twittering on 2009-05-22

  • With @aaronthul again for #pgcon http://flickr.com/photos/selenamarie/3553423904 #
  • Thanks for an informative talk, Len! (via @pdxpug) #
  • the postgresql codebase is more than 20 years old, and we’re designing to last for another 20 years. stringent reqs come from that #pgcon #
  • listening to tom lane and bruce momjian give a talk about contributing code to postgres #pgcon #
  • “you need to walk before you run.” -tom lane #pgcon #
  • @gorthx would appreciate the current slide :D #pgcon #
  • “don’t start here.” #pgcon http://flickr.com/photos/selenamarie/3553525425 #
  • “I take on things that seem insane.” Bruce Momjian #pgcon #
  • @WomenWhoTech :) #
  • question: “do you find that working so publicly is helpful?” #pgcon #
  • “You rely on other people to spot your mistakes. Now, I feel more secure than if I was working in the corner.” -tom lane #pgcon #
  • RT @andyparsons: RT @stevenbjohnson:Fun API event at outside.in last night. See http://near.ly/ to get live Twitter updates on news with … #
  • near.ly is pretty. looking forward to updates from @nearlybot for some hyperlocal news. #
  • “trying to use the strengths of everyone in the organization. it’s not a single cowboy-type group.” Bruce Momjian #pgcon #
  • “Design your interface first.” (to get your patch into postgres) #pgcon #
  • Contributing to the community first helps your credibility and makes ppl more likely to respond/help you with your patches #pgcon #
  • Just updated the wiki Submitting A Patch documentation :) #pgcon http://bit.ly/jklti #
  • delicious schwarmas for lunch because of matthew wilcox’s leadership #pgcon #
  • gonna wander over to temporal data talk #pgcon #
  • didn’t realize that @pgsnake was going to use twitter to start new internet memes: ‘git is the new dtrace.’ #pgcon #
  • @eggyknap @xdeadcodex 2>&1 /dev/null; :P #
  • happy birthday @gorthx!! :) #
  • watching a talk on FluidDB from @terrycojones #pgcon #
  • esther dyson is helping fund the development of FluidDB #pgcon #
  • enjoying @terrycojones’ speaking style. nice when hackers are eloquent and talking about design :) #pgcon #
  • deli.cio.us changed the world by making people think about tagging (writing) the web -@terrycojones #pgcon #
  • “the main thing we do as computer scientists is trying to come up with better representations.” @terrycojones #pgcon #
  • comparing arab 2 binary 2 roman numerals for arithmetic 2 show representation changing difficulty of problem thru representation #pgcon #
  • cool idea for a fluidDB hack: take color blindness information to automatically change colors for people #pgcon #
  • if you have a successful application, people will want access to your data – not your crippled API #fluiddb #pgcon #
  • setting up for the lightning talks! #