Week ending Sunday 2009/03/01

Monday 0:32 · Listening to Radio 3. It's awfully good. radio3.cbc.ca/ [Original.]

Monday 0:54 · On Media: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/02/22/Northern-Voice [Original.]

Monday 1:25 · Hah. Dropped a cheesy photo into the Wikipedia entry for @kk [Original.]

Monday 9:02 · OAuth going to IETF. What happened to the "Open Web Foundation? [Original.]

Monday 11:50 · Hmm, looks like Fuji's new dinky F200EXR may be actually usable at ISO1600: www.dpreview.com/news/0902/09022304f200exrgallery.asp [Original.]

Monday 13:42 · @steveprattca Yer welcome; I touched on CBC3 in my conference write-up too: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/02/22/Northern-Voice [Original, responding to @steveprattca.]

Monday 20:59 · Serious Syndication: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/02/23/Feeds-Hit-the-Big-Time [Original.]

Monday 21:06 · C1 in NY: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/02/23/Community-One [Original.]

Monday 21:12 · What? TechCrunch full of shit? Who knew? blog.last.fm/2009/02/23/techcrunch-are-full-of-shit [Original.]

Monday 21:36 · Gobs of Flash phlegm: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/02/23/Un-Flash [Original.]

Tuesday 8:25 · Hah! JRuby on Android! blog.headius.com/2009/02/domo-arigato-mr-ruboto.html [Original.]

Tuesday 8:25 · Hah! Rhino on Android! groups.google.com/group/mozilla.dev.tech.js-engine.rhino/browse_frm/thread/c41a49aa85e9e5a4# [Original.]

Tuesday 10:55 · Wow, the Pentax K20 now has to be the most bang for the buck in a DSLR, & it's a nice camera: www.adorama.com/catalog.tpl?op=NewsDesk_Internal&article_num=022409-1 [Original.]

Tuesday 10:58 · Hmm... one could become weary of the phrase "shovel-ready". [Original.]

Tuesday 11:26 · You can never be too rich, too thin, or have too much architecture: blog.labnotes.org/2009/02/24/you-can-never-be-too-rich-too-thin-or-have-too-much-architecture/ [Original.]

Tuesday 12:51 · RT @rachelchalmers: Architecture with no economic base: SOA is the Dubai of IT. [Original.]

Tuesday 12:52 · On The Main in Vancouver, restaurants full for Tuesday lunch. Economic turmoil's gotta bite eventually... [Original.]

Tuesday 13:36 · @gillianshaw Thinking we *really* ought to shut down the RCMP and start again. Surely we could do better. [Original, responding to @gillianshaw.]

Tuesday 14:17 · doubleTwist. Works on the Android, except for videos. Doesn't actually *do* much but has potential I think. [Original.]

Tuesday 15:05 · Just verified, @headius' JRuby proof-of-concept android port works on the G1 [Original.]

Tuesday 15:14 · Cut/paste from a shell on my G1:
irb(main):001:0> 3 + 4
=> 7
irb(main):002:0> [Original.]

Tuesday 15:34 · @jonlech Can't drop videos from iTunes [Original, responding to @jonlech.]

Tuesday 17:15 · Just encountered the "Lifeboat Foundation": Hmmm. https://lifeboat.com/ex/about [Original.]

Tuesday 21:36 · Sigh. JRuby on Android can't get at the android.* classes, so no gps/telephony/wifi/camera. Smart people are looking at it. [Original.]

Tuesday 21:45 · Sometimes you gotta follow someone you can't understand: @yukihiro_matz [Original.]

Wednesday 8:18 · Yow, big Solaris OEM deal with HP: www.sun.com/software/solaris/hp/index.jsp [Original.]

Wednesday 8:48 · Why camera stores are going out of business in the golden age of photography: theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2009/02/a-bit-more-on-ritz------the-basic-commodity-that-kept-most-us-camera-stores-alive-in-the-1980s-and--1990s-was-the-3x5-inch.html [Original.]

