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Senior software engineer @RedHat. European citizen. I mess around with Doom engines & @Debian. Views my own. RT ≠ endorsement.

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Joined Twitter 4/21/08


Congratulations to those of you who had "Microsoft Excel cheers on Wu-Tang Financial's response to Kanye West" on y… https://t.co/LCpoEckP8H
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4/26
2018
We interviewed a number of candidates for an junior software engineering position last fall. During one of the scre… https://t.co/rrmCpPyNai
Retweeted by Jonathan Dowland @Arad1el That’s one job off my list, thanks!
4/25
2018
I'm reliably informed that this is assembled from data from Rosetta, this is the surface of a comet https://t.co/OygYS1QxkzWomen Who Watched “The X-Files” Pursued More Careers In STEM #MakerEducation https://t.co/NtmhOteLCq
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4/24
2018
So, a bunch of people who I respect deeply are at hearings today to argue for software preservation. The outcome wi… https://t.co/i1rWrlPgVM
Retweeted by Jonathan DowlandI didn’t realise #MegadriveMonday was a thing! Here’s my contribution https://t.co/BtAPwCsMtO @My_Metro hi, just to report at least two validators are broken at Whitley bay @namecheap your control panel (advanced DNS) seems kinda broken? confirmed in firefox+chrome. "ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS"“Sleepy eyes” is an anti Semitic term that was and is stilled used by neo- nazis groups relating to “how to spot a… https://t.co/ciB5SkVeUa
Retweeted by Jonathan Dowland @jearle It prompted me to nuke a whole bunch more notifications (although I’m sure I’d done this one already)
4/23
2018
@futurewas8bit hi are you planning to attend maker faire this year?No, the surge in measles is not caused by trips to Europe. The surge in measles is caused by people not vaccinatin… https://t.co/moLsKhjBep
Retweeted by Jonathan DowlandThe t shirt/top situation was even worseGirls and boys shorts on offer at @sainsburys. Girls: less sun coverage; thinner material; tiny pockets https://t.co/wX9xdz9eXO“Quitting for being late for work was regarded as laughably eccentric by colleagues whose shame threshold is set so… https://t.co/nwKsotzH3Z
4/22
2018
@ste1 I had my wedding reception in that café :)copy on write https://t.co/d4KQeCbFM5
Retweeted by Jonathan Dowland @FOSSjunkie I’ll be doing some crate digging on Monday so I’ll keep an eye outRobert Smith is 59 today, born 21st April 1959 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England. Singer, songwriter & musician. F… https://t.co/SBKQA8Bky5
Retweeted by Jonathan DowlandHere it is! The @RegaResearch PRIZE DECK #RSD18. Winner announced tomorrow on Record Store Day April 21st. Winner w… https://t.co/8nSg24DQr2
Retweeted by Jonathan Dowland#RSD18 "Hi Mike, can I have a copy of the Bowie limited 45?" "Sorry Dan, sold the one we had hours ago." "But I'm i… https://t.co/u4ONFwnc6k
Retweeted by Jonathan DowlandJoin us from 7am this Saturday to hear nothing but records from our presenters’ collections plus brand new releases… https://t.co/KTthpz4MlM
Retweeted by Jonathan Dowlandanyone after anything in particular for #rsd18?Delighted to win the @RICSnews North East award for Design through Innovation for the @computingncl Urban Sciences… https://t.co/hkuzFQRSCd
Retweeted by Jonathan DowlandYesterday I wrote about my mixed feelings about #MyTwitterAnniversary https://t.co/KbXtpTa9RU https://t.co/0qpbS9vzJG
4/21
2018
This is a thread of my local record shops all in it together for Tomorrow. https://t.co/IQaolpZJRI @garyadavison Did end up being a lot more than 140 chars!Blog post: Twitter 10th anniversary https://t.co/xuDSwthBRUfirst-time #followfriday (but: read blogs instead! https://t.co/CcKy4DJzzH) @hivickylai @thatcks @AshleyMPomeroyhttps://t.co/CJDM0awNhm
4/20
2018
@Paulxthompson Ive been thinking of picking this up recently.
4/19
2018
this comment is peak Hacker News: 'The 4-color map theory is bunk. It is very easy to create an artificial map tha… https://t.co/RazPyghecP
Retweeted by Jonathan DowlandBlog post: simple https://t.co/8kyuMkg8aDBlooming time in my small garden https://t.co/edMKgyVpxk @omcgee82 my cure tickets arrived :)Today, Jeremy Corbyn forced a vote in Parliament to stop Theresa May bypassing MPs to make way. • Jeremy lost the… https://t.co/3c0XyIim8H
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4/18
2018
@DevRelCallum @TheCoreUK No worries. Hope it works out! @DevRelCallum hey dude did you find an office space? Did you look at @TheCoreUK?This Saturday is my ten-year Twitter anniversary, apparently. I have mixed feelings about it.what idiot called it "YAML Parser Error" and not "A Series of Unfortunate Indents"
