Tweets from December 2016

Heeeeey, you can pay very little to get a bundle of unix-related O'Reilly books: https://www.humblebundle.com/books/unix-book-bundle

Tue Dec 06 13:38:39 +0000 2016


The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch: as good as it is reputed to be. Recommended.

Sun Dec 11 08:09:56 +0000 2016


@ParadoxMirror I found an uncorrected proof in a second-hand bookshop. Did not buy book 2 in case it sucked. Filled with deepest regret. :(

Sun Dec 11 10:22:16 +0000 2016


@froztbyte It is good and you should read it. It's a fantasy heist novel set in a Renaissance Venice expy. A bit tropey, but a lot of fun.

Sun Dec 11 16:57:42 +0000 2016


@rgaiacs @swcarpentry Hey, thanks! :) Couldn't have done it without our other local instructors and helpers!

Tue Dec 13 13:26:44 +0000 2016


@rgaiacs Awesome. Thanks! :D

Tue Dec 13 15:19:21 +0000 2016


Does your GTK theme look weird in Firefox in Ubuntu 16.10? This is probably why: https://bug623317.bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1266914

Wed Dec 14 00:03:23 +0000 2016


Mostly CT tech/data peeps: who can help a UCT researcher organise and analyse gigs of heterogenous govt data? Advice, tools, etc.. Ping me.

Wed Dec 21 07:57:36 +0000 2016


Looks like another nail in LiveJournal's coffin: https://www.metafilter.com/164293/LiveJournal-represents-social-media-without-borders

Sat Dec 31 12:14:10 +0000 2016