? Alan Porter (@rockhopper)

Raleigh, NC, USA

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davenewworld_2 This year for Halloween, I’ll give 90% of the candy to 1% of the kids and trust them to trickle that candy down to everyone else.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:09 AM, Sep 26th, 2021 via Twitter for iPhone)

Had to request a reset. Fascinated by how that must work… using one-way communication only.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to rockhopper

Satellite radio in the car “forgot” most of my subscription, so all I could listen to was dance music, thumpa thump..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sT

via Twitter for iPhone

@KokaBoothAmp @jonathanbyrd The “not on sale” link was in an email yesterday. The link here on Twitter seems to wo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xj

via Twitter Web App in reply to rockhopper

@KokaBoothAmp @jonathanbyrd I clicked on the link, and it says “Not On Sale”. Is it sold out? Too early? Too late? Canceled?

via Twitter Web App in reply to KokaBoothAmp

Hey ⁦@Apple⁩, since we care about accessibility, can we finally get rid of these hard-to-read progress bars that on..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fu

via Twitter for iPhone

I guess at some point, you can put so much tape and plastic wrap on a cardboard box, it probably can’t be recycled…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OI

via Twitter for iPhone

I understand the U in USB stands for “Universal”. So why do I have an entire box of obsolete USB cables? pic.twitter.com/HZNCzPVcl1

via Twitter for iPhone

Enjoyed seeing Peter Lamb and the Wolves at “Jazz in the Square” in downtown Raleigh.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to rockhopper

@barrsm My rant was aimed at the main Twitter web interface.

via Twitter Web App in reply to barrsm

@sarahovenall I recently donated a similar one to “Splat Space”, a maker space in Durham. They love toys like this.

via Twitter Web App in reply to sarahovenall

So is Twitter now following Reddit’s playbook, where I look at a single tweet thread, and they get so insecure that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wE

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Was looking for some good downtempo music for the day, and ended up downloading the entire back catalog of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pd

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Last night, we went to “Park after Dark” in downtown Cary. The Mint Julep Jazz Band played 1930s style jazz while t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bk

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The original SARS-CoV-2 virus had R0 of 2 to 3. Delta’s R0 lies between 5 and 9, which “is shockingly high”


via Twitter Web App

I am annoyed by the new trendy usage of the word “drop” to mean “publish”.

Bloomberg dropped their popular podcast..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cB

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AvatarsOfThey The delta variant remains untroubled by anti-vaxer concerns.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:44 PM, Jul 24th, 2021 via Twitter for iPhone)

Twice now, seeing the quote from @mollywood about how we’re not protecting our stuff, leaving the door unlocked, bl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LC

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@brdrck “Siri Suggestions”, basically noticing a trend in your usage. Configure it in Settings / Siri pic.twitter.com/XbSWAWm34G

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to brdrck

Printer maintenance is in progress. Do not interrupt.

via Twitter for iPhone

@frijole I would ask to see their airworthiness certificate. By law, they have to show it to you. And then you’ll… https://t.co/BIiWFKhE5H

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@llsethj Publishing the numbers is great, but I find it funny the way they mix up the presentation of percentages a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…No

via Twitter Web App in reply to llsethj

Later episodes look like they were intentionally filmed in a gimmicky way that shows off HDR, bright brights and da..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BD

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to rockhopper