Retweeted by Jonathan Dowland @pwaring @mart_brooks AWS already host >50% of the web
4/17
2018
@jwildeboer Ah. And I read, *that* might not be a coincidence. @wakeyjess I wasn't sure it was still working so I just dropped my window from 1Y to 3M, to see what will happen ☺ @jwildeboer Suspect it's a coincidence. Nobody marks Hitler's birthday, particularly. Rather than lose 1/365 to th… https://t.co/ZNv7ymViF5This is cool. I do similar using https://t.co/Y9cLSJG1pb, but I might switch to something like this (good excuse to… https://t.co/ebhA30pq43I'm looking fwd to the rest in this series "Analysing @Debian packages with @Neo4j – Part 1 – Debian" by @norbusan https://t.co/sZp8YSQrDe
4/16
2018
Amber had time. https://t.co/pgiW01wYQs
Retweeted by Jonathan DowlandSo, a summary: the UK enables a global fraud epidemic by registering companies without any checks. Man exposes this… https://t.co/sRPLCHeQ3F
Retweeted by Jonathan DowlandAnd the “wish” deluxe is due too, also great newsInstant pre-order https://t.co/3VSazodd57 @bengoldacre @robmanuel That said good luck to them. I’d definitely like a revived NTK, too. @bengoldacre @robmanuel From the Jurassic, are you serious? I hadn’t realised it had even gone away yet. This is Ju… https://t.co/3GLg8ZoJWo @BBC6Music Nine Inch Nails - A warm place (Or Bowie - crystal Japan)In 1999, I asked David Gerrold to write a "future of computing" prediction for the magazine where I was Technology… https://t.co/4kdl483rYE
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4/15
2018
Computing@60 crafting activities to celebrate 60 years at Newcastle university https://t.co/sOSVqkZ2Ae
Retweeted by Jonathan Dowland @thaJeztah @pierrchen @crosbymichael Not sure about fuelling it so much as calling it out (silence can be interpreted as tacit acceptance)New teaching focussed leactureship. Come join the @csmcr team! https://t.co/s706GXU126
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4/13
2018
Taking Dan to see "Ready Player One". Or as I like to think of it, "Logo's Run".
Retweeted by Jonathan DowlandHow honest is the news you read? Check it. Very: Guardian, Wash Post, Reuters etc Not at all: Daily Mail, Fox etc… https://t.co/FrNcMKgkF5
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4/12
2018
this site is sometimes good: a story in four parts https://t.co/biB0b402hS
Retweeted by Jonathan DowlandAt the end of a great day of celebrations and thoughtful seminars marking 60 years of @computingncl
4/11
2018
I wrote this before I learned @thesoftmoon was playing, argh!The Meltdown line up looks phenomenal, once-in-a-lifetime stuff, and I’m so jealous of anyone with a lifestyle to afford the time to see itNo NCL, no MCR :( https://t.co/y5bgjdZHaf @paloblancogames Very cool accident
4/10
2018
This does seem quite wrong. Anthropogenic climate change is settled science but Lord Lawson et al still get their “… https://t.co/2L6178Yopm
Retweeted by Jonathan DowlandFor the past 5 years I've collected articles about #openlayoutoffices. The jury is very much in: open layout is h… https://t.co/gl5eNVA7RW
Retweeted by Jonathan Dowland @tdobson Presumably so ~/somefile.html also works, which can be useful @TedMielczarek @mhoye I’m not sure that’s it. They still seemed to be media darlings long after gamergate was done @marcsavy Try leaving orange or lemon rind downScreen readers read you're entire long, elaborate name, including emojis, with every tweet and reply. Imagine heari… https://t.co/WTnepqSFYF
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4/9
2018
Forgive me, I made a Doom one https://t.co/z3ZShiP0JZ
Retweeted by Jonathan DowlandI should re-read this https://t.co/Kt9ledjrXgMy favorite reason to learn a bit about the lambda calculus: it shows us 1) how simple computation is (at first it… https://t.co/Pe7gWULD3o
Retweeted by Jonathan DowlandEveryone at home kept watching Netflix using my profile. Messed up all my lists and history... so I renamed “Dad” t… https://t.co/y6D0GvWmZ4
Retweeted by Jonathan Dowland @JaredEHalpern @fabynou I’d pre order too.When I get sick and tired of a book project, I order a WIP proof print. To see it in my hands never fails to bring… https://t.co/FYM193k00g
Retweeted by Jonathan Dowland @Cryect @fabynou Have you settled on the next-style logo for the final proof? @andrewrstine @fabynou I’ve offered this a few times too but haven’t been taken up on it! @andrewrstine knows his s… https://t.co/eCqQ7l8W2g
4/8
2018

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