Tweet Archive for May 2013

@TheBoyWhoBakes you’ve not stirred it enough! Should be much more solid, like playdough. It is bland though.

in reply to TheBoyWhoBakes — 7:00pm May 30 2013 —

RT @madeupstats: The world’s cat tweets visualised in real time (infographic):

5:34pm May 30 2013 —

RT @sw17ch: Rust’s semantics around memory (owned, moved, borrowed, boxes, etc) make me joyful.

5:34pm May 30 2013 —

RT @AaronErickson: Car Dealers making selling Teslas illegal in NC. Hoteliers making AirBNB illegal in NYC. The best government money can b…

6:10pm May 29 2013 —

.@ScottishHydro Wow! Called your customer service line just now (lunchtime), straight through, no hold time, all done in 2 min!

12:04pm May 29 2013 —

RT @bengoldacre: This is epic. “York Mosque praised for offering EDL protesters tea.”…

8:51pm May 28 2013 —

Woohoo! Flexipass tickets now numbered 1 thru 10/10 not 2 thru 11/12! Thanks @ScotRail for listening to feedback!

8:51am May 28 2013 —

RT @qu1j0t3: & let’s not forget the whole “closures are too complicated for ordinary programmers” orthodoxy that #java may abandon soon:) @…

10:05pm May 27 2013 —

Sad to see this fondly-remembered Norfolk pine damaged :-( RT @talios: Poor tree, this morning’s weather hurt you

9:28pm May 27 2013 —

@kissbystarlight cool – good luck!

in reply to kissbystarlight — 7:45am May 27 2013 —

@kissbystarlight re favourite – did you get it working? In the end I had to replace the pressure switch, but it was cheap and easy.

8:49pm May 26 2013 —

RT @landley: And _this_ is why Labor is not picking up Lib Dem votes lost when they became the Tory rump:…

8:45pm May 26 2013 —

Just celebrated an eighth of a century with my beloved @viokaps – I love you very much!

9:12am May 25 2013 —

This is pretty amazing MT @thebenparsons one of the best explanation/description of depression I’ve seen,as webcomic.…

8:35am May 23 2013 —

RT @elonmusk: Tesla wired the funds to repay the DOE loan today. Only US car company to have fully repaid govt…

8:08am May 23 2013 —

RT @cstross: RT @lproven What if Dr. Seuss wrote The Call of Cthulhu?…

8:08am May 23 2013 —

RT @churchscotland: Church finds common ground in sexuality debate #GA13…

11:40pm May 20 2013 —

#ga13 Well done Bogle. Seems a reasonable way forward practically, despite technical oddities.

5:52pm May 20 2013 —

RT @churchscotland: @turasaiche The pre-amended versions can be found 2a&b on 20/6 of the Blue Book, and 2d here… #GA…

5:37pm May 20 2013 —

RT @churchscotland: Motion 2d (as amended) is carried. #GA13

5:37pm May 20 2013 —

RT @LaureenLMP: RT @robert_we: YES! @EdwardTufte created an alternative to the failing GANTT-Chart:… #openpm #pmde

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7:40am May 19 2013 —

10:18pm May 18 2013 —

@psnively Ah, @ID_AA_Carmack points out even just the shape of the (cbv) call graph can be sprawling or otherwise. True.

in reply to kw217 — 7:12pm May 17 2013 —

@psnively Yes. But cbn is the most obvious cause of the sprawling execution path @ID_AA_Carmack was talking about.

7:07pm May 17 2013 —

@ID_AA_Carmack @psnively Time and space, for example?

in reply to ID_AA_Carmack — 5:50pm May 17 2013 —

RT @EdwardTufte: To see with fresh eyes, see to learn something new, not confirm something old; see with a rage to understand, not a rage t…

5:50pm May 17 2013 —

RT @EdwardTufte: To see with fresh eyes, stay in the optical experience, forget the name of what one sees, see with laughing eyes, shut up …

5:49pm May 17 2013 —

RT @EdwardTufte: To see with fresh eyes, decontextualize. Even the moon illusion disappears when you look at the moon backwards upside down…

5:49pm May 17 2013 —

RT @0x604: @jasongorman premature abstraction is as bad as premature optimization

3:54pm May 17 2013 —

RT @HelixFalkirk: Looking forward to cracking open the Biochar kiln later. We’ll be looking for trial gardens soon, stay tuned for info

2:09pm May 17 2013 —

RT @TheBoyWhoBakes: I feel extremely angry watching people on tv saying they feel I don’t have the right to get married, how can you argue …

10:48pm May 16 2013 —

#read Tolkien, The Shaping of Middle Earth.

