Sam Deane

Threemastsinthecarpark

2019-10-13: Colourful supper :)

2019-06-25: Don’t see that every day. #threemastsinthecarpark

2019-06-17: I think the cactii are liking the new office too.

2019-05-23: I rather like this taxonomy of exceptions: blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ericlippe… (came up in a …

2018-12-10: Problem: online shop inexplicably fails an address check on your credit card (despite entering …

2018-11-30: Slightly fallen down a home-automation rabbit hole in the last few days. Now have a Raspberry Pi …

2018-11-07: Classy HP, real classy…

2018-10-30: That warm feeling when you’ve just added filter fields to your index ui and it all works and …

2018-10-14: MacMacDev peeps - I shall be in Edinburgh on Mon 12th and Tue 13th November. I know it’s not …

2018-10-05: Feels like an F♯ A♯ ∞ sort of day.

2018-10-04: You know that thing where you were going to do a thing and then another couple of things needed …

2018-10-04: Dark mode. The emperor’s new clothes? Lasted less than five minutes for me!

2018-10-04: Mojave! iOS 12! Trying all the new shiny today. Upgrading everything at once - what could possibly …

2018-09-19: Then I looked up and realised that one half of the conversation was Gus Poyet. It makes more sense …

2018-09-19: I only recognised one phrase from the stream of fast Italian next to me. “M K Dons”. The mind …

2018-09-16: London developer folks (and other friends), I’ll be around town on and off for the next couple of …

2018-09-13: I have an interesting mental block over the name “micro.blog”. For some reason I struggle to …

2018-09-13: Oh Apple. Why the obsession with large phones? My iPhone 6 is actually a bit too big, but I’m just …

2018-09-07: As if we didn’t have enough social media networks, Mastodon seems to be gaining a little bit …

2018-08-31: Document Restoration And Xcode UI Testing

2018-08-24: Deja vu: Considered Carthage for project fixed build of own library for Carthage faffed around …

2018-08-24: Diving back into building Mac desktop UIs, after a long time away. Not quite sure if nothing much …

2018-08-17: Pondering doc / syncing for a new Mac & iOS app. Database-ish, with a few thousand records. Will …

2018-07-27: Build Swift (4.2) for Debian 9 Stretch elegantchaos.com/2018/07/2…

2018-07-13: Daylight robbery.

2018-07-03: Progress update from Chaos Towers. Situation Normal: All Inter-Linked.

2018-07-03: I tend to use OmniGraffle for technical diagrams (mostly due to it’s awesome handling of …

2018-07-02: As offices go, this one definitely takes some beating - on the rare occasions when the sun shines, …

2018-06-27: Things you don’t say very often: “I didn’t bring enough sun lotion for Inverness”.

2018-06-26: Heading off to Inverness later today for XpoNorth. Any other games/software types who fancy meeting …

2018-06-05: AR is significant, but it’s quite hard to get too excited about it when it’s clearly running …

2018-06-05: I’m all for a year of just raising software quality across the board, but it would be fair to …

2018-06-04: Have fun, WWDC peeps. I would have love to join you, but I have a self-imposed boycott on the US …

2018-06-04: Congratulations to GitLab. I predict an uptick in subscriptions… :o

2018-06-03: Experimental home-made Punjabi-style samosas FTW.

2018-06-01: Ars Technica says “pro Mac users in certain lines of work are pretty cranky about the current …

2018-06-01: Testing Swift With Travis CI.

2018-06-01: That thing where you listen to a download of something you used to own on vinyl, and your brain is …

2018-05-30: Anyone know the magic incantation to debug swift unit tests via lldb? I saw a reference suggesting …

2018-05-21: In other news… Currently, I am mostly Living In Linux.

2018-05-09: Erm, careful where you put those elipses Swift: [234/1234] Building CXX object …

2018-04-25: When it comes down to it, aren’t all apps electron-based? runs away

2018-04-25: On the topic of distractions, I seem to be back on the Swift / spm build system again. Which …

2018-04-25: One of the best things about working for myself again is being able to allow myself to get …

2018-04-20: Am I having fun working on my own stuff? Well, it’s 1.30 in the morning and I’m still coding… …

2018-04-09: Denizens of Glasgow - I shall be visiting your fine city approximately Tue-Sun this week. If anyone …

2018-04-09: How did I get to 3.30pm without coffee? Something Must Be Done™.

2018-04-06: Hey, computer: play me something random from my music collection. But not that. Or that. Or that. …

2018-04-06: Recent status: noodling with GameplayKit and various other bits of game tech. Definitely not making …

2018-03-19: It’s surprisingly jarring having to go back to Obj-C, after just a few weeks noodling with …

2018-03-15: Now that I’m not working on it anymore, I suppose it’s just possible that I don’t …

2018-03-15: I can officially announce that today is “admin Monday” at Chaos towers. Apologies to those who …

2018-03-15: Ever since the “end” of the Cold War, Britain has been courting Russian money, and turning a blind …

2018-03-14: Tillerson: Russia you’ve been a naughty boy. Trump: Tillerson you’ve been a naughty boy. Mueller: …

2018-03-08: I really like docopt as a solution for parsing command line arguments. It turns out there’s a …

2018-03-07: So am I doing wudang style cloud hands, chen style cloud hands, or yang style cloud hands? head …

2018-03-06: Building On Swift elegantchaos.com/2018/03/0… (I’ve been tinkering again…)

2018-03-05: Working At Google mjtsai.com/blog/2018… (via Michael Tsai)

2018-03-04: It’s time people faced reality. The ship is rudderless. The politicians are in denial. What …

2018-03-03: Today’s rabbit-holes. Ninja, llbuild, the Clang block implementation specification. Brain …

2018-03-02: Onboard people, not technology hackernoon.com/onboard-p… (via Iain - ta!)

2018-03-02: I’ve been having fun hacking about with the Swift package manager, trying to make it a bit …

2018-03-01: When a British person writes this in Swift, they can’t help but snigger: public convenience …

2018-02-28: Congrats to all the gang on the release of Sketch 49. Now with added prototyping (and lots of other …

2018-02-28: “It is an absolute masterclass in moral and intellectual inadequacy.“ …

2018-02-28: It’s cold here today, but I have a cunning plan. I’m building Swift from source - that …

2018-02-28: Didn’t mean to alarm anyone with that previous blog post - I’m fine thanks :) Just a bit …

2018-02-23: Ah well, there’s always gin. Happy weekend people :)

2018-02-21: Decoding Dictionaries in Swift I seem to spend at least half of my programming life transferring values between an object or …

2018-02-15: I spent a bit of time over the last couple of days looking into the options for Swift without Xcode, …

2018-02-14: This: “We have a whole load of practices in programming that only really work well if you’re already …

2018-02-13: Interesting thread. Bloody awful medium to have it in… twitter.com/stevesi/s…

2018-02-13: Trustpilot is hilarious. Seems to be alternating one-star and five-star reviews. “These guys …

2018-02-13: Anyone have any domain registrar recommendations? Feels like there are probably a lot of cowboys out …

2018-02-12: I expect you’re wondering what I’ve been up to. I don’t blame you, I’ve been wondering too. Dev …

2018-02-11: White stuff again.

2018-02-11: White stuff again.

2018-02-09: Just bought a download copy of The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway. Down with the kids, me. …

2018-02-09: Have to say, for open source projects, I’m really impressed with travis-ci.org. Not having to …

2018-02-09: Pondering Platforms

2018-02-03: @blackjack75 yeah, I hear you :) I plan to run a few cables around the house though, so decided it …

2018-02-03: Achievement unlocked: crimped my first ethernet cable \o/ I’m a hardware guy now, right?

2018-02-03: Achievement unlocked: crimped my first ethernet cable \o/ I’m a hardware guy now, right?

2018-01-12: @BorisJohnson But you aren’t in City Hall any more Boris… #potkettle

2018-01-08: Cauliflower and chickpea tagine… t.co/W4LIF9xh6…

2018-01-07: Cauliflower and chickpea tagine…

2018-01-05: “it just works”… On my phone and iPad, Messages has three different concepts of who Caroline is. …

2018-01-05: “it just works”… On my phone and iPad, Messages has three different concepts of who Caroline is. …

2018-01-04: The more I think about it, the more certain I am that George RR has already written the last GoT, …

2018-01-04: The more I think about it, the more certain I am that George RR has already written the last GoT, …

2018-01-01: When the first item on your To Do list is to work out where to store your To Do list… nerdproblems

2018-01-01: When the first item on your To Do list is to work out where to store your To Do list… #nerdproblems

2017-12-22: RT @ccgus: Thoughts on Gurman’s Report of a Single UI Experience Across iOS and MacOS: …

2017-12-22: @FiendishDevices cheers, and likewise!

2017-12-22: @NormSheeran First plan is to have a bit of a rest. After that I plan to do indy things, but I’ve …

2017-12-22: My last day on Sketch today - Caroline got me a lovely card ❤️ t.co/dXwm77Ssv… …

2017-12-22: My last day on Sketch today - Caroline got me a lovely card ❤️ bornsleepy.com/2017/12/1…

2017-12-21: @AlexBoyd @Dunringle @anlanntair 01101001 01100011 01110111 01101000 01100001 01110100 01110101 …

2017-12-21: RT @tarah: Oh, dear. @keepersecurity is about to meet the internet. Suing a journalist for telling …

2017-12-21: RT @xiotex: This time last year I wasn’t in a good place (https://t.co/y8r2yH6Qer) - I’m thrilled to …

2017-12-21: @AlexBoyd @Dunringle @anlanntair it’ll never catch on…

2017-12-20: Many of the iOS / iPad changes have been pointing in this direction for a while …

2017-12-20: So I’m not claiming any great prescience here, but… t.co/wMhuXyQDd…

2017-12-20: RT @chrisalbon: Software engineering pro-tip: Do not, I repeat, do not deploy this week. That is how …

2017-12-19: RT @dimsumthinking: Hey London friends - I’m partnering up with @pardel to provide Swift Training in …

2017-12-19: RT @danielpunkass: Congratulations @manton2 on the major update to and public launch of …

2017-12-19: @mattgemmell @coffeemuffins Damn those crazy Amazon people with their ethics* :) (*disclaimer: may …

2017-12-19: @mattgemmell Sadly it wasn’t me! I was betting on it being @coffeemuffins :) I did enjoy the book …

2017-12-19: @mattgemmell Why Mr Gemmell, what is that attractive purple covered book? t.co/kg6VLxB7E…

2017-12-19: RT @DghSpanishWelsh: One thing I really enjoy is people from the 🇬🇧, with an unelected head of …

2017-12-18: @berkcebi Thanks! Sorry I’ve been a bit quiet recently - lots of distractions :) Keep up the good …

2017-12-18: @seanreilly Try t.co/QWwsIDwWG… I think the button at the bottom is incorrectly linked.

2017-12-18: @seanreilly oh - there should be, but it looks like it might be broken :( thanks - will …

2017-12-18: @mindbrix I’m sure they’ll miss the grumbling :P

2017-12-18: @abizern Cheers :)

2017-12-18: @tobestool To infinity and beyond (must be an unexpected recursion…)

2017-12-18: @pardel Thanks!

2017-12-18: @sgaw Thanks. First plan for the new year, lots of sleep :)

2017-12-18: @jacobgorban Thanks!

2017-12-17: @pumpkin Likewise! Exciting times for both of us in 2018 :)

2017-12-17: The coming week will be my last working on Sketch! It’s been a blast, but it’s time for a change: …

2017-12-17: @PossiblyAlan I’ve got my tickets to see it in Stornoway. In late January…

2017-12-17: The coming week will be my last working on Sketch! It’s been a blast, but it’s time for …

2017-12-15: RT @jamesmatesitv: This is depressing and tragic. Whatever one’s views on Brexit, how did the …

2017-12-15: RT @choreosa: Punk ist nicht tot. t.co/eKqULExG9…

2017-12-14: @parcelforce I look forward to seeing if they’re as efficient at, you know, delivering parcels ’n …

2017-12-14: nice how efficient @parcelforce are at phoning you to tell you how the insurance you paid for might …

2017-12-13: @amadour (but yeah, as a developer, I hear you)

2017-12-13: @amadour in these situations: user > developer (or to put it another way, don’t solve a …

2017-12-13: RT @sketchapp: Introducing Elements — an iOS UI kit with five different themes, 35 templates and …

2017-12-13: That thing where you mis-type the word “typo”…

2017-12-13: That thing where you mis-type the word “typo”…

2017-12-13: RT @mattgemmell: Good day, fine people. My novel CHANGER is on sale this week, for Kindle! A pretty …

2017-12-13: Apple’s UI for pushing system updates is obnoxious. If you say “later”, it should get out of your …

2017-12-13: Apple’s UI for pushing system updates is obnoxious. If you say “later”, it should …

2017-12-11: Obligatory white stuff pictures. t.co/O5M0VaktY…

2017-12-10: Obligatory white stuff pictures.

2017-12-08: Some people would say that most programmers aren’t that interested in writing documentation. I think …

2017-12-08: Some people would say that most programmers aren’t that interested in writing documentation. I …

2017-12-08: Wikipedia is a great thing, and I get why it needs funding, but really: can’t we get Apple and a few …

2017-12-08: Wikipedia is a great thing, and I get why it needs funding, but really: can’t we get Apple and …

2017-12-07: RT @Candlelands: @ScotNational t.co/ehohxGVlb…

2017-12-07: RT @DJLazarus: @ScotNational t.co/dYNMB1R72…

2017-12-07: RT @mccready_stuart: @ScotNational t.co/630TwQByS…

2017-12-07: RT @ScotNational: It’s over to you, readers! What will the impact of Brexit be? Help the UK …

2017-12-07: RT @fin1804: @ScotNational t.co/4wKxIOxA8…

2017-11-30: RT @TechnicallyRon: David Davis buying an apple: “How much is this?” “50p” …

2017-11-30: I’m slightly addicted to t.co/b5ToUZdun… I suspect it’s also a decent training tool for …

2017-11-30: I’m slightly addicted to rimworldgame.com. I suspect it’s also a decent training tool …

2017-11-24: @semanticist Down with this kind of thing!

2017-11-24: @bomberstudios @emanuelsa This is also a big part of why I don’t use Spotify :)

2017-11-23: Interesting Trump-Putin thread… t.co/GkFNE0E33…

2017-11-23: Interesting Trump-Putin thread… threadreaderapp.com/thread/93…

2017-11-23: @xiotex bargain: at that price, it would have been rude not to!

2017-11-22: RT @zoebernera_: I have very few followers but if any are(or know of)young musicians from the …

2017-11-22: Another cross-post test - apologies for the noise. Move along please.

2017-11-13: RT @aallan: I’ve been using an @OWLEnergy smart thermostat for 4 years. Just got an email to …

2017-11-13: RT @StornowayGusset: @IcelandFoods If you want something fishy, look no further than the dodgy …

2017-11-13: @lalalalbc @AndrewLSeidel most definitely - I’m part of the local secular society here

2017-11-04: Veggie breakfast, at Nice n Chilled…

2017-11-02: Unexpected cat in the bagging area.

2017-11-02: RT @MengTo: Powerful Start in Sketch: t.co/U02cUVArl… t.co/c5F7jGPlR…

2017-11-02: RT @chopeh: About the false velocity of “quick fixes”. t.co/91jauLyEJ…

2017-10-19: @adurdin I say that to myself regularly.

2017-10-06: Finally made it to a #macmacdev meetup. Only took me about six and a half years…

2017-10-05: @seanreilly @mrwalker @PossiblyAlan in the end we managed to bring @hamishmcneill @markuspiipari …

2017-09-09: RT @tablajedi: Pls Share 🙏🏽 @MrASingh @JamesSkellyBand @samdeane @UkuleleRocksUK @veejaysai …

2017-08-16: You know when XC says it built a file, and you waste hours looking for an error in the …

2017-08-11: @koenbok @pieteromvlee @Adobe Well played sir! Well played! :)

2017-08-10: @RichardBuckle I had a lucky run of a few years where it was pretty painless. I always just did it, …

2017-08-10: Jenkins: “There’s an update” me: updates Jenkins: “Oh, did I mention this one needs Java 8?” me: …

2017-07-28: Hi @OnPointUK, just to let you know, you just lost a sale :( £14.95 for delivery to Lewis, vs £2.95 …

2017-07-27: A long long time ago, back when dinosaurs roamed the earth… t.co/FB2zNlgGC…

2017-07-27: A long long time ago, back when dinosaurs roamed the earth…

2017-07-21: Returning to SY on the Harris Road, passed police, ambulance and fire engine heading out with lights …

2017-07-19: Interesting chart :) t.co/ch14gGAP9…

2017-07-12: I’ve definitely had worse days on the broadband front… t.co/4ioPPAJGG…

2017-07-12: I’ve definitely had worse days on the broadband front…

2017-07-12: Midnight, Hebridean style. t.co/ty8ItzqSc…

2017-07-12: Midnight, Hebridean style.

2017-07-09: Meh - plaster, who needs it? New plan for tracking down leaky bits of the outside, basically …

2017-07-07: @adurdin cool - no problem!

2017-07-07: RT @johncutlefish: no free lunch. exhibit 1017 ignore something & cracks will form #agile …

2017-07-02: @spencerpieters my all time favourite beer…

2017-07-01: There are a few reasons why water is getting into our house. Having a flipping great crack… …

2017-07-01: There are a few reasons why water is getting into our house. Having a flipping great crack running …

2017-07-01: Random obligatory home-cooked #foodporn t.co/n0TTgtuQt…

2017-07-01: Random obligatory home-cooked #foodporn

2017-07-01: Chicken in with the veggie stuff again at the Stornoway @tescofood #facepalm #notrocketscience @… …

2017-07-01: Chicken in with the veggie stuff again at the Stornoway @tescofood #facepalm #notrocketscience

2017-06-23: RT @PossiblyAlan: Codebase from 10 tomorrow, NSScotland folks ? I still haven’t arranged …

2017-06-20: Any of my Edinburgh developer pals who aren’t going to @nsscotland this weekend (why not!?), if you …

2017-06-16: That moment when you start to suspect that you’re talking to an on-hold-bot… t.co/7ZkL1tN7T…

2017-06-06: @sdarlington @RichardBuckle The upgradeability of previous generations was enough for me. I don’t …

2017-06-06: @sdarlington @RichardBuckle I am considering it yes, though mostly as a games machine first, …

2017-06-06: @PossiblyAlan My nearest authorised service person is a flight / ferry ride away. I am an extreme …

2017-06-06: @PossiblyAlan If it doesn’t involve nonsense like ungluing screens, I can do it myself.

2017-06-06: @justkwin Curses - it was careless of @PossiblyAlan not to have that one on his radar ;) Hope to …

2017-06-06: @al45tair At worst I would settle for a modular system where I had to buy the replacements / …

2017-06-06: @al45tair I hear what you’re saying. I have an iMac with a failed hard drive in it that I can’t …

2017-06-06: @sdarlington @RichardBuckle :) What angers me is that I have an iMac on my desk with a failed hard …

2017-06-06: @justkwin Are you coming to t.co/JU1rQG9zy… in a few weeks?

2017-06-06: @justkwin Will do! I’d like there to be another explanation, I really would :)

2017-06-06: I do not buy into that argument for RAM or hard drives. Or for aesthetics or manufacturing reasons. …

2017-06-06: I’m a long term Mac user (29 years), and to a large extent I buy into the control-the-hardware, …

2017-06-06: Time to call out Apple on the reasons behind the whole no-user-upgradeable-parts thing?

2017-06-06: In a nutshell, why the iMac Pro is dead in the water for me: t.co/w0C0SwRBr…

2017-06-06: @RichardBuckle Yeah. Sigh. Also: t.co/w0C0SwRBr…

2017-06-05: being able to run iPad apps natively on the Mac is becoming a vaguely sane proposition at this …

2017-06-05: Slowly… slowly… I feel the macOS iOS unification event coming closer…

2017-06-05: @jamesthomson which number are we up to? #justsayin

2017-06-05: RT @cstross: HOLY FUCK ….! (Okay, so I’m watching an Apple keynote that resembles a …

2017-06-05: Sorry, nodded off there for a minute… did anything happen? #sarcasm

2017-06-05: @PossiblyAlan different universe :(

2017-06-05: RT @tapbot_paul: iMac Pro looks great, now remove the screen add some PCI slots and stick it in a …

2017-06-05: RT @siegel: It’s lovely on paper but I don’t want a built-in display and non-serviceable …

2017-06-05: RT @isaiah: another stupidly expensive “pro” machine that isn’t upgradable. why do they keep doing …

2017-06-05: Please tell me the Pro has user swappable parts… Please…

2017-06-05: @Inferis ¯_(ツ)_/¯

2017-06-05: (to be fair, that’s @frontierdev’s fault, and not @apple’s)

2017-06-05: so I can run Elite: Dangerous so I can run Elite: Dangerous so I can run Elite: Dangerous …

2017-06-05: @jamesthomson :)

2017-06-05: @kylerichter I applaud your optimism :)

2017-06-05: I’m seeing snow…. wait… a cat… a snowy cat… on a mountain…

2017-06-05: The Mac? Hmm… it’s ringing a vague bell… wasn’t that a thing once?

2017-06-05: @dlpasco LOL

2017-06-05: Ok, I finally have a use for my Apple TV at least…

2017-06-05: @tmaes that went well then…

2017-06-05: @cstross almost…

2017-06-05: Have beer. Have popcorn. What are the #wwdc2017 bingo rules?

2017-06-05: RT @privacyint: We wrote a 101 guide to encryption for politicians t.co/R74Isl7dE… …

2017-06-05: @stu_pot2 I haven’t managed a trip out to St Kilda, but that’s also supposed to be good, if you like …

2017-06-05: @stu_pot2 Likewise the church in Rodel. Lewis has a rugged charm, but Harris is probably “prettier” …

2017-06-05: @stu_pot2 There are almost too many great beaches to mention on Lewis & Harris! The stones …

2017-06-05: @stu_pot2 I live in Stornoway. There are plenty of places worth visiting - it just depends a bit on …

2017-05-31: How the hell am I supposed to get any work done?

2017-05-31: UK power use surges as @github goes down and a nation’s programmers pop the kettle on for a brew…

2017-05-29: LH086 @postboxcollect t.co/btt011D2X…

2017-05-22: RT @danielctull: Register to vote now. It’s the only way to justifiably bitch and moan later. …

2017-05-15: Testing the t.co/BQ7DpiaP0… cross-posting. Nothing to see here, move along please.

2017-05-15: Testing the micro.blog cross-posting. Nothing to see here, move along please.

2017-05-15: The obligatory “hello world” post.

2017-05-09: @PossiblyAlan @bohemiancoding @sketchapp I’m already half-way through rewriting it in Dylan, but …

2017-05-09: @PossiblyAlan @bohemiancoding @sketchapp Happy Happy! Joy! Joy!

2017-05-09: RT @PossiblyAlan: Pretty over the moon to announce I’m joining @bohemiancoding to help work on …

2017-05-05: @iKenndac I must be holding it wrong ;)

2017-05-05: RT @Emacalister: Every single councillor in the Comhairle (Western Isles Council) is male. Shameful! …

2017-05-02: Is it just me, or is XCode 8.3.2 the new Xcode 4? Ok, maybe I’m exaggerating… slightly…

2017-04-28: RT @aallan: New #macOS #malware being distributed via a coordinated email phishing campaign, …

2017-04-28: RT @PossiblyAlan: NSScotland summer post-WWDC/hackfest/meetup/two-day-learn t.co/ovPc6fkCy…

2017-04-28: RT @mseltzermayr: It is my sad duty to inform you that “Strong and Stable Leadership” is …

2017-04-26: @PossiblyAlan It’s nice to have people fighting over giving you money :) Sure we can work it out. We …

2017-04-26: RT @PossiblyAlan: Booking Codebase Edinburgh for June 24/25. A post-WWDC, adhoc NSScotland get …

2017-04-26: @PossiblyAlan Yep, Bohemian can cover the other day.

2017-04-26: @PossiblyAlan I’m pretty we can cover the other day. Will check. Count me in for the weekend, anyway …

2017-04-24: @everythingabili What doesn’t kill you makes you conga?

2017-04-12: @sgaw @tonyarnold XCode 8 feels like a step back from XCode 7 in terms of reliability :( We’re not …

2017-04-07: That thing where you add a reaction to an emoticon in Slack, using the same emoticon, then you want …

2017-03-23: @demianturner maybe they also want me to sign up for AOL…

2017-03-23: @kylerichter “please write this password down on a sticky and attach it to your monitor”… #facepalm

2017-03-23: this is part of the default behaviour for the java installer on the Mac… Oracle really are pathetic… …

2017-03-07: @ivanandriollo ah, you make a good point… back to Slack then…

2017-03-07: In surprise news on the financial markets today, world productivity leapt 100% as Slack went a bit …

2017-03-02: RT @JohnFinnieHI: John has today written to the Environment Secretary regarding the slaughter of …

2017-02-28: this is the point where we find out which services are backed by S3…

2017-02-28: RT @JustPhilax: #aws #s3 t.co/jNQBEpEGB…

2017-02-28: @milessi @si_games @iamnotunusual damn I’m hungry now…

2017-02-27: @pilky I am Zeus, child of Cronus and Rhea, first amongst gods. And I still can’t get frikkin …

2017-02-27: @wordmercenary @wookiee Frontier: “See those mountains. It’ll take you a year to get there. Real …

2017-02-27: So Bruce Willis won best picture for that 80s sitcom? No, sorry, it was the Jeremy Irons film from …

2017-02-27: @possiblyalan @uliwitness @tarasis sorry… easy to be too literal in this post-truth, post-irony …

2017-02-27: RT @amendlocke: Charities appeal for more annoying bastards to hassle you in the street …

2017-02-27: @uliwitness @possiblyalan I was being facetious in my original reply to @tarasis, but if the …

2017-02-27: @uliwitness @possiblyalan see the original post from @tarasis - this was not a job interview…

2017-02-27: @tarasis oh sure, it would take me a while to remember that stuff. We don’t write our own container …

2017-02-27: @tarasis (in other news: America is fucked)

2017-02-27: @tarasis I know - a binary tree in this day and age! Surely a b-tree would make more sense…

2017-02-27: @possiblyalan ah, no worries. I kept an old G3 powerbook which is my last SCSI machine, but I may …

2017-02-27: @possiblyalan I had at least three at one point - intended to keep one but somehow seem to have …

2017-02-27: @possiblyalan I’d be interested if you happen to have one of these t.co/UE2Np8Csb…

2017-02-27: @possiblyalan so far what you’ve described is mostly the contents of my office…

2017-02-24: Democracy t.co/lqJCBfkF6…

2017-02-20: RT @misha_filippov: I asked librarian for a book about Pavlov’s dogs and Schrodinger’s …

2017-02-17: RT @cstross: That sense of despair when you realize you’re agreeing with Dick Cheney, George …

2017-02-17: Non trivial app development. Feature branches ftw. t.co/unublRxyA…

2017-02-16: @scottknaster @possiblyalan @invalidname (usually as the result of acquihires perhaps…?)

2017-02-16: @scottknaster @possiblyalan @invalidname I know there are a few dotted around, but I always had the …

2017-02-16: @uliwitness it’s ringing a bell but eluding me… (I even ran up some old systems in an emulator - …

2017-02-16: @possiblyalan @scottknaster @invalidname for a co with so much off-shore cash, they’ve got a hell of …

2017-02-16: @possiblyalan @scottknaster @invalidname crazy idea… maybe Apple should actually have some major …

2017-02-16: @possiblyalan @normsheeran what? eh? FAKE MAPS!

2017-02-16: @kevinhoctor @jamesthomson @jsnell enough already… I’m weeping at the memories ;)

2017-02-16: @erikaderstedt it will be very interesting to see Apple’s overseas attendance numbers for 2017 …

2017-02-16: @possiblyalan I like this suggestion!

2017-02-16: @ejknapp @jamesthomson don’t worry, the UK has a long and honourable tradition of taking in …

2017-02-16: Anyone in Europe planning an Alt WWDC event? For us crazy folks who don’t want to have to wipe our …

2017-02-16: @ivanandriollo @mindbrix sorry for being old ;)

2017-02-16: @mindbrix yeah, but it’s a chalk & cheese comparison really, and not just about the place. …

2017-02-16: @ivanandriollo @mindbrix 1988-2002.

2017-02-16: @mindbrix I first went in about 1993 (or 1994?) though, so it was a very different world. Circles of …

2017-02-16: @mindbrix the actual venue had some soul(ish), and people generally hung round a smaller set of …

2017-02-16: @jamesthomson yeah, totally agree. Unfortunately, it’s also bye bye USA, I won’t be visiting you …

2017-02-16: @mindbrix I much preferred it when it was in San Jose ;)

2017-02-14: @possiblyalan @kentbeck @adurdin @martinfowler probably best not to ask…

2017-02-11: RT @SwiftOnSecurity: If you watch a video of a tree falling in a forest and it doesn’t make a …

2017-02-11: Free idea for you @twitter. How about only mailing me about DMs if I haven’t picked them up within a …

2017-02-10: Test message to @wisecularism. Nothing to see here. Move along please.

2017-02-09: RT @PrivateEyeNews: Ian Hislop: “More people buy Private Eye than attended Trump’s inauguration. …

2017-02-09: @tories @cstross I think the logic must be to Take Back Sovereignty Over Terrorism™. …

2017-02-09: @marramgrass or, indeed, the Leader bit… other than that, he’s great.

2017-02-08: @benjamincousins move to the Hebrides and this will never be a problem again ;)

2017-02-07: @dippigu you could try this: t.co/nCDXb96bw…

2017-02-06: @al45tair @afneil (and that has it’s own set of challenges in a world where the EU has a very …

2017-02-06: @al45tair @afneil yeah, the settlement is generally a mess. I guess any formula is going to be …

2017-02-06: @afneil I’m one of them (English, actually, but living in the Hebrides). Very happy to pay more to …

2017-02-02: RT @tommyxtopher: Wow, @NancyPelosi straight up called Bannon a White Supremacist …

2017-02-02: RT @doctorow: Neil Gorsuch, Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, was founder of “Fascism …

2017-02-02: @ikenndac Time Machine is write-only - didn’t anyone tell you? You aren’t actually supposed to …

2017-02-02: @jamesthomson @jeffwatkins @mrssoup @tim_cook +1 to that

2017-02-02: @bomberstudios @possiblyalan @drewmccormack and by “take notes” I mostly mean doodle with my  …

2017-02-02: @bomberstudios @possiblyalan @drewmccormack ah to be fair, I do take notes on my iPad in non-virtual …

2017-02-02: @possiblyalan @drewmccormack yeah, was it ever one? I must have missed that boat. I have always used …

2017-02-02: RT @ThatBloke_Jesus: Ironically I chose this week to come back and now I can’t get through …

2017-01-30: RT @MartinRowson: This, again. Any MPs following me please retweet t.co/5LJPB16pz…

2017-01-30: @xiotex Winter it’s not cold, really, just wet & windy: nae bother. Summer: I refer the …

2017-01-30: @xiotex yeah. Still doing stuff on Sketch.

2017-01-30: @xiotex The Outer Hebrides. I kid you not.

2017-01-30: @xiotex code like the FLY? is that where the code is on the outside and the method names on the …

2017-01-30: @xiotex I keep telling myself the same thing. Then I check Twitter…

2017-01-30: RT @patrickharvie: To be clear, we’ll reject both those approaches. Minority gov’t can …

2017-01-30: RT @patrickharvie: Here we go again. Folk on Twitter telling me Greens must support the budget …

2017-01-30: RT @LGBTYS: LGBT? Age 13-25? Live in Scotland? Tell us what life’s like for you! …

2017-01-30: @al45tair @sdw @elonmusk (not, I hesitate to add, that I’m a fan of the actual content either - but …

2017-01-30: @al45tair @sdw @elonmusk plus the general air of total incompetence and lack of forethought and …

2017-01-30: @al45tair @sdw @elonmusk it’s the tone and the message it sends to the zealots enforcing it…

2017-01-30: @al45tair @sdw @elonmusk dare I say it (in this post truth world) but the detailed wording isn’t so …

2017-01-27: Really hope the new Apple campus actually is a spaceship. Pretty soon they’re going to need to …

2017-01-26: RT @sketchapp: We’re looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Tester to join our team …

2017-01-26: @spencerpieters @possiblyalan on the plus side, your unsubscription will get mysteriously …

2017-01-26: @possiblyalan I don’t have anything booked, but I know what you mean - seriously wonder if I’d even …

2017-01-26: @paulrabutcher I’ve seen a few people saying “you should try it before you defend it”… (I agree with …

2017-01-26: Everyone saying you should try being waterboarded before passing judgement: careful what you wish …

2017-01-25: Have a good one @jamesthomson!

2017-01-25: RT @softreeds: read this. read it again. read it again. read it again. read it again. read it again. …

2017-01-25: RT @kevinmarks: Back in 2008, before “fake news” was a meme, @aaronsw started a novel …

2017-01-23: That thing where you think you’re unlocking your computer and you actually type the password into …

2017-01-23: @semanticist I was about to reply something about :x and then I remembered: it’s not the 1970s …

2017-01-20: RT @GeorgeTakei: The peaceful transfer of power is a thing of beauty. One moment Barack Obama is …

2017-01-20: RT @Oatmeal: I made a useful guide. t.co/eNzYF6k0Q…

2017-01-20: Just had a really weird dream. I was watching a historical documentary about the Nuremberg rallies, …

2017-01-20: @invisiblepixels t.co/Z4LuvqK2J…

2017-01-20: @whakkee I shall have to make do…

2017-01-20: So much for the separation of church and state then.

