Week ending Sunday 2012/05/13

Monday 21:48 · The greatest-hits thumbnails across the bottom of XKCD aren’t clickable. Urgh… wanted to introduce my Mom to Randall's oeuvre. [Original.]

Monday 22:50 · @metoposaurus Interesting; clickable in FF but neither Chrome nor Safari. [Original, responding to @metoposaurus.]

Monday 23:55 · Pretty flowers, some wet: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/05/07/Springies [Original.]

Tuesday 08:44 · @tobrien I wonder too. [Original, responding to @tobrien.]

Tuesday 13:56 · Android device sensor geekery: Sensplore - www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/05/08/Sensplore [Original.]

Tuesday 16:19 · Snicker: [Original.]

Tuesday 20:26 · So half the stolen Twitter accounts were spam/dupes/trash. Any reason to think the sample wasn’t representative? [Original.]

Tuesday 22:55 · Hey @nelson, you gotta read the Inspector O books: www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=church+inspector+o [Original.]

Wednesday 08:03 · David Eaves says smart stuff about the Tar Sands politics: eaves.ca/2012/05/09/the-oil-sands-in-alberta-is-like-language-laws-in-quebec-its-a-domestic-issue/ [Original.]

Wednesday 16:32 · When I learned Java, I didn’t grok “final” except for static constants. Now I smile every time I can use it, frown when I can’t. [Original.]

Thursday 00:43 · Want some serious stampunk? Brace yourself: www.fullersllc.com/may162012catalog.html [Original.]

Friday 14:35 · Processing JSON in Java is easy enough, but it makes me hate Java. [Original.]

Friday 14:49 · @TALlama Biggest exception is writing app code against Android framework, see www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/12/27/Type-Systems [Original, responding to @TALlama.]

Friday 14:56 · “the Bánffy-Bray criteria” - I stand by every word: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/12/27/Type-Systems [Original.]

Friday 16:17 · @Stv @mezzoblue Drink enough microbrews and you’ll be able to do like Dave. [Original, responding to @Stv.]

Saturday 08:09 · From the excellent Gunslinger blog, Max Schulze serves drinks: tsutpen.blogspot.ca/2012/05/faces-from-past-18.html [Original.]

Saturday 14:54 · @mjasay Sounds about right to me. [Original, responding to @mjasay.]

Saturday 16:33 · @zedshaw I gave up on ri mostly, just drop into irb for everything. -T [Original, responding to @zedshaw.]

Saturday 16:59 · @anildash Just because Linus is rude doesn’t mean he hasn’t identified an actual shortcoming. Github is good, not perfect. [Original, responding to @anildash.]

Saturday 17:05 · @anildash Too many levels of irony for me, sorry. [Original, responding to @anildash.]

Sunday 19:44 · @romainguy It’s an object that needs to exist, but... [Original, responding to @romainguy.]

Sunday 20:30 · Burrard bridge has rooms inside, with windows, see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burrard_Bridge - anyone ever been inside. [Original.]

Sunday 21:04 · @GreatDismal Don’t need to pre-book, can pick ’em up at Narita, they work fine. [Original, responding to @GreatDismal.]

Sunday 21:15 · @goldfishyo Did you take pictures? [Original, responding to @goldfishyo.]

Sunday 22:22 · @GreatDismal Seriously, just walk up to the counter at Narita arrivals. [Original, responding to @GreatDismal.]



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From: Pete Kirkham (May 20 2012, at 16:36)

Probably a bit late, but anyway - XKCD's best of uses a map; they work for me in Firefox but not in Chrome and the source has the relevant Chrome bug id.

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