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

February 2012

Let’s all go to Flaming Moe’s… ♫

via Twitter for iPhone

schneierblog FBI Special Agent and Counterterrorism Expert Criticizes the TSA: Good essay. Nothing I haven’t said before, but… http://t.co/UpMqMrWh

via twitterfeed (retweeted on 4:55 PM, Feb 29th, 2012 via web)

I think it was a good meeting. I used the word “turd” in at least two different contexts.

via web

Garage door spring suddenly broke last night, so now my door weighs a ton. Had to get a neighbor to help open it so I could get my car out!

via Twitter for iPhone

I have never used a bidet.

via Twitter for iPhone

@Angel98798CP I am not who you think I am… but that’s still OK. I am cool with CP.

via web

Wow, colleague cranks it up to 11 with a quote from Spinal Tap: “Such a fine line between stupid and clever.”

via web

Reading about Xcode 4.2 and Automatic Reference Counting — graceful cooperation between LLMV compiler and ObjC run-time.

via Twitter for iPhone

@KarlSakas A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

via web

@jkennedy93 A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

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@cavaticat A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

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@mistersugar A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

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@bledsoe A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

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@kellyherron27 A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

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@bundacia A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

via web

@tbsimon A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

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@mitalpatel A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

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@AdamCohenCap A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

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@dipikakohli A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

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@heykatieben A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

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@bmcd67 A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

via web

@jfmecca A note to the Ignite Raleigh 3 presenters http://t.co/5n8lD74K

via web

Chilly morning at the park.

via Twitter for iPhone

We all know that “Bugs Bunny & Friends” is a lot more awesome than just plain old “Bugs Bunny”.

via web

Trying to figure out why my why wife’s Android phone plays a bugle call (“assembly”) after every phone call.

via Twitter for iPhone

shawnp0wers Goodnight Android, g’night blog. Goodnight Facebook, and system logs. G’night tablet, g’night pen. Until morning, when I’ll need you again.

via Echofon (retweeted on 10:59 PM, Feb 23rd, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

Last night, I had a feverish dream that Maggie, our departed dog, was a fish. A TUBE-shaped fish. Hollow! And other fish swam through her.

via Twitter for iPhone

DayFly posted a crazy video review (http://t.co/gy9FjLum) of @TacoLocoApp, an app written by my buds. (The app is better than the video).

via web

Wow, snow on Monday, sweating on a lunchtime walk today. NC weather!

via web

RobertFischer In a digital world where everything can be found for free, money is not for gaining access to goods: money is for enabling content creators.

via HootSuite (retweeted on 11:57 AM, Feb 21st, 2012 via web)

Trying to get back in the habit of posting lots of little things on my blog, rather than a few very large things.

via web

Trying out Gnome 3 shell…

via Twitter for iPhone

jasongorman “I don’t write code any more, that’s how good I am at programming”. We have some funny ideas about seniority in our industry

via web (retweeted on 11:33 AM, Feb 20th, 2012 via web)

A thin layer of snow blankets the yard.

via Twitter for iPhone

@vbatts Woah, just realized we started SELF (and Rockhopper’s) in 2009! Time does fly!

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to vbatts

Ah, winter in Raleigh… not a single snowflake spotted yet, but school’s delayed 2 hours tomorrow morning.

via Twitter for iPhone

@vbatts! You’re in Raleigh! Welcome! - Alan, from SELF2010 & SELF2011. Twitter handle came from 2010 party at “Rockhoppers”.

via web

.@bombsfall You’re right, Rendezvous *are* awesome. I just supported them by buying their Murf set. Looking forward to their upcoming music.

via web

@esselfortium I heard “Quantum Magic” on @daveslounge (#225) — It’s been stuck in my head ever since. Excellent work!

via web

OK, so melting wax and sealing envelopes was cool… but maybe using my class ring as a seal was not such a good idea…

via Twitter for iPhone

Software licenses are like cryptography… don’t roll your own, use one that’s been published and vetted.