2017-01-20: At this time on a Friday in the UK I’d generally be reaching for a beer… Has anyone got any …

2017-01-20: @samdeane (what it should say of course is “Sorry, you need to set the user agent to pretend to be …

2017-01-20: That’s what I love about the BBC - they’re so on it, when it comes to modern technology… #facepalm …

2017-01-20: RT @timbray: Two unit tests, no integration tests. t.co/RHWRvzsxn…

2017-01-20: @mindbrix that’s what I love about Agile - it cuts away all the crap :P

2017-01-20: RT @themikestern: Apple UI Design Resources for @sketchapp @Photoshop - Boom! t.co/agO2HBo7f… …

2017-01-20: RT @anlanntair: Hedwig. Madonna. Aliens. Mysteries, romance and… karaoke. Our programme for …

2017-01-20: RT @KatieMacL: .@anlanntair’s first LGBT History Month celebrations are next month! Check out …

2017-01-19: Correction: @giffgaff is pushing a credit card comparison tool at me now? Oh-oh. Still time to find …

2017-01-17: @coconino that’s got to smart…

2017-01-17: @adurdin got to do something to pass the time whilst waiting for the brexi-trump-o-pocalypse…

2017-01-16: @pilky there’s your main problem then ;) I do feel your pain though :)

2017-01-16: @pilky we also put all settings in xcconfig files, which makes life a little simpler.

2017-01-16: @pilky do you use Kaleidoscope. I find that it can sometimes to a better job of the merge than git …

2017-01-13: RT @ParkerMolloy: “Only ones who care about my tax returns are the reporters.” Retweet …

2017-01-12: This is a great post about code reviews in remote teams: t.co/ZbSp26bvt… (thanks to …

2017-01-11: @uliwitness same Deane, different shi… erm. Something like that anyway.

2017-01-11: @uliwitness by now it’s been touched by a lot of Deanes, most of who go under other aliases… and …

2017-01-11: Has it really been that long?! Time flies when you’re having fun. We need a bigger about window :o …

2017-01-10: RT @Rosieeatsjam: Saw my first Star War. It’s very cluttered isn’t it? Can’t help …

2017-01-09: Hmm. 10.12.2 seems to be embedding page thumbnails into generated PDFs. Anyone know if this is …

2017-01-03: Verifying myself: I am samdeane on Keybase.io. bFaOLOOjCEre1a7KccArGjOiMBS3xy0KBLjZ / …

2016-12-17: RT @jhpot: security tip: regularly change your birthplace and mother’s maiden name

2016-12-11: @mrwalker the moment has probably passed, tbh, but I haven’t got around to changing it back!

2016-12-11: @mrwalker t.co/cxuEVI0lt…

2016-12-11: @mrwalker was part of a campaign to fight against this: t.co/FgeRtKa4T…

2016-12-08: next thing I know it’s potentially uploading all the things to the web… not cool…

2016-12-08: Kite looks kinda interesting, but I’m a bit miffed at how easily Atom got it onto my machine with …

2016-12-07: @drewmccormack sounds like the story of my coding life ;)

2016-11-17: RT @drewmccormack: Nick Cave was always cool. t.co/LdhbTfm8p… /cc @mrwalker

2016-11-10: RT @OwenSmith_MP: It’s The Enlightenment that’s in jeopardy, not The Establishment …

2016-11-04: All I can say is that if there did turn out to be life after death, I really hope it has less …

2016-10-28: Loss of focus anyone? t.co/6Wep7wb5y…

2016-10-28: RT @EdConwaySky: Last night Apple quietly raised the UK prices of its computers to reflect the fall …

2016-10-27: @enorris t.co/m99fHJzA9… (Sketch!)

2016-10-27: RT @pieteromvlee: Gotta say it was cool to see a screenshot of Sketch in an Apple event :)

2016-10-27: RT @cjdowner: Get your apps ready for the Touch Bar on the new MacBook Pro. t.co/Vs5U3t21h… …

2016-10-27: So it’s not every day that the app you work on is featured as a screenshot in an Apple event. \o/ …

2016-10-26: I think someone should explain to Theresa May what an actor does. #baldrickgate

2016-10-26: RT @andrewtraviss: Give a man a game and he’ll play for a day. Teach a man to make games and …

2016-10-19: RT @alexrozanski: Football Manager 2017 to simulate consequences of Brexit t.co/trQjcw8hH… …

2016-10-19: t.co/vO0cs8pDY…

2016-10-07: damn right! t.co/qqR4dUyvL…

2016-09-30: Not the best plan @Tesco: putting gluten-free meat and fish into the vegetarian food section. …

2016-09-30: “The name is the thing, and the true name is the true thing.” — The Rule of Names Ursula K. Le Guin …

2016-09-30: Crazy idea : if I say “Show In Finder”, from an app, why not put the new window on a display that’s …

2016-09-28: YakHole: n. A yak-shaving rabbit hole. Falling down one of these will lose you days…

2016-09-07: Interesting paper on the implementation of ASAN: t.co/S9PTXqbxQ…

2016-09-06: EDI - AMS, en-route to Den Haag.

2016-09-05: Hmm… getting déja-vu… SYY, heading EDI-wards, en-route to AMS.

2016-08-17: @nsscotland (and I’m sure there are lots of others who would feel the same way)

2016-08-17: @nsscotland if you find yourself out of pocket because of things that were already booked for it, …

2016-08-17: RT @nsscotland: I’ve taken the sad decision to cancel NSScotland 2016 due to my wife’s …

2016-07-29: RT @FerretScot: MSP @JohnFinnieHI fears “some local authorities have a dangerously lax …

2016-07-29: @everythingabili “Get Onto Moi Land! (It’s a commune)”…

2016-07-29: @possiblyalan yes, got one of those letters from @RBSGroup a few days ago. Got an appointment with …

2016-07-29: @semanticist reminds me of someone who had a similar incident involving building insurance recently. …

2016-07-27: RT @AoDespair: I just watched Donald Trump ask Russia to hack a former Secretary of State and …

2016-07-21: RT @YourAnonNews: #FreeSpeech t.co/gwByCk2kU…

2016-06-29: RT @Byrosietweed: Here in Stornoway we’re celebrating all things Mexican! With …

2016-06-29: @neilq5 thanks - I’ve been worse :P

2016-06-26: RT @ViolettaCrisis: So the racism thing. I don’t think half of the country are racist. I fear …

2016-06-24: @neilq5 small world!

2016-06-20: Finally back home after fab time in SF catching up with old friends and meeting new ones at …

2016-06-19: @everythingabili SYY is similar. Unfortunately it only works in one direction…

2016-06-19: @British_Airways keep bumping people to the front of the queue because their flight times are …

2016-06-19: Horrendous queues for bag drop with @british_airways at T5. Something is broken with this system :(

2016-06-16: Thanks @bmf. That can’t have been an easy talk to write or give, but it was well done.

2016-06-16: Sod’s law: just as I am becoming acclimatised to Pacific time, I have to wake up at stupid-o-clock …

2016-06-15: Great kick off to today’s @AltConference - lots of sage advice from @jaimeejaimee :)

2016-06-14: RT @mikeash: If it ain’t broke, you’re not fixing it hard enough.

2016-06-14: Miracles do happen! t.co/yaJcEwAxA…

2016-06-14: @fraserspeirs @noobish1 more like saying they shouldn’t have been allowed to play unsupervised on …

2016-06-14: What I want to know is why don’t iOS, tvOS and watchOS get code names? I’m thinking maybe iOS …

2016-06-13: @bjhomer that’s what I thought too - but it looks like it. Maybe a bug in a recent version of the …

2016-06-13: @justchap hi, just establishing contact - I’m your neighbour-but-one at AltConf :)

2016-06-13: @bjhomer I found that I needed the headers to live in a Headers/ folder relative to the location of …

2016-06-13: thanks for the static library / module post @bjhomer - it helped…

2016-06-13: victory is mine… it’s a bit messy… seems like it’s looking for the headers to be in a Headers/ …

2016-06-13: RT @bmf: Take it from a 13-time veteran: Do not wear your badge outside. Do not wear your #WWDC …

2016-06-13: It can see the module map, but can’t find the umbrella header it references, even though it’s in the …

2016-06-13: Current status: trying to persuade Xcode to pick up a clang module built as a static library…

2016-06-13: @macdevnet I believe you!

2016-06-13: curse you @macdevnet with your recommendations that involve actually getting off our arses and …

2016-06-12: @jamztang @sketchapp @goodnotesapp bit hard to plan ahead at the moment, so just give us a shout …

2016-06-12: @jamztang @sketchapp @goodnotesapp Hi James, we’re probably all tied up during the obvious …

2016-06-12: @bilm though if one has to be confused with another Bill, he’s quite a good one to choose I would …

2016-06-12: @bilm and apologies for confusing you with the other Bill, who happened to be on my mind :)

2016-06-12: @bilm hi bil - give me a yell if you want to try to arrange that wishlist conversation :)

2016-06-12: Number of members of the @sketchapp team currently in San Francisco: six and holding…

2016-06-11: Number of members of the @sketchapp team currently in San Francisco: four and rising…

2016-06-11: @justkwin I wonder if we could persuade them… :)

2016-06-11: Number of members of the @sketchapp team currently in San Francisco: three and rising…

2016-06-11: @xiotex it could just mean you’re trapped in a stasis field. Is the clock advancing?

2016-06-10: @samdeane to answer my own question… the Chieftain is showing it.

2016-06-10: @mrwalker there’s one on the tv, not sure if it would charge anything. I have a little Anker box …

2016-06-10: @mrwalker hang on, let me check :)

2016-06-10: @whakkee I know a couple of people who fit that description… I can ask them.

2016-06-10: Anyone in SF for #WWDC planning on watching the opening game of Euro 16? Any good recommendations …

2016-06-10: I’d be happy to reciprocate with UK ones, but I’ll have to mail them to you as I’m not going …

2016-06-10: (oh, and no, I wasn’t including the iPad :) )

2016-06-10: I have converters of course, but it would make the next trip a bit lighter :)

2016-06-10: If anyone local to WWDC has a drawer full of any of these for US sockets, I’d happily take one off …

2016-06-10: Well Boeing Dreamliners seem to work, even though the wings do funny things :) Very civilised flight …

2016-06-09: @jamesthomson I like the idea of being a wild @samdeane…

2016-06-09: @jamesthomson I was wondering the same thing… any other dub-dub / alt-confers around?

2016-06-09: Watch out San Francisco, here I come. You’re currently colder than Glasgow, but I won’t hold it …

2016-06-08: @rsebbe @pieteromvlee @milend @drewmccormack I wouldn’t hold your breath on that one ;)

2016-06-08: RT @sketchapp: Interested in building Sketch Plugins? We welcome you to our Developer Site …

2016-06-08: RT @sketchapp: “Versioning, Licensing, and Sketch 4.0” Read our blog post …

2016-06-06: @paulfraserwebb bit of a brief visit I’m afraid - off to San Francisco on Thursday!

2016-06-06: Back at Stornoway airport again :) London-bound today…

2016-06-04: Lots of sirens in Stornoway. Anyone know what’s occurring (as Nessa might say…)

2016-06-02: I’ll be in SF from the 9th to 18th for @AltConference and the dub-dub fringe. Beers will be drunk…

2016-06-02: @jamesthomson take two…

2016-06-02: Delighted to discover that @billatk is talking at @AltConference! Hypercard is what got me into this …

2016-06-02: @jamesthomson ah - damn

2016-04-29: @xiotex most of the stuff they serve up in the bars here in Stornoway, on the other hand, is pish…

2016-04-29: @xiotex some pretty good microbreweries over there :)

2016-04-28: Bay Area friends… I’m going to be in SF from June 9th-18th. Beer must be drunk…

2016-04-20: @semanticist “Human! I command you to turn back!”. “Human! obey me or feel my wrath!”. “Human! … …

2016-04-13: RT @sketchapp: Sketch 3.7 update is now available for download Read more in our blog: …

2016-04-09: RT @FUKAIdesign: #sketchhackday at @preciousforever is the best proof for designers & …

2016-04-09: Full of positive energy after #sketcHHackday - saw some great hacks, but also a wonderful spirit of …

2016-04-08: Great day 1 at #sketcHHackday Props to @preciousforever and @numberfourag for a great event, and to …

2016-04-08: @rockitbaby [COScript setShouldKeepAround:true]; (I always have to look it up myself, for some …

2016-04-08: RT @sketchapp: Sketch Hackday at @preciousforever with our own @bomberstudios and @samdeane …

2016-04-07: Looking forward to some serious @sketchapp geekery tomorrow at #sketchhackday

2016-04-04: RT @JohnFinnieHI: They like their Greens in Stornoway - fun & a warm welcome for the @scotgp …

2016-03-30: RT @eileananuaine: Highlands & Islands candidate @JohnFinnieHI is visiting Stornoway this …

2016-03-30: Please help support Vote Green 2016, add a #Twibbon now! t.co/PMzamWZzi…

2016-03-30: RT @hamishmcneill: Come work with me on @sketchapp 😀 t.co/QYu9LKTbt… #QA #jobs

2016-03-21: Oopsy @githubstatus t.co/UwTztGDkq…

2016-03-21: Still? Really? (hastily switches back to alternative music streaming services…) …

2016-03-21: One person’s YAGNI is a another person’s “you didn’t really think this through, did you?”. …

2016-02-10: @smutchings ironically the only reason we’re using an older custom version of Sparkle is …

2016-01-27: Switched from @plusnet to @zeninternet and my connection speed doubled. Same physical line, same …

2016-01-22: RT @pieteromvlee: A book! Someone has written an actual physical book about designing in Sketch. …

2015-12-18: The @Flavourly idea is neat, but their scheduling is awful. The gift I got was a week late, and one …

2015-12-18: RT @a2: Hello, my name is Iñigo Montoya. You killed my father; I’d like to add you to my …

2015-12-17: it’s almost as if piling absolutely every piece of developer functionality into a single …

2015-12-17: Xcode appears to be up to 9.7Gb now. #whiskytangofoxtrot t.co/az8oDmjcx…

2015-12-10: RT @aral: A not-for-profit Library of Things needs a home in London. Can you help? …

2015-12-10: Handy post from @danielpunkass (from back in Feb). We have a similar setup for tests, and hit the …

2015-12-03: RT @andy_matuschak: Interesting. t.co/juDVAZrCZ…

2015-12-03: How I can tell that I’m living in the future: I can write the name of the “F♯ A♯ ∞” album …

2015-12-02: @hipchat @ssteckley thanks guys - seemed to be working ok by the time I finished for the day…

2015-12-02: @anoo @hipchat oh the irony… t.co/90LvPK8gU…

2015-12-02: are you having network problems @HipChat? Our team are seeing regular delivery warnings when sending …

2015-12-02: RT @TheGreenParty: “Have we learned nothing?” asks @ShahrarAli as debate on #Syria …

2015-12-01: RT @tapbot_paul: Will the last one who leaves the Mac App Store please turn off the lights? Oh crap …

2015-11-28: @rbs_help not yet… what’s with an online setup that you can’t apply for online, or …

2015-11-28: Can’t see my euros account balance at RBS online without bankline. Can’t signup for …

2015-11-28: Distinctly unimpressed so far with RBS’s business banking offerings.

2015-11-19: @andreaswah best plan, if so, is to drop a mail to mail@bohemiancoding.com, and we’ll …

2015-11-19: hi @andreaswah - are you still seeing the same behaviour with 3.4.2?

2015-11-19: @kentbeck I reckon TDD, pair-prog, etc are ways to filter people. I want to work with people who …

2015-11-19: @dlpasco The Dweeze. Nice present :)

2015-11-19: @sgaw the finances are different, but the lack of focus and tendency to ignore their own rules when …

2015-11-19: @sgaw I hate to say it, but having lived through the Spindler/Amelio years, I’m feeling a bit …

2015-11-19: @sgaw now they’re more like t.co/e9tSdsjhf…

2015-11-19: @sgaw they used to be a bit like… t.co/7R6yKpKtW…

2015-11-19: @sgaw oh yeah, I didn’t mean to imply that the front-line guys were a shambles… I guess …

2015-11-19: @sgaw yeah - I know what you mean… it would almost be flattering, and also imply that they …

2015-11-19: @sgaw maybe it’s personal… ;)

2015-11-18: RT @aral: “Secular extremist” weapons: • Strongly-worded article • Scientific Method • Logic …

2015-11-18: RT @frankieboyle: Let’s take a moment to think about what an amazing job Tony Blair did as …

2015-11-05: @bmf @madronalabs yeah, for sure. It’s also a lot easier to be a gardener if someone gives you …

2015-11-05: RT @madronalabs: “Rock-star developer?” No thanks. The truly great programmers I’ve known are …

2015-11-05: Good stuff. Wi-Fi was broken on Apple platforms long before Wi-Fi Assist t.co/Irhn9pi8T…

2015-11-03: @hipchat we’re mostly in Europe and so we’re kinda winding down for the day… it’s …

2015-11-03: @hipchat I’ll let you know

2015-11-03: Is everything well @HipChat - you seem to be dropping out quite a lot here, for quite a few of the …

2015-11-03: RT @eby: Cats aren’t as useless as everyone says. t.co/8Kb0BBAGC…

2015-10-30: @jiangnanandi If you could include the file with the report, that would be even better

2015-10-30: @jiangnanandi sorry to hear that - please send a report to mail@bohemiancoding.com, and we’ll …

2015-10-29: @ccgus I hear you…!

2015-10-29: @hockeyapp working here - thanks for the quick turnaround…

2015-10-29: @hockeyapp most excellent - thanks :)

2015-10-29: @hockeyapp I will if you follow me, that is :)

2015-10-29: @hockeyapp it’s a Mac app, and this is just clicking the links under Latest Files: Will DM you …

2015-10-29: @hockeyapp I saw the downtime notification, but this started this morning (or maybe last night)

2015-10-29: @hockeyapp - any idea why all our download links might suddenly be doing this? …

2015-10-27: @arepty @drewmccormack tell me about it - I still bear the scars…

2015-10-27: @drewmccormack I guess this is more like my version of cornerstone corner… t.co/WxAUJ11Mh…

2015-10-27: @drewmccormack oldskool corner… t.co/iQVIZ1U0n…

2015-10-26: See ya next week @opsGavin @mrwalker! #NSScotland

2015-10-26: See ya next time @mikeabdullah @justkwin @jamesthomson @hatfinch @opsGordon @iwasleeg @srbaker @bmf …

2015-10-26: Another fine #nsscotland done. Thanks as always to @PossiblyAlan & @paulanthonywils for …

2015-10-26: @adurdin definitely a good call - thank you for giving me the excuse to finally try it!

2015-10-25: RT @kateho: Fantastic reception for @GinsbergIO at #nsscotland. Loving the chat and getting people …

2015-10-25: RT @kateho: How to build trust as a manager within an engineering team from @mariagutierrez …

2015-10-25: Really fascinating #nsscotland talk by @kateho about @ginsbergio - what a great project

2015-10-25: @p373c you should have, yes - slacker!

2015-10-24: If you’re in the back of the room at #NSScotland chatting to your neighbour… we can hear you …

2015-10-24: @possiblyalan @amyruthworrall I’m having a flashback!

2015-10-24: @semanticist I can’t imagine anyone less deserving of this particular twitstorm than …

2015-10-23: @mrwalker @shandcycles @nsscotland how goes it? are you there yet?

2015-10-23: Performance Anti-Patterns t.co/jKqiUbKvQ… Excellent article on some mistakes to avoid…

2015-10-22: The gods of Flybe were smiling upon me - made it to Edinburgh for @nsscotland

2015-10-20: Not many sleeps left until @nsscotland - yay. Looking forward to catching up with everyone.

2015-10-20: RT @nwnk: python typing: if it looks like a duck, and it quacks like a duck, it had fucking better …

2015-10-07: @hsbc_uk_help I’m fine thanks, have what I need - the certificate stuff was more of a heads-up …

2015-10-05: @hsbc_uk_help this is via a third party SSL certificate checking tool (I picked at random) …

2015-10-05: @hsbc_uk_help not a page I’d ever visited before, so not cached…

2015-10-05: @hsbc_uk_help Version 9.0 (11601.1.56)

2015-10-05: Good job @hsbc_uk, inspires confidence… t.co/WKOYKpuB9…

2015-10-05: The Evolution of a Software Engineer… t.co/opPW9qGnL…

2015-10-02: @sdarlington something weird happening here - uploaded a build a day ago, still showing as …

2015-10-02: is Testflight testing still broken for iOS 9 apps, or am I being a dumbass?

2015-10-01: @hipchat can’t log on at all here…

2015-09-23: RT @sketchapp: We’d like to welcome @galyailiev to the @bohemiancoding team!

2015-09-22: @hipchat seems to be broken here… tried with a delay of a second or two

2015-09-22: did the latest Mac client break the s/search/replace functionality @HipChat?

2015-09-15: So… I’m in Madrid, and therefore it rains… Sorry Madrid!

2015-09-14: @emanuelsa @jelledelaender but I like Belgian beer ;)

2015-09-14: Sketch meet up time… t.co/XWxHCm8xa…

2015-09-14: Heading to Madrid for the annual Bohemian get-together-and-argue-about-which-bar-to-go-to… good …

2015-09-13: Find my phone plays sound through the selected AirPlay device. That helps how? #smalldetails

2015-09-13: RT @corbynjokes: What’s red, stuck in the 1980s and doesn’t want to be in Europe? …

2015-09-13: @joemtz_ yeah, but you usually have to hand craft the URL - easy, but a pain…

2015-09-12: Oh Apple. Why continue to treat us like idiots and insist that we download Xcode via the store? …

2015-09-11: Hells yeah: t.co/1PuGXFBrw… (via @iOSDevWeekly)

2015-09-11: Looking forward to NSScotland this year for my annual fix of chilli… erm I mean tech talks. See you …

2015-09-11: RT @PossiblyAlan: Conference and workshop tickets are still available for NSScotland in October! …

2015-09-11: @ikenndac I even had the wifi bricked on an original iPhone, by a system update! Perhaps I have a …

2015-09-11: @ikenndac I find Wifi to have been very unreliable on all my Apple devices for a long time.

2015-09-11: @ikenndac I think using them to extend a network may be where the problems start. Or perhaps …

2015-09-11: @ikenndac these days my rule of thumb is: Apple + Networking = Clusterfuck #yourmileagemayvary

2015-09-11: @ikenndac yeah, I think there may be some bugs in the airports. I have 5 on my network (serving …

2015-09-11: @ikenndac right… weird…

2015-09-11: @ikenndac maybe some QoS thing that’s incorrectly demanding all the bandwidth?

2015-09-11: @ikenndac I don’t think it’s just xcode

2015-09-11: @ikenndac I think that there’s something quite broken with the code that shares networking …

2015-09-03: @waffleio thx - all good now…

2015-09-03: Did you break something @waffleio? (or did I?) t.co/M96uUCxFK…

2015-09-02: RT @stewiemac67: People say there’s no loyalty in football. Try telling that to @chazaustin9 …

2015-08-31: @andrewabernathy here’s an old post where you complained about these posts… #aaaaaaagh!

2015-08-31: @ejknapp @politepix @tmaes actually surprisingly large - about 20k. And yes, my partner is the …

2015-08-31: … then I realised it was a machine that @pieteromvlee installed, and the country was the …

2015-08-31: I was just about to curse the app store app for randomly picking a different country…

2015-08-31: @politepix @tmaes :)

2015-08-31: @politepix @tmaes only slight problem is that in theory I’m already in that quiet place… the …

2015-08-31: @politepix @tmaes where do I sign up?

2015-08-31: So the Google music player needs Flash? #facepalm

2015-08-31: RT @sketchapp: September 14th we’ll hold a meetup at Google Campus Madrid, come join us” …

2015-08-31: RT @cjdowner: Hey Madrid, we’re having a Sketch meetup, come join us! – t.co/gFusRTu6E…

2015-08-31: @politepix ah, yeah, good point :) (how the hell did I forget to mention that??)

2015-08-31: @politepix just in case… t.co/fQeCNXlZ2…

2015-08-31: @politepix can recommend a great veggie place, but that may not meet your definition of …

2015-08-31: @tmaes you going to become a miner in the Kuiper belt? It’s a tough life, but the rewards are …

2015-08-30: @cassieldotcom I can only agree with @steipete - you need to install the latest xc beta and the cmd …

2015-08-30: @cassieldotcom I got there eventually, but boy was it painful; don’t really have the option of …

2015-08-30: @steipete @cassieldotcom sounds like it may be time to upgrade…

2015-08-30: Anyone running VMWare Fusion 7 on El Capitan (15A263e)? After all the hassle I’ve had with …

2015-08-30: RT @garybernhardt: What results from a machine deeply intertwined with an animal’s life …

2015-08-30: Dissonance: t.co/GpUL5lrGn…

2015-08-25: @usherette have followed you now so you can DM… I’m a London boy originally …

2015-08-25: @sgaw @opsgavin that’s what I’m doing (how the hell did you find out?)

2015-08-25: @usherette having said which, I’m pretty much committed (over-committed even), but I might be …

2015-08-25: @usherette I notice your profile includes Leòdhas - I’m actually a Mac/iOS dev with a …

2015-08-25: @zivcjs @willpragnell hah, was just about to ask the same thing…

2015-08-25: @sgaw @opsgavin hello all :)

2015-08-25: @sgaw will do… easy enough since @opsGavin is currently working with us ;)

2015-08-25: @schmerg sorry, just seen this… have retweeted. I know lots of game people, and lots of Scottish …

2015-08-25: RT @usherette: Looking for folks who make games in Scotland, for a crossplatform thing. Any …

2015-08-25: Hmm… github seems to be suffering a bit of an embuggerance…

2015-08-21: @iamnotunusual it all seemed pretty stable, right up until the point that b7 finished updating and I …

2015-08-21: @iamnotunusual think I’m screwed :( Data is safe, but I’ll have to do a clean install I …

2015-08-21: “Building boot caches on boot helper partition failed.” Grrrr….

2015-08-21: Just doing touch /System/Library/Extensions isn’t enough - looks like kextcache is repeatedly …

2015-08-21: Arg. Anyone know the correct incantation to rebuild the kernel cache on a different volume? Seems …

2015-08-20: Hmm. The beta 7 update of El Cap appears to have just bricked my iMac. Not a happy bunny.

2015-08-19: @ikenndac A whole shit load of bugs would get fixed when they actually saw them for the first time …

2015-08-19: @ikenndac I’d love to ship their team out to the Hebrides for a couple of months.

2015-08-19: @ikenndac sometimes Apple forget that not everyone lives in Cupertino and has a Gb connection :(

2015-08-19: @samdeane seems like I may have to work my way through every version… on my connection, …

2015-08-19: Something seems seriously broken with the developer beta distribution process for El Cap. App store …

2015-08-19: RT @TheWriteMunz: “Is it Friday yet, Pooh?” asked Piglet. “Not yet,” said …

2015-08-14: @abizern flying visit I’m afraid; was only in town for a day, now in Kenilworth!

2015-08-14: Reserved seat in coach A, which can be reached through one external door, or one door from B - both …

2015-08-14: You’ve got some seriously disinterested staff at your Euston station branch @CRitazza. …

2015-08-12: @bomberstudios or weapons… currently I’m thinking weapons…

2015-08-12: Ah, yes, the QuietZone. What a fantastic invention. Guaranteed to make you miss the quiet, as you …

2015-08-12: That point before you head off to the airport, when you #DownloadAllTheThings

2015-08-11: @richardbuckle the server is github in this case… some sort of webhook might work though…

2015-08-11: … they keep coming back. Anyone got a clever trick to figure out who is pushing them up again?

2015-08-11: Got some git tags that I’ve removed from the server, and we think everyone has removed them …

2015-08-11: @bomberstudios shhhh don’t tell anyone ;) I started trying it out when working on python …

2015-08-11: @bomberstudios or was that a dream I had? :)

2015-08-11: @bomberstudios VS Code is based on Atom though, no?

2015-08-11: @bomberstudios @lara_hogan especially when drowning in a sea of not-yet-complete tasks :)

2015-08-11: @bomberstudios @lara_hogan The serious point is a good one though - very easy to overlook what we do …

2015-08-11: @bomberstudios @lara_hogan I think I may already be celebrating too much, if judged by my bun …

2015-08-11: @bomberstudios I wonder if it can be made to work with VS Code too. Otherwise I might have to …

2015-08-11: @klausa_qwpx @kuba_suder thanks for pointing me at that link…

2015-08-11: @mrwalker @hipchat if only they had some sort of service for getting notifications to users… oh, …

2015-08-10: @kevinmarks sometimes I really wish I could just fast-forward by 10 years or so…

2015-08-10: @kevinmarks “Contributor is not yet available in your country.”

2015-08-10: @al45tair I’d always prefer to just micro-pay the content provider directly, but it seems like …

2015-08-10: @jamesthomson I am convinced that ultimately we have to move away from advertising as a mechanism …

2015-08-10: @iwasleeg thanks - I’ll add it to my list! :)

2015-08-10: It turns out that the entire universe runs on S3. Who knew?

2015-08-10: Imagine a system where I could agree to micro-pay the ad provider not to see the ads, with the same …

2015-08-10: @al45tair I would go further - I will continue to block ads until the internet finds a different …

2015-08-05: RT @opsGordon: If you’re into puzzles, please try our new iOS game, Creek. …

2015-07-29: Want to know what we’ve been working away on for the last few months? Here’s a beta of …

2015-07-24: Hmm - is the radio iPlayer broken?

2015-07-14: Oh, and starting to use Apple Music has screwed some of my metadata again. Just like using iTunes …

2015-07-14: This sort of thing is endemic in iTunes All three albums have their Album Artist set to …

2015-07-13: @ikenndac @jsn00k I’m fairly sure it’s not CPU with me… but for example if I have a …

2015-07-13: @ikenndac @jsn00k not quite sure if it’s happening on my computer (I assume so), or if …

2015-07-13: @ikenndac @jsn00k it seems like one process/connections saturates the link to the outside world

2015-07-13: I find increasingly that a process can hog all the bandwidth and cause other things to time out - …

2015-07-13: Is it me, or are modern versions of OS X a lot worse at sharing network bandwidth out amongst their …

2015-07-13: @henningwehn @ojmason or pop it into a museum for safe keeping, obviously…

2015-07-13: @henningwehn @ojmason if you go back a bit further, it was even British policy to sell off …

2015-07-13: RT @henningwehn: Why the outcry about the Greek state having to sell everything it owns to private …

2015-07-13: RT @emanuelsa: Personal site updated (twice in the same year, wow). t.co/p2IqDiAjr… More …

2015-07-12: Things that happened this weekend. 1. Updated iPad to iOS 9 beta. 2. My Airport Extremes started …

2015-07-08: That thing where your phone has a fingerprint scanner and your ipad doesn’t and you sit there …

2015-07-08: Is it me, or is @waffleio dying on its feet right now?

2015-07-08: Listened to a bit of Beats 1 last night, and didn’t totally hate it. I must be getting young…

2015-07-08: RT @HebCelt: #HebCelt20 app now available for download thanks as ever to @samdeane …

2015-07-07: @steipete every device at once though? it sounded like leaving one running could then seed things …

2015-07-07: @steipete I remember reading that the discoveryd problems were in part fixed by turning everything …

2015-07-07: @samdeane I can only imagine that it’s got something to do with having worked a bit on the …

2015-07-07: Weirdly, I have started getting recruitment mail for positions as an Economist. I know Greece are …

2015-06-30: @abizern @cocoadelica in the nicest possible way, obviously ;)

2015-06-30: @cocoadelica although my simpler answer to @abizern would probably involve referring him to these …

2015-06-30: @cocoadelica @abizern If you want to be pedantic, it should probably be pronounced “oh ess …

2015-06-30: “Plans are useless but planning is essential” – (Dwight D Eisenhower, US President, general …

2015-06-26: @uliwitness amen to that. If I can manage it for 24 years, the rest of you can do it for a couple of …

2015-06-24: RT @darrenrovell: Pretty much the greatest waffle maker of all time (H/T @MeredithFrost) …

2015-06-24: RT @koenbok: Sometimes I look at Sketch and can hardy believe what @pieteromvlee, @emanuelsa et al. …

2015-06-17: @al45tair sadly it seems like a pretty small market and a handful of different chipsets, so everyone …

2015-06-17: @al45tair and didn’t particularly feel like paying for another Draytek and rolling the dice as …

2015-06-17: @al45tair Just didn’t want to pay for unused features (eg another router when all I needed was …

2015-06-17: @al45tair cost isn’t really an issue if I’m paying for good performance and reliability.

2015-06-17: @al45tair do you use something pro, or are you just on a different platform (eg cable)?

2015-06-17: @al45tair ah, ha - totally misunderstood you there, but yeah, the hammer seems like hard work. At …

2015-06-17: @bomberstudios true. Also, when you have cats, it’s only a matter of time before everything …

2015-06-17: @al45tair got a model number - might not be too late to change my order…

2015-06-17: @sgaw it worked great for ages, so no worries. A shame that they’ve got a product which people …

2015-06-17: I’m kinda tending towards this approach to the Vigor 120 right now: t.co/3ROpGRlO1…

2015-06-17: Maybe I’m being unrealistic here, but I think I’ll vote with my feet and say bye bye to …

2015-06-17: To do anything else is to admit that you have a design problem and the failure rate is too high to …

2015-06-17: Seems to me that for any electrical item with no moving parts, a unit failing should pretty much …

2015-06-17: … this is due to the repair cost being just slightly lower than the cost of a new unit.”

2015-06-17: “Unfortunately for the V120 the service centre normally does not offer an out of warranty …

2015-06-17: @Inferis but what if Christmas didn’t come this year?

2015-06-17: @sgaw (a link would help): t.co/3qAtGYXIM…

2015-06-17: @sgaw and this is even cheaper!

