Week ending Sunday 2010/06/20

Monday 06:35 · @timoreilly The implication that what I've done every day for the last 20 yrs isn't "real-world" seems odd. [Original, responding to @timoreilly.]

Monday 10:02 · The speed at which Vancouver is growing a new Asian/white ethnic group is mind-boggling. Same up & down Pacific coast? [Original.]

Monday 10:12 · "browsing can’t be seen as a supplemental handheld activity" gigaom.com/2010/06/14/the-apple-google-mobile-battle-continues-as-other-platforms-sit-and-watch/ [Original.]

Monday 10:13 · @pkedrosky When Android 2.2 gets a big foothold, you can short whoever does hotel WiFi into their much-deserved grave. [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Monday 10:40 · @jasonfried Some do. [Original, responding to @jasonfried.]

Monday 11:01 · Bringing the Asian back to Caucasian? (via @matt_mcc) [Original.]

Monday 15:07 · @pbryan It's like computers back in the nineties; buy whenever you see a phone you like. Availability in Canada isn't that great. [Original, responding to @pbryan.]

Monday 17:01 · No comment needed: dailydeadbirds.com/ [Original.]

Monday 22:37 · BZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ @thevuvuzelahorn [Original.]

Tuesday 07:22 · Hah... Ronaldo runs into a ref with no patience for his drama-queen routine. #worldcup [Original.]

Tuesday 08:42 · @jbonnet Don't know about about that, but definitely a Côte d'Ivoire supporter. [Original, responding to @jbonnet.]

Tuesday 08:44 · @spam check out @RossYvonnegW [Original, responding to @RossYvonnegW.]

Tuesday 10:58 · Mac vs PC, the awful truth: www.youtube.com/watch?v=bm7JH1FT_yM [Original.]

Tuesday 14:57 · @nelson Not hard to turn up those stories. e.g. @sogrady redmonk.com/sogrady/2010/06/02/android-switch/ [Original, responding to @nelson.]

Tuesday 16:36 · Have I mentioned I have a nice job? We have more: sites.google.com/site/googdevreljobs/ [Original.]

Wednesday 00:07 · Bloomsday. [Original.]

Wednesday 00:34 · What “Bloomsday” is about: www.gutenberg.org/etext/4300 [Original.]

Wednesday 09:16 · Guess I picked the wrong morning of World Cup to blow off. Pfui. Group H must be watched from here on in. [Original.]

Wednesday 10:03 · Nokia troubles: digitaldaily.allthingsd.com/20100616/nokia-still-slipping-in-smartphones/ - this is so sad, I used to love their hardware. That phone looks like a parody of a parody. [Original.]

Wednesday 10:29 · U3-X, like a Segway, only not dorky-looking and goes sideways. A certain awkwardness; what to do with your hands? www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuIJRsAuCHQ [Original.]

Wednesday 10:35 · I am informed that this probably just a goof, not a hot news-flash: yfrog.com/1qz6ggj [Original.]

Wednesday 11:06 · Wow, beta.swype.com is running sloooooooooooooooooow. [Original.]

Wednesday 12:26 · Making app grafix and icons in Omnigraffle. Always a cheery activity. [Original.]

Wednesday 15:24 · It occurs to me that getting colorfully rejected from the App Store is now a good guerilla-marketing technique. [Original.]

Wednesday 18:06 · I'm glad that Ars Technica is out there. I hope we at G are sending some ad dollars their way. [Original.]

Wednesday 19:36 · @dsifry Is it obvious how to do that? [Original, responding to @dsifry.]

Wednesday 22:00 · Just upgraded my blog look & feel, check it out: www.vuvuzela-time.co.uk/www.tbray.org/ongoing/ [Original.]

Thursday 06:32 · telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl Go ahead, do it. [Original.]

Thursday 07:38 · @dckc epiphanyradio.org [Original, responding to @dckc.]

Thursday 13:45 · Sent with Swype, which is double plus ultra excellent. Wow. [Original.]

Thursday 14:57 · @pbryan It's an input method; long-press any text field & pick input methods. Uses std Android platform APIs. [Original, responding to @pbryan.]

Thursday 23:07 · "I think we can put our differences behind us. For Science... you monster": www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxSo1k2Y1Uk [Original.]

Friday 00:04 · “Danger is great joy, dark as bright as fire” — oh, Marianne [Original.]

Friday 00:08 · Burning Oil oh shit: www.flickr.com/photos/x180/4710670727/in/set-72157624175670303/ [Original.]

Friday 07:31 · @djco Wow, 1875!! That may be a record. Congrats. [Original, responding to @djco.]

Friday 14:07 · Best Android feed reader? [Original.]

Friday 22:35 · @spam check out @raylenelyniighk [Original, responding to @raylenelyniighk.]

Saturday 12:32 · My 11-year old's Little League baseball team won the Championship game; the house is full of joy. [Original.]

Saturday 12:32 · @hfiguiere NCIX [Original, responding to @hfiguiere.]

Saturday 12:43 · Agreed @wbruce, dunno if Luma Loop is best camera strap in the world, but it's the bet I've ever used. [Original, responding to @wbruce.]

Saturday 23:53 · Listening to: "Tusk" by Fleetwood Mac. Mostly forgotten music still sounds pretty good. [Original.]

Sunday 07:27 · @spam check @goldiebkfnnk [Original, responding to @goldiebkfnnk.]

Sunday 11:33 · I'm here to cheer for Côte d'Ivoire against Brazil; based on results so far in the tourney, this is not as hopeless as you might think. [Original.]

Sunday 11:35 · Lots of weird stuff in the #worldcup group standings. www.fifa.com/worldcup/standings/index.html Significantly weirder than usual? I think so. [Original.]

Sunday 11:47 · #civ better cash in while #bra is looking for their game legs; brazilian clumsiness isn't going to last. #worldcup [Original.]

Sunday 12:37 · @al3x Why such heavy typography? [Original, responding to @al3x.]

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