Ian Winter (@ian_winter)

Berkshire, UK

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February 2012

@AL0sborne if i’m honest, that’s good. greg james annoys me less than scott mills so i’m not going to complain!

via Twitter for Mac in reply to AL0sborne

is comparing performance of ranged queries vs flat queries on a 103m row data set using @sphinxsearch 2.0.3

via Twitter for Mac

“just come across the best ad for reminding women to check their breasts for lumps bit.ly/qnj9WjX” via @ladygeektvv@Memset_Katee

via Twitter for Mac

should have stayed in bed launch fail - suppliers can’t cope. going to have to go to work soon. boo.

via web

@Raspberry_Pi they now only show “Our websites are currently unavailable whilst we perform a scheduled system upgrade.” when it loads

via web in reply to Raspberry_Pi

@Raspberry_Pi i can only register interest, not purchase with RS - is that right?

via web

Amateur Transplants - Have Yourself a Sweary Little Christmas on
open.spotify.com/album/7grnvB9K…z. not for the faint hearted or those with kids

via Twitter for Mac

a guy creates snow art by walking. very cool, but, far too much time on his hands! mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs…N via@CraigGrannelll,@andrewjteacherr

via Twitter for Mac

@neilmiddleton odd. ex <%= render @items %> but partial has <% div_for item do %> without the partial having <%= at start did nothing.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to neilmiddleton

what’s the difference between <% & <%= ; watching a thinkvitamin ruby screencast and i think the view partial code shown is wrong!

via web

just watched white van man s2 e1 - @AdrianPoynton utter genius. loved it.

via Twitter for iPhone

@neilmiddleton with wifi on it disables tethering, with wifi off it doesn’t tether. Could use Bluetooth maybe.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to neilmiddleton

just tried iPad iplayer over @ThreeUK on the iPhone via tethering. speed is impressive. how can u discon wifi though without forgetting pw?

via Twitter for iPhone

can someone remind me where in the jrun errors are so i can edit them? CFIDE/WEB-INF? JRunConfig Errorurl isn’t working

via Twitter for Mac

is drinking doom bar with fellow nct gents

via Twitter for iPhone

AdrianPoynton Help get trending on twitter tonight. But not during the show you understand. Attention on screen please!!! @BBC3TV @bbccomedy

via web (retweeted on 5:14 PM, Feb 23rd, 2012 via Twitter for Mac)

@ThreeUKSupport thanks - ironically i think it happened just as i tweeted you guys for help! all seems good.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to ThreeUKSupport

@ThreeUKSupport got sim 4 iPhone & moved from o2 yest. got micro today (guy gave me full) both in phones but micro not working, ideas to fix

via Twitter for Mac

RealBradHaverly “You can’t enter Heaven until Jesus enters you”… << Amazingly genius! pic.twitter.com/v5OjA90S

via Echofon (retweeted on 3:21 PM, Feb 23rd, 2012 via Twitter for Mac)

got a @ThreeUK micro-sim after guy gave me wrong one yesterday. reliably informed it’ll just activate but not convinced! cc/ @ThreeUKSupport

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@Haribocheeks depends what noise i suppose. grunting, screaming, cheering, wheezing, panting?

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has nearly moved from @O2 - @ThreeUK. calls out ok inbound not yet just need the store guy to switch the sim ‘cause he gave me full not mini

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is pleased things now has cloud sync beta culturedcode.com/things/blog/20…x but, would be lovely if they did a bundle for mac, iPhone and iPad.

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@lallyd give up lent, then you don’t give up anything?

via Twitter for Mac in reply to lallyd

@neilmiddleton that’s a flipping bad pancake day comment

via Twitter for Mac in reply to neilmiddleton

@johnpith yeah - same issue! my 11” mba just won’t share the damn connection in anyway and get an ip :(

via web in reply to johnpith

had a great weekend away in eastbourne &a@TheCavendishdish. took a walk around beachy head with a drive back through selsy bill & newhaven

via web

is getting p*ssed off with parallels - i cannot get my centos image to get an ip address from my router

via web

@MelKirk apparently: itv.com/essex/latest/r…N i’ve not watched that video mind you!

via Twitter for Mac in reply to MelKirk

thanking the tv license billing robots for their reminder i have 14 days to pay 145 quid. meh.

via Twitter for Mac

@RealBradHaverly that’s a good reason alone + plus cheap for sim only. if i move jenn & me to same network we’ll save, she’s on virgin atm.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to RealBradHaverly

following from @jasonkneen’s painless switch to @ThreeUK i’m considering it for Jenn & I (they’ve got button phones which is a requirement!)

via Twitter for Mac

@agit8or about what i’d have expected from the offer that was running.

via web in reply to agit8or

Debbie 2 dyslexics walked into a bra…..

via web (retweeted on 9:05 PM, Feb 14th, 2012 via web)

saw some spikes, but, no new records yet. time to stop working and get back to the wife!

via web

is now very angry at the doctor who gave my pregnant wife completely f***ing useless, wrong, bad and potentially dangerous info.

via Twitter for Mac

@agit8or easy now! i’m not sure the world could survive long periods of our dulcet tones!

via Twitter for Mac in reply to agit8or

just saw this breadedcats.comq - might verge on abuse, but, it’s very funny

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@RBWM mounts hill thru sheet st, in comparison to roads to there
it had a lot of slush and was icy particularly roundabout w/ winkfield rd

via Twitter for Mac in reply to RBWM

if you live in Wokingham you MUST read this proposal on the new station link road - it’ll be hell : wokingham.gov.uk/transport/road…o

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@nathanpitman from what i recall @Fasthosts also don’t allow cname records in their dns - which is crazy!

via Twitter for Mac in reply to nathanpitman

would like to praise @WokinghamBC - roads are perfect; @RBWM on the other hand - you have work to do!

via Twitter for Mac

is getting ready for a snowy drive to work. I predict 2 rear wheel drive cars in ditches.

via Twitter for iPhone

has quite a bit of snow. still falling. Cars completely covered, if it carries on over night could get very deep. RG41

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@domisatwit i hope you don’t get a frosty reception!

via Twitter for Mac in reply to domisatwit

this could shake up teaching. i agree with some points, but, i don’t think teachers will like the idea! bbc.co.uk/news/education…u

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is suffering from nested looping perl data cleaner headache! is it the weekend yet?

via Twitter for Mac

has been reading up on jekyll. i think i’ll go for a blog with links to stuff. the thought of a time based stream seems to much effort

via Twitter for Mac

thesambarnes Looking for a freelance Wordpress developer to start on a nice & simple project next week, does anybody have any suggestions? Please #in

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 12:37 PM, Feb 6th, 2012 via Twitter for Mac)

is tagging photos in iPhoto - some mismatches are more unflattering than others!

via web

adds to the list of things you don’t expect to say driving home in the snow through town - is that a kayak? - innovative sled I suppose!

via Twitter for iPhone

is loving everyone getting excited about snow. same ones will be bitching in 24 hours when it’s settled. panic shoppers stripped tesco bare.

via Twitter for iPhone

saw some great demos from all the guys and girls in @globaldev - exciting times

via Twitter for iPhone

is making progress. has a mostly working prototype. need to get the data to pull from the db correctly now & sort my colours kday

via Twitter for Mac

ordered something from @AmazonUK and very pleased to see that the prime delivery is royal mail this time and not hdnl!

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of course it’s all relative, facebook for instance i imagine have everything in billion’s rather than millions but still.

via Twitter for Mac

you know you’re dealing with a big system when tables with 50 million rows are described as average. got db clusters with >1 billion rows…

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