAbramson: Retweet if you want networks to stop booking Kellyanne Conway, the first U.S. presidential counselor to openly advocate l…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @HellkatSally: Hey white women, let’s keep our momentum going and show up to BLM marches by the hundreds to serve as a buffer the police…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @ESYudkowsky: Starfleet UX designers learned that if they didn't make some bridge consoles explode, captains would ignore damage until t…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“I think "pro" tips might be lost on that catastrophic failure. https://twitter.com/shepazu/status/823303336019562496”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mcspocky: There are two types of men in this world. https://twitter.com/mcspocky/status/823268524512555008/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @JamesGleick: Straight kleptocracy—transfer of public property to the few. https://twitter.com/JoyceCarolOates/status/823229773967015939”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @iratesheep: Nah mate. We stamped it out once, we'll stamp it out again. https://twitter.com/iratesheep/status/823289044562018304/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @orphanrowbrina: we need to get rid of the idea that woman=vagina. Trans women are women. Trans men are men. And we need our feminism to…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @polyphobia: My entire Twitter feed seems to be about Trump and vaginas tonight, but only one of them is an actual cunt..”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @tonyschwartz: Thinking people must fight ferociously to affirm relentlessly that facts are real. Without such clarity, we have no civil…”—@ndw
22 Jan 2017
[T] tweeted“@aljopainter His eventual departure will change nothing unless Pence throws out the entire Whitehouse staff.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@aljopainter Yes, that's clearly wrong too. But the fact that they'll now baldly publish utter fabrications everywhere is ... unsettling.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@aljopainter Historically, data published by the US gov. has been factually accurate. Politicians may prevaricate, but that's not the same.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @tomcoates: This is a genuine concern that hadn't occurred to me before: https://twitter.com/intelwire/status/823009571509850112”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @scottderrickson: "Sean, gaslighting is about the incremental escalation of lies. I thought you understood this when I hired you." https…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @airawyn: "I came here to KNIT HATS and PUNCH NAZIS and I'm all outta yarn." #protestsigns”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Not sure how to internalize the fact that from now on the federal government is going to lie. All the time. About everything. #resist”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @ShibleyTelhami: Story is not Spicer or numbers; it's the disturbing obsessions of POTUS that distract him from vital issues and make hi…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @WatertownDem: Today I started following half an onion in an attempt to annoy the current president. The future is weird. /”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Kasparov63: Misinformation is a numbers game. There is only one truth, but the number of lies is infinite. Quantity can easily overwhel…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @hankgreen: Dear Women, Thank you.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mholzschlag: Exactly! @namedgraph - A declarative Web means access for many. Imperative is an abstract component for a few. @ketacode @…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @nicholaskitchel: This is not the #WomensMarch. This is only the crowd of people who are walking to the march. On one street. Incr…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mistertodd: Only just discovering these Dr Seuss political cartoons from 1941, pillorying future Trump foreign policy slogan "America F…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @jonrog1: Whenever I hear "radical feminism" or "cuck" or "emasculation" I always think: I gotta call my dad and thank him for not being…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Charlee_earl: Honoured to be a part of #WomensMarchWales today in Cardiff with my girls and good friends. A woman's place is in the res…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @paulkrugman: Media had the Trump-Russia story, but didn't publish; the Comey letter, on the other hand ... for want of a spine, the wor…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Apropos of a bunch of @ann_leckie tweets crossing my stream: if you haven't read the Ancillary series yet, move it to the top of your list.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @sharonhenry101: @MattAsherS @digitaljami I love being called a snowflake, because this is what 65,844,954 snowflakes looks like. https:…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Pinboard: Warmest wishes to anyone heading to the Women’s March today! And condolences to DC tourists from abroad who don’t follow the…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“I'll post pics from the Austin march later this week. So much energy. So much love. #resist”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Proud to have walked with Austin women today. Latest (but perhaps not final) estimate: fifty thousand! #resist”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @scalzi: This is the best. Love and honor to everyone out on the streets today. https://twitter.com/RaeHodge/status/822783356618280960”—@ndw
21 Jan 2017
[T] retweeted“RT @emptywheel: Dear Trump: For all of history that speech will be mocked for its darkness. All bc you read from a white supremacist's scri…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Austin women's march was way bigger than anticipated. Route was something like 8-12 blocks and easily lapped itself. #resist”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @w_fightback: If you're mad about women marching to protect their rights,that means you're really mad about women having any rights. #W…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @DailyPratchett: "There are people who will follow any dragon, worship any god, ignore any iniquity. All out of a kind of humdrum, every…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mattdpearce: 1. My train to the inauguration; 2. My train to the Women's March — or it was supposed to be, but it was too full for me t…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @bryngreenwood: If you find women marching for civil liberties emasculating, you might be a misogynist. Also we already have Men's March…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Things to take out of your wallet before going to a march: the backup 2FA codes for your accounts.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @goldengateblond: “Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are.” ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry https://t.co/sb5l0zas…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MommaDoebs: For those going to march this weekend, a great reminder: don't break the line. https://twitter.com/MommaDoebs/status/822274187704369153/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@kendall With great power comes great responsibility. Or something.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@BadAstronomer Death. And lots of it.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“There's no record Trump has resigned from his companies? OMG! Do you think he could have lied!?”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@kendall I aspire to be looking on the other side of oceans.