Tweet Archive for February 2015

RT @horse_rust: As Benjamin Franklin said, “those who would give up memory safety for performance deserve neither.”

1:59pm Feb 28 2015 —

Annual ritual of trimming the umbrella plant. Who will get the cutting this time?

12:54pm Feb 28 2015 —

RT @caitlinmoran: Why inequality makes pop-culture and politics shit: RT @DavidHAllison:

10:15am Feb 28 2015 —

RT @johnowenjones: Fancy some subtle, tasty, interesting, sustainable, home grown and classy food in Edinburgh? Try

10:14am Feb 28 2015 —

RT @odersky: New iteration of Coursera class Principles of Reactive Programming
starting April 13th. @headinthebox

10:15pm Feb 27 2015 —

@graemeimrie @NetworkRailEGIP More than a year – we had Redding Road for six months, now #Polmont. Local businesses suffering.

in reply to graemeimrie — 5:30pm Feb 27 2015 —

RT @polscotair: Assisted @Lanarkshire_Pol @polscotrpu at North Lanarkshire and Falkirk at an incident of vehicle crime. Enquiries ongoing a…

9:09am Feb 27 2015 —

@NetworkRailEGIP Sorry! Didn’t mean that was all! Just that our road disruption is to improve this clearance, so line can be electrified.

in reply to NetworkRailEGIP — 9:06am Feb 27 2015 —

RT @NetworkRailEGIP: @kw217 #EGIP will clear 61 structures, electrify 150km of railway Add 1 new & redevelop 3 Stns, extend platforms, upgr…

8:56am Feb 27 2015 —

A quick reminder of what @NetworkRailEGIP is all about: improving this clearance #PolmontBridge #Polmont

8:36am Feb 27 2015 —

And yet more pipes, and yet more! #PolmontBridge Water pipes going in, electrical to follow.…

8:30am Feb 27 2015 —

RT @AgentP22: The Black Bull Polmont Facebook page is taking a hammering.

7:35pm Feb 26 2015 —

RT @jonathanfaulds: Police helicopter circling the area of Polmont young offender prison is slightly worrying… @ForthValPolice

7:33pm Feb 26 2015 —

Not quite “open as usual”: #PolmontBridge closre hits local businesses hard @falkirk_herald @NetworkRailEGIP #Polmont

4:19pm Feb 26 2015 —

RT @falkirk_herald: Exclusive: War hero told to leave Polmont pub for having Union Jack on his t-shirt……

3:25pm Feb 26 2015 —

RT @mathsbox1: @plusmathsorg @InteractMaths @olifreke this is my geeks t-shirt version…..

11:00am Feb 26 2015 —

@Zurich Thanks for sharing the report. Odd it’s based on survey rather than statistics though – “rate likelihood/impact on scale from 1-7”

in reply to Zurich — 9:01am Feb 26 2015 —

Steady progress on rerouting services at the north end of #PolmontBridge #Polmont @NetworkRailEGIP

8:33am Feb 26 2015 —

8:28am Feb 26 2015 —

Quite a lot of rain in #Polmont / #Braes last night then!

8:07am Feb 26 2015 —

@YouVersion Please could you add a setting to Plans in the Android app that lets you read the passage first and the notes second?

12:31am Feb 26 2015 —

RT @headinthebox: The constant and needless reinvention of the wheel is the bane of our industry.

10:43pm Feb 24 2015 —

RT @IrradiatedCat: Mine and @beccenstein_ ‘s #Minecraft #Kelpies are mentioned in the museum!

9:22pm Feb 24 2015 —

RT @gilescoren: It’s time to admit it: McDonald’s is the best restaurant in London. My Time Out column:

9:09am Feb 24 2015 —

RT @albertsun: Nutrition science is hard… This gif is brilliant

6:23pm Feb 23 2015 —

RT @MzJennaFur: Dear tabloid newspaper, perhaps it would be best if you weren’t so sexist toward @amandapalmer? (via @Upworthy)…

6:01pm Feb 23 2015 —

RT @BordersRailway: Thanks to our signalling colleagues who successfully linked @BordersRailway to the rest of the network on Sunday http:/…

5:57pm Feb 23 2015 —

Pipework at north end of bridge is getting more complicated! #PolmontBridge side trench

8:32am Feb 23 2015 —

8:31am Feb 23 2015 —

RT @AlexanderAbdo: Maybe Lenovo was just beta testing that “golden key” the FBI has been telling us about.…

8:16am Feb 21 2015 —

RT @normative: Is it plausible the former intelligence contractor running Superfish just, oops, didn’t consider security implications of th…

8:16am Feb 21 2015 —

Megan and her new robot arm! Thanks @maplintweet! Think we should go to bed now though…

10:44pm Feb 20 2015 —

Ugh, sanding paint. There’s more titanium in my nose than an SR-71B!

