Week ending Sunday 2011/01/16

Monday 11:53 · Nasty humorous useful screed on bufferbloat: apenwarr.ca/log/?m=201101#10 [Original.]

Monday 12:04 · Mmmm... thenounproject.com/ [Original.]

Monday 18:48 · It seems no animal whose name in English is a single word beginning with U. I think that's the only such letter. [Original.]

Monday 18:51 · @al3x and let me tell ya, @rabble has a better office to be a geek manager in. [Original, responding to @rabble.]

Monday 18:54 · No, Unicorn doesn't count, and "urchin" has "sea" in front of it. [Original.]

Monday 18:55 · OMG "Uakari" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uakari (via @miche) [Original.]

Monday 18:58 · www.list-of-animals.com/u.html (via @ManoMarks) [Original.]

Monday 18:59 · Here you go then: wiki.answers.com/Q/What_are_some_animals_that_begin_with_the_letter_U (via @JeffSelf) [Original.]

Monday 19:55 · I suspect Amy Chua is sitting in her Yale office thinking "lulz"; I was among those successfully trolled. [Original.]

Monday 21:58 · @omarelakkad Is that into retro-hip territory yet? [Original, responding to @omarelakkad.]

Monday 22:10 · Clearly there's a hole in the J-conference ecosystem. Welcome jaxconf.com/ to the scene. [Original.]

Monday 22:13 · @pelegri You need to the let the world know when that piece has kind of stabilized, so we can all go take another look. [Original, responding to @pelegri.]

Monday 22:36 · On Twitter, when someone's a twat you can drop 'em in a couple clicks. Is there a quick way to un-Facebook-friend? [Original.]

Tuesday 11:29 · Hudson => Jenkins. hudson-labs.org/content/hudsons-future LGTM [Original.]

Tuesday 11:37 · LOL Forrester says Ruby is over www.sdtimes.com/content/article.aspx?ArticleID=35127&page=1 [Original.]

Tuesday 12:17 · I assume the Verizon iPhone turns into an iPod touch as soon as it leaves the US. (via @asymco) [Original.]

Tuesday 13:08 · @hfiguiere You mean nuking *from* orbit, right? "It's the only way to be sure." [Original, responding to @hfiguiere.]

Tuesday 13:53 · @bcantrill The world needs both. On the server JavaScript is competing against Rails not just Ruby. [Original, responding to @bcantrill.]

Tuesday 18:56 · @gillianshaw That phrase "injury advocates" is jarring. [Original, responding to @gillianshaw.]

Tuesday 19:10 · Just me, or is #newtwitter achingly klunky and slow for everyone? [Original.]

Wednesday 00:29 · Current late-night vinyl: Baker/Mulligan Carnegie Hall concert (1974) "Don't change your hair for me/not if you care for me" mmmmm [Original.]

Wednesday 00:49 · Stuck in the ceiling: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/01/12/Stuck-in-the-ceiling [Original.]

Wednesday 08:51 · @jhfisher Huh? I see lots: cd mydroid; find . -name '*.java' -print | xargs fgrep -i base64 [Original, responding to @jhfisher.]

Wednesday 09:03 · Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb... Insulin? ;-) (via @jbqueru) [Original.]

Wednesday 09:31 · @CharlesLaramie You're being silly. People want what their taxes are buying: washingtonindependent.com/81684/the-futility-of-budget-cuts [Original, responding to @CharlesLaramie.]

Wednesday 11:46 · Glock Pistol Sales Surge in Aftermath of Shooting of Arizona's Giffords: www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-01-11/glock-pistol-sales-surge-in-aftermath-of-shooting-of-arizona-s-giffords.html [Original.]

Wednesday 15:00 · @stevel Ah, that reminds me of Jini [Original, responding to @stevel.]

Wednesday 15:18 · Getting weirder and weirder out there. Self-hosting is work, but seems more worth it every day. [Original.]

Wednesday 18:47 · @vbumgarn Can't deny, I co-wrote the damn spec. C & Java & so on don't have nested comments... nobody ever even brought it up, back then. [Original, responding to @vbumgarn.]

