Saturday, March 07, 2015

@jessicabrookman @gettingsome I guess I need to start working out. To stand a chance as a labour drone. Before being replaced by a robot.
03:29 PM

@justkelly_ok It feels horrible to hear that you had to endure all this. Hopefully your opening up will result in concrete improvements.
03:23 PM

Friday, March 06, 2015

@wordnuvola #wordcloud
11:04 PM

Spectacularly written piece on ISIS:
05:25 PM

Thursday, March 05, 2015

@cdedaj @SaraJChipps @simeonvisser But if it's a question of degree, non-technical ones are much more likely to lack empathy.
09:44 PM

@zachinglis @SaraJChipps But if it's a question of degree, non-technical ones are much more likely to lack empathy for actual makers.
09:43 PM

Wednesday, March 04, 2015

"No animal products were used to make this LSD-laced cupcake."
07:35 PM

RT @existentialcoms: "What do you want to be when you grow up?" "An honest, brave, compassionate human being." "No…I mean, how do you want …
01:21 PM

@mm I prefer reading in sans-serif and writing in serif. As @nbashaw put it, serif just feels classy.
06:18 AM

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

@jessicabrookman So strange.
08:17 PM

Hugo doesn’t seem to like Led Zeppelin II. I’ve just become a father and already failed.
01:02 PM

Monday, March 02, 2015

My favourite websites are the ones that make you login to your account to unsubscribe from their spammy mailing lists. ♥️
06:49 PM You’re welcome.
08:40 AM

Sunday, March 01, 2015

@CruzToTheEdge @gameofwar Yes.
06:40 PM

“I think socializing is a way to waste time,” Zhang says. “Also, maybe I’m a little shy.”
06:39 PM

@AMatthiesen Beautifully melancholy.
06:39 AM

Saturday, February 28, 2015

RT @_dte: git brunch
11:12 AM

Thursday, February 26, 2015

@Falkowski @zeldman Design is about how it looks and feels, not how it works.
09:16 PM

@jessicabrookman Gorgeous!
05:46 PM

Today I threw out food that *might* have expired. Is there such a thing as "too white"?
07:28 AM

Monday, February 23, 2015

It turns out that partially digested breast milk doesn’t taste as bad as I imagined.
06:32 PM

Some people are claiming that some movies are better than others.
07:57 AM

Sunday, February 22, 2015

@AMatthiesen Beautiful photograph!
06:08 PM

Friday, February 20, 2015

@marcoarment @johnroderick This is one of the most beautiful things I've heard. Thank you.
09:51 PM

.@jessicabrookman "I'm on their side. And they're too stupid to see it. Because vagina."
07:11 PM

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Sometimes I forget that my favourite t-shirt was produced by tiny little Vietnamese fingers.
07:06 PM

@jessicabrookman I'm in the wrong line of work.
12:13 PM

@replyall @Gimletmedia Excellent episode that triggered all sorts of melancholy thoughts.
12:10 PM

Monday, February 16, 2015

Fun with GIFs: A preview of the next update to my family blog coming soon to a browser near you.
11:40 PM

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Have you ever met a man that cares about a woman's manicure?
09:11 PM

On a whim, @wisdemy is now @copingbear.
04:30 PM

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Overpromise and underdeliver.
06:07 PM

Friday, February 13, 2015

@unixtooltip Way to kill a dream.
04:46 PM

Thursday, February 12, 2015

The only time my kid is ever going to see a screen is when he's trying to get my attention and I'm busy staring at my phone.
09:20 PM

@jessicabrookman Yes, I did understand your point. And it did remind me to appreciate what I have. For which, thank you.
09:13 PM

@jessicabrookman A thousand times this. If it weren't for this emotional buoy, I'd have sunk a long time ago.
09:07 PM

RT @searls: Open Source Software, a one-act play, starring @domenic:
08:58 PM

@rowrocka @roujul @iamdevloper I think we've reached peak Kanye.
12:12 PM

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

@hugopdmagalhaes Cool! I've noted your email will write to you soon with my current #sidies, and you can tell me if you're interested. :)
12:39 PM

Anyone need help with the development of their #sidies and interested in helping me research/design mine? @ga_london @london_cm
11:46 AM

Inspired to offer and ask for help after last night's event at @GA_London @London_CM along with other #sidies!
11:46 AM

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

It's nice to think that there's something chemically wrong with me, as opposed to something being spiritually wrong with me.
03:51 PM

