#editorial | Logs for 2016-02-12

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[00:15:12] <Bytram> ugh. I had a story all finished... clicked submit... and now I notice it is not in the story queue, and can't seem to find a tab that will let me go back to it.
[00:15:41] <Bytram> :(
[00:16:10] * Bytram tries plan b
[00:38:51] <Bytram> no joy there, must have hit preview instead of save on last viewing, and then closed tab
[00:39:04] * Bytram starts again from original submission
[00:45:49] <Bytram> saved to the story queue for real, this time.
[00:45:52] <Bytram> http://phys.org
[00:45:53] <snowfire> ^ 03Garmin buys Maine-based GPS products company DeLorme
[01:23:42] * Bytram noticed a gap in the story queue and moved a couple stories around to fill the gap
[01:41:06] <Bytram> correction: moved one story up
[02:12:33] <Bytram> whereto http://go.theregister.com
[02:12:34] <snowfire> ^ 03VMware shrinks vSphere licence options, raises prices • The Register ( http://www.theregister.co.uk )
[02:12:53] <Bytram> ~weather cmn32480
[02:12:56] <exec> syntax: ~weather <location>
[02:14:39] <cmn32480> ~weather
[02:14:41] <exec> 10Baltimore, MD, USA - currently 22°F / -6°C, clear, wind W at 11 mph, humidity 39% - Thursday clear (17°F:27°F / -8°C:-3°C), Friday mostly cloudy (20°F:33°F / -7°C:1°C), Saturday cloudy (10°F:20°F / -12°C:-7°C), Sunday sunny (15°F:23°F / -9°C:-5°C)
[02:31:35] <Bytram> ~weather boston
[02:31:37] <exec> 10Boston, MA, USA - currently 14°F, windy, wind W at 23 mph, humidity 39% - Thursday cloudy (8°F:26°F), Friday partly cloudy (15°F:26°F), Saturday cloudy (-5°F:17°F), Sunday partly cloudy (-5°F:15°F)
[02:31:40] <Bytram> ~weather portland, me
[02:31:42] <exec> 10Portland, ME, USA - currently 13°F, clear, wind NW at 15 mph, humidity 50% - Thursday clear (4°F:27°F), Friday mostly sunny (12°F:24°F), Saturday cloudy (-2°F:21°F), Sunday partly cloudy (-4°F:15°F)
[02:31:47] <Bytram> ~weather presque isle
[02:31:49] <exec> 10Presque Isle, ME, USA - currently 12°F, cloudy, wind NW at 12 mph, humidity 77% - Thursday partly cloudy (-2°F:22°F), Friday partly cloudy (-5°F:9°F), Saturday cloudy (-10°F:18°F), Sunday mostly cloudy (-12°F:5°F)
[03:20:08] <cmn32480> bytram - I have "stacked" the hold queue
[03:20:27] <Bytram> nodnod -- much obliged!
[03:20:48] <Bytram> cmn32480: Have you ever heard of 'Derek Lowe'?
[03:21:00] <cmn32480> yes
[03:21:04] <cmn32480> I tihnkn
[03:21:25] <cmn32480> but where... adn why does ti sound familiar
[03:21:35] <Bytram> he writes a blog called "Things I Won't Work With"
[03:21:42] <Bytram> http://blogs.sciencemag.org
[03:21:42] <snowfire> ^ 03» Things I Won?t Work With Archive | In the Pipeline
[03:21:51] <Bytram> how's your chemistry knowledge?
[03:22:30] <cmn32480> poor highschool at best.. but my google fu is pretty good
[03:22:41] <Bytram> don't need to know a whole lot to get the gist of his tales, but I wish I had even 1/10 of his skill with writing... absolutely *hilarious* depictions of some of these concoctions
[03:23:14] <Bytram> I only took chem in high school, but I did get a '5' on the Advanced placement exam, prolly back about the time before you were born!
[03:23:22] * cmn32480 will read after he finishes editing
[03:23:33] <Bytram> nod nod
[03:23:41] <cmn32480> chisled the answers into stone tablets huh?
[03:23:57] <Bytram> in cuneiform, no less!
[03:44:55] <Bytram> internet Bundel @ 13:16
[03:45:17] <cmn32480> workong on the my plow sub
[03:45:49] <Bytram> k
[03:46:09] <cmn32480> since you subbed it.... somebody else ought to make it actually work
[03:46:43] <Bytram> understood
[03:48:22] * Bytram just hit 'the proverbial wall'; have a great night everyone!
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[03:48:39] <Bytram|away> !uid
[03:48:40] <Bender> The current maximum UID is 6113, owned by PBear
[03:49:01] <cmn32480> ~gnight Bytram|away
[03:49:05] * exec brazenly blows an assfull of coffee++ at Bytram|away
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[13:58:59] <Bytram> NotSanguine|outnabou: appreciate your submissions! noticed the first one I looked at (from El Reg) quoted the entire story... we need to be careful of using only some PART of a story -- fair use considerations.
[13:59:48] <Bytram> gaaack!
[14:00:40] <Bytram> I just found a tab in my browser with the Moore's law story I was editing. Since it has already gone live, I'll just close the tab.
[14:14:30] <Bytram> whereto? http://rss.computerworld.com
[14:14:30] <snowfire> ^ 03ATT to run field trials of 5G wireless in Austin this year | Computerworld ( http://www.computerworld.com )
[14:14:44] <Bytram> whereto? http://www.itworld.com
[14:14:46] <snowfire> ^ 03AT&T to run field trials of 5G wireless in Austin this year | ITworld ( http://www.itworld.com )
[15:03:27] <cmn32480> Bytram - watch your title case
[15:04:18] <Bytram> cmn32480: which one?
[15:04:32] <Bytram> little babies?
[15:05:00] <Bytram> I've been trying to keep it straight, but it's a bit of a black art, still, for me
[15:05:19] <Bytram> time to get myself cleaned up and ready to get to work... biab
[15:06:03] <cmn32480> I fix them regularly
[15:06:07] <cmn32480> this one was the little babies
[15:11:38] <nick> hi peoples
[15:13:06] <cmn32480> heya nick
[15:13:23] <nick> how goes cmn32480 ?
[15:13:40] <cmn32480> the usual
[15:13:49] <cmn32480> too much to do.. not enough time to get it done
[15:15:54] <nick> yup
[15:17:12] <cmn32480> and I am very glad it is Friday
[15:26:54] <nick> https://www.youtube.com
[15:26:54] <snowfire> ^ 03Living For The Weekend - Hard Fi + lyrics in description - YouTube
[15:29:57] <Bytram> cmn32480: 'that' in the babies story s/b lowercase
[15:31:53] * Bytram notes that cmn32480 is closing in on 1300 stories! https://soylentnews.org
[15:31:53] <snowfire> ^✓ 03SoylentNews: Hall of Fame
[15:40:07] <Bytram> this could be fun for the weekend: http://foonathan.github.io
[15:40:07] <snowfire> ^ 03foonathan::blog() - Implementation Challenge: A count leading zeroes function
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