The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @rockhopper ever

November 2010

Apparently, it was Colonel Mustard, in the Conservatory, with a lead pipe.

via Choqok

Water cooler question - is it “white=ice, blue=water” ? Or is it “white=neutral, blue=cold” ? http://twitpic.com/3bmk5d

via Twitter for iPhone

My kids and I edited a wikipedia article… because we CAN.

via Twitter for iPhone

@beley Woah, automating ssh/scp is really easy, no messy expect scripts, use public keys! http://blog.alanporter.c…

via web

@DaveTaylor How about some SQLite action? Nice b/c you can access it from bash, C/C++, Java, PHP, whatever! I used it on embedded Linux.

via web in reply to DaveTaylor

@DaveTaylor How about some SQLite action? Nice b/c you can access it from bash, C/C++, Java, PHP, whatever! I used it on embedded Linux.

via web in reply to DaveTaylor

LaughingSquid - @Bruce_Schneier on TSA’s Security Theater “This is a stupid game, and we should stop playing it.” http://nyti.ms/e1FmoB

via Tweetie for Mac (retweeted on 8:34 PM, Nov 29th, 2010 via web)

Sweet, I just made macros in @tiddlywiki! I use TW to keep notes at work, the macros make links to our bug tracker and code review tool.

via web

techdirt Who Needs COICA When Homeland Security Gets To Seize Domain Names? http://dlvr.it/9Nsqx

via dlvr.it (retweeted on 1:59 PM, Nov 29th, 2010 via web)

wilw “The traditional media has become so toothless it is reduced to attacking Wikileaks for doing its job properly.” http://bit.ly/gko7DL

via web (retweeted on 1:52 PM, Nov 29th, 2010 via web)

Impressed that “Digitally Imported” (di.fm) was playing a song from my collection. Then saw my player had dropped di.fm, playing local mp3’s

via Choqok

News of Leslie Nielsen’s passing comes hours after I quote “Airplane!” on Twitter (not his line, but still). He will Shirley be missed.

via web

We have clearance, Clarence.
Roger, Roger. What’s our vector, Victor?

via Twitter for iPhone

It’s the holiday gift-giving season in the land of plenty. Consider donating to Wikipedia or the Electronic Frontier Foundation instead.

via web

New blog post by me, “Disabling Linux user accounts - passwd & chage” http://blog.alanporter.c…

via web

Drat, Mac won’t print document. Solution: save file to @dropbox, open file on Linux and print. Voilà!

via web

motersho 4th amendment x-ray scanner metallic ink http://goo.gl/VJB7z

via web (retweeted on 8:39 AM, Nov 27th, 2010 via Twitter for iPhone)

@carleemallard If you pick #4, you might want to adjust the color, less blue, more red, warm it up (I prefer #2, myself)

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to carleemallard

Cool, I just discovered several months worth of photos which I thought were deleted. They were hiding in a “sort me” folder.

via web

Knobee Body scans and genital fondlings would save more lives if our Government was paying to have them done in hospitals rather than airports. #FB

via Silver Bird (retweeted on 10:17 PM, Nov 23rd, 2010 via web)

ddemaree Step 1: Go to me.com. Step 2: Start typing an email address from somewhere other than me.com. Step 3: Enjoy.

via Echofon (retweeted on 11:30 AM, Nov 23rd, 2010 via web)

Watching my iPhone reboot into iOS 4.2. That silver/white logo never really looked 3D/reflective to me. It looks like a slash in the apple.

via web

pourmecoffee National Turkey gets a pardon from execution this week, but will still be indefinitely detained without trial.

via tGadget (retweeted on 2:39 PM, Nov 22nd, 2010 via web)

“NotScripts” for Google Chrome is a lot like NoScript for Firefox - a must-have browser entension

via Choqok

txflygirl Planepooling: One Mode of TSA Resistance http://bit.ly/daruhI #tsa #wontfly #optout /via @wewontfly

via HootSuite (retweeted on 10:55 AM, Nov 22nd, 2010 via web)

Twix shows off his mad hacking skillz. Sadly, he had to return to school today. http://twitpic.com/396tx0

via Twitter for iPhone

Kids loved the skating party. Rink staff: if you find any kids, they’re prob’ly mine, I lost count. Just put ‘em on a school bus tomorrow.

via Twitter for iPhone

Quote of the day: “Daddy, you are not the master of FunkyTown” #rollerskating

via Twitter for iPhone

Twix really responded to “curious” on Piggies by @frijole #CrypticTweets

via Twitter for iPhone

Looks like mine is the last car in the parking lot… so I am the winner! #loser

via Twitter for iPhone

Using the “triple equals” operator in PHP, because (array()==NULL) is true, while (array()===NULL) is false. #ugh

via Choqok

tonychester You Park Like an Asshole - http://www.youparklikean…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:41 AM, Nov 19th, 2010 via web)

Note to self - Wake County library hours are designed to frustrate. Fridays open an hour late, 10am. #inconsistent

via Twitter for iPhone

News flash: the term “graphic novel” = “comic book” - great fun, but not suitable for 4th grade book report. D’oh!

