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

December 2012

marshallbrain A nice way to think about improving your life in the new year - the one pushup challenge - deepexistence.com/2012/12/take-t…

via web (retweeted on 8:17 PM, Dec 30th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

whosnakeanthony Font matters pic.twitter.com/br5Jo8OF

via web (retweeted on 7:02 PM, Dec 30th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

PHP, Objective-C, SQL, Python, C

via Twitter for iPhone

Why do you always find so many of these dental floss things in parking lots? pic.twitter.com/0nQSJdkC

via Twitter for iPhone

Jefferson Memorial, winds gusting at 31 mph… BRR! pic.twitter.com/9AKn0YZu

via Twitter for iPhone

We’re IN Union Station. The smashed pennies SAY Union Station. But the pictures are NOT of Union Station! pic.twitter.com/FPwzTf3W

via Twitter for iPhone

@OldCrank Roger that… we’ll start with “Helvetica”

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to OldCrank

There are eight stinky feet in this hotel room!

via Twitter for iPhone

D1 is disappointed that “Life of Pi” is NOT about π. To tell the truth, so am I.

via Twitter for iPhone

I’ve managed to tune out the obnoxious banter at the next table… except for the word “like”, which makes up a huge %age of their speech.

via Twitter for iPhone

Pro tip: check the weather for the city that you’re actually in, not for the city that was bookmarked in your browser!

via Twitter for iPhone

“The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here…” ~~ I think it has, and I hope it will. pic.twitter.com/ex8uJLKv

via Twitter for iPhone

@lawpower In fact, when I got my Sonicare (a gift from my awesome dentist), I felt like it was the Apple to Oral B’s Android.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to lawpower

@lawpower Tried both, I prefer Sonicare over Oral B.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to lawpower

Spooky photo of full moon over the US Capitol building! pic.twitter.com/OpIdki41

via Twitter for iPhone

Show of hands… who is surprised that those jackasses in Congress have not met their self-created budget deadline yet? Anyone? Beuller?

via Twitter for iPhone

Up until after midnight… playing… dominoes??

via Twitter for iPhone

Between crashes and unsolicited spammy “notifications”, Words With Friends and Draw Something are inching closer to the digital graveyard.

via Twitter for iPhone

Long day, starting with “family IT work”, some last-minute shopping, family gathering/eating/gifts. And then Santa arrives later tonight.

via Twitter for iPhone

@pinkster1076 Congratulations for finding “him” (but not me)! I’ve never been so lucky.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to pinkster1076

steveathanas Even at Christmas I hate Siri. Such a smart aleck. pic.twitter.com/cYo9hijU

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:47 PM, Dec 24th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

Instead of buying holiday cards this year, our family made a donation to Dorcas Ministries in Cary. @DorcasCary pic.twitter.com/pHD66wKU

via Twitter for iPhone

I tried to say “Avada Kedavra”, but it came out more like “Hakuna Matata”.

via Twitter for iPhone

artologica Astonishing photos of Siberian reindeer herders by Sebastiao Salgado guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/g…

via web (retweeted on 11:11 AM, Dec 23rd, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

lnxchk The @Airendipity app is kind of adorable in an odd, existentialist graffiti kind of way.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:05 AM, Dec 22nd, 2012 via web)

BadAstronomer : Today is the winter solstice, the northern hemisphere’s shortest day and longest night of the year. goo.gl/TJ3mr

via Tweetbot for Mac (retweeted on 8:40 PM, Dec 21st, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

Sign in our local mall for “mallMerlin” iphone app, a directory I assume. No such app in the app store. pic.twitter.com/0KvGeS3q

via Twitter for iPhone

One gingerbread house is idyllic, one has structural problems. One daughter is content, the other distraught. pic.twitter.com/m7jg7Za5

via Twitter for iPhone

@Mijito09rico I am just playing with you. My family loves CP… and Linux… and penguins.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to Mijito09rico

@Mijito09rico Lo siento… no puedo hablar mucho en español. Gracias por twitter mention.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to Mijito09rico

@Dscm777 Lo siento… no puedo hablar mucho en español. Gracias por twitter mention.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to Dscm777

First day of track-out!

via Twitter for iPhone

New windshield wiper blades!

via Twitter for iPhone

maddox Dear Apple,

Please ban every app that sends me local notifications to remind me to use their app.

