Week ending Sunday 2013/11/10

Monday 09:21 · At #IETF88; Say hello if I don’t recognize you. [Original.]

Monday 09:54 · Nifty OAuth 2 tricks with refresh tokens: [Original.]

Monday 13:34 · Live-blogging #IETF88: Security in Internet Protocols. [Original.]

Monday 21:28 · What's new in Unicode 7.0? babelstone.blogspot.co.uk/2013/10/whats-new-in-unicode-70.html [Impossible not to smile] [Original.]

Monday 21:31 · Hey @parislemon - Anecdotally: In Vancouver Canada, public libraries are packed. I know because I have young children. [Original.]

Monday 22:23 · Maybe I’m a Philistine; I find the Nikon Df ugly. Also, a mode dial instead of “A” settings on the other dials. Also too big. [Original.]

Monday 22:41 · @BWJones Hey, if I were going to get just wide X lens: 14mm or 23mm? [Original, responding to @BWJones.]

Monday 22:51 · @stshank The black is less fugly. I think the Fujis just look simple & clean. I care less about full-frame, but then I don’t print much. [Original, responding to @stshank.]

Monday 22:54 · The people behind Helpouts are wicked smart, and it’s a New Thing on the Net AFAIK: googleblog.blogspot.ca/2013/11/introducing-helpouts-help-when-you-need.html?m=1 [Original.]

Monday 23:25 · @johnsto [Original, responding to @johnsto.]

Monday 23:29 · @BWJones Also you can actually get it... 23mm still seems sort of thin on the ground. [Original, responding to @BWJones.]

Monday 23:30 · Black vs. white N5, you’d think it would be just aesthetics, but no: [Original.]

Monday 23:37 · @romainguy Kinda overpriced though, n’est-ce pas? [Original, responding to @romainguy.]

Monday 23:59 · @BWJones What are these “suits” of which you speak? [Original, responding to @BWJones.]

Tuesday 00:09 · Bitcoin price continues to ramp. Nobody knows why. [Original.]

Tuesday 09:04 · #IETF88: HTTP/Security session. Should be meaty [Original.]

Tuesday 13:47 · I ♥ CSS drop shadows: [Original.]

Tuesday 16:18 · Google Engineer Mike Hearn on latest NSA stuff: Worth reading. [Original.]

Tuesday 17:24 · Semi-live blog from the HTTPS encryption session at #IETF88 : Hot stuff! [Original.]

Tuesday 19:52 · Some really nice pictures from Japan: www.flickr.com/photos/feedback42/sets/72157637332813763/ [Original.]

Wednesday 10:46 · #IETF88 Net Hardening soundbite: “We’ll probably never know which products have been subverted.” [Original.]

Wednesday 10:47 · #IETF88 Net Hardening soundbite: “The loss of ephemeral conversation” [Original.]

Wednesday 10:48 · #IETF88 Net hardening soundbite: “Amazing as it seems, the NSA had no contingency plan for the leakage. ” [Original.]

Wednesday 10:48 · #IETF88 Net Hardening soundbite: “Corporations have a cost/benefit analysis. Pre-Snowden there was no cost to co-operation” [Original.]

Wednesday 10:49 · #IETF88 Net hardening soundbite: “The goal is to make eavesdropping expensive.” [Original.]

Wednesday 10:51 · #IETF88 Net Hardening soundbite: “We probably won’t win the stop-doing-this argument, but might win on tell-us-about-it.” [Original.]

Wednesday 10:51 · @tenderlove I’m all about tasks. Force, not so much. [Original, responding to @tenderlove.]

Wednesday 11:07 · #IETF88 Net Hardening soundbite: Schneier: “More people should start running Tor exit nodes. Nobody’s ever been prosecuted.” [Original.]

Wednesday 11:09 · TimBL comes out swinging on spooks attacking the Net: “appalling and foolish”: www.theguardian.com/world/2013/nov/06/tim-berners-lee-encryption-spy-agencies [Original.]

Wednesday 11:19 · #IETF88 Net Hardening soundbite: “We can not have a free society under self-censorship.” [Original.]

Wednesday 11:21 · #IETF88 Net Hardening soundbite: “Pervasive surveillance is an attack.” [Original.]

Wednesday 12:49 · @vambenepe It’s fairly widely known that many people who do networking/crypto have taken NSA money at one time or another. Good people too. [Original, responding to @vambenepe.]

Wednesday 12:49 · @vambenepe But in fact there are known-to-be-NSA-employee delegates. [Original, responding to @vambenepe.]