via Twitter for iPhone

The awesome @DanAriely was on @WUNC’s @state_of_things yesterday. Surprised to hear “AIR-y ELL-y”, I thought it was more like “O’Reilly”.

via web

Remember a few years back, when a web address was always followed by an AOL keyword? It seems that Facebook is the new AOL.

via Twitter for iPhone

My worlds are colliding! Getting ready for #IgniteRaleigh - @deadmau5 on the sound system, and MOOSE (from Y-guides) on stage.

via Twitter for iPhone

Late in the work day, co-worker, via IM: “you still at your desk?” | me: “very still”

via web

Why do I always end up reverse-engineering the stuff made by my own company?

via web

evanier Santorum: “Government cannot force you to pay for something that violates faith or beliefs.” Where do I get my refund for the Iraq War?

via web (retweeted on 4:57 PM, Feb 15th, 2012 via web)

@mikbre @pwbrewer OK, that makes sense… unencrypted backups are restored without passwords. Learned that one through experience this week.

via web in reply to mikbre

FYI - If you restore an iphone backup onto a new device, it does not restore passwords to built-in apps (mail, calendar, twitter, etc).

via web

Roses are #FF0000, violets are #0000FF, all my base are belong to you. (via @avflox)

via web

Having serious technical difficulties with typing math stuff on my tiny iphone keypad.

via Twitter for iPhone

Giving D1 an intuitive feel for WHY the area of a triangle = ½•a•b•sin(θ)

via Twitter for iPhone

Reserved slots for two events later this week - Ignite Raleigh 3 and the NCSU FOSS Fair.

via web

@frijole “Bang, bang, bang, crash.” = the sounds of coding

via web in reply to frijole

Shout out to the nice folks at the Apple Genius Bar! They replaced my iPhone 4S, it had a weird intermittent memory/reboot problem. #AAPL

via web

Experimenting with @evernote. So far, it’s munged my spacing, failed to find text in my only note & made iOS reboot. It’s just like Windows!

via web

Today, I’m a “room parent” at the Chinese school… also known as “copy boy”.

via Twitter for iPhone

I discovered the intriguing and eclectic student-run radio station, @wxyc, while my usual NPR station @wunc does their spring fund drive.

via Twitter for iPhone

@CaliLewis Beautiful pose and smile (naturally), but overall, the image is dark. You could touch up the lighting, keep background dark.

via web in reply to CaliLewis

coxn Passphrase axiom: Should smile and/or nod sagely every time you think your passphrases. Making it a gripe burns in the sad. Burn in happy :)

via web (retweeted on 12:03 PM, Feb 10th, 2012 via web)

Cool… 2nd day in a row where I scored a free T-shirt. 1st was from @LinuxJournal. 2nd was from @WebAssign (@TriLUG sponsor).

via web

My lunch buddies: “Moe’s is like CDMA: boring, predictable, mass-marketed, but works well for most people & a terrific default selection.”

via web

llorenzin Had a fantastic time with my TNC talk at @trilug tonight! Great questions, fun conversations afterwards. Already plotting follow-up talk…

via twicca (retweeted on 9:29 AM, Feb 10th, 2012 via web)

I am finally adjusted back to West coast time after our trip to Asia. That would be great, except I live on the East coast. #NightOwl

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Mental whiplash… wheeeee!

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Soup in the cafeteria was labeled “vegetable curry”, but it tasted like vinegar. Yuck. We’ll see if the jambalaya is any better.

via web

zefrank easiest way to get someone to clean their screen :: http://t.co/JD1sChnl

via web (retweeted on 10:40 PM, Feb 8th, 2012 via web)

Yay! I’m a winner… or maybe I’m a loser… I just received my “Oops… wrong window” T-shirt from @linuxjournal and @shawnp0wers!