@fucktheory @groditi I'm seriously under-charging.
02:34 PM

@jessicabrookman I've said it before and I'll say it again: Honesty harms people.
08:17 AM

@Nicoooooooon @zeldman @simplebits And kept reminding me I'm one of the crotchety old men now.
06:59 AM

Monday, February 09, 2015

@adamspelbring I too am catching up from the very beginning. Only 142 - 21 episodes to go! @roderickon
04:23 PM

Honesty harms people.
09:00 AM

Saturday, February 07, 2015

Put up another batch of stories on the baby blog: Now only 3 weeks behind real time.
07:20 PM

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

If you're 10% bisexual does that make you 5% gay? Or is that reductive?
11:20 AM

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

@jessicabrookman I have some reading to do. Thanks!
09:29 PM

@jessicabrookman To stable equilibrium? (I guess I'm trying to ask: "permanently"?)
09:20 PM

I have a trillion neurons firing in my brain. Why should I have a single, fixed personality?
05:00 PM

@mattcutts But someone is wrong... on the Internet!
10:52 AM

Monday, February 02, 2015

@olasitarska @djangoproject @potatolondon Excellent, I will do my best to make it. Exciting!
06:35 PM

@olasitarska @djangoproject @potatolondon Is this open to multiple skill levels? I'd love to join.
06:31 PM

@patrickbjohnson @monteiro Typography, not grammar.
07:38 AM

Sunday, February 01, 2015

@jessicabrookman Desperation?
05:15 PM

RT @bobpoekert: Parking spaces are for closers RT @mcclure111: Oh for fuck's sake Berkeley
04:56 AM

Saturday, January 31, 2015

"Well, actually" is a synonym for "fuck your opinion and let me tell you how correct I am."
10:00 AM

Friday, January 30, 2015

@hotdogsladies Is that one that deletes all incoming email to maintain a state of nirvana?
10:45 PM

If I were to say that applies equally well to people as it does programs, then I would be superficial, not wrong.
03:24 PM

Generally, a good interface at an appropriate level of abstraction is so much more important than a specific implementation.
03:24 PM

While I wasn't looking, shpotify learnt to do this: ./spotify play the commander thinks aloud
08:03 AM

@jessicabrookman I don't think a day goes by where I'm not lamenting this fact. And I'm neither high IQ nor a woman.
07:42 AM

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

And now, my life is complete:
07:23 PM

@_danilo @jessicabrookman Preferably as a listicle.
07:04 PM

Monday, January 26, 2015

Bubbles are awesome. Until they pop.
05:56 PM

When wealth accumulates so spectacularly by doing nothing, there is less impetus to invest in genuine innovation.
05:55 PM

Sunday, January 25, 2015

@Encosia I don't disagree with you but it's surprisingly hard to make a nuanced point about this in 110 characters. @SaraJChipps @voxdotcom
09:39 AM

@Encosia As stated in the article, maybe it hints at misplaced priorities. Or at least a lot of people in prison. @SaraJChipps @voxdotcom
06:36 AM

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

To commit murder over a cartoon is almost cartoonishly stupid.
02:06 PM

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Just tell me you don't want to pay me for my work. I'm a grown man, I can take it. To court.
10:59 PM

"If I could do what you do, I would do it myself… and if I could do what you do, I would do it for free."
02:43 PM

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

@jessicabrookman And they can afford healthcare. I guess the system works.
09:15 PM

Monday, January 12, 2015

RT @badbanana: Defacing Subway Poster By Drawing Swastika On Baby's Forehead Rule No. 1: Know how to draw a swastika.
04:15 PM

@AMatthiesen My belly agrees.
08:31 AM

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

@jessicabrookman This tweet triggers melancholy thoughts in me.
01:27 PM

@AMatthiesen This makes me sad :(
01:23 PM

Sunday, January 04, 2015

@jessicabrookman Such a beautifully composed photograph.
08:17 PM

Friday, January 02, 2015

I am not sure anymore what people mean when they talk about "sleeping like a baby."
08:23 AM

@oscargodson @SaraJChipps SAAS: servers as a service
07:41 AM

Thursday, January 01, 2015

@Gimletmedia @replyall I spent like 15 minutes trying to figure out what an (sic) HNY is. I don't feel particularly bright right now.
02:54 PM

