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

March 2013

Home security system hardware & software is the perfect example of job security (for installers & providers) via obscurity.

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@knucklesandwich I don’t get carded any more. Receding hairline FTW!

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@jonmatonis It’s the largest because it’s the ONLY exchange in Brazil… more sensationalism :-|

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@mark_a_phelps I’m of the opinion that if you have trouble maintaining an empty inbox you simply don’t have enough filter rules.

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@jonmatonis This headline is completely misleading and the content is pure speculation.

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19 track nostalgia mashup performed on re-wired video game controllers. Awesome! https://t.co/CQFPBRy0Hs

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Today’s Krav Maga lesson was “punch deflection when your dominant arm is disabled” AKA “everybody gets punched in the face day.”

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“Oh sweet, this week’s episode is a clip show!” Said no one, ever.

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BitcoinByte Single-owner #Bitcoin holders should “have a shared secret and backup plan,” as part of their succession wishes. https://t.co/bsuFE49iJR

via Safari on iOS (retweeted on 8:33 AM, Mar 27th, 2013 via web)

pornelski They say git gets easier once you get the basic idea that branches are homeomorphic endofunctors mapping submanifolds of a Hilbert space.

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payments_source Bitcoin payment processor BitPay is cutting its fees as its global processing volume reached $2 million in March http://t.co/aQhBSe0y6p

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 1:50 PM, Mar 25th, 2013 via web)

When @monoprice doesn’t carry the cable you need, you know you’re gonna have a bad time.

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A case of software being too smart: create any GCal event with that day in the name and it gets stripped out. “Good Friday” becomes “Good.”

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MongoDB horror stories seem to outnumber success stories by 10:1. #hadoop #hbase

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I pity the fool who pays full price for items purchased online since price comparison is nearly effortless. Saved 87% on an alarm keypad.

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MarkPlayingFoos battling the might eagle http://t.co/B4pnVgPUBx

via Photos on iOS (retweeted on 5:44 PM, Mar 23rd, 2013 via web)

Why is it illegal to tattoo your baby but legal to give it piercings or cut off part of its genitals? #deepthoughts

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Jeremy_DeGroot http://t.co/fnzCGDgkD2 This Dilbert strip ran 8 years ago and predicts this week’s Donglegate. @Scott_Adams must have a time machine

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:33 AM, Mar 22nd, 2013 via web)

@evanbooth The CIA data warehouse probably has a lag time of a few weeks before your youtube video is properly analyzed and filed.

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@CarolinaCon @evanbooth The Mythbusters style experimentation is amazeballs and it’s a plus that Evan has a “Demetri Martin” style of humor.

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@pig_poetry @drewpotential I enjoy a concert more when there are no people making noise. That is, a private concert. That is, an album.

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@averyj Congrats; guess you’ll be spooling up a few more AWS nodes!

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SendGrid Effective immediately, @AdriaRichards has been terminated from @SendGrid. For more details, please see http://t.co/5sZOVkDlq7

via HootSuite (retweeted on 12:29 PM, Mar 21st, 2013 via web)

@pmccall777 I don’t get the concept of watching other people having fun playing a sport.

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@TheBikingBrewer @fiftytwobrews Yeah, I wasn’t kidding about the permit!

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@flyosity It’s a good thing she works at [different ESP] and not here; some of our latest projects are codenamed NEWD and ARSE.

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@flyosity Meh, it just shows that a lot of people can’t properly distinguish between being offended and being harassed.

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@adriarichards Sounds like you were offended, not harassed. Please stay away from developer conferences until you’ve learned the difference.

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michaelrundle Nato manual on cyber war says ‘hacktivists’ are legitimate targets for conventional weapons attacks. http://t.co/T8qtvSAKU7

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 2:05 PM, Mar 19th, 2013 via web)

@pmccall777 I won’t be excited until they’re subdermal implants that integrate with my nervous system.

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“First they ignore you. Then they ridicule you. And then they attack you. And then they build monuments to you.” - Nicholas Klein

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@pig_poetry @pmccall777 If I leave the gravity well of this terrestrial body, you may have my Litecoins.

