Tweet Archive for September 2015

RT @claranellist: Can you describe the LHC in German? In one word? Of course you can!

10:34pm Sep 29 2015 —

RT @NetworkRailEGIP: .@pjryan51 Thats a bit harsh. We prefer functional and utilitarian – which long term, trumps aesthetics in terms of mi…

10:28pm Sep 29 2015 —

RT @taroona_fire: A reminder that Australia getting a new prime minister is an ideal time to check the battery in your smoke alarm.

8:06pm Sep 29 2015 —

RT @brianstelter: “According to Snowden’s lawyer, Ben Wizner of the ACLU, @Snowden himself will be controlling the account.”…

8:00pm Sep 29 2015 —

RT @Snowden: Can you hear me now?

7:57pm Sep 29 2015 —

Team back out at #PolmontBridge doing small jobs in preparation for waterproofing tomorrow (Wed).

7:27am Sep 29 2015 —

RT @DLR_de: #EsWarEinmal am 29.9.1962: Kanadas 1. Forschungssatellit startet, #Alouette1 soll Ionosphäre erforschen. Bild:Wright http://t.c…

6:58am Sep 29 2015 —

RT @JamesMelville: Perfect graffiti retaliation…

6:53am Sep 29 2015 —

Super, thanks for the explanation @gcar85 #PolmontBridge

11:02am Sep 28 2015 —

#PolmontBridge 37 wks down just 4 to go! Waterproofing still to do on W deck. Some power and fibre still unattached.

7:38am Sep 28 2015 —

RT @doctorow: Lockheed Martin sign prohibits sketching and “gathering information” #5yrsago…

6:30pm Sep 27 2015 —

RT @solobasssteve: blimey, microtonal electronica from Robert Logan (on @SlowfootRecords ) – heavy heavy listening. rewarding too :) https:…

4:16pm Sep 27 2015 —

I supported @stubot‘s Lego idea “Lovelace & Babbage”

2:52pm Sep 27 2015 —

RT @jwz: Exercise Vague Spartacus. As noted, those annotations I’ve been adding to the hateful surveillance signs haven’t……

10:05pm Sep 26 2015 —

RT @StationCDRKelly: #Auckland #NewZealand, Sorry we don’t see you much during your day but you look great down there. #YearInSpace http://…

5:08pm Sep 26 2015 —

RT @R00mi1: I can clearly see

“Love For All Hatred For None”

On Baitul Futuh Mosque London

No fire can burn this message❗️


3:15pm Sep 26 2015 —


11:34am Sep 25 2015 —

@FCRoads @NetworkRailEGIP At least, that’s what it looks like. Please correct me if I’m wrong!

in reply to kw217 — 7:38am Sep 25 2015 —

Road algnmnt&unchnged wdth show #PolmontBridge still only 1 footpath. Missed opportunity @FCRoads @NetworkRailEGIP

7:37am Sep 25 2015 —

All scarified and ready for treatment on a lovely sunny day at #PolmontBridge

7:31am Sep 25 2015 —

6:38am Sep 25 2015 —

RT @wfaler: The three most common Agile practices are: calling things “Agile”, calling things “Scrum”, and paying for a JIRA license.

6:35am Sep 25 2015 —

RT @stevage1: Whoa. I just accidentally wrote some JavaScript poetry:

return when.all(promises).yield(true);

6:31am Sep 25 2015 —

@EffKayToo Looks to me like road edge aligned to give two pavements, but seems implausible they’d make such an improvement. Look at Westqrtr

in reply to EffKayToo — 3:15pm Sep 24 2015 —

@flightradar24 No barrel rolls then?

in reply to flightradar24 — 1:48pm Sep 24 2015 —

@EffKayToo looks like both sides, but not sure if that actually makes sense. I’ll take a closer look this evening.

in reply to EffKayToo — 8:40am Sep 24 2015 —

@EffKayToo Agreed, I hope so! The guy I was talking to was already planning his next job.

in reply to EffKayToo — 8:28am Sep 24 2015 —

Parapet detail, #PolmontBridge Shay Murtagh Precast Ltd, job 1892 for EGIP Polmont – Parapet 9b east, 8 July 2015

7:40am Sep 24 2015 —

The last concrete pour is done! Scarifying concr ready for waterproofing, then tarmac. #PolmontBridge is nearly done!

7:32am Sep 24 2015 —

RT @GeorgeMonbiot: Shocking. UK lobbied to keep loopholes in car emissions tests. @trussliz has even more explaining to do…

6:52am Sep 24 2015 —

RT @MLiebreich: Bloody hell, I’m finding #diesel particulate filter (DPF) removal ads all over the internet.