Perfect way to enter the new year.
01:21 AM

Soaking in a warm tub all evening, weeping to melancholy thoughts while listening to @johnroderick's "The Commander Thinks Aloud" on a loop.
01:20 AM

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

@drderekjsmith @nntaleb I too have this query.
01:18 PM

@jimbiancolo @roderickon @johnroderick I am nodding profusely at this… with my head lowered and eyes locked at my twitter client.
09:53 AM

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Meritocracy. I do not think that word means what you think it means.
12:36 PM

"Yet, we know that many of America’s best engineers are never even given the chance to work in our industry, left behind by the meritocracy"
12:36 PM

@joshuajuran @garybernhardt Have we, really? (Also your broth humour-fu wins you 10 internets.)
09:36 AM

08:45 AM

@caseyjohnston apropos:
04:35 AM

RT @caseyjohnston: it's almost 2015. have your children learned to code?
03:15 AM

Monday, December 29, 2014

@AMatthiesen Which is how I feel about delicious snacks in general. Too bad Hansel and Gretel didn't follow this strategy.
08:12 AM

@JamieJWong I find this a lot more useful than the less-actionable "Laugh and the world laughs with you. Cry and you cry alone."
07:53 AM

Sunday, December 28, 2014

@sarajchipps Asimov's Foundation series. Blown away as a teen, and it still brings me to smile when I reminisce about it as an old man.
07:51 PM

@OvercastFM and in that time, Smart Speed has saved me an extra 15 hours beyond speed adjustments alone. And so, thank you!
07:13 PM

Joyful east-German cake box.
12:51 PM

Saturday, December 27, 2014

@narayanan Hi, if you aren't using this twitter account and don't care about losing it, would you mind transferring it to me? Thanks!
05:07 PM

Correct me if I'm wrong but nobody needs a website anymore. Haven't we moved beyond websites? Aren't we living in a post-website world?
10:06 AM

Everyday I struggle to redesign my personal website and everyday I have the same internal dialogue:
10:06 AM

Monday, December 22, 2014

I am pretty certain Sarah Koening did it for that sweet sweet MailKymp money.
11:21 PM

Sunday, December 21, 2014

@hnarayanan Hi Hari. If you aren't using this twitter account and don't care about losing it, would you mind transferring it to me?
03:53 PM

Friday, December 19, 2014

RT @daveanthony: Instead of giving to charity this holiday season, consider buying a lot of cocaine for yourself.
10:03 PM

Late last night, the latest batch of stories went up on the family blog, including the hospital emergency episode:
11:27 AM

Thursday, December 18, 2014

@Greensngluttony @evrenk @monteiro I want to laugh, but also feel saddened by this thought. Machine learning ftw.
11:42 AM

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Taking care of a kid means you can score over 300 on #crossyroad!
02:37 PM

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Both were great in their own way, but one was super insightful and challenging:
10:02 AM

I'm proud to report that I finished another couple of classes even with a baby appearing on the scene. #stellarparenting
10:02 AM

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

I am now the ambivalent owner of a certificate from a class where the professor sexually harassed his students.
05:20 PM

RT @AnnaHolmes: This is basically not true.
05:22 AM

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

First there was Google Docs. Then that was supplanted by Google Drive. Now they both exist side-by-side. Confusing branding is confusing.
11:03 AM

Friday, November 28, 2014

RT @Charalanahzard: Sometimes young boys on Facebook send me rape threats, so I've started telling their mothers.
08:41 PM

Discovered @Somewhere at an inspiring talk this morning @London_CM. Time to put all this inspiration to work!
12:52 PM

Friday, November 21, 2014

Turns out you can `ln -s any_folder` into your Dropbox folder to back it up. In 28 days, I'll have a complete backup of my Pictures folder.
04:45 PM

Thursday, November 20, 2014

@virginmedia Much better. Turns out there was something you guys needed to fix AND my Mac has a known WiFi bug with Yosemite. Double whammy!
06:19 PM

@virginmedia I tried this earlier, but did so again. I now see reported problems that are going to be fixed in few hours. Fingers crossed!
01:00 PM

@virginmedia Our internet connection (in NW3) has been quite unstable since yesterday. Is this a known issue?
12:04 PM

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

@karthix Upgrading Macs suck just as much. For weeks, I've been syncing up a new Mac to bring it to the level of utility of an older one.
03:01 PM