6:44pm Feb 20 2015 —

Doing some power sanding, listening to Ummagumma, @viokaps elsewhere in the house. Decided to skip “Careful with that axe, Eugene”.

2:12pm Feb 20 2015 —

RT @flightradar24: Can anyone in Palo Alto / Mountain View area spot and take a picture of the flower flight? http:/…

8:50pm Feb 19 2015 —

Pipes and digging looking just about done at the north end of the temporary bridge #PolmontBridge

8:28am Feb 19 2015 —

RT @sieth_mysix: Mozilla follow up on IE asm.js announcement.… #asmjs #asm.js #emscripten

8:45pm Feb 18 2015 —

RT @Raspberry_Pi: We think that this means that in just under 3 years, we’ve gone from zero to being the biggest selling UK computer manufa…

5:22pm Feb 17 2015 —

“Welcome to Polmont Bridge” – warmth and tea for the workers for the next 8 months. #PolmontBridge

8:54am Feb 17 2015 —

Cables run under pedestrian access to Glasgow platform. Wrapped up in temporary blanket. #PolmontBridge

8:52am Feb 17 2015 —

@datarade I beg your pardon?!!

in reply to datarade — 8:50am Feb 17 2015 —

8:46am Feb 17 2015 —

#read Emily Ackerman, The Amazing Technicolour Pyjama Therapy. Great book, definitely learned some things!

5:39pm Feb 16 2015 —

RT @christt: BLOG ENTRY: If you’re into arts crowdfunding, hot new data from the charity sector maybe worth a look:

4:46pm Feb 16 2015 —

RT @mattblaze: You can identify malicious hackers by their black hats, dark glasses, and poor posture.……

11:18pm Feb 14 2015 —

RT @ML_Hipster: Roses are red /
Violets are blue /
For this classifier /
A single feature will do.

11:11pm Feb 14 2015 —

9:13pm Feb 13 2015 —

RT @saniac: Maybe allowing Hagley Park to be a giant temporary car park is an idea that needs some tweaking:…

8:23pm Feb 13 2015 —

RT @0xabad1dea: I saw one of them portable snow furnaces for the first time

8:15pm Feb 13 2015 —

There are a *lot* of cables embedded in #PolmontBridge. All need to be cut and rerouted. Work proceeding steadily.

8:30am Feb 12 2015 —

11:01pm Feb 10 2015 —

RT @SpaceX: #DSCOVR targeting liftoff @ 6:05pm ET. 1st deep space mission for SpaceX & #Falcon9.…

8:43pm Feb 10 2015 —

RT @elonmusk: Rocket reentry will be much tougher this time around due to deep space mission. Almost 2X force and 4X heat. Plenty of hydrau…

8:43pm Feb 10 2015 —

RT @johannhari101: Asking people in L.A. “How do I walk there?” gets the same response as asking Londoners “Shall we have a group hug?” Baf…

6:45pm Feb 10 2015 —

RT @aprilaser: Philip K Dick’s “Ubik” (1969) manages to explain in half a page why the Internet of Things will suck under capitalism http:/…

7:22pm Feb 9 2015 —

#PolmontBridge utilities gradually linking up but no pedestrians for a while yet! #Polmont @NetworkRailEGIP

8:37am Feb 9 2015 —

Loving the detail here – temp wooden #PolmontBridge panels exact same colour and pattern as original steel ones.

