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

July 2012

Power went out yesterday. So today, I wrote a script to send a “push” alert to my phone when power is lost/restored at home.

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Took 45 min, but FINALLY set the time zone on my home phone. Not on the base, not the handset, not the VOIP co web page, but on the ROUTER!

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Suddenly dark in the house. Sky looks like a strobe light.

via Twitter for iPhone

mikbre Worst. Congress. Ever.

washingtonpost.com/blogs/ezra-kle…

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 9:28 PM, Jul 26th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

We met the teachers, both Salamander and Spartan.

via Twitter for iPhone

Busy night! We superglued our fingers together. We lit a fire with magnesium and flint. We sang with a vocoder.

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Quality of food at work cafeteria continues to slide. Bananas should be easy… no, they have a fibrous vein of seeds in the middle.

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Just now figured out that I had an unused daemon process on my home Linux server, running for the past year, chewing up CPU for nothing.

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Happy @linode web hosting customer since 2008. My referral code - http://www.linode.com/?r…

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@eronel I think they should relabel that switch BATTERY SUCK vs BATTERY LASTS.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to eronel

So… on the Kindle, to turn wifi ON, you have to turn “Airplane mode” OFF. I get it… OFF means ON.

via Twitter for iPhone

Nice performance by the “campers” at the Raleigh Chinese Language School summer day camp! (北卡洛麗中文學校)

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@marsroverdriver TriLUG in Raleigh NC is interested in having you attend/speak. Do you have contact info for follow-up?

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How most software is documented: “here are detailed photographs each one of my footprints” (no mention of where we’re walking to, or why).

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Long-time friend keeps sending me text messages meant for someone else, apparently someone who’s staying with him on vacation.

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One Mac, 6 mission control “spaces”, multiple apps on each space, multiple tabs in each app, multiple “screen” sessions in my terminal app.

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Spending a cloudy and thundery day at Wet’n Wild Emerald Pointe water park.

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This scheme is totally insane & I am rooting for them! 3 weeks from now: “7 min of terror” as Curiosity lands on Mars. youtube.com/watch?v=Ki_Af_…

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It’s OK to live in a minefield… as long as we document all of the mines.

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RobDenBleyker I hear Internet Explorer 10 is going to allow you to download & install Firefox up to three times faster.

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Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment.

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Working through x=½at² with D1.

via Twitter for iPhone

Good deal at Wendy’s in Kinston (only) for a $1 donation, get 1 free Junior (extra small) frosty EVERY DAY til 12/31! pic.twitter.com/VCnRlWeA

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Found a very nice “pandora” bracelet in the parking lot in downtown Morehead City. Bummer for whoever lost it. Wish I could find them.

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I need to have a vowel movement.

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SpiderOak Announcement: Extra 4GB free this week only - 4 for the 4th. Get yours. bit.ly/LLDh0t

via Sprout Social (retweeted on 6:19 PM, Jul 3rd, 2012 via web)

Our office is deviating from the US Flag Code (aflag.com/us_code.asp) by flying all colors at half-staff to remember Andy Griffith.

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Slept late this morning, took a nap this afternoon, just might go to bed early tonight.

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Playing a 1987-era DOS-based game with my kids. Galactic Conquest, aka “Galcon”. galcon.com/classic/histor… D1 conquered the galaxy.

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