Week ending Sunday 2013/11/24

Monday 08:10 · OMGWTF Bitcoin [Original.]

Tuesday 12:06 · Last week I went to DevBeat in San Fran, and got a cool picture of RMS: [Original.]

Tuesday 15:38 · @steveklabnik Bitcoin is, however, *interesting*. [Original, responding to @steveklabnik.]

Tuesday 17:56 · EFF on who encrypts, who doesn’t: [Original.]

Tuesday 17:58 · @kellan Elmore Leonard? Jo Walton? Theresa Couchman? [Original, responding to @kellan.]

Tuesday 18:01 · @kellan [Original, responding to @kellan.]

Wednesday 08:19 · IBM and Microsoft lobbying waters down anti-junk-patent measure. www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2013/11/20/software-patent-reform-just-died-in-the-house-thanks-to-ibm-and-microsoft/ Shame, shame. [Original.]

Wednesday 10:12 · @colbycosh Um, American English is very fully documented in the OED. Also southern-hemisphere flavors. [Original, responding to @colbycosh.]

Thursday 19:37 · @headius @wycats Only because it keeps its filthy UTF-16-ness to itself. Increasingly all UTF8 on the wire thank goodness. [Original, responding to @headius.]

Friday 18:10 · I sold enough Bitcoins to get my cost (from April) back. Remaing BTC are worth about 2* as much. Cash in or let it ride? [Original.]

Friday 18:17 · @SteveStreza It’s actually pretty hard to spend BTC on regular stuff, and if I wanted to buy drugs, hey, I’m in Vancouver. [Original, responding to @SteveStreza.]

Friday 19:29 · I suppose Hell will freeze over before Nigel Wright tells the whole truth on the record #cdnpoIi [Original.]

Friday 21:45 · @dhh *exactly*. [Original, responding to @dhh.]

Saturday 09:46 · Yay Twitter! (Tl;dr: Better privacy. Plus a for-geeks-only devops deep-dive) [Original.]

Saturday 18:38 · Wow, nuke deal with Iran. Cue denunciation from Israel in 3... 2... 1... [Original.]

Saturday 18:40 · Wonder how much Nike paid for *that* product placement? www.flickr.com/photos/whitehouse/11018586253/in/photostream/ [Original.]

Saturday 18:53 · Got SSL? [Original.]

Saturday 19:23 · If Israel *and* Saudi Arabia are against it, it has to be a good thing. [Original.]

Saturday 21:35 · @hananc My big gripe with Iran's government is its brutal treatment of its own citizens. [Original, responding to @hananc.]

Saturday 21:37 · @hananc Also, Hez's popular support is crumbling. I don't think they'll start anything any time soon. [Original, responding to @hananc.]

Sunday 16:28 · @AllysonMcGrane You at the game? [Original, responding to @AllysonMcGrane.]

Sunday 16:34 · @AllysonMcGrane Just dropped @laurendw at the airport... single-Dad football spud now. Keep warm! [Original, responding to @AllysonMcGrane.]

Sunday 16:34 · @AllysonMcGrane Where in the stands are you? Tania wants to try to see you. [Original, responding to @AllysonMcGrane.]

Sunday 18:33 · What can the IETF do to defend the Internet? [Original.]

Sunday 21:59 · @headius Use an airline that has AC at the seat [Original, responding to @headius.]

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