Week ending Sunday 2013/07/14

Monday 06:46 · @meyerweb Which two? [Original, responding to @meyerweb.]

Monday 07:17 · @tia_marie Argh me too… and no good alternatives [Original, responding to @tia_marie.]

Monday 08:33 · @tia_marie Hm, 15 hours or so, so not completely crazy. For complex reasons, that doesn’t work for me this time, but thanks for asking. [Original, responding to @tia_marie.]

Monday 09:08 · 1 of 4 SFO runways still shut down. Loads of cancellations. On the Monday after July 4, no alternatives. #notgoingthisweek [Original.]

Monday 09:12 · @bdunbar Or SJC. I tried. It’s just a really lousy day to get into the Bay Area from anywhere. [Original, responding to @bdunbar.]

Monday 12:10 · RT @1Password: Are you in Toronto? Do you flinch when someone reuses a password? We’re hiring. blog.agilebits.com/2013/07/02/agilebits-1password-toronto-office-hiring/ We’re excited to w… [Original.]

Monday 14:00 · Found an alternate route to #cloudidentitysummit PDX-SAC. Never been through Sacramento [Original.]

Tuesday 15:34 · #cisnapa is kinda enterprisey & shut-up-and-listen, but currently enjoying a tech survey from David Waite of Ping [Original.]

Tuesday 23:36 · @chadfowler Is it in good taste to write about @tenderlove’s dong in a public forum? [Original, responding to @chadfowler.]

Wednesday 07:36 · “America against democracy” - a white-hot, intelligent polemic against espionage culture: www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2013/07/secret-government [Original.]

Wednesday 22:18 · Ah… home. Where the Internet is fast and always there. [Original.]

Wednesday 22:20 · It’s not generally a good idea to store important information in a browser tab. [Original.]

Wednesday 22:23 · @malderi Been on the road. Hotels, airports, conferences… feaugh. [Original, responding to @malderi.]

Wednesday 22:41 · @juliaferraioli PAaaS Passive-Agressiveness as a Service [Original, responding to @juliaferraioli.]

Thursday 08:01 · Webfist is cool: www.onebigfluke.com/2013/06/bootstrapping-webfinger-with-webfist.html Initial probes suggest it actually works, too. [Original.]

Thursday 09:04 · @dannyrobinson @avibryant @bmann @kaler @oldgravy @sonia Nope, it’s broadly true, and a big part of Vancouver’s problem. [Original, responding to @dannyrobinson.]

Thursday 09:59 · My Twitter follower count, pretty static for a year or more, is ramping again. Don’t think I’m more interesting, so maybe a trend. [Original.]

Thursday 10:35 · Wow, an excellent read. 10K words and worth it: sealedabstract.com/rants/why-mobile-web-apps-are-slow/ (Geeks only) [Original.]

Thursday 12:06 · @steveklabnik That’s a brand of tequila, right? [Original, responding to @steveklabnik.]

Thursday 12:27 · @ftrain I love that book. [Original, responding to @ftrain.]

Thursday 15:06 · @slightlylate @BrendanEich @ebruchez @jeresig Grumble all you want, that was still a damn good piece with lots of meat on the bone. [Original, responding to @slightlylate.]

Thursday 15:48 · @BrendanEich @ebruchez @jeresig @slightlylate BTW most successful mobile games are C++, same code all platforms. C++ FTW where W==WORA haha. [Original, responding to @BrendanEich.]

Thursday 16:51 · @drewcrawford Somehow you didn’t manage to fully convince @BrendanEich. I’m shocked… shocked. [Original, responding to @BrendanEich.]

Thursday 17:02 · @drewcrawford @BrendanEich Dude, that’s not a flamewar. I take those guys seriously and you should too. [Original, responding to @drewcrawford.]

Thursday 20:01 · @marcoarment I like primes on my big camera and zooms on pocketcams. RX100 still a very good camera. [Original, responding to @marcoarment.]

Thursday 20:55 · @edd @juliaferraioli Sounds like a plan... [Original, responding to @edd.]

Thursday 21:02 · Does English have a word for the color of Vin Scully’s hair? [Original.]

Thursday 23:08 · @GreatDismal Could one infer that you're also free of audiophilia? [Original, responding to @GreatDismal.]

Friday 00:17 · @fielding Stop looking into the toilet [Original, responding to @fielding.]

Friday 00:18 · @vambenepe In a country-music bar somewhere in the Bay Area, SJ’s hokey (-pokey, one assumes) team may in fact be winning it all. [Original, responding to @vambenepe.]

Friday 08:49 · On August 1st, I’m proud to be participating in the OED Symposium: www.oedsymposium.com/ [Original.]

Friday 08:55 · @jg21 I worked on the OED computerization between 1987-90. [Original, responding to @jg21.]

Friday 09:24 · RT @wikileaks: Photo: Richard Stallman (left) Edward Snowden (center) Julian Assange (right) "YES WE CAN" (last night) t.co/ZZKiVjun… [Original.]

Friday 09:26 · @twitter The account @vwbasil is echoing me, with my picture, and embedded ads. Ick. Can anything be done? [Original, responding to @twitter.]

Friday 09:42 · @cra Thanks. Hah, I have to fax my driver’s license. I probably don't care enough. But thanks for the link. [Original, responding to @cra.]

Friday 12:47 · @stilkov On balance, that was a superb piece of well-researched investigation into a bunch of important topics. The guy deserves applause. [Original, responding to @stilkov.]

Friday 15:36 · Dragon Box: www.dragonboxapp.com/ My 7-year-old seems to be learning algebra. [Original.]

Friday 17:38 · @vambenepe 5+. She’s 7, remember. Motoring through it at a high rate of speed, with glee. [Original, responding to @vambenepe.]

Saturday 19:35 · @ftrain Also, drugs & rock ’n’ roll. [Original, responding to @ftrain.]

Saturday 20:33 · RT @joshua_eaton: If only Zimmerman had leaked government surveillance documents. Or shared JSTOR articles. Or sold weed. [Original.]

Saturday 21:02 · When the piñata breaks, the 6-year-olds pounce like tigers. [Original.]

Sunday 09:38 · Yesterday I watched 2 ball games and wrote 500 lines of fully-unit-tested Go code. I suspect it’s not a sustainable lifestyle. [Original.]

Sunday 13:19 · @sogrady “This video is private” [Original, responding to @sogrady.]

Sunday 14:28 · @sogrady hm, transient I guess, now I can see it [Original, responding to @sogrady.]

Sunday 14:28 · @JohnB Soon [Original, responding to @JohnB.]

Sunday 19:33 · Is anyone actually running webfinger & serving JRDs? Ping me if so… trying to test some software. [Original.]

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