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Dale McGladdery @dale42 Vancouver, BC

Avid film watcher, book reader and Drupal Drupaler

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THE GREATEST JOB TITLE EVER, PERIOD: Meet Catherine Conley, NASA Planetary Protection Officer http://t.co/pSb2kgbeRh http://t.co/0ilf1CQiaN
Retweeted by Dale McGladderyTear down of a Tesla battery: http://t.co/kTbkBLl2Y2 http://t.co/nTUKXvteOH So many individual cells!
9/18
2014
@sillygwailo I think it's definitely a candidate!
9/17
2014
Title is link bait, but good read: Why Flunking Exams Is Actually a Good Thing http://t.co/r8rdndy2UmFleming Street LIttle Library #3 (of 365) we are official ! http://t.co/XIIrIYu698 https://t.co/mHrq2GSEsf
Retweeted by Dale McGladdery@Adrian_Charlie @soundjam69 Hope you guys have a most excellent time at Fantasticfest!! Looking forward to hearing about it in next podcast.The Barisieur-Alarm Clock That Wakes You Up With a Cup of Coffee http://t.co/HnkIsciejL Or, you know, just use a coffee maker with a timer.
9/16
2014
This will make you smile and move to the beat: 100 Great Bass Riffs Played in One Take http://t.co/zrsi3DXl0X cc @hrhcolleen
9/13
2014
@Adrian_Charlie I have a PS4 now! Game recos?@Adrian_Charlie @themarina Maybe of interest: http://t.co/CIwHKXPFO6 http://t.co/PH2JlOq879
9/12
2014
Hey English majors, The Lady of Shallot will never be the same! http://t.co/EHuKjHBULjCSS Tricks just keeps delivering: Centering in CSS: A Complete Guide http://t.co/V1akjvoCDl (Why does this still require "tricks")CSS Shape Editor for Chrome http://t.co/wWVnVceTWi
9/3
2014
I would also add this is what a website looks like after adding JS stubs & iframes for every frickin 3rd party thing: http://t.co/wdZRBWCL9U
8/28
2014
@ReneeStephen https://t.co/zh3ueXeQ7d Game of Codes, 'ware the brown wedding
8/27
2014
Just returned my 2nd @playstation 4 console because it stopped loading discs. Got my money back this time, afraid to try again.Wall Street Journal: Women Now Make Up Almost Half of Gamers/Adult Women Gamers Now More Numerous Than Under-18 Boys http://t.co/fgPycMF4FO
8/21
2014
Marc Maron's 2010 interview w/Robin Williams, http://t.co/l0SYEy4XHf No comedy, just Williams talking real. Shows a side of him seldom seen..@eldritch48 will get a kick out of this http://t.co/Q6SbGhd3m8 (Though he's probably seen it, already)This weekend in the Shuswap I saw a hummingbird moth. It's a real thing, looks like a mutant baby hummingbird. #strangebuttrue
8/18
2014
Make Your Own Dancing Groot http://t.co/OD2QVyJh1mSomething dripped onto my neck while I was waiting for take away. If this were a sci-fi horror movie, I would be doomed.
8/15
2014
Interesting unintended consequence of wind farms http://t.co/FSk0Vu6ybU Movement of wind turbine propellers can mimic weather
8/13
2014
Go go London Drugs price protection on electronics. Got $200 back when my flat screen went on sale!D'aw, Stephen Colbert without the Colbert Report shtick answers questions from teenage girls for Rookie Mag http://t.co/H4cMc65pfJ@dale42 For me it's 'out of village'. Doesn't really work either, unless referring to idiots...
Retweeted by Dale McGladderyInteresting how we say "out of town" when it's really out of city for so many of us. Out of city doesn't have the same ring to it.Today I have been given a garden-fresh cucumber and Siggraph pass. Make of that what you will.When he ironed the skin the noses were usually hard to flatten. But he was always happy to add a new friend to his face book.