2015-06-17: @sgaw for use as a bridged PPPoE modem, this looks ok and is less than half the price …

2015-06-17: @sgaw mine lasted a good few years, but switching it out for an old BT homehub has massively …

2015-06-17: @sgaw there’s a lot of stuff on the internet about how they work fine, then die / become flaky …

2015-06-16: any recommendations for alternatives to the @draytekUK Vigor 120? mine is a bit flaky - a bit of …

2015-06-16: @bomberstudios Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery ;)

2015-06-12: @iamnotunusual (I admit I might have made that bit up)

2015-06-12: @iamnotunusual it’s downloaded a session on Swift, and as a bonus it’s thrown in the …

2015-06-12: 222,019% done. Really? t.co/5zPj9OyAB…

2015-06-12: Oh dear, the #WWDC app is refusing to play some videos I’ve downloaded, and has also randomly …

2015-06-12: @chead @groue xcode’s comparison and blame regularly crash for me if I use them on submodules …

2015-06-12: @chead @groue especially if the act of committing it might change it, or if Xcode is going to …

2015-06-12: @chead @groue also, I’m in principle against the idea of committing that source of stuff to …

2015-06-12: @chead @groue multiple people do work on them, but I’ve never found I can rely on …

2015-06-11: @groue yeah, that was my instinct too, would be nice to see an explanation of it (and the older …

2015-06-11: @johnhaselden I like your style

2015-06-11: @stigbra transitionally exceptions have been used in a different way in Obj-C, for unexpected …

2015-06-11: I’m starting to wonder if throw/throws was a bad choice of terminology, given that it’s …

2015-06-10: The most positive thing about this (and last) WWDC, for me, is that Apple is investing in tools. I …

2015-06-10: (I may be some time)

2015-06-10: So… when you have this many projects, and warnings-as-errors on (of course), those new XC7 warnings …

2015-06-10: @tobestool “Mac” is. “MAC” however, is either a media access control …

2015-06-10: Amazingly, there are still support people in the world who think Apple make a thing called MAC …

2015-06-09: Anyone worked out yet whether the .xcscmblueprint file should be committed or .gitignored?

2015-06-09: @alblue @abizern seems to be available now - I managed to get it this afternoon

2015-06-08: Hmm.. Swift 2.0 book only available in the US iBooks store… which is a shame since non-US accounts …

2015-06-08: here we go - hurrah…

2015-06-08: @sgaw talk is late starting apparently

2015-06-08: @mickael @waltflanagan “shipping soon”…

2015-06-08: So, erm, what happened to the state of the union live stream? Is it late, or am I early?

2015-06-08: @aallan ditto - maybe it’s an american vs british thing :)

2015-06-08: @cstross I’m not holding my breath for the bus service on the Isle of Lewis… ;)

2015-06-08: @RemiV2 @romannurik @sketchapp not at the moment. I’ll write it up as a feature request though…

2015-06-08: Wish I was in SF, but since I’m not: what are the rules for the #WWDC keynote drinking game again?

2015-05-29: @schmerg meh - you’re so demanding…

2015-05-29: When I am benevolent dictator of the known universe(s?), I am going to abolish corners. That way, …

2015-05-27: @al45tair @blackjack75 brrrrrrr… bash script is bad but easy to slide into without noticing… php - …

2015-05-27: FIFA. Schadenfreude. That is all.

2015-05-27: Worth a few quid to keep our UK MPs honest? t.co/hRPNP4nBG…

2015-05-27: @sheffield_kevin s/think/thing/ !

2015-05-27: @al45tair I always intend to, but I need to get into a virtuous circle with it…

2015-05-27: @sheffield_kevin it is all of those things - the only think bigger is my inertia :(

2015-05-27: I’ve become worryingly proficient at bash scripting. I really want to use something cleaner, …

2015-05-26: @iwasleeg Time is the great fixer-of-bugs. Sadly, “This too shall pass” doesn’t …

2015-05-26: RT @marcuschown: “I’ve never known such a lying bastard government” - my wife, an …

2015-05-26: @yorktillyer @realworldstudio cloning machine finally working then?

2015-05-24: @__devbug currently not - integration with GitHub and Jenkins, but no bots

2015-05-24: @rob_rix great list. maybe I’m a purist, but it bothers me that we’re just replacing one set of …

2015-05-24: RT @rob_rix: My @Quora answer to Which features overcomplicate Swift? What should be removed? …

2015-05-22: @gitupapp will do :)

2015-05-22: Let’s see how @GitUpApp copes with the Sketch codebase… Biggest question for me is whether it …

2015-05-22: @benjamincousins yep - it was Campfire and now HipChat for us at Bohemian, but it’s the same. …

2015-05-22: @possiblyalan @gavinmontague I hear you. This looks good… t.co/hViklsAA2…

2015-05-21: @danluu a good contribution to the debate, but I don’t find it particularly compelling and I …

2015-05-21: @danluu good post, but you’re just making a series of subjective assertions that a MR lets you …

2015-05-20: Many thanks @ariane_burgess and @cloverfabio for making the trip over to Stornoway, and enthusing an …

2015-05-18: @cjdowner I’ve seen other people use it, yeah. There might be something gaelic too…

2015-05-18: Any other Stornowegians having broadband problems today?

2015-05-13: Some of my co-workers are having warnings of extreme high temperatures - meanwhile it’s …

2015-05-12: Clearing out all @github related cookies and caches seems to have got me back into @waffleio. …

2015-05-12: Weirdly, after a couple of weeks of no problems, I’m once again seeing authentication problems …

2015-05-06: @alexrozanski @ikenndac (seems to be back now)

2015-05-06: @alexrozanski @ikenndac I spend my days looking at GH issues and GH pull requests most of the time …

2015-05-06: @alexrozanski yeah… if it’s not just me, then there are probably a lot of people twiddling …

2015-05-06: @github I’m seeing a nice pink unicorn here… cc/ @githubstatus t.co/CO2SLHc6P…

2015-05-06: Did someone break @github?

2015-05-06: 3 Things Every Indie Business Owner Should Know - wise words from Dan t.co/g2EAQKAnX…

2015-05-06: I’m with Keith on this one. Sometimes it’s worth explicitly stating things, even if they …

2015-05-06: RT @chockenberry: Today was the straw that broke the camel’s back. t.co/PhIPsATgD… discoveryd …

2015-05-05: @PossiblyAlan I am a great fan of highly technical talks, but also of stories from the front line - …

2015-04-28: RT @berkun: We have lazy opinions. We project our simple biases onto complex realities. Then we …

2015-04-28: @basilshkara it does sound like it’s in the right ballpark :)

2015-04-28: @basilshkara I do have a fairly slow connection here quite often, but currently it’s working …

2015-04-28: @basilshkara hmm - could be that, but then everyone would be screaming presumably? I had this same …

2015-04-28: @semanticist I know the feeling…

2015-04-28: @thehubapp @kdaigle @github @waffleio and now it’s broken again - not that then I guess :(

2015-04-28: it may be a coincidence, but I’ve managed to get @thehubapp working again now after that, so …

2015-04-28: @kdaigle @github @waffleio @thehubapp didn’t have org restrictions enabled, but I’ve …

2015-04-28: @github @waffleio @thehubapp I think it must be a problem at my end, but I can’t quite fathom …

2015-04-28: Anyone seeing problems with authentication on apps that use the @github api? Both @waffleio and …

2015-04-28: @jsn00k @possiblyalan in this case it’s definitely something that’s going to need …

2015-04-28: @possiblyalan yeah, I don’t think it was particularly for that reason, but that’s a good …

2015-04-28: @possiblyalan (y)

2015-04-28: @possiblyalan yeah - all the fundamental arguments should apply across the board, but minor language …

2015-04-28: @possiblyalan some implementations of the service might need state, and they’ll then be forced …

2015-04-28: @possiblyalan my feeling is that an instance is preferable - using a class narrows down the design …

2015-04-28: @possiblyalan (to something that wants to use the service)

2015-04-28: @possiblyalan we could either pass in the class to use, or an instance of the class

2015-04-28: @possiblyalan to make it more concrete: the context here is implementing a service which can be …

2015-04-28: @possiblyalan yeah, I found that link too. It’s a bit Ruby-specific though.

2015-04-28: @possiblyalan but I think they have a habit of encouraging creation of implicit singletons (people …

2015-04-28: @possiblyalan I’m fine with them as truly stateless helper methods - eg convenience methods

2015-04-28: @possiblyalan I come from the point of view that class methods are to be avoided in most situations, …

2015-04-28: RT @anlanntair: Don’t forget the @ARTinaBUS is here @anlanntair with the @VADundee! …

2015-04-28: @tarasis @possiblyalan @al45tair a pint of baileys? Hardcore…

2015-04-28: @possiblyalan that pretty much sums up my view. I’m trying to find some authoritative …

2015-04-28: Having an argument: class vs instance methods, which to prefer given the choice. I know my view, but …

2015-04-27: RT @anlanntair: Local author Donald S Murray lends his support to the #Stornoway #CreativePlace bid. …

2015-04-25: @possiblyalan I’d like to make it clear that I’m ruling out any sort of coalition with …

2015-04-25: RT @anlanntair: @armstrongonline lends his support to the #stornoway #CreativePlace bid …

2015-04-25: RT @sketchapp: Sketch 3.3.1 is now available for download and is a recommended update for all users …

2015-04-25: RT @macguitar: This had been a reply, but I need to say it out loud: don’t use price as a way …

2015-04-22: So, we’re back to this again in Stornoway cc/ @plusnet t.co/bcdmfFgvP…

2015-04-22: RT @sketchapp: We are looking for an experienced Quality Assurance Tester to join us at …

2015-04-15: Katie Hopkins on the media show. Wow. #stupidpeopledontknowtheyrestupid

2015-04-14: @alexrozanski I do quite like their approach of using the help text as the source of truth… …

2015-04-14: @tobestool hah, to be fair, that doesn’t happen any more - and if it did, it’d re-open …

2015-04-14: @uliwitness @alexrozanski :)

2015-04-14: @alexrozanski I made something similar. Not in Swift. Probably not as mature either… …

2015-04-14: I launch iTunes. “new version - download?” I say yes. App store launches. I hit update …

2015-04-13: @drewmccormack yeah - I may have been overly optimistic. But you know - Apple & the cloud - …

2015-04-13: @drewmccormack mine is currently uploading 16,645 items. Much as it has been for the last four or …

2015-04-13: RT @anlanntair: An opportunity has arisen within an Lanntair for a new full time Programming …

2015-04-10: @seymourgroup thanks - we’re definitely not planning on hiring coders any time soon, but …

2015-04-10: @seymourgroup not currently, no, but feel free to send along your CV!

2015-04-09: @bomberstudios @brownorama another one to add to my list…

2015-04-09: RT @lucidmessages: Deadline for @HebCelt design contest for contemporary artwork is, yikes, …

2015-04-09: Anyone else having @TheHubApp constantly asking them to log in to Github again? Not sure if …

2015-04-09: RT @Dunringle: Gutted that no leaders from Return The Hebrides To Norway were invited to the Leader …

2015-04-08: RT @Williamgallus: Such a shame @scotgp aren’t here; the only party who don’t follow …

2015-04-08: Lifeboat is out, and the S&R helicopter sounds like it’s out too. Anyone know what’s up in …

2015-04-08: @ed_lea was there last year for wwdc - not sure about this year yet, but fingers crossed…

2015-04-08: @ed_lea yep, I was in interactive too - knew all of those guys!

2015-04-05: @ed_lea or maybe 97-98!

2015-04-05: @ed_lea hi Ed, I was at Abbey Road 98-99 I think… so long ago!!

2015-04-05: @ed_lea ah, no, sketchtool is Mac only, sorry!

2015-04-02: @cocoakevin I would send you a witty rejoinder, but I have no internet…

2015-04-02: Really looking forward to a couple of days off - think I need it!

2015-04-01: @srbaker we have Internet and everything (I get to use it on Tuesday’s)

2015-04-01: From a @whichuk survey - apparently North West Scotland and the Highlands & Islands don’t …

2015-04-01: @srbaker the Hebrides would suit you too…

2015-04-01: RT @anlanntair: Don’t miss your chance to watch the extrodinary, critically aclaimed film …

2015-04-01: RT @anlanntair: The most controversial film of the year - The Interview, is in the an Lanntair …

2015-03-30: In other news, according to Nick Clegg, the Lib Dems are anchors. I think that’s what he said, …

2015-03-30: So, parliament has been dissolved. They should build it out of something sturdier next time… …

2015-03-30: @al45tair our workflow revolves quite heavily around GH issues and PRs

2015-03-30: @al45tair hah. That is an entirely fair point. Though it’s not the git component that’s …

2015-03-30: GH is essential to the work I do every day. For those who use it, this is akin to someone disrupting …

2015-03-30: If this whole github DDoS thing is really state sponsored, it is proper cyber warfare.

2015-03-27: @pieteromvlee @drewmccormack you won’t be when the zombies hit…

2015-03-27: @drewmccormack @pieteromvlee den haag even…

2015-03-27: @drewmccormack uh oh, batten down the hatches @pieteromvlee - den hague next…

2015-03-27: @aallan if it was with Apple, I’d get off at the next stop, before the orbital laser …

2015-03-26: @camappsolutions awesome… hang on, that could actually happen, without the time machine bit… erm…

2015-03-26: @camappsolutions yeah, good point. I can totally imagine future me doing that - what a bastard!

2015-03-25: Hectic week. I guess I won’t encounter a time machine in my lifetime: if I had, I’d …

2015-03-24: Background task: setting up Linux on an old aluminium G4 laptop. #funtimes …

2015-03-23: Just seen, in a passing meme: “Her name was Yoda, A showgirl she was.”

2015-03-23: @al45tair :)

2015-03-23: Crucial command line invocation to start the week: t.co/fquDSGzM5…

2015-03-19: RT @ejknapp: @tmaes That’s great and succinct and will be shared with many.

2015-03-18: inspirational - thanks for a great #nsconf talk @savinola

2015-03-18: Really great #nsconf talk @Politepix - thanks.

2015-03-17: You’ll be pleased to hear that I’m drifting off to the sound of Drama @opsGordon …

2015-03-17: Were you thinking of Indukti @littleknown? I think I was…

2015-03-17: @ccMick sadly, it broke after a day. :(

2015-03-16: great talk @bilm and some helpful advice - thanks for sharing #nsconf

2015-03-15: Why would anyone ever think that this was the right way to do metadata for audio? #reallynothelpful …

2015-03-15: @yumyoko @arepty I think the #NSPlague is a whole special category on its own - once a year only…

2015-03-15: #nsconf ramada wifi clue… DHCP didn’t work for me, but… (pick your own random IP) …

2015-03-15: Back in good old lay-sester for another #nsconf.

2015-03-14: @drewmccormack (I can’t imagine what you mean)

2015-03-14: @drewmccormack :)

2015-03-14: @Yumyoko @arepty how is your #nsconfplague this year? Mine is quiet so far, but there’s more than …

2015-03-14: Southward bound. BHX then Kenilworth tonight, Leicester tomorrow afternoon. #nsconf awaits.

2015-03-14: @possiblyalan @sketchapp :) was it a good session in the end?

2015-03-11: RT @dwauctioneer: Lot of talk about 3 Muslim girls. No one mentions the 4 radicalised white …

2015-03-11: So, who are the next Apple, and where can I download their SDK?

2015-03-11: RT @mattgemmell: Reasons for abbreviated feeds: 1. Getting ad views. 2. Showing off your design. …

2015-03-10: @robbevan cheers. I am genuinely depressed by the implications of yesterday. $10k watches. Gold …

2015-03-10: likewise @sgaw!

2015-03-10: RT @anlanntair: The Sun is shinning & we’re open for business as usual today! Our …

2015-03-09: I’ve spent 20 years trying to counter the stereotype that Apple stuff is just for rich idiots. …

2015-03-09: RT @jbdunne: Latest smartwatch design t.co/5htadP9y1…

2015-03-09: (still)

2015-03-09: Way too many MacBook/Pro/Air models now.

2015-03-09: RT @nsconf: You have just 36 hours left to buy your tickets … t.co/iyQyCuSAm…

2015-03-09: @cocoakevin absolutely - in my case it’s 99% certain that it’s BT OpenReach who are at …

2015-03-09: RT @cne_siar: Cancellation of Evening Bus Services: Due to the forecasted high wind speeds the …

2015-03-09: @cocoakevin I’m not having a go at the person I spoke to - he probably just throught “oh …

2015-03-09: @cocoakevin yep - but it leaves me as a customer feeling helpless. I know there’s a fault, and …

2015-03-09: Oh dear. Always slightly depressing when the support guy who calls from @plusnet knows less about …

2015-03-06: Dave’o’clock already? Yikes…

2015-03-05: @alexisgallagher thanks for that :P

2015-03-05: @al45tair @em_rrrrr sounds highly plausible - that’ll teach me to check my facts before …

2015-03-05: Random play offered me the Yellow Shark concerto. I chose to twist. It then offered me some Ozrics. …

2015-03-05: @danielctull @issuesbug congrats!

2015-03-04: @uliwitness @jensayton @gparker git-blame says the person responsible was ngallagher…

2015-03-04: @uliwitness @jensayton @gparker I think you’ll find that double precision BOOLs were …

2015-03-04: Probably related to… t.co/Hq2VKrpbB…

2015-03-04: Anyone in the twittersphere seen a broadband problem where the line stays up, but downloads start …

2015-03-04: @plusnet totally accept that none of this is your fault personally btw… but if I don’t pass …

2015-03-04: @plusnet left a long comment on the issue explaining the problem!

2015-03-04: @plusnet have now waded through your system and reported a fault - my plusnet account name is the …

2015-03-04: @plusnet “Our supplier is responsible for the repair of your broadband, blah…”: yeah, …

2015-03-04: @plusnet your current reporting system will be masking you from a lot of reports because people who …

2015-03-04: @plusnet what’s the point of asking what the lights do when you don’t even know which …

2015-03-04: @plusnet plus they are written assuming I’m using your default equipment (I’m not): eg …

2015-03-04: @plusnet etc etc…

2015-03-04: @plusnet “Our records show that your connection has dropped at least twice a day over the last …

2015-03-04: @plusnet I have tested on multiple computers so it’s not the computer - no box for that

2015-03-04: @plusnet eg the line doesn’t drop - the line stays up but individual transactions fail - no …

2015-03-04: @plusnet not yet - it’s a horribly bureaucratic process, and doesn’t ask the right …

2015-03-04: @possiblyalan @reactionaryceo and there’s always been a danger of it skewing things. That …

2015-03-04: @possiblyalan @reactionaryceo Just pointing out that there’s always been a something of a …

2015-03-04: @possiblyalan @reactionaryceo yeah, I’d happy accept that the underlying driving forces are …

2015-03-04: @reactionaryceo @possiblyalan 1965 engineer: “I’m funded because: commies”. 2015 …

2015-03-04: @plusnet basically all downloads are stalling; normal equipment restarts don’t seem to have …

2015-03-04: @plusnet ping seems vaguely reasonable, but the speed of any download just slowly decays until it …

2015-03-04: Hey @plusnet - any reports of faults in the Stornoway area? Having major speed issues for a day now: …

2015-03-02: Ah, no, it’s back. Ignore me…

2015-03-02: Did github just fall over?

2015-03-02: I was wondering why @thehubapp kept telling me I had 50 notifications. This might explain it… …

2015-03-02: Trying to decide if it’s a good or bad sign that “fiddling around” after stopping …

2015-03-01: @britishgashelp just log in and give a reading :) it worked eventually - but then I got another …

2015-03-01: Oopsy. Nice to see that the @britishgas server is as reliable as always… t.co/jz2CjxAZl…

2015-02-12: @justkwin :)

2015-02-12: RT @sketchapp: News: Sketch 3.3 Beta is out!

2015-02-12: RT @unrealfred: Now, will I be lost if I haven’t seen the first 49 Shades of Grey movies?

2015-02-12: @bomberstudios I was wondering what that smell was… freshly cooked Sketch…

2015-02-10: @marramgrass I can think of a few people I’d like to see output that message ;)

2015-02-10: Anyone come across this delightful warning in XC6.3? ‘l_OBJCPROTOCOL$_NSObject’ is …

2015-02-10: @al45tair yeah, makes sense. I definitely feel Labour tend too much towards authoritarian (unless …

2015-02-10: @al45tair labour are portrayed as somewhere to the right of the BNP :) Not sure about that, but they …

2015-02-10: @al45tair I guess I’m somewhere on the line between Green and SDLP on that diagram. Why am I …

2015-02-10: Remembering Jordan Breeding t.co/3VwSfvDQv…

2015-02-09: So I’ve got 28 minutes of update still to download, but I’m not allowed to open Xcode …

2015-02-04: That’s a shame @nsconf, but I fully intend to help you go out with a bang…

2015-02-04: RT @nsconf: This year will be the last NSConference in it’s current form. Don’t miss your last …

2015-02-04: Nostalgia… t.co/n8qSu4cZy…

2015-02-02: @hipchat yep - Mac 3.2 (159)

2015-02-02: Are you having more server problems @HipChat? I’m having a lot of trouble maintaining a …

2015-01-31: @pauldarcey @plusnet used to be a lot better when I moved here in 2011. There’s a been a major …

2015-01-31: @pauldarcey @plusnet sadly, par for the course. Ping on the first hop - good day: 40ms, bad day: …

2015-01-31: Another day, another Stornoway broadband problem cc/@plusnet sigh t.co/MAKVkoBnM…

2015-01-31: “Either way, this sort of writing does not belong in technical documentation” totally …

2015-01-30: @justkwin something like that :)

2015-01-30: I’ve been sent so many emails by @flybe about special offers and sales, with such frequency, …

2015-01-30: Patience is a virtue…

2015-01-29: @tobestool @reefnet_alex you’re right I fear, it takes the scenic route…. …

2015-01-29: Ping between two fixed IPs, both @plusnet, both in Stornoway at different addresses. Not ideal… cc/ …

2015-01-28: Oh dear, what have the Beeb done to their news app?

2015-01-26: @pieteromvlee that’s… quite hot…

2015-01-26: @Politepix I’ll let you know, if I’m ever caught up on everything :P

2015-01-26: Counting the days until #nsconf - not too long to go now! Looking like a good line up this year. And …

2015-01-25: Hmmm… @british_airways Combine My Avios page has been broken for at least a week. Anyone would think …

2015-01-25: @politepix I recognise that description…

2015-01-25: @flybe haven’t got as far as a booking ref - attempting to book an ADS flight from Stornoway …

2015-01-25: Sometimes I really hate @flybe t.co/QsqnwslVQ…

2015-01-25: Uh-oh - ping from Stornoway to London back up past 400ms :( cc/ @plusnet t.co/dCXmgIrSp…

2015-01-23: @plusnet interesting! change actually happened last night - I went offline sometime after 21.00 I …

2015-01-23: Ah, yes, I think I can feel the treacle being poured once more into the broadband connection… it …

2015-01-23: @plusnet thanks AW - right now it’s working for me. Interested to know if it was just a line …

2015-01-23: @al45tair @schmerg uh-oh, that ping to the first hop is rising again - up to 120ms now…

2015-01-23: @schmerg probably best to keep that one to yourself… (bastard)

2015-01-23: @schmerg god help us all if it is connected and we’re still getting such a shit …

2015-01-23: @schmerg they’ve just laid new undersea fibre over to the mainland, but afaik it’s not …

2015-01-23: @schmerg There is a power cable via Skye, not sure if that also carries some data.

2015-01-23: @schmerg it’s hard to get definitive information on that. Some of it is microwave!

2015-01-23: @schmerg so it’s possible that the improvement I’m seeing is just because (for example) …

2015-01-23: @schmerg one of the fun things about being here is the population is so small, that a fault …

2015-01-23: @schmerg so the question is if any of my mates are also seeing an improvement

2015-01-23: @schmerg the profile would be unique to my line though right? I can certainly believe that’s …

2015-01-23: @al45tair that server (which is where t.co/3fk2pDqmE… resolves to) turns out to be in …

2015-01-23: @al45tair down to about 40ms. Long may it continue…

2015-01-23: After complaining to @plusnet about b/band speed in Stornoway last PM, it broke totally for a while, …

2015-01-22: (if you are with @plusnet, obviously - otherwise complain to @BTCare or whoever) Ask them to pass …

2015-01-22: Lewis folks - just had this from @plusnet about b/band problems: “We’ve not had much …

2015-01-22: @plusnet thanks. I fear that people have long since given up complaining, because they know that PN …

2015-01-22: Sadface @plusnet Performance in the Stornoway area has been horrible for weeks. Please pass on to …

2015-01-22: @hipchat still having trouble though - lots of “This message may not have been sent …

2015-01-22: @hipchat did you just reboot something? I got kicked out for a while - seem to be back now

2015-01-22: I wonder what the chances would be for all of us bringing a joint legal action against the ISPs for …

2015-01-22: Is it just me, or is @hipchat struggling a bit today?

2015-01-22: @cloudpurple problem is the ISPs just pass the buck to OpenReach, who we have no access to or …

2015-01-22: Current performance here… t.co/IhuvFdgIw…

2015-01-22: @cloudpurple I’m mystified by the lack of complaining compared to a while ago. It’s this bad even …

2015-01-21: @bomberstudios I hear you brother

2015-01-21: RT @derekkinsman: The company I work for — Teehan+Lax — is closing, the partners have accepted jobs …

2015-01-21: Is it just me, or has the evening broadband speed in Stornoway been consistently appalling for …

2015-01-21: Or if they’d actually need renaming… etc… (or whether renaming the framework would even work…)

2015-01-21: I know from experience that having the framework present is enough to be rejected, but wondering if …

2015-01-21: Thinking of using some of Sparkle’s classes, but not actually to do app update, and wondering …

2015-01-21: Anyone got any info on how much of Sparkle you need to have present to trigger a rejection in the …

2015-01-15: RT @minibego: This XKCD comic is, as you know, one of the best things ever written. …

2015-01-15: RT @FUKPnews: Sorry, this didn’t make the broadcast: @FUKPnews hereby pledges that we will …

2015-01-12: @pbur @jorbsd :( condolences

2015-01-12: I often think that a picture is worth a thousand nerds.

2015-01-12: Hi @realasa, if you have a word with @sketchapp, they’ll be able to help you. Cheers!

2015-01-11: @schmerg @markWarnerTV they have built up a huge legacy of technical debt with iTunes (amongst …

2015-01-07: RT @nsconf: We are thinking of doing a Swift training day on the day before @nsconf (The Sunday) …

2015-01-07: RT @iowahawkblog: #CharlieHebdo t.co/9Bx7fyym9…

2015-01-07: @codetreeapp thanks - want to DM me an email address and I’ll mail you…

2015-01-07: @pieteromvlee @pumpkin they have a crazy-short 7 day evaluation period though, which means I’m …

2015-01-07: @pieteromvlee @pumpkin I think the import finished eventually - planning on looking at it today when …

2015-01-07: Debate about method length here… I’d cite the rule of 30 as a decent guide… …

2015-01-06: @ikenndac I couldn’t possibly answer that question. Hypothetically though, I’d like to …

2015-01-06: Currently reading the HIE Creative Industries Strategy. I could simplify it to this: “Fix the …

2015-01-06: @codetreeapp no worries and thanks for the update - to be fair, I’m in the Outer Hebrides and …

2015-01-06: Hmmm… my attempt to test t.co/jfmBCsj1G… not going so well. It’s been doing this for …

2015-01-06: I think the CDC should consider imposing a quarantine on anyone coming out of Apple. They clearly …

2015-01-05: @possiblyalan @secboffin ah - cheers, I’ll tell him on the book of face instead…

2015-01-05: (your Geoff Wozniak link looks to be a bit wrong by the way @secboffin)

2015-01-05: I’m not quite there yet, but I have a lot of sympathy with this… t.co/W61jOnblr…

2014-12-20: Thoughts on Apple and Panorama t.co/2EllEsF9v…

2014-12-19: @jelledelaender I wouldn’t do such a thing…

2014-12-19: Damp cat. Two alternative destinations. Nice blanket for said cat. Pile of paperwork. …

2014-12-15: RT @Beathhigh: Ten of the Rebus short stories from A Good Hanging. #Gaelic t.co/akKSe8qew…

2014-12-15: @mattgemmell dammit Gemmell, how did you know?

2014-12-15: Finally gave in and borrow a Windows machine so that I could update my D-link powerline drivers. And …

2014-12-13: @tobestool I think v2 worked…

2014-12-13: @tobestool oops yeah - lets delete and try again… doh

2014-12-13: As a committed secularist, this is the main thing that bothers me about Jim Murphy: …

2014-12-12: RT @sketchapp: Apple now provides WatchKit resources and templates in the .Sketch format. Learn more …

2014-12-12: RT @cjdowner: Download the Apple Watch design resources and you may just find some @sketchapp files …

2014-12-12: RT @themikestern: We’ve posted updated Apple Watch templates and guides. And added @sketchapp …

2014-12-12: OH (in our chat room): “Hello, my name is Jenkins Montoya, you broke the build, prepare to …

2014-12-11: Once again I have Vigor 120 weirdness. HomeHub is working, Vigor+Airport not. Nothing has changed …

2014-12-11: @plusnet but I’m not expecting you to feel able to say that ;)

2014-12-11: @plusnet from the consumer perspective, in an area that isn’t unbundled (eg the Hebrides), OR …

2014-12-11: @plusnet yeah, the fact that it’s the same with other ISPs suggests that it’s mostly ORs …

2014-12-11: @plusnet currently you’re probably scaring a lot of customer away from even reporting it - the …

2014-12-11: @plusnet if you then get 100 reports in an area, it’s obvious it’s not the …

2014-12-11: @plusnet what you need to make it very easy to report a fault, then good tools to manage the data

2014-12-11: @plusnet thanks MA. I understand that lots of times it’s people’s equipment. I do know …

2014-12-11: @rjstelling @plusnet - yeah, it’s Open Reach who are behind most of it I expect, but …

2014-12-11: @plusnet that stuff could at least wait until an on-site visit was genuinely the only option left

2014-12-11: @plusnet And all this aggressive “you may be charged if it’s your equipment” stuff …

2014-12-11: Really infuriating how difficult broadband fault reporting is @plusnet. A simple automated line …

2014-12-11: @plusnet got any faults open in Stornoway? I’ve had no connection for over 24 hours. Big …

2014-12-10: Anyone had a problem where an old(ish) Kindle refuses to see wifi at all?

2014-12-07: Someone really needs to tackle the problem of regional publishing deals for music/film/books/etc. …

2014-12-07: @mindbrix couldn’t agree more!

2014-12-06: Got a new iPhone 6. Definitely too big, but rather lovely otherwise. Coming from a 4S, the jump in …

2014-12-05: @tenjinuk @sgaw sorry, yeah, I said Mavericks, but I meant Yosemite! #itsfriday

2014-12-05: Must be a general bug I think - HipChat, Bee and Twitter are all doing it. My 2nd monitor is to the …

2014-12-05: Is there a general bug in Mavericks where windows won’t restore to a 2nd monitor, or is it …

2014-12-04: @bomberstudios let me construct my concrete bunker first…

2014-12-04: Religious warfare breaks out amongst the Bohemian coders about the pros and cons of headerdoc …

2014-12-04: @schmerg quite a few folk have recommended synology to me - but they sure have a confusing range!

2014-12-04: @jamesthomson it’s on sale too - £35? bargain!

2014-12-04: Unrelated: VMWare or Parallels folks? To be used for OS X virtualisation (for testing), and …

2014-12-04: Blimey - I wish Synology had fewer models. Looking at the 4-bays, can’t decide which one to …

2014-12-03: @schmerg modern life is rubbish!

2014-12-03: @xiotex exercise has that effect on me too… dangerous stuff

2014-12-03: oops - didn’t mean to post two images there, but never mind…

2014-12-03: mind blowingly, what they mean is that you should either enter one or the other, but not both …

2014-12-03: Total fail for the @CooperativeFood “contact us” form. I put in my real email and phone …

2014-12-03: @ikenndac you can only “Hide…” from within the App Store app. Is there a more permanent …

2014-12-03: @ikenndac yeah, I think I tried that, but let me try again…

2014-12-03: @bluecrowbar the one I’ve got (which I downloaded myself) is build 6A2008a. Is the app store …

2014-12-03: @possiblyalan hah - I think that the cause may be my habit of keeping old copies of Xcode around; …

2014-12-03: @possiblyalan I did once set up OS X server with a local update cache… but life it too short and my …

2014-12-03: @possiblyalan that means updating every machine via a big download - which ain’t great on my …

2014-12-03: I really don’t want to have to download Xcode twice every time, because the store is too …

2014-12-03: @samdeane seriously, does anyone know how to teach the app store update mechanism to …

2014-12-03: Good old Software Update eh - completely unaware that I’ve already downloaded and installed …

2014-12-02: Est time on my MBP to copy file to iMac: 1hr+. Est time on my iMac to copy same file from MBP: …

2014-12-02: @semanticist 45 and none-of-the-above

2014-12-02: RT @pieteromvlee: First speaker announcements for next year now on the @nsconf website …

2014-12-02: RT @sketchapp: Sketch 3.2 is now available - t.co/A7B78piy9…

2014-11-30: RT @andrewducker: This is now my favourite pie chart ever. t.co/FMaPUWzYk…

2014-11-30: @bomberstudios yeah, maybe the time to buy VMWare has come…

2014-11-30: @bomberstudios well, I’ve tried the Windows firmware upgrade s/w under VirtualBox and it …

2014-11-30: I’m quite surprised that the Apple store carries the d-link powerline. If you need to update …

2014-11-30: @rickfillion damn, the 6 too? I have one coming - was hoping that would be better!

2014-11-30: Is it just me, or has iOS 8 destroyed battery life? I have an old 4S, and a pretty new iPad Air, and …

2014-11-28: Hmm - Mailbox and Evernote both seem to be forcing me to re-log in again. Should I be worried?