10:31pm May 16 2013 —

RT @ScotRail: By Dec you’ll be able to enjoy free wi-fi at 25 stations. And by March ’14 all 38 of our Class 380 trains will have it too

6:09pm May 15 2013 —

RT @saniac: My hippy parenting practises validated…

7:52am May 15 2013 —

Woohoo! Just discovered that you can add multiple keyfiles to Pageant in one go!

7:51am May 15 2013 —

RT @laura_hudson: I love this story about a woman gender-flipping a cheesecake poster at her gaming job (and her boss’s response!): http://…

7:17am May 15 2013 —

RT @EdwardTufte: Amazon now uses ET model: meetings begin with document+study hall,no PPT. Jeff Bezos/Charlie Rose… #…

6:15pm May 13 2013 —

We’ve got fab kids. Very impressed with their responsibility and independence.

6:15pm May 13 2013 —

RT @imaginarygf: Useful flowchart for anyone confused about whether a toy is for girls or boys @UKTesco
Via @ktalbot…

10:28pm May 10 2013 —

RT @xor: CIA Realizes It’s Been Using Black Highlighters All These Years…

7:57pm May 10 2013 —

RT @ErikRose: naïvetise, n.—that peculiar, fleeting brand of expertise exhibited by someone who is new to a problem

11:44pm May 9 2013 —

Prep for Flaim study on how we got the Bible: 8 handouts of witnesses to Mk 1:2! Always amazed how well the texts have been preserved.

11:34pm May 9 2013 —

#fixed muddy corner of our lawn thanks to a kind friend who gave us a spare roll of turf!

7:14pm May 9 2013 —

RT @sw17ch: I’m actually pretty sure that when we say we want ‘test driven development’, what we actually want is ‘evidence driven design’.

6:14pm May 9 2013 —

Woohoo! Georgie Pie is back!!!!… (wish I was in NZ just now)

10:23am May 9 2013 —

RT @aucklandcastle: FANTASTIC NEWS! Auckland Castle renovation to start thanks to £1m grant (From The Northern Echo)…

7:21am May 9 2013 —

RT @doctorow: They’re desperate (& sometimes threatening) about getting their spammy links removed from message boards. I’m chortling e…

7:20am May 9 2013 —

RT @doctorow: I’m getting email from corps who paid spammers to pollute our message boards & are now panicked b/c Google is punishing t…

7:20am May 9 2013 —

RT @LettersOfNote: This changes everything. To use your browser as a notepad, type this in the address bar & hit return: data:text/html…

12:01am May 6 2013 —

RT @caitlinmoran: RT @wordfixer: @caitlinmoran Here is a geeky muso explanation of why you’re hooked on #GetLucky. You’re welcome. http://t…

6:46pm May 5 2013 —

#read Robert-Houdin, The Secrets of Conjuring & Magic tr. Prof Hoffmann, 1878. Fascinating! Lrnd lots, enjoyed intro on electromech gadgets.

5:32pm May 5 2013 —

Cycled Culbin Forest near Nairn with the kids – 6.16mi – first family cycle ever! Great time, will definitely do again! Thanks P, R, and A!

12:39pm May 4 2013 —

Made it safely up the #A9 today – staying the weekend in a genuinely old house – Burgie House near Forres. Lovely start to holiday already!

11:49pm May 3 2013 —

.@NetworkRailSCOT Thought you were talking about Daleks there for a moment! – #TrackScanKill

in reply to NetworkRailSCOT — 11:44pm May 2 2013 —

RT @edyong209: Amazing. RT @bengoldacre: This elaborate prank on people who pirate games is sheer, unadulterated genius.…

7:17am May 1 2013 —