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8/12
2014
Oh git, only you could take something as useful as tags and require the cmd "git describe --exact-match --tags" to see the current tag@dale42 50 bucks on the asteroid in "2012 vs Armageddon"
Retweeted by Dale McGladderyOMG git is everywhere RT @librarychik: Now this is interesting - GITenberg- a collaborative digital library using Git http://t.co/rfxIMVzApSI'm thinking we need a movie where civilization enders battle each other. How about (Planet of the) Apes vs Skynet?@themarina @Adrian_Charlie And the @itspictureday director had a great story about shooting at a skezzy motel@themarina @Adrian_Charlie Saw @itspictureday at @whisfilmfest, @tatianamaslany was the best thing in it.Werner Herzog’s Rogue Film School: Apply/Learn Art of Guerilla Filmmaking/Lock-Picking http://t.co/fHhov4E2b1 cc @themarina @Adrian_CharlieYes, like @codepo8 says! "Microsoft’s first web page and what it can teach us" http://t.co/YtXbxpL9MmGoogle will now use "HTTPS as a ranking signal" http://t.co/F30t0ol0Hm This will probably drive adoption more than security considerations
8/11
2014
In other news, I just realized I had a favourite rsync option #tech #nerdismsMy favourite rsync option has got to be --exclude, as in --exclude="*.hugh-ass-pdf-files"
8/8
2014
@mccauliflower They're back at their original location.I enjoyed my $10 Save On Meats hamburger more than a beef bourguignon dinner in Gastown last night. Fancy-pants wankery != good
8/7
2014
@AccordionNoir In case you haven't seen http://t.co/GT2o95J2PO Because accordion players sometimes need to make an entrance on rider mowers!One of the most awesome covers of Thunderstuck I've ever heard! http://t.co/MAyCqXeZdmSo I may have bought a PS4 last week :) It may have suffered infant mortality :( And been exchanged :) PS4 Scene 1 Take 2. Wish me luck!Geek & Sundry bought by Legendary http://t.co/vtyQoLgWD8 / https://t.co/7xLfu0UOFG @TEDTalks, when does @feliciaday get a TED talk?Yes, please: Frozen Writer Will Adapt A Wrinkle In Time For Disney http://t.co/MpnrnACrPK The 2003 version doesn't really cut it.
8/5
2014
@stargazy Yup.Entropy is alive and well in my apartmentGreen Girl Gets a Voice: the True Life Story of the Actress, Director, and Pilot Behind Star Trek’s Slave Girl http://t.co/kFcZqybUcWGood!: Guardians of the Galaxy Crushes Box Office Records With $94M Opening http://t.co/mE18bujaOe Not a perfect movie, but so much fun!Ray Bradbury: “I Am Not Afraid of Robots. I Am Afraid of People” (1974) http://t.co/QEeEi8y23W@Adrian_Charlie I think they get to park overnight for free.How do you write 745,175 words of original fiction in year? One day at a time: http://t.co/jXIIR2MRIh A year-end analysis of daily logs.
8/4
2014
@604geenen This seems timely! :) http://t.co/SiCBbQ7K8p cc @604ninja
7/31
2014
"Hey, pretty lady, how about extending this app to do something completely outside the design specs, knowwhaddimean? (winks)" - Scope Creep
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7/30
2014
Hacked ATM lets you play “Doom” http://t.co/zyLtIVLUQg Make Wall Street banks the monsters, this would be extra awesome :)
7/29
2014
@604geenen I think so. But if Pinocchio were carved out of bacon it wouldn't be the same story, would it?The team side discussion of the Animaniacs theme song has energized me for the afternoon. There are worse ear worms. http://t.co/oYJtc6L7dT@BCITStoryToGo Thanks for listening.@BCITStoryToGo I used to do client support at WebCT, I'm seen some pathetic excuses for online courses.@BCITStoryToGo I would also need to know much more about how the course is delivered before I would consider online.@BCITStoryToGo You speak for the course far better than the description on the BCIT website.@BCITStoryToGo I'm taking courses for personal improvement, not certificate, so many other less expensive/risky online options.@BCITStoryToGo This is not to say they are useless, they do have value. For me, value/experience less than in-person.@BCITStoryToGo In my experience online courses are inferior. Will only take them if there is a discount to reflect this or as a last resort.
