Week ending Sunday 2013/02/17

Tuesday 10:30 · First flower-pic cliché of the year! www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2013/02/12/Every-Year-this-time-Crocuses [Original.]

Tuesday 16:58 · @inafried Is there a sulfurous stench surrounding him, and a general doomful aura of evil? [Original, responding to @inafried.]

Tuesday 17:25 · RT @craig_burley: The federal government kills Bill C-30. I guess @ToewsVic decided in the end to stand with the child pornographers. [Original.]

Tuesday 23:28 · @tenderlove Want to sound like an insider? Say “VB please”. It’s not craft-beer but not terrible. [Original, responding to @tenderlove.]

Tuesday 23:38 · @tenderlove I note the lack of alternatives on the table. And I’m fussy about beer. And VB is *not terrible*. [Original, responding to @tenderlove.]

Tuesday 23:41 · @mwotton @drnic @JonRowe @tenderlove Cooper’s is wombat pee. Haven’t tried Squires. [Original, responding to @mwotton.]

Tuesday 23:43 · @drnic @tenderlove You say that like it’s a bad thing... [Original, responding to @drnic.]

Tuesday 23:45 · @rodjek @tenderlove Nah, not unless you can say “mate” right and northern-hemisphere throats can’t make that vowel. [Original, responding to @rodjek.]

Wednesday 09:30 · 10AM tomorrow, we get down with identity nastiness: How do mobile-app developers keep their users safe? [Original.]

Wednesday 10:01 · @tom_enebo @tenderlove Oz has fine microbrews, but you can get a VB anywhere; as I said “not terrible”, not true of popular alternatives. [Original, responding to @tom_enebo.]

Wednesday 15:15 · What happens when I go on the road: goo.gl/QR9Kw <scream> [Original.]

Wednesday 15:18 · @kevinmarks blocked toilets? [Original, responding to @kevinmarks.]

Wednesday 23:39 · Why yes, I did just spend an hour watching ZZ Top videos on YouTube. You should too. [Original.]

Wednesday 23:43 · @BWJones They come runnin’ just as fast as they can... [Original, responding to @BWJones.]

Thursday 08:54 · A couple egregiously overprocessed but pretty pix from LA: [Original.]

Thursday 09:56 · ARGH Infrastructure problems our live event pushed back to 11AM: [Original.]

Thursday 13:14 · Got a super-interesting (non-Google) opportunity for *high-level* Android freelancers in Seattle or Portland. Email me if that’s you. [Original.]

Thursday 14:49 · Um, in the Kindle app on my N7, is there no way to copy text out of a book? Nor in G books, it seems. Or am I missing something obvious? [Original.]

Friday 08:45 · The air so clear this morning, makes you want to reach out and touch the gleaming North Shore mountains. #vancouver [Original.]

Friday 10:24 · RT @runedesigns: daughter has bacterial ear infection and viral conjunctivitis. And I hate doctors calling me 'mom' when I ask them to u ... [Original.]

Friday 10:49 · @codinghorror no women? [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Friday 11:03 · An impressive piece on hybrid native/web mobile apps (iOS, but applies to Android too): 37signals.com/svn/posts/3438-drawing-the-nativeweb-line-in-basecamp-for-iphone [Original.]

Friday 12:09 · RT @brian_henderson: Very cool animated .gif of the meteor over Chelyabinsk: i.imgur.com/SnVvLv8.gif [Original.]

Friday 12:11 · RT @RickMalambri: BREAKING NEWS: Baby found in the middle of the Meteorite crash site, he is miraculously unharmed. Wrapped in what seem ... [Original.]

Friday 12:21 · @isagalaev Only thing I’ll say right now is, they have a severe brand collision with a Canadian telco. <snicker> [Original, responding to @isagalaev.]

Saturday 09:28 · Wanna learn about a Russian expression translating as “anus of concrete”? Of course you do! www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2013/02/meteor-in-the-russian-sky.html [Original.]

Saturday 22:09 · Some extremely smart things being said by @jcoglan - check that feed out. [Original, responding to @jcoglan.]

Saturday 23:05 · @jcoglan @codinghorror Jimmy McNulty would shake his head and have a beer. [Original, responding to @jcoglan.]

Saturday 23:17 · Now that’s what I call software: (via @pamelafox) [Original.]

Sunday 00:54 · Wish I could be in Washington DC tomorrow: action.sierraclub.org/site/PageServer?pagename=nat_signup_feb17_details #forwardonclimate [Original.]

Sunday 07:25 · @pamelafox can you get see-through-mirror paint? [Original, responding to @pamelafox.]

Sunday 16:24 · Yes, you can wound certain browsers with sufficiently evil Unicode: [Original.]

Sunday 16:43 · Just changed my leading from from 1.325 to 1.38, under the influence of informationarchitects.net/blog/100e2r/ Should’ve done it years ago. [Original.]

Sunday 22:20 · “Artisanal portents”; huh? artisanal-portents.tumblr.com/ [Original.]

Sunday 22:22 · It’s true, I saw it, the politicos were everywhere: www.straight.com/blogra/353546/photos-politicians-flock-chinese-new-year-parade-vancouver?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter (Which I actually thought kind of cool) #vancouver [Original.]

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