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lapsus linguae @treyka Brussels, Belgium

bit-flipper; stochastic admixture of signal and noise; kicking against the pricks;

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Oh, joy! The neighbor's cat is in heat.
4/18
2015
@hypatiadotca @samlistens @shoebox That was great, made me smile :-)
4/17
2015
It's phenomenal how frequently I find myself in a state of flow 30 seconds before a conf call is due to begin.
4/13
2015
@willowbl00 Much like!
3/31
2015
if you love zfs so much why don't you take off your shirt and show everyone your sun microsystems lower back tattoo MAYBE I WILL
Retweeted by lapsus linguae @joernchen @sergeybratus Jealous...
3/30
2015
Ninety-nine listicles to read before you die
3/29
2015
In space, no one can hear you scream. In hell, no one can hear you scream at Tomcat.
3/26
2015
"Would you like a drink?" "Gimme an IPA." "/wʊd yo͞o laɪk ə dɹɪŋk/?"
Retweeted by lapsus linguae Political parties are generally distinguishable from organized religions insofar as the later tend toward more outlandish costumery.
3/23
2015
Bad, bad bunnies. #SpringBreakGoneWild http://t.co/V0jByatv5W
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3/20
2015
Never trust anyone over six years old.@kylemaxwell 'tis but a time/value tradeoff away...@kylemaxwell Wrong branch, dude! :-PThen the fish monger said : "your fish is my command"
Retweeted by lapsus linguae @joshcorman Baiters gonna bait.
3/17
2015
Ohai, happy stupid yankee date notation system day!Lobster in a bucket or MIGHTY SPACE CRUSTACEAN? http://t.co/z8fWX01foF
Retweeted by lapsus linguae Aboriginal Linux is a shell script that builds the simplest Linux system capable of compiling itself. http://t.co/k25O48H73k
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3/14
2015
OH: "Why, oh why does @eBay break paste and make me use a weak password?"
Retweeted by lapsus linguae at least systemd makes it easier to find the source of the problem
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3/11
2015
Worst experience with bureaucracy ever this morning. I seriously need a punching bag and a valium. :-/Don't usually even read promoted tweets (much less retweet them!) but as a keyboard fetishist, that Kickstarter makes me salivate.Ultimate Hacking Keyboard The keyboard. For professionals. https://t.co/kOP1aFmNWD
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3/10
2015
#Tellmewhy #NowYouKnow #Unix #AWK http://t.co/FfUZzsSJR9
Retweeted by lapsus linguae @biosshadow Got a new timesheet code for filling out timesheets?@c7five @tbertling @treyford @myrcurial We have always been at war with Eastasia.@tbertling @treyford @myrcurial Espionage Act of 1917, ooga-booga! ( Cf. the old canards about US Soviet analysts unable to read Pravda.)@tbertling @treyford @myrcurial I'll wager you still aren't allowed to read 'em, assuming that your clearance expired in the past 5 years.Tedium: oat bran for the soul.Regex to match Egyptian Hieroglyphics http://t.co/JPj3Rf1Glx
Retweeted by lapsus linguae @dabeaz Napalm?@treyford @myrcurial Same difference, though@myrcurial @treyford Because...at the DISA level, the US is at war with the entire known universe and always has been.@angealbertini @travisgoodspeed That isn't a language. It's a culture.
3/7
2015
Communicating _about_ the work is often harder than the work itself.@biosshadow I usually haul my spools around in the back of my F750.When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a hard drive.
Retweeted by lapsus linguae #YouveBeenGinsburned http://t.co/00iJMzYdua
Retweeted by lapsus linguae HN, Builder's Edition: http://t.co/PHkfHJCoSh
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3/6
2015
@daviottenheimer Paper?How's about a Warren/Wyden ticket in 2016? Alliteration plus incendiary invective, anyone? :-P
3/5
2015
That bizarro thing where a complete stranger favorites an ancient tweet.
3/1
2015
Man, looking at D.C., if Pearl Harbor happened tomorrow those asshats couldn't declare a friggin' smoke break.@dougiegyro Made me smile to see you quoted in an otherwise tragic UK Telegraph article.Unless someone releases a time-stretcher real soon now, I'm gonna have to unfollow about 700 accounts for this thing to be useful again.Ohai, twitter
2/24
2015
@myrcurial systemd: revenge of our children@snow_jennifer http://t.co/6d3xRKxhWwThis processed meat is _way_ past its prime: spamplaining.20150203 https://t.co/6KNBMt6rrc
Retweeted by lapsus linguae @rantyben My go-to is asking myself a question that only I could answer. Still, you never know. #pagingpkdick
2/12
2015
Poltergoat #ReplaceAMovieTitleWithGoatGot tired of nothing but "k" as 90% of my son's texts. So I did an iOS shortcut and replaced with this. http://t.co/RyqFg6tjHW
Retweeted by lapsus linguae I'm here to thought-lead, not to read. 🐝You can iterate your way out of stupid ideas, but you can't iterate your way out of stupid.