Wednesday 18:58 · @chadfowler Easy things should be easy, hard things possible. (Um, originally Larry Wall I think?) [Original, responding to @chadfowler.]

Wednesday 19:07 · Just another animated GIF: theairtightgarage.tumblr.com/post/2723092591/i-cant-believe-someone-made-a-gif-of-this [Original.]

Thursday 08:19 · Things Real People Don't Say About Advertising: tpdsaa.tumblr.com/ [Original.]

Thursday 09:04 · No, I wasn't punked by Ms Chua; the entire planet was, by the WSJ editors: www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/01/13/apop011311.DTL [Original.]

Thursday 12:25 · There's a "Best Buy Open" blog? With elegant analogy-ware? Who knew? bbyopen.com/2011/01/what-is-open-a-simple-explanation-of-apis [Original.]

Thursday 12:55 · @jzawodn application/atom+xml [Original, responding to @jzawodn.]

Friday 07:32 · @Chang_Xu source.android.com [Original, responding to @Chang_Xu.]

Friday 07:45 · Dire Straits' "Money For Nothing" censored in Canada: www.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/music/faggot-lyric-disqualifies-dire-straits-hit-from-canadian-radio-play/article1868052/ [Original.]

Friday 07:55 · Barcelona, baby: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/01/14/Barcelona [Original.]

Friday 08:28 · Well, "Money For Nothing" is inexcusably classist, implying that delivery workers are ignorant homophobes. *snickers* [Original.]

Friday 09:06 · #ff twitter.com/timbray/favorites [Original.]

Friday 09:44 · Wow, w3fools.com/ I have noticed high-ranked w3schools search results of extremely dubious value for this or that web tech [Original.]

Friday 10:55 · RT @Galrahn: I just watched a government fall on Twitter while #CNN interviewed the Jeopardy host about a robot contestant. [Original.]

Friday 12:21 · So you found something cool on the Internet: www.notquitewrong.com/rosscottinc/2011/01/13/see-something-cite-something/ [Original.]

Friday 17:22 · . @diveintomark An amazing number of people are suddenly authoritative on video codec patent infringement. [Original, responding to @diveintomark.]

Friday 20:06 · Jan 15th: Wikipedia is 10. Jan 16: IETF is 25. We're all lucky to be living in these times. [Original.]

Saturday 09:09 · Seems like every $%*! website I visit is pushing a survey in my face. [Original.]

Saturday 10:21 · @crazybob Know an example of a good API usability study? [Original, responding to @crazybob.]

Saturday 14:47 · Gmail available 99.984% in 2010. How many nines is that per usual nomenclature, 3 or 4? (That's 1.4hrs down) [Original.]

Saturday 14:48 · Link for last tweet: googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2011/01/destination-dial-tone-getting-google.html [Original.]

Sunday 11:02 · Wow, "Spectral Souls", maybe most ambitious Android game ever, hits Market. Don't think I'll do 1G download on 3G. [Original.]

Sunday 12:42 · Celebrated Wikipedia's tenth birthday by reverting a dorky edit. [Original.]

Sunday 14:42 · Anyone got the back story on this weird Apple-vs-Euro-newspapers thing? www.appleinsider.com/articles/11/01/14/apple_tells_newspapers_no_free_ipad_edition_for_print_subscribers.html Baffling. [Original.]

Sunday 14:47 · RT @mikecardenas: Great video of Pink Anderson - She Knows How To Stretch It www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXdkUahBoSI [Original.]

Sunday 15:13 · @charlesarthur Looking forward to it [Original, responding to @charlesarthur.]

Sunday 15:38 · These Jets are OK. [Original.]

Sunday 16:56 · The Web isn't fast enough. [Original.]

Sunday 17:51 · @tmaesaka I think the proportion of developers who agree is approaching 100%. Excluding Matz unfortunately. [Original, responding to @tmaesaka.]

Sunday 21:49 · Anniversaries & Ideologies: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/01/16/Anniversaries-and-Ideologies [Original.]

Sunday 22:23 · @brixen Preach it, bro [Original, responding to @brixen.]


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