2014-11-27: (yes, I’m doing my accounts…)

2014-11-27: I do wonder about IT people sometimes. For example: bills from @bt_uk perfectly named to be …

2014-11-27: @mrwalker @apontious @edgecasesshow yeah, I had assumed it was something like that; sad, because …

2014-11-27: @pieteromvlee @appcode I still regret that Xcode decided to lump everything into one app too. But I …

2014-11-27: @pieteromvlee @appcode you’ve just been extolling the refactoring tools though - can’t …

2014-11-27: @pieteromvlee @alexrozanski @arepty @orta I’d rather not have to do this just to edit code… …

2014-11-27: @pieteromvlee @alexrozanski @arepty @orta oh you misunderstand - I am refactoring constantly, but I …

2014-11-27: @alexrozanski @arepty @orta @pieteromvlee £150 is quite steep for a tool that I just use for the …

2014-11-27: @arepty I’ve given AppCode a try at least three times… couldn’t learn to love it… or …

2014-11-27: and before anyone says it… blah blah AppCode blah blah native UI blah blah

2014-11-27: In other news: Xcode’s most basic refactoring tool (renaming a class or a method) still …

2014-11-27: @_funkyboy “Hello! You appear to be trying to sign something. Would you like me to fetch the …

2014-11-27: @johnhaselden that explains a lot… if I hold it behind my head so I can’t see it or use it, I …

2014-11-27: Oh, you were just doing some work were you… of course… why didn’t I guess…

2014-11-27: Thanks Xcode. What am I supposed to do now exactly? t.co/Mbzqh9jU3…

2014-11-27: Wow, update process for the @BBCiPlayer Downloads app on the Mac is spectacularly clumsy. …

2014-11-26: @strages33 @bohemiancoding the proper link should now download 1.2 too - thanks for letting us know …

2014-11-26: Anyone in Stornoway using PlusNet’s Pro add-on? I’m going to give it a try, but am …

2014-11-26: @strages33 @bohemiancoding there is a newer beta (1.3) at t.co/oG3rF4j21…

2014-11-25: @pilky yeah - ignore me… it is declared as an NSArray… I am a dufus :)

2014-11-25: @pilky ah, no, possibly I take that back… just realised that I had an interface that was out of sync …

2014-11-25: @pilky either that or I’ve found a compiler bug… :P

2014-11-25: @pilky (to clarify, I meant, the underlying object is an NSArray, but the literal behaves as if …

2014-11-25: @pilky it is an NSArray, but I think it behaves as an id - which means that it isn’t type …

2014-11-25: Hmm - is the type returned by the Obj-C array literal id? Never thought about it before, but I guess …

2014-11-22: It’s really shocking how buggy Apple’s apps are these days, particularly on iOS. Very …

2014-11-20: Anyone got any cat-herding jobs going? Being a developer is far too bad for my blood pressure ;)

2014-11-20: RT @nsscotland: Still working on getting a website up and running again, but tickets are available …

2014-11-19: Morven is like a gamer who has discovered the run button in GTA. She now seems to run everywhere - …

2014-11-18: @xiotex he noticed the biscuits more likely…

2014-11-18: @politepix he’s supposed to be warming the rug… sigh… that way I can at least type, though the …

2014-11-18: @politepix great minds etc*… (*and ours too)

2014-11-18: @politepix :)

2014-11-18: Challenging working conditions today. t.co/Sib7u0UHa…

2014-11-17: RT @xaprb: How far we’ve come. Truly astonishing. t.co/wqNo9ogMC…

2014-11-17: I seem to have been sent two memory sticks. From Switzerland. Which is nice, but… erm… I …

2014-11-17: Homeward bound!

2014-11-15: Interesting times. MS has always been rather hamstrung by having to favour their own platforms. No …

2014-11-12: Camden Council have now had scaffolding up outside my mum’s flat for nearly a year. Just …

2014-11-12: @robelkin honestly, the biggest problem with hiring good people… is that there aren’t enough …

2014-11-11: @ccgus the Sketch one is in the mail… ;)

2014-11-11: @ccgus yours today eh? Mine tomorrow. Small universe (or something). Have a good one.

2014-11-11: @sourcetree cool - yell if there’s anything you want me to try here

2014-11-11: @sourcetree just attached a few more crash reports to the issue for you

2014-11-11: @sourcetree I reported it as t.co/CNBxJms3c… over a month ago!

2014-11-10: @phaistonian I am still there because there’s nothing better at the moment… :)

2014-11-10: oh @sourcetree… t.co/kFeV4AENg…

2014-11-09: @everythingabili @leonpaternoster it clearly has taste…

2014-11-08: Serious water-from-the-sky incident here, just as I stepped out of the front door. 5 minute walk to …

2014-11-08: @jelledelaender haha - excellent. Probably because you made the mistake of checking in to the Hard …

2014-11-08: A somewhat blurry Bohemian selfie with @pieteromvlee t.co/DgVasLtkO…

2014-11-07: @pardel just spent a week in Amsterdam, where on the whole, stuff just seemed to work…

2014-11-07: The UK eh? It’s like a shitter version of the rest of the world…

2014-11-07: Mind bogglingly large queue for tickets at Gatwick. Welcome back, sucker…

2014-11-07: Had a great week in Amsterdam with the Bohemian team. Tired now though - want to go home, but next …

2014-11-07: I think it would be fair to say that the individual members of the Bohemian team want different …

2014-11-06: Not a bad view from the t.co/LAQzSYpgz… office… t.co/yM6yoOdNV…

2014-11-06: RT @jelledelaender: @samdeane and chocolate.. At t.co/RVDZOgr8Y… HQ //c @pieteromvlee …

2014-11-04: @dannygreg @maxvoltar nice one - have a fab time there (and a belated happy birthday)…

2014-11-04: Good time at the Amsterdam makers club tonight. Nice to finally put a face to the bug reports …

2014-11-04: They have a slightly interesting attitude at La Perla, but in the end, the pizza was worth the wait…

2014-11-04: RT @pieteromvlee: We’ll be heading to Makers Club tonight. Most of @bohemiancoding Will be coming …

2014-11-03: RT @Buehlmeister: t.co/PrtKJwmPP…

2014-11-03: @InvisiblePixels sorry, being a time traveller gets confusing. I forgot that global warming …

2014-11-03: Dreich day here in Inverness. Looking forward to the warm breeze and tropical sunshine of Amsterdam. …

2014-11-02: @neilfinlayson I wonder if anyone could persuade @dmilliband to run as leader of the Scottish Labour …

2014-11-02: C would regard the fact that she’s not having to listen to Marillion as a bonus for her too, …

2014-11-02: On the other hand, I’m drinking beer and listening to Marillion here in my hotel room, so …

2014-11-02: Made it to Inverness safely. Missing C and cats already.

2014-11-02: @cocoakevin yeah, I’m not great with boats or buses!

2014-11-02: @cocoakevin Stornoway-Ullapool then a bus. For various reasons the plane’s timing wasn’t …

2014-11-02: Heading to Amsterdam for a week hanging out with the Bohemian crew - yay! First stop Inverness, via …

2014-11-02: RT @biscuitahoy: I don’t know who did these, but they always make me laugh. …

2014-11-02: Martin Fowler: SacrificialArchitecture #fab t.co/5hh7LynLY…

2014-11-01: RT @chrisdeerin: Enjoying Jim Murphy’s campaign launch so far t.co/b719Tc15o…

2014-11-01: Apparently Morven is coming to Amsterdam with me. #fb t.co/2JNjTVcSw…

2014-11-01: People still use Microsoft stuff on a Mac? Who knew? t.co/LKHZ1oxEb…

2014-11-01: @Dative if he reads my Hubris post mind you, he might un-re-tweet it ;)

2014-10-31: @Dative @clattner_llvm yeah, that may well have something to do with it… :)

2014-10-31: Thanks for the mention in @iOSDevWeekly @daveverwer - that explains why my website is going into …

2014-10-31: Tried to say thanks for the excellent detail in response to bug. Made the mistake of a followup Q. …

2014-10-31: @jamesthomson @ctp t.co/lz723cSzU…

2014-10-31: @ctp @jamesthomson ooh, ooh, ooh… the computer is my friend…

2014-10-31: @pieteromvlee @bdc yeah, agreed

2014-10-31: @bdc the main problem is that Apple would have got a few very good developers (who could use any …

2014-10-31: @bdc the Javascript for Automation stuff in Yosemite was a step in that direction…

2014-10-31: RT @patrickwintour: On day BBC tell Greens they cannot join TV debates due to lack of increase in …

2014-10-30: @jamesthomson Phew - glad to hear it…

2014-10-30: @justkwin see also this image… I think search is totally broken on the developer site …

2014-10-30: @justkwin “apple crypto sample code” will get it, but “apple encryption sample …

2014-10-30: @justkwin that was just the ticket; quite badly named though - e.g: doesn’t show up in google …

2014-10-30: @phaistonian but I have a nasty feeling that sandbox rules would still apply

2014-10-30: @phaistonian I think we’ve got a fix for the sym linking bug (although it might not be in the …

2014-10-30: @justkwin thanks - will check it out!

2014-10-30: @ejknapp likewise, I really enjoyed our conversations! Hope you got back safely!

2014-10-29: Anyone know of a good sample project illustrating signing/encrypting on a server and …

2014-10-28: Had a great veggie meal at David Bann last night - highly recommended if you’re ever in …

2014-10-27: @CocoaKevin @PossiblyAlan sorry guys - already had plans tonight. I am back at the hotel now, so …

2014-10-27: Premature Pessimization and the like… t.co/NO0DhKISC…

2014-10-27: Hubris? t.co/Coo7RcEPx…

2014-10-27: So we had a conversation about pronunciation, and the idea of selling eggy tarts for hard currency, …

2014-10-27: In the unlikely event that anyone was wondering what the “not a lot of men” t-shirt was …

2014-10-27: Well that was fun. Props to @PossiblyAlan as always, for organising an effortlessly enjoyable and …

2014-10-27: I’m a bit late to the party, I admit, but it had to be done… t.co/d8sM651EK… …

2014-10-27: Code signing is flaky and unreliable t.co/Y47nISamC…

2014-10-26: The Point Of Optionals? t.co/QAmSY3Siw…

2014-10-26: No Single Swift Style? t.co/HPxUZj1nC…

2014-10-26: RT @marramgrass: This year’s #nsscotland was even better than last year’s. Thanks and congrats to …

2014-10-26: Any #nsscotland folk driving home tonight - see my previous tweet!

2014-10-26: “@AASORT: There are 6 flood warnings & 8 alerts in place in #Scotland. …

2014-10-26: RT @srbaker: At The Salisbury Arms across from the conference venue. Join us!

2014-10-26: Was it @CocoaKevin I was talking to about json & drawing commands? If so, you should …

2014-10-26: RT @CocoaKevin: Thank you @PossiblyAlan for the organizing and being curator for the talks. …

2014-10-26: “When you inherit from C, you get everything wrong by default” @srbaker at #nsscotland …

2014-10-26: Thoughts about Justin Williams on Glassboard: t.co/AMuSUr31N…

2014-10-26: Thoughts on Yosemite’s Look and Feel - Khoi Vinh t.co/gtnx848ho…

2014-10-25: another factoid: you can rename build phases by double clicking on them… took me ages to discover …

2014-10-25: @inferis @invisiblepixels I tend to do that sort of thing by defining my own vars, then referencing …

2014-10-25: @inferis @invisiblepixels or maybe that doesn’t work with #include, just with settings …

2014-10-25: @inferis @invisiblepixels - yes you can: $inherited is your friend…

2014-10-25: regarding @InvisiblePixels’s #nsscotland talk - another fun fact: xcconf files support …

2014-10-25: Early days, but so fair, out of Mailbox, Inbox and Unibox, mailbox is the winner for me…

2014-10-25: Is the @nsscotland room open before 10 today?

2014-10-25: Didn’t really rate my main at the Yak & Yeti, but the starter was nice (and pretty) …

2014-10-25: @secboffin @srbaker I am looking forward to there being another person who lives on a strange island …

2014-10-25: A fine pre-#nsscotland curry and chat with @ejknapp @mikeabdullah @abizern @Mark_Brindle and …

2014-10-24: @abizern that would work. You there now?

2014-10-24: Just arrived. I’m staying at the Salisbury Green. Anyone drinking/eating nearby- eg at the …

2014-10-24: @abizern just arrived - going to grab a quick shower then head out. Where are you guys?

2014-10-24: #nsscotland folk: Due to land in EDI at about 19.45 - yell if you happen to be landing at the same …

2014-10-24: Main thread seems to have called CABackingStoreGetFrontTexture(CABackingStore*) and is waiting for a …

2014-10-24: Anyone ever seen a deadlock in CA caused by CG::dasher::add_path_dash_segment getting stuck in what …

2014-10-24: @abizern @camappsolutions I’ve clearly let the side down here…

2014-10-24: hey @tillyblyth you’re on the radio :)

2014-10-24: @jamesthomson excellent - I’m fairly sure I owe you beer :)

2014-10-24: @camappsolutions sad face… @nsconf next year perhaps?

2014-10-24: @tevendale @rob_rix @possiblyalan it all makes sense now…

2014-10-24: @tevendale @rob_rix @possiblyalan erm

2014-10-24: Heading off to Dùn Èideann later for a couple of days of geeking out at @nsscotland. Can’t …

2014-10-24: RT @pieteromvlee: Heading for @nsscotland today. Did I mention we’re looking for devs to join us on …

2014-10-24: RT @Noobish1: The Sake of Argument t.co/orogrA0sC… t.co/ActzKBtha…

2014-10-24: @phil_nash @richardbuckle even Football Manager didn’t take 2 hours. Mind you, we had a bank …

2014-10-24: @pieteromvlee @richardbuckle @phil_nash you’re no fun :)

2014-10-24: @phil_nash @RichardBuckle I keep trying to tell @pieteromvlee that Sketch does not qualify as a big …

2014-10-23: @possiblyalan @broonie @semanticist basically me chipping in to this conversation only made it all …

2014-10-23: @possiblyalan @broonie @semanticist No, I’m with you on the prefs. I’m also only getting …

2014-10-23: @possiblyalan @broonie @semanticist to be fair, it doesn’t tick either “quiet” …

2014-10-23: @broonie @semanticist @possiblyalan @possiblyalan I’d better not mention BrewDog at this point …

2014-10-23: RT @paulmorrislrd: My @BTCare broadband wanted 12 hours to downloaded OS X Yosemite (5.16GB). …

2014-10-23: Any googlers out there feel like slinging me an invite to inbox? address to use would be samdeane at …

2014-10-23: @richardbuckle with the added bonus of a compiler as fast as (tries to think of a not very fast …

2014-10-23: @tobestool it is yeah - they now have a Mac desktop client in beta, which is what prompted me to try …

2014-10-23: @phaistonian I’m actually on very few lists (for that reason), but I still have a lot of …

2014-10-23: or @Mailbox, even - whatever the twitter handle is :P

2014-10-23: Trying out @mailboxapp on the Mac. Badly need to bring some sanity to my email…

2014-10-23: @arepty @Yumyoko congratulations - bring on the version number jokes…

2014-10-23: RT @stephenheppell: Happy Diwali everyone! Let’s hope that light really does triumph over …

2014-10-23: RT @Ihnatko: Just paid for dinner with an iPhone. not apple pay yes I traded my iPhone for soup and …

2014-10-23: @abizern it has been mooted - no solid plans as yet!

2014-10-22: Hmm. Mac twitter client won’t remember the window position if it’s on an external …

2014-10-21: D-link europe’s services portal - spectacularly bad stuff…

2014-10-21: I think I’ve just invented the phrase “laze-hate relationship” As in: “I use …

2014-10-21: @cocoakevin yeah, I made the mistake once, and now I’m sort of infected

2014-10-21: @cocoakevin twiddles thumbs t.co/ZAX2GHJwf…

2014-10-21: @cocoakevin I really hate how Xcode installation is pushed through the app store - especially when …

2014-10-21: @cocoakevin ah, fab - I thought of looking there, but rejected it as being TOO FECKING STUPID A …

2014-10-21: @phaistonian great minds think alike and all that… ;)

2014-10-21: @cocoakevin and I ended up with the store telling me I had XC6.1 (and being convinced about it), but …

2014-10-21: @cocoakevin ah, maybe you missed the earlier tweet this morning. There is no download link, only the …

2014-10-21: @cocoakevin that’s the next step. However, I live in the Outer Hebrides, and the estimated …

2014-10-21: And people say that Apple’s software quality is declining? Honestly, what on earth gives them …

2014-10-21: And I can’t run XC6.1 because the system got confused and thinks it’s installed when it …

2014-10-21: Meanwhile, unzipping a freshly zipped version of XC6.0.1, gives this when I run it: …

2014-10-21: Sorry, did I fall asleep and wake up in 1992 or something? t.co/OM1t9A9RW…

2014-10-21: @sdarlington story of my life…

2014-10-21: Hmm - Yosemite told me to update to XCode 6.1, then downloaded 6.0.1. It is now convinced it’s …

2014-10-18: @Inferis Swift?

2014-10-16: RT @JonCG: I got drunk once and read a John Grisham novel

2014-10-14: That Jon Spencer Blues Explosion scream at the start of Skunk… gets me every time. #heartracing #fb

2014-10-14: BBEdit leaving the Mac App Store t.co/oAIbVr5Kj…

2014-10-13: Back from holiday and raring to go. A little bit tired though - I wonder if @pieteromvlee could …

2014-10-05: truly awful broadband speeds in the western isles in the last few days :( multiple people on both …

2014-10-03: @willpragnell bummer :(

2014-10-03: @timur_carpeev @sourcetree they have more of a chicken-egg problem there :)

2014-10-02: @timur_carpeev @sourcetree All the bugs are fixed, I just can’t commit them ;)

2014-10-02: @sourcetree aha - the Graph column doesn’t auto-size. Consider this a feature request ;)

2014-10-02: I seem to have some ghostly commits in @sourcetree which have no blobs. What’s that all about? …

2014-10-02: RT @semanticist: Discounted Ice Hockey tickets in Edinburgh! t.co/pFPHRtKYw… Might be of …

2014-10-02: @sourcetree filed that crash as SRCTREE-2710, fwiw

2014-10-02: Fucking hell this is getting on my nerves @sourcetree. That’s 2.0.1. Happy to send a crash …

2014-10-01: Code signing and sandboxing. It’s not just the gift that keeps on giving any more. It’s …

2014-09-29: @BBCiPlayer something weird going on with Strictly? 2nd part of week 1 was available, and now …

2014-09-29: RT @sketchapp: Sketch 3.1 update is now available on the Mac App Store for download, it’s a …

2014-09-29: @gittower @pichfl sure - will try to summarise

2014-09-29: @pichfl my impression is actually that most people I know are using @gittower! it’s missing …

2014-09-29: @pichfl @gittower I have tried @gittower on about four different occasions now (including the …

2014-09-29: @jelledelaender send it along… :P

2014-09-29: It seems that @sourcetree has reverted to its crashtastic worst in the last few weeks :(

2014-09-28: Electrician due tomorrow to replace our consumer unit (that’s a fuse box to you and me). I …

2014-09-27: If you’re going to have a power cut, Saturday afternoon probably isn’t the best time. …

2014-09-25: Flying home. Just think, when I left last Thursday there was still hope in the air.

2014-09-25: Self service checkin? Ok. Baggage drop? If I must. I’m drawing the line at self-service …

2014-09-24: @cjdowner think Hotel California… I still don’t actually have the code - they said …

2014-09-24: Wow - Sky broadband really are nasty - I virtually had to threaten someone with oftel before they …

2014-09-23: @samdeane at which point they temporarily co-operated, then broke the connection

2014-09-23: Trying to obtain a MAC code for my mum to escape from Sky. The advisor gave me a massive runaround, …

2014-09-19: @semanticist I think we have other options. Anyway, burning shit doesn’t work in the Hebrides. …

2014-09-19: @semanticist I would rather see one or more new progressive voices. For me it’s the Scottish …

2014-09-19: @semanticist I don’t think that will work. Old Labour are as much part of the problem in their …

2014-09-19: No doubt I will blog at some point, but for now, this (from @mr_urf) expresses my feelings very …

2014-09-19: RT @mr_urf: I wrote the cathartic blog post first ;) t.co/WA1thm4SL…

2014-09-18: @thecocoanaut good call…

2014-09-18: Very tempted to connect to the Apple TV on the Glasgow free wifi network right now, just to see… The …

2014-09-18: @possiblyalan was thinking similar thoughts the other day :(

2014-09-18: RT @PossiblyAlan: I’m really missing Iain Banks today. He’d have loved this.

2014-09-18: RT @frankieboyle: I’m in a minority but I think the ugly side of politics is not when people …

2014-09-18: @jamesthomson :)

2014-09-18: @jamesthomson now working fine- normal alert with no sandbox stuff

2014-09-18: @jamesthomson yeah, figured that was what you’d need me to try… not showing the same issue

2014-09-18: @jamesthomson tried the premium upgrade - I’m getting the Sign In alert, but without the …

2014-09-18: @jamesthomson downloaded it - yell if there’s something you want me to try with it

2014-09-18: @jamesthomson I was wrong - didn’t have it on the phone - downloading now; again, didn’t …

2014-09-18: @jamesthomson ah, right - think I already have it on there possibly, let me see

2014-09-18: @jamesthomson got to sign off for a bit here but let me know if there’s anything else I can …

2014-09-18: @jamesthomson ah - i had to agree to new terms when I downloaded pcalc lite - am now downloading …

2014-09-18: @jamesthomson just download pcalc lite, but nothing since, I can try something though; what am I …

2014-09-18: @jamesthomson on the gm of ios 8, on a 4S

2014-09-18: @jamesthomson I got an alert with [Environment: Sandbox] in it I’m afraid

2014-09-15: @pilky @al45tair I’m all in favour of an English parliament. I’d house it in Tintagel, …

2014-09-15: @al45tair @pilky well it sidesteps the currency/defence/foreign policy issues quite neatly…

2014-09-15: @pilky @al45tair the votes on regional assemblies a while back beg to differ

2014-09-15: @pilky @al45tair I (like many I suspect) would have voted for devo-max if it had been on the ballot. …

2014-09-14: @pauldarcey @pieteromvlee thanks both!

2014-09-14: @possiblyalan I’m not sure, but I think maybe we should have a referendum to decide.

2014-09-14: @mindbrix that must be it

2014-09-14: @mindbrix it was a long time ago? what the fuck happened to the summer?

2014-09-14: Hope and Fear, Fear and Hope t.co/b4eyN4F5x… #indyref

2014-09-12: Unfortunately, after 25 years I also get the “Bloody hell I need the weekend” feeling… …

2014-09-12: @richardjapenga I work from home, so it’s even simpler than that…

2014-09-12: After 25 years of doing this, I still sometimes get that “Oh no, is it Friday? Do I have to …

2014-09-12: @al45tair I wonder if xcode has been getting confused for all these years and (sometimes) thinking …

2014-09-12: @al45tair yeah - turned out that there was an ancient .svn folder which predated my involvement!

2014-09-12: This might make some sense if we were using Subversion… #wtfxcode? t.co/iIy7bpJW6…

2014-09-11: @bomberstudios mostly? :P when do I get to the bit where the struggle takes a break?

2014-09-11: RT @cjdowner: How do you guys usually design? At 1x or 2x? Will you design for the 6 Plus at its 3x …

2014-09-11: @steipete @sketchapp yeah - been there before, but it was worth a try :)

2014-09-11: (individuals only please for that @sketchapp development post - no outsourcing companies)

2014-09-11: Want to work on @sketchapp? We’re looking for an experienced Cocoa dev (ideally in Europe). …

2014-09-10: Mail.app seems to think that I have 71797 new messages. On the face of it, this does not seem good.

2014-09-10: @steipete yeah, I just found a post of yours on SO… I will have a word here - might be in touch :)

2014-09-10: @steipete fun fun fun Think I may have to parse ToUnicode entries, which looks messy

2014-09-10: @dippigu we were having trouble uploading from xcode - finally managed to do it with the loader app. …

2014-09-10: This could not be described as a useful error message: t.co/WBHL1C9S9…

2014-09-10: The new iTC seems to have fairly substantially broken the app submission process. This is not …

2014-09-10: RT @Oatmeal: “Hey bro, you got the time?” “Yeah, it’s … hang on. Just …

2014-09-10: Hello PDF spec document. I’ve missed you so much. #not #fb

2014-09-10: I really don’t get the big phone thing. Might buy a 5S now… although it’s a bit larger …

2014-09-09: The live stream has now crashed my phone, ipad and mac multiple times. I give up.

2014-09-09: Pay - coming to the Outer Hebrides in 2112…

2014-09-09: @xiotex what could possibly go wrong?

2014-09-09: @s1mn just what I was thinking…

2014-09-09: @camappsolutions :)

2014-09-09: RT @pietbrauer: Our thinnest most lightweight streaming server yet #AppleLive

2014-09-09: Maybe we should hold fire new hardware for a bit, and - you know - sort out video streaming and …

2014-09-09: RT @lexfri: Worst livestream ever? (Yes.)

2014-09-09: So I’m fairly sure we’re not supposed to be looking at the TV truck schedule…

2014-09-09: @uliwitness @abizern :)

2014-09-09: @abizern I have a word for people who have character length restrictions for commit messages. …

2014-09-09: @jamesthomson and I’m pretty sure that I’ve not seen Eddie Cue and Alex Salmond in the …

2014-09-09: @jamesthomson all the clues are there if you look for them… I’ve never known anywhere with so …

2014-09-09: @littleknown @jamesthomson they might call it iLand - that would really confuse the guys from Eire…

2014-09-09: I should probably get out more…

2014-09-09: I am particularly proud of the following commit message: Refactored my refactoring to factor in the …

2014-09-09: Only one hour to go before Apple announce that they’ve bought Scotland…

2014-09-09: Gah - @sourcetree seems to be back to its crashy ways :(

2014-09-03: @hoserama99 yeah, I know what you mean. b1-b5 were pretty good for me, b6 less so… fingers crossed …

2014-09-02: @ejknapp I have a ticket for NSScotland yeah :)

2014-09-02: I baint been modifying no headers nohow Xcode. No siree. t.co/MATjtQZnq…

2014-09-02: @ejknapp ah - we’ll let them off then ;)

2014-09-02: Aren’t we overdue for another Xcode?

2014-09-01: Specifically, scripting Application Loader - which on a brief examinations appears not to be very …

2014-09-01: Hey developer-types - anyone got any good references for scripting mac app submission via the …

2014-08-29: Brains are weird. Mine just fleetingly told me I’d lost my watch. I haven’t worn a watch …

2014-08-28: @jamesthomson yeah! got a problem with one of the quicklook plugins now :) the other is ok though, …

2014-08-28: I tentatively think I’ve fixed the issue I was having. More details on the dev forums: …

2014-08-28: @al45tair yeah, me too :( XC6b6 actually has a much improved summary when you validate - but I …

2014-08-28: @al45tair I have a horrible feeling it will turn out to be something stupid I’m doing, but it …

2014-08-28: @al45tair yeah, I’ll give it tonight to see if the US has any answers, then open a DTS …

2014-08-28: @al45tair which sounded like a bad idea…

2014-08-28: @al45tair possibly I should try using the app’s profile for everything, but that requires …

2014-08-28: @al45tair but the xpc process is signed with a different app ID, which doesn’t enable iCloud …

2014-08-28: @al45tair yeah - the main distribution profile for the app is using an app id which enables iCloud

2014-08-28: @jacobgorban Xcode’s reporting of problems is distinctly patchy, which is most of my problem I …

2014-08-28: @jacobgorban I honestly believe that I have a clear model of how it (should) all work. It is a …

2014-08-28: @jacobgorban yeah, I think I tried that at one point, but I should try it again. Its getting to that …

2014-08-28: @al45tair but validation passes fine when that it the case (as long as the xpc process is missing)

2014-08-28: @al45tair yeah, that last line is referring to the fact that the app and a quicklook plugin both …

2014-08-28: (developer id required for that last link by the way)

2014-08-28: Any of you Mac devs out there who can help with this, I will owe you much beer: …

2014-08-28: @jamesthomson @mrwalker still no joy, sadly :( t.co/2VaumozAH…

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson @mrwalker will let you know if I can get the damn thing to work!

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson @mrwalker I feel your pain - we thought we were ready to submit on Monday… :) thanks a …

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson @mrwalker oh what fun

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson @mrwalker so it sounds like I will need two pre-built versions, one to use for …

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson @mrwalker (because its role is to perform migration of legacy documents, which …

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson @mrwalker I’ll give that a go. It’s complicated by the fact that the xpc …

2014-08-27: @mrwalker @jamesthomson gotta love signing and sandboxing…

2014-08-27: @mrwalker @jamesthomson but I guess that might screw up the embedded entitlements

2014-08-27: @mrwalker @jamesthomson I think I signed it with the development profile and hoped that it would get …

2014-08-27: @mrwalker @jamesthomson a separate distribution profile perhaps?

2014-08-27: @mrwalker @jamesthomson yeah, the xpc process has a different set of entitlements, and doesn’t …

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson so it’s pretty definitely a problem with them - and Xcode is a pile of shit for …

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson aha! removing the embedded things from the app bundle causes it to pass validation

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson in which case the error I’m getting back from xcode is extremely misleading

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson it does, yeah. I’m wondering though if the problem is that the embedded xpc …

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson yeah, I’ve done that, and they’re showing as valid again in the portal, …

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson combined with the invalid profiles

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson one of those classic combinations of bad/confusing errors from xcode leaving us not …

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson no, but we’ve possibly got another issue - added a sandboxed xpc process, and …

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson we’ve regenerated them, but now can’t validate

2014-08-27: @jamesthomson what was the fix for that? we seem to have a problem here with all our profiles being …

2014-08-27: @rsebbe yeah, we don’t use the xcode ones, but we have some explicit profiles for dev and …

2014-08-27: @mrwalker hmm, thanks for the link. could be that, although I never use the sync button, and I think …

2014-08-27: only all our profiles are showing as invalid, and if we regenerate them, a couple of minutes later …

2014-08-27: anyone know if Apple’s provisioning servers are working ok?

2014-08-27: RT @paulfinney1969: I find it hilarious that man utd lost but I will always have a lack of respect …

2014-08-25: @davidkmckinney :

2014-08-25: @davidkmckinney glad you like it - although the XPC that it currently causing me pain is related…!

2014-08-25: @davidkmckinney we’ve added an XPC service which needs to be sandboxed - it’s a whole …

2014-08-25: App signing, entitlements and provisioning… the gift that keeps on giving…

2014-08-24: QPR eh? What a team… Only one point and -4 gd away from Man U. #glasshalffullhonest …

2014-08-24: VAT return time. Oh joy. Broadband connection struggling badly. Oh double joy.

2014-08-22: @secboffin @CocoaKevin indeed - been there. Turns out VS and Codewarrior evaluate such expressions …

2014-08-22: @bardigolriz Harry said something stupid? That’s never happened before…

2014-08-22: @cocoakevin @secboffin (and apologies there for the stray apostrophe - it got away from me…)

2014-08-22: @cocoakevin @secboffin I was guessing that it’s either right to left or left to right - either …

2014-08-22: @secboffin y = 3x + 2 ??

2014-08-21: hmm… not sure if QuickRadar actually managed to post that to openradar… sigh

2014-08-21: Radar: Comparison / Blame / Log panels fail to work in git backed Xcode project rdar://18086712 …

2014-08-21: Think I’ve invented a new meme: TE;NC (too early, need coffee…)

2014-08-19: @Suw oh hell, you’re supposed to reply to email? Who knew?

2014-08-19: @ccgus @mikeash @rob_rix what could possibly go wrong?

2014-08-19: Been catching up on some of the back issues of @objcio. Good stuff.

2014-08-19: Uh-oh. It’s the old “lots of feathers in the kitchen, but no sign of the body” …

2014-08-19: @andrewabernathy yeah - the @linkedin app is now deleted from my devices, and it aint coming …

2014-08-18: Apologies if I just invited you to Linked In - bloody iPhone app fooled me into it. Grrr.

2014-08-18: RT @sketchapp: Thanks everyone who sent us an email, we’ve already filled up all available spots.

2014-08-18: RT @sketchsources: For the first time in Paris, we organize a Sketch Meetup, Septembre 25th. Meet …

2014-08-18: RT @sketchapp: We’re working on the next Mirror update and looking for new Beta testers, if you’re …

2014-08-18: @RichardBuckle @danielctull @nsscotland yeah, that “and” in my reply was misleading, …

2014-08-16: Ah yes, I remember now, the @QPRFC online player experience - what an absolute crock it is.

2014-08-16: @danielctull @richardbuckle not me

2014-08-16: @richardbuckle and I have a ticket for @nsscotland…

2014-08-15: Anyone know how XCTest filters tests when you run an individual test from XC? I’m adding tests …

2014-08-15: @dative @danielctull is the nsconf chat room working btw? I can’t get on - not sure if …

2014-08-15: @al45tair @amyruthworrall in my experience, weddings in Poland also make you (well, me) very, very …

2014-08-15: @dative @iosdevuk @nsscotland @cmdrconf quite

2014-08-15: @possiblyalan they may have meant that you were nuts to have an album by Chumbawamba? :)

2014-08-15: @daniel1of1 sounds very reasonable - can you also magic up a few days for that week ;)

2014-08-15: @daniel1of1 @cmdrconf @nsscotland technically possible of course, but not ideal… this community …

2014-08-15: Hmm @cmdrconf looks interesting, but whoever scheduled it for 2 days before @nsscotland needs taking …

2014-08-13: @slackhq @ikenndac I’ll try it again when the much better solution arrives :P hopefully it …

2014-08-11: RT @qikipedia: North Carolina, Arkansas, Maryland, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas …

2014-08-11: @tmdvs did you accidentally turn on the take-a-really-long-time-for-no-apparent-reason setting in …

2014-08-11: @bomberstudios I still really don’t like the UI, so I’m fairly lukewarm

2014-08-11: @bomberstudios I can’t remember - are you for, or against?