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @psygnisfive: "Way to go, now the public feels sympathy for a nazi" if the public feels sympathy for a nazi, they're fucking nazi sympa…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @TheNardvark: BREAKING: The Secret Service has shot and killed another time traveller, bringing today’s total to 873. #InaugurationDay”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @chetman: This quote from @johnroderick (to @hodgman) kinda spells out what we gotta do: http://mischeathen.com/?p=18894”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @AliceAvizandum: all of these people horrified by violence against Nazis are gonna be really upset when they find out about world war two”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @StephenAtHome: Pope Francis offered some words to Donald Trump today. The sentiment was appreciated and all, but exorcisms have to be p…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @gabedelahaye: If this can offer any comfort today, I went to grad school with Richard Spencer, and my one memory is that he was mad no…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @shelleypowers: Best take on Trump's speech: What President Trump Doesn’t Get About America https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/20/opinion/what-president-trump-doesnt-get-about-america.html?smid=tw-share”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Pinboard: Man it’s gotta suck waking up from a coma right now”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@hunterhacker I bet he can.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @devlin1: GOP, this is the respect you deserve. https://twitter.com/__BHB__/status/822559569486430209”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Sonic_Screwup: The longer y'all take to learn that racism and nationalism can't be 'loved' out of existence, the longer it's going to e…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @timbray: Two unit tests, no integration tests. https://twitter.com/timbray/status/822470746773409794/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @lottelydia: If the people in power don’t care about you, good luck getting them to listen to your ‘respectful questions’ & ‘peaceful en…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @RichardDawkins: “Ashamed to be American?” Don’t be. The majority of you voted against this narcissistic, xenophobic, vainglorious, igno…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @GonzoHacker: - reverts almost every patch applied in the last 50 years - minor bugfixes and improvements - moves some features to paid…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @GonzoHacker: POTUS 45 introduces a lot of breaking changes”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @harryhalpin: Civil war in the USA between the multicultural youth and old racist white dudes with asshole frat boys. Bring It On! #Inau…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mnot: Welcome to the darkest timeline.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @studentactivism: An indisputable truth: Police at political demonstrations are far more often the perpetrators than the victims of mob…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @GonzoHacker: Life is a variable length string terminated by endless whitespace”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mholzschlag: And men and a variety of people whose genders are theirs and theirs alone to identify and name. Thank you all! #WomensMarc…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mholzschlag: Need: The #Earth and #Universe Need: Affordable quality #Healthcare Need: Right to our #Gender Identi(ties) Need: Right t…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @WelshDalaiLama: We aren't all dead yet, so Trump's presidency already far exceeds expectations.”—@ndw
20 Jan 2017
[T] tweeted“@ptexpat I'm making short ribs!”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @AmberTozer: British boyfriend: How's it going in America Me: The education secretary used grizzly bears as an excuse to have guns at s…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @violetblue: They came for all us sex people first, and we tried to warn you about it then. https://twitter.com/fmanjoo/status/821708689857912838”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mathling: when man determined to destroy himself he picked the was of shall and finding only why smashed it into because #poetry #eecum…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@dckc @mattb Anyone verified that selecting the option has any material effect?”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“The NEA was always doomed. Y'all have worked out that PBS is doomed too, right?”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Pinboard: As a gesture of patriotism, have one drink each for the first forty-four American presidents, and then all the other drinks f…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @girlziplocked: You have finished American Democracy on Easy. Play again on more difficult setting? Y/N. Y? You have selected: Nightm…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @socdec: "I don't know why people expect art to make sense. They accept the fact that life doesn't make sense." David Lynch, born Jan 2…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @GreatDismal: I keep asking myself: What sequence of events, in all human history, was stranger, more bizarre, more tragically ridiculou…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mholzschlag: It's probable that our coming days will be dark. We are all of us, the world, involved in a shift. Encourage peace. #resis…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @peterdaou: This is exactly correct. And we have to do our job to uphold democracy. https://twitter.com/AudraEqualityMc/status/822190381773258753”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @catvalente: The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing workers to identify with rich men instead of other workers.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @anildash: Extraordinary profile of Joe Biden's huge role includes a perfect example of exactly what's wrong in tech: https://t.co/SVVpq…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @ianbremmer: Theresa May, last year. This is A-game flip flopping. https://twitter.com/ianbremmer/status/821992367662178304/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @unixstickers: An error a day, Keeps release away. #devhumor”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @annevk: Aside: why not person- or something-in-the-middle?”—@ndw
19 Jan 2017
[T] tweeted“What's the over/under on the world ending before dinner time tomorrow. Should I bother to defrost something?”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“So with Twitter 2FA, it always sends an SMS even after you've established an authentication app?”—@ndw
[H] opened docbook/defguide#28
[T] tweeted“What happens in a future where Putin wins, the Republic falls, and fascism sweeps through Europe? Can humanity ever recover?”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“It's hard to imagine that it's a thing he cares about personally because, you know, it's a thing that isn't him.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“On the eve of the inauguration, the historically important question seems to be, will his handlers successfully bring down the Republic?”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MykeCole: The writer is an engine that ingests a 2:1 ratio of caffeine to alcohol, and produces a 1:2 ratio of words to anxiety.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @textfiles: From the new CIA archives, we already have a front-runner for "imagine the backstory of this memo". https://twitter.com/textfiles/status/821929974949117956/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @poniewozik: Pro: the oral history of this decision will be amazing Con: will literally be an oral history, told by shamans around a gut…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @AdamMGrant: The world would be in much better shape if we relied less on what's easy to understand and more on what's true. Via @ianbre…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@roessler Uhm. I think you may have misunderstood.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @kplawver: He’s travesty of a mockery of a sham of a sham of a mockery of a travesty of the very idea of a president. #bananas #mistrial”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @scalzi: Your reminder that our incoming president is a sad and ridiculous figure of mockery, alas. https://twitter.com/Breznican/status/821883178000547840”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mathowie: Silicon Valley only exists because millions of California kids in the 60s and 70s had awesome public schools (including Steve…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @scalzi: Reminded in the last couple of days there are things other people are intensely passionate on that I don't give a crap about. W…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @FamesJallows: Trump's nominees are trying real hard not to just break and say "look guys, I'm sorry, the law really isn't a thing for u…”—@ndw