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 12:15 PM, Dec 20th, 2012 via web)

Apple dev portal closes Fri, so I checked my #’s today. 104 people installed my free “Three Wishes” app in December. sentosa.us/apps/wishes/

via web

Proud to be a Hufflepuff Dad… at the Q2 awards ceremony at Salem Middle school.

via Twitter for iPhone

bendefeo Friday’s front page: pic.twitter.com/dopHaSHo

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:17 AM, Dec 20th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

According to WWF, “PHT” is a word.

via Twitter for iPhone

Took a day off from work. Set up the tree, started Christmas shopping. Note to marketers: STARTED xmas shopping on 12/17, not in October.

via Twitter for iPhone

@tpope Do like my managers do… copy the bug reports into an Excel spreadsheet and email copies to everyone… <sigh>

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to tpope

countdementox NASA Johnson Style youtube.com/watch?v=2Sar5W… @Anne_Tee @monsieurbullock

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:46 AM, Dec 15th, 2012 via web)

via @mental_floss : 12 Letters That Didn’t Make the Alphabet —mentalfloss.com/blogs/archives…u | curious about voiceless vs voiced dental fricatives?

via web

@ElFlanderCp Lo siento… no puedo hablar mucho en español. Gracias por twitter mention.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to ElFlanderCp

Packing up my open source toys for show-n-tell at the @trilug holiday party tonight!

via Twitter for iPhone

@oil999cp I am much more handsome than that… but thanks for the mention. :-)

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to oil999cp

Very auspicious date today, 12/12/12. Next time this happens is next year on the 13th of Feptober!

via Twitter for iPhone

So proud of D1 and the “Blue Notes” chorus group. Great concert tonight.

via Twitter for iPhone

Mixed metaphor of the day: I don’t have to out run the bear, just out run the low hanging fruit.

via web

iPhone madness of the day: artists missing from music app || SOLUTION settings > music > group by album artist = OFF

via web

shawnp0wers , please bring me an extra Tuesday for every week in 2013. Oh, and three Saturdays every weekend. :-)

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:18 PM, Dec 10th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

. @laurenmyrtle Uh oh, I think I feel a spell of Post-Potter Depression coming.

via Twitter for iPhone

Finished all 4100 pages of Harry Potter!

via Twitter for iPhone

StayLerner “There is absolutely no reason to be careful what you wish for.” -my most amazing friend.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:41 PM, Dec 9th, 2012 via web)

Our house just got noisy… D2 was just selected for the All County Chorus! Let the noise continue!

via web

Talking science with D1… eventually led us to what-if.xkcd.com — now THAT’S education!

via Twitter for iPhone

@nfarina It does look f-ing great!

via web in reply to nfarina

@alanjporter Or head to the airport… it’s currently 70°F and sunny at RDU.

via web in reply to alanjporter

@pwbrewer I understand what you mean, but not what you said. :-)

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to pwbrewer

Watching HTTP logs, just saw 8 login attempts on a WordPress site I host, all from different IPs, within a few seconds. Botnet?

via web

Debugging. Can’t check @trilug IMAP mail from iPhone on my home network. OK via cell network or VPN. Claims name or pw is bad. DNS is OK.

via web

Making home-made bubble gum (using a kit). Dang, it tastes like I took a swig of gasoline! pic.twitter.com/X79qafdB

via Twitter for iPhone

@nprscottsimon So this George Bailey must’ve been manager of Gringotts, right?

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to nprscottsimon

swined export EDITOR=”/usr/bin/rm”

via tGadget (retweeted on 7:45 AM, Dec 8th, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

I bet the picture of Erasmus on my Kindle screen saver wanders off to someone else’s Kindle when I’m not around. (I’ve been reading Potter.)

via Twitter for iPhone

Nice day off… I took off a day from work and the kids had “early release”. Didn’t really DO anything, but tidied up the house & relaxed.

via Twitter for iPhone

Taking apart a mechanical pedometer with the kids. Very clever design!

via Twitter for iPhone

@andriajensen Doing Linux/web dev now, but long history of embedded/mobile/devices. My 2nd app hit the store this week. sentosa.us/apps/wishes/

via web in reply to andriajensen

App sales down 76% from yesterday. My 15 minutes of fame has passed. sentosa.us/apps/wishes/ pic.twitter.com/Sn2MEwZe

via Twitter for iPhone

Linux tip: “grep -o PATTERN” will print just the matching patterns, not the entire matching lines.

via web

If I could travel in time, I would go back 15 years and tell twenty-something me to floss… for real… every day.

via Twitter for iPhone

Like a scene from a movie… roach crawled into the printer, so I pressed COPY, he jumped out at me, I jumped back, finally squashed him.

via Twitter for iPhone

@nivex Still freezing in my office!

via web in reply to nivex

My get-rich plan: sit back and watch people download my FREE app, collect those $0 royalty checks. Muah hah hah! sentosa.us/apps/wishes/

via web

@frijole (cc @nivex) so what ARE you doing these days?

via web in reply to frijole

connerk I made my hobby my job. Why delegate fun to a background process when you can do it asynchronously on the main thread?

via Twitterrific for Mac (retweeted on 11:09 AM, Dec 3rd, 2012 via web)

@444ppenguinCP yes, $99/year, registered as a corporation, trained on Stanford videos, preparing to develop apps professionally

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to 444ppenguinCP

@444ppenguinCP It’s probably not what you had in mind.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to 444ppenguinCP

My app “Three Wishes for a Meaningful Life” is now available in the app store! sentosa.us/apps/wishes/

via Twitter for iPhone

Spent ALL DAY working in my magical app-creation workshop. :-)

via Twitter for iPhone

Envy the folks who got to go to this week.

via Twitter for iPhone