2014-08-11: @bomberstudios don’t blame me ;)

2014-08-11: @bomberstudios erm… we’re just trying it… for a day…

2014-08-11: @benjennin_gs @slackhq sorry, but the UI sucks for me. Ymmv of course.

2014-08-11: @benjennin_gs @slackhq any alternate clients out there?

2014-08-11: @ikenndac @slackhq possible of course, but… sucky…

2014-08-11: So, uh, @SlackHQ - multiple windows using the Mac client… possible?

2014-08-09: RT @iancrowther: @giffgaff changes to goodybag data plans.. noooooooooo! thats why we love you!!

2014-08-08: @stuffmc am currently using a trial of @gittower - finding it has some annoying things missing …

2014-08-08: @stuffmc @gittower …and wondered what it would do (I never let it touch that stuff before)… and…lo… …

2014-08-08: @stuffmc @gittower so I turned it off and on again :P and got the “I want to check out some …

2014-08-08: @stuffmc @gittower I never use it in Xcode, except to do source diffs and blames. That was broken …

2014-08-08: Oh Xcode - why you no like me? t.co/nOm33BcUx…

2014-08-08: One day, Xcode’s git integration will work again, and I’ll be able to view diffs once …

2014-08-08: We badly need an open communications infrastructure. I have different friends who contact me via …

2014-08-07: @semanticist in my case it was something beard related… The world is full of fucktards…

2014-08-07: @semanticist have had a similar experience… in Stornoway…

2014-08-07: @danielctull @pieteromvlee @alexrozanski go into one of those fancy designer kitchen shops and …

2014-08-07: @jelledelaender awesome - what’s the range? Will it reach the Hebrides?

2014-08-07: I don’t want to worry anyone, but I’m going to have another cup of coffee. #boingboing

2014-08-07: Support Yes Scotland, add a #twibbon now! - t.co/VKvagD8f8…

2014-08-07: @semanticist yes, I suppose that is preferable to making them a nice cup of tea…

2014-08-07: @semanticist Glasgow is worse!

2014-08-06: @rickfillion thought you said ‘brew install cake’ - sounds like my instructions every …

2014-08-06: Enjoying the return of Dead Ringers - just wish they’d drop the cringeworthy phone calls

2014-08-06: of course, the link might help… t.co/6YcdKOQO6…

2014-08-06: RT @sketchapp: Dear users: we have a question for you : ) t.co/HGB4IrJ0A…

2014-08-06: RT @pieteromvlee: Well, isn’t that cool: Almost all of the new Foursquare was designed in …

2014-08-06: Nice post about the Foursquare redesign. I wonder what app they’re using in that screenshot at …

2014-08-06: RT @pieteromvlee: Proud to see @bohemiancoding featured on Apple’s new ‘Apple’s Job Creation in …

2014-08-06: @phil_nash dufus

2014-08-06: RT @StAndrewsUniLib: Elizabeth Henderson, Rare Books Librarian, baked a wonderful cake for Head of …

2014-08-06: Working with people all over Europe is cool… except when they complain that it’s too hot… …

2014-08-06: @johnhaselden surely Samsung just nicked them off someone else?

2014-08-06: Nothing that a bit of System Of A Down can’t sort out, mind you…

2014-08-06: Which idiot invented mornings?

2014-08-06: “Mr E, you are accused of bribery.” “Is there any thing we can do to make this all …

2014-08-05: RT @semanticist: Accused of bribery, rich dude pays court to drop the case. t.co/VeolyZygF…

2014-08-05: RT @ejpfauth: The New York Times copy desk. t.co/GOqto0jJj…

2014-08-05: RT @DouglasDaniel: I must say, it’s quite a coincidence that this multi-unionist pledge of …

2014-08-05: RT @richardadalton: Listen to your new hires. They are the only ones who aren’t yet suffering …

2014-08-05: @fffabs @brentriddell hey guys - please do give us some more details if you can. USB and network use …

2014-08-05: Uisdean, we have a problem. The Stornoway Space Race. t.co/7or2DpTD4…

2014-08-01: Hallelulah, I’m back on the interweb. According to @plusnet, their supplier (OpenReach?) had …

2014-08-01: @paulfraserwebb thanks!! knowing murphy’s law, we’d just get it set up and your line …

2014-08-01: @al45tair pity the poor bastards in the 31+ day category. I was in the 11+ day one when I moved in a …

2014-08-01: @al45tair no, I tell a lie, slightly less in Apr-Jun - woo

2014-08-01: @al45tair pretty dreadful figures… More than 1 in 4 not done on time… t.co/11TbdQQIz…

2014-08-01: @al45tair I suspect that OpenReach are a large part of the problem here to be honest …

2014-08-01: @paulfraserwebb it’s not always trivial to get the stuff I’m doing off my main computer …

2014-08-01: @btcare for all I know it’s just a fault - again, nobody has confirmed or denied that (or …

2014-08-01: @btcare no idea - neither side has told me. Order was placed on 23rd, estimate was 5 working days. …

2014-08-01: @paulfraserwebb thanks - need to stay here for the mo, but I may take you up on the offer later!

2014-08-01: @al45tair precisely - same wires, same exchange, openreach ultimately responsible in both cases… …

2014-08-01: Still no broadband :( Still no communication from @btcare or @plusnet Not a happy bunny :(

2014-07-31: @dunringle I signed up to switch from BT to PlusNet last week. I have a feeling they are currently …

2014-07-31: @dunringle not just me then…

2014-07-31: “@Rosieeatsjam: Delighted to discover there is a London Chilli Festival @FestivalofHeat” - you …

2014-07-31: @btcare funnily enough, @plusnet haven’t responded either… 22 hours without a connection so …

2014-07-31: Anyone know if there’s a way to hide/collapse deleted lines in a @github pull request? There …

2014-07-31: @btcare I guess maybe your definition of shortly is not the same as mine? ;)

2014-07-31: Had some lovely leak & potato soup for lunch in @anlanntair. I’d be there all …

2014-07-31: @sgaw if your client is BT…

2014-07-31: This rather disingenuous. 12 faults, listed as 1. Another item lists 14. Real total: 29, not 5. …

2014-07-31: Really wish I had something that looked like @gittower but worked like @sourcetree Considering …

2014-07-31: @btcare thanks - chat link was disabled, but I’ve put in an email support ticket …

2014-07-30: (PS: the last message was smuggled out by a friend…)

2014-07-30: Uh oh. 5 working days after ordering @plusnet broadband, my BT connection has gone. No msg to say …

2014-07-29: @schmerg @al45tair yeah, I have somewhere in mind actually - middle of the house, kind of …

2014-07-29: @schmerg @al45tair I guess I need to figure out where the hub is likely to live first…

2014-07-29: @schmerg @al45tair yeah, I was wondering what the best thing to do with that was - never really …

2014-07-29: @schmerg @al45tair /me potentially needs to re-wire, so has the perfect excuse…

2014-07-29: @al45tair @schmerg just exploring the options…

2014-07-29: @al45tair @schmerg in combination with something like this t.co/a2yjSQo4M…

2014-07-29: @al45tair @schmerg ah, yeah, I have no particular interest in them from the energy saving point of …

2014-07-29: Hey @schmerg, any thoughts about these t.co/qORdw9Kji… as opposed to the bye bye standby …

2014-07-25: Things in @gittower that I miss from @sourcetree #4: ability to view an old branch in the history in …

2014-07-25: Things I’d like to miss from Xcode #1: ability to pull changes from @gittower or @sourcetree …

2014-07-25: @gittower @sourcetree having said that… #doh t.co/B3Ck38YL6…

2014-07-25: Things in @gittower that I DON”T miss from @sourcetree #1: ability to keep running for more …

2014-07-25: Things in @gittower that I miss from @sourcetree #3: ability to re-use commit messages …

2014-07-25: Things in @gittower that I miss from @sourcetree #2: ability to quickly see submodules that are …

2014-07-25: Things in @gittower that I miss from @sourcetree #1: ability to view history and working copy …

2014-07-24: Apparently Microsoft are saying that there will be one OS in the future. I presume they’re …

2014-07-23: Top tip: tracking down my email and phone no, mailing AND ringing me about a vague enquiry I put out …

2014-07-23: @justkwin ent with plus net in the short(ish) term. No local loop unbundling here, so the more …

2014-07-23: Interweb back, Vigor 120 working again, and getting vaguely sane speed on a download from github. …

2014-07-23: @ameaijou cheers - I’ll pass your email along to the person commissioning the work…

2014-07-23: @jefflynch @sgaw I’ll pass your details along :)

2014-07-23: @gkelly_si sod’s law :)

2014-07-23: @gkelly_si not sure if this helps: t.co/qXldOJ8Hc…

2014-07-23: @gkelly_si yeah, diffing those files is a nightmare. There is a script for sorting project files …

2014-07-23: @gkelly_si I started writing an objective-C library to do that at one point… if that would help at …

2014-07-23: Finally switched away from BT for phone and broadband. Should have done it years ago…

2014-07-23: @btcare invariably it’s obvious that it’s not a line fault, but no easy way to report …

2014-07-23: @btcare which then has the message about being charged a massive fee for an incorrect engineer …

2014-07-23: @btcare the status pages are also far too hard for the average user to find, and you are often …

2014-07-23: @btcare basically the status page takes far too long to list a fault as reported, and is far too …

2014-07-23: @btcare First time I saw a fault on the status page listed, it said reported on Tuesday…

2014-07-23: @btcare I first lost my internet on Saturday, then had it come back briefly, then go, etc, etc.

2014-07-23: @btcare my main complain is how hard it is to find out the status, and how inaccurate that …

2014-07-23: @btcare seems to be coming and going - presumably as they work on it

2014-07-23: Sometimes, this is the way it actually feels… t.co/qiBBYeDbk…

2014-07-23: @btcare ironically it went again last time just as I was filling in the form to request a MAC code… …

2014-07-23: @btcare it was listed as time to resolve: 0900. Came back about 09.30. Went again at about 10.00. …

2014-07-23: @al45tair yeah, no local loop unbundling here, so everything goes through openreach, hence you can …

2014-07-23: Just discovered t.co/s5XzbmZDG… Handy (if you can get on to the internet to look at it, of …

2014-07-23: @al45tair allegedly we’re getting fibre next year here, but I’ll believe it when I see …

2014-07-23: @btcare wow - I’d never have thought of that on my own… believe me, I have plenty of …

2014-07-23: @al45tair who do you use for broadband these days?

2014-07-23: @uliwitness the stupid thing is, I can only even get 3G at home by going to the end of the garden! …

2014-07-23: @uliwitness oh they only blocked me for 30 minutes, with a warning about fair usage. Annoying when …

2014-07-23: … and, it’s gone again. Well done @BTCare, you managed a whole half an hour…

2014-07-23: @uliwitness @al45tair but it’s still utterly infuriating for what is otherwise a decent …

2014-07-23: @al45tair @uliwitness to be fair to @giffgaff, their terms clearly state that you can’t tether …

2014-07-23: @uliwitness I totally agree - it should be illegal to say that it’s unlimited when it clearly …

2014-07-23: “fair use” is all very well, but there should be a better way - eg a number of days per …

2014-07-23: I have now downgraded to the £10 @giffgaff goodybag… if that’s the way they want it…

2014-07-23: when I didn’t have broadband, for a while I was tethering with @giffgaff until they blocked me …

2014-07-23: It’s a miracle - my net is back. I wonder how long it will last this time :) cc/ @BTCare

2014-07-23: @phil_nash :)

2014-07-23: There have been clear problems since Saturday, so why does it take until Tuesday for it to even show …

2014-07-23: Ooh, shock horror, business page now showing a fault. Estimated fix time… has passed… …

2014-07-23: BT broadband still utterly hosed in Stornoway. No information from BT as usual.

2014-07-23: @BTCare been through the usual stuff of course. Problem shown in our area. Reported 3pm, due to be …

2014-07-22: Really hope that Tower 2 has the bits that I missed from @sourcetree, so that I can switch. Very …

2014-07-22: @btcare Seem to be big issues with broadband in Stornoway and/or the Hebrides. Any ETA on a …

2014-07-22: @possiblyalan the weather, and the relaxed attitude to religion, that was it…

2014-07-22: @gagslondon @coconino rt away, by all means

2014-07-22: Broadband in Stornoway seems to have ground to a virtual halt again :( Remind me: why did I move …

2014-07-22: Been contacted about a small (I think) iOS and Android project; don’t have the time - anyone …

2014-07-22: RT @Aggerscricket: England team for 3rd Test announced sometime today, when the selectors have found …

2014-07-21: @sgaw performance here pretty ropey - but that’s just SNAFU…

2014-07-21: @sgaw given that the HomeHub was plugged in at the time, I have no idea if what BT did helped, but I …

2014-07-21: @sgaw after a day being unplugged, it seems to have righted itself. Also heard from BT that they did …

2014-07-21: @phil_nash thanks for that ;)

2014-07-21: @sgaw yeah - that would be annoying. I tried a factory reset on it (not that there’s much to …

2014-07-21: That’s another fine festival you got me into. #hebcelt14 #canisleepnow? t.co/1pb9yIOvl…

2014-07-21: @sgaw was hoping you’d say that. Something weird going on with mine though. Will let you …

2014-07-20: Anyone else using BT broadband with a Vigor 120 suddenly having problems? Mine just stopped working, …

2014-07-20: RT @everythingabili: Look people, the retweet was invented by people using Twitter. Not them. If we …

2014-07-20: Anyone else had no broadband in Stornoway all day? @BTbroadband

2014-07-18: @samdeane or hear it, even #thesunhasfriedmybrain

2014-07-18: After such a sunny day, we’re zonked and have retreated home for an hour of R&R - one …

2014-07-18: Favourite things so far from day 2 of #hebcelt14 - Black Cub and Miss Irenie Rose… let’s here …

2014-07-18: Looking forward to another fab day at #hebcelt14 If only the person down the road would put away …

2014-07-17: @jelledelaender it wouldn’t be so bad if they were really chips, but they were half cooked …

2014-07-17: Chips with cheese? Stretching the limits of trades-description. #hebceltisgreat #thefoodisshite …

2014-07-17: Broadband is creaking here today - must be all those #hebcelt attendees…

2014-07-16: @cooperativefood sure - can you follow me and I’m DM you

2014-07-16: Great work from Apple - replacement trackpad arrived next day, complete with prepaid envelope to …

2014-07-16: Hmm, either my taste buds are freakishly sensitive (I think not), or Stornoway @CooperativeFood …

2014-07-16: @richardbuckle yeah, fair enough, if the person did it knowing what they were doing, that’s …

2014-07-16: @richardbuckle @pieteromvlee @jelledelaender hah

2014-07-16: RT @mr_urf: We live in times where democracy is done on our behalf by people we never voted for and …

2014-07-15: @cjdowner I bet if you went back tomorrow and gave them more, you’d be their favourite …

2014-07-15: @jelledelaender @pieteromvlee don’t worry, nobody is listening ;) in my case, I’m …

2014-07-15: @pieteromvlee @jelledelaender hah - you know the whole deleting branches thing? 25 year old …

2014-07-15: @jelledelaender slàinte!

2014-07-15: @jelledelaender great minds think alike t.co/mEDAld85o…

2014-07-15: RT @DavidFPoole: To celebrate Michael Gove’s departure as Education Secretary, a reminder of …

2014-07-15: Super awesome support from Apple - replacing my magic trackpad as part of my laptop support…

2014-07-15: Oh dear, I suppose it was too much to hope that an electrician would turn up at the agreed time …

2014-07-15: “Hi, I’m phoning from the doctors… about the chest x-ray” (heart stops) …

2014-07-15: Gove replaced for being “too humble and conciliatory”. Re-animated corpses of Stalin and …

2014-07-15: So this entire Graze box - that’s just for my coffee break right?

2014-07-15: Oh dear. @sourcetree and Xcode are having a competition to see who can crash/lock the most. Not sure …

2014-07-14: @pumpkin @sketchapp we’ve never been able to reproduce this here afaik - any and all info …

2014-07-14: @sdarlington doh, see what you mean, thought you were being ultra picky :) Rebus (the cat) is ok …

2014-07-14: @sdarlington there’s another monitor on the left :)

2014-07-14: Code review. Don’t think he’s impressed… t.co/2DQyzQ0Ch…

2014-07-11: @al45tair oh, and I love it, but it drives me mad :)

2014-07-11: @al45tair they are small c conservative,socially liberal, arts biased elitists with too much pop …

2014-07-11: I can’t help laughing when people accuse the BBC of Tory bias. I grew up under a Thatcher gov …

2014-07-11: Dumb question (probably): is there a way to tell Xcode to look for profiles elsewhere, so that you …

2014-07-11: @cocoakevin without the words, “I wish it was”, yes :)

2014-07-10: So sunny here I had to stop working in the garden. Damn - I should be at the beach!

2014-07-10: @samdeane I should clarify: I’m in Stornoway, not in the Sun. ;)

2014-07-10: Damn it’s hot here today in the sun.

2014-07-10: @jelledelaender if you insist - weirdo t.co/WKKdT3RRu…

2014-07-10: Just spilt half a can of coke in my lap. Honest. #hadalittleaccident

2014-07-09: The startup for Yosemite freaks me out every time - I think it’s doing a random firmware …

2014-07-09: Experimenting with @waffleio. So far, it kicks ass (that’s a technical term).

2014-07-09: RT @anlanntair: We’re pleased to announce our first ever live streamed event - @stephenfry on …

2014-07-09: @everythingabili didn’t see any coverage - like that track though

2014-07-09: @spencerpieters you’re the second person to say that. I’m slightly worried about what …

2014-07-09: Somehow managed to miss the whole Kanban thing. Kinda interesting. I suspect it’s yet another …

2014-07-09: @everythingabili :)

2014-07-09: Finally did something mildly scary that I’ve been putting off for a while. Phew.

2014-07-08: @mrtree YouTrack looks interesting t.co/LBCRQlZ18… (via @chwalters) I doubt if we’ll …

2014-07-08: @schmerg haven’t used bugzilla for a long time

2014-07-08: @esran yeah, I presume so - it’s the hosted version

2014-07-08: @schmerg currently we’re using GitHub issues - which is at the other end of the spectrum

2014-07-08: @schmerg on the other hand, if you’re all agreed on a workflow, it’s nice to automate as …

2014-07-08: @schmerg hmm… yeah I that stuff is usually masking a human problem. If you need to enforce a …

2014-07-08: @schmerg annoying thing is it promises most of what we want

2014-07-08: Slightly amazed at the number of rough edges in JIRA - basic UI stuff. I know it’s powerful, …

2014-07-08: @niklassaers currently it’s looking like sticking with GitHub issues, mostly due to inertia!

2014-07-08: @basilshkara yeah - I’m liking JIRA, had used it before, and Bee works great with it :)

2014-07-08: @dippigu thanks - will take a look. tbh I think the quest for good UI is unrealistic unless we write …

2014-07-08: Wondering what else to look at. I think FogBugz is missing some stuff that we think we need (not …

2014-07-08: JIRA’s performance is sucking and the guys don’t like the UI…

2014-07-08: Github’s issues is a bit limited for us…

2014-07-08: it’s that time again, when we’re trying out alternative issue trackers…

2014-07-07: RT @Queen_UK: Nick Clegg explaining how many people he expects to vote for the Liberal Democrats at …

2014-07-03: @pumpkin to me it just exemplifies a design mentality that’s more interested in making money …

2014-07-03: @pumpkin …, get annoyed with the ads whilst I wait for it to catch up, then give up and quit!

2014-07-03: @pumpkin my typical usage is launch, start typing to search, say no to an update, wonder why it …

2014-07-03: @pumpkin I wouldn’t care if it was also nice to look at and fast, but it’s ugly and mega …

2014-07-03: @pumpkin But the app drives me mad by being bloated with adverts, “apps” and social …

2014-07-03: @pumpkin desktop! I stopped paying for it a long time ago, because they just don’t have enough …

2014-07-03: It’s spectacular how Spotify have managed to go from something I paid £10/month for to an app …

2014-07-03: Quite enjoying Eno • Hyde’s High Life. Reminding me of bits of My Life, and bits of the Eno • …

2014-07-02: @geoffstear your boat is looking a bit posher than before!

2014-06-30: I can tell I’m on holiday, because I’m reconciling my accounts. #erm

2014-06-30: Still got time to do a few minor tweaks to HebCelt 2014, so do let me know if you spot glitches…

2014-06-30: @chwalters one year!

2014-06-30: I’m happy to say that the HebCelt 2014 app is now live on the app store! …

2014-06-29: Moby Games: “didn’t update your info because you didn’t supply the entire credits …

2014-06-27: @s1mn I’m assuming that you will say that only once?

2014-06-26: Playing bans are so last year. I reckon that they should award the player’s goals to the …

2014-06-26: RT @janvanvalburg: I thought I was reading a joke about C++, but it turned out to be the Boost …

2014-06-25: Oh dear, apparently Morven doesn’t like Placebo

2014-06-25: Shave that yak…

2014-06-24: Home sweet home.

2014-06-24: But nippier in Edinburgh, compared to London. I may be regretting the sandals by the time I reach …

2014-06-24: RT @Calvinn_Hobbes: The entire education system summed up in a three panel comic strip. …

2014-06-24: @timur_carpeev @bomberstudios it is an NSArray containing MSExportSize objects.

2014-06-24: @samdeane SYY even… STY is Salto, wherever that is!!

2014-06-24: LCY -> EDI -> STY Homeward bound…

2014-06-24: Just fits… t.co/tmyY2QRbj…

2014-06-22: RT @davecheney: Wild ass recruiting idea: only hire people your staff know and recommend. If …

2014-06-21: RT @MarcusduSautoy: It’s still mathematically possible! We beat Costa Rica i:0 where i is …

2014-06-21: RT @alexrozanski: Getting high on programming: t.co/XyqrHpXov… (via @lachenmayer)

2014-06-21: @andy_matuschak Sparkle 2.0 isn’t that crazy a dream ;) (Just kidding: good luck!)

2014-06-21: RT @brightpodapp: How Startup Marketers Stay Productive: Gus Mueller of Flying Meat …

2014-06-20: @timur_carpeev true - and the dump format will change, I can pretty much guarantee that as …

2014-06-20: @gonsalves_r > sketchtool –version gives you that on the tool, but currently it …

2014-06-20: @timur_carpeev but I agree that it would be better if the tool did it for you

2014-06-20: @timur_carpeev right now you can hook them all together manually - the list command gives you the …

2014-06-20: @timur_carpeev yeah, I get you the dump is really a bit too raw (too low level and subject to …

2014-06-20: @cocoakevin freaky… at this rate London may actually be tropical :P (or, more likely, raining)

2014-06-20: @timur_carpeev so, like, as well as exporting <asset.type>, also spit out …

2014-06-20: I feel overdressed for the weather in Glasgow. That’s not something I say very often…

2014-06-20: @jbmanos feature request noted…

2014-06-20: In transit… STY -> GLA -> LHR. Currently in one of those weirdly empty moments at GLA. …

2014-06-20: @gonsalves_r I think that’s a bug, so the easy way is for me to fix it :P

2014-06-20: @dimsumthinking hahah I don’t want to even think of what a tool chain might imply in that …

2014-06-20: New Bohemian Coders blog post: Making A Toolchain, Not Just A Tool t.co/RdC5QwZpO…

2014-06-19: Just need to check something: working for @bohemiancoding means I can support the Netherlands in the …

2014-06-19: Unphew!

2014-06-19: @TheTweetOfGod you old softie you

2014-06-19: Phew!

2014-06-19: @tonyarnold going to be a bit painful for system frameworks during the transition though

2014-06-19: @tonyarnold on the whole I think the rationale behind optionals is that you unwrap asap whenever …

2014-06-19: RT @codinghorror: An introduction to HyperCard, with Bill Atkinson t.co/zRtzQkUIk… (via …

2014-06-13: RT @PeterNurse1: The England team visited an orphanage in Brazil today. ‘It’s heartbreaking to …

2014-06-13: (and it was quite old fashioned then!)

2014-06-13: Amused to discover that Robert Fripp’s DGM website it pretty much as old fashioned now as it …

2014-06-13: @drance xcconfig ftw

2014-06-13: RT @eggshaped: If their footballers are anything to go by, Brazilian protestors could be …

2014-06-13: @SimonTipple spoiler alert!

2014-06-12: @hoserama99 that doesn’t sound good. I’m all for the warnings, tbh - it’s just …

2014-06-12: Ah, that merry dance when you’ve upgraded Xcode and now there are loads of warnings to fix. …

2014-06-12: RT @timbray: Good overview from @cstross of the background to the Scottish independence-or-not …

2014-06-12: Some combination of the new font and default background in Yosemite is reminding me of a version of …

2014-06-12: So the world cup starts today eh? Don’t tell Caroline…

2014-06-11: @irdodd we are allegedly getting fibre on Lewis next year… I’m keeping everything …

2014-06-11: @schmerg yeah - I may look into that. Feels like it’s all a bit seat of the pants at the mo :)

2014-06-11: @schmerg I feel that it may just be a year or two too early and I may be better off waiting a while

2014-06-11: @schmerg we may have to rewire the whole house anyway soon… kind of makes things interesting…

2014-06-11: @schmerg hmm.. yeah, the reboot thing would be handy here too - a bit chicken/egg though with WeMo …

2014-06-11: @schmerg I can now turn the central heating on from anywhere in the world…

2014-06-11: @schmerg which I turned to our favour with a couple of WeMos

2014-06-11: @schmerg we have a weird old setup for our heating here - boiler and pump controlled by turning on …

2014-06-11: Nice to have my assistant programmer back on the job again… t.co/ZzYLGolt0…

2014-06-11: @schmerg looks like they’ve been investing quite a bit more in tools too, which is very good …

2014-06-11: @schmerg and the other big thing they did was introduce a new language (Swift)

2014-06-11: @schmerg ..all of which are a bit suggestive of a tv/console/home-hub to me

2014-06-11: @schmerg it was a blast. No new hardware, main API focusses seem to be home automation, health …

2014-06-11: @schmerg :)

2014-06-11: Downloading something via Stornoway’s fine broadband (made mostly of Harris tweed) and …

2014-06-11: @xiotex interesting times eh?

2014-06-11: @ccgus I don’t always remember to check github for conversations (and sometimes miss the …

2014-06-11: good to meet you properly at WWDC @ccgus - we should continue talking about cocoascript etc…

2014-06-11: Back home just in time for the test match and the world cup. Yay me.

2014-06-10: @tobestool were you on the bench by the bridge? She says that she also didn’t register at the …

2014-06-10: Back home at last, with my favourite Caroline and my favourite cats!

2014-06-10: @mindbrix @alexrozanski I started off with gurgling, but I eventually moved past that… ;)

2014-06-10: So I guess things are getting saner. Don’t hold out much hope for same on the Stornoway leg …

2014-06-10: When Virgin were ok with iPad use during takeoff etc - I figured it was because of the US changes. …

2014-06-10: @alexrozanski @mindbrix I prefer the verbosity. But I’m funny like that.

2014-06-10: @alexisgallagher I really ought to use Nu, since I have a product called Neu…

2014-06-10: @alexisgallagher cool, thanks for the links. I figure, if we’re contemplating new languages, …

2014-06-10: @uliwitness @al45tair yep, I’m on 10.9 right now, I suspect that Yosemite would be more …

2014-06-10: Anyone else seen a problem where crashing (or hitting a breakpoint) in #swift code takes down xcode?

2014-06-10: @irdodd woof! sorry boss! It was fine until you said wee…

2014-06-10: Wearing sandals and shorts - this isn’t going to wash in Stornoway is it?

2014-06-10: Final legs home: LHR -> EDI -> STY.

2014-06-10: @damianos3 @timehop those were the days, clearly…

2014-06-10: @dimsumthinking @clattner_llvm there’s still a certain hubris in keeping it internal for so …

2014-06-10: @dimsumthinking @clattner_llvm yeah, agreed. Which is fine I guess. Just trying to explain a certain …

2014-06-10: Eero - interesting alternative to #swift t.co/bPtMVuSLB…

2014-06-10: RT @kastiglione: @rob_rix The trick is to always: where Swift == Working

2014-06-10: @clattner_llvm especially when it could have such a massive impact on our livelihoods & …

2014-06-10: @clattner_llvm I think Apple’s secrecy culture doesn’t help. To reveal it, seemingly …

2014-06-09: RT @NickMotown: This is brilliant - Ade Edmondson judging the tone to perfection. …

2014-06-09: @PossiblyAlan @timisted let’s call the whole thing off by one?

2014-06-09: RT @RealBobMortimer: t.co/0HDXhf7dc…

2014-06-09: @hansv it definitely wasn’t me this time. Mind you, I still haven’t recovered from the …

2014-06-09: @pardel @timisted @s1mn unless there are three ;)

2014-06-09: RT @bengoldacre: “I’m sorry, your child cannot be admitted to St Mary’s hospital, …

2014-06-09: Radar: Open source Swift t.co/lema13ZBg… #swift

2014-06-09: Radar: Trailing closure syntax should not be sensitive to whitespace t.co/iM9rjKbxC… #swift

2014-06-09: RT @steveriggins: Check those dates out t.co/YpjS8bO3S…

2014-06-09: Jet lag? What jet lag? I’m always up at this time, honest.

2014-06-08: thanks to @davidkmckinney for the t.co/5RuILjksY… link.

2014-06-08: Nice little meander round Primrose Hill in the sun. Busy, but pleasant. #tryingnottogotosleepyet

2014-06-08: Hey #wwdc friends, can anyone recommend a good San Francisco based homeless and/or mental health …

2014-06-08: @matmik next conference then :)

2014-06-08: @RichardBuckle @duhanebel fair enough - looks a bit like noise to me, but I’ve seen worse …

2014-06-08: @mindbrix likewise - have a safe last leg!

2014-06-08: What ho! Back in blighty, donchaknow. By god T3 at Heathrow feels shabby. And that from someone who …

2014-06-08: Next stop LHR

2014-06-08: Well whaddya know - bumped into a lot of devs at SFO, all heading for London… @pardel @mindbrix et …

2014-06-07: @matmik breakfasting at Mels: just in case you happen to be around.

2014-06-07: @PossiblyAlan heading that way now…

2014-06-07: I know I really shouldn’t, but… contemplating a last hurrah at Mel’s…

2014-06-07: @matmik sorry that I’ve been so elusive - it’s been an unexpectedly busy day again!

2014-06-07: Extremely satisfactory last day here. Homeward bound tomorrow, after a bit of shopping of …

2014-06-07: Frustration at having to move hotel for one last night here totally overridden by it being a much …

2014-06-06: RT @Catfish_Man: @jonfriskics Swift is much less dynamic than ObjC. A lot of the runtime stuff isn’t …

2014-06-06: which is why I’m installing Scala…

2014-06-06: RT @neoneye: Custom iOS keyboard with 1 button t.co/pEsLOldq6… #ios8 #swift #wwdc1 …

2014-06-06: …and now Apple have gone and opened Pandora’s box again

2014-06-06: For about the last five years I’ve been trying hard not to get distracted by interesting langs …

2014-06-06: @abizern cool - just trying to get enough power into my phone to last the night!

2014-06-06: @abizern it’s a starting point anyway, and it’s slightly closer for me

2014-06-06: @abizern that might work - want to meet there 9-ish?

2014-06-06: @abizern I’m up for something. Considering Chieftain but it will be loud and rammed. Wondering …

2014-06-06: RT @scottknaster: I don’t want to look at Swift because I’m afraid I’ll like it …

2014-06-06: @pieteromvlee I am outa there, currently. I wonder if there is somewhere quiet where we could have a …

2014-06-06: @matmik agh - I was, but ran out of battery, came back to charge up, and only then saw the message. …

2014-06-06: So, erm, don’t all tag yourselves at once… #wwdc t.co/DAacB5Zvz…

2014-06-06: @duhanebel @gparker suggested it’s there for the parser (not for humans) - I’d just …

2014-06-06: @duhanebel I’m probably missing something.

2014-06-06: RT @mb: “Programming is a little bit like sex. If you make one mistake, you support it for a …

2014-06-06: @Chilvman and the god of HI spake unto the programmers, and did say: thou shalt not design! Here is …

2014-06-05: @duhanebel and anyway, if you have a local variable with the same name as an enum case that you are …

2014-06-05: @duhanebel surely in most cases there will be no ambiguity

2014-06-05: @duhanebel the context tells the parser what enum type is expected. If a local symbol shadows a …

2014-06-05: @duhanebel also, this is the 21st century. We have syntax colouring to tell us humans what kind of …

2014-06-05: @duhanebel we only need it here for the parser - I’m just not convinced by ‘.’ As …

2014-06-05: @duhanebel there are plenty of places where the nature of a token requires some knowledge - …

2014-06-05: @duhanebel the reason I want to remove it is that it’s a weird overload of ‘.’

2014-06-05: @duhanebel the shadowing is a potential issue, but the compiler can detect it and ask you to …

2014-06-05: @semanticist @srbaker really only marine biologists and geneticists can have a realistic expectation …

2014-06-05: @pieteromvlee @mindbrix currently pondering what to see next… I fear I may have to go to the …

2014-06-05: Radar: Remove leading . in abbreviated enum uses in Swift t.co/EqLjBDGP3… #swift

2014-06-05: @chilvman check out the session if you have a chance

2014-06-05: Activity tracing is probably the most useful thing I’ve seen at this WWDC…

2014-06-05: More #wwdc queuing weirdness. Six doors for Russian Hill. One open. Line round the block. Do they …

2014-06-05: Weird geek subcategory: people staring transfixed at the #wwdc network operations status …

2014-06-05: @iKenndac yeah, that was my first instinct, but I think this is what enums with attached data is for

2014-06-05: @mdznr hmm - Integer appears to be a protocol. Not sure that is particularly helpful naming…

2014-06-05: Radar: Consider not using @ in Swift (or explain the distinction) t.co/2OyACEhua… #swift

2014-06-05: Radar: Establish a new “official” pattern for error return in Swift …

2014-06-05: Xcode has added performance testing and async testing - hopefully that’s more code that I can …

2014-06-05: @mengto try this: t.co/PYszSQM21… (thanks @bomberstudios!)