@karthix This was from 12.x LTS -> 14.x LTS.
01:47 PM

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

It's not that there's something wrong with diffeomorphism. I just think that the cops should learn about it.
04:26 PM

I used the word diffeomorphism. Quick, someone call the cops.
04:26 PM

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Who am I kidding? I don’t leave the house.
10:29 AM

Finally, I can leave the house with my new phone without being embarrassed by its ugly antenna lines.
10:29 AM

Something is off here; can't put my finger on what.
08:27 AM

Friday, November 14, 2014

@caseyliss As parents of a newborn boy too, I'm proud to report my wife hums the @atpfm theme song each time we have a changing accident!
10:04 AM

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Nothing of value is free. Except Ubuntu.
08:21 PM

What do you get if you take Debian, add a bunch of proprietary software, and then later remove it all (at great expense)?
08:21 PM

I had a remote dist-upgrade fail on me today, leaving one of my machines in some crazy inconsistent state. Ubuntu = Debian - upgradeability
06:49 PM

And another upgrade in the family!
01:03 PM

Sunday, November 09, 2014

@virginmedia It seems to have resolved itself this morning. Thanks!
09:44 AM

Saturday, November 08, 2014

@virginmedia Are you guys having some DNS issues this evening? I can't get many sites to work without switching to Google's public DNS.
07:13 PM

Friday, November 07, 2014

For those interested, baby-related news will be reported on the newly-retooled family blog: Enjoy!
12:54 PM

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Is an economic recovery still an economic recovery if the only people who notice it were rich enough not to notice the original downturn?
01:12 PM

Monday, November 03, 2014

I look about as good naked as Lena Dunham in my new show, 'Boys'.
11:27 AM

Thursday, October 30, 2014

So it turns out it's not cool to A/B test potential names for your kid on social media before officially registering it with the government.
12:59 PM

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Just informed by town hall that our baby’s birth isn’t considered official until it's been tweeted. So, here's Hugo!
12:16 PM

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

@codinghorror @discourse iPhone 4 forever!
08:13 PM

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Safari is a fine browser… to get Chrome on your machine.
08:46 PM

Sunday, October 19, 2014

@garybernhardt Apropos:
05:25 PM

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Yes, it's pretty fucking ugly.
06:13 PM

Monday, October 06, 2014

Investors bet on people, not on business plans, because they know successful people will find a way to be successful.
06:01 PM

Sunday, October 05, 2014 You're welcome.
08:18 PM

Friday, October 03, 2014

So it turns out it's easier to get Ebola in Texas than an abortion.
07:39 PM

Saturday, September 27, 2014

RT @philip_roberts: Functional programming suffers from the owl problem: Step 1. map a function over a list Step 2. build the rest of your…
04:19 PM

Friday, September 26, 2014

I’ve spent less time thinking about the name of our unborn baby than I have about some low-level function in my code. #StellarParenting
09:18 AM

Thursday, September 25, 2014

@garybernhardt @mornje Then again, it's not like my baby is so cute that her pictures matter.
09:00 AM

@garybernhardt @mornje And since I've been using HFS+ as my primary filesystem for over a decade now, no amount of checksumming can save me.
09:00 AM

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Unbeknownst to me, @edgefolio has had decent unicode support all this time. May a thousand funky usernames bloom!
03:37 PM

A fing-longer if you will.
08:43 AM

Monday, September 15, 2014

Kickstarter idea: A relatively painless finger-extension in order to be able to use the new iPhone.
09:55 PM

Sunday, September 14, 2014

You're welcome.
08:50 PM

Saturday, September 13, 2014

One of these things is not like the others: · iPod · iPhone · iPad · ᴡᴀᴛᴄʜ
04:38 PM

Friday, September 12, 2014

I'm glad they understood what I truly wanted when I didn't sign up for their newsletter.
10:44 AM

@TheRowen Hell no! They convert to even more ridiculous salaries for the prime cog in the university machine, the administrators.
08:35 AM

I forced powered down both computers and it's still convinced it's nearly done.
08:00 AM

I yanked out the cable after 10 hours of "less than a minute remaining." It's still convinced it's nearly done.
07:04 AM

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Did I say joy? I meant rage.
10:06 PM

Since it's been stuck on "less than a minute remaining" for some hours now, 15 hours is starting to look likely. Macs fill me with joy.
10:06 PM

Migration assistant can't seem to decide whether the sync between my old and new Mac is going to take 40 minutes or 15 hours and 4 minutes.
05:29 PM

