Week ending Sunday 2012/03/25

Monday 12:42 · Is it raining in Maui right now? www.tripadvisor.com/Travel-g29220-c51849/Maui:Hawaii:Can.You.Trust.The.Forecast..html [Original.]

Monday 12:45 · @bsletten XML's predecessor was SGML - one of the biggest SGML tech vendors, SoftQuad, was in Canada. 2 Canadians on original 11-strong WG. [Original, responding to @bsletten.]

Monday 20:27 · Maui beach/pool-side readers using e-reader of some sort: ~50%. Those reading Hunger Games: about a third. [Original.]

Monday 20:32 · Apple CFO: “Repatriating the cash would result in significant tax penalties”. Yeah, they'd have to, you know, pay tax. [Original.]

Monday 20:39 · So, the dude who shot the Afghanis lost his memory. Here's a refresher: blogs.aljazeera.com/asia/2012/03/19/no-one-asked-their-names [Original.]

Wednesday 00:09 · @codinghorror For a database-backed web-fronted app that fits into MVC boxes, totally Rails. Otherwise nope. [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Wednesday 00:11 · My hometown, ain’t it pretty: maps.stamen.com/watercolor/#11/49.2421/-123.1253 [Original.]

Wednesday 00:32 · Mind-boggling: @vFabric: Two thirds of enterprise Java developers now using #SpringFramework mobile.eweek.com/c/a/Application-Development/VMwares-Spring-31-Release-Train-Rolls-Deep-With-Java-Developers-695650/ [Original.]

Wednesday 01:18 · 14 reasons why the Britannica failed on paper: www.hyperorg.com/blogger/2012/03/20/2b2k-13-reasons-why-the-britannica-failed-on-paper/ [Original.]

Wednesday 23:51 · Are the pix in www.tbray.org/ongoing/What/Arts/Photos/ OK in Retina iPad? Both inline & (only 1024-wide) expanded? [Original.]

Thursday 12:30 · Very useful for understanding/explaining OAuth2: [Original.]

Thursday 16:31 · @pamelafox Write your own! I did; amazingly educational. [Original, responding to @pamelafox.]

Friday 00:10 · @duncan So, like, we’re gonna go back and republish every big pic we’ve put on the Web as a progressive JPG? Or just wait for iOS 5.mumble… [Original, responding to @duncan.]

Friday 07:19 · @ndw I decided to write Genx in C because there were already good alternatives in Java. [Original, responding to @ndw.]

Friday 08:35 · Canadian political rant! Grumpy with offensive energy analytics from @acoyne: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/03/22/Tar-Sands-Politics [Original.]

Friday 08:38 · @ndw Uh in 2004 I seem to recall looking around and finding something decent. [Original, responding to @ndw.]

Friday 08:39 · @skrud @pamelafox Well, that’s exactly why I had to retweet. [Original, responding to @skrud.]

Friday 19:02 · @kevinmarks Do you ever sport a top hat & cane while smoking a cigar? [Original, responding to @kevinmarks.]

Saturday 11:04 · Doesn’t look like the NDP are going to give us a surprise today. Oh, well. #ndpldr [Original.]

Saturday 11:13 · Ils sont fous ces NDP, they’ll be voting till midnight at this pace. #ndpldr [Original.]

Saturday 11:32 · Top 10 lessons of the Iraq war: www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/03/20/top_ten_lessons_of_the_iraq_war?page=full [Original.]

Saturday 18:10 · @slavs06 GN is a wonderful world-travel phone. Maxx said to be battery-life champ. Hard to call. [Original, responding to @slavs06.]

Saturday 18:20 · @DonDavies Some of those cameraguys look like they’re not gonna make it through to the end. Hope the politicians are doing better. [Original, responding to @DonDavies.]

Saturday 19:40 · Travel posters for lazy people: www.collegehumor.com/article/6741369/travel-posters-for-lazy-people [Original.]

Saturday 21:51 · You probably want to watch this in full-screen: www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Rot9uaVO8s [Original.]

Saturday 21:53 · @GreatDismal Books are way better than they need to be. But lacking vampires & werewolves, won’t become a franchise. [Original, responding to @GreatDismal.]

Sunday 10:32 · Now, this is cool: www.youtube.com/watch?v=dSLem5hLxLc [Original.]

Sunday 12:32 · @acoyne This will be the first provincial election ever to be won by a woman, methinks? [Original, responding to @acoyne.]

Sunday 12:42 · That feeling when someone comes along and does a bunch of good tidy-ups on a change you made to a Wikipedia entry. [Original.]

Sunday 20:47 · Canada’s new Leader of the Opposition: blogs.canada.com/2012/03/25/mulcair-throws-down-the-gauntlet/ [Original.]


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