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

June 2011

School let out for the summer about 5 hours ago… and D1 is saying that she’s bored!

via Twitter for iPhone

I bet my kids’ teachers are glad that the school year is over. #lastday

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After the break… On July 5th, I will be giving a talk on the @ncnearspace project for the Durham ham radio club, http://t.co/dKbMrRn .

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Yogurt for breakfast, hummus for lunch… I think supper is going to be something CHEWY or CRUNCHY!

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When forcing me to change my password, please tell me UP FRONT about your restricitions, not after I try something.

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Kind of afraid of how the twitterbots might respond to my “big strong hole” comment.

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Disappointed with physical design of USB flash drives. Most have tiny holes for a little string. How about a big strong hole for a key ring?

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…and circle gets the square!

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Sydney’s original recipe — whipped cream pie! http://t.co/7VFC2lo

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This bootleg movie is actually “Never Ending Story 3” with the opening title screen edited & bogus cover. #malaysia http://t.co/Dn5bayq

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Achievement unlocked - open (yet heavily firewalled) wifi installed at home.

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CQ Field Day

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My first experiment with vlan’s just went ka-plooey, much as I expected (the fact that I’m on twitter right now means it wasn’t TOO bad).

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@llorenzin 64-bit version of MyPasswordSafe was crashing on Ubuntu 10.10, KeePassX is more actively maintained.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to llorenzin

At my office, they send out emails with a link to a web page with a 2nd link to a PDF file (instead of just saying what they wanted to say).

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@nivex There’s a Bruce Schneier joke in there somewhere… [note - he wrote password safe]

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to nivex

Export/import-as-XML and a text editor allowed me to easily migrate my old “password safe” data to “keepass”. Sweet!

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Yes, now that you mention it, I *was* the only adult playing “cross the ocean” in the pool (a.k.a. “sharks and minnows”).

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Kids missed the bus this morning, so we drove to a coffee shop for a treat and then walked from there to school. #whenlifehandsyoulemons

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Wow — heat, humidity and smoke — reminds me of Malaysia.

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Playing the completed lighthouse game. Change the light bulb (orange ball) by rolling it up the stripes. http://t.co/BE76j0V

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Drat, I was in the mood for a swim, but some kid barfed in the neighborhood pool and now it’s closed.

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@nivex Yup, the code’s from the shirt. You may be right. We’ll see… if I have more than 1 follower who’s interested.

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wralweather If you like weather, clouds, and/or space, these will be the coolest pictures you’ll see all day: http://bit.ly/irrCfu

via Seesmic Desktop (retweeted on 1:30 AM, Jun 20th, 2011 via Twitter for iPhone)

Wow!! First pictures from the @ncnearspace balloon launch this weekend at @makerfairenc - http://t.co/Cjyv1k9 ← airplanes & thunderclouds!

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Helping D1 build a lighthouse game for school. She designed it. Roll a ping pong ball up the stripes to win.

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Celebrating a successful dance show with… ice cream!!

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Watching D1 in her dance performance of “Anastasia”… great job!

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Sydney - turning energy into noise since 2002.

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Score… my kids got me a box of DD “Munchkins” donut holes for Father’s Day!

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ambermae .@ncnearspace on the Make blog! — Near space balloon launch today at Mini Maker Faire North Carolina http://t.co/u9bCCvE via @make

via Tweet Button (retweeted on 9:43 PM, Jun 18th, 2011 via web)

Pretty well spent after a long day of @ncnearspace geekery at @MakerFaireNC. We talked to tons of people, launched a balloon & got it back!

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ncnearspace The capsule has been retrieved! Landed in a grassy horse pasture. It is intact, camera still snapping and GPS’s still reporting! Woot!

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:36 PM, Jun 18th, 2011 via web)

makerfaireNC Breaking News! NC Near Space Will Launch at Maker Faire:NC! http://tinyurl.com/3okf5…

via twitterfeed (retweeted on 4:10 PM, Jun 17th, 2011 via web)

Wife is complaining that the numbers on my paycheck are too small. Hoping she’s referring to the font, and not the amounts.

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@nonrecursive Ran across “Clean Up Your Mess”, nice intro, been wondering about “design for programmers” (prog-for-designers is more common)

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Words from @dualcoremusic : “I want to be awake when the sun comes up, ‘cause we run our lives, our lives don’t run us.”

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I see from my calendar that tomorrow is Flag Day… and it’s also trash day… that juxtaposition just seems wrong.

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At South East Linux Fest. Keynote: Jon “Maddog” Hall tells us how free software creates jobs. #SELF2011

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Doin’ the needful.

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Had a bug in my ear all week, listened to back episodes of podcasts, tracked it down to intro song of Dave’s Lounge #200 (c/o @permanent4) ♫

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Really? Anti-spyware/virus is now endorsed by pro football players? Defensive players, of course! http://t.co/S6fkTug

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Dear Time Warner Cable, unless you have a permit VISIBLE, it is illegal for you to solicit door-to-door in Cary. Cops are on the way. Thx

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Happy IPv6 Day!

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Riding horses with the girl scout troop. http://t.co/DlrVMBD

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Just found a paper in my back pocket… it’s a calendar… from August 2006!! http://t.co/mDFhpge

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