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

"So occasionally this happens, that the Google Apps charge all of a sudden appears as Google AdWords instead." — Actual quote from Google.
10:23 AM

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

My local store has begun throwing out all their pants and replacing them with new ones with correct sized pockets.
11:18 PM

Saturday, September 06, 2014

It saddens me to report that our unborn child doesn’t seem to appreciate the once-in-a-generation creative brilliance of @kanyewest.
03:27 PM

@frathgeber @utropstegn @gerardjgorman Congratulations Dr. Rathgeber!
09:01 AM

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Seems legit.
04:56 PM

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

@anderslogg @garth_wells I've heard that some Emacs shortcuts can be particularly dangerous.
09:30 PM

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

I was saddened to find that my name was not in the list of celebs whose nude pics had been hacked. Maybe it's because I don't use iCloud.
10:47 PM

@kristinsvendsen Congratulations! :)
04:57 PM

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Today I f'ed up by offering my seat on the tube to a woman I thought was pregnant.
06:13 PM

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

RT @garybernhardt: always make sure to return your printer carriage between vim commands
09:26 AM

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

OH: "Have you thought about lying? Not lying per se, but, you know, not telling the truth?"
07:58 PM

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Placenta recipe.
09:49 PM

Friday, August 22, 2014

They say that Guardians of the Galaxy is the Star Wars of this generation. They say it like it's a good thing.
08:33 AM

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

08:08 PM

Thursday, August 14, 2014

@SteveStreza @bodil This tweet was brought to you by Coca Cola ®.
11:25 AM

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

The best camera is the one that you have with you... that has an f/1.4 prime lens.
09:58 PM

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Most product feedback: - You MUST add this feature. - How much $ is it worth to you? - Oh I don't need it, I just thought it's a good idea.
10:14 PM

Monday, August 04, 2014

If no one comes from the future to stop you from doing it, then how bad of a decision can it really be?
01:25 PM

@anderslogg Cool! But the first image and the last couple (the ones that aren't IMAG*.jpg I think) seem to not exist when clicked.
01:11 PM

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Maturity: That moment when you forego the perfect font for your personal website because you'd rather spend the £540 on anything else.
08:02 PM

Friday, August 01, 2014

Turn to the internet for inspiration with mixed baby names. Keep getting directed to white supremacist forums. Technology is awesome.
11:25 PM

If a kid "grows out" of autism, it wasn't autistic to begin with. Diagnoses are handed out like candy these days.
05:47 AM

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Note to self: Don't use the words "differential largeness" in conversation with your pregnant wife ever again.
02:57 PM

@mcculloughsean @garybernhardt I hate copy and paste so I always turn this option off when I compile my vims.
10:34 AM

Sunday, July 27, 2014

A vector of length one is scalar enough.
06:32 PM

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

@karthix Thanks, and hopefully not!
07:36 PM

My Chrome installation is now complete:
07:24 PM

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

@aterrel I knew this was coming! But the Bing translation I did not.
04:48 PM

@aterrel After an easy_install pip. (140 characters is not enough to do a nuanced take on the state of Python installers.)
04:40 PM

@aterrel Given my ctrl-r habit I'm pretty certain I never knew.
04:27 PM

@aterrel If it doesn't, that history is dead to me. ;)
04:18 PM

@aterrel Since a capital S is quite uncommon in shell commands, once you've typed "python -m SimpleHTTPServer", you can always return to it.
04:15 PM

@aterrel Any reasonable shell (Bash, Zsh) etc. has recursive backward search a la Emacs.
04:15 PM

@aterrel Or as I know it: Ctrl-r S ↵ :)
02:58 PM

Monday, July 21, 2014

... learning Swift so I can build an app to help us decide.
08:35 PM

After spending months unable to come up with a name for our unborn child, I'm doing what every other self-respecting geek would do...
08:34 PM

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Covering all bases.
12:03 PM

Friday, July 18, 2014

@virginmedia One of the highlights of moving to London has been your brilliant broadband service. Thank you!
09:43 PM

Thursday, July 17, 2014

User feedback: We understand that integrating all this feedback would make it a completely different product, but boy would it be great!
03:58 PM

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Macs are awesome because they're intuitive and they just work.
10:39 PM

Just in time for Yosemite, I upgraded to Mavericks. Cause that's how you ride the tail end of technology.
05:38 PM