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@pmccall777 Submitted my application a month ago, though it looks doubtful they’ll even get off the ground.

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@danlowe Would have bought them if they were real brass & glass; turned off by the reviews.

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@danlowe Sounds like a terrible idea, but I think I could justify wasting some money on http://t.co/u1io09pR6t

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“The future is already here - it’s just not very evenly distributed.” - William Gibson

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For my co-workers: http://t.co/lbrG7aAptt

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TheLewisBlack At what point do we declare that Congress is a terrorist organization.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:56 PM, Mar 16th, 2013 via web)

@elcaltrider I consider Bitcoins a good hedge against inflation. Speculating on their exchange rate gets complicated; it’s a gamble.

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jonmatonis Blueprint for a currency devaluation: Cypriot savers hit as eurozone agrees €10 billion bail-out http://t.co/AlNrMkUaV1 via @ttmygh #cyprus

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Dishwasher broke; while troubleshooting the first Google result shows that it has a recall due to fire hazard. :-|

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@elcaltrider Way ahead of you. I’m 100% plastic and Bitcoin.

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@DanielEran @drewpotential The difference being that Google doesn’t block 3rd party app stores; you can get your porn & ad blockers there.

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@SenRandPaul No way I’ll support such an act unless you prove to me that an embryo is a sentient being.

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@tony_winn @pmccall777 Oh snap, did @_FloridaMan visit your neighborhood?

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Government efficiency at its finest. An entire page of an ATF form devoted to the “Paperwork Reduction Act Notice” http://t.co/04OuYQi46S

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The Internet wakes up to the news of Google Reader shutting down; now the alternative RSS aggregators are buckling under the load. :-|

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TIL about @turbobytes, a CDN of CDNs. #triangleaws

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@jbeardsley My TWC downtime has been negligible; much like my switch to Republic Wireless, the savings are worth the reduction in service.

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ncpolicelogs Cell phone footage from the Charlotte fashion show riot. Some unique fighting styles on display. http://t.co/WDGp3rHSX0

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Cancelled my Vonage & Vector Security contracts and switched to Internet-based http://t.co/W0GMMWiHs6 to save $40 a month. Internet FTW!

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Something’s going around; I’ve received a dozen emails today from friends with compromised accounts. Remember to practice safe Internetting!

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@gigq Because mechanical turk is making too much money.

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It’s time for the semi-annual chat with TWC tech support. ಠ_ಠ // spools up Windows VM so that their web chat client works

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@knucklesandwich Did you just reach through the bumper and rip it out Indiana Jones style?

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If the header of your web app says “PLEASE do not use the Forward or Back buttons on your browser” then you’re doing it /quite/ wrong.

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Spending time on /r/productivity seems extremely counterintuitive…

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One of my neighbors (who is a nurse) just endorsed me on LinkedIn for my HBase skills. I’m THAT good.

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I hope I live to see a day where software dev is done via natural language input. “Computer, initiate program with features X, Y, & Z!”

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Humans yelling like goats yelling like humans. http://t.co/zkf0LJC4gy

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@hoorayimhelping No, it’s rather sad having to answer the same question from my grandmother every two minutes.

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Bitcoin is to money what the Internet is to data.

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@pmccall777 Do they want to put up a fence to keep the criminals from Chapel Hill out?

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Earbud drivers: I can’t believe you can afford an iPod / smart phone yet can’t afford a $100 vehicle head unit that can play music from it.

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@gigq Not enough hands?

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@flyosity Don’t crush their American Dream, bro!

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If you thought you hated dealing with a few tenths of a second lag in video games, try several minutes of lag on a trading platform.

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DEVOPS_BORAT So many of enterprise Hadoop vendor, so little of time.

via Mobile Web (M5) (retweeted on 7:14 AM, Mar 5th, 2013 via web)

juliussharpe How many more people have to die before we finally do something about it?

via Echofon (retweeted on 2:52 PM, Mar 4th, 2013 via web)

neiltyson Security signs that begin with “For your protection…” essentially end with “…we will restrict freedoms & invade privacy”

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:19 AM, Mar 3rd, 2013 via twicca)

@mark_a_phelps And Monday - Thursday as bug creation days.

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