Week ending Sunday 2013/09/08

Monday 13:12 · Sickened by the march to war, and its scumfuck cheerleaders. [Original.]

Monday 13:14 · Blowing up a few people for the sin of being born Arab is necessary to establish the solidity of lines in the sand, it seems. [Original.]

Monday 13:14 · I’m sure there’ll be great YouTubes of pieces of Syria getting even more blown-up than they already are. [Original.]

Monday 13:15 · I’m sure there’s a business model in sponsoring exclusive videos of Western-inflicted Syrian mayhem. [Original.]

Monday 13:17 · Who exactly comes out ahead when you throw high explosives at Arab populations? Cruise missile manufacturers are all I can think of. [Original.]

Monday 13:18 · It’d be hard to object to blowing up Assad himself. But the people whose bodies will be torn to bloody bits mostly won’t be him. [Original.]

Monday 13:19 · I wonder if the US Congress will have as much courage as the British parliament? #notholdingmybreath [Original.]

Monday 13:20 · A lot of editorial writers are 100% in favor of killing random Arabs in the interest of line-in-the-sand sanctity. [Original.]

Monday 13:23 · The cheerleaders should be put in place close to the targets, they can help collect the stray body parts. Explain to the families, too. [Original.]

Monday 13:25 · Cruise missiles are easy and cheap ways to create hate that lasts for generations. Cost-effective! [Original.]

Monday 17:01 · @steveklabnik SPA discards linkability of app states/components. OK in some cases but often not. [Original, responding to @steveklabnik.]

Monday 17:54 · Another huge, insightful, guaranteed-controversial piece by @PeterBeinart on America/Israel/Palestine: www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/sep/26/american-jewish-cocoon/ [Original.]

Monday 21:05 · RT @jsnell: Skype: $8.5B. Nokia: $7.2B. [Original.]

Tuesday 00:17 · @upspatrick Check out @JCCWatch [Original, responding to @upspatrick.]

Tuesday 07:44 · @JCCWatch Ah, so you think it’s OK to remain ignorant about the lives/issues of those people? Noted. [Original, responding to @JCCWatch.]

Tuesday 07:47 · @pkedrosky I use DomainSite for personal stuff. Decent price, usable interfaces. [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Tuesday 07:48 · Got a Sony RX 100 II, it takes excellent pictures, I hate it: [Original.]

Tuesday 08:41 · An astonishing preso on the humble CSS border-radius from Lea Verou: [Original.]

Wednesday 00:26 · @usesthis The Wacom link seems broken? [Original, responding to @usesthis.]

Wednesday 00:37 · @mezzoblue Man, there’s a lot to anticipate happening within 10 minutes walk of you. [Original, responding to @mezzoblue.]

Wednesday 00:45 · @pamelafox Thinking you should maybe explore Plath and Pound. Poems that bleed real blood. [Original, responding to @pamelafox.]

Wednesday 01:32 · What Ed Snowden said: www.zeit.de/digital/datenschutz/2013-09/edward-snowden-whistleblower-preis-rede/seite-2 [Original.]

Wednesday 10:10 · The HTML-based presentation tools I’ve seen seem to encourage the use of bullet lists, which is actively harmful. [Original.]

Wednesday 11:10 · @pamelafox awww, sorry to hear. Well, now you have time to explore poetry I guess. [Original, responding to @pamelafox.]

Wednesday 11:29 · Nice survey of password managers by @dstrom: www.networkworld.com/reviews/2013/090313-passwords-test-273334.html [Original.]

Wednesday 16:33 · @jmetzendorf @marcoarment Audiophiles know that *nothing* is good enough. That’s the point. But there are damn good headphones out there. [Original, responding to @jmetzendorf.]

Wednesday 17:22 · Hitting Undo a lot. [Original.]

Thursday 08:10 · City of trees and cranes: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2013/09/04/Trees-and-Cranes [Original.]

Thursday 11:25 · Dear @cibc - I am NOT going to install your Android app with read/write contacts permission. Banking isn't social! [Original.]

Thursday 12:56 · @CS_sean Security is about as good as a web site you need a password etc. That's not my gripe. [Original, responding to @CS_sean.]

Thursday 13:30 · RT @ietf: Are you ready? Are you registered? Just 60 days until #IETF88 in Vancouver begins! www.ietf.org/blog/2013/09/vancouver/ [Original.]

Thursday 14:41 · Big Q: Can the spooks MITM properly-implemented TLS? I doubt it. The attacks are on the endpoints & intermediaries. [Original.]

Thursday 14:58 · I am suddenly very uneasy that I'm using a commercial closed-source password manager. [Original.]

Thursday 15:56 · 1Password on spook-access issues: blog.agilebits.com/2013/06/07/nsa-prism-1password-security/ and www.quora.com/LastPass/Is-it-reasonable-to-assume-that-developers-of-popular-password-management-software-LastPass-are-will-be-forced-by-law-enforcement-to-install-backdoors-in-their-encryption-algorithms [Original.]

Thursday 19:19 · Chrome is 5 years old, wow: [Original.]

Thursday 20:27 · @BWJones Really wondering why the optical finder; the X-E1 EVF is pretty terrific. [Original, responding to @BWJones.]

Thursday 20:31 · RT @rklau: Hipster foundation crumbling as realization dawns that the NSA has heard of all of it before. [Original.]

Friday 14:35 · @marcoarment I feel super-lucky that I get to work on shit that matters; A whole lotta good people out there doing whatever to pay the rent. [Original, responding to @marcoarment.]

Friday 16:46 · @pkedrosky Airlines [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Sunday 10:49 · Lightroom protip: When you quit and it asks to back up, say “Yes” then instantly hit command-H to hide it… no need to watch. [Original.]

Sunday 12:38 · Do password managers mean we don’t need Federated Identity? [Original.]

Sunday 14:40 · Man, I am getting just excellent objections & questions, blog & G+, on the Federation Conversation. Lotsa smart peeps out there. [Original.]

Sunday 14:44 · @bear Comment on my blog, or my G+ links e.g. - but for anything serious, write on your own space & I’ll link. [Original, responding to @bear.]

Sunday 15:13 · @markstang Check the context: [Original, responding to @markstang.]

Sunday 15:16 · @dangillmor To think the day would come when people like you can sanely link to LGF. [Original, responding to @dangillmor.]

Sunday 15:33 · IETF chair on pervasive monitoring: www.ietf.org/blog/2013/09/security-and-pervasive-monitoring/ [Original.]

Sunday 16:05 · Open letter to @ggreenwald asking for names to be named: [Original.]

Sunday 19:15 · RT @meyerweb: I hope the preachers are right about everyone standing before God one day, because he has a lot to answer for. [Original.]

Sunday 20:30 · So happy to see this decloaking: www.washingtonpost.com/business/technology/google-encrypts-data-amid-backlash-against-nsa-spying/2013/09/06/9acc3c20-1722-11e3-a2ec-b47e45e6f8ef_story.html What Eric said. [Original.]

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