2014-06-05: @al45tair yeah, that makes sense in a warped sort of way, but it’s going to get confusing

2014-06-05: @al45tair I guess the first adds the new array as a single item, and the second merges the arrays?

2014-06-05: @mdznr boom-tish?

2014-06-05: Radar: Don’t abbreviate numeric types in Swift t.co/wsjoXEa2u…

2014-06-05: Radar: Don’t abbreviate the func keyword in Swift rdar://17178032

2014-06-05: @nmarisi good call

2014-06-05: @ikenndac now it’s like some sort of insurance salesman’s convention! or maybe a …

2014-06-05: @ikenndac quite possibly. When I first went in 93/94/95 the atmosphere was great, there was a lot of …

2014-06-05: I think I’m a bit late, but happy birthday @mattgemmell - have a good one.

2014-06-05: So, hypothetically, if you had to switch to a new language and it wasn’t Swift, what would you …

2014-06-05: Only problem - so many refills of coffee that I can’t see out of my eyes… they are full to the …

2014-06-05: They sure as hell know how to do breakfast in this country.

2014-06-05: @xiotex haha

2014-06-05: Unfortunately in most other ways I think the conf is worse. Moscone seems like a very sterile place.

2014-06-05: One definite improvement since I was last at WWDC over a decade ago is the gender balance. …

2014-06-05: @samdeane 7-7.30-ish, even!

2014-06-05: Planning on breakfast at the Pinecrest at 6-7.30-ish if there are any other early birds …

2014-06-05: I’m thinking maybe Core Graphics PDF parsing wasn’t the best thing for me to pick for my …

2014-06-05: @abizern hah - that’s plan B ;)

2014-06-05: RT @alexrozanski: Swift’s array copying rules are pretty funky. I hope it doesn’t lead to writing …

2014-06-05: @jeff_lamarche @cocoalabs that describes my feelings exactly…

2014-06-05: @seanwoodhouse will definitely be around tomorrow if not

2014-06-05: @seanwoodhouse currently I’ve retreated to the hotel to catch my breath. May emerge again …

2014-06-05: Food. Tonight. Discuss #wwdc

2014-06-04: @xiotex oh yes. Don’t love the syntax, but… Oh yes :)

2014-06-04: Yay - LLVM is obscure enough to not have a queue :p

2014-06-04: Breakfast in the #WWDC hall if anyone fancies a natter. Look for the QPR shirt ;)

2014-06-04: @samdeane 18 doors at the front of Moscone (they are numbered). 2 open.

2014-06-04: Start the morning with a queue - yay ;)

2014-06-04: @pieteromvlee oh dear… more #sketchplague than #wwdcplague then :(

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @oldmankris @al45tair t.co/U2FWJg7eC… fwiw…

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @oldmankris @al45tair the dev forums are second only to radar when it comes to suckyness …

2014-06-04: Is there an equivalent of the objc-language list for Swift? /cc @clattner_llvm

2014-06-04: @spencerpieters oops - damn autocomplete :)

2014-06-04: Damn - the inevitable conference cold seems to have started. Kind of surprised I lasted this …

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair set up a mailing list, and let’s have a sensible, open …

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair yeah I don’t buy that one. Radar is shit, and no way to …

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair … so if that means cleaning it up, that’s all to the …

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair yeah - I think initially I was reacting to it as a finished …

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair I haven’t seen a full list of credits - where is it?

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair that’s the impression the inconsistencies give to me - unfair …

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair and things have been tacked on as needed

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair in other words, that it has grown organically amongst a small …

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair rather than a consistent well thought out plan

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair it’s just a gut reaction I think. It suggests a certain kind …

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair on the other hand the change from lisp-style to c-style syntax in …

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair as do many other langs with similar sets of features.

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair I’m not sure I can put it into words now, but for example …

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair but that was unlikely to happen when sharing the obj-c runtime.

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair on the whole I think the language power is excellent. The main …

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair I suspect that we’d all agree that names are massively …

2014-06-04: @phil_nash @OldManKris @al45tair it’s aesthetic yes, but it tells you something about the …

2014-06-04: @OldManKris @phil_nash @al45tair likewise keywords - “func” abbreviated, but …

2014-06-04: @OldManKris @phil_nash @al45tair In many cases they feel pulled out of thin air rather than part of …

2014-06-04: @OldManKris @phil_nash @al45tair I’m not a fan of their use of punctuation characters ? ! @ _ …

2014-06-04: @OldManKris @phil_nash @al45tair which would be understandable, but still unnecessary I think

2014-06-04: @OldManKris @phil_nash @al45tair I wonder if it denotes some sort of non-core language extension

2014-06-04: @OldManKris @phil_nash @al45tair it’s arbitrary in the context of the rest of the lang - there …

2014-06-04: RT @pieteromvlee: Big thanks to The Factory for hosting the Sketch Meetup tonight and thanks for …

2014-06-04: @maxvoltar sorry to have missed you - sounds like a good plan ;)

2014-06-04: @matmik I’m sure we can grab a coffee at some point, especially if you’ve got a wwdc …

2014-06-04: @matmik are you around for the rest of the week?

2014-06-04: Many thanks to all the excellent folks who came to the Sketch event tonight - great to meet you all!

2014-06-03: @samdeane also most doors aren’t even in use, which might explain why the queue at mission was …

2014-06-03: @matmik space is limited so ticket only I’m afraid

2014-06-03: At the start of sessions, everyone is entering. At the end, everyone is leaving. Yet all the doors …

2014-06-03: @rkBerliner gotcha

2014-06-03: Much like modern programming, WWDC appears to be mostly about queues.

2014-06-03: @clattner_llvm I’d love to see blog post documenting the design decisions, influences, debates …

2014-06-03: RT @clattner_llvm: Looking forward to next month: I’ll be the first and only guy with 4 years …

2014-06-03: @StuFFmc grass is always greener eh?

2014-06-03: @everythingabili thanks for that image…

2014-06-03: Wistfully remembering the international food hall at WWDC 1993…

2014-06-03: RT @RossT: I suppose that in Swift, you have to expect Little-Endian/Big-Endian conflicts.

2014-06-03: Worth a read. t.co/WpcKPnhEV…

2014-06-03: @phil_nash “func” would be my first example, but there are plenty of others. If …

2014-06-03: @phil_nash I think it’s way too succint!

2014-06-03: @phil_nash verbose? seriously??!

2014-06-03: @secboffin @stigbra hmm - language design via Radar. Seriously?

2014-06-03: @secboffin @stigbra :) Release the language design docs and request feedback. Explain the …

2014-06-03: @stigbra @secboffin just not sure if this is the one, and/or this was the way to manage the …

2014-06-03: @stigbra @secboffin don’t get me wrong - I’m a language geek and am totally happy with …

2014-06-03: @stigbra @secboffin rewrites are likely to cause the opposite result though

2014-06-03: @rsebbe @drewmccormack “let” is a very functional/declarative kind of thing - which …

2014-06-03: @danielctull @aallan yeah - they should definitely unfreeze progress if we don’t all get …

2014-06-03: @rsebbe @drewmccormack finalize or something like that would make more sense

2014-06-03: @aallan yeah

2014-06-03: Excellent news: Apple designed a really great, modern, extensible language: t.co/fd7jinIvZ… …

2014-06-03: @drewmccormack yeah - deinit is a doozy

2014-06-03: @aallan ah, I meant the other extensions (there’s a naming problem there!). The iOS ones for …

2014-06-03: @aallan I think extensions count as a major “something interesting” potentially

2014-06-03: @secboffin yeah, it’s not the same, but I suspect there will be a lot of ‘now is the …

2014-06-03: @littleknown ah - shame. See you at the next NSConf I guess ;)

2014-06-03: Remember that thing where time stood still whilst everyone revved their iOS apps for 7. Swift…

2014-06-03: @littleknown hi Scott - are you in SF this week?

2014-06-03: RT @nicklockwood: Swift is really going to divide opinion. The uneasy peace due to fact we were …

2014-06-03: Often, the Swift docs and presentations seem to emphasise brevity of typing. Uh - we’re in the …

2014-06-03: Crazy idea: print the badge on both sides next time? #itsthelittlethings

2014-06-03: @al45tair yeah, most of my concerns are about syntax, not underlying power. Eg use of punctuation …

2014-06-03: I just think that language design needs careful peer review. Talking to Apple guys, it’s clear …

2014-06-03: @ArmyOfBruce @stephenheppell @DylanLanguage @DylanFoundry yeah, I periodically check in on it. Would …

2014-06-03: @daveaddey good luck for the talk! I can see why you may have been busy now…

2014-06-03: Like some of the features (eg type inference), but so far the syntax feels like it was designed by …

2014-06-03: @Inferis :)

2014-06-03: I have to say I worry about a language designed by people who think “func” is a better …

2014-06-03: @mattgemmell @Noobish1 to be fair to us old folks, it’s not just fear of change. It’s …

2014-06-03: @daveverwer @uliwitness @abizern @justkwin sorry, the person I was with is local and was driving, so …

2014-06-03: @uliwitness @daveverwer @abizern @justkwin ended up returning to the hotel - a few folks heading for …

2014-06-03: @pieteromvlee don’t think so

2014-06-03: @daveverwer @abizern @uliwitness @justkwin in the chieftain currently

2014-06-03: Beer? @abizern @uliwitness @daveverwer @justkwin

2014-06-03: Given the amount of game tech shown today, and the number of games winning ADAs, hard not to draw …

2014-06-03: @ccgus although I am now also half tempted to just embed a Swift repl into the app and be done with …

2014-06-03: Hey @ccgus did you notice a couple of sessions later in the week that look relevant to cocoascript?

2014-06-03: Pretty amazed that Swift has just been delivered as a fait accompli

2014-06-03: Interesting times eh?

2014-06-03: @xiotex stage left, about halfway back

2014-06-03: Download all the stuffs! #wwdc

2014-06-02: @Dative :) <– look, happy!

2014-06-02: Hey @MafVosburgh, are you around somewhere?

2014-06-02: So, that “var” worried me slightly, but we’ll see.

2014-06-02: @stephenheppell here’s hoping…

2014-06-02: Ok, now you have my attention.

2014-06-02: People are in there sitting down - so why are we queuing?

2014-06-02: @bdudney @kevinhoctor oops - ended up double booked - apologies! Tomorrow :)

2014-06-02: @bdudney breakfast sounds like a plan…

2014-06-02: For some reason this morning I’m humming the Kaiser Chiefs to myself #wwdc

2014-06-02: @dimsumthinking aha! Another face connected with a twitter handle :)

2014-06-02: Wow, that was an amazing keynote. This iTardis is fucking awesome.

2014-06-02: RT @sdarlington: Wishlist for today’s WWDC Keynote: Perpetual motion machine Ability to turn lead …

2014-06-02: @spencerpieters nothing to see here, move along please…

2014-06-02: @danwood @bwebster WWDC dead: sorry, I don’t actually know what goes here, it was just the …

2014-06-02: @kevinhoctor @daveverwer I was under the impression that Dave was only available at approximately …

2014-06-02: Is it me, or does San Francisco mostly smell of skunk?

2014-06-02: Hey @mikeabdullah - are any of the other Karelia gang here?

2014-06-02: @justkwin cool…

2014-06-02: @justkwin at sfmacindie currently! Come on down

2014-06-02: @dannygreg sounds good! I blame @pieteromvlee for my location ;)

2014-06-02: @dannygreg cool - hope to see ya at some point. I’m staying on the edge of Tenderloin. Lovely …

2014-06-02: @dannygreg :P You going to be around at all this week?

2014-06-02: @dannygreg except the area around Union Sq, which (I would estimate) is somewhat worse…

2014-06-02: Is it beer-o-clock yet #wwdc?

2014-06-02: @alexrozanski I have a few that I wanted to support (including sketchtool now), so it seemed like a …

2014-06-02: @alexrozanski I have a lib (ECCommandLine) which attempts to do it from a plist description. The …

2014-06-02: I am moving closer to becoming a naturalised Scot: I appear to have turned from a pale white to …

2014-06-02: @alexrozanski @pbur yeah, good point it’s served its purpose now anyway, so I’ll delete …

2014-06-01: @Whakkee that’s a bastard :(

2014-06-01: @bxlewi1 :)

2014-06-01: @sgaw @macdevnet that explains a lot…

2014-06-01: @bxlewi1 jacket, iTunes card. For some reason they forgot to give me my free i watch/tv/jetpack.

2014-06-01: @HarrisonW1998 it was fairly unintelligible, bit I gathered he was pissed off!

2014-06-01: Nut job with a megaphone hectoring the #wwdc attendees. Lovely. t.co/kFR5HJeF2…

2014-06-01: #WWDC pass collected - that’s me done for the day

2014-06-01: @tarasis @abizern practical git: ‘so this pint glass is the HEAD’

2014-06-01: @abizern @tarasis @uliwitness this is my twitter-bot (I’m still asleep)

2014-06-01: @Dative @daveaddey @danielctull @mikeabdullah the really important people, and you guys ;)

2014-06-01: Up side of waking at 5.30 - plenty of time for Tai Chi…

2014-06-01: @pumpkin @pieteromvlee cheers :)

2014-06-01: @tarasis @uliwitness bad pennies…

2014-06-01: @uliwitness I’ve been called a lot of things in my time, but that’s not one of …

2014-06-01: RT @CaraFennec: I know how you feel, vending machine…. I know how you feel …

2014-06-01: @dlpasco well fancy meeting you here - what are the chances?

2014-06-01: RT @charlesarthur: Yo WWDC Brits: the uk press is here. HMU. Breakfast Sunday morning? @daveverwer …

2014-06-01: Uh oh, @abizern is up to his old tricks again t.co/CDJOzSYd8…

2014-06-01: @daveverwer @abizern @uliwitness Dave and I are inside. Call off the snipers…

2014-06-01: @daveverwer @abizern @uliwitness yep - I’m pretty much opposite the diner. Want to wander up?

2014-06-01: @pardel now why would you go and do a thing like that?

2014-06-01: @daveverwer @abizern @uliwitness yell if you’re early, and I’ll come down

2014-06-01: This 4G is a substantial improvement over my hotel’s shitty wifi. Why didn’t I do it two …

2014-06-01: RT @topwobble: Didn’t make it into @AltConference either? Come join the alternative …

2014-06-01: @alexrozanski would be good - will require a certain alignment of the celestial wotsits I suspect!

2014-06-01: Hey @alexrozanski, you around for dub dub at all this year?

2014-06-01: @abizern @Daniel_J_P @uliwitness mason and Geary!

2014-06-01: @uliwitness @abizern done. I’m assuming that there is only one (corner of Mason and Geary)?

2014-06-01: @uliwitness @abizern split the difference at 7? I’m not super hungry either… yet

2014-06-01: @uliwitness

2014-06-01: @uliwitness my body is still reasonable confused, so not really. Any time after 6 I would say.

2014-06-01: @abizern @uliwitness yep - and you can come too ;)

2014-06-01: @pbur thanks - it would be the sort of dumbass thing I might have done by accident :)

2014-06-01: @uliwitness Pinecrest is over the road from me, so that would work.

2014-06-01: @pbur ah, no, actually intended to broadcast it - it’ll only live for a week :)

2014-06-01: Temporary number for the week: +1 (415) 713-9775 Or iMessage sam@elegantchaos.com.

2014-06-01: Giffgaff users: If you have trouble activating AT&T prepaid data in the states, delete your …

2014-06-01: @uliwitness @pieteromvlee nothing organised, but I definitely plan to consume food…

2014-05-31: @tmdvs message received and understood ;)

2014-05-31: @mindbrix @daveverwer exercise? That’s just asking for trouble!

2014-05-31: @mindbrix @daveverwer might stay more local today. Currently struggling to get my arse in gear!

2014-05-31: @pieteromvlee indeed to get one too I think. Are you in the hotel, or already out and about?

2014-05-31: @mindbrix @daveverwer I was thinking more like… now :)

2014-05-31: @pieteromvlee aha! Welcome! AT&T is on the corner of 3rd and Market. T-mobile also close by.

2014-05-31: @mindbrix @daveverwer I am quite tempted to find somewhere to sit in the sun and sup a beer.

2014-05-31: @daveverwer @mindbrix not so much finished, more ran out of steam!

2014-05-31: @irdodd I have it with me… it will come out for sure :)

2014-05-31: You know the thing where you’re updating an app you wrote a few years ago, and you wonder why …

2014-05-31: I’m sure that there are many folks here who go back even further. Most of them probably …

2014-05-31: @spencerpieters who are you again? Where am I? :p

2014-05-31: @daveverwer may join you at Peets instead. Wifi there, or do I absolutely need that sim?

2014-05-31: @daveverwer I went up to Sightglass Coffee. Nice place, but no free wifi :o

2014-05-31: @daveverwer where did you get your sim?

2014-05-31: Erk! My first WWDC was 21 years ago. This cannot be true. #objective-senile

2014-05-31: @justkwin this could get complicated :)

2014-05-31: Goddammit Apple, move WWDC back to San Jose. I want me some sun…

2014-05-31: @daveverwer yell if you figure out a good place to work - I could do with some functional …

2014-05-31: @cstross for some reason I now have Nirvana’s classic On A Tram going round in my head …

2014-05-31: @pbur hope to see you around!

2014-05-31: RT @Dunringle: These trams go all the way up the A9 to Inverness, don’t they? Can’t wait …

2014-05-31: RT @ThinkUHI: Scholarship opportunity for young women starting engineering degrees or …

2014-05-31: Fine pre-#wwdc beers & curry with @daveverwer, @pardel and some of the BBC gang. Now time …

2014-05-31: @kevinmarks indeed! So is wifi, which my hotel is pretty much failing to provide!

2014-05-31: @uliwitness if you’re having dinner with Bill Atkinson I shall be very annoyed ;)

2014-05-31: @pietbrauer sleep? Meh! ;)

2014-05-31: @mindbrix hi, sorry, no mobile data at the mo, so just got the message. We’ve all admitted …

2014-05-31: @ejknapp yeah, it’s fairly un-modernised I would say :)

2014-05-31: “the biggest news here is that it now has a full UI designer”: @daveverwer about …

2014-05-31: @kevinmarks thanks - local knowledge is invaluable :)

2014-05-31: @kevinmarks yeah - was wandering around there earlier, must have missed it :)

2014-05-31: @kevinmarks yell if you fancy catching up over a lunch or a beer - it’s been far too long :)

2014-05-31: @kevinmarks not sure how I missed Chaat - could swear I walked past where the map says it is and …

2014-05-31: @daveverwer if your place has a bar, I could meet you there and we could concoct a plan…

2014-05-31: @kevinmarks are you around this week, btw? Messages you a while back on FB, but it may have got …

2014-05-31: @kevinmarks @daveverwer @mindbrix amber was the one I was thinking about

2014-05-31: @daveverwer @mindbrix @uliwitness also happy to accept recommendations - I don’t know this …

2014-05-31: Where are you staying @daveverwer? There’s an Indian restaurant on 4th that looked …

2014-05-31: @mindbrix @daveverwer @uliwitness no worries - yell if you want, when you get back. Always …

2014-05-31: @mindbrix @daveverwer in town? i’m union square-ish, might be up for beer/food this evening …

2014-05-30: @rkBerliner good work! If you can bring some extra, I’ll take it back to Scotland …

2014-05-30: Apologies, by the way, for breaking the weather here. I think the Hebridean skies followed me from …

2014-05-30: @uliwitness yeah, I am here now. @pieteromvlee isn’t here until tomorrow. I guess I needed …

2014-05-30: @pieteromvlee @maxvoltar attempted to reply the same thing but my wifi failed! Thanks for the invite …

2014-05-30: I always end up with spares of these. If anyone would like to swap a UK one for a US one, that would …

2014-05-30: Breakfast. Do Virgin Atlantic have a weight limit for passengers? Only, I’m here for another 8 …

2014-05-30: @uliwitness yeah, no problem - we can figure something out later :)

2014-05-30: @abizern excellent - we should definitely catch up.

2014-05-30: @StuFFmc oh yeah - too early clearly :)

2014-05-30: @uliwitness cool! I have a vague plan for breakfast in the Pinecrest diner at some point (mostly …

2014-05-30: @al45tair @uliwitness @sutes sorry! It’s been a long time since I was last here :)

2014-05-30: Simple requirements for a hotel: electrical fittings remain attached to wall. Or am I being too …

2014-05-30: @uliwitness are you here too?

2014-05-30: me: @daveverwer’s early today me, after further thought: oh, I’m in California…

2014-05-30: @pieteromvlee if I am, I will let you know ;)

2014-05-30: @andy_chandler chicken egg problem :)

2014-05-30: @smeger @stuffmc actually, it looks like it’s closed :( t.co/Vugvfrnht…

2014-05-30: @pieteromvlee have a good trip tomorrow too - what time do you get in on Saturday?

2014-05-30: Anyone had trouble with Hockey upload from Jenkins recently? Ours has started complaining about the …

2014-05-30: @politepix I think that’s what my butler asked for ;)

2014-05-30: @politepix I think that this hotel was built some time before the founding fathers arrived…

2014-05-30: @samdeane erm, I mean the album

2014-05-30: Time to wake up: large Americano + Angel Dust by FNM (that’s just the song angel dust, btw…)

2014-05-30: @smeger @stuffmc I’ll probably head down to SoMA at some point today too - will keep an eye …

2014-05-30: @stuffmc @nilayp I might well be up for that unless I decide to do some sort of day trip (I’m …

2014-05-30: Much as I dislike globalisation, the lack of a kettle in my hotel room is somewhat compensated for …

2014-05-30: Installed in my luxurious penthouse suite (#not) in SF. Let the #wwdc malarkey commence. Well, after …

2014-05-29: About to board at LHR. Next stop SFO.

2014-05-28: Any other #WWDC folks on the Virgin 13.00 LHR->SFO tomorrow?

2014-05-27: @chrisfromhexx bit unclear if that applies to payg / data / roaming

2014-05-27: @chrisfromhexx do you know if that includes payg ones? their website also mentions some sort of 30 …

2014-05-27: Hey US friends - is there a pay as you go sim I can get that will do data? (for my iPhone 4S)

2014-05-27: Also nice to reacquaint myself with Whitecross Street market’s falafels. Not as good as …

2014-05-27: Great to see some of the @FootballManager team again at SI towers - sorry if I didn’t say hi …

2014-05-27: @pbur hah - just seen @justin’s response - I think I prefer that interpretation…

2014-05-27: @pbur and only 16.9 mill still open right? :P

2014-05-25: RT @bowbrick: Splendid. “First use of the phrase ‘complete bollocks’ on an …

2014-05-25: RT @alicebell: “Nigel Farage talks complete bollocks” Bill Newton Dunn, Lib Dem who just …

2014-05-24: RT @paulfinney1969: I seen my club almost go bust we stood with buckets to save it today I seen them …

2014-05-24: RT @alexrozanski: This post on “of course” design is spot on: t.co/L5Gf39Acj…

2014-05-24: @siegel it’s less disturbing if the mower makes it

2014-05-24: RT @LayerVault: ✩ Best project management tools? — t.co/oMTOsbz6R…

2014-05-22: Birmingham, I am not quite in you (and heading for Kenilworth)…

2014-05-22: @Whakkee thanks - we are awaiting news on the cat - hopefully she’s just a bit under the …

2014-05-22: @whakkee yeah - fortunately managed to sort it out :)

2014-05-22: Cat needs to go to vet, C busy at work, I’m on a plane at lunchtime, various other crises in …

2014-05-21: @linappio yeah - this would be otherwise known as my bath mode :)

2014-05-21: @abizern I was more worried about myself… how can I not go to AltBeardBash? How can I not go to the …

2014-05-21: @abizern crisis: AltBeard Bash clashes with the Sketch meetup!

2014-05-21: @linappio a badge showing number of available episodes for each one would also solve the main …

2014-05-21: @linappio iP used to sort faves by date (by design or accident!), but in iP Radio they just seem to …

2014-05-21: @linappio if we’re getting fancy, I’d also like to be able to queue up a stream of them …

2014-05-21: @linappio also, there seems to be a bug where after a certain number, you just can’t add more

2014-05-21: @linappio for a start they should be sorted by date so that you can see when you have new stuff

2014-05-21: My first Mac (not actually this one!) t.co/x5Pro3GFg…

2014-05-20: @schmerg @habitatuk interesting point…

2014-05-20: For some reason though, it took @HabitatUK about four weeks to notice this fact, during which time …

2014-05-20: Totally useless service from @HabitatUK. They don’t deliver off the mainland (WTF?) but their …

2014-05-19: Favourites in the iplayer radio app really are spectacularly broken

2014-05-19: Wow - @habitatuk have a pretty rubbish delivery system if you live on the Isle of Lewis :( Just been …

2014-05-19: Thinking slowly - I do this a lot with coding; I like to let something brew for a good while before …

2014-05-18: Good stuff on Debugging from @borkware t.co/K3qKth0Z4…

2014-05-18: well done @cloudpurple - you saved me the trouble of telling @paddy_o_c the temperature :)

2014-05-18: @theostauffer ah mTropolis - those were the days!

2014-05-17: Finding More Than One Worm in the Apple - ACM Queue - Good stuff t.co/eTqmcdBCB…

2014-05-16: Beer, takeaway curry, and… paperwork. Two out of three ain’t bad right?

2014-05-16: @richardbuckle very true - get the tests in place first so you can measure the change in entropy and …

2014-05-16: @johnhaselden I find a flamethrower is also effective…

2014-05-16: (obviously this does not apply if “fix it” requires months of work… but still… the more …

2014-05-16: In the vast majority of cases, any other approach has caused more pain further down the line.

2014-05-16: For me, one simple rule applies to pretty much all coding situations: if you see a mess, fix it. Not …

2014-05-15: @duaneobrien right back at ya…

2014-05-14: Ticket secured for Wemberly, Wemberly, Wemberly.

2014-05-12: Woo and indeed hoo! WWDC trip may have to be diverted via Wembley…

2014-05-12: not that I want to get ahead of myself @neildejyothin, but… it just so happens that I will be …

2014-05-12: Come on #QPR

2014-05-10: RT @TheTweetOfGod: People tend to greatly underestimate the frequency with which they should shut …

2014-05-09: Come on #QPR - in ‘arry we trust. Sort of. Maybe?

2014-05-09: RT @TheTweetOfGod: THE FIVE STAGES OF GLOBAL WARMING Denial Guilt Depression Acceptance Drowning

2014-05-09: @anlanntair sounds good! Sadly I was snared by the culinary delights of a bag of chips from …

2014-05-09: Sudden urge to have lunch out today is being thwarted. No veggie lasagne at the Bridge cafe, and the …

2014-05-08: @steipete weird - does sound like an overreaction by SO

2014-05-08: @steipete can you not add a comment to the question? perhaps slightly better than doing it as an …

2014-05-08: On issue tracking and ticketing - good stuff from @richardbuckle t.co/Rd1vO9HYQ…

2014-05-08: @uliwitness @secboffin I forgive Hypertalk a lot, for historical reasons :) I get really annoyed …

2014-05-08: completely agree with this post from @secboffin t.co/5qFekSZW1…

2014-05-08: Too much of the conversation has remained on Twitter, making it a choice between cutting oneself …

2014-05-08: Unfortunate, but not unexpected. I’ve used t.co/C1vcRP9Kr… since the beginning, but I don’t …

2014-05-07: @bomberstudios @github @thebeeapp well @danielctull? Eh?

2014-05-07: Shock news: people who kill and eat animals say that other people who kill and eat animals should …

2014-05-06: The Horne Section - it’s like musical comedy, without the comedy…

2014-05-06: for some reason, Propeller Heads, Bill Murray, Crosby Stills Nash & Young are jostling for …

2014-05-06: @bomberstudios this is very good news :)

2014-05-06: I think I need a holiday. A long holiday…

2014-05-03: Congrats to ex #QPR boys Gareth Ainsworth & Shaun Derry

2014-05-02: @dodgio @sourcetree yeah - the random hangs are a pain. I’m getting used to the new UI, I miss …

2014-05-02: Major trip down memory lane… something I worked on a very long time ago: t.co/hJDkIchMI…

2014-05-01: @paulanthonywils @semanticist actually according to DVLA it’s broader than that - …

2014-05-01: @paulanthonywils @semanticist SY is a Stornoway plate; sounds about right…

2014-05-01: RT @JoshuaKerievsky: TDD? It’s only useful for a few things, like focus, confidence, stress, …

2014-05-01: @richardbuckle @trusteer @hsbcukbusiness it’s gone - won’t be coming back

2014-05-01: @marramgrass doesn’t like it when you uninstall whilst Safari is running either… …

2014-05-01: @marramgrass yep - well it’s uninstalled again on my system and won’t be coming back, …

2014-05-01: @marramgrass I got tired of answering the bloody web form every time. Think I will disable it again …

2014-05-01: I resisted installing @trusteer Rapport, as I’m a bit dubious. When I finally give in, I get… …

2014-05-01: Finally doing a bit of work on the @HebCelt app today. Interesting revisiting a code base once a …

2014-05-01: is it just me finding the new @sourcetree stages/unstaged UI very confusing?

2014-05-01: RT @tmaes: I don’t get the sudden extreme iPad scepticism. One lesser quarter in an amazing …

2014-04-30: Builders have been brilliant, but it’s nice to have the house to myself for a day…

2014-04-30: Judging by their nanopad2 software, Korg really need to hire a Mac developer!

2014-04-29: RT @JonCG: My name is… Oh, we’ve done that bit. RT @BScenex: The cast of The Princess …

2014-04-29: Just got a reminder for the 2014 tax return. Was thinking: they’re a bit keen. Then I realised …

2014-04-29: @hatfinch I think I can hear the strains of Tom Waits’ “the piano has been drinking”…

2014-04-29: Long shot, but anyone in or near Stornoway got a UPS I could borrow for Friday?

2014-04-25: @daveverwer that explains it :)

2014-04-25: Blimey - it’s Dave-o-clock already…

2014-04-25: @andreagelati Sikuli looks nice in theory, but it’s a bit nasty and java-ish to install

2014-04-24: RT @cne_siar: The Awards will celebrate high levels of achievement in quality design in the Outer …

2014-04-24: RT @cne_siar: Nominations are being sought for the second bi-annual Outer Hebrides Design Awards.

2014-04-24: Favourite tools for automating UI testing in Mac apps people?

2014-04-22: @sgaw @pieteromvlee :)

2014-04-22: @jgrahamc @manxvelo write the wrong line first, then refactor ;)

2014-04-22: @steipete yeah - I did wonder about that…

2014-04-22: @pieteromvlee @abizern that whole album is a classic… t.co/PSflhMLeN… #samueltaylorwho? …

2014-04-22: Some new blogging malarky… t.co/z5Kd6poDA…

2014-04-22: @rsebbe @pieteromvlee which isn’t to say that there’s not room for more!

2014-04-22: @rsebbe @pieteromvlee not via notifications I think, but we definitely do some work to crazy …

2014-04-22: @stemichels @pieteromvlee I’m hoping to write a blog post describing how we use it, and …

2014-04-22: @stemichels @pieteromvlee you can find Coma on github at t.co/LUZcyuRaT… I resisted linking …

2014-04-22: @rsebbe @pieteromvlee yeah, we coalesce changes when dragging, for sure

2014-04-22: @steipete @pieteromvlee a bit more detail t.co/YkiE3UsxX…

2014-04-22: @steipete @pieteromvlee yeah, to be fair, there were some entanglements that contributed to the …

2014-04-22: @pieteromvlee @steipete the other overhead was boxing/unboxing

2014-04-22: @pieteromvlee @steipete it made it hard to do large scale model changes (eg creating a graph from …

2014-04-22: @pieteromvlee @steipete there was definitely some overhead, but the big problem in my book was the …

2014-04-21: Wearing shorts. In the Hebrides. Advisory: bright sunshine reflecting from my pale flesh may cause …

2014-04-21: RT @GRRM: I’m in a rush to finish the next book, so the entire second half will be written …

2014-04-19: @duncanlowrie I may need a bigger desk…

2014-04-18: Idle question computer people: anyone got any smart solutions to the …

2014-04-18: @cocoanetics I’m going…

2014-04-18: @steipete @richardbuckle days? you must be doing it wrong!

2014-04-18: @th_in_gs @neilinglis cheers folks - I guess going via LHR and a stop over with my family in London …

2014-04-18: Yay - had it confirmed that I’ve got a WWDC ticket after all. Any flight recommendations from …

2014-04-17: @dannygreg cheers Danny :)

2014-04-17: @drewmccormack likewise :) when I tried to actually buy it, the site gave me an error… but I have an …

2014-04-16: RT @activehistory: Oh I like this. In The Times today. t.co/bPLJIyZco… (RT @GilesKristian)

2014-04-16: Just got all nice and cozy in the bedroom when of course the power returned… …

2014-04-16: Power cut. Bugger.

2014-04-15: @jamesthomson :)

2014-04-15: RT @emanuelsa: Where can I buy sleep? Me and @NunoMRocha would like to buy some.

2014-04-15: @jamesthomson no fair!