18 Jan 2017
[T] retweeted“RT @PinPopular: so this is the most brutally accurate paragraph of 2017 so far. https://twitter.com/rustindodd/status/821150417434398720/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @baratunde: "if libraries didn't exist today, they'd be banned" b/c content industry wouldn't allow it. TRUTH by @Rasiej at @nypl #kfciv…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“The principle objection that the GOP have to the ACA (also medicare and social security) is that they were enacted by democrats. #believable”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@doctortovey @tiny_star_field Very cute.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @ElNuevoOtroMio2: "Defend life, marriage, religious freedom" Translation: "remove or suppress rights for women, gay people and those wh…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mholzschlag: Why the *fuck* is donald trump "Who to Follow" list? @Twitter, fix yer algorithms. WE MADE YOU. Give BACK. Shut this shit…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @missokistic: "Give a man a fish, you're a socialist. Teach a man to fish--lol jk, we slashed education funding again." -ancient Republi…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @dhmspector: We are living in a simulation and the avatars are driven by markov-chains. Clearly. #trump #simulacrum #insanity https:/…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @BrandyLJensen: I had forgotten what it's like to read a breaking news alert that doesn't make me want to die”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @xor: 33 years ago today, the Supreme Court ruled Betamax legal. As the studios predicted, it crushed the budding American film industry…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @aedison: Please remember to exercise self-care and take a break from being aghast at U.S. politics to be appalled at U.K. politics.”—@ndw
17 Jan 2017
[H] commented issue docbook/docbook#72
16 Jan 2017
[T] retweeted“RT @FrankConniff: I will boycott any performer who appears at Trump's inaugural as soon someone explains to me who they are and where I mig…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @JolyonMaugham: Brexit means... the tax dodges, environmental standards and worker exploitation no other country will offer. https://t.c…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Harryslaststand: When 1200 families descended from aristocrats own 1/3 of the land in England the #HousingCrisis isn't migrants but a r…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @yeselson: Here's interesting thing about Kentucky: ACA a great and humane success, yet not one R in the state will defend it, populatio…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @sarahchurchwell: This is exactly what I've been saying. This whole shitshow comes down to good faith. People operating in bad faith des…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @bryngreenwood: So true. If anyone gives you shit for "playing" on your phone instead of socializing, remind them that your friends are…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @brucel: Breaking: Programmer accused of writing unreadable code refuses to comment.”—@ndw
15 Jan 2017
[T] retweeted“RT @repjohnlewis: Be hopeful. Be optimistic. Hate is too heavy a burden to bear. But when you see something that's not fair or just, you ha…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @fozmeadows: People who won't pay for healthcare, libraries, hospitals, welfare etc but who want to live in a functional society? THEY a…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @jelani9: The anti-vax movement can only exist bc few living Americans can recall what polio actually did to ppl. I fear the same is tru…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @nosemonkey: They've not worked out a plan for how to make Brexit a success, but you can be certain they've worked out their excuses for…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MicroSFF: "Youths just stare at their phones, instead of talking to people." "They talk to people on their phones." "Those aren't real…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @sippey: Via a friend, cocktail suggestion for Jan 20: the “Nyet My President.” White Russian, beneath a thin orange skin and fake gold…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“See also: The GOP in recent history and, horrifically, the present and at least near future. https://twitter.com/solange_lebourg/status/820457343498551296”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @obra: Just like bugs, patches didn't start off as a metaphor. https://twitter.com/codealike/status/819990490774904833”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @jlina: It's MLK weekend and Trump is attacking a civil rights hero so it's a good time to repost the MLK quote that us white folk gotta…”—@ndw
14 Jan 2017
[T] retweeted“RT @adamjohnsonNYC: i see we've moved on to the "harvesting the blood of the poor" stage of late capitalism https://twitter.com/adamjohnsonNYC/status/820137756559081474/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @svgeesus: How can Britain exit the EU? As a nation state Britain doesn’t really exist | David Marquand https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/jan/13/britain-doesnt-really-exist-exit--eu?CMP=share_btn_tw”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @tholmz: Say it with me: you can never ban abortion, you can only ban safe abortions. REPEAT FOREVER.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @inkstainsclaire: Same reason even men's pyjamas have pockets but my new coat doesn't. https://twitter.com/smokintofu/status/820027289236832256”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @caitlin__kelly: "And now let's check in with our correspondent, reporting live from American democracy. How's it going, Joe?" https://t…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @PaperWash: 18: can I buy a bottle of wine? USA: no that's illegal & irresponsible 18: can I go $50,000 into debt for education? USA:…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @inespohl: "We the people are greater than fear": Shepard Fairey’s inauguration protest poster https://twitter.com/inespohl/status/819632334186156034/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mholzschlag: On behalf of my fucked up country and the equal abuse of a once Free and Open User-Driven Web, I apologize. This is not th…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“If you can really hold it in your head, and it isn't easy, that they want to burn the whole govt down, it almost makes some kind of sense.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @ChrisMurphyCT: Trump said yesterday no one cares about his tax returns. @RonWyden & I have a bill requiring their release. Retweet this…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @seelix: Pro-life folks: Pregnancy is completely safe! Everyone should do it! Insurance Industry: Pregnancy is a pre-existing condition…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @technomancy: LISPERS: Lisp is great coz you can create any abstraction you want! ALSO LISPERS: Let's use functions named after registe…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@ptexpat Enough already! :-)”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @KristineWyllys: They WANT the world to end. This is all part of Revelations to them. We're in the end of days and they're rooting for i…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @RikerGoogling: are the brexit related to the deplorables”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @caseyliss: Oppposition I’ve heard to ACA: • it cost me money • it’s not perfect Support: • I would have died without the coverage it g…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@ptexpat You're two for two.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@peteaven Who's laughing?”—@ndw
13 Jan 2017