Wednesday 11:03 · Yes We Scan: The Committee to Reboot .gov: yeswescan.org/ [Original.]

Wednesday 13:47 · I guess Ruby is over; fun while it lasted. Everyone learn C#: radar.oreilly.com/2009/02/state-of-the-computer-book-mar-22.html [Original.]

Wednesday 13:48 · @br3nda I thought you were supposed to steal death metal not buy it. [Original, responding to @br3nda.]

Wednesday 14:57 · Ouch $205 data roaming charges for <72 hrs in Hong Kong. That'll teach me. [Original.]

Wednesday 16:17 · Are you an HPC dweeb in Canada? Catch Marc Hamilton's tour next month: ca.sun.com/sunnews/events/2009/mar/hpcvl/ [Original.]

Wednesday 16:43 · @headius Some of us have vocations, not jobs. [Original, responding to @headius.]

Wednesday 16:46 · code.google.com/p/redis/wiki/README - mmm, I smell big fat 80/20 goodness. [Original.]

Wednesday 19:57 · There's a book-length poem about Vancouver: thetyee.ca/Books/2009/02/26/Vancouver/ [Original.]

Wednesday 19:58 · Other really good book-length poems: Derek Walcott's "Omeros" and Vikram Seth's "The Golden Gate". [Original.]

Thursday 0:45 · @duncan The New Punk Portrait isn't working for me. Just a data point. Maybe a bit too much of Charlie-on-Lost. [Original, responding to @duncan.]

Thursday 0:45 · @Scobleizer I gotta say, Twitter mostly Just Works for me. [Original, responding to @Scobleizer.]

Thursday 10:57 · Got a graffiti idea for the big West Bank wall? www.sendamessage.nl/ [Original.]

Thursday 10:58 · On Paper: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/02/25/On-Paper [Original.]

Thursday 14:43 · "If you're looking for a web framework on a strongly typed functional language and the JVM..." Lift 1.0: scala-blogs.org/2009/02/lift-10-released.html [Original.]

Thursday 16:26 · Gosh, ad.yieldmanager.com's cert is out of date? That's awfully risky; no, browser, do *not* fetch it. [Original.]

Friday 12:26 · My fluidized GMail is acting seriously weird, not transferring focus to browser when it should. Not usable. Not good. Maybe refluidize? [Original.]

Friday 13:00 · Holy cow, CanWest teetering: dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/02/27/debt-tests-canadian-media-giant-canwest/ [Original.]

Friday 21:29 · "There are more pleasures in reading than just reading": pdml.net/pipermail/pdml_pdml.net/2009-February/161396.html [Original.]

Sunday 1:18 · Single-Dad mode this weekend. 1 day down, one to go. It's tiring. [Original.]

Sunday 1:28 · Spent 82 minutes last night watching "Sita Sings the Blues". Wasn't wasted. www.thirteen.org/sites/reel13/blog/watch-sita-sings-the-blues-online/347/ [Original.]

Sunday 15:23 · If you're fortunate enough to live in a city by the sea, you should go visit the sea sometimes. [Original.]

Sunday 15:32 · @mezzoblue On the other hand, the dorky-plaid-hat for hipsters is at the peak of its regrettable fashion arc. [Original, responding to @mezzoblue.]

Sunday 16:01 · I have 800 CDs I care enough about to rip. Was astounded to realize that that's less than 500G, lossless-encoded. I.e. a $109 HDD. [Original.]

Sunday 17:13 · Right at this moment, in Canada, there are a large number of extremely irritated curling fans. TSN is staying with the running-late NASCAR. [Original.]

Sunday 18:12 · @morrildl RAID-Z [Original, responding to @morrildl.]

Sunday 18:54 · You want a *serious* sports event? The Canadian national women's curling championship, that's serious. [Original.]

Sunday 20:20 · @morrildl No. I don't say anything I don't believe. The amount of irritation zfs routes around is remarkable. [Original, responding to @morrildl.]

Sunday 20:55 · Colorado Software Summit: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/03/01/Colorado-Software-Summit [Original.]

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