Week ending Sunday 2012/03/04

Monday 12:12 · This notion that apps should pay for bandwidth is insane. Telcos should pay developers a commission for helping them sell bandwidth. [Original.]

Monday 14:14 · @onigiri Having "Nexus" in the name is generally good. [Original, responding to @onigiri.]

Monday 19:55 · @guilhermefdc I work for Google, so I can talk about Google, but I can’t really attack others in the way those guys do. [Original, responding to @guilhermefdc.]

Monday 20:05 · Wow, OS X went almost a whole month without losing a bunch of keyboard settings. I should’ve gone to Vegas while my luck was in. [Original.]

Monday 20:09 · Wikileaks strikes again, uncovers cesspool of appalling stupidity and shallowness: STRATFOR customers. [Original.]

Monday 21:03 · Smart, entertaining, and well-written overview of the Republican presidential race: nymag.com/print/?/news/features/gop-primary-heilemann-2012-3/ [Original.]

Monday 22:51 · An idle chain of links led me to this interesting part of the world: maps.google.com/maps?q=vladivostok&hl=en&ll=42.415481,130.640402&spn=0.004737,0.008283&sll=49.253817,-123.106589&sspn=0.008375,0.016565&hnear=Vladivostok,+Primorsky+Krai,+Russia&t=h&z=17 Also see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khasan_(urban-type_settlement) [Original.]

Monday 23:02 · @vambenepe The thought of hiking around there makes me quiver. Not too many anglophones or francophones around though, I bet. [Original, responding to @vambenepe.]

Monday 23:14 · @vambenepe $2,095 return fare YVR-VVO [Original, responding to @vambenepe.]

Monday 23:23 · Art: imgur.com/gallery/b4QB2 [Original.]

Tuesday 00:23 · OK, I have an unhealthy fascination with North Korea. But these are some excellent pictures: blogs.denverpost.comhttp/blogs.denverpost.com/captured/2012/02/24/captured-david-guttenfelder-in-north-korea/5241/ [Original.]

Tuesday 07:13 · Network App Macroeconomics: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/02/27/Network-Ecoomics [Original.]

Tuesday 08:08 · @dsearls “Open’ then “Details” [Original, responding to @dsearls.]

Tuesday 14:49 · @Gartenberg I use YoruFukurou and it meets my needs. [Original, responding to @Gartenberg.]

Tuesday 20:02 · my oldest searches from www.google.com/history, 2008/03/28: ruby load path, x92.5 maui, pont neuilly, porte maillot hotel, infant uti [Original.]

Tuesday 21:40 · AOSP sync really humming on 50M cable internet. [Original.]

Wednesday 08:49 · Expanding a kid’s mind by listening to the world: nihoncassandra.blogspot.com/2012/02/almost-unvarnished-truth.html My childhood was very like this. [Original.]

Wednesday 08:56 · Woah, Apple refusing to sell a book because it links to Amazon: paidcontent.org/article/419-who-decides-what-gets-sold-in-the-bookstore/ Censorship, pure and simple. Wildly unacceptable. [Original.]

Wednesday 09:19 · Books are different. More analysis: www.hyperorg.com/blogger/2012/02/29/apple-blocking-books-that-link-to-amazon/ [Original.]

Wednesday 12:34 · Grace Hopper on nanoseconds: www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEpsKnWZrJ8 I think even non-geeks would enjoy this. [Original.]

Wednesday 21:07 · Not often that you read an explicit appeal to start a war, but this is one: www.nytimes.com/glogin?URI=http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/01/opinion/israels-last-chance-to-strike-iran.html&OQ=_rQ3D1&OP=53e44496Q2FQ2AZYQ3BQ2A6Q7DByrQ7DQ7DQ22@Q2A@Q5EE@Q2AQ5EkQ2AQ5EEQ2AQ7DnvevQ7DeQ2AvyrSYQ26yQ2FQ26SyQ22Q2FBOSeBYQ2FQ22Q7DQ2FyQ22rvgYQ2FvrSeQ24OQ22sQ26 [Original.]

Thursday 10:57 · @DonMacAskill Android [Original, responding to @DonMacAskill.]

Thursday 10:59 · “grateful for an open-source planet, and a community that shares knowledge freely, for free, for its own sake” www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/02/29/Undocumentedness [Original.]

Thursday 11:29 · Another Apple/Amazon book story. This is a complex, interesting issue: dimsumthinking.com/2012/03/01/learning-from-santa/ [Original.]

Thursday 11:30 · @caseyf See See androidniceties.tumblr.com/ and developer.android.com/design/ [Original, responding to @caseyf.]

Thursday 11:39 · @caseyf Drop me a line when you’ve got an app to look at [Original, responding to @caseyf.]

Thursday 16:24 · @headius Red Hat [Original, responding to @headius.]

Thursday 20:02 · Hah, @danielpunkass asks which will be the *last* US state to legalize gay marriage? Hall of shame awaits. [Original, responding to @danielpunkass.]

Friday 11:20 · Hey @asymco, your site seems off the air. [Original.]

Saturday 11:21 · @nelson What does one wear a tie to, mid-Saturday? #baffled [Original, responding to @nelson.]

Saturday 16:22 · @nattylux Don’t see the bad stuff in Market just now… still there, or did we get it? [Original, responding to @nattylux.]

Saturday 16:31 · @nattylux OK. Sigh. I guess it’s good that it doesn’t come up very high in search. [Original, responding to @nattylux.]

Saturday 16:37 · @alexwh There are lots. I think bit.ly and goo.gl are both very popular [Original, responding to @alexwh.]

Saturday 16:52 · Don’t know about the green. I use goo.gl but I’m biased. Twitter will do its own shortening these days. [Original.]

Sunday 00:54 · Just spent the last hour or so on YouTube watching takes of Raconteurs “Blue Veins”. The best music should be frightening, sometimes. [Original.]

Sunday 11:35 · @dhh Good for most things; but not photo-editing. OK if you can rely on having an outboard screen. [Original, responding to @dhh.]

Sunday 11:35 · @duncan On top of which, they won't let me print out my boarding pass any more, for anything that crosses a border. [Original, responding to @duncan.]

Sunday 11:43 · @daveoflynn I can get by on 13" [Original, responding to @daveoflynn.]

Sunday 11:45 · @duncan Worse than that. You can't have it electronically either. They give you a number to take to an airport kiosk. [Original, responding to @duncan.]

Sunday 22:54 · Putin sweeps Chechnya vote. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha [Original.]


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