[T] tweeted“@ptexpat You have found my weakness already!”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @hoeroins: someone just tweeted "do crabs think fish are flying" and i just know this is all i'll think about for the rest of the year”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Beginning to half-seriously consider arranging to be out of the country next week.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“I'm not looking forward to finding out. https://twitter.com/mattyglesias/status/819952999409848320”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @ProAntiTheist: The #creationists of today are intellectually equivalent to the religious geocentrist of yesterday. #atheist”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“The tone from the top is we're all gonna die. https://twitter.com/peteaven/status/819954878395142145”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @peteaven: "The ethics program starts at the top. The signals a President sends sets a tone across the Executive branch.The tone from th…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@mholzschlag Keep on winning, Molly. We're pulling for you!”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @jduffyrice: He is literally a politician deciding what is or isn't in your health plan https://twitter.com/pryan/status/819730747875540992”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@TripIt You know, it's an inconvenience, but it's hardly my "worst nightmare."”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @blueghosties: I'm from the US...you do NOT want a privatised healthcare. You will go broke paying the bills and die if you can't afford…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @jakebackpack: Almost as if boomers engaged a massive generational program of capital sequestration, treating their children's future li…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @tomcoates: The problem is not partisanship. The problem is that one side of the political spectrum has been co-opted by bad actors.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @PinPopular: The single most brilliant thing I've ever read. https://twitter.com/MrDomHarrison/status/818542899025604609/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @sacca: 3,000 Americans will die per month. Same number who died in 9/11. Every. Single. Month. All so that rich people like me can get…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @matthoneycutt: You can tell how difficult a piece of code was to create by the amount of logging sprinkled throughout it.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @LOLGOP: But those richest 400 Americans will be SO HEALTHY that their health will trickle down the the 8.4 million kids the GOP voted t…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @GerryDuggan: If a foreign power plotted to kill as many Americans as our Senate did tonight, we would be at war.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @kiplet: Willing to kill thousands and immiserate millions so their cronies might enjoy slightly lower tax bills come April.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @ChuckWendig: I mean, that whole "right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" is kind of throwaway bullshit nonsense without he…”—@ndw
12 Jan 2017
[T] retweeted“RT @Fusion: How did the GOP take over the presidency, Congress and most state legislatures? Hint: It didn't involve getting more votes. ht…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“A few hundred rich, white men inflict pain, suffering, humiliation, and eventually death on millions without reason or consequence. Sadists.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @digby56: I knew they planned the ACA repeal.I didn't know they would repeal S-CHIP. They are more depraved than I knew and I knew they…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @ANDREWTI: Republicans in 2010: "If Obamacare passes, there will be death panels." Republicans now: "Oh, it's us, by the way." https://t…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @bergopolis: Not only are they blank, but if this were my set I would fire the propmaster for lack of realism. They are that fake. https…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @DavidKlion: The group of writers formerly known as Gawker is on fire today. No wonder Thiel wanted them shut down. https://t.co/zWJjctr…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @summerbrennan: Applying the term "pre-existing condition" to people is evil. We are not damaged objects, we are human beings.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @JensenClan88: Hey guys, the Republican Senate is repealing health insurance programs for children at 1 AM, so that's how you know they'…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@aredridel @emceeaich That would be a wise and sensible move. One hopes that '18 isn't too late. I'm afraid '16 worked out rather badly.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@aredridel @emceeaich I'd tell you the GOP will attempt to enact legislation to prevent it.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @tomcoates: (Quick reminder before bed, it's not only the very savvy/clever who get rich - it's also those who aren't limited by normal…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @WelshGasDoc: Whereas I can’t stand the baby-boomer generation who got fat off the post-War riches, broke the bank then pulled the ladde…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @tomcoates: Actually can't bear to follow the horror in the Senate as Republicans rip apart health insurance for thirty million people w…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“And now for something that doesn't make you wish for the sweet relief of death. https://twitter.com/NBCNightlyNews/status/819300820772646914”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @digiphile: Transparency theater on the cheap. https://twitter.com/bergopolis/status/819361200370614274”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@billamend It'd be my pleasure to buy you a drink!”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @morganhousel: "Never make fun of people for mispronouncing a word. It means they learned it by reading."”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mattyglesias: Don’t let be fooled. Trump is not popular. People do care about this stuff. You’re not alone and you’re not insane. https…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @kennybastani: Software can be art. But it's more like graffiti than an oil painting. It's ephemeral. Someone will come along eventually…”—@ndw
11 Jan 2017
[T] retweeted“RT @RogerQuimbly: Not only did he piss on a bed, he also had a shit in a lift. https://twitter.com/RogerQuimbly/status/818970765240532992/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@hoehne_paul The got bought by Atlassian so I expect the service will deteriorate and become annoying.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Damnit. I liked Trello. Oh, well.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @peterdaou: Time to stop using Watergate as a benchmark. This is a different level. It's the stuff of movie scripts rejected for being…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MarkHarrisNYC: Obama is fundamentally a good person. Trump is fundamentally not. A lot of Trump voters knew that and decided it didn't…”—@ndw
10 Jan 2017
[T] retweeted“RT @bphogan: Lots of people arguing about H1-Bs to fill the talent gap. You know what else fills the talent gap? Hiring remote employees. :D”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @ChuckWendig: Pretty sure it's "rich people fuck off to floating moon cities while the rest of us tumor-laden proles work the Soylent Gr…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @callahad: Conferences! *Please* include the year in URLs, and archive past sites. As a speaker, stable URLs and historical data are cru…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @holden: Problem is a monopolistic digital capitalism, with ad-driven worship of virality. You can't build a worthwhile info arch on top…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @HMittelmark: "Genuinely evil" or "really just that fucking stupid" is the wave or particle debate of our time.”—@ndw
09 Jan 2017
[T] retweeted“RT @foomeister: Be the third donkey you want to see in the world. https://twitter.com/Awesome_planet_/status/817391079796391937/video/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @AlishaRai: "That was not the place" re: Meryl? Well, I don't think twitter is the place for our PEOTUS to sext Russia and bully China…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @paulandstorm: [S] The whole Streep reaction thing is definitely galling, but the current Trump/GOP moves are scary af... https://twitter.com/nsm”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @leahmcelrath: 1. Repeal without replacement = denying lifesaving treatment 2. Ending SNAP = letting people (many of them children, ffs…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @leahmcelrath: Translation: Poor people should die because they can't afford medical treatment. That's LITERALLY what he's saying. htt…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @tinybuddha: Please try not to judge how someone is dealing with a pain you have never experienced. https://twitter.com/tinybuddha/status/817853366323838976/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @DrAlakbarov: The UK gov don’t believe in a compassionate, caring society, where everyone does better and we look after those that need…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @KameronHurley: Unemployment was at 7.9% when Reagan was re-elected and that was considered a huge success. It's 4.9% now but whatever O…”—@ndw
08 Jan 2017
[T] favorited“API Team at the @MarkLogic holiday party last night held at the @calacademy aquarium. https://twitter.com/clickfarmer/status/818193245503037440/photo/1”—@clickfarmer
[T] retweeted“RT @SGardinier: @mccanner Culture that worships men's strength & money stops pretending reverence for anything else”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @PinPopular: My statement on the upcoming inauguration: https://twitter.com/RepKClark/status/817156290514419712/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @DrJackyDavis: Here's why the NHS is in crisis, it's underfunded not overspent. Don't blame the staff, blame the Tory government https:/…”—@ndw
07 Jan 2017
[T] retweeted“RT @Evan_McMullin: Excellent piece by @jkirchick. Sadly, it's a story of the triumph of party over country, and rot among our leaders. http…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @solikebasically: DON'T 👏🏻 CALL 👏🏻 IT 👏🏻 TRADITIONAL 👏🏻 MARRIAGE 👏🏻 IF 👏🏻 IT 👏🏻 DOESN'T 👏🏻 EVEN 👏🏻 SECURE 👏🏻 ALLIANCES 👏🏻 BETWEEN 👏🏻 RIV…”—@ndw
06 Jan 2017
[T] retweeted“RT @FutureBoy: I wonder if there's some alarming historical precedent for doxxing Jewish intellectuals and journalists ... no wait, it'll c…”—@ndw
[T] favorited“Me: Technically, that's cassia, not cinnamon Mum: Ooh, really? And how many fucks am I meant to give? 😂 #MumIsOnFireToday”—@doctortovey
[T] tweeted“@kendall I have lots of words, many I don't say in public very often, but none of them help make any sense of the misogyny and sadism.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MJMcKean: All art should be deviant.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@kendall And they just want to blow it up. Apparently for the sadistic pleasure of blowing it up and hurting people. It's...I have no words”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @CcSteff: I fervently wish that my tax dollars could be used to provide abortions.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@grechaw @peteaven Shame those are going to go away now. Luckily, we don't need clean air or water to live. Waaait...”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @jerryjamesstone: Top Obamacare States by Enrollees: FL - 1,300,000 TX - 776,000 NC - 369,077 GA - 352,000 PA - 290,950 All Trump…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Parker9_: This is the chart that Republicans REALLY don't want you to see. So instead, let's share the hell out of it. #StandWithPP h…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @fight4medicare: Democrats should not *help* the GOP with any health care replacement. Democrats should call for #Medicare4All. That's i…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @chessninja: I spend way too much time on Russian news for work, and it's creepy how the Kremlin-coordinated talking points are Trump tw…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @beckyfh: Farage thinks that hosting a radio show is "bypassing mainstream media"?! I suppose in the same way that he's not the elite.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mkolsek: @SwiftOnSecurity Ever think when you're walking on a sidewalk you're constantly feet away from being plowed by a thousand poun…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @SwiftOnSecurity: Ever think when ur flying ur sitting feet away from a thousand pound transonic radial knife titanium flesh shredder sp…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @FeministaJones: There is no sound, logical, or economic basis for this. This is pure hatred of women. https://twitter.com/cnnbrk/status/817103841053278208”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @SorenKQuotes: As soon as it has come to the point that the crowd is to judge what is truth, it will not be long before decisions are ma…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @daweiner: The New York Times should’ve just run this comment instead of that stupid piece. https://twitter.com/daweiner/status/817167066390216704/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @scribandotcom: Federal funds can’t be used for abortion services, so this is simply a big🖕🏻to women & ppl who need access to low-cost h…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Pinboard: New complexity class: FRONTEND-HARD. Any web page feature that can be described in a sentence, but apparently impossible to b…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“.@rshotton @codinghorror I herby resolve never to rant about those stupid blister packs ever again.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@crschmidt Yeah, 140 characters didn't leave me much room to make that observation.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@peteaven Not so much, really.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@peteaven @_james_fuller There. Is. No. Good. News.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“I didn't want to be right about Medium, but I'm not surprised I was. You couldn't pay me to put content there. Well. Maybe if you paid me.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @austingunter: @jayrosen_nyu Agreed. I got frustrated that people don’t understand how this biz model works, so wrote this up https://t.…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @jayrosen_nyu: Every day the evidence grows: ad-supported publishing is a trap, traffic a mirage, sustainability a hard cruel road. http…”—@ndw
05 Jan 2017
[T] tweeted“@ptexpat Alas, not at the moment. And I had to give up the press recently, it never made the move to Texas. But as soon as I can again...”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“My badly explained hobby was letterpress printing, though I can see how a typewriter fits as well.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Apropos of yesterday's "here we go" tweet; "here it comes" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FN53M5jC8uI”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @doctortovey: I combine fresh & dried vegetable matter with various liquids & heat to cause chemical reactions; I eat the results. #Badl…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Spread an oily residue on tiny bits of metal and employ mechanical advantage​ to smash them onto pressed, dead trees #BadlyExplainYourHobby”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Actual TV news crawler: "Chickens escape coup after nearby car bursts into flames"”—@ndw
04 Jan 2017
