Week ending Sunday 2013/01/27

Tuesday 06:44 · @jabley mmm good doc, thanks. [Original, responding to @jabley.]

Tuesday 10:56 · @McBoof another hour or two, anyhow [Original, responding to @McBoof.]

Tuesday 11:53 · @McBoof jet lag starting to bite... Another time probably [Original, responding to @McBoof.]

Wednesday 06:46 · Beautiful stuff at fff.cmiscm.com/#!/main [Original.]

Wednesday 08:53 · Talking to @dazbradbury of www.openrent.co.uk/ - nifty-looking site. [Original.]

Wednesday 10:32 · @charlesarthur drinking with Guardian geeks at Kings Cross [Original, responding to @charlesarthur.]

Thursday 04:27 · People walking on the London streets don't seem very happy. Inside, they're OK. [Original.]

Thursday 17:15 · How to think about OAuth: t.co/5MWxVkIe [Original.]

Thursday 17:22 · Sweet Tooth by Ian Rankin is about spies and love and books. Great for a long flight! t.co/5MvztjHB [Original.]

Thursday 17:43 · @igb Oops thanks [Original, responding to @igb.]

Thursday 20:45 · Hah, going back to visit Tokyo in March: Can’t wait. [Original.]

Friday 07:59 · @piewords Hah thanks, mind you I was aiming it specifically at devs :) Nobody controls their audience though. [Original, responding to @piewords.]

Friday 08:00 · My condolences to the city of Toronto [Original.]

Friday 20:41 · Serious Instagram/Facebook weirdness in progress: idealab.talkingpointsmemo.com/2013/01/instagram-asking-for-users-government-issued-photo-ids-now-too.php?ref=fpnewsfeed [Original.]

Friday 23:05 · RT @Mike_FTW: Klout: “Please forgive us. Or we will punch you in the face.” corp.klout.com/blog/2013/01/moving-past-brogramming/ [Original.]

Friday 23:09 · Listening to old Manfred Mann's Earth Band LPs. With extreme pleasure; a near-forgotten treasure. [Original.]

Friday 23:41 · Nightingales and Bombers [Original.]

Saturday 00:36 · Yes, of course I’m staying up past midnight to watch the women’s final. [Original.]

Saturday 00:46 · Wow, the Aussies are totally rooting for Li Na against Azarenko. That’s culturally complex. [Original.]

Saturday 17:35 · Just discovered the music of Chelsea Wolfe. Like. [Original.]

Saturday 19:57 · @harper Never heard of kd, will check out. [Original, responding to @harper.]

Sunday 10:50 · That feeling when you accidentally hit some mystery Mac key combo and your screen goes totally weird. [Original.]

Sunday 15:13 · Thinking I need a Dictascrivener ASAP: tsutpen.blogspot.ca/2013/01/modernist-ungapotch-3.html [Original.]

Sunday 16:24 · How about we pick a date, say 2016/01/01, and on that date, switch the Java and C# string types over to UTF-8? [Original.]

Sunday 16:27 · @evanphx To avoid a triple negative: Yes, UTF-8 everywhere without exception. [Original, responding to @evanphx.]

Sunday 16:28 · RT @coneslayer: @timbray Gotta be June 14. catb.org/jargon/html/F/flag-day.html [Original.]

Sunday 16:38 · @fractality Not that I'm aware of; I’ve not heard that claim, but I've not seen benchmarks either. [Original, responding to @fractality.]

Sunday 16:45 · @fractality Back in 2003 I wrote www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2003/04/26/UTF and haven’t changed my opinion since then [Original, responding to @fractality.]

Sunday 16:48 · @fractality Also www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2003/04/30/JavaStrings [Original, responding to @fractality.]

Sunday 17:00 · @gregphillips Yup. [Original, responding to @gregphillips.]

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