Week ending Sunday 2012/05/06

Monday 09:25 · What John Battelle said: battellemedia.comhttp/battellemedia.com/archives/2012/04/get-ready-for-some-pictures-folks.php Own your own Web space! [Original.]

Monday 10:11 · Interesting, albeit science fiction; Gartner forecasts mobile market shares into 2015: www.gartner.com/it/page.jsp?id=1622614 (Dear world: nobody knows!) [Original.]

Monday 13:25 · @CherylMcKinnon Hadn’t thought of that tune in 20 years. You made me smile. [Original, responding to @CherylMcKinnon.]

Monday 15:13 · Just unsubscribed from Groupon & LivingSocial. I feel cleaner. [Original.]

Monday 22:00 · Received in the mail: Jack White’s new “Blunderbuss”, as an LP (beautiful cover) and an MP3 download coupon. Nice packaging option! [Original.]

Tuesday 00:01 · Listening to “Blunderbuss” on virgin vinyl on a high-end system. The intimacy of the sound is almost unbearable. [Original.]

Tuesday 00:03 · @avibryant Welcome home. [Original, responding to @avibryant.]

Tuesday 09:10 · Solid research data on the use of SPDY in a mobile browser: [Original.]

Tuesday 14:38 · Hey @asymco, Apple’s margins are indeed remarkable; but don’t neglect linkage to South China vs Western US pay rates. [Original.]

Tuesday 14:57 · @dhh True, but @asymco was comparing margins to Msft & Google, which have very different compensation structures. [Original, responding to @dhh.]

Tuesday 15:28 · @dhh @asymco Right, but ratio of designers/programmers to manufacturing people is very different. [Original, responding to @dhh.]

Tuesday 15:33 · @Stv Yeah, me too. Immensely less dangerous. But I can see why @MayorGregor isn’t a fan. [Original, responding to @Stv.]

Tuesday 15:50 · @dhh @asymco I’d say it’s smart focus on a small # of SKUs, amazing supply-chain mgmt, and excellent mfg cost control. [Original, responding to @dhh.]

Wednesday 00:04 · Extremely interesting economics; I’m wondering how this game plays out? gigaom.com/mobile/straight-talk-sim-the-bff-of-a-galaxy-nexus-or-iphone/ [Original.]

Wednesday 00:05 · @shanselman This sounds like a good outcome to me [Original, responding to @shanselman.]

Wednesday 00:11 · Having three separate projects in a state of some urgency is really bad for blogging and photography. #justsayin #lovemyjob [Original.]

Wednesday 00:24 · @kvox People are more complicated than that. [Original, responding to @kvox.]

Wednesday 00:25 · @brucel That’s “hottie” you peasant. [Original, responding to @brucel.]

Wednesday 00:36 · @asymco Hm? Microsoft isn’t seriously a HW vendor. [Original, responding to @asymco.]

Wednesday 08:15 · Gotta smile at this story; trans-Pacific Harley: www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2012/05/01/bc-tsunami-motorcycle-owner.html [Original.]

Wednesday 21:47 · @sogrady The contrast with photo editing, where everything Just Works, could not be more stark. [Original, responding to @sogrady.]

Wednesday 21:50 · @monkchips I’ve been using www.getaroom.com/ with good results. [Original, responding to @monkchips.]

Thursday 10:42 · @lrz Congrats! [Original, responding to @lrz.]

Thursday 14:31 · ICS on a laptop: www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJAuR3cG8YM [Original.]

Thursday 22:21 · @avibryant That includes Internet connectivity? [Original, responding to @avibryant.]

Thursday 22:51 · Expand your mind on IP telephony and the Internet in general: bramcohen.com/2012/05/04/engineering-ip-telephony [Original.]

Friday 23:32 · Ghost fluff: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/05/04/Ghost-Fluff [Original.]

Saturday 11:34 · @c_pruett What are these “inches” of which you speak? We know cm and pixels and dp’s. [Original, responding to @c_pruett.]

Saturday 19:59 · If the blackberries ever set up a War Crimes Tribunal, I'm in big trouble. [Original.]

Saturday 20:04 · When I reached the boss blackberry, I was bleeding and weakened. But I had a +17 Tree Lopper of Cold Steel. [Original.]

Saturday 20:14 · @kevinmarks I’m talking about Pacific Northwest vegetation not consumer electronics. [Original, responding to @kevinmarks.]

Sunday 13:10 · @danielpunkass After the apocalypse all that’ll be left are the cockroaches, Keith Richard, and XML escaped one too many or too few times. [Original, responding to @danielpunkass.]

Sunday 13:12 · @danielpunkass IMO escaping U+0027 APOSTROPHE numerically feels weird to me, ' is built into like everything. But it should work. [Original, responding to @danielpunkass.]


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