via Twitter for iPhone

I wonder if we could see the Leonids meteor shower tonight…

via Choqok

@robertryals @pwbrewer That explains the yellow buds, but I guess I need to quit sticking that rubber cable in my ears, too!

via Choqok in reply to robertryals

The rubbery bits on my Apple iPhone earbuds are starting to turn yellow. I must be “doing it wrong”.

via Choqok

Our build tools suck. They just plain suck! I’ve seen build tools suck before, but they are the suckiest bunch of sucks that ever sucked. /H

via Choqok

@jbroome I’ve started collecting screenshots of coincidentally neighboring tweets

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to jbroome

Just noticed a similarly-spec’ed MacBook pro would cost a cool grand more than the Dell, plus then I would be stuck with OSX.

via Choqok

I hesitated to send that last tweet, knowing that it would draw fire from the Apple fanboi club, a.k.a. “Brewer boys”.

via Choqok

Found out my company has an “Employee Purchase Plan” deal with Dell. End result - I saved 30 lousy bucks & delayed my order by 1 week.

via Choqok

Jupiter is peeking through the misty clouds.

via Twitter for iPhone

@RobertFischer Same for me… except “un”… and “exhausting”.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to RobertFischer

@pwbrewer Flywheel is good, smoothes out cycles, runs at constant RPM for a long time. I wonder about ignition, spark plugs w/o wires.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to pwbrewer

chuck_kesler So which will generate more traffic on iTunes today: downloads of Beatles songs, or downloads of the just-approved Google Voice app?

via web (retweeted on 8:07 PM, Nov 16th, 2010 via web)

@splat_space Up next, how to share your wifi SSID and passphrase with the entire internet!

via web in reply to splat_space

If you don’t mind, I think I’ll just sit here on Dell’s order status page and press “refresh”… #toys

via Choqok

THIS -> “please add [e-mail address removed] to your address book or safe-sender list.” won’t work if you redact the email address! #fail

via Choqok

. @pwbrewer @frijole - No, not a Wankel (RX7) engine. Airplanes used these -> http://www.animatedengin…

via web

zefrank if you tweet my junk i will have you arrested.

via web (retweeted on 8:36 PM, Nov 15th, 2010 via web)

My wife misplaced her iPod Touch. Her nerdy husband confirmed that it was in the house (somewhere) by checking the DHCP server.

via txt

Stranger than fiction! I knew old planes had RADIAL engines, but I never knew about ROTARY engines. Two totally different things!

via Twitter for iPhone

School bus #1 broke down. School bus #2 took a wrong turn, missed our stop. So school bus #3 was my minivan.

via Twitter for iPhone

@base10 Excellent open letter, thank you. It would be nice to clarify “open letter” vs “(c) 2010” for those want to reprint and send to DC.

via web in reply to base10

base10 An open letter to Senators Burr and Kagan and Representative Miller regarding the TSA: http://bit.ly/a9SI4w

via web (retweeted on 10:31 PM, Nov 14th, 2010 via web)

Whew! Had to rush at the Lie-berry… they close early on Sundays.

via web

@anjibee panic! trying to download song 4 (Gekko) from chillcast 239, but the link is to song 3! (239 is an awesome mix, BTW)

via web

I guess it really *is* a Mad Mad Mad Mad World.

via web

Cinnamony sea anemone!

via web

@mammalpants FAA regs require 500ft from any person, vessel or structure… take a picture and report his tail number to the FAA #flysafe

via web in reply to mammalpants

trilug Tonight’s the night! TriLUG meeting 7pm at Red Hat HQ (see trilug.org for map). Topic: makin’ music with open source software!

via web (retweeted on 9:13 AM, Nov 11th, 2010 via web)

schneierblog Securing the Washington Monument: Good article on security options for the Washington Monument: Unfortunately, t… http://bit.ly/aprKEF

via twitterfeed (retweeted on 9:51 PM, Nov 10th, 2010 via web)

That sure is a big box to ship 19 grams of plastic! http://twitpic.com/35pe02

via Twitter for iPhone

WeldPond Do we have a mobile malware problem yet? “Hackers Hijack 1 Million China Cell Phones, racking up $300K per day.” http://bit.ly/cZWEKY

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:38 PM, Nov 10th, 2010 via web)

trilug Mark your calendars. TriLUG meeting tomorrow night, and we plan to make some NOISE. Free / Open Source software for musicians!

via web (retweeted on 12:07 PM, Nov 10th, 2010 via web)

Twitter seems to have forgotten all of the DM’s I sent/received since March.

via web

Sheamus Twinkie diet helps nutrition professor lose 27 pounds in 2 months, much to his chagrin. http://bit.ly/a9W7c8

via bitly (retweeted on 7:45 PM, Nov 8th, 2010 via web)

Wonder if @pknraleigh is going to be OK for kids. PKN4 was aimed at adults: potty mouth MC, bar venue (even tho the best speaker was 12yo).

via web

. @motersho was right… it was not the flux capacitor… I just needed to replace the box of lightning.

via web

clubjuggler This has to be one of the worst miscarriages of justice I’ve seen yet - http://bit.ly/bE8JnT - avoiding felony charges by being a banker!