2014-04-15: When you live in the Hebrides, this isn’t what you want to see… t.co/KdFQ4fgx8…

2014-04-15: RT @sketchapp: New blog post: A big thank you! - t.co/bKuu5HAbr…

2014-04-14: @aureliobk cool - thanks! :)

2014-04-14: @pjwilkinson @pieteromvlee check out this blog post: t.co/P0eN0APyW…

2014-04-14: @fyrts @pumpkin @pieteromvlee @cjdowner @emanuelsa that’s dangerous - I am a serious fan of …

2014-04-14: @samdeane sorry - DNS caching problems - it will eventually show the right thing!

2014-04-14: Well it’s a relief to be able to finally say what I’ve been working on in Sketch …

2014-04-14: @jamesthomson @shweepa @sketchapp a certain amount of MAS caching lag going on I think…

2014-04-14: @richardbuckle ouch

2014-04-14: @steipete cheers! must give slack another go when the dust settles :)

2014-04-14: @steipete but it’s a web app :( tried it, but really didn’t like the clients

2014-04-14: @al45tair thanks!

2014-04-14: @danielctull @dative :)

2014-04-14: @danielctull @dative should have updated - possibly a caching issue…

2014-04-14: RT @sketchapp: You can read more about it (especially about upgrading from Sketch 2 to 3) on our …

2014-04-14: RT @sketchapp: Sketch 3 is now available - t.co/5VBFaohK6…

2014-04-14: Hmm… I wonder what happens if we press this big button here…

2014-04-14: @irdodd @pieteromvlee cheers!

2014-04-14: RT @LoveableLobster: @sketchapp in anticipation, furniture stores in copenhagen have started to sell …

2014-04-14: @sgaw @pieteromvlee sorry, what was that? you’re breaking up Simon… :)

2014-04-14: @weestudio looking forward to it…

2014-04-14: @danielctull @pieteromvlee cheers :)

2014-04-14: @th_in_gs this chap floats up and down - go figure… t.co/k3ShKlABX…

2014-04-14: @jamesthomson :)

2014-04-14: @wdevoe :)

2014-04-14: Should be an interesting day today…

2014-04-14: RT @sketchapp: Sketch 3 will be available later today, more info coming soon.

2014-04-13: No expense spared at WWDC back in the day… t.co/ow2vA8Hkm…

2014-04-12: Is it just me, or is the Stornoway broadband not very broad today?

2014-04-12: Loving the @reederapp Mac beta. Would love it even more if I could hide this bit (opposite of …

2014-04-11: @schmerg brings back some party memories :)

2014-04-11: Apple pie at the Woodlands Centre: 10/10. Chances of getting work done, due to abundance of loud …

2014-04-10: Am I the only person baffled as to why @BBCNews are obsessed with the Oscar Pistorius trial? Who …

2014-04-10: Oh no, @meatfreetweets, what on earth have you done to your lovely pies? :(

2014-04-10: @abizern :)

2014-04-10: @abizern read it again… slowly this time ;)

2014-04-10: I’m sure you’ve seen this @abizern - in fact, you probably made it… …

2014-04-10: @secboffin @ctp @mmalcc the droppings of the Zinger bird may also be of use. If you can throw Zinger …

2014-04-10: @ctp @secboffin @mmalcC what you need here is to ask a religious lady to brew up - it’s the …

2014-04-08: Joking aside, I’m glad Apple did a lottery for #WWDC - it’s got to be fairer than …

2014-04-08: coffee time at the Woodlands Centre…

2014-04-08: @paulfeakins ooh - nice one, looks like a neat idea, thanks

2014-04-08: @paulfeakins this sort of thing: t.co/YnCw5OaWo…

2014-04-08: In other news: Today I am mostly pruuf redding

2014-04-08: That thing where you tweet something containing egregious grammatical errors and lots of people …

2014-04-08: @johnhaselden yeah, it’s kind of a relief really :)

2014-04-08: Dear Developer, you’ve done Macs forever and probably know it all; we gave your #WWDC ticket …

2014-04-07: Dear #bbc - repeat after me. I am not a tabloid. I am not a tabloid. I am not etc…

2014-04-07: @al45tair yeah, that’s the one that doesn’t seem to build. I found the W3C Perl one …

2014-04-07: Can anyone recommend a good command line web link checker for OS X? I found linkchecker but it …

2014-04-04: Brilliant - @BBCiPlayer no longer does radio, and the BBC radio app has a useless un-sorted …

2014-04-03: WWDC tickets applied for… for the first time in ages… lets see where the dice fall eh

2014-04-03: @bomberstudios apparently it’s work on the loft, not the dungeon… ;)

2014-04-02: @tobestool I just had an image of your car covered in sheep…

2014-04-02: Phase 2 of house building work delayed by current client having the temerity to want more work from …

2014-04-02: Wow, this pollution is really ba… oh no, wait, I’m in the Hebrides :)

2014-03-29: Veggie breakfast at An Lanntair #ftw

2014-03-28: Achievement unlocked: Kate Bush tickets obtained for Caroline’s birthday weekend.

2014-03-27: First Tai Chi class after a five week absence. Loved it. Apart from the bit at the end where I …

2014-03-27: Back from the dentist - turns out I may not need a filling after all #bonus

2014-03-22: Just another low-scoring day in the prem then…

2014-03-21: RT @sketchapp: t.co/K89iRpUWU…

2014-03-21: Finally back home with my three favourite creatures.

2014-03-21: @th_in_gs getting there slowly thanks!

2014-03-21: Given what happened in Edinburgh last time, can I just point out how completely satisfied I would be …

2014-03-21: Made it to Glasgow at least…

2014-03-21: @jelledelaender arriving alive is always a bonus :P

2014-03-21: @jelledelaender thx - I guess you got back ok last night?

2014-03-21: On the train to Birmingham Int for phase one of my return home.

2014-03-20: @bbciplayer so write a native app guys ;)

2014-03-20: So the new @BBCiPlayer still requires flash? #wtf?

2014-03-20: I love being part of a distributed team, but it’s great to do the face-to-face thing from time …

2014-03-20: Another bonus of #nsconf this year was the opportunity for the bohemian coding team to actually meet …

2014-03-20: Heading back from #nsconf via Coventry & Kenilworth today, then a flight from Birmingham …

2014-03-20: My #NSPlague seems to have migrated from my throat to my chest, with a small expeditionary force …

2014-03-20: Uh oh - socks just failed to checksum. I seem to have an off-by-one error…

2014-03-19: @bmf cheers :) I am a firm believer in the healing power of curry…

2014-03-19: I could have done without my #NSPlague at #nsconf, but them’s the breaks. Not as bad as the …

2014-03-19: Another great #nsconf - thanks to all the team.

2014-03-19: RT @siegel: I think that @lexfri is a little too understated and self-effacing. He shouldn’t take …

2014-03-19: @sourcetree I have attached a couple of recent hangs to SRCTREE-2155

2014-03-19: @sourcetree almost definitely - I’ll take a look. If not, once I’m Barack from #nsconf i …

2014-03-19: Next time I moan about there not being enough technical sessions at #nsconf, remind me of …

2014-03-19: Looking at the screens of the #nsconf attendees in front of me - “cool”, I say, someone …

2014-03-19: @jamesthomson I am already broken :(

2014-03-19: RT @chwalters: After evaluating the risks you can decide whether the rewards are enough or the …

2014-03-19: RT @chwalters: Zooming out a bit, most #NSConf talks have actually been about risk management of …

2014-03-19: RT @chwalters: I think @mzarra is right to highlight the risks of using 3rd party code on a project …

2014-03-19: Why I Think Marcus Is Wrong t.co/o7mY4mNBM… Sorry, couldn’t resist ;) #nsconf

2014-03-18: @yumyoko curse the #NSPlague indeed! I might poke my head into the bar in a bit… although the bed is …

2014-03-18: Had to bail out early from the #nsconf party - I realised that in my current state, I simply …

2014-03-18: @andy_chandler their “Ace of Cold Remedies” album was a classic…

2014-03-18: Right, just time for another Lemsip before (belatedly) hitting the party. #rockandfuckinroll

2014-03-18: Fab talk by @rands to round off another day at #nsconf.

2014-03-18: Really enjoyed @dlpasco’s blitz at #nsconf

2014-03-18: @mattjgalloway better start with JPEG decoding first. Or perhaps crypto ;)

2014-03-18: Damn, I think the medicine is wearing off :( #ugg

2014-03-18: One for the last #nsconf speaker (don’t laugh @RichardBuckle) t.co/kqZSsd88t…

2014-03-18: Hi @steipete would love to talk PDF with you at some point during #nsconf :)

2014-03-18: If this was WWDC back in the day, people would now be shouting “tie!” #nsconf ;)

2014-03-18: @mzarra “if you didn’t write the code, how are you going to debug it?”. Um, yeah, …

2014-03-18: Oh dear, just had the “some vegetarians eat fish” conversation with the catering staff …

2014-03-18: RT @StuFFmc: Anyone having a Mac App using Push/Remote Notifications attending #nsconf? (Please …

2014-03-18: @jelledelaender @qnoid :)

2014-03-18: @qnoid it’s quite fun if you ‘forget’ to warn your colleges about it too ;)

2014-03-18: @DamianOS3 must catch up - you caught me on the hop yesterday and I’ve not seen you since :)

2014-03-18: Really good stuff from @qnoid on using sounds in debugging. One trick I use quite often is the …

2014-03-18: Some excellent points in the last couple of talks from @siegel and @DamianOS3 at #nsconf - rang some …

2014-03-18: I seem to have woken up with someone else’s voice. Is Tom Waits attending #nsconf?

2014-03-18: @chrisfromhexx It’s a well know fact that nature documentaries will send you blind…

2014-03-17: @bmf @uliwitness just get sucked in…

2014-03-17: @uliwitness great work on the Hypercard evangelism :)

2014-03-17: @abizern now wash your hands…

2014-03-17: By some miracle I seem to have woken feeling a little less deathly. Roll on #nsconf

2014-03-16: On the hard stuff at #nsconf t.co/xI6AXXXtI…

2014-03-16: @richardbuckle good point…

2014-03-16: I think I’ve progressed from man flu to geek flu. This is where your body aches all over, and …

2014-03-16: …and DNS for the Ramada. Obviously better to use DHCP if you can… #nsconf t.co/4OcuHN4LF…

2014-03-16: If you have trouble with the DHCP server at the Ramada like I did, some details: …

2014-03-16: Anyone else having trouble with the ramada wifi? #nsconf #wevebrokenitalready

2014-03-16: En-route to #nsconf with @chwalters and @mikeabdullah

2014-03-16: RT @amyruthworrall: Rail replacement buses today, so decided to drive to NSConf. Big mistake! Apple …

2014-03-16: @pauldarcey yeah - I really hope not. Feeling pretty crappy right now, but hopefully I’m far …

2014-03-16: Been away from home for 4 weeks now, so of course the day before #nsconf is the day that I start …

2014-03-15: @schmerg yeah, sounds about right. Had a look at eBay & Apple. Good idea to look at the …

2014-03-15: …and I’m talking UK prices, although I guess I can do the math :P

2014-03-15: (I’m selling not buying)

2014-03-15: What do you reckon a fair price is for an iPad (3rd Gen), 64Gb, Wifi?

2014-03-14: RIP Tony Benn. Although I doubt if he’ll be resting somehow. He’s not the sort to let a …

2014-03-14: Well switching to a new machine has eliminated that as a source of @sourcetree’s endless …

2014-03-13: Oh, Microsoft have converted my points into an earth shattering £1.02. So many opportunities now …

2014-03-13: @al45tair I have achieved a better understanding of what’s going on in PDF… turns out that …

2014-03-13: @neilinglis still fairly sure the knowledge is buried in the system somewhere though!

2014-03-13: @neilinglis yeah - I found that, cheers. I might need to mangle it a bit, but should do what I need.

2014-03-13: @al45tair it does indeed

2014-03-13: @al45tair kind of implies that the knowledge is buried in the system somewhere…

2014-03-13: @al45tair I have a pre-separated one here where the separation colour is specified as a named …

2014-03-13: @al45tair cheers - the thing is, it’s essential I think for parsing PDFs

2014-03-13: Does anyone know: is there any programmatic way to get an NSColor from a Pantone colour name?

2014-03-13: @joshwayne @bomberstudios I already have a bunch of scripts which set up a lot of that stuff, but …

2014-03-13: @joshwayne @bomberstudios another great resource - cheers

2014-03-12: @bomberstudios ideally not :)

2014-03-12: @bomberstudios boxes looks cool too, but I have such a nice intricate miss mash of stuff already, …

2014-03-12: @bomberstudios whoa - that looks like just what I need for the GUI stuff. Cheers!

2014-03-12: Ok, I now get the retina Mac screen thing. I am sorry I doubted you all.

2014-03-12: @bomberstudios yay indeed I have the process slightly automated, but there are still a hell of a lot …

2014-03-12: Current status: installing all the things

2014-03-12: London, I am in… #youknowthedrill

2014-03-12: @IRDodd @abizern too cool? Too cool? Why I oughta…

2014-03-12: @phaistonian @bomberstudios have tried them all ;) @sourcetree is my favourite, when it’s …

2014-03-12: Back to Londinium for another flying visit…

2014-03-12: Yay - new laptop turned up. Boo - just as I’m about to leave to get on a train. At least I can …

2014-03-12: @abizern you aren’t the first one to mention this fact ;)

2014-03-12: @phaistonian look at the thread - that’s where we came in :) cc/ @bomberstudios

2014-03-12: @bomberstudios yeah I used to use Gitbox, but hit some bugs. I think I am what you’d call a …

2014-03-11: @daniel1of1 @mindbrix @sourcetree @gittower @abizern haha - I’m very happy on the git cli… …

2014-03-11: @mindbrix @gittower I tried it, but there are some things that I think @sourcetree does better (eg …

2014-03-11: Seriously frustrated by the state of @sourcetree. It used to be good, now it just crashes. What …

2014-03-11: @uemit :)

2014-03-11: partial answer to my own question -removing the entitlements file makes it go away, so it is clearly …

2014-03-11: As Jony Ive screams, I discover the true purpose of my iPad… t.co/bmdFFPLjV…

2014-03-11: @johnhaselden :)

2014-03-11: Anyone seen Xcode do this sort of thing with an app store build? t.co/7KjvVAlCu…

2014-03-10: RT @sketchapp: We have a blog, too - t.co/IoantVE4X…

2014-03-10: Grr. Is three days later enough for you? One estimate says 11th-13th. The email says 14th. …

2014-03-07: Costa coffee is clearly the high of hipster cool in Kenilworth - absolutely heaving.

2014-03-06: RT @honigstein: QPR spend more money on wages than Borussia Dortmund. Think about that for a moment.

2014-03-06: Ah, good old iTunes match and its random ability to turn itself off at the drop of a hat. For a …

2014-03-06: Claimed they had been the same price for two years. Must have got a discount last week then…

2014-03-06: I really like the samosas from Ambala - try to pop in every time I pass through Drummond St. Shame …

2014-03-05: Good talks from @stigbra and @secboffin at #LiDG too.

2014-03-05: RT @cocoadelica: @secboffin great talk at #LiDG tonight, many thanks! Went straight home and …

2014-03-05: Sadly I had to cut the evening short - felt decidedly dodgy, and wanted to be safely home before the …

2014-03-05: Glad to have finally made it to #LiDG (when I lived here I always played 5-a-side on a Wednesday!)

2014-03-04: If you continually hit refresh on the shipping status page for Apple store items, they come faster …

2014-03-04: @sdarlington @secboffin there is one other one… “Bugs.”

2014-03-04: I have however finally booked my flights home after #nsconf - phew

2014-03-04: Somewhat frustrated to find that I can’t get back to Stornoway this week without losing too …

2014-03-04: @secboffin think I’ll have to take a rain check today, but see you tomorrow.

2014-03-04: > git pish I’ve clearly been living in Scotland too long.

2014-03-04: @secboffin if you’re going to be at #LiDG tomorrow then I’ll definitely catch up then

2014-03-04: @secboffin I’m on the Jubilee line, so Westminster might work. My day is looking a bit hectic, …

2014-03-04: @dative @secboffin @danielctull yeah, I will try to make it along tomorrow too

2014-03-04: @justkwin no doubt I can find a taker for the old machine amongst friends/family, or it might …

2014-03-04: @justkwin not yet. I think I may take a two pronged approach; new machine so that I can get stuff …

2014-03-04: @secboffin where will you be? I’m in London and might be able to pop in to town for a swift …

2014-03-04: @sgaw good idea, thanks! also just realised that the top config for the Air is one of the options, …

2014-03-04: gah! no way to buy a custom configuration from a retail store or get it delivered there for pickup; …

2014-03-04: @sgaw what did you have before? I’m interested to know how performance would compare to my …

2014-03-04: RT @HebSearchRescue: t.co/JX9TXo9wq… The latest issue of Casbag is available now, edition 33. …

2014-03-04: @jeffhellman thanks - I may try that. Annoying thing is I’m on the road for 3 weeks, and …

2014-03-04: Or, related, any devs out there using a recent air? Given that I have a iMac at home, I may be able …

2014-03-04: think I have to bite the bullet and replace my panicking MBP. Anyone know if the retail stores …

2014-03-03: Would love to hear if anyone knows any workarounds for it. It can go days without dying, or do it 3 …

2014-03-03: Annoyingly I have a mid-2010 MBP which seems to have the nvidia hardware problem and Mavericks now …

2014-03-03: Heading back to my mum’s place after @incarniac’s excellent wedding in Harrow. 24 hour …

2014-03-03: RT @dbalmeida: Looking for a great full stack engineer (Rails + AngularJS) for my team at Apple. …

2014-03-02: Just read your last blog post @pbur Somehow managed to miss the news before now. Congrats!

2014-03-02: @mtrostyle congrats!

2014-03-01: RT @olebegemann: Tim Cook: “If you want me to do things only for ROI reasons, you should get out of …

2014-02-28: Southward bound once again…

2014-02-28: @aallan or even just “everyone should learn how to analyse and decompose problems”

2014-02-28: RT @HarrietHarman: When it comes to decency and sexualisation of children, would you take lessons …

2014-02-28: @irdodd @mikeabdullah :)

2014-02-28: @amar_designer yeah - good stuff

2014-02-28: @opsgordon @pauldarcey bloody typical - it’s excellent in the Hebrides tonight apparently, and …

2014-02-28: Hmm… I wonder why the fans are whirring t.co/LmNOpxyAP…

2014-02-27: If you’re working with colour, and colour profiles hurt your brain, I suggest reading this… …

2014-02-27: @guardiantech hmm, yes, BT certainly display every sign of a skills shortage…

2014-02-27: @justkwin :)

2014-02-26: A stitch in time saves nine. As they say.

2014-02-26: @al45tair exactly. Which is a shame, given that people like @justkwin post lots of excellent stuff …

2014-02-26: Having the Apple Developer forums closed (you need a dev account) is a major PITA. I often forget to …

2014-02-26: @justkwin go to Mac Development / Core OS and enter the same “TCP_KEEP” into the search …

2014-02-26: @justkwin go to top level dev forums and enter “TCP_KEEP” in the search box. Nothing!

2014-02-26: @justkwin yeah - the search in the forums is a bit flaky, so I missed your reply first time

2014-02-26: @mikeabdullah was hoping to use it to allow Mac and iOS to notice when the other died - looks like …

2014-02-26: @schmerg this is for Mac<—>iOS communication on the same local net; I just want one to …

2014-02-26: @schmerg msgs sound like the way to go… easy enough I guess… cheers :)

2014-02-26: @schmerg ah, sorry, I misunderstood. So it would just ignore shorter settings… helpful :)

2014-02-26: To clarify: I meant experience of using setsockopt to set the timeouts to something sane cc/ …

2014-02-26: Anyone got experience of setting SO_KEEPALIVE/TCP_KEEPALIVE etc on iOS or OSX? Does it work? Doesn’t …

2014-02-25: @xiotex that’s win-win though right?

2014-02-25: @xiotex a llama?

2014-02-25: I do like @sourcetree, but it’s horribly hangtastic these days. Happy to submit some …

2014-02-25: RT @sketchapp: Sketch 2.4.3 is now available for download on the Mac App Store. Feedback/reports are …

2014-02-22: RT @ArtProgramming: “Code is like poetry; most of it shouldn’t have been written” …

2014-02-15: @British_Airways and it’s not like the storm wasn’t forecast well in advance; surely a …

2014-02-15: @British_Airways thanks for the reply. Simple things like not waiting an hour before walking the …

2014-02-15: So @British_Airways you can’t help the weather, but you could open more than 1 desk for the …

2014-02-10: RT @mikeash: OK, Apple, that’s enough with this provisioning bullshit. You’ve had your fun. Now stop …

2014-02-09: RT @StatsBritain: The top 5 winter sports in Britain: 1 Moaning about snow 2 Slipping 3 Losing A …

2014-02-08: RT @toastlady77: Nothing like a well written response to highlight hideous childish Tory behaviour …

2014-02-06: I totally agree with @th_in_gs! t.co/wirExoGIj…

2014-02-02: RT @macgeek02: More bug fixes and performance enhancements for VectorBoolean t.co/m2yzi8Icu… …

2014-01-31: @paulfraserwebb ace - I’m upstairs

2014-01-31: Coffee & laptop at the Woodlands Centre… a nice change of scenery. Fancy lunch …

2014-01-27: @dfauchier ping me a mail to sam@bohemiancoding.com - probably easier to talk that way…

2014-01-27: Hi @dfauchier, @emanuelsa asked me to help with Mirror. A few questions… what version of OS X and …

2014-01-18: @PaulFraserWebb 7.30? Totally random time there - can easily do earlier/later :)

2014-01-17: @PaulFraserWebb I seem to be in now tonight (got to see a man about a bass!) but maybe tomorrow eve?

2014-01-17: @PaulFraserWebb In the highly unlikely event that you find yourself in need of a beer this weekend, …

2014-01-16: @pasql sam@bohemiancoding.com will get there…

2014-01-15: Hi @pasql - can you send me the sketch file and I’ll take a look at that SVG export for you…

2014-01-09: @pieteromvlee @alexrozanski whereas Pieter was (I think) seeing it as premature optimisation that I …

2014-01-09: @alexrozanski @pieteromvlee I actually see using __weak as a premature optimisation if you’re …

2014-01-09: @alexrozanski @pieteromvlee part of my point really is the need to be aware of algorithmic …

2014-01-09: @alexrozanski @pieteromvlee yeah I should have said zeroing: they mask bugs, and also have an …

2014-01-09: .@pieteromvlee and I were arguing about weak refs earlier. I reckon they’re a weapon of last …

2014-01-08: Trying out @thebeeapp for our @sketchapp issues… Definitely liking things, but lots of feedback …

2014-01-08: @adurdin :)

2014-01-08: @adurdin eg I’m getting span {{-186.7919921875, -68.45458984375}, {648.046875, …

2014-01-08: @adurdin plain old english, no weird glyphs

2014-01-07: Anyone seen boundingRectForGlyphRange:inTextContainer: return rects with negative origins? Any idea …

2014-01-01: @mr_urf cheers Alan, I do indeed :)

2014-01-01: Welcome to 2014 folks - may it bring you all that you wish for!

2014-01-01: Happy New Year to my colleagues at @bohemiancoding and all our lovely @sketchapp and Fonts users. …

2013-12-21: @dotDaibhidh no no I totally agree, based on my experiences too :) Merry Christmas too :)

2013-12-21: @dotDaibhidh thanks for that ;) I bet you’re right though!

2013-12-21: @sgaw so we shall see. Hope it’s not the draytek/airport combo as I liked that setup better …

2013-12-21: @sgaw if that stuff is all at the exchange end, does suggest it might be the modem or airport. I …

2013-12-21: @sgaw in which case a change of modem might cause a reset of target SNR or similar.

2013-12-21: @sgaw yeah, I was thinking similar thoughts. Not sure if that can build up in the form of settings …

2013-12-20: Might also be that the BT end has reset on seeing a new modem, so the big test is whether it slowly …

2013-12-20: This could indicate various things… Including a fault with my draytek modem or …

2013-12-20: Interesting development on the broadband front… Dug out old (and previously flaky) BT router …

2013-12-20: @dative we have power… or gas… or internet… or water… just not all at the same time…

2013-12-20: In shock news, broadband is really struggling in Stornoway today. I’m getting 7Kb/sec …

2013-12-16: @BritishGasHelp Hi Joe, not sure if you got anywhere with looking at my account, but once again …

2013-12-16: Oops - power out in Stornoway it would appear…

2013-12-14: I approve of the Tim Minchin (on general principles), but even so…

2013-12-14: This carol concert seems to have gone a bit royal variety. Erm…

2013-12-14: Carols with the Stornoway Singers - 8pm at the town hall. Be there, or be… bah humbug.

2013-12-14: Loved our GF grill, right up to the point where it went bang! Out of warranty, but let me know if …

2013-12-14: @BritishGasHelp brilliant - thanks Joe

2013-12-13: Hi @BritishGasHelp, our account is up to it’s old tricks again - this time doesn’t want …

2013-12-13: One slight problem with being a distributed company… a @bohemiancoding xmas dinner might be …

2013-12-13: Hideous broadband speed here again. What the hell is going on? t.co/mcDhIZ1TE…

2013-12-11: Anyone else having trouble persuading Messages to connect to AIM today? Or is it just some local …

2013-12-10: This is not good… t.co/3jyNZSjZ0…

2013-12-09: @PaulFraserWebb hopefully you got my DMs over the weekend?

2013-12-08: once again, using BT broadband in Stornoway is like wading through treacle. Fixed? I think not. cc/ …

2013-12-07: @IainXMaciver still flaky in Plantation Road!

2013-12-06: @PaulFraserWebb happy to hold on to it for now - maybe something will occur to me!

2013-12-06: @dotDaibhidh sadly I think it’s a goner, even with redsn0w

2013-12-06: @dotDaibhidh ah! good plan, cheers :)

2013-12-06: @PaulFraserWebb :) So far the only thing left I can think of is to try to jailbreak it, but probably …

2013-12-06: @dotDaibhidh I did wonder about going down the jailbreak road. Have to ask the owner of the phone …

2013-12-06: Anyone seen a 3GS do this on restore? Any ninja recovery suggestions above & beyond the …

2013-12-04: Spot the deliberate mistake… #xcodehowIlovethee t.co/bBRdcSski…

2013-11-20: RT @xavez: Been working with @sketchapp a lot lately. This article neatly sums up how awesome it is …

2013-11-20: @makzan This is why t.co/KgEkGeu6D… cc/ @bohemiancoding

2013-11-18: @th_in_gs massive congrats!

2013-11-18: thanks @al45tair!

2013-11-18: RT @bohemiancoding: Blog post: Announcing Fonts - t.co/nGff84btz…

2013-11-18: RT @bohemiancoding: Say hello to Fonts - t.co/qDO8XdBkE…

2013-11-10: Problems with your Facebook app stalling on iOS? Mine improved massively when I turned off ipv6 …

2013-10-21: Football Manager craze has matured into a full-grown national obsession t.co/nvDSY1g3Q…

2013-10-21: @IRDodd @opsGavin happy birthday Ian!

2013-10-21: RT @IRDodd: @opsGavin @samdeane On his 2nd visit to the pies Sam says to me “If you hear a …

2013-10-21: And to all the #nsscotland friends old & new who’ve shared a coffee / beer / …

2013-10-21: Cheers also to my #nsscotland flatmates @danielctull @Dative and @CamAppSolutions for their fine …

2013-10-21: Fab time at #nsscotland 2013 - many thanks to @alancfrancis for putting it together.

2013-10-20: In the southern now - back the way we came, other side of the road. /cc @duncanlowrie

2013-10-20: Eating in Kampong Ah Lee in Clerk St #nscotland /cc @duncanlowrie

2013-10-20: @abizern @danielctull I’m still there :)

2013-10-20: RT @DamianOS3: I’ll be spending today in a room full of men who last night consumed vast quantities …

2013-10-20: A fine first day at #nsscotland yesterday, followed by a good night drinking and nattering. Looking …

2013-10-19: Good rails4ios tutorial today at #nsscotland. Went from no rails experience to an app deployed on …

2013-10-17: Productive trip up to #nsscotland - think I solved my signing issues with Neu, and got the new 2.0 …

2013-10-17: In the Salisbury Arms with @danielctull if any other #nsscotland folk are around.

2013-10-17: @neilinglis @nsscotland feels like Lewis to me… which is typical as it’s been nice …

2013-10-16: @kalensr nice one - do ask @sketchapp if you have any questions :)

2013-10-16: @kalensr I would say so, but then I’m biased. There’s a free trial, so give it a go! Cc/ …

2013-10-14: Bollocks - just clicked on a DM spam link in Twitter, apologies if you get some spam from me as a …

2013-10-14: That thing where you can hear a helicopter at 1am and it doesn’t mean the search & …

2013-10-13: Phew - sewage related crisis at C’s mum’s narrowly averted! #pokeitwithastick …

2013-10-11: @cjmlgrto @bohemiancoding @pieteromvlee @emanuelsa @cjdowner @jelledelaender :)

2013-09-29: @BTCare Ideally I’d like to go back about three bills earlier - 18 months back isn’t …

2013-09-29: @BTCare it seems that access to online bills is limited to about 18 months back. Is that really …

2013-09-28: Trying to download my phone bill - appears that t.co/PvfW2DRqX… only keeps a limited number. …

2013-09-27: @schmerg it’s all the rage with the kids apparently. I only use it for cat pics… …

2013-09-27: @simplebits @pieteromvlee will do anything to get a day out of the office ;)

2013-09-26: Average of 2 stars from 91 reviews - not just me then…

2013-09-26: Facebook iPad app seems completely broken for me… Anyone else?

2013-09-26: @wjjessen :) If you yell at @sketchapp they can answer any questions about cropping etc! Glad you …

2013-09-26: RT @wjjessen: Digging Ambientweet by @samdeane - watch your twitter stream pass by without using a …

2013-09-24: @geoffstear you bugger, that’s cheating! Are you coming to Faclan by the way? We have tickets …

2013-09-24: Oh dear… broadband really struggling in Stornoway today…

2013-09-19: Three cheers for Joe at @BritishGasHelp who’s finally sorted out our gas account. The rest of …

2013-09-14: Oof. Extreme fatigue seems to have hit me today. Lots to do, but I think a day on the sofa may be …

2013-09-13: @sgaw The @britishgashelp guys are very responsive, but so far I suspect they’ve been defeated …

2013-09-13: @sgaw hahah - by an unlucky chance, Eon currently supply our electricity..

2013-09-13: @sgaw unfortunately gas supply is a @britishgas monopoly in the western isles :(

2013-09-13: @BritishGasHelp ok, well that screenshot saying “Access to this section is currently …

2013-09-13: @BritishGasHelp are you sure? t.co/KJXAW8nUH…

2013-09-13: What is up with @britishgas? Their system is always down, it corrupted our address, & after …

2013-09-11: Hi @britishgashelp. You were in the middle of helping me last week, and it all went quiet. Any …

2013-09-11: RT @drewmccormack: I miss Steve.

2013-09-10: Remember that book trade-in I wanted? t.co/5njl79Wfg… It’s a start…

2013-09-07: More sense from @mattgemmell: t.co/sdMEnap6t…

2013-09-07: Accidentally bought a crustless pie from the co-op. What the hell is the point of a crustless pie?

2013-09-03: Absolutely knackered, but happy to be back on Lewis.

2013-09-03: RT @areskub: Holy Balls, @sketchapp Mirror is glorious.

2013-09-02: RT @jjguttmann: @sketchapp fantastic update! Sketch Mirror and easy blurring show why a tool like …

2013-09-02: @IRDodd @pieteromvlee @sketchapp :)

2013-09-02: RT @sketchapp: How to use USB instead of wi-fi with Sketch Mirror (and similar apps) - …

2013-09-02: @IOSDEVUK ah - I did wonder. I used to visit Aber regularly, but couldn’t remember quite when …

2013-09-02: Not actually going to @IOSDEVUK, but I’ll be on the 19.03 from Euston tonight, just incase …

2013-09-02: Hurrah - @sketchapp 2.3 and Sketch Mirror have been approved. Typically it happened whilst I’m …

2013-09-02: RT @sketchapp: Sketch 2.3 is now available for download - t.co/bMV3Vatcs… - read about it …

2013-09-02: RT @sketchapp: Sketch Mirror for iOS is finally available and it’s just $4.99! Buy it here - …

2013-09-02: Thanks @BritishGasHelp - have DM’d you a load of details!

2013-09-02: WTF? Our postal address on our British Gas account has randomly changed to something else again! …

2013-09-02: Hi @BritishGasHelp - seems like things are still messed up with our home move; old account showing, …

2013-08-31: RT @Jury: Chemical weapons and the destruction they wreak are horrible. But why are those deaths …

2013-08-30: @Louesfera hi! I’m afraid my dad now has that bag… sorry!

2013-08-30: @Dative @danielctull cool - see you there!

2013-08-30: @chwalters @mikeabdullah @RichardBuckle @Dative @danielctull yeah, don’t worry. Would love to …

2013-08-30: RT @sammyh: anyone know any freelance ios designers in Manchester? RTs appreciated :)

2013-08-30: @xiotex psshh - I am coming back down as a special envoy… ;)

2013-08-30: @chwalters and everyone is welcome to crash the @mikeabdullah / @richardbuckle ones if they happen …

2013-08-30: @chwalters but I’d be very happy to see anyone who happens to be around :) cc/ @mikeabdullah …

2013-08-30: @chwalters It’s asking a lot for folks to make a trip in to town just to meet up with me …

2013-08-30: @chwalters also probably in town on Sunday afternoon. cc/ @mikeabdullah @richardbuckle @dative …

2013-08-30: @chwalters tentative plan to meet up with @richardbuckle in town on Saturday afternoon cc/ …

2013-08-30: @chwalters planning on a brief cuppa with @mikeabdullah this afternoon in Euston cc/ @richardbuckle …

2013-08-30: @chwalters @mikeabdullah @richardbuckle @dative @danielctull evenings are a bit tricky unfortunately

2013-08-30: Not being able to submit from a beta XCode I understand. Not being able to submit from a beta OS? …

2013-08-29: With luck this also means chance for a bit of work on Neu and Ambientweet - house related stuff has …

2013-08-29: Heading to London for a few days r&r with the family.

