Yesteryear

This page shows what I was doing around this time of year in years gone by. It works because I store a local copy of all tweets, runs, photos and other elements of my life that I track on this blog.

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  • @anthonyemery orcs me another one :p 08:39
  • That thing where your dreams incorporate the sound of the delivery guy hammering on the door. 08:41
  • Yey, gifts, arduinos and games arrived! 09:02
  • Today's mission... http://t.co/tqxnV49I 09:15
  • After spending the last hour wondering why this isn't working, I hadn't plugged it in. #FAIL 11:48
  • Hello, World! 11:55
  • Built a crontab in PHP to make database-driven jobs easier to manage. No more horrible shell exec gubbins for me :) 15:38
  • Operation: FIXIT :) 17:25
  • @leonbarrett making up for all those days off :p 17:54
  • @anthonyemery @leonbarrett hey, I deployed to staging first! 18:32
  • Edge tests on a crontab script. Up to 38 conditions so far and that's only the first two fields. 18:56
  • Watched Avatar. I like Avatar. 19:15
  • @anthonyemery @leonbarrett @deplorableword almost hit 60 a few minutes back! 20:10
  • @anthonyemery @leonbarrett @deplorableword correction, passed 60. 20:11
  • RT @MaplinStore: We're celebrating our Twitter relaunch with a Xmas freebie bonanza! Follow and RT for your chance to win iPhones, 3-D T ... 20:30
  • Little package online: PHP-Cron https://t.co/mcBzKf9o 21:18
  • Sister has changed my iPhone's name to something lewd, sent a dodgy email and viewed my address. All without signing in. WTF?! 23:51
  • "When Gotham is in ashes, you'll have my permission to die" OMFG 10:06
  • That's depressing; I logged into my Uni account first time. 10:14
  • Only just looked at my final grade as well (knew I had passed): First Class with Honours :D 10:16
  • Birthdays :) 12:17
  • Sunrise/sunset :) 12:31
  • And I will say what I'm working on soon, hope to release it and get a few contributions :) 12:31
  • One for @Andy383: Portal shots. http://t.co/dDUQGWgy 12:42
  • Tempted to use Mongo for a datastore for this app :/ 13:40
  • Fun swim times :) 16:07
  • @dacanning has just finished a *giant* bag of cola bottles! Fat bastard. 16:23
  • @russellhancox congrats! 16:24
  • @russellhancox just think, now you can get a job at a large Internet services company knowing all that you've learnt at BCU! 16:53
  • Snow forecast for tomorrow, real world test for a site migration /cc @leonbarrett 17:26
  • @leonbarrett yup. You in tomorrow? 17:28
  • @leonbarrett we're using rabbit already, didn't look at beanstalkd or others so can't comment. 17:30
  • @leonbarrett they all seem to be fairly similar (AMQP spec at least). It was the client libraries that decided it for me. 17:34
  • Went for a last run before it (supposedly) snows tomorrow. Massive fail :( 20:31
  • Debating whether it's worth heading to town for an extra .02 on the exchange rate. 09:13
  • American money looks funny. Just thought I'd share that observation with you all. 10:26
  • How many people are still running PHP in safemode?! 10:58
  • Hoping a quick swim will help relieve some of these aches. Strepsils + paracetamol will do the rest. 11:44
  • Last swim of 2010 done :) 13:49
  • Encoding some mkv's for the iPad ready for 8 hour flight. Or I could just watch Avatar 2.7 times. You think I'm joking. 14:23
  • Sister is getting proper scared watching Devil. This gives me great amusement. 15:28
  • Watching Taken #S01E01. Can't believe it was released in 2002, thought it was pre-2k. 17:48
  • Yes, iBooks now supports collections! 18:03
  • "It's a film about owls and you're asking why there's a snake in the tree?" 22:03
  • @JacobDutton Simply Yes :P 23:12
  • Legend of the Guardians was immense, why did I not see it at the cinema?! 23:39
  • Up before my alarm, trying to add a quick feature to @hybridlogic before leaving for work. 07:24
  • I always overestimate how long it takes me to get ready in the morning, then spend 10 minutes idly sitting by the door. 07:59
  • What! When did the train times change again?! 08:10
  • Going to stick an iPhone on the end of a stick and use it on @Andy383, push notifications for teh win. 10:00
  • Looks like it might be snowing when we go gokarting on Friday, joy! 11:56
  • @jonwhitwam no, this is a proper petrol track somewhere out god-knows-where. Going to be coooooold. 12:06
  • People, seriously, please buy RATM but make sure you pay more than 40p otherwise it's NOT VALID! 12:52
  • RT @BenAdlam: Computer £300, iPod £100, RATM-Killing In The Name 99p; Pissing Simon Cowell off PRICELESS #ratm4xmas 12:58
  • Ridicuously cold out. 13:31
  • @jonwhitwam yup, they're getting money regardless of who wins. 13:32
  • Just saw a car with reg AU 1 in the Jewelery Quarter, made me chucke #geekjoke 13:55
  • Very well done mash up of Up and Gran Torino: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TuRbk-00Sw 14:17
  • Carlsberg don't make websites, but they'd probably piss themselves laughing if they saw this crap: http://www.lingscars.com/ 15:05
  • @LINGsCARS because we make websites and that site is just an affront to humanity. 15:07
  • @ivorjetski any designer should be ashamed to see that kind of work paraded as "web design". 15:22
  • This is just amazing: http://kottke.org/09/12/the-enormity-of-zimbabwes-inflation 15:39
  • @dacanning yep, seems to be the latest trick like the Javelin suicide. 18:04
  • Hmm, something loud to test the new system out, I'll choose Saving Private Ryan. 18:36
  • Off to watch the last episode of Stargate Atlantis season 5, then to bed. 21:26
  • @dacanning I've come to not expect much nowadays. Are they doing a sixth season? 21:46
  • @dacanning what?! Of the two I know which one I'd prefer to see come back. 21:57
  • @JacobDutton taking advice from BusinessDev? 22:06
  • That was... anti-climactic. Anyway, off to bed now, night tweeps. 22:13
  • Rudely awoken by @sukhidehal, doesn't he know students are allergic to mornings? 09:38
  • Beginning work on coursework, just need to get it all out of the way. 09:49
  • Setting up Lex and Yacc so I can take some screenshots, taking longer than I had hoped 11:08
  • I love working with two screens, so much freedom. 11:50
  • Please, make the nasty Yacc program go away! 12:12
  • iTunes + SRS iWow + Stereo Surround = awesome acoustics 12:18
  • Really can't be bothered fixing this Yacc bug, going to have dinner then maybe use a shotgun. 12:33
  • catching up on last nights Top Gear over dinner. 12:41
  • Back to work. Sigh. 13:45
  • Awaiting the inevitable cry of despair from @Andy383 while using my code. 14:25
  • @danux $gratitude++ 14:34
  • Written 5 pages today. Five. Ergh. Feels like I've spent the whole day stuck in a terminal window. 14:43
  • Well I've made my calculator app in all of 5 minutes. And now I can't be arsed to screenshot it. Boo. 14:57
  • most people forget that a square root is simply to the power of a half 15:09
  • In Costco. 16:19
  • if Twitterholic from Birmingham is accurate, I kill off the most Updates. 5824 vs 2798. 17:32
  • Got all my presents wrapped for me beautifully by little sister. Room does look like a tip now though. 17:36
  • it still feels weird whenever I can just drag a file to another app in Mac and have it work. 18:02
  • If I'd done a blog post for every film I'd seen this year I'd probably average one a week or more. 19:30
  • Another sci-fi show, another "it was all just a dream" episode. Often the best though. 22:18
  • @Rice Seriously? While it did have it's moments it just felt like a cheap copy of the original overall. 22:40
  • @russellhancox puts you at number 9 in Birmingham, England then. Look at Birmingham, UK as well. http://tinyurl.com/5epv8c 22:44
  • @russellhancox Yes, and by the looks of it as well it doesn't include everyone from a region. But still, good fun. 22:51
  • Oh, and pursuant to previous tweet: England != UK for any foreigners. 22:52
  • @russellhancox After extracting the hydrogen, compressing and transporting it you're almost at hydrocarbon level emissions. Needs more work. 22:59
  • @russellhancox As May himself said, the hard part is extracting that hydrogen. At the moment all of those processes are slow and dirty. 23:02
  • Changed how often Gmail Notifier checks for new emails, 10 minutes is just too long to wait! 23:03
  • @russellhancox Yep. What you're then into is Grid-to-consumer efficiency. Petrol = 40%, Electric normally gets 80-90%. I remember too much. 23:06
  • @wilshipley it's only be people buying the high-end models that it can trickle down to consumer level. Good on you. 23:10
  • @russellhancox like Shipley said, batteries will continue to improve. I just want Apple to release the iCar. 23:13
  • Every person I know who's seen the Microsoft ads either doesn't understand or can't stand them. Don't blame them really. 23:14
  • I feel like I've doubled my tweet count in the past 10 minutes. Naturally I tweet this observation. 23:17
  • Heading to bed, last day of coursework tomorrow hopefully. 23:31
  • iPhone in bed = no escape from email or twitter. 23:47
  • up for driving lesson, I haven't been up this early in months. And it's a long day ahead, family get together later. 07:38
  • back from driving lesson, did really well apparently. 09:14
  • got a little bonsai tree, now got to put it somewhere nice. 11:54
  • finally added some pictures of my new room, looking nice. 12:47
  • oh twitter, how you are like a wordpress site getting hit by digg every few hours. Piece 'a garbage. 17:12
  • set up a forwarding rule in gmail so @metaltoast gets a copy of Dreamhosts newsletter, should keep him up to date for once 19:36
  • watching Simpsons Movie with family relatives. Damn s-video output quality. 20:46
  • still undecided about equilibrium. brilliant action and story, but it fell flat somewhere 15:32
  • is due for his weekly migraine, oh how i hate 'em 17:24
  • no Steam. *sob* missing my weekly dose of Counter Strike 23:08