[T] tweeted“Hey @nytimes re: your email "In 2016, Times journalists went to extraordinary lengths". For 2017, please try factually accurate headlines.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@tug Worth a try, thanks!”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@ukhomeoffice It's been 13 months since my app. for citizenship (form UKM) was acknowledged. Any way to get a status update?”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@tug No worries. Thanks for trying!”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Hey @IdeaAlliance making me accept your terms of service to process my unsubscribe request seems a bit ... rude.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@tug No. I submitted an application 13 months ago. If it was going to take more than six months, I was supposed to be notified.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Any of my British followers have a line on how to get information out of the Home Office about citizenship applications?”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“So, you're growing a beard. Yeah, I guess so. Why? To keep my face warm at #XMLPrague. #imaginedconversations”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @duncan: I just published “That new MacBook Pro with TouchID” https://x180.com/that-new-macbook-pro-with-touchid-4bfeb3cc411f”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Madeley: Translation: after colluding with the authoritarian Right for decades the press are freaking out, far too late, because now it…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @LindaBeatty: That awkward moment when you realize your theist dad would kill you if his imaginary friend told him to... #Atheism #athei…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Madeley: Yes it's puzzling unless you had any knowledge of this talentless imbecile's prior career https://twitter.com/Madeley/status/816582386414653441/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @davidcmoulton: Looks like Boris dangling, stuck on a zipwire, waving the Union flag was actually just describing the UK’s negotiating p…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@missokistic I don't think there's any evidence that they have plans that well formulated or likely to be viable.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @shudson310: Scotty's Engineering Log: Favorite Quote of the New Year http://shudson310.blogspot.com/2017/01/my-favorite-quote-of-new-year-comes.html?spref=tw”—@ndw
03 Jan 2017
[T] tweeted“@markfeeneysage It had the advantage of being substantially less rude than the first eleven things I typed.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Is it just me, or does the Nexus 6 camera app not record the date created in the EXIF metdata? GPSDateTime is the only thing I see.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @graubart: Knowing what we do about House GOP, this comes as no surprise, but still shocking they did it so brazenly https://t.co/FWjFem…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MalcolmNance: True America. Defend it! RT to everyone on your feed. HT @RobynBurlingam1 https://twitter.com/MalcolmNance/status/812610910460268544/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @ellenbacca: ARE YOU KIDDING ME THIS IS THE COOLEST!! https://twitter.com/ellenbacca/status/815698418823811072/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @StevePeers: Blaming foreign workers for the impact of government austerity policy. This man is a disgrace to trade unionism. https://t…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @leecronin: I'm appalled how the UK visa system is treating talented new ppl I'm trying to hire. It's an utter travesty. We MUST reverse…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @PinPopular: Sorry I don't know who made this, but this be funny. https://twitter.com/jomcinerney/status/815561397182590976/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@andrewraphael @fredjean Clever. I shall give that a try next time.”—@ndw
02 Jan 2017
[T] retweeted“RT @GhostPanther: Right wing generates fake news & now calls every fact they don't like fake news. If I were 7 yrs old I'd admire the shit…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@fidothe Interesting. I didn't think to try that; I will next time.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@mdubinko Next time it happens. It was last Friday and I've forgotten the culprit. One of the hotel chains, I think.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Who started the anti-pattern that you can't paste into a password field? I have a few angry words to share ...”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @lcamtuf: @ErrataRob As it turns out, most of what transpired last year is because the array was only 2015 long to begin with.”—@ndw
[T] favorited“I have no idea what I told Siri to remind me about while groggy last night, but it certainly wasn't this. https://twitter.com/webster/status/815919664329068544/photo/1”—@webster
[T] retweeted“RT @ChuckWendig: In case you forgot that @MadelineAshby is amazing -- this post is here to remind you. http://madelineashby.com/?p=2058”—@ndw
01 Jan 2017
[T] tweeted“"Maybe you should amuse yourself with riddles from the reconstruction." WTF?”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Good champagne. Old school coupe. Happy New Year! https://twitter.com/ndw/status/815616380783435777/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@Vaughan_Wms That only redoubles my enthusiasm for learning Welsh. /cc @doctortovey”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@doctortovey Alas, I will be several thousand miles away in California on the day.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @rem: Now that 2017 has started, it's time to turn my Christmas chocolate chub into rock hard muscle, like a hard boiled sweet…ooh, swee…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @bryngreenwood: Don't kid yourself. 2017 is gonna be rough. Whatever privilege you've got, you need to leverage it for people with less.…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @frankieboyle: 2017 won't be all bad. For a few people living just the right distance from nuclear strikes, the radiation will cure thei…”—@ndw
31 Dec 2016
[T] tweeted“@kendall Yes. We're doomed. We can't be saved. I think the world will be a lot safer without that unhinged, narcissistic loser in charge.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @RadioFreeTom: Wait for it: the same conservatives who think EMP bombs are an imminent threat are going to laugh off the idea of hacking…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @LouiseRawAuthor: Feel bad for 2017: terrible handover to get. Like being on relay team but yr teammate just randomly blew everything up…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Optimistic thoughts: a year from now we celebrate the failure of Brexit and the successful impeachment of Putin's stooge.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“The yard work is finished for the day. No fatalities were reported.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@Cantavestrella @doctortovey And Happy New Year, of course!”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@Cantavestrella @doctortovey The squirrels get the lions share, I'm afraid. Not my tree; I'd be tempted to try netting it or something.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@Cantavestrella @doctortovey No climbing required. Was about 15' tall, now about 3'. https://twitter.com/ndw/status/815251424229683200/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@peteaven @doctortovey Safely descended. No falls required, trust or otherwise. https://twitter.com/ndw/status/815249284941619200/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@doctortovey Don't worry, I've moved on to trimming the fig tree atop the 20 foot retaining wall.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Half way down a narrow path along the top of a steep cliff, hauling dead brush on the last day of 2016 suddenly feels rather foolhardy.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @AEMarling: Last year's resolution: read more books. This year's resolution: https://twitter.com/AEMarling/status/814908919550185473/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@PPact @siracusa I already donated, but I donated again in honor of the ignorant, hate filled morons in the replies.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MKLabourParty: Need a New year's resolution?: Join a Trade Union https://twitter.com/MKLabourParty/status/814962840373252096/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @cyber_octopus: Yeah, I can see how Americans got confused... https://twitter.com/cyber_octopus/status/815040863592034305/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @tommorris: When you are waiting in the "non-EU passports" queue and it costs £5 to text back home, you'll be glad we opted for freedom…”—@ndw
[T] favorited“My 4-year-old didn't know what the meat thermometer was called so she said "time knife" which is now what I'll call it until the day I die”—@joeyalison
[T] retweeted“RT @jackhidary: Want to know why our #political system is broken? Here is part of the story in this red inkblots #CongressIsUseless https:/…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@shelleypowers An atomic flash, perhaps?”—@ndw
30 Dec 2016
