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

August 2012

There are no stupid questions, except the ones you could have Googled in a few seconds and not bothered me about.

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Testament to the complexity of human language: after 50 years of computing it’s still a bitch to safely manipulate non-Latin character sets.

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If you don’t trim your fingernails before grappling with dudes, you’re gonna have a bloody time…

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@emilepetrone I also do that to screen folks who reply to my Craigslist ads.

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@ameir Typical GOP fearmongering. Makes me wonder if she truly lives in fear as she is saying. If so, I pity her.

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BarackObama Hey, everyone: I’ll be taking your questions online today. Ask yours here: http://t.co/pcwZHo3O -bo

via web (retweeted on 4:21 PM, Aug 29th, 2012 via web)

juliussharpe For just $28,000, I will teach any politician or politician’s wife to wave like a normal human being.

via Echofon (retweeted on 10:24 PM, Aug 28th, 2012 via web)

“The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.” - Albert Camus

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Saw a guy wearing a Livestrong bracelet today. They need to be updated to http://t.co/9GLYIrsI

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jefft @lopp http://t.co/c81ArIzf

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:53 PM, Aug 27th, 2012 via web)

Writing distributed parallel processing jobs is much more fun than writing multi-threaded parallel processing jobs.

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juliussharpe Towing your Harley behind your SUV shows me you’re too big a pussy to own a Harley.

via Echofon (retweeted on 9:30 AM, Aug 26th, 2012 via web)

I much prefer the ‘Who to follow’ box now that it mainly seems to be recommending people I already follow.

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@sacca @emilepetrone I think the primary difference is access to <free / low-cost> X. I haven’t heard anyone clamoring for free guns :-P

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@dcm It’s not possible to have a simple discussion about gun control because it’s not a simple problem :-P

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@dcm Referring to NYC? That’s nothing compared to Chicago. Interestingly, 2 cities with the strictest gun control… http://t.co/tc5NIOUr

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@andrewcsnell Best case scenario: DPD gets me drunk on the taxpayer’s dime!

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Just had my application confirmed to attend the Durham Citizens Police Academy for the next 6 weeks; I hear @ncpolicelogs will be there too!

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If you don’t spend 30 seconds Googling pseudoscientific claims before posting them on a social network, don’t worry, I will.

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ncpolicelogs Some heroes have four legs. R.I.P. Scooby. http://t.co/LipGPfoT

via web (retweeted on 10:00 AM, Aug 23rd, 2012 via web)

MarsCuriosity In tribute, I dedicate my landing spot on Mars to you, Ray Bradbury. Greetings from Bradbury Landing! [pic] http://t.co/74SU9URY

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 2:36 PM, Aug 22nd, 2012 via web)

The first session of Congress in 1789 had ~59,000 citizens per Representative. The current 112th session has ~716,000 per Representative.

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Oatmeal Almost at 3/4 of a million dollars: http://t.co/OIbik6Nh Also t-shirts are back if you donate $50

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 6:54 PM, Aug 20th, 2012 via web)

Time to bring back my “fuck the RIAA” shirt! http://t.co/SqR270On

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3D printing is the future of what we currently consider to be highly-skilled fabrication processes. $DDD

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It’s a known fact that Facebook has working facial recognition technology. So why haven’t they rolled out a “hide all baby photos” feature?

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“Never half-ass two things. Whole-ass one thing.” - Ron Swanson

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I love how the “Talent for Christ” agency’s phone number is 1-800-STAR-420

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I just heard a hilarious UDP joke, but you might not get it.

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@ameir Yeah they don’t talk much about the importance of bearing arms against tyrannical government.

via twicca in reply to ameir

Current status: stuck in jQuery spaghetti hell.

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TuckerMax I used to play hoops with President Obama in college, and wrote about what he’s like as a player: http://t.co/COoQEqHG

via Tweet Button (retweeted on 3:16 PM, Aug 16th, 2012 via web)

Supposedly we’re having breakfast for lunch… so I’m having pizza for breakfast.

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schmichael Proposed RFC 6707 - Current Best Practices in Versioning APIs. Abstract: Burn down building. Collect insurance. Start new company.

via web (retweeted on 6:53 PM, Aug 14th, 2012 via twicca)

julien “Accumulating injuries is the price we pay for the thrill of not having sat around on our asses.” - Mark Rippetoe

via Itsy! (retweeted on 5:56 PM, Aug 13th, 2012 via web)

@flyosity That’s not anarchism dude, that’s masochism.

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I wonder how long it will be before we make it illegal for parents to smoke around their children.

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@andrewcsnell Yeah I screwed it up at first. Twitter doesn’t delete fast enough. $10 / month for a fresh toilet!

