Week ending Sunday 2008/03/09

Monday 6:29 · Boy, can you ever get a lot work done while suffering from West-traveling jet-lag. [Original.]

Monday 6:56 · Sun ♡ Python: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2008/03/03/Python-at-Sun [Original.]

Monday 7:03 · Yow: glad I was only *delayed* by bad weather in Germany yesterday: www.cnn.com/2008/WORLD/europe/03/03/germany.plane/index.html?eref=rss_topstories [Original.]

Monday 7:09 · @SaraD - if you're on a Mac, open the character Palette (under the US flag for you) and search for "heart". [Original, responding to @SaraD.]

Monday 7:22 · Awww.... Jeff Healey died. [Original.]

Monday 7:22 · Jeff Healey: www.macleans.ca/article.jsp?content=e030304A [Original.]

Monday 9:59 · O'Reilly's 2007 programming-language data is out: radar.oreilly.com/archives/2008/03/state-of-the-computer-book-mar-22.html [Original.]

Monday 10:04 · Dog failures: faildogs.com/ [Original.]

Monday 10:49 · Now that Conrad Black's actually in jail, I'm no longer mad at him. And I was mad for 20 years. Poor guy. Straight out of Sophocles. [Original.]

Monday 10:50 · @pragdave - why don't you post a response & get a conversation going. Those numbers do correspond with reasonable intuition. [Original, responding to @pragdave.]

Monday 10:57 · Boy, does reddit ever drive traffic these days [Original.]

Monday 11:51 · @twleung not to mention being #1 at programming.reddit.com [Original, responding to @twleung.]

Monday 16:30 · Dropping by Facebook for the first time in a couple of months [Original.]

Monday 16:34 · Done with Facebook for another month or two [Original.]

Tuesday 4:56 · Well, that's two mornings of up-at-4AM. [Original.]

Tuesday 9:37 · Updating Aquamacs emacs. At 123M, it's as big an install as many post-modern Gui apps. And it's almost all text. Yow. [Original.]

Tuesday 9:57 · The stock market is really not very good. [Original.]

Tuesday 10:07 · @pkedrosky I mean as a place for civilians to put money. What is this "morality" of which you speak? [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Tuesday 10:29 · Best write-up so far on the OOXML Geneva circus: elot.ece.ntua.gr/te48/ooxml/brm-clarifications [Original.]

Tuesday 12:26 · Tim's blog: all OOXML all the time. But I think I'm done: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2008/03/02/On-OOXML [Original.]

Tuesday 13:08 · Great video comparing web apps. 378M but worth it. Linked from gforgeek.blogspot.com/2006/03/better-web-application-development.html [Original.]

Wednesday 13:47 · Hmm... the Financial Times now quotes from (but does not link to) bloggers: www.ft.com/cms/s/0/47cb8c8c-ea24-11dc-b3c9-0000779fd2ac.html?nclick_check=1 [Original.]

Wednesday 13:48 · FT: "Brussels to probe votes on Microsoft standard" www.ft.com/cms/s/0/47cb8c8c-ea24-11dc-b3c9-0000779fd2ac.html?nclick_check=1 [Original.]

Wednesday 14:26 · So, am I alone in my lack of distress over the lack of Flash on the iPhone? [Original.]

Wednesday 16:48 · @nicksieger: "The stories and pictures and movies and music that are on computers" [Original, responding to @nicksieger.]

Wednesday 21:57 · Picked up a K20D. It's gonna take some getting used to. Doesn't play nice with Aperture out of the box. [Original.]

Wednesday 22:04 · er Lightroom not Aperture [Original.]

Wednesday 22:25 · @twleung yeah, 23M .dng files. ISO1600 shots lookin' great, but big Lightroom trouble trying to fix the white balance. [Original, responding to @twleung.]

Thursday 7:44 · Off for a Silly Valley overnighter. I'm visiting Walmart.com this afternoon,coolio! [Original.]

Thursday 14:08 · Hanging in the MPK cafeteria, which is actually Sun's global nerve centre. [Original.]

Thursday 15:50 · Have established that K20D DNG's and Adobe Lightroom do *not* play well together. Urgh [Original.]

Thursday 15:56 · @blaine - what did you do in the interim? Use the klunky Pentax software? [Original, responding to @blaine.]

Thursday 16:12 · @blaine - yeah, still does PEF. Will have to try some of those. [Original, responding to @blaine.]

Thursday 16:19 · OK, these remarkable seventies photos went around the net a while back. But the're good enough to revisit: listoftheday.blogspot.com/2007/09/great-olan-mills-photos.html [Original.]

Thursday 20:08 · Use The Force, Nat. [Original.]

Friday 8:32 · Heading to the O'Reilly concurrency summit, wiki.oreillynet.com/concurrency2008/index.cgi - dawns on me that I should've blogged it. [Original.]

Friday 17:46 · Starting to mind-meld with the GX100. Check out the interior shot: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2008/03/07/Erlang-and-REST [Original.]

Friday 18:55 · Another day, another canceled flight [Original.]

Saturday 0:18 · Wow, I have an anime character following me, @lllXOlll [Original.]

Saturday 0:28 · Wondering what a "Yoghurt brombær og nødder + Ga-Jol original" is. @aslakr for details. [Original.]

Saturday 13:32 · Bad crane day: www.xpotting.com/feb/feb13/05/tabla10.htm [Original.]

Saturday 20:56 · Holy crap. Slashdot runs a pro-OOXML puff-piece: "The allegations that we didn't cover aren't true". We are in the end-times. [Original.]

Sunday 10:11 · Downloading the NIN sampler. Predisposed to buy if it's any good, to encourage this kind of behavior. [Original.]

Sunday 14:21 · click-fraud marketing: bux.to/?r=pitti [Original.]

Sunday 23:15 · First listen to ИIИ's new "Ghosts" instrumentals. Highly appropriate for a fatigued Sunday evening. I have to buy the sliver disc I think. [Original.]


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