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.@PaulTassi addresses the underlying economic problem that leads to piracy http://t.co/vKp7mHCO (via @schneierblog)

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JameelJaffer Reflections from @aaa36 on President Bush’s memo (issued 10 years ago) rejecting the Geneva Conventions http://t.co/boP27OUf via @aclu

via web (retweeted on 9:18 PM, Feb 7th, 2012 via web)

Reconciling bank statements. Either I *always* forget my receipt at the gas station, or they are ripping us off. (Prob’ly me forgetting)

via web

@graulund Thanks for creating and sharing Tweet Nest. Perfect timing, I had just made a script to keep a local archive. TN is MUCH better!

via web

.@mc_frontalot, Thanks for showing us your Tweet Nest. I installed mine at - http://t.co/m8kHXYbe

via web in reply to mc_frontalot

Took the 96-question US citizenship test mentioned in my friend @mtdotnet’s blog. I got 92/96 correct. Uh oh, it’s time to self-deport!

via web

schmanks Best part of the #SuperBowl?? Getting a discount from @namecheap in transferring my domains away from @godaddy! #BYEBYEGD

via web (retweeted on 11:53 PM, Feb 5th, 2012 via web)

No, 8:55pm on Sunday night is NOT the time to remember that you have homework for the weekend.

via web

Eating a BLM sandwich… bacon, lettuce and MATERS!

via Twitter for iPhone

To give myself a sense of accomplishment for the weekend, I am going to add “fart around” to my @rememberthemilk to-do list.

via web

Eating Scrabble Cheez-Its. House rule: spell a word & eat it. D1 & I both spelled GOAT. One of us must be projecting! http://t.co/ggGpVYfy

via Twitter for iPhone

@felicity_aston Watching ur return to “normal” life, balancing, telling ur story w/o being a 1-song bird. What was “plot” is now “backdrop”.

via web in reply to felicity_aston

@clubpenguinth I’m not who you think I am, but I’m happy to have you following me. My kids love CP. My favorite is the disco DJ game.

via Twitter for iPhone

This morning’s dream: I bought a new pickup truck (white), and then spent the next week with it in the repair shop. ???

via Twitter for iPhone

Playing with (open source) DVD authoring software. Ordered a USB/firewire cable for my old MiniDV camera. Time to move off of tapes.

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Clearcase servers just went down… at 4:55 on Friday afternoon… ya think I should stick around for them to come back up?

via web

Mmm, phlegm…

via web

Trying to find a way out of the information age, and into the wisdom age.

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@kflanagan Etheridge? She’s a good singer, but I don’t know about her politics.

via web in reply to kflanagan

@StayAtHomeBabe For me, it’s the cute clothes that my kids used to wear. (I look my mother dresses me.)

via web in reply to StayAtHomeBabe

@edog1203 How about checking for bad RAM on an iPhone?

via web in reply to edog1203

Bought a new battery ($5) to revive my old 2006-era Nokia 770 mini-tablet gizmo.

via web

@TekelecJobs It might be helpful to put the job location in your Jobvite tweets. No, I am not moving to India.

via web in reply to TekelecJobs

Wondering if my hummingbird-like attention span is caused by my work environment, or if I am just getting old and stupid.

via web

Crap, another @wunc fund drive begins.

via web

Just watched some jock in a muscle car get pulled as he sped up the on-ramp onto the highway, right in front of a StateTrooper.

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shawnp0wers I think I’d make a great web comic artist. If only I could draw, and think up funny stuff.

via Echofon (retweeted on 7:55 PM, Feb 1st, 2012 via web)

TheNewDeal Republicans Won in 2010 on the Promise of Jobs. Since, They Have Proposed 44 Anti-Choice Bills, 0 Jobs Bills. #GOPWarOnJobs #OWS #p2 #tcot

via web (retweeted on 7:51 PM, Feb 1st, 2012 via web)

BostonMerlin Devs are asked to do something which has never been done and tell someone else how long it will take before they know what needs to be done.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 6:43 PM, Feb 1st, 2012 via web)

Tho whoever changed the IP addresses on the printers yesterday. Thanks for changing them BACK today! #MoreTimeWasted #LatherRinseRepeat

via web

Honestly, I have no idea which teams will in the Superbowl.

via web