[T] tweeted“@shelleypowers It will, one hopes, utterly destroy the GOP. But so many will suffer, and some will die, so I can't wish for it.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“If you drink while prepping dinner, does that make it mise en plastered? [If? --ed]”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @xml_project: MorganaXProc 1.0.2 released. Highlight: Support for XPath 3.0. Some bugs fixed. #xproc More? See http://www.xml-project.com/morganaxproc-1-0-2-released/”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @LouiseRawAuthor: Like it or not, the rules have changed. We've never seen press bias like this- in the US and here. It's a new age. @ch…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Nothing to do with me, just to be clear :-), but seems pretty spot on. https://twitter.com/mathling/status/814577240423833600”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @LOLGOP: The U.S. has expelled 35 Russian diplomats. In retaliation, the Russians are making us keep Donald Trump.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“All of the truth. All. Of. It. https://twitter.com/SaraMG/status/798791783891075073”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @tomcoates: If #simonschuster said they were publishing a book by a known Muslim extremist, the right (and left) would be appalled.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @StopFundingHate: Pls share if you think it's time for advertisers to stop funding newspapers that seek to divide us against each other…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MaxCRoser: 24-hour-news-channels report everything but long-term trends; one reason why we don’t know about development https://t.co/l3…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @talgiat: If you resist being terse and smart, and instead, favor slightly verbose and obvious, your future self will thank you" #bestpr…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @joshbloch: For those too young to remember, John Dean was Richard Nixon's White House counsel. He knows whereof he speaks. https://t.co…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mdubinko: at one point in the video, the bullet hits the glass and *the bullet* shatters into pieces https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24q80ReMyq0 #PRD”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @AlGiordano: OMG! Journalism! (From Vanity Fair. Any reported story on this chucklehead that doesn't have this level of fact is forever…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @j4: Bravo, Alpha Sierra Tango Alpha Romeo Delta! https://twitter.com/pdersjant/status/814561140827164672”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @raynerlucas: If you wanted an old song, you had to ask a local wireless streaming company to play it, then illegally capture it on a so…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @astroehlein: I know facts don't matter anymore, but still, for nostalgia's sake... https://twitter.com/astroehlein/status/773139635430105089/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Pinboard: So @StartAFireCom republishes your stuff under their own URL, adds tracking/surveillance, and allows you to “opt out”. Who fu…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @marcuschown: The thing about human rights is it protects humans. That means everybody who is a human. Not merely people Theresa May dec…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @cubicgarden: "Evernote is the quintessential case of what happens when you inject cow steroids into a rat." https://medium.com/@mobitar/evernote-is-what-happens-when-you-mix-vc-with-a-notes-app-8a6a9ce5a9c5#.ayyq4hi1m”—@ndw
29 Dec 2016
[T] tweeted“@cubicgarden Interesting. I'll write up my notes in the new year when I've ressurected my weblog. @tommorris”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@cubicgarden @tommorris I don't think it's that heavy weight, but it does require connectivity. Should be possible to do offline storage.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MsTexas1967: It is becoming increasingly obvious that David Bowie has established a better alternate universe and is populating it sele…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @davepell: Faster news cycles favor liars, imbeciles, and blowhards. Slow down.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Bibliogato: *whispers to the world* hire women to write about Carrie Fisher not men *that* would be honoring her legacy.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @kendall: Years aren't real. Every day ends and begins a year. We lose irreplaceable people every day. It hurts. Only love, always. Year…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@skepticscience You mean if there's anyone to remember it, right?”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @dawnardentgroks: I vote that in honor of #CarrieFisher we start affectionately calling our daughters "General" instead of "Princess." 👊”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@mholzschlag Oh, goodness! Get well soon!”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @mholzschlag: Well. I guess this is good news. I have a unilateral chronic diffuse subdural hematoma, explaining the seizures, behavior…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@scalzi Sure. Now you're all about kicking it. Where were you six months ago?”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @scalzi: No. I already know 2017 is likely to be horrible. 2016 is awful because it had the potential to be really good. https://t.co/KJ…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @ChuckWendig: 2016 has sharp teeth. And I fear 2017's teeth will be longer and sharper. https://twitter.com/scalzi/status/814288658413010944”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @PinPopular: Carrie Fisher's last Guardian advice column was to someone also with bipolar & it is lovely https://twitter.com/ladyhaja/status/813808770564452352/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @RoseLemberg: Among all those calls to do things now, please remember that it's ok to feel small, frightened, overwhelmed, and unsure ho…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@ACLU That's why I donate every month.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“.@timbray I was moved by it years ago, and I am moved again.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @IsaLeeWolf: Stealing money from children with cancer. Stealing money from children with cancer. Let it sink in. Stealing money from chi…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MrEmilyHeller: trying to explain the patriarchy to men feels like telling someone who has never heard of bones that there's a skeleton…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @JenniferLerner1: Can someone forward this to all the white dudes writing mediocre election post-mortems ignoring racism & sexism https:…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @GhostPanther: Average citizen's powers: govt, unions, the press, art, courts. The GOP magic trick: getting average citizens to be again…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@shelleypowers @highcountrynews House Republicans want to burn it all down. They seem likely to. Extinction is a perfectly natural process.”—@ndw
28 Dec 2016
[T] tweeted“"If they can't tell the truth from fantasy / do they even know it when they lie?" http://ars.userfriendly.org/cartoons/read.cgi?id=20050408&tid=1612500 https://twitter.com/jonathanchait/status/814095871986069504”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Joseph_Koivisto: Two of my favorite things: calligraphy and xml. https://twitter.com/Joseph_Koivisto/status/814184354431856641/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“I've implemented an Evernote replacement on #MarkLogic. Provides search over PDF, but no web clipper (yet). /cc @tommorris @cubicgarden”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @TheMarySue: So Long, Democracy: House Republicans Want to Ban Livestreams and Photos From the Floor of Congress http://www.themarysue.com/so-long-democracy/”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @laurenduca: Harassment is a theft of social capital via time & energy. It's exhausting and wholly unethical. It will also never be enou…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @jfruh: the "all-time high" is 1/10th of 1%, a level that would be a wild fantasy low in, say, defense contracting https://t.co/T3ept2Yh…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@standupmaths The macro shtick was very clever and funny. Did you have to fabricate the giant 4 color pen?”