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2/10
2015
@sergeybratus shotgun economics@sergeybratus Keep your AR away from my smartcar!@nntaleb @leashless Citation, please?Compendium rarissimum totius Artis Magicae sistematisatae per celeberrimos [...], 1507. Wellcome Library. http://t.co/JZLQ5iBR5n
Retweeted by lapsus linguae War, human frailty, and sportsball: news at eleven.
2/4
2015
@treyka @tqbf "What is 1 horse power? It's power of a horse that's 1m tall & weighs 1kg. Where you'd find such a horse?! In Le Bureau ..":)
Retweeted by lapsus linguae @tqbf And it constitutes the international standard against which all international standards bodies are measured. :-P@tqbf Le bureau international des poids et mesures?
2/3
2015
I love a good counter example http://t.co/O5yspNikrN
Retweeted by lapsus linguae Thought of the day from my 9yro son. "I wonder if pigs would be happier or sadder if they knew how good bacon tastes?"
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1/31
2015
Marilyn Monroe reading Ulysses. Long Island, N.Y., 1955 http://t.co/aJLB3uOi5E
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1/23
2015
That's cold. http://t.co/MGoCY1FD3M
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1/22
2015
@teirdes Dig your hat! :-PSometimes I get a bit ranty on twitter. There's already more than enough of that in circulation. Resolved for 2015: signal++; noise--@snipeyhead I heard you liked ramdisks...(The trick lies in not torching my own flat whilst trying to find new homes for all this seemingly invaluable bullshit.)The great decluttering of '15 lurches forward with all the frenetic enthusiasm of a brontosaurus in a china shop.
1/21
2015
@cote @SimonMoffatt s/network//gXML: the lingering radioactive fallout from the zombie wars of the '90s@rickhholland LMAONASA Has Released The Largest Picture Ever Taken - breathtaking. #palebluedot http://t.co/65cD2zAdwo
Retweeted by lapsus linguae @rickhholland STIX'n'stones may break your bones but CybOX ain't gonna harm ya. :-PLMAO if your entire life revolves around tech.Joseph Stalin making a face at his bodyguard. http://t.co/WrMpaC7FHE
Retweeted by lapsus linguae What it's like reading someone else's source code (credit: http://t.co/lnnZE5D7Na) http://t.co/ed71YnCqUk
Retweeted by lapsus linguae Johnny Depp making grilled cheese sandwiches with an iron http://t.co/lwY3dnv7e5
Retweeted by lapsus linguae @Beaker Tip one out for your homies while you're cleaning up at the roulette wheel.@daviottenheimer Many of the (so-called) founding fathers of America were surprisingly retrograde in their choice of hairstyles. ;-)Just managed to break an aquarium while cleaning it. #dohLet me know when your startup disrupts an industry by making the industry less shitty. Not when it just makes you the new kings of shitville
Retweeted by lapsus linguae So many social networks, so little utility.Lycra for camels exists. Nothing else I learn today will trump this fact. http://t.co/Oq5xi1oaSS
Retweeted by lapsus linguae @daviottenheimer That optioned already? 😉
1/20
2015
Sun ain't up and I'm squashing bugs :-D
1/19
2015
This week, for reasons that needn't be disclosed, I got to code a random spam generator. Was totally cathartic 😎
1/17
2015
The Vogons are on a work-to-rule strike. I'm taking a bloody weekend.Despite coding for years, until 2013 I resisted using (actually, *learning*) a debugger. Wish I could get all that wasted time back! 😿Daystar! Ohhai2020: Linux is renamed systemd 2029: systemd merges with Windows to become PottedPlant 2041: The final BSD user is de-executed
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1/16
2015
Never attribute to actual strategy that which can be adequately explained by executive golf course fuckwittery.@daviottenheimer @Walshman23 Never attribute to actual strategy that which can be adequately explained by executive golf course fuckwittery.@Walshman23 @daviottenheimer Consider: because...t-shirts.@Walshman23 @daviottenheimer For one thing, HP surely has a more logic-driven business strategy.#Breaking new video: Several people have been killed in Belgian anti-terror operation. More: http://t.co/BGcpWVJwx0 http://t.co/ynNuYEvQT8
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1/15
2015
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