7/28
2014
Got worried when brew wouldn't install node.js, but the node.js mac installer did the trick. Horray!@BCITStoryToGo I don't suppose this class will ever be offered in a classroom format?@Adrian_Charlie I do too :) You still have Fantastic Fest, though! (and BBQ)Also wondering about Podcast Movement in Dallas in August. Anyone else going or thinking of going?Was looking at going to Maker Faire New York in September, but now I'm not so sure. Maybe just buy a flat screen & PS4 with the money.Having a really, really hard time concentrating at WordCamp dv camp. Good presentations, but brain in weekend mode. Also, sunny outside.
7/26
2014
Let's reboot the Matrix, but only the 2nd and 3rd movies.
7/25
2014
@sillygwailo :) And thank you for submitting the issue!
7/24
2014
G'ah, life feels so m'eh right now. Having a hard time getting motivated. #firstworldproblem@eldritch48 Do you have a online portfolio link?Today is the start of my full court press to find a job in Vancouver - Know a place hiring an artist? Help a brother out!
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7/21
2014
As a kid, my Saskatchewan uncles discussing "rape" (rapeseed) confused me for a long time. Canola as a name is cheesy, but better!A Food Has an Historic, Objectionable Name. Should We Change It? http://t.co/S8XhWxFrWdNice! :) In Dark PSA, Director Richard Linklater Suggests Radical Steps for Dealing with Texters in Cinemas http://t.co/LeSuUjsqac
7/20
2014
@themarina @hrhcolleen @adrian_charlie @soundjam69 I'm with you, Marina. I'm ok with lower price for matinees but not fully dynamic pricing.
7/19
2014
@stargazy I consider those "prams" the SUVs and Humvees of the baby carriage world!The irony of Mike Duffy becoming a story he would have loved to cover as a reporter is delicious.@themarina @hrhcolleen @adrian_charlie @soundjam69 Planet Money: Blockbusters, Bombs And The Price Of A Ticket http://t.co/qLv4E0fH8FSomeone needs to invent the baby carriage equivalent of the Smart Car. Compact for the win!This is important: Why tipping stinks http://t.co/Z1ZHPzDRKs
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7/17
2014
It's time for a new Doug & Bob McKenzie movie. Doug starts a winery and loses sight of his roots, Bob has to save his soul.@MinorMogul Is that like saying they don't have the balls to run Eunuchs?@themarina Me too. If they're going for a statement, how about Thor as asian, or Frigga/Lady Sith as male!"if you act confidently enough, bro, people just assume you're supposed to be there" http://t.co/61DMMl5Wg4
Retweeted by Dale McGladderyA bag of software CDs/Floppies waiting to go to recycle and suddenly a family members needs one. Procrastination and hoarding rewarded!
7/15
2014
@davewiner @rtanglao That's only broadcast TV, cable TV digital services are also spying on people.
7/14
2014
Welcome to the downside of the wired world: Crypto weakness in smart LED lightbulbs exposes Wi-Fi passwords http://t.co/wjkUKSvoIlTips For Crafting A Strong Password That Really Pops http://t.co/yQjy692pyCEvery time you hear someone say 'I can't find the workers I need,' add the phrase 'at the wage I want to pay' http://t.co/76edhnuVGa
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7/12
2014
@StacieBee @MinorMogul You only have to look at my middle to know I like food too! :) Vancouver food trucks don't really do it for me.Finally checked out the North Van Night Market. Guess I'm not a night market guy, food carts and craft vendors not exciting.@TransLink Tnx. And volume, sure. Speaking as a regular it's not normal.@translink any idea why there's a sailing wait on the seabus?@jjdebenedictis Student blood with pipette quill in the interim?
7/11
2014
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