Week ending Sunday 2010/11/21

Monday 09:04 · The cameras of the future, if y'ask me: [Original.]

Monday 09:05 · @glaforge Yeah, unfortunately I'm usually jetlagged at that event and have nodded off a couple of times... [Original, responding to @glaforge.]

Monday 10:37 · The terrible secret behind My Little Pony: www.google.com/images?q=my+little+pony+Cthulhu&biw=1217&bih=684 [Original.]

Monday 10:48 · Ruboto Android/Ruby slides rubyconfx.danieljackoway.com/#1 : juicy details start around slide #10. Ruboto a winner iff they can whack startup latency. [Original.]

Monday 15:35 · That Gorilla glass is un-freaking-believable. Galaxy Tab's been all over the planet, no case, looks like it was made yesterday [Original.]

Monday 19:15 · In Twitter REST API, I can't just put my status in a text/plain message body?! Have to url-encode it in the URI query?! Feaugh [Original.]

Monday 23:00 · @dickc Single-l wins typographically I think. [Original, responding to @dickc.]

Tuesday 00:41 · Current late-night vinyl: Muddy Waters, "Hard Again" & "Folk Singer". Blues is truth. [Original.]

Tuesday 00:55 · Realizing that I have many many versions of "Mannish Boy". Not that that's a problem. [Original.]

Tuesday 08:42 · @carlchomko Same as Eric :) [Original, responding to @carlchomko.]

Tuesday 08:58 · (via @fjordaan): Remarkable that 'Gorilla Glass' has been searching for a purpose since invention in 1962 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gorilla_glass#Gorilla_Glass [Original.]

Tuesday 14:00 · "Ten Essential budget Android smartphones": www.reghardware.com/2010/11/16/ten_essential_budget_android_smartphones/ These are more interesting than the high end, to me. [Original.]

Tuesday 19:19 · @brettschulte Chrome logged into my employer, Safari for general surfing, Firefox for its videoconf plugin [Original, responding to @brettschulte.]

Tuesday 19:20 · @lskrocki Welcome to the wonderful world of Pentax lens-mania. Mount hasn't changed in 50 years, lots of groovy old cheap glass out there [Original, responding to @lskrocki.]

Tuesday 19:21 · @lskrocki Also check out pdml.net and @PDML [Original, responding to @lskrocki.]

Tuesday 19:37 · @diveintomark Well yeah, and the survivors aren't getting any of the money, even: www.nytimes.com/2009/07/20/business/20fund.html?_r=1 [Original, responding to @diveintomark.]

Tuesday 23:10 · This guy showed up in one of my browser tabs, no idea where from, he's kinda cute: 1.bp.blogspot.com/_kJCny-EBxS8/TIg3-puIqDI/AAAAAAAAAOs/ZOnVzQiBr6I/s1600/teeewrecks_revorution!.jpg [Original.]

Wednesday 00:00 · I broke down and donated to Wikipedia and Jimmy's still languishing at me from every fucking page. I paid so make him go away, kthxby [Original.]

Wednesday 00:17 · @pphaneuf Another argument for simply not worrying about who reads/listens/follows. [Original, responding to @pphaneuf.]

Wednesday 00:23 · Current late-night vinyl: Meaty Beaty Big and Bouncy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meaty_Beaty_Big_and_Bouncy There's nothing else remotely like it. [Original.]

Wednesday 00:57 · (via @mathie): Following the @rubygems firehose for a day or two, just for interest. [Original.]

Wednesday 07:50 · @pkedrosky Guy Deutscher's recent work is all very good. [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Wednesday 09:35 · @spam check @wildayfowler [Original, responding to @spam.]

Wednesday 10:14 · Citizens of Vancouver: Stay inside. [Original.]

Wednesday 11:51 · Citizens of Vancouver: You can go out now. [Original.]

Wednesday 14:35 · Deprecating XML: norman.walsh.name/2010/11/17/deprecatingXML [Original.]

Wednesday 15:00 · @kevinmarks Has there ever been a time when most of it hasn't been complete garbage? Rich is smart, but jeez... [Original, responding to @kevinmarks.]

Wednesday 22:20 · via @headius:The #1 problem Ruby folks seem to face isn't performance, scaling, or libraries. It's finding enough Ruby-smart talent to hire. [Original.]

Wednesday 22:21 · @headius This is exactly the way it was with Java circa 1998. [Original, responding to @headius.]

Thursday 00:27 · @brixen You shouldn't have to build Android to do that... [Original, responding to @brixen.]

Thursday 08:01 · WTF Twitter started SMSing me everytime anyone anywhere in the planet said "@timbray". In the middle of the night. [Original.]

Thursday 08:13 · @bmccoelho Actually, they do. [Original, responding to @bmccoelho.]

Thursday 10:40 · "Не вынаходзьце мову XML" translated by Patric Conrad: ucallweconn.net/be/No-New-XML-Languages-be [Original.]

Thursday 11:11 · The URL says it: railsforzombies.org/ [Original.]

Thursday 11:14 · The team I'm on (code.google.com/team/) is hiring: https://sites.google.com/site/googdevreljobs/ [Original.]

Thursday 11:24 · @chadfowler Not closely at the moment, but things change fast here. [Original, responding to @chadfowler.]

Thursday 15:09 · via @jobsworth: Boycotting Nobel Peace Prize ceremony for Liu Xiaobo: China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Cuba, Morocco, Iraq. Speaks for itself. [Original.]

Thursday 22:37 · @isagalaev Ha ha ha. Not good to act as Chinese lap-dog. [Original, responding to @isagalaev.]

Thursday 22:37 · @blaine Hey, let's go back to Montevideo... [Original, responding to @blaine.]

Friday 11:34 · Coding on a boat [Original.]

Friday 14:54 · @gruber Simplest explanation: Android numbers didn't get interesting to devs till last summer. Re-check in a year. [Original, responding to @gruber.]

Friday 17:46 · @carlmalamud Yup, various bits of gear with phones in them will call-on-tap. [Original, responding to @carlmalamud.]

Friday 22:39 · Miku's maker's name is "Crypton Future Media". I like that. [Original.]

Saturday 00:35 · There is nowhere in Canada that it doesn't snow sometimes. [Original.]

Saturday 21:07 · Wow, it's the 25th birthday of Microsoft Windows 1.0. "What a long strange trip it's been" [Original.]

Saturday 23:43 · Content-free sci-fi eye-candy: www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXoeT0W1waA [Original.]

Sunday 00:31 · Current late-night vinyl: Rust Never Sleeps. I saw that tour at Maple Leaf Gardens, won't ever forget. [Original.]

Sunday 00:49 · @lrz Visit Vancouver in the summer someone. [Original, responding to @lrz.]

Sunday 01:16 · Listened to the electric side, twice. [Original.]

Sunday 13:11 · That Mark Sanchez is pretty cool. [Original.]

Sunday 17:35 · LPs for sale: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/11/21/Record-Collection-for-Sale [Original.]

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