6:52am Sep 24 2015 —

@ThatSabineGirl For those who like the same info more technical…

in reply to ThatSabineGirl — 10:07pm Sep 23 2015 —

@brianpmarks @trinketapp @CodeClub The council surprised me by upgrdng to IE10 after all! V sorry for runaround; hopefully will help others.

in reply to kw217 — 6:22pm Sep 23 2015 —

RT @qikipedia: I dream of a better tomorrow, where chickens can cross the road and not be questioned about their motives. – ANON

5:29pm Sep 23 2015 —

RT @Mythic_Beasts: Less than 4000 IPv4 addresses remain for the whole of the US. We provide discounts if you don’t need IPv4.…

4:44pm Sep 22 2015 —

@brianpmarks @trinketapp @CodeClub Super, thanks for speedy response! I’ll let you know how it goes!

in reply to brianpmarks — 3:53pm Sep 22 2015 —

@brianpmarks @trinketapp @CodeClub Thanks! Sadly not – you know what council IT departments are like

in reply to brianpmarks — 12:34pm Sep 22 2015 —

@jasongorman yes!

in reply to jasongorman — 8:04am Sep 22 2015 —

All hard at work on site for the final stretch. Braces being removed; kerbs & tarmac next. On schedule #PolmontBridge

7:34am Sep 22 2015 —

RT @ThatSabineGirl: For people who believe that men and women are not exactly the exact same fucking thing to start with:…

7:05am Sep 22 2015 —

in reply to Tmckinnin — 9:01pm Sep 21 2015 —


9:00pm Sep 21 2015 —

@trinketapp Please can you make work on IE9? I run a @CodeClub and want to use trinket, but the school’s PCs are stuck on IE9!

8:29pm Sep 21 2015 —

@EffKayToo :-) thanks! I hope so too. Good to see the team on site again.

in reply to EffKayToo — 8:20am Sep 21 2015 —

Parapets in, baby crane taking away the pad for the big crane. 36 weeks down, just 5 to go! #PolmontBridge #Polmont

7:33am Sep 21 2015 —

9:04pm Sep 20 2015 —

RT @james_ka_smith: Beautiful reminder about the church in the Belgic Confession (art. 27):

8:51pm Sep 20 2015 —

in reply to blatchkiki — 10:32pm Sep 19 2015 —

.@Discovery You need to get @Ed_Stafford on Survive That!

9:49pm Sep 19 2015 —

7:39pm Sep 19 2015 —

@P0WERP0INT Yup, pretty unique

in reply to P0WERP0INT — 5:55pm Sep 18 2015 —

RT @ggreeneva: Wow, @VW—writing code to specifically detect & circumvent emissions testing. Just wow.……

5:50pm Sep 18 2015 —

Austerity hits @ilovebacofoil – compare the free film in the dispenser 2014 (top) vs today (bottom) :-(

5:34pm Sep 18 2015 —

RT @mattblaze: One can only wonder if stuff like this is why the auto industry opposed our DMCA exemption for security testing. http://t.c…

5:16pm Sep 18 2015 —

A very precise piece of string awaits a large block of concrete at #PolmontBridge

5:13pm Sep 18 2015 —

RT @maplintweet: @kw217 Glad your enjoying your new ATV. Looks like a lot of fun :) ^AO

7:45am Sep 18 2015 —

RT @0xabad1dea: I’ve posted this photo I took in May before but I still feel it captures my lived experience of America so perfectly http:/…

7:31am Sep 18 2015 —

#PolmontBridge ready for tomorrow’s activity? @NetworkRailEGIP

7:31am Sep 18 2015 —

This is our excuse for staying up so late this evening – controller plus module 1/10 of M’s @maplintweet ATV. Cool!

8:08pm Sep 17 2015 —

Taking a moment to check out progress on the eastward platform extension – slow but steady! #Polmont #PolmontBridge

7:33am Sep 17 2015 —

All still quiet, but I spotted two orange vests at #PolmontBridge this morning, inspecting progress.

7:31am Sep 17 2015 —

RT @femme_esq: Students can carry firearms at colleges in Texas but a 14 year old can’t make a clock. #IStandWithAhmed…

9:38pm Sep 16 2015 —

RT @POTUS: Cool clock, Ahmed. Want to bring it to the White House? We should inspire more kids like you to like science. It’s what makes Am…

9:36pm Sep 16 2015 —

RT @0xdeadbabe: Clearly, the solution must be for law enforcement to have a so-called “golden clock” for lawful uses of telling the time.