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @GonzoHacker: Defend your fringe people or you will become the new fringe”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @swear_trek: they just show up and then they never go away https://twitter.com/swear_trek/status/813776960774144000/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @timbray: Schneider: "PreCheck tells us that, basically, there are no terrorists," https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2016/12/security_risks_12.html”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“.@scalzi I'm happy to pay my taxes into security nets that help everyone, even assholes. Everyone has rights, even assholes.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @danieljpeter: RT if you've ever typed AT commands like ATDT to control a modem https://twitter.com/danieljpeter/status/757115807331516416/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Kevin_Maguire: We should remember George Michael was the son of a Greek Cypriot, his dad coming to Britain in 1950. Migration enriches…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @DavidYankovich: Donald Trump isn't poison to our nation because he is an idiot. He's poison because he convinced 60+ million people t…”—@ndw
27 Dec 2016
[T] tweeted“I'll double my donation to the first political org (that I'd consider supporting at all) with a "never email me" option on the pledge page.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @kiwinerd: Memo to trans, nonbinary, and genderqueer folks getting merrily misgendered by family on feast days. You are valid. Your gend…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @nytimes: Many conservatives have appropriated "fake news" and turned it against any news they see as hostile to their agenda https://t.…”—@ndw
[T] favorited“This cartoon from the Guardian ... is fecking brilliant. https://twitter.com/Scientists4EU/status/813708493622484992/photo/1”—@Scientists4EU
26 Dec 2016
[T] tweeted“Given a body of work (movies, series, specials, etc.) and all the associated metadata, you could build a really compelling site. But not HBO”—@ndw
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/jafpl
[H] pushed master at ndw/jafpl
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[T] retweeted“RT @Dueclaw: Look at these awesome koi! fish are awesome! https://twitter.com/Dueclaw/status/807371250431574016/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@jonwilliams80 No. I expect 2017 to be unrelentingly awful. But I'd still rather not have the zombie corpse of 2016 attacking from behind.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@shelleypowers "A bullet?" #sigh I will never be a successful entrepreneur or good capitalist b/c I cannot see the world as a zero-sum game.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@ErgoEmacs A lot more often since @melpa_emacs started notifying me about new packages. Before that, not significantly in perhaps a decade.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @davidfolkenflik: "we’ve effectively brainwashed the core of our audience to distrust anything that they disagree with" https://t.co/JSh…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MattMurph24: 80% of Evangelical Christians voted for a man that openly mocked the disabled. I'm sure Jesus would be so proud. https://t…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @UKIPNFKN: Brexit is 'God-given' chance to steal business from Britain, Donald Trump's trade aide declares via @DailyMirror #… https://t…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“On January 1st, I propose that we dig up the corpse of 2016 and drive a wooden stake through its heart, just to be sure.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @evacide: Broad spying powers aren't about fighting terrorism. UK councils used RIPA to discover who was feeding pigeons. https://twitter.com/iok”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @michaelneale: JSON Bourne: a movie about a spy that didn’t know his past as comments weren’t allowed as part of the spec.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @tcarmody: A dark, existentialist reboot of BACK TO THE FUTURE where Marty greets the prospect of being erased from existence with curio…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @aishacs: I totally get why everyone hates 2016 but eagerness to see it go? 2016 is the cliff. But for 2017, the US voted for the abyss.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @maureenjohnson: Maybe 2016 is the year a lot of heroes were born and we don't know yet.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @PinPopular: It's that time of year again when people need to see this the most. https://twitter.com/Sable_Gryphon/status/812505244529815552/photo/1”—@ndw
25 Dec 2016
[T] tweeted“@shelleypowers Based on his cabinet choices, I'm sure T will choose a centri...no, waait a minute ... :-(”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @MaraWilson: So the Rockettes should "do their job" but pharmacists who don't want to give birth control or bakers that won't serve gay…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @shelleypowers: Don't forget the exploitation of public land, climate denial, and destruction of endangered species. Oh and trashing our…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @pronounced_ing: Hey @StateFarm, thank you for showing an interracial couple in your ads. I support you.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @videostark: Historians: Trump is bad Holocaust Survivors: Trump reminds me of Hitler Nuke Experts: We are all gonna die Conservatives…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@kiphampton Oh, that sucks. Best wishes for making good lemonade.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @RebetikoWalrus: This is how proper British people behave towards our friends in Europe. https://twitter.com/JamieJBartlett/status/812279247456862208”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @moshekasher: There are two categories of American citizens,those who believe there is a war on Christmas&those with the potential for c…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @arthur_affect: Santa Claus is our way of teaching kids that ppl getting what they deserve is an elaborate lie and all that matters is h…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@kendall No. I can't. I'm sorry. No power on earth could make me watch that.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @JuddLegum: 18. The law Trump will be violating, the Constitution, requires Congress to enforce it. They won't but that doesn't make it…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@slightlylate I so totally understand.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @JoyAnnReid: Exactly. Like she was wasting his time asking for intervention when a grown man choked her 7-year-old. To this cop her fami…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @fawfulfan: What a shame Trump is shutting down his foundation. They spend millions of dollars to better the lives of literally one pers…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @NightValeRadio: Later tonight, a man unbound from time & space will leave boxes under decorated pine totems as assessments of children'…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @LouiseRawAuthor: You are funny! I'm as left as they come & love Christmas,but have a lovely day in your cosy bubble of ludicrous assump…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @acgrayling: There is something important going on: big swings in public opinion to #Remain; major change of sentiment; majority against…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @roseperson: Stop citing examples of people succeeding despite poverty/racism to argue the system's not so bad. Some people survived the…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Donalds_Diary: Dear Santa, Please bring me An ounce of humanity A grain of intelligence A soul And a pair of really small mittens @real…”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @estherschindler: I ordered a chicken and egg from Amazon. I'll let you know.”—@ndw


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20 Oct 2011

I converted the repository where I store the sources for this site from Mercurial to Git. You aren't supposed to be able to tell. But if I'm wrong, please do tell me.

11 Aug 2006

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