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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-07-08

  • @jexmusa Thanks – but I was a Java guy, going into Ruby these days – no PHP #
  • @KDIronside Thanks #
  • Refactoring TTT taking longer than I thought #
  • @steveklabnik What brings you to Chicago? I will be at @geekfest tomorrow #
  • @steveklabnik I’d like 2 give U my contact info while you’re here – I’m speaking @ @LSRC; 1st big conf 4 me; I may need speaking advice #
  • @deanwampler What I find annoying is that I cannot save the draft of a message in LinkedIn like you can with email #
  • @robonrails How have things been since @CodeAcademy #
  • @rubygeekdotcom Is this meant for anyone in particular? #
  • @rubygeekdotcom FYI: I will be speaking at @LSRC so I might see you in August #
  • @damon Where was this taken? #
  • @CharlieThomason Will you ever give us more info that that? #
  • Things you can do to be a better developer: https://t.co/QZUuF7As http://t.co/JIwA9MrT #
  • @briankung I noticed you joined the @RubyMidwest LinkedIn group – are you planning on going? #
  • @KsAvsFan If you decide to go back to KC, the @RubyMidwest account and website post KC Ruby jobs #
  • @rubygeekdotcom What has inspired you to look at Android? #
  • @thegrubbsian Then what WILL you say when people ask how you are? #
  • Thanks to @Geekfest for organizing an “emergency” lecture with @SteveKlabnik #
  • @KsAvsFan @WillMcAvoyACN I got 10/10, “better than 99.6% of Americans” although I did guess on a couple #
  • @JaretManuel TL;DR #
  • @rubygeekdotcom So are you doing “raw” Android dev in Java, instead of using a Ruby wrapper like RhoMobile or Ruboto? #
  • @thefonso Do you always keep these weird hours, or did you get up early for this? #
  • @KDIronside Sorry I didn’t catch up with you at @GeekFest – perhaps another time #
  • @JaretManuel Belated Happy Canada Day 2012, and an early Happy Canada Day 2013 #
  • @JaretManuel Here is a loop for the rest of the century: for i in 2013..2100; puts “Happy Canada Day #{i}”; end – I tested this in IRB #
  • @JaretManuel Also: The US flag is “Stars and Stripes”; “Bar and Stars” is the Confederate Flag, which not everybody likes to see #
  • @JimmyOdom Thanks for the follow #
  • @blowdart @karmajunkie What brand of router would you recommend? #
  • Notes from an #Android presentation I gave last year http://t.co/ot4nIa02 #
  • @sdegutis I think Higgs Boson is called the God particle because it explains a lot of stuff, nothing to do w/existence (or not) of God #
  • @sdegutis You may have already seen this article: http://t.co/EJUmWeCe “Things I like about programming in Go” #
  • @tomordonez Sometimes we are hotter than some cities in Texas #
  • @ryanverner Are you trying to get anyone in particular to visit, or get people here for a particular event? Or complaining about the heat? #
  • @KsAvsFan Hot until Labor Day #
  • The folks putting on @LSRC put a page about me on SpeakerRate: http://t.co/0HxN7FcK #
  • Krebs On Security: How To Break Into Security: http://t.co/LAvrwMJt #
  • Hamster – Efficient, Immutable, Thread-Safe Collection classes for Ruby: https://t.co/C3XKSumD #
  • @martinisoft Are you going to Lone Star Ruby Conf in August? #
  • @tlberglund I came late to your “brew install” drama – are you leaving the JVM world for Ruby? #
  • @tomordonez What caused this fixation on trains? #
  • @martinisoft I got one accepted and one rejected, and I heard about both already – here is the schedule: http://t.co/0bnt4VN6 #
  • @TomOrdonez Maybe it just happens when I log onto Twitter, but you do seem to tweet about trains a LOT. #
  • @martinisoft Congrats!! #
  • For the Canadians: Canada’s vanishing tech sector http://t.co/4W3jm2iB #
  • @briankung We’re coonting on you to stem the tide, eh? #
  • The 10 Most Important Numbers In The World: http://t.co/u4aTr3X2 #

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-07-01

  • @stevebenjamins @jaretmanuel There’s another Torontan here @ the CodeHAUS; he’s starting @codeacademy Monday – I told him to contact you #
  • @martinisoft Complain to Craigslist about it – maybe they will change their mind #
  • @stevebenjamins @jaretmanuel The guy’s name is Tory (as in your PM Harper) #
  • @KsAvsFan Everybody thinks the proper response to “ping” is “pong”, but it is in fact “echo” (today’s sonar trivia brought 2 u by @Twitter) #
  • @sdegutis Since you seem to like statically-typed languages, any opinion on Haskell? #
  • I will be speaking this year at Lone Star Ruby Conf #LSRC #
  • @ginnyhendry I gave your card to @testobsessed #
  • @trptcolin @jim_challenger Ruby and Math (possibly with some bits on high-performance computing) #
  • @jim_challenger It looks interesting, but IDEs for dynamic languages just never seem to catch on – we shall see #
  • @jwo Isn’t @lsrc in August? #
  • @KsAvsFan Thanks for the follow #
  • @testobsessed Thanks for the follow – I will keep you posted on our Ruby Testing Group #
  • @rubyskills Thanks for the follow #
  • @jwo My topic is “Ruby And Math” #
  • Rules on Twitter lists: 20 lists/user, 500 users/list, names shorter than 25 chars, List names can’t begin w/a number #
  • @koriroys Who took the photo? #
  • @rbrtmlnr A magic tool to do what? #
  • @skim @AndyMaleh Could you tweet a link? #
  • @suesunmi Thanks for the follow #
  • @briankung If so, you might be an Apple user 😛 #
  • I added @maxdemarzi to my “Chicag Tech” list: https://t.co/NRkZZOgh #
  • @maxdemarzi Does the Graph DB Meetup have a twitter account? #
  • @mikeebert I did that kata with @josh_cheek – when I see a large if/else/else/etc block, I think “polymorphism to the rescue!” #
  • I am now going the Devise/Mongoid tutorial by @rails_apps – good stuff there http://t.co/faJ9EDFF #
  • @steveklabnik Will you be at @LSRC in Austin this August? #
  • Has anyone heard how much memory is in Google’s new #Android #Tablet? #
  • @therealadam True, but there is probably an elderly black actress who needs the acting gig more than he does #
  • @paulwpagel Why are you going to Scotland? Is there a Ruby conference there? #
  • @cory_foy Not just free lunch, but lots of free knowledge as well #
  • I found the answer to my question about memory in #Android #Nexus tablet: http://t.co/KSRfCfxy 1 GB Ram, 8 or 16 GB storage #
  • @thefonso As long as people think mass transit is socialism, this is what you get #
  • @rails_apps I am doing the tut for rails3-mongoid-devise and I am not able to “rake db:seed” – it does not show up in rake -T – any ideas? #
  • @khoffma4 Hey – what have you been doing since @CodeAcademy #
  • @bryonfinke Let me know how you like CorePower – I have been thinking of getting back into yoga #
  • I may have found the problem I was having in the @rails_apps mongoid/devise tutorial – I forgot to add a gem #
  • @ethangunderson What talk are you preparing for? #
  • @mobiruby Any ETA on when you will support Android? #
  • @jexmusa No – Why do you ask? #
  • @scudco Are you the guy behind http://t.co/AimYTD9r? #
  • A couple of quick #Ruby announcements from yours truly: http://t.co/btjsT98n #

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