This was my list of favorite tweets on Twitter. I moved it here to use Favorites as list of tweets to read and possibly retweet.
cnnbrk Ashton Kutcher is first to reach 1 million followers in Twitter contest with CNN.
cnnbrk Congrats @aplusk. Ashton Kutcher is the first twitter account to reach 1MM followers.
chartbeat It’s official! @aplusk (Ashton Kutcher) is the first twitter user with 1,000,000 followers. http://bit.ly/8cCTe
beep @catenate: Awesomely said.
tacandersonWhy You Should Use Favorites in Twitterhttp://bit.ly/196dhN
hotdogsladiesIf there’s 9 Features in a Product, 8 Products in a Service, and 6 Services in a Solution, what time will Mary’s train arrive (in hectares)?
paulwpagelWho cares about calling themselves a software craftsman? I do, because I care about the software I write.
TheRecruiterGuyOn a call… the person on the other end isn’t taking notes on paper… he’s storing them in his “mind trap”
jowyangJust because you’re an evangelist doesn’t mean you’re a leader. Don’t forget to turn around and see if anyone is following.
catenateHomer’s Odyssey on Twitter http://bit.ly/2w2Bq9(@mashable via @stevebuttry @charles_sharp @rc_dickerson)
dbrockI think Edward Tufte would like this: “Ran 62 tests, but 5 failed! ……………F…FFFF…………………………………”
catenate8 great questions reintroduce logical thought and civility to technical discussions http://bit.ly/Yu5D (@al3x via @rands)
unclebobmartinA master cratfsman simply knows what he is doing, and can show others. You don’t want Britney showing your kids _anything_.
unclebobmartinA master craftsman is not the center of a personality cult. Britney Spears is the center of a personality cult.
unclebobmartinRT @catenate: Software Craftsmanship and Programmers’ Status (remixed Naur, @unclebobmartin, IEEE-CS/ACM)http://bit.ly/17VYTI
unclebobmartinRT @catenate: My experience with the Master Craftsman Teams @unclebobmartin describes. http://bit.ly/a36cT
timoreillyGood #quote via @SandyGuerriere: When you cease to make a contribution you begin to die. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
catenate#BSG Watchtower: Heeding the Call http://is.gd/ot5O Bear McCreary conducts in concert http://is.gd/ot5m
catenate#BSG Watchtower vocals http://is.gd/osS5 Kara on pianohttp://is.gd/osMW Bear McCreary on piano scene http://is.gd/osUp
mfeathers“Fast failure is way better than error prevention” – Fred George at #speakerconf
p4ulaGah! #gnuplot’s shiny new wxt output is so slow, starts crawling at 50k points. “set term x11” is ten times faster, plotting 500kpoints/s.
unclebobmartinThe fact that I know, in some detail, why the sky is blue, does not diminish, in any way, today’s breathtaking beauty.
TheOtherAlistai@catenate Thx – happy you post it (“Excerpted part of ASD appendix on Naur85 in http://bit.ly/G4WYe“). Naur’s article needs more exposure.
guymaRT @RichMillington: I love the moment in comm. building when members realise they don’t need authority to do things. Just the support of ppl
FellowAtheistsRecently overheard: spiritual speaker says, “Atheists lack imagination.” Atheist replies, “Nah, we can just tell when we’re using it.”
catenateTemporary cubicles enforce resourcefulness. Today, successfully used pens as chopsticks to eat penne lasagna.
catenateRT @jmichele http://bit.ly/10D0qA: “Those who do not connect, share and collaborate will have a hard time in business and in social life.”
puredanger@catenate you have just been eaten by a grue
catenate@amcafee #andyasks It’s okay not to know the answer to a question, even to a customer: just say you don’t know, but you’ll find out.
catenate@jcchurch Generalize custom innards of for loops to apply reusable small functions. Outer stateful context (monads) call pure functions.
mfeathers‘In the long run every program becomes rococo – then rubble. ‘ – Alan J. Perlis
steventNot surprising: “Your search ‘tufte’ did not match any products in: Kindle Store” http://is.gd/mbUe
mfeathers@pgoodwin @headius A type system is is the set of tests a language designer could come up with knowing nothing about your program.