Tom Fakes (@craz8 )

Tom Fakes

Bio Entrepreneur & software developer living in the Seattle area
Location Kirkland, WA
Tweets 1,6K
Followers 227
Following 153
Account created 29-01-2009 23:38:54
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Tweetbot for iΟS : Phil Plait You know that 7 is the same in both base 8 and 14

That’s just spooky*

* not really spooky

Tweetbot for iΟS : Charlie Stross During install of the updgrade there’s text about US and US territories only for the ECG feature

Tweetbot for iΟS : Phil Plait Hey Phil, I just realized there are 5 space launches this week, including 1 to the moon

Has this many happened before?

Tweetbot for iΟS : Neil Gaiman You could go all Clancy or Patterson on these and have other people churn out a new one every month!

Tweetbot for iΟS : John Scalzi I maybe the only one that finds it interesting that these buildings are there because the IRA blew up the old ones in 1992

The terror continues!

Tweetbot for iΟS : DHH I take a drug that reduces my immune system, and it works great to fix what it needs to. I can’t take live vaccines like Shingles, and I rely on the people around me to not be sick.

Luckily, I can now work from home as a Rails programmer, which reduces exposure a lot

Tweetbot for iΟS : Jimmy Carr There was a time that I could use your photo as my Famous Facebook Double

I’ll stay home tonight to avoid confusion with the citizens of the emerald city

Tweetbot for iΟS : Derrick Reimer Dude, make it easy - there will be really tough things to test at some point, don’t make this get in the way

We have several thousand tests that Just Work, which helps us move fast on everything else

You’re customers don’t care about how cool the database stubbing for NOW() is

Tweetbot for iΟS : Harry Connolly Gotta get the science right, except for that bit that makes the story work -
Or many bits, eg Star Trek has several pieces that will likely never work (warp speed and transporter are the obvious ones)

Tweetbot for iΟS : Neil Gaiman Unless the book is literally: Idiots Guide To Prison Escape, then - nope!

Although Game Of Thrones is a. It depressing….

Tweetbot for iΟS : Kiff VandenHeuvel Adam Savage For stuck things where you can’t get around the edges, suction cups can help to add a force to the top thing

We use this for pop up plugs in our sinks that no longer pop up on demand

Works under water too!

Tweetbot for iΟS : Scott Nixon 🦄 Nowadays, we keep our passwords in a Wiki! Progress!

Ok, mostly moved to LastPass now - and 2FA for the really sensitive stuff