8:36am Feb 9 2015 —

8:33am Feb 9 2015 —

RT @lishun: @annedaly19 @shaminiamnesty inaccurate. this man was murdered last year. strangely though, the news was mostly only circulated …

2:07pm Feb 8 2015 —

RT @evilrooster: OH. MY. GOD. THEY FOUND (some of) THE DOVES TYPE.…

1:58pm Feb 8 2015 —

RT @EFF: TPP negotiators set to extend copyright terms 20 years. No way are we gonna take this.…

1:54pm Feb 8 2015 —

RT @conradhackett: Cost for a year at

Harvard $59k
Nursing home $84k
NYC jail $168k

(#s: @Harvard, @RWJF, @nytimes)

7:43am Feb 7 2015 —

RT @JGreenbrookHeld: Having @EdwardTufte tweet a picture from Gibbs Farm in Kaukapakapa has to be on my bucket list. #rtprt

7:43am Feb 7 2015 —

RT @EdwardTufte: A+
Richard Serra
Te Tuhirangi Contour
1999/2001, 56 Corten steel plates
252m x 6m x 50mm http://t.…

7:43am Feb 7 2015 —

RT @EFF: Youtube is giving up Flash, but there’s hardly cause to celebrate. New post by @Doctorow:

7:38am Feb 7 2015 —

RT @graemeimrie: @NetworkRailSCOT temp bridge looks a bit unstable held up by stacked sleepers?

12:46am Feb 7 2015 —

RT @NetworkRailEGIP: @rjbjmb @graemeimrie Signs are correct, its a 41 week programme. Wrong information on noticeboard has been removed. So…

3:13pm Feb 6 2015 —

RT @kkjordan: If my kid can’t bring peanut butter to school, yours shouldn’t be able to bring preventable diseases.

11:44pm Feb 5 2015 —

RT @frankiesegura: Comparison is the thief of joy.

10:31pm Feb 5 2015 —

@micahgoulart Not in UK. @TheEconomist is correct.

in reply to micahgoulart — 1:05pm Feb 4 2015 —

RT @alexqgb: Due to a copyright on the absence of sound, the audio has been disabled in a video of the absence of sound.…

8:25am Feb 4 2015 —

RT @nytimesscience: What’s in those supplements? Probably not what you expect, says @anahadoconnor

5:44pm Feb 3 2015 —

RT @elnathan: Our thoughts are also with the measles-ravaged country America. I hope we are screening them before they come to Africa.

8:33am Feb 3 2015 —

The temporary bridge at #PolmontBridge #Polmont has a much more important role than carrying pedestrians!

8:30am Feb 3 2015 —

@BevanMcCabe Yup. Me, now.

in reply to BevanMcCabe — 12:44am Feb 3 2015 —

RT @BevanMcCabe: Sleep is like a bank account. You can only make so many withdrawals before you need to catch up by making a deposit.

12:43am Feb 3 2015 —

RT @neilhimself: Because #WeNeedDiverseBooks, here’s a reminder of what things were like in children’s publishing in 1965. (ie, bad.) http:…

8:48am Feb 2 2015 —

Pedestrian route moved to E side: on W they’re building the temporary ped. bridge. #PolmontBridge @NetworkRailEGIP

8:33am Feb 2 2015 —

8:29am Feb 2 2015 —

12:09am Feb 2 2015 —

RT @whitequark: the grand c++ error explosion competition. “oneshot” ~ -fmax-errors=1, i.e. /on a single line/ http:…

9:46pm Feb 1 2015 —

RT @sean_t_ellis: @RTaylorUK @julianhuppert … and anaesthetics.

6:14pm Feb 1 2015 —

RT @TheRealPigeon: @Feorag @cstross @RtaylorUK Also petrol, diesel, gas, paint thinner, & any other volatile fuel or solvent. That would re…

6:13pm Feb 1 2015 —

RT @andrewcb: .@RTaylorUK @cstross From what I’ve heard, tea will be grandfathered in, but will only be legal if drunk with milk.

6:12pm Feb 1 2015 —

RT @RTaylorUK: The Home Secretary is trailing her proposal to ban tea and coffee again in today’s Sunday Times.

6:12pm Feb 1 2015 —

RT @drkatyvigurs: “@JasonElsom: Why I tweet (as a teacher). #StaffsTEF

2:56pm Feb 1 2015 —

8:22am Feb 1 2015 —

RT @TheEconomist: “Any modern editor who is not paranoid is a fool. But my optimism remains greater.”…

8:18am Feb 1 2015 —

RT @ESA_Rosetta: Where is @philae2014? When will he wake up? Status report:
#CometLanding #67P…

8:03am Feb 1 2015 —