Week ending Sunday 2012/11/25

Monday 09:49 · Mark Cuban argues that Facebook occupies a niche like TV in the attention ecology. blogmaverick.com/2012/11/19/what-i-really-think-about-facebook/ [Original.]

Monday 16:26 · Pinterest is now a first-class citizen of the project of making other websites slower with social-gadget dung. [Original.]

Monday 16:52 · @iTripped Wrong. I’m a non-fan of social-media sparkles that make unrelated pages run slower. [Original, responding to @iTripped.]

Monday 19:10 · @wycats Java generics make it more difficult to write library code, and the class of bugs they block is small & uninteresting. [Original, responding to @wycats.]

Monday 22:36 · Live stream from Gaza: blogs.aljazeera.com/topic/gaza/view-live-stream-gaza [Original.]

Monday 23:32 · Up late, good book, small whiskey, live 374K video feed from a war. (Currently quiet. Let's hope.) #livinginthefuture [Original.]

Monday 23:35 · @harper OccupiedAir, currently visible at blogs.aljazeera.com/topic/gaza/view-live-stream-gaza [Original, responding to @harper.]

Monday 23:52 · Hey, #Gaza city has nice parts. One of them is on live TV right now. blogs.aljazeera.com/topic/gaza/view-live-stream-gaza [Original.]

Tuesday 09:38 · Historically, in the content-mgmt biz, there was always dark muttering about Autonomy. From competitors, mind you, but always there. [Original.]

Tuesday 09:59 · Wow. Channel-stuffing & service-booked-as-sale, oldest tricks in the enterprise-SW bad-guy’s book. How could auditors miss it? [Original.]

Tuesday 10:11 · The ITU dweebs still haven’t given up on an Internet power-grab. Let’s not make it easy for them. #freeandopen [Original.]

Tuesday 15:05 · @codinghorror Has been for decades. [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Tuesday 15:09 · @infil00p @hfiguiere What, Hub overreact?! Nah, couldn’t happen. [Original, responding to @infil00p.]

Tuesday 21:17 · @infil00p Time goes especially slow there, I've noticed. [Original, responding to @infil00p.]

Tuesday 21:20 · I’m bedtime-reading “The Wizard of Oz” to my 6yr-old daughter. With original illustrations. She’s totally enthralled. Me too. [Original.]

Tuesday 22:05 · RT @michaelklishin: A new programming languages with extremely powerful hype system [Original.]

Wednesday 16:37 · RT @gapingvoid: Nobody cares about your brand. And the ones who do are kinda sad and creepy. [Original.]

Wednesday 17:23 · Niantic Project: www.nianticproject.com/ [Original.]

Thursday 07:00 · @onigiri You won’t be disappointed. [Original, responding to @onigiri.]

Thursday 15:18 · @harviej Hm? Don’t get it. [Original, responding to @harviej.]

Thursday 15:19 · @travisjeffery @victorsavkin Well, except for I don’t like Java very much and mostly use JSON these days. [Original, responding to @travisjeffery.]

Thursday 19:24 · @mojombo Great pic btw [Original, responding to @mojombo.]

Thursday 19:26 · Sometimes G translate makes poetry: “The prosecution accused him of indulgence illegally built” www.infzm.com/content/83017 [Original.]

Thursday 19:32 · @scutanddestroy @GreatDismal That has *got* to be bogus. [Original, responding to @scutanddestroy.]

Thursday 19:40 · Only for Canadians: www2.macleans.ca/2012/11/22/are-you-running-for-the-liberal-leadership/ [Original.]

Thursday 19:43 · @tabdulla Not working on APIs much these days, but the logic in that piece still seems coherent to me. [Original, responding to @tabdulla.]

Thursday 19:58 · RT @scutanddestroy: @GreatDismal So apparently there was a Canadian Lacrosse player named Punk Wintermute in 1912. [Original.]

Thursday 20:01 · Handbook of Neuroevolution Through Erlang: www.springer.com/computer/swe/book/978-1-4614-4462-6 [Original.]

Thursday 20:02 · @GreatDismal What was, do you remember? [Original, responding to @GreatDismal.]

Friday 18:00 · RT @unconed: "Can B.C.'s tech sector join the best?" Yeah, by not treating its technology workers as cheap and disposable. [Original.]

Saturday 18:39 · So, #ingress is kinda hard to get bootstrapped into. [Original.]

Sunday 10:50 · Geek/web-friendliness of pro-sports leagues: [Original.]

Sunday 12:47 · Hm… looking for a particular kind of app, picked one because a couple people I respect had +1’ed it. This social thing might have legs… [Original.]

Sunday 13:29 · Graceful and sad: “Abandoned Suitcases Reveal Private Lives of Insane Asylum Patients”: www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/abandoned-suitcases-reveal-private-lives-of-insane-asylum-patients/ [Original.]

Sunday 13:30 · @isagalaev I don’t follow people who don’t post interesting stuff. [Original, responding to @isagalaev.]

Sunday 13:34 · @MonkMartinez Standard off-the-shelf version, from emacsformacosx.com IIRC. I replaced the dorky icon with a nice Gnu though. [Original, responding to @MonkMartinez.]

Sunday 14:11 · @MonkMartinez I use it for Ruby and blogging; actually, all coding that’s not Java. [Original, responding to @MonkMartinez.]

Sunday 14:16 · @chadfowler Woah, great avatar. [Original, responding to @chadfowler.]

Sunday 15:00 · Welcome to the 100th Grey Cup. [Original.]

Sunday 15:13 · @sogrady Kewl, didn’t know about htop. (brew install htop) [Original, responding to @sogrady.]

Sunday 15:15 · Haha, first player to appear makes a Gangnam Style entrance. #GreyCup [Original.]

Sunday 15:17 · Wondering how many other sports events have a 100-year history. World Series (1903), is that it? #GreyCup [Original.]

Sunday 21:34 · RT @alexwh: @timbray Lazy web help.You. 15 year old CD Macromedia Director artwork. OS-2 a 2Ci need to open it. Finding old computer onl ... [Original.]

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