9:35pm Sep 16 2015 —

All quiet on site. It’s like watching concrete dry. #PolmontBridge

7:31am Sep 15 2015 —

@EffKayToo @NetworkRailEGIP Sorry, I mean “I agree”

in reply to EffKayToo — 10:11am Sep 14 2015 —

in reply to EffKayToo — 8:55am Sep 14 2015 —

Remembering what it’s all about #PolmontBridge

7:58am Sep 14 2015 —


7:57am Sep 14 2015 —


7:56am Sep 14 2015 —

RT @NetworkRailEGIP: Over next two weekends, work at #Polmont will include removing footbridge & installing approach slabs & parapet on wes…

7:56am Sep 14 2015 —

Woot! #PolmontBridge 35 weeks down, just six to go! #Polmont @NetworkRailEGIP

7:38am Sep 14 2015 —

#PolmontBridge #howitsmade concrete plinth sections ABCDE, adjustable braces, wooden pad for crane,marked wheel boxes

7:37am Sep 14 2015 —

Looks like this side of #PolmontBridge is held together by brackets and duct tape too :-)

7:33am Sep 14 2015 —

#PolmontBridge west parapet in place. Now to wait a few days while concrete sets.

7:32am Sep 14 2015 —

@mountain_ghosts who needs a switch? Who needs an earth? Who needs mains power receptacles to grip the pins?

in reply to mountain_ghosts — 11:38pm Sep 12 2015 —

RT @FioraAeterna: also, Disney is coming out with a new “Transmorphers”, “Stellar Trek”, and “King of the Rings” movie in 2016…

11:37pm Sep 12 2015 —

RT @TheEconomist: Special locks let American airport security open any suitcase. What could possibly go wrong? http:…

11:32pm Sep 12 2015 —

RT @sh1mmer: I wonder if the iOS updates in late August always contain a couple of for loops that just like eat battery on anything but the…

11:29pm Sep 12 2015 —

RT @larbertred: The really offensive thing on the internet is misplaced apostrophes…

11:24pm Sep 12 2015 —

RT @0xdeadbabe: It’s been a few weeks since I’ve switched to (mainly) using ed(1) for everything. It’s been mainly pleasant and enjoyable.

11:20pm Sep 12 2015 —

RT @iainWPG: @trafficscotland @EDI_Airport cabbie has just received message that the sheep is walking along Glasgow Road now.

5:21pm Sep 11 2015 —

@EffKayToo @NetworkRailEGIP Concrete holding parapet took >1wk to cure last time. I reckon there’s 4 weeks of work left, and 6 to do it in.

in reply to EffKayToo — 7:37am Sep 11 2015 —

Ropes through the conduits, to draw the cables through at #PolmontBridge

7:35am Sep 11 2015 —

Getting ready for the big crane at #PolmontBridge

7:32am Sep 11 2015 —

7:56pm Sep 10 2015 —

RT @DeSmogBlog: Meet the environmental activists photobombing GOP candidates one by one via @bi_politics #climatecha…

5:52pm Sep 10 2015 —

@sonyxperia 23Mpx is ridiculous. Focus on lens quality and sensor noise instead. 4Mpx is plenty for most uses.

in reply to sonyxperia — 5:50pm Sep 10 2015 —

@NtlMuseumsScot sigh, 2 out of 6. I should have guessed #1 from context. And wasn’t expecting a duplicate!

in reply to NtlMuseumsScot — 10:21am Sep 10 2015 —

RT @Greenpeace: Bad news for #nature lovers, as #climatedenier @rupertmurdoch buys National Geographic…

8:59am Sep 10 2015 —

@EffKayToo @NetworkRailEGIP Ah, wasn’t aware of that.

in reply to EffKayToo — 8:07am Sep 10 2015 —

@NtlMuseumsScot iron (II) to be precise

in reply to NtlMuseumsScot — 7:48am Sep 10 2015 —

@NtlMuseumsScot carbon, iron sulphate, copper sulphate, ?copper ammonium sulphate, ?calcium salt, ?, ?cobalt salt

in reply to NtlMuseumsScot — 7:48am Sep 10 2015 —

Hoping the new #PolmontBridge isn’t really held together with duct tape and expanding foam!

7:45am Sep 10 2015 —

Loving the lighting conduit (purple in Scotland) from the new lamps draped over the furniture at #PolmontBridge

7:42am Sep 10 2015 —

#PolmontBridge working away on the last few conduits to free the temp bridge for removal. Openreach back again.

7:36am Sep 10 2015 —

@EffKayToo @NetworkRailEGIP Disagree – EGIP planned it with plenty of slack; with more management time they could have kept services tighter

in reply to EffKayToo — 11:12pm Sep 9 2015 —

@EffKayToo @NetworkRailEGIP Wish FK factored that into their calculations, like… rather than…

in reply to EffKayToo — 10:45pm Sep 9 2015 —

@EffKayToo @NetworkRailEGIP I think they’re keeping to schedule, not working too hard. They might finish a week or so early, but not more.

in reply to EffKayToo — 4:31pm Sep 9 2015 —

RT @rnz_news: Mangere awaits its first Syrian arrivals

7:14pm Sep 8 2015 —