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
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.
Monday 20:32 ·
Apple CFO: “Repatriating the cash would result in significant tax penalties”. Yeah, they'd have to, you know, pay tax.
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
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
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/
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/
Wednesday 23:51 ·
Are the pix in www.tbray.org/ongoing/What/Arts/Photos/ OK in Retina iPad? Both inline & (only 1024-wide) expanded?
Thursday 12:30 ·
Very useful for understanding/explaining OAuth2:
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
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
Saturday 11:13 ·
Ils sont fous ces NDP, they’ll be voting till midnight at this pace. #ndpldr
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
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
Saturday 21:51 ·
You probably want to watch this in full-screen: www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Rot9uaVO8s
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
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.
Sunday 20:47 ·
Canada’s new Leader of the Opposition: blogs.canada.com/2012/03/25/mulcair-throws-down-the-gauntlet/