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@andrewcsnell Interesting; so is it worth saving $10 / month to let it mellow?

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You only save a handful of dollars per year by following the “if it’s yellow, let it mellow” rule. http://t.co/v6TCmO1j

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CarolinaBrewing Tomorrow is Joe’s 1,000th tour! As always, it’s completely free! 1:00pm #milestone #ncbeer

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:50 PM, Aug 10th, 2012 via web)

FortnightBeer We’re brewing our first 5 gallon test batch of #ESB today. Aiming for 5.5% ABV with a nice deep copper color. #ncbeer

via web (retweeted on 4:17 PM, Aug 10th, 2012 via web)

@ameir How about “don’t trust your money with any bank that’s not owned by the investors, i.e. credit unions.”

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neiltyson Tasty Cosmos: Milky Way bar, MoonPie, Eclipse gum, Orbit gum, Sunkist, Celestial Seasonings, Mars bar. No food named Uranus.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:36 PM, Aug 9th, 2012 via web)

Instagramwords Food.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:34 PM, Aug 9th, 2012 via web)

Q: How does NASA deal with packet loss when it comes to transmissions to/from Mars? A: http://t.co/N0wL3aAJ

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@MolotovUSA Didn’t know that you were a Mensan as well; ever go to any of the local meetups? I find the 2nd Amendment SIG quite fascinating!

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Today I sold an exercise machine. Tomorrow I will use that money to buy a 60 bottle wine rack to support my new production line. Good trade!

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“Today is a good day to die… but tommorow is more preferable.” - Worf

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melissa5001 #IAmLibertarian because I like my wars declared, my economy free, my liberties uninfringed, and the government on a very tight leash.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:44 PM, Aug 8th, 2012 via web)

Good news, everyone! @HBase can reliably store 1,000,000+ columns in a single column family. However, consequences will never be the same!

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How many SEO experts does it take to change a light bulb, light, bulb, lamp, lighting, switch, energy, CFL, LED, porn, sex, xxx, hardcore?

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“The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.” - Albert Einstein

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@pmccall777 I don’t think Nathan can see those…

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@drewpotential With the knowledge that you’re transforming into a human weapon!

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If you show up at your martial arts class and the instructor for the day is named Molotov, you’re gonna have a bad time.

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You’re not fooling anybody with those law enforcement society membership decals plastered on your vehicle.

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@MichaelCasp So it’s all uphill from here?

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If the person with whom you are trying to coordinate a Craigslist transaction goes by Bobby McFerrin, you’re gonna have a bad time.

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@andrewcsnell Depends on if you consider 512 ~MEGA~ bytes small!

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DurhamCounty Has electric vehicle charging stations at Main Library, S. Regional Library, N. Regional Library, Human Services, & new Courthouse deck.

via web (retweeted on 4:30 PM, Aug 6th, 2012 via web)

Big Data is when you can’t fit a solitary row from the data store into memory.

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If the person with whom you are trying to coordinate a Craigslist transaction is using an AOL email address, you’re gonna have a bad time.

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Where is the outrage? Is it not immoral for companies to earn profits by dispensing suffering to thousands of people? http://t.co/RPj8vVs3

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Bronto What would you do with 5 weeks PTO? NEW Brontonation blog post on our sabbatical perk: http://t.co/8Y3VXS3B

via Post Manager (retweeted on 7:40 PM, Aug 4th, 2012 via web)

neiltyson The day we stop exploring is the day we commit ourselves to live in a stagnant world, devoid of curiosity, empty of dreams.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 7:33 PM, Aug 4th, 2012 via web)

Rather disappointed that my AmazonBasics 32GB Class 10 SD card only lasted 8 months in the helmet cam before is started corrupting the data.

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In dog I trust.

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@neiltyson That’s what she said!

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JimHalton Don’t compare yourself to others. Compare yourself to the person from yesterday.

via web (retweeted on 9:00 PM, Aug 2nd, 2012 via web)

NathanFillion Setting up Reddit account so I can do an AMA. Thank you to the turd who is already using my name. See how that’s a problem?

via Tweetbot for iOS (retweeted on 6:31 PM, Aug 2nd, 2012 via web)

@covati Still 100+ P/E sooooooooo no.

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@akuaa True that. What level practitioner are you? I’ve been training Krav Maga since Jan and go to a mixed 1 & 2 class; haven’t tested yet.

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@gigq I set up a “forward filter” several years ago and it’s great!

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The only way to win on the Internet is to offend everyone but be offended by no one.

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@mattmeis Orrrrrrrrr you can look at the fucking moon! http://t.co/n16Fl5k4

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