Week ending Sunday 2010/10/03

Monday 00:04 · The hurry-up-and-wait intensity of the big keynote rehearsal. [Original.]

Monday 03:31 · "Translation Telephone", cooked up by @pamelafox as a quickie demo: pamelafox-samplecode.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/translationtelephone/translationtelephone.html Mmm fun. [Original.]

Monday 03:43 · Glowing pixels and dead trees: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/09/26/On-Books [Original.]

Monday 03:58 · @retomeier The cause is that you're trying to change its angular momentum. [Original, responding to @retomeier.]

Monday 13:23 · I've loathed GNU autoHell for many years. Maybe this book is what I needed: books.slashdot.org/story/10/09/27/1612236/Autotools [Original.]

Monday 15:10 · @obie you need an unlocked Android. You'll never pay hotel Internet again. [Original, responding to @obie.]

Monday 17:53 · GDD Tokyo: plixi.com/p/47547372 [Original.]

Monday 18:12 · GDD Tokyo began with that "Wilderness Inside" mashup. So beautiful. Many parts of Tokyo would be improved by erupting trees. [Original.]

Tuesday 00:29 · OH: She: "Is there gonna be WiFi if we go there?" He: "I got my Android, I'll be your hot spot." General hilarity. #reallyhappened [Original.]

Tuesday 05:51 · Now that was a long day. Beyond exhausted but in a sort of enjoyable way. Tokyo doesn't care what you think of it. [Original.]

Tuesday 21:18 · @duncan Why did the poor pony die? [Original, responding to @duncan.]

Tuesday 21:58 · @duncan There was a time when "Web 2.0" was everyone's new pony. [Original, responding to @duncan.]

Tuesday 22:11 · @pragdave On Facebook, some of my best friends are horses. [Original, responding to @pragdave.]

Tuesday 22:30 · Really must check out the D/A setup on the #galaxytab. Sound seems unreasonably good for a mobile gadget. [Original.]

Tuesday 22:51 · @caseyf and what are they putting in there? [Original, responding to @caseyf.]

Tuesday 22:53 · @UnkiD4n audio weenie jargon for digital-to-analog converter [Original, responding to @UnkiD4n.]

Tuesday 23:36 · OH: Well-off people in the frequent-flyer lounge agreeing that raising the minimum wage would be a bad idea. #ironyUpToMyKnees [Original.]

Wednesday 01:31 · That soba-and-sake-in-the-belly glow; nothing like it. [Original.]

Wednesday 01:33 · AC 004 NRT=>YVR See ya on the other side. Zzzzzzz [Original.]

Wednesday 20:31 · Variation: "There are only two hard problems in Computer Science: cache invalidation, naming things, and off-by-one errors." [Original.]

Wednesday 20:41 · Don't forget the Motor City: journal.davidbyrne.com/2010/09/092310-dont-forget-the-motor-city.html [Original.]

Thursday 10:33 · Installed Android themes for Chrome & gmail. I think my world has become overly green. [Original.]

Thursday 12:57 · Big Android Market expansion: android-developers.blogspot.com/2010/09/more-countries-more-sellers-more-buyers.html [Original.]

Thursday 13:25 · @RickBullotta What's the use-case? [Original, responding to @RickBullotta.]

Thursday 21:25 · The #galaxytab considered (briefly) as a camera: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/09/10/Galaxy-Tab-in-my-Pocket#p-20 [Original.]

Thursday 21:28 · Also: Now I think I know why they didn't work too hard on squeezing a camera into the iPad. [Original.]

Thursday 21:33 · @fujin_ I work on Android at Google. We get early releases. [Original, responding to @fujin_.]

Thursday 22:51 · MOA (totemic pix) www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/09/30/UBC-Museum-of-Anthropology [Original.]

Thursday 23:01 · Wondering why my vinyl collection includes "Beers, Steers, and Queers" by the Revolting Cocks. No, it's not very good. [Original.]

Friday 09:50 · @xunker You're thinking about Larry Wall (on the shirts) [Original, responding to @xunker.]

Friday 14:35 · Wow, the talk slots at JAOO are an hour long. Really gives time to stretch out. [Original.]

Friday 16:22 · Another TdF winner tests positive. I'm shocked, shocked. twitter.com/#!/timbray/status/19513432863 #toldYouSo #usedToLikeCycling [Original.]

Friday 20:19 · @pamelafox Any signs of gangrene? [Original, responding to @pamelafox.]

Saturday 16:52 · Welcome Tor Norbye! tornorbye.blogspot.com/2010/09/next-chapter.html [Original.]

Saturday 17:01 · @al3x I spent lots of time researching this & ended up with the Benchmark DAC, see www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/03/21/More-Migration#p-4 and www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/06/12/Music-Migration-Done#p-4 [Original, responding to @al3x.]

Sunday 05:59 · @twleung Works just fine on the #galaxytab [Original, responding to @twleung.]

Sunday 06:04 · Three-airplane day coming up, Vancouver to Århus. #paceYourself... [Original.]

Sunday 14:06 · Laughing at Gladwell's airy assertions re what social networks can & can't do. They're *new*, who knows? [Original.]

Sunday 14:15 · Sitting on the plane for Copenhagen, sorting arriving passengers into Canadian & Danish baskets. Most pretty obvious. [Original.]

Sunday 22:34 · #galaxytab is "HSUPA 5.76/HSDPA 7.2Mbps 900/1900/2100 EDGE/GPRS 850/900/1800/1900" What network is my best chance for 3g in Denmark? [Original.]

Sunday 22:45 · @J3V 3? Don't see a network of that name [Original, responding to @J3V.]

Sunday 23:16 · Looks like TDC should be my best bet for HSPA. But currently stuck on edge networking on all networks. Still quite usable. [Original.]

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