2013-08-26: You want to make a snapshot Xcode? Ok… if you must. Oh. No? You want to crash instead?

2013-08-26: @alancfrancis no problem. They are both quite similar. Both seem a fair bit of use, but …

2013-08-26: @Louesfera not sure how I’d get it to you. Want to pay for postage?

2013-08-26: @pbur Weird. Only started happening recently for me, so I blamed Mav. Latest firmware update on the …

2013-08-26: @samdeane to be fair to @kaleidoscopeapp, it may be an issue with REDACTED - quite a lot of stuff is …

2013-08-26: Oh bugger, all that brick dust blowing into our garden really isn’t going to help our sheets :(

2013-08-26: Anyone else getting this one? t.co/JDlRZxFho… Worth reporting if so.

2013-08-26: I love @kaleidoscopeapp, but it’s being a bit crashy at the moment :(

2013-08-26: @dodgio apparently so! I’ve had the numbness for a while, but now feel like I’m …

2013-08-25: @alancfrancis one now has your name on it - no jacket required, I’m trying to de-clutter ;)

2013-08-25: @mikeabdullah nope - NSScotland but not Aber I’m afraid.

2013-08-25: I seem to be suffering from something that looks a lot like meralgia paraesthetica. It is quite …

2013-08-25: Londinium warning. I’ll be in town briefly next week (Fri - Mon). Would love to meet up with a few …

2013-08-25: Any developers out there interested in a WWDC 2000 or 2001 laptop bag?

2013-08-23: There was a time that I dreamt of shiny new computers. Now I’m shopping for ladders and …

2013-08-22: Anyone know what port(s) the new Xcode server stuff uses? Think I need to forward them.

2013-08-22: RT @budaloco: @sketchapp THE LATEST BETA IS THA SH****. Great job guys.

2013-08-20: Ah the joys of account reconciliation and VAT returns - what a fine way to spend an evening…

2013-08-18: I’m fairly sure that this is referring to North Beach & South Beach in Stornoway ;) …

2013-08-15: I like QPR on Facebook, so it suggested that I might also like Chelsea. #fail

2013-08-15: RT @mrpeterharness: The hardest part of being a writer is the relentless fucking misery of it all. …

2013-08-15: @Keidi_Keating hi keidi - @stevehuckle is the person looking for an editor. Keidi, Steve. Steve, …

2013-08-15: @dlpasco can’t reach the button from here… but @dannygreg probably can…

2013-08-15: Github he no working.

2013-08-15: Think Satanic Reverses needs a new verse though. “In 2013, all the same shit is still happening…”

2013-08-15: “Bail-out the banks loan art to the churches. Satanic Reverses.” Classic stuff from The Disposable …

2013-08-14: Excellent progress on under-the-hood @sketchapp malarky today. Love it when a plan comes together…

2013-08-14: Anyone got any connections in the non-fiction publishing world? A friend is looking for an editor…

2013-08-14: So there’s a football match tonight apparently. Come on you… umm.. yes.

2013-08-13: @neilinglis I reckon a trade in where you exchange a modest fee plus paper for an ebook would make …

2013-08-13: @neilinglis that would be a start, definitely.

2013-08-13: Wish someone would do a trade-in program for physical->digital books! Sort of iBooks Match.

2013-08-13: Today I am mostly posting pictures of AD&D books and listening to Metallica. Living the …

2013-08-13: Anyone else on Lewis having trouble with the vodafone signal? A friend here is wondering if it’s his …

2013-08-13: @alastairh having said that, they’re usually already looking at me funny before I start …

2013-08-13: @stornowayglenn can’t promise a very fast response at the mo, but I’ll get there …

2013-08-13: @stornowayglenn don’t forget to send me that website stuff if you need a hand untangling …

2013-08-13: @stornowayglenn hello Den Glenny - I never did properly say thanks for playing my interview…

2013-08-13: @alastairh sounds like I might be in France after all - either that or the auld alliance is alive …

2013-08-13: It’s almost as if English Guardian-reading vegetarians aren’t their prime market or something…

2013-08-13: I love living on Lewis, but the local shops have stopped stocking Lapsang and Linda McCartney pies! …

2013-08-12: The iOS Facebook apps are being really weird at the moment…

2013-08-12: Hmm - scot bake have started doing apple danish. There’s hope for them yet. Although it could do …

2013-08-09: Next don’t let you change your billing address online “for your security” but they let you add …

2013-08-09: Ok, we can drop the DEFCON level again, I’ve found the biscuits. It was looking bad there for a …

2013-08-08: Slight panic when I restarted the Airport and the broadband didn’t come back! Restarting the modem …

2013-08-07: …which means I’d prefer something that doesn’t compress the audio, since I will need to …

2013-08-07: Anyone used a decent USB tape deck on a Mac? Contemplating getting one so I can ditch my ancient …

2013-08-07: @wdevoe trying again - download is painfully slow here, so it may be some time…

2013-08-07: @wdevoe ah - I think I might have had the failed to mount problem with DP4, then caught the …

2013-08-07: @cjmlgrto g’day!

2013-08-07: @sgaw no, I have a dedicated DrayTek modem hooked up to an Airport Extreme. Same setup as you I …

2013-08-07: @chwalters yeah - probably a local issue… third time lucky…

2013-08-07: Anyone else had trouble downloading XC5dp5? I’ve had one corrupt dmg, and another download …

2013-08-06: Holy mother of wotsits, I appear to have broadband. Quick! Download all the things!

2013-08-06: And does it involve a bit of the developer site that’s still down?!

2013-08-06: Anyone remember how to add an existing developer id to a team so that they have access to iTC?

2013-08-05: So, start of another week without broadband… Really hope it’s the last one.

2013-08-03: Seem to have discovered that if I sit on the stairs I can reliably connect to next door’s public BT …

2013-08-02: Oops - posted to @sketchapp instead of my own account again… sorry folks!

2013-08-02: Latest email I got from BT gave Aug 9th as the start date. Hopefully being brought forwards, but… …

2013-08-02: Having all sorts of fun on Twitter talking to Talk Talk customer support (who the previous owner of …

2013-08-02: @TalkTalkCare you wouldn’t have to discuss their account at all, simply that you now hold no …

2013-08-02: @TalkTalkCare ah, the old data protection defence, I wondered how long that one would take to come …

2013-08-02: @TalkTalkCare which is why I’ll never be a Talk Talk customer…

2013-08-02: @TalkTalkCare instead of which the instant, instinctive response is “it’s not our fault, …

2013-08-02: @TalkTalkCare …and politely said “sorry if there was a delay, our end is clear now, BT …

2013-08-02: @TalkTalkCare …confirmed that the previous owner’s account was cancelled…

2013-08-02: @TalkTalkCare in the time you’ve spent replying to all my tweets, you could have got my …

2013-08-02: Sorry @TalkTalkCare, but the correct answer is never just “it’s someone else’s …

2013-08-02: @EONhelp think you need to follow me first

2013-08-02: @EONhelp losing track somewhat - a couple of days ago I think. will DM address

2013-08-02: @TalkTalkCare that’s what they are now doing - but it’s introduced an additional delay

2013-08-02: @TalkTalkCare makes sense - but then if the service had been cancelled properly, I wouldn’t be …

2013-08-02: @TalkTalkCare presumably it’s TT that tell BTOR when a service is cancelled (otherwise how …

2013-08-02: @TalkTalkCare that makes sense - but the problem is that the service isn’t / wasn’t …

2013-08-02: @TalkTalkCare ok - I think they’re asking for the MAC as a possible way of speeding things up …

2013-08-02: @EONhelp had a “to the occupier” letter asking me to phone, but really don’t want …

2013-08-02: @EONhelp any idea how long it should take between signing up on the web and being contacted?

2013-08-02: @TalkTalkCare you release MAC codes to your customers though right? And you presumably tell …

2013-08-01: @CamAppSolutions @sgaw social media helps a bit - at least one can complain in a way that is …

2013-08-01: @CamAppSolutions @sgaw yeah - there is a level of incompetence generally that is scary.

2013-08-01: Props to @BritishGasHelp for a quick response to my problem. Competent people do exist! Hurrah!

2013-08-01: @alastairh @britishgas :) Great response from them actually - they’ve sorted out the wonky …

2013-08-01: @BritishGasHelp thanks - just sent you a flurry of DM’s explaining the situation. Any help …

2013-08-01: @tevendale one of these? t.co/XpuYz6IIw…

2013-08-01: Now @britishgas are getting in on the incompetence act. They have changed our postal address to …

2013-08-01: @TalkTalkCare I have, and they say that you haven’t released the line.

2013-08-01: @iKenndac if BT had told us, 7 days ago when the initial order failed, that would have helped …

2013-08-01: Hi folks. Can anyone recommend a good MiFi like thingy that plays well with iOS/OS X & giff …

2013-08-01: Feck! No broadband until at least monday. Previous owners used Talktalk and they haven’t released …

2013-07-31: RT @RichardBuckle: Given a time machine I would try to: • eliminate the singleton anti-pattern • …

2013-07-31: RT @AppsAlliance: Ever received a patent troll demand letter? Upload it to Trolling Effects, a new …

2013-07-31: @EONhelp thanks - actually managed to get on line and sign up that way, but I will keep the phone no …

2013-07-31: Helpful.. “don’t call us, we’ll call you” /cc @BTbroadband …

2013-07-31: Sitting in the Arts Centre grabbing some bandwidth. Feel like I’m in a crazy race against time to do …

2013-07-31: @EONhelp just moved in, it was supplied by you

2013-07-31: Is there some sort of major fault in Stornoway @BTbroadband. Seems like lots of people are having …

2013-07-31: hi @eonhelp, what’s the best phone number to call to set up a new account? Got very patch net …

2013-07-30: @samdeane: Day 5 without our new broadband. Couldn’t be less impressed, @BTbroadband

2013-07-28: @ajwillia_ms @btcare sounds strangely familiar…

2013-07-28: RT @ajwillia_ms: Sorry @BTCare but this is 4 days without phone or broadband to the house. At what …

2013-07-28: Hey @BTbroadband - any chance you could help me track down my connection? Due on Fri 26th, still not …

2013-07-27: Moved over the road, taking my existing BT broadband with me, into a house that had it before. Did …

2013-07-26: @Code_ED I am indeed! Cheers :)

2013-07-23: Current ping time from my machine here to my server in London ~ 800ms :(

2013-07-23: Wouldn’t it be useful if Xcode had a tool that told you what variables a block captures.

2013-07-23: @iKenndac ooh - good site, thanks.

2013-07-23: Is Testflight down for other people, or do I have a routing problem here?

2013-07-23: Seems to be no @BTbroadband in Stornoway this morning. Again. Sigh.

2013-07-22: @mr_urf good call

2013-07-22: Really annoying fly buzzing around here. Keeps taunting me by sitting in plain view on expensive …

2013-07-22: Is it just my connection, or is Stornoway’s broadband knackered again?

2013-07-22: So if our government is right, and search engines make it easy to find illegal images, why aren’t …

2013-07-21: @chwalters also liked Lau, James Mackenzie, The Hot Seats. Oh, Van the Man wasn’t too …

2013-07-21: @chwalters Have to admit that the Red Hot Chilli Pipers were fun too.

2013-07-21: @chwalters top picks: Darrell Scott & Danny Thompson. Pete Roe. The Chair. Fatherson.

2013-07-21: @pbur oh dear!

2013-07-21: Seems like I picked a pretty good few days to take a holiday, given the noise from Mac/iOS devs. Is …

2013-07-21: Happy birthday @MrPeteRoe. Great set at #hebcelt13!

2013-07-21: RT @BenlevaSteve: Well done @HebCelt you’ve drunk all the @lochnessbrewery beer! Not bad for a …

2013-07-21: Another fab festival. Three cheers for the @HebCelt team and all those volunteers.

2013-07-18: Three days of @HebCelt beckon. Hurrah! Don’t forget the free radio broadcasts at …

2013-07-16: @Pixelmunky @sketchapp as Mrs Doyle might have said: gwan gwan gwan gwan gwan gwaaan

2013-07-16: My mission for later: Delivering faulty apple pie to the council offices… Funny old world.

2013-07-16: @pieteromvlee @chwalters yeah - I’ve not booked travel yet, so we could always extend it a bit …

2013-07-16: @GHarrisonSounds @xiotex The other Gavin Harrison would know :p

2013-07-16: Any recommendations on electronic drum kits people? (Would love real ones, but the electronic bit is …

2013-07-16: Possibly just a disturbance in the subspace aether, but the [redacted] XCode and OS X that I’m …

2013-07-15: @uliwitness I think the universe might explode - didn’t want to risk it just for a store …

2013-07-15: @uliwitness maybe - but use two custom buttons then, or at worst, two un-set radio buttons. Never …

2013-07-15: User Interface Fail On the Nectar website: t.co/dcafC2Kk5…

2013-07-15: Just realised that my poor old Mac mini jenkins server only has 2Gb of RAM. That would explain a few …

2013-07-15: Nice doodle from Google today t.co/mjNeFCP4K…

2013-07-15: @CamAppSolutions turned out lovely in the end…

2013-07-15: That thing where you get a bit carried away with the bug you’re chasing and don’t …

2013-07-15: It’s Monday… time for a bit of Dio. The Last In Line should blow away some cobwebs. …

2013-07-12: This blog post from the BBC says a lot (unintentionally) about the reality of iOS vs Android for a …

2013-07-12: To be fair, when he’s good, he’s excellent. Unfortunately we could say that of a lot of …

2013-07-12: It’s almost worth #QPR signing Richard Dunne, just to give us the opportunity to say: …

2013-07-12: My interview was dropped from the Isles FM Heb Celt special - oh the ignominy!

2013-07-12: A Lean and Concise Microsoft t.co/T8pmdDctg…

2013-07-11: RT @samdeanetuneage: David Sylvian & Robert Fripp - Brightness Falls t.co/ShripFUMO…

2013-07-11: @refnum yeah - fingers crossed and all that :)

2013-07-11: @th_in_gs cheers!

2013-07-11: Very sporting of us to give the Aussie tail-enders a go, but I think that’s enough now boys. …

2013-07-11: @secboffin cheers - and likewise for the @bignerdranch gig :)

2013-07-11: RT @elegantchaoscom: All Change at Elegant Chaos t.co/zAWJkE4WQ…

2013-07-11: @uemit cheers :)

2013-07-11: Less Chaotic, More Bohemian t.co/73rDXQLQ4… Somewhat old news by now, but I’ve finally …

2013-07-10: @aallan seems utterly pointless doesn’t t?

2013-07-10: Is it just me, or does the iOS do not disturb thing just totally not work for notifications, even on …

2013-07-09: @RichardBuckle @sgaw I confess I’m no expert, but I’m with you two. When I looked at it, …

2013-07-09: @alancfrancis you may need something like this script t.co/RIPzXO5ly…

2013-07-09: @DavidVanBeveren I’m English - that’s a given…

2013-07-09: The crash. Xcode’s way of telling you it’s time for a cup of tea…

2013-07-09: It would cannibalise some new sales, but it would also kill off a whole lot of second hand sales and …

2013-07-09: It would be a good way to get rid of some old devices that might be holding back adoption of new …

2013-07-09: Assuming that the new “low cost” iPhone is real… a super-smart thing for Apple to …

2013-07-09: The best thing about @github is the ability to implement something in a fork, then politely debate …

2013-07-09: Nice write-up for @sketchapp from Google product designer @jm_denis t.co/jUnXgo7v2…

2013-07-08: @martinwinter might be worth asking @pieteromvlee - he’s actually moving back now, but has …

2013-07-06: Go and get Dorothy’s book - currently free on Amazon and well worth a read! t.co/0LSpTNKa3…

2013-07-06: Transition Project Director t.co/MPOznkwOu… Interesting job going at the arts centre here…

2013-07-05: Adobe really are their own worst enemies… t.co/Tw342XKJH…

2013-07-05: Any developers interested in meeting up in Stornoway? t.co/pbwBLT2aK… More info on facebook, …

2013-07-05: Blimey. I make a free app for a festival (for free), and the only feedback I get is people asking …

2013-07-05: Tim Bray on the whole spying thing… t.co/3Rt5RXFMT…

2013-07-04: @glebd older photo!

2013-07-04: @s1mn thanks :) Yeah, I’ve been contracting on it for a while - really pleased to be full time …

2013-07-04: “So all I wanted in the end Was world domination and a whole lot of money to spend” #nma #ftw

2013-07-04: @dannygreg the country feels emptier already. On the plus side, the price of guitars has just …

2013-07-04: Hey, @s1mn - you might want to also check your device. I think it’s not connected… ;)

2013-07-04: We only want a joint account for bills, no credit facilities, but they want 3 yrs accounts from me …

2013-07-04: Clydesdale bank are doing their best to lose our business before they’ve even got it…

2013-07-04: All of a sudden, there seems to be a hell of a lot of churn in the industry. Something in the air? …

2013-07-03: I have a stubborn PDF bug that I haven’t fixed yet… but I’ve killed a ton of …

2013-06-22: @emanuelsa @pieteromvlee @cjdowner :)

2013-06-22: Senior VP (Beards)? or possibly Head of Time Travelling (http://t.co/XaaGeLxY3G)? cc/ @pieteromvlee …

2013-06-22: Hey @pieteromvlee, @emanuelsa and @cjdowner! Now that there is more than one designer & …

2013-06-22: One important area where the guys at @bohemiancoding needed some help was facial hair. Luckily I …

2013-06-22: @robbevan cheers - yeah it’s great :)

2013-06-22: Hi all - many thanks for the congrats on my new role at @bohemiancoding working on @sketchapp. Great …

2013-06-22: RT @bohemiancoding: We’re very happy to announce that @samdeane and @cjdowner are joining our team …

2013-06-21: @Aleatoric I think FF is just rendering/misinterpreting the mask and obliterating the image. …

2013-06-21: @Aleatoric do you mean that’s why the IDs are being stripped out? Hadn’t realised the …

2013-06-21: @devolute @sketchapp @aleatoric interesting - the ‘fixed’ image has had the ids removed, …

2013-06-21: @devolute @sketchapp @aleatoric cheers!

2013-06-21: @devolute @aleatoric can you send me an example of the change you make? I’ll try to get the …

2013-06-21: @ElectricArts @sketchapp the short answer to that would be: “yes”

2013-06-21: Well @giffgaff are great, but their latest survey is tedious beyond belief…

2013-06-20: @BTCare thanks - no faults listed so I’ve sent through a request for an SNR reset.

2013-06-20: hey @btcare, any idea if the recent broadband problems in Stornoway are fixed? My connection is …

2013-06-19: Been ranting with @emanuelsa about insane @FootballManager stuff back in the day. Turns out I can …

2013-06-18: @xiotex I’m mostly working on this t.co/UDCj8G6X6…

2013-06-18: @xiotex still in the Isle of Lewis, and still loving it. What are you up to? Full-time indie at the …

2013-06-18: @xiotex and yes, all hail the yakmeister.

2013-06-18: @xiotex I saw a documentary about the Eagles the other day… they were nattering on about buttons at …

2013-06-18: @xiotex is this a game about Peyote? You channelling Mr Minter or something?

2013-06-14: RT @HebCelt: Get the all new @Hebcelt app t.co/9SBYhhkro… Beautifully crafted by …

2013-06-14: RT @elegantchaoscom: Very happy to say that the HebCelt 2013 app is now in the store. …

2013-06-11: @mindbrix I think you meant to say “learning Sketch” there ;) /cc @sketchapp

2013-06-10: RT @elegantchaoscom: Right, I really will get the HebCelt 2013 app finished today, honest…

2013-06-10: @kevinmarks @suw just posted a big reply to your piece Kevin :)

2013-06-09: @opsGordon Apparently a fault in the exchange here. Other folks also reporting problems…

2013-06-09: @samdeane and back it comes… oh what fun.

2013-06-09: Aaaaand… there goes the broadband again…

2013-06-09: @Dunringle I think there’s some sort of rolling blackout going on in the Western Isles. …

2013-06-09: @MafVosburgh Maf, Maf, Maf. My broadband may come and go, but the quality of your jokes remains …

2013-06-09: Sod the Turing test, I’ll accept an AI when it laughs out loud (in a mildly cynical fashion) …

2013-06-09: RT @davidbaillie: I once asked Iain Banks what he was working on at the moment. He lifted a glass of …

2013-06-09: Anyone else been having a lot of trouble with the net connection in Stornoway over the last few …

2013-06-09: Loved your work Iain, your humour, and your view of the world. You will be missed.

2013-06-09: He left his mark though, which is all that any of us can hope for.

2013-06-09: After a lovely walk on a beautiful day, returning to hear of Iain Banks’ death is hard to take.

2013-06-09: RT @SpecHorizons: My fave picture of Iain Banks, taken last year during the party we held to …

2013-06-09: @sgaw if they think RSS is dying they are… misguided…

2013-06-09: @sgaw like I need more email…

2013-06-09: Looks interesting, but: no RSS feed? Really? Objective-C Periodical t.co/FGvp4imv2…

2013-06-08: Maths, Stornoway @uktesco style… Let me see… 40g for 80p, that’s 2p per gramme, that’s… …

2013-06-07: @alancfrancis @pbur looks like it, from what I can remember / see from how my project is set up. …

2013-06-07: @alancfrancis @pbur just seem to be doing this t.co/0G4yNdTPG…

2013-06-07: @alancfrancis @pbur ages since I last looked at this stuff - Ambientweet doesn’t appear to be …

2013-06-07: @alancfrancis @pbur ah yeah, was going to suggest that might be it - sounds quite likely

2013-06-05: Develop software? Live in the Hebrides? t.co/Iqj3WqpnO…

2013-06-04: @fraserhess @alancfrancis @pbur I have a deal with Colorado - I’ll go back when you go back to …

2013-06-04: @alancfrancis @pbur adopted @fraserhess :) I’m from London, but being a sensible chap I moved …

2013-06-04: @dannygreg I need gossip… and I need it now…

2013-06-04: @alancfrancis @pbur @fraserhess yeah - hope to… will buy a ticket soon, honest!

2013-06-03: Anyone know if @gitboxapp is being actively developed any more? Submodules have been broken for ages …

2013-05-28: RT @elegantchaoscom: A new version of Neu, for your delight and delectation. t.co/lVKsrJbzd…

2013-05-27: RT @elegantchaoscom: Time for a spot of work on HebCelt 2013. Hoping to submit shortly…

2013-05-27: but @alexrozanski, your call is important to us! And we mean that most sincerely…

2013-05-18: @emanuelsa uncanny resemblance eh?

2013-05-18: @frankdilo Cheers! @pieteromvlee and @emanuelsa take all the credit - I’ve done very little, …

2013-05-18: Nigel eh? That boy sure can stir the shit. However… t.co/FITy7QI9J…

2013-05-10: …please don’t assume that if you’ve said something on Twitter, everyone has heard. If …

2013-05-10: Note to folks still on Twitter - this fragmentation thing is a bugger I know, but…

2013-05-10: Think I’m going to turn off my IFTTT t.co/C1vcRP9c4… -> twitter bridge, and just …

2013-05-10: @aureliobk Boxing manager? Blimey!

2013-05-10: t.co/S3TdjQyqM… Precision is everything.

2013-05-10: @aureliobk are you on t.co/C1vcRP9c4… by the way? I tend to use it more than Twitter. Can …

2013-05-10: @aureliobk how are you anyway? Still working on FM?

2013-05-10: @aureliobk and also this t.co/qOpiE1DGp…

2013-05-10: @aureliobk cool that you guys know each other :) I can’t claim credit on the stability - been …

2013-05-10: t.co/Rpt9KXQp1… Ok Facebook, if I could just have my attention back for a little while …

2013-05-10: t.co/pRDUhJWS2… Seriously though - someone at a senior level should have known better. …

2013-05-10: t.co/6n4VhMuWU… And are they in a witness protection program yet?

2013-05-10: t.co/VxnOaLBF6… What I want to know is who is responsible, at an architectural level, for …

2013-05-10: t.co/cfXA1ukTm… Andrew Gilligan coming across as a total twat on radio 4 this morning.

2013-05-08: t.co/2rKbPC4hN… IB really could do with another way to edit layout constraints. Being able to …

2013-05-08: t.co/8aVTkzGsn… the future of sketch t.co/0M0REzVpA… I’ve been helping out a bit …

2013-05-07: Of course there were my days on the stand-up circuit, back when I had a bit more hair… …

2013-05-07: What @pieteromvlee doesn’t know is that I’ve been around a lot longer than that… …

2013-05-07: @pieteromvlee @samdeane apparently, this is me: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Théodore_de_Mayerne

2013-05-07: @pieteromvlee fame at last! Unfortunately I think it lets the time machine secret out of the box …

2013-05-07: RT @pieteromvlee: I think I found @samdeane hanging in the National Gallery! Already immortalised …

2013-05-07: t.co/W8RZm8TtN… Back into work mode tomorrow after a couple of fun weeks showing guests …

2013-05-02: t.co/Tt2z2EUGR… Erm…. snowing here…

2013-05-02: t.co/BcMny5lZk… >> @tmaes: Let me encourage you to try the many new Google …

2013-05-01: t.co/MzA54zKNf… Dear recruiters - if you send me mail about ridiculously inappropriate jobs I …

2013-05-01: t.co/r1xyzasc0… Up at silly o’clock to drop guests off at the ferry. Tesco is open - who …

2013-04-27: t.co/q1a058K8k… Jeff LaMarche with some sensible WWDC-fixing suggestions …

2013-04-25: @MafVosburgh There is that. It seems a bit churlish to only allow two minutes to register for the …

2013-04-25: t.co/axog8CSBq… System was worse mind you ;)

2013-04-25: t.co/e4aYxtsEH… We didn’t have any of this shit in 1993 (my first time at WWDC). Food was …

2013-04-25: t.co/SwwfKbZ0y… Surely it’s time Apple adopted a lottery system for WWDC?

2013-04-25: t.co/L2v7Kra1e… Strictly a background project at the moment - as if I didn’t already have …

2013-04-25: t.co/XW559P3BU… Finally gave into temptation this weekend and started working on one of the …

2013-04-18: t.co/8p1nLObF6… I’m talking packages that have been added/removed/upgraded - that sort of …

2013-04-18: t.co/oIZVrEL5K… Anyone know if there’s a high(ish) level change summary compiled by anyone …

2013-04-18: t.co/LrvtKtsVr… Managed to get DF working on my mac. Key factor: turn off sound. Also …

2013-04-17: @Pentanubis must be some difference; might be region (I’m in the UK) or hardware (2.66GHz i7 …

2013-04-17: @Pentanubis you using latest XQuartz install? Did you have it already? Got Xcode installed?

2013-04-17: @alancfrancis @secboffin sorry - don’t really use Twitter these days so just seen this. …

2013-04-16: t.co/l2Urv5YCz… And back. If they even went. Might have just been my router randomly …

2013-04-16: t.co/L6s36ZrHk… Uh oh. Phones just went down here.

2013-04-16: RT @samdeanetuneage: David Byrne - A Long Time Ago t.co/ksHAbuQzi…

2013-04-16: t.co/QdKo90LKe… Oh dear - where do you start? t.co/LaGdUVi3A…

2013-04-16: t.co/TVSH8CJpC… “Please note: it can take up to 2 weeks for your unsubscribe request to be …

2013-04-16: t.co/gAM7ifse5… Really liking the sneak preview I’ve heard of Meretto’s next album. Looking …

2013-04-16: t.co/ZqEC2lLr6… Found a dmg link in the developer downloads. Have to download the whole …

2013-04-16: t.co/91y0mggpw… Why do Apple insist on distributing Xcode via the store? I have two accounts, …

2013-04-15: t.co/KruXp1rcr… Shame that Dwarf Fortress is (a) an X11 game on the Mac, and (b) crashes on …

2013-04-15: t.co/wnA7EU9zQ… This looks interesting in a complely insane sort of way… Dwarf …

2013-04-14: t.co/Ycac2VcEr… David’s Last Summer - Pulp sends shivers down my spine, every time

2013-04-12: t.co/QwrX0Rams… Of course, it’s all part of a fine tradition of #bbc idiocy over the years: …

2013-04-12: t.co/y3UvmFvKC… Had no intention of buying Ding Dong The Witch… until the #bbc said it …

2013-04-12: t.co/NZdmRfbbm… Trying to decide which of Santander or HSBC has the worst online banking …

2013-04-09: t.co/MaFtwnG2q… Ok #bbc, enough about Thatcher already.

2013-04-06: t.co/7Ic2nI1OU… My tip for the National? Findus Lasagne, 10/1.

2013-04-05: t.co/4npovCyYW… Good post by Matt about t.co/C1vcRP9c4… - worth a read if you use …

2013-04-05: t.co/61xNRpP7D… I only want to install a trial of Illustrator for some compatibility work …

2013-04-05: t.co/UM72B0uhr… So after manually downloading and installing AIR, we get this far… …

2013-04-05: t.co/egBk2nFsn… Oh well played Adobe. #not #ffs — t.co/2dYIMltHs…

2013-04-04: t.co/1MAUiXxSe… Can any of the Scots out there recommend a solicitor? May have to find one on …

2013-04-03: t.co/GZ0KUMVWK… I wish some enterprising book publishers would offer a trade-in price to …

2013-04-03: t.co/gLWFWChDx… Fuck. t.co/xTI7VjaC6…

2013-04-03: t.co/R5MLOOhdE… Anyone know what the actual algorithm is that Quartz uses to draw its …

2013-04-01: t.co/FumK5fh39… Ultimately, all these exciting defeats are worth nothing. Bye bye premier …

2013-03-29: t.co/nuPy0DzI9… Me: are you serving food tonight? An Lanntair: yes, bar snacks only 10 mins …

2013-03-28: t.co/5dq1r0Sic… Got to renew my photocard for my license. Lucky I can do it online really, …

2013-03-27: t.co/LZ1oZ4JfB… Interesting to see if anyone’s written a filter for it to remove Facebook …

2013-03-27: t.co/dnsePd8sc… Just installed GlimmerBlocker (http://http://t.co/9Q27M8uVhV) on my server …

2013-03-26: t.co/idg7nvlyq… Whoa - Disqus turned on discovery on my site without asking. Off now, but …

2013-03-22: t.co/ImLTxUf48… Great track. TMTWNBBFN channelling NMA: t.co/xU8DC4QbG…

2013-03-22: t.co/C8Wc7HvHw… Got a free O’Rielly ebook to redeem - any recommendations?

2013-03-21: @MrTree woohoo - if anyone wants to do a new version, I’m in ;)

2013-03-21: t.co/n07JtO2Sh… Audiobus is interesting. Making me wonder whether there’s a sneaky way there …

2013-03-21: t.co/1IAOHZGY8… Unemployed graduate? 24 or under? Fancy a paid internship in an arts centre …

2013-03-19: t.co/l38JwdDP6… Productive day today. Nice when that happens.

2013-03-19: t.co/MdOMX0uGf… There are times when…. no, better not.

2013-03-18: t.co/KPrirDMjj… Software update seems to be impressively bad at not noticing that I’ve got a …

2013-03-18: t.co/qYlgVyJdD… Hey games folks, anyone taking interns? Cousin of a friend is in his 2nd …

2013-03-15: t.co/drJdG94Vj… To answer my own question, here’s one source: t.co/0oWVyHvwP…

2013-03-15: t.co/Ma27Y0eCE… Can anyone point me at some up to date figures for iOS 6 adoption rates?

2013-03-14: t.co/Qn6ONYenP… Love the idea of XKCD’s StackSort: “connects to StackOverflow, searches for …

2013-03-13: t.co/WvzvLKWpT… Thinking of renaming Chrome on my machine as Flash Player. That’s all I use …

2013-03-12: t.co/JwYhYNqvH… >> @elegantchaos: There’s a new beta of Neu out: …

2013-03-12: RT @elegantchaoscom: There’s a new beta of Neu out: t.co/X9fgK7iKv… A few funky new …

2013-03-12: t.co/MS2MfcEwq… Given the schismatic nature of religion in the Hebrides, it’s not entirely …

2013-03-12: t.co/PqGtfSoRK… In an uncharacteristic burst of organisation, passport renewal now being …

2013-03-12: t.co/ZQAeQHj9L… Alternative plan, which is also attractive: just don’t sandbox the non app …

2013-03-12: t.co/YX6dlG1Rl… Looks like I may have to just accept the inevitable and have Finder menu …

2013-03-12: t.co/O4UV4VWci… Wouldn’t need all these ridiculous hoops if Apple just implemented a secure …

2013-03-12: t.co/41IN0drBP… Gah! Found a flaw in my add-Finder-menu-support-to-Neu-via-a-plugin plan. …

2013-03-11: t.co/YdZK4oj22… So why does iPhoto ask me if I want to turn on photo stream every time I …

2013-03-11: t.co/fp3HbxVBP… Sitting in Birmingham airport, waiting for the first of my two flights back …

2013-03-10: @sarnold_at_work you mean the QPR Reading derby? In the championship - that seems the most likely :(

2013-03-09: t.co/IapRQ0jiW… See #qpr, I just need to be in England. Feel free to offer me plane tickets…

2013-03-09: #QPR player commentary seems to be borked. Just getting crowd noise plus a faint version of the …

2013-03-09: t.co/yvNwhz0s1… >> @ikenndac: Getting rid of some camera stuff — anyone …

2013-03-07: t.co/WBweuybWr… Blimey, they don’t waste space on trivial things like comfort on these trains …

2013-03-05: