Week ending Sunday 2012/05/20

Monday 17:04 · It would be really immature to stay up till midnight to try out Diablo III. [Original.]

Tuesday 00:19 · I assume battle.net will be back in a month or so. [Original.]

Tuesday 00:27 · Enough with both the “Apps are dead” and ”Web is dead” red herrings (with linkography): www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/05/02/Web-Futurez [Original.]

Tuesday 00:47 · @shanselman Quit pounding on D3 and go check out me namedropping you on the blog: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/05/02/Web-Futurez (am pounding myself) [Original, responding to @shanselman.]

Tuesday 00:48 · @stshank Nope. You either agree with me or you’re wrong. Who needs grey? [Original, responding to @stshank.]

Tuesday 07:16 · @hananc I thought your comment was funny. Did I miss something? [Original, responding to @hananc.]

Tuesday 07:47 · @hananc en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Too_long;_didn't_read [Original, responding to @hananc.]

Tuesday 07:55 · @hananc But your comment was still funny. [Original, responding to @hananc.]

Tuesday 15:26 · I can remember when people used to communicate on the Internet without having to use any proprietary services. #oldfart [Original.]

Tuesday 21:33 · @johnbattelle Android & iOS, n'est-ce pas? [Original, responding to @johnbattelle.]

Wednesday 01:16 · @cmdrtaco You must have a big screen. [Original, responding to @cmdrtaco.]

Wednesday 09:52 · This Msft “Signature” PC idea feels like big news to me; laser focus on *customer* experience even if it hurts their OEMs. Good on ’em. [Original.]

Wednesday 12:35 · Wow; pretty RFCs. For example pretty-rfc.herokuapp.com/RFC3986 [Original.]

Wednesday 12:58 · Glassboard is looking better & better: glassboard.com/blog/2012/05/15/introducing-glassboard-2-0/ [Original.]

Wednesday 14:54 · TIL: new String(byte[]) and byte[].ToString() are entirely different. Love me some Java. [Original.]

Wednesday 16:25 · Hey @geoffmeggs @mayorgregor @fabulavancouver - City is shutting down popular spring plant sale at Welks, Main/19th?! Sad, it adds life. [Original.]

Wednesday 18:07 · In an ideal world, the only people writing code would be the ones who can't not write code. [Original.]

Friday 08:25 · Vancouver schools all on 4-day weekend (5-day for some). #niceworkifyoucangetit #notsurewhotobemadat [Original.]

Friday 10:11 · This looks cool: gigaom.com/mobile/a-5-app-turns-android-tablets-into-a-second-monitor-for-mac-or-pc/ [Original.]

Friday 15:20 · Learning about Verlet integration. [Original.]

Friday 19:03 · Aussie view on the Vancouver property bubble: brontecapital.blogspot.ca/2012/05/that-is-not-bubble-this-is-bubble.html [Original.]

Friday 19:43 · @siracusa Hardcore comes later, after you've played through a couple times [Original, responding to @siracusa.]

Saturday 00:11 · Mixed messaging: www.caguila.com/natonurses/content/IMGP0932_large.html [Original.]

Saturday 00:44 · A picture you really want to look at, entitled “Kayaker, Outlet Falls”: photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/outlet-falls-kayaker/ [Original.]

Saturday 12:02 · Neither side in Champions League final winning my heart. Choppy, uninspired. [Original.]

Saturday 12:07 · @delong Grmf, you make me click to Tumblr & click again to open your link in another tab. Feels klunky. [Original, responding to @delong.]

Saturday 13:30 · Didier! [Original.]

Saturday 19:57 · Eagle hygiene: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/05/19/Eagle-Hygiene [Original.]

Saturday 20:10 · Hmm… Quora becoming a place where secrets are outed? Interesting. [Original.]

Sunday 08:13 · @unclebobmartin This isn't news; the public sector exists to do necessary stuff that can't be done for profit. [Original, responding to @unclebobmartin.]

Sunday 10:35 · Reading Hugh Howey's “Wool” and enjoying it. Wondering what publishers are for. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wool_(series) [Original.]

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