Jonathan Hitchcock (@vhata)

Cape Town, South Africa

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July 2012

Hey, have you seen that Tim Burton movie with Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter?

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@wildebees Everybody is jumping on this "amazing idea", but it was tried long ago, and failed for reasons which are even more pertinent now.

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@wildebees @avesse Do some research before ranting about replacing twitter. Google for identi.ca for a start.

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@froztbyte You're not seeing it, then. Look a little closer: goo.gl/maps/bGSfG

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sixthformpoet I want to launch a new fragrance called Eau de Humanity, but I just can't make scents of it all.

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scaleconf PyCon comes to South Africa in October - a conference for everyone from python beginners to core developers: za.pycon.org @pyconza

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marijep Oooooooooh, http://t.co/fOpz38SV

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@jordansissel Thanks for a great discussion - saved it here: http://t.co/JbhFhmXj - let me know if I missed anything.

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He taught me and it worked so well. From the inestimable @arbitraryuser, I give you "How to cook steak": http://t.co/KKAbycSf

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@jouberthenk http://t.co/PgUb57zT One idea, one commit; one feature, one branch; merge often, develop rapidly. Min conflicts, resolve easily

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Amazing images from the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2012: http://t.co/jwqsa97D (via @marijep)

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@byronrode Thank you for including the correct emotion we are supposed to have when reading your RT. It really adds to the experience!

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@ixhd "vice versa". Or "mastercard versa".

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@WombatSam @brettrexb Yyyyyeah, that's actually a Greenpeace campaign.

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I can't decide whether to recommend for or against watching videos of the Pixies playing live on Youtube. Either way, your 90s will shatter.

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@RobStuttaford I guess you could try contacting CTPUG (http://t.co/0LwmRJor) - there are probably a couple of freelancers there?

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@singe 59% of Yahoo users who were victims of the Sony breach a year ago still have the same passwords: http://t.co/JfdMbaoF (via @Hypn)

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@robertfall I was at http://t.co/fzKdEvwP otherwise would definitely have come - are there slides up?

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History Channel's "World War II" is a completely unrealistic, unoriginal series with no effort at believability: http://t.co/KJ5a8Ndw

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@RobStuttaford I believe the guy who filmed them is halfway through processing/editing, but he's in Nicaragua right now for Debconf...

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Ooh, a customer satisfaction survey from Neotel. Eeexcellent. http://t.co/OOjIGxWc

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@marijep @darb @startupdigest me too, provided @ericedelstein makes a tiny bit of effort to source events. http://t.co/QUhWq3JF is easy!

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@QuizNiteCT Gnasher (and he also had a puppy called Gnipper)

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@pharkmillups Went well! Interesting questions, interest in general. Hopefully won a few converts...

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@pharkmillups Our third Cape Town architecture meetup is on Riak. Alas, I didn't bring your stickers, but will hand them out next time.

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jamiesont Now they've found the Higgs Boson its all the scientists turn to hide.

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@chris_brooke thanks! Writing it was the only way I knew to try work out what the hell was going on for myself...

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If you want a bit of scientific background about the Higgs boson, I tried four years ago to explain it all simply: http://t.co/k8jxRpHd

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@kaihendry It certainly doesn't feel any faster yet. But the internet hasn't really "felt" faster since 2400bps days, yet it is...

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