via web (retweeted on 2:33 PM, Nov 8th, 2010 via Twitter for iPhone)

Civil Liberties v Nat’l Security http://is.gd/gQgmi “Terrorists are criminals & should be treated in the same manner as any other criminal.”

via web

johndoerr How Obama Saved Capitalism and Lost the Midterms - http://nyti.ms/by1SUI

via TimesPeople (retweeted on 1:37 PM, Nov 8th, 2010 via web)

@llorenzin and @cyberbiota - sounds like a twitter tryst

via Choqok

@msteelePMP stay still,cover the wound, EMS has been dispatched to your IP address location

via Choqok in reply to msteelePMP

Car would not start this morning… I think it needs a new flux capacitor.

via Choqok

The Thunder and Lightning Bugs welcome the 110 new first-year Y-princess tribes into the @ArapahoeNation!

via Twitter for iPhone

Getting ready to light the torches at Y-Princess “Fall Outing” http://twitpic.com/34vza7

via Twitter for iPhone

Möbius strips with the kids! #geekdad

via Twitter for iPhone

Looking forward to “falling back” to our so-called “Standard” Time. #DST

via web

Looking forward to Fall Outing with @ArapahoeNation on Sunday. It looks like the weather will be cool, but drier than today.

via web

Primetime television has stolen two things that I used to enjoy on the internet: @shitmydadsays and #carpool. #IdontWatchTV

via web

42°F and raining… sure am glad we decided not to go camping yesterday!

via Twitter for iPhone

robertryals Glitch will make iPhone alarms late Monday - http://bit.ly/cM7VO9 #cnn

via web (retweeted on 7:12 PM, Nov 5th, 2010 via web)

With the #STS133 launch delayed until 11/30, I wonder what happens to the #NASAtweetup… crossing fingers for another chance at tickets!

via web

NASA NASA managers have decided to postpone the next launch attempt for space shuttle Discovery to no earlier than Nov. 30 at 4:05 a.m. EST.

via web (retweeted on 3:04 PM, Nov 5th, 2010 via Twitter for iPhone)

Remember, after spending 2/3 of the year under the Daylight Saving mind-trick, we’re supposed to switch back this weekend.

via Twitter for iPhone

Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?

via Choqok

Daughter #1, daughter #2 and D2’s book bag all took separate routes to school this morning.

via Choqok

mkapor Chatbot Wears Down Proponents of Anti-Science Nonsense - Technology Review http://t.co/ZcHkT6C

via Tweet Button (retweeted on 12:06 PM, Nov 4th, 2010 via web)

@atulshri (1) screenshot JPG (2) PosteRazor, print on 9 pg (3) tape to poster board (4) cut hole (5) play ♫ on ipod w/FM xmit (6) loud radio

via Choqok in reply to atulshri

DieLaughing I can’t wait to start blaming the GOP for everything wrong in America not being magically fixed upon their election to office.

via web (retweeted on 10:32 PM, Nov 3rd, 2010 via web)

nasahqphoto STS-133 Discovery on pad 39a as the RSS is rolled back! See the pick! http://flic.kr/p/8Qy8fz

via Flickr (retweeted on 9:40 PM, Nov 3rd, 2010 via web)

“If he was too stupid to be a bank robber, perhaps he was also too stupid to know he was too stupid to be a bank robber” http://is.gd/gGPGg

via web

Is it time to upgrade my toilet to Windows 7 ? http://twitpic.com/33nxl6

via Twitter for iPhone

Unemployment is like landing a plane. It is guaranteed. It’s just a matter of how and when!

via Choqok

@denisleary You COULD just stop paying the cable bill (I did, and I have never regretted it).

via Choqok

I am so proud. My daughter worked the word “robots” into her homework paper, just because I challenged her to it. #geekdad

via Twitter for iPhone

NC polls are now closing. Huge thanks to all of the volunteers that worked a long day at the polling stations!

via Twitter for iPhone

NASA 196 different people representing 15 countries have visited the International Space Station since Expedition 1 arrived on Nov 2, 2000

via CoTweet (retweeted on 2:18 PM, Nov 2nd, 2010 via web)

unitednuclear The hospitality and culture of NASA rivals Disney. Only with NASA the magic is real. #nasatweetup

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:58 PM, Nov 2nd, 2010 via web)

browntown Today is the Cookie Monster’s birthday. So…you know…freak out and smash cookies in your face without actually eating any.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:14 AM, Nov 2nd, 2010 via web)

Yup, I voted.

via Choqok

@mikbre Cool, you can go from straight to gay and back again, effortlessly!

via web in reply to mikbre

haroonmeer on the ground 2 hours into scheduled flight to Scotland. Pilot now shutting down & restarting entire electronic system. Dark, confidence++

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:47 PM, Nov 1st, 2010 via web)

Been listening to music all day, trying to get “White & Nerdy” out of my head after a night of Trick-or-Treating (http://twitpic.com/32ph4y)

via Choqok

Jaku Get your Shmoocon tickets right here. Just @ or DM me your credit card!

via Adium (retweeted on 12:58 PM, Nov 1st, 2010 via web)