Wednesday 13:32 · To the extent that a body as chaotic as the IETF can have an official position, here it is: www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ietf/current/msg83857.html [Original.]

Thursday 12:13 · How long are Twitter insider shares locked up for? [Original.]

Thursday 12:23 · @mogenshessellun Accidentally, via angel investment in acquiree. I sold out at a valuation of $8.5B... [Original, responding to @mogenshessellun.]

Friday 23:02 · @steveklabnik So I guess it’s time for you to give up on the social utility of the Internet. [Original, responding to @steveklabnik.]

Friday 23:10 · @steveklabnik Morozov is a cheap-shot contrarian who gets WAY more attention than he deserves. [Original, responding to @steveklabnik.]

Saturday 09:39 · @colbycosh In Vancouver, “Asian” & “South Asian” are used politely to describe how someone looks, but say zero other than that. [Original, responding to @colbycosh.]

Saturday 10:20 · Lots to disagree with here, but an interesting snapshot of the current conventional wisdom on app construction: z.caudate.me/why-the-future-is-not-restful/ [Original.]

Saturday 10:35 · RT @gvanrossum: If we want more girls in S.T.E.M. we should change what we tell the boys too. [Original.]

Saturday 11:05 · Fooling with Bitcoin this morning... if there were fast liquidity there’d be huge forex arbitrage profits. [Original.]

Saturday 11:15 · Bitcoin may represent one of the few really appropriate applications for QR codes. [Original.]

Saturday 11:17 · @JamesGleick One single instance of TwitterCo screwing with the public-ness would be pretty earthshaking at this point in history. [Original, responding to @JamesGleick.]

Saturday 12:25 · Presentations by @adrianco are usually interesting & good; this is no exception: www.slideshare.net/adrianco/cmg-workshop [Original.]

Saturday 12:29 · Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell are on tour, you might enjoy the show: [Original.]

Saturday 14:21 · Outstanding photo set from Addis Ababa: www.timkelsallphotography.orghttp/www.timkelsallphotography.org/misc/a-morning-in-addis/ [Original.]

Saturday 18:47 · @bmann @yrashk @jjheaslip I live here. Would like to get the pitch. My email is easy to find. [Original, responding to @jjheaslip.]

Saturday 18:48 · @seriouspony You should do a Serious Ponies calendar or some such, bet you’d sell a few. [Original, responding to @seriouspony.]

Saturday 18:53 · In Canada? Doing anything Nov 16th? Consider defending your climate. www.defendourclimate.ca/ #noenbridge [Original.]

Saturday 19:00 · Is It O.K. to Kill Cyclists? www.nytimes.com/2013/11/10/opinion/sunday/is-it-ok-to-kill-cyclists.html?pagewanted=all My story: Left shoulder broken/dislocated in 2001, driver 100% at fault. [Original.]

Saturday 22:20 · RT @tomcoates: I think Angelina Jolie should play @blaine in the movie of Hatching Twitter. [Original.]

Sunday 09:17 · Some nice photos on my blog (but not by me): [Original.]

Sunday 09:23 · It turns out that RMS doesn’t like Facebook: stallman.org/facebook.html I’m shocked... shocked! [Original.]

Sunday 10:22 · @zenmasterchris Check stallman.org, RMS also has lots of gripes with us. [Original, responding to @zenmasterchris.]

Sunday 10:41 · Yep, it’s quite possible that Adobe’s recent leak is the most damaging in history: nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/11/04/anatomy-of-a-password-disaster-adobes-giant-sized-cryptographic-blunder/ [Original.]

Sunday 10:55 · If anyone reading this knows Indonesian, maybe they could explain what the “tim bray” is in tweets like this? [Original.]

Sunday 11:06 · @shanley What does? [Original, responding to @shanley.]

Sunday 11:08 · @AllysonMcGrane @shanebee Wanna come over & watch the game? [Original, responding to @AllysonMcGrane.]

Sunday 11:14 · @52dsl No kidding. There are lessons here waiting to be learned. [Original, responding to @52dsl.]

Sunday 15:57 · RT @PatrixCR: @timbray I'm Indonesian. "tim bray" in that tweet refers to "team bro". The tweet translates to "only need to wait for 2 team… [Original.]

Sunday 19:37 · @kevinmarks Glad to hear I got some Indonesian bros [Original, responding to @kevinmarks.]

Sunday 19:38 · @fthamura Cool. Every so often I search for my name, and often see Indonesian that I don’t understand :) [Original, responding to @fthamura.]


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