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

April 2014

Google announced their Doodle finalists! google.com/doodle4google/ There must be some mistake… our entries are not there! :-o

via Twitter for iPhone

nsj 1237p - We’re watching the warm, unstable air (colors) sneaking northward. Now 74 at FAY, 82 in Clinton & ILM. pic.twitter.com/ZBnn6GxnLf

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 2:24 PM, Apr 29th, 2014 via web)

NWSRaleigh Surface warm front steadily moving north across central NC now. More details in attached a graphic… pic.twitter.com/x39OtAC9x2

via web (retweeted on 1:26 PM, Apr 29th, 2014 via web)

Morning was chilly at 55°F, But that’s OK, forecast said high would be 81°F. SHORTS WEATHER! (WRONG - It’s still only 58°F at 1:30pm)

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@patsheadcom Spent all weekend playing with BitTorrent Sync, then with SeaFile (based on your blog advice). Thanks for sharing.

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Big brown cloud of smoke over the trees outside, looks like just past our neighborhood. Sirens heard. Smells like burned plastic.

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@ryanbutcher I should try to learn some piece of everyday knowledge every day.

via web in reply to ryanbutcher

@ryanbutcher Today, we can learn the difference between “everyday” (an adjective) and “every day” (an adverb phrase). grammarist.com/usage/everyday…

via web in reply to ryanbutcher

Whose bright idea was it to show a featureless black screen during the boot-up process?

via Twitter for iPhone

@mkennedy2d Ooh, Bittorrent Sync looks like the cat’s meow. Thanks for the tip!

via web in reply to mkennedy2d

… and @SpiderOak v5.1.3 is back to consuming 100% CPU on my headless Linux server.

via web in reply to rockhopper

I’ve learned to press my iPhone’s “home” button with a non-TouchID finger whenever I want to see the messages on the lock screen.

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Charge all the things!

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Upgraded @SpiderOak on all computers, deleted stale configs, scrubbed & resynced my headless server. Now it’s back to using very little CPU.

via web in reply to rockhopper

Fed up with @SpiderOak (Linux) burning 50%-100% CPU all of the time, even when nothing’s going on, and then taking forever to sync files.

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New policy at work: company provides coffee, but not sugar or cream. Building loyalty, one black cup at a time.

via Twitter for iPhone

It’s April… time for me to gripe about @wunc having another fund drive, less than two months since their February drive ended.

via web in reply to rockhopper

@Hay Or, in other words… “what he said” (hate when I do that)

via web in reply to rockhopper

@Hay See if you have a “group” selected on the contacts app. It acts like a filter.

via web in reply to Hay

With two pre-teen daughters in the house, I think I can directly blame Disney for my high water bills.

via Twitter for iPhone

Track 4 goes back to school… just in time!

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You sure do see a lot of New Jersey license plates on the fronts of NC cars.

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Microphone and plastic box at our office. I think the nearby construction crew is trying to reduce noise complaints. pic.twitter.com/ztsZ8opHhZ

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Lessons Learned in Tech Support this week (1) Check version #, might surprise you (2) Google the error message, sometimes it’s that simple.

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I wrote a cron job that dumps all employees from our LDAP directory and compares it with yesterday’s dump, highlights new hires and fires.

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Installed Ubuntu 12.04 on the server with NTP problems, and (so far) the time drift problem is not there.

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That Ubuntu server’s clock has advanced 60 minutes in the last 30 actual minutes.

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Set up Ubuntu 14.04 on a server at $WORK. Started NTP, wondering why my time is now diverging. Trying u12.04 on another server to compare.

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“Thank you for downloading Ubuntu Desktop” and
“Thanks for downloading Ubuntu Server”

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@appannie Thanks, I noticed the correction a few days ago. To be honest, I figured you’d be more worried about it than me.

via web in reply to appannie

Folks are starting to ask about BarCampRDU 2014… aren’t @OSIntegrators organizing this year? What can we tell those interested?

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Some time recently, our street got a new LED street light, and it is unbelievably bright. Fortunately, it’s a few houses away.

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.@Sync I’m still waiting for you to say “Linux support” (and hoping you’ll also say “headless”).

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to Sync

We are only seven minutes late… meaning, we’re early… nobody else is here yet.

via Twitter for iPhone

Seeing (and smelling) a lot of wisteria this weekend.

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This weekend has been dominated by our garage sale and a dripping shower faucet… and then the dripping shower faucet AGAIN!

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@GrnStreet Thanks for the motivation. It’s still old-skool 1990 in appearance, but now 100% HTML5 compliant. validator.w3.org/check?uri=http…

via web in reply to GrnStreet

@GrnStreet Hey, “alanporter.com backslash contact” is 100% HTML5 compliant. :-) Made my site in 2001, updated in ’14 to use jekyl.

via web in reply to GrnStreet

@hartsock I’d love to hear anecdotes. Many argue today that ideas are seldom stolen b/c it’s all about execution and not the idea.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to hartsock

@GrnStreet I love listening to the @coldbustedbeats podcast, but I cringe every time you call / a “backslash”

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@appannie On my (free) daily app sales report, click on a single app and it shows dates 2012-10-04~2012-10-04, can’t change it. Bug?

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Our equivalent to the “PC LOAD LETTER” from Office Space is “The ADF is currently not available.” pic.twitter.com/Kjynss5sv9

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And THAT, kids, is why Daddy has such a short attention span!

via Twitter for iPhone

That goes for @OreoSpeedwagon_, too… she also sounds like she needs some good Internet vibes from afar.

via web in reply to rockhopper

@kateleth You’ve been in our thoughts and prayers… even though you don’t know me from George Takei.

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I have “geocacher’s disease”… I seem overlook things that are right in front of my face.

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A very wise friend once told me: “Don’t worry about your tools. Worry about your data, and then change your tools as needed”.

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Somebody put a temperature logging device on a tree next to the creek in our neighborhood. I wonder why? pic.twitter.com/LnJltzf9lw

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I’m sure there’s a good story behind this… net and undies on the greenway path. pic.twitter.com/madR3rMRVt

via Twitter for iPhone

Wow, trilobites and tardigrades.

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I’m not sure which is worse: doing my taxes, or having to run the tax software in Windows. Once a year to too many.

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Yesterday, the kids went to a jumping house called “Defy Gravity”. I had to stay at the office, which I call “Defy Sanity”.

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Work week: done.
Yard weeds: pulled.
Supper: eaten.

It’s COSMOS time!

via Twitter for iPhone

Insecure @twitter app for iphone needs attention, shows a red (20) in the icon badge, but then doesn’t have any notifications for me.

via Twitter for iPhone

@taskwarrior Excellent pro/con discussion, and very solid packaging! I am excited about dumping RTM and going straight-console!

via web in reply to taskwarrior

@taskwarrior Wondering pros/cons of using git to sync $HOME/.task folder instead of using taskd. Possible? Any pitfalls?

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Co-worker says he’ll be on vacation “4/3-7/14”. Now we’re arguing operator precedence rules. It looks like April 3 through July 14th to me!

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Working on a problem whose priority is “low/critical”. Huh?

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Tried to April fool the kids this morning with the most plausible prank - @WCPSS declared today a T4 snow make-up day. They didn’t buy it.

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