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

May 2011

Yowza! 95°F in May!

via Twitter for iPhone

@koyuki_nyan I am not the rockhopper that you know, but おはよう to you!

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to koyuki_nyan

Back yard camping on a warm almost-summer night.

via Twitter for iPhone

Fishing in Asheboro.

via Twitter for iPhone

(A personal favorite)

Maybe it’s just me, but I could totally imagine “Beyond” by @Balligomingo as a James Bond title theme song.

via web

(A personal favorite)

Seen on powerpoint slides: “risks: aggressive schedule, mitigation: it’s the new normal!” #facepalm I think I need to “work smarter”.

via web

IPv6 will allow each square millimeter of earth, including the oceans, to be assigned over 67 million addresses. Each. (via @Tekelec’s blog)

via web

Hastily mowed the front lawn at 8:30pm, with daylight fading. It’ll be fun to see what a bad job I did after the sun comes up tomorrow.

via Twitter for iPhone

MarsRovers Overnight, @NASA will send its final command to the Spirit Mars rover: http://bit.ly/l2oJbN What farewell message would you send?

via web (retweeted on 9:44 PM, May 24th, 2011 via Twitter for iPhone)

Weird, I just heard my name mentioned in a podcast — and yes, it was me he was talking about!

via web

[Me] kids, how bad do you need to go to the bathroom?
[D1] on a scale from 1 to 10? maybe 8
[D2] 9 and 1/8th!

via Twitter for iPhone

@motersho I plan to give KDE a good shot. I loved KDE3 back in 2005… KDE4 is a bit different, but very customizable & keyboard-friendly.

via web in reply to motersho

After several years running gnome, I am test-driving KDE desktop. It took me only 10 minutes to crash it… d’oh!

via web

My DSL line is now naked.

via web

Please RT…

via web

(A personal favorite)

What it’s like to be a software engineer: “here’s a book, it’s in Chinese, I don’t have time to explain it, so just read it & rewrite ch 4”.

via web

Family crisis averted - read HowStuffWorks.com, learned to clean blackberry stain from a very special (Hawaii) shirt using boiling water. ☺

via web

@pwbrewer Short answer: the IPv6 web runs in parallel to the IPv4 web. Some content may differ. Longer answer: check your email.

via Choqok in reply to pwbrewer

Just noticed that I can ssh from my IPv4-only office to my IPv6-enabled @Linode and access the IPv6 web through the tunnel.

via web

Activity-packed walk home from Mex supper. Met some friends, talked to fishermen, climbed a tree, threw rocks, shared YP stories. Whew!

via Twitter for iPhone

La Rancherita in Cary changed it’s name to El Fogon, and now it’s changed back to La Rancherita.

via Twitter for iPhone

@GadgeTweets Hah! Message preview ended with “remove my wife…”

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to GadgeTweets

Doctoring up our Hawaii photos with “the Gimp” (open source image retouching and editing tool). I think I could get a job with the KGB!

via Twitter for iPhone

Ice cream truck stopped & turned around in our driveway, kids ran out screaming & waving, and so he … blew them off and left?? Really??

via Twitter for iPhone

Makin’ some mad beatz with Hydrogen drum kit. #opensource

via Twitter for iPhone

Spent most of the day tinkering with IPv6. Learned a lot but now I have many more questions. Think I’ll attend the workshop at @splat_space!

via Twitter for iPhone

Darn, McD’s in NC does not have taro pie. #hawaii

via Twitter for iPhone

Score… my house is now IPv6-enabled! The future is here.

via Twitter for iPhone

Note to self… IPv6 networking goes a lot smoother if you do NOT say “ipv6.disable=1” on the kernel boot line.

via web

Requesting a block of IPv6 addresses for my @linode.

via web

Hey @wunc, why is there no podcast for Back Porch Music?

via web

RobertFischer Dance like nobody’s watching. Love like you’ve never been hurt. Develop software like the end user has your home address.

via Adium (retweeted on 4:25 PM, May 13th, 2011 via web)

I swear, I think the clock actually turns backwards at this place sometimes.

via web

Waking up with 10% Hawaiian coffee. Wait… 10% ??? Wonder what the other 90% is?!? http://t.co/ZGwWr9v

via Twitter for iPhone

Wow, large attendance at the @TriLUG meeting… the pizza sure went fast!

via web

dsearls #NorthCarolina getting f’d by phone and cable companies, with help from the Assembly: http://bit.ly/iBRZ78 #broadband #Internet

via web (retweeted on 3:30 PM, May 12th, 2011 via web)

Lovely… MS “Enterprise Vault” decided that I don’t need any of those attachments from my old emails… so it stripped them.

via web

“You become great by wanting to do something, and then doing it so hard that you become great in the process.” http://xkcd.com/896/

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@mindcrime Your “400 followers” celebration was short-lived. Now push-push-pushing for 500.

via web in reply to mindcrime

@mindcrime Wow, that celebration was short-lived.

via Choqok in reply to mindcrime

On the plus side, the cafeteria at work still had some hot oatmeal… and blueberries and cinnamon and honey… <drool>

via web

What a morning… got down the road a few miles and remembered something I needed from home… twice!

via web

It’s one of those go-home-from-work-and-go-straight-to-bed kind of days. Zzzz.

via Twitter for iPhone

pxedust502 “Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.”

via twidroyd (retweeted on 3:27 PM, May 11th, 2011 via web)

OH at $WORK: “They should fire IT first, then fire anyone who needs IT to get their computers to run!”

via Choqok

With Microsoft buying Skype, and Syria arresting Skype callers, now is the time for an open source end-to-end encrypted VOIP solution.

via Choqok

wikileaks Assange wins peace prize http://www.abc.net.au/ne…

via web (retweeted on 7:58 PM, May 10th, 2011 via Twitter for iPhone)

trilug This week, learn about LDAP at the Triangle Linux Users Group meeting! Thursday at 7pm at Red Hat HQ on NCSU Centennial Campus. - trilug.org

via web (retweeted on 4:01 PM, May 9th, 2011 via web)

Can he swing from a web? No, he can’t, he’s a pig. Look out, he is the Spider Pig!

via Twitter for iPhone

Ouch, the stoplight is EXACTLY lined up between my eyes and the sun… so I am assuming it’s red.

via Twitter for iPhone

Someone kidnapped my children and replaced them with some hoity-toity speaking British kids.

via Twitter for iPhone

New blog post by me, “Vacation in Hawaii” - http://blog.alanporter.c…

via web

D1 and I spent most of the afternoon making lights blink on an Arduino. Very proud of her, she asked a lot of good questions.

via web

Argh, shoelace got wrapped around the brake pedal in my car (still parked in the garage), and so I was stuck, tethered to my vehicle!

via web

Got my ears lowered.

via Twitter for iPhone

I managed to work a quote from “The Princess Bride” into a code review… so today = success.

via Twitter for iPhone

Minivan in front of us, window down, kid blowing bubbles out the window - like rose petals spread for a king!

via Twitter for iPhone

They asked for my mother’s maiden name… but I fooled ‘em… I gave them my uncle’s last name instead!

via web

eronel Before I forget: May the Fourth be with you!

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 1:10 PM, May 4th, 2011 via Twitter for iPhone)

Looking forward to @Linode’s new IPv6 service, hoping they do the right thing, offer free/cheap 64-bit subnets.

via Twitter for iPhone

D’oh, drained my iPhone battery dead. Left RunKeeper on, but not doing anything. GPS sucked it dry in 6 hrs.

via Twitter for iPhone