Week ending Sunday 2010/08/22

Monday 09:25 · @dsifry I think you can rent rooms at the Computer History Museum [Original, responding to @dsifry.]

Monday 09:25 · @kevinmarks You gotta re-install Swype after every OS upgrade. [Original, responding to @kevinmarks.]

Tuesday 06:55 · Course syllabi are highly compressed knowledge; open them up: www.hyperorg.com/blogger/2010/08/16/help-create-shareable-syllabi/ [Original.]

Tuesday 07:23 · Glanced at Wired's "Web is Dead" piece. Big graph at top of page 1 is violently misleading. Not worth reading. www.wired.com/magazine/2010/08/ff_webrip/ [Original.]

Tuesday 12:44 · The XxxGlobalPR meme strikes again: @JavaGlobalPR [Original.]

Tuesday 12:52 · Dave Orchard is on the market: www.pacificspirit.com/blog/2010/08/17/im_looking_for_mobile_andor_web_application_work But not for long, I bet. [Original.]

Tuesday 20:00 · The Web thanks Wired for the spectacularly clueless once-a-decade death notices. Sort of a family tradition now. [Original.]

Tuesday 22:43 · I sense a new art-form being born: w00tstock.net/2010/08/16/wil-quits-w00tstock/ Well, maybe not. [Original.]

Wednesday 08:56 · Ruby 1.9.2 is in da house: blade.nagaokaut.ac.jp/cgi-bin/scat.rb/ruby/ruby-talk/367983 [Original.]

Friday 10:48 · OH: "I am interviewing someone today who worked on the Large Hardon Collider project" [Original.]

Friday 10:59 · So, Swype is totally great... until you try to enter a URL or a password [Original.]

Saturday 10:35 · It is so painfully obvious that Wikileaks makes the world a better place. [Original.]

Saturday 12:36 · Doing a 'repo sync' into an empty repository really gives you a feeling for what Android is, you can watch it all go by. [Original.]

Saturday 20:10 · giveupandusetables.com/ <-- I am here (via @diveintomark) [Original.]

Saturday 23:21 · Drinking stout, reading Derek Walcott's "White Egrets". [Original.]

Saturday 23:26 · Walcott: "the bells of the hilltop towers number my errors" [Original.]

Sunday 11:02 · People in the ad industry use the word "creative" in a way that seems very strange to me. [Original.]

Sunday 22:49 · @editingwhiz Pedal steel guitar; now a country-music staple. [Original, responding to @editingwhiz.]


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