Week ending Sunday 2008/03/30

Tuesday 11:33 · Breadth-first approaches to catching up after a 10-day vacation turn out not to work. [Original.]

Tuesday 14:39 · @pkedrosky - we thought you were just happy to see us. [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Tuesday 17:48 · @smaragdis - No, toast with lots of butter and good strawberry jam. [Original, responding to @MMaryMary.]

Tuesday 21:07 · Watching women's curling with pleasure, it's surprisingly good TV. USA vs Canada at the worlds, gonna come down to the last rock [Original.]

Tuesday 21:53 · @DaveO - SEO is a pretty slimy space. [Original, responding to @DaveO.]

Tuesday 22:03 · @dierken - The best SEO is to post useful material retgularly, in an engaging human voice, and link intelligently. Failing that, SEO. [Original, responding to @dierken.]

Wednesday 0:30 · 3 Maui Ladies: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2008/03/26/Three-Ladies [Original.]

Wednesday 8:29 · Cut & Paste Transport Architecture: blog.labnotes.org/2008/03/25/best-practices-for-implementing-cptp-10-in-hoa-deployments/ [Original.]

Wednesday 12:14 · @codinghorror - AAARGH! [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Wednesday 15:01 · I swear they've started photoshopping Obama's ears to make them bigger. If he wins, he's a gift to a generation of political cartoonists. [Original.]

Wednesday 15:36 · Damn, Mac Pros are pricy. [Original.]

Wednesday 16:21 · @mezzoblue - a bit of snow on Main Street, too. [Original, responding to @mezzoblue.]

Wednesday 16:36 · Bloody Apple store has busted cookie handling. I almost accidentally bought 2 Mac Pros!! [Original.]

Wednesday 16:49 · $25 to see the Raconteurs at the Commodore: bargain. $9 per ticket to Ticketmaster: out & out robbery. [Original.]

Wednesday 17:49 · Better feed reading: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2008/03/26/Input [Original.]

Wednesday 21:30 · LazyWeb: Read this long piece recently, saying you should use static langs for big projects especially if you don't TDD. Lost it. Pointer? [Original.]

Wednesday 21:33 · Hah, found it: Karsten Wagner, kawagner.blogspot.com/2008/03/static-vs-dynamic-typing-part-2.html [Original.]

Thursday 11:48 · English is a living language. Words come into existence and usually irritate some people when they do. Fighting an incoming word is useless. [Original.]

Thursday 15:10 · The top level element in an Atom document should have been <atom> not <feed>. Oh well. [Original.]

Thursday 15:37 · "It is what it is" means "You're stuck with it, suck it up and deal with it". [Original.]

Thursday 19:46 · Blackbook rocks: 19:45 up 27 days, 12:29, 3 users, load averages: 0.73 1.00 0.65 [Original.]

Thursday 20:18 · What is Photoshop Express written in? [Original.]

Thursday 20:18 · D'oh, View Source... Flex/AIR [Original.]

Thursday 20:19 · Photoshop express doesn't do Raw. FAIL. [Original.]

Thursday 20:27 · @gruber - I have a (very minor) crack in my Blackbook, so it can happen. [Original, responding to @gruber.]

Thursday 23:38 · Raconteurs' "Broken Boy Soldiers" is a truly wonderful pop/rock album. Totally recommended. [Original.]

Friday 9:29 · Heavy snow in Vancouver in late march. Supposed to be the boy's first baseball practice this afternoon. AAARGH [Original.]

Friday 9:33 · Idea: Atompub client for Lightroom, using LR's Lua Export API. LR can then export to WPress or any other APP-supporting publishing engine. [Original.]

Friday 10:12 · Eldorado in Amazonia: www.foto8.com/home/content/view/398/161/ [Original.]

Friday 13:20 · Is there a good reason to switch from Twitterific to twhirl? T'ific working OK for me. [Original.]

Friday 16:06 · I envision a vast dark cold warehouse in Anchorage filled with in-transit Apple boxes, all white. [Original.]

Friday 17:23 · Heh... just took me a surprisingly long time to figure out where, on OS X, "sudo gem install" puts things. [Original.]

Friday 17:29 · @duncan - suppose I *never* make prints, I'm online-pix only. Does that change your calibration hints? [Original, responding to @duncan.]

Friday 17:34 · @duncan - that's the first time I've jammed a tweet pointer into delicious... [Original, responding to @duncan.]

Friday 17:37 · Heh - I've liked @duncan's pix for ages, but have never ever seen one displayed on dead trees. I bet I'm in the majority too. [Original.]

Friday 23:03 · Scanning slides of a Paris metro station, under repair, in 1994. Not bad actually. [Original.]

Friday 23:04 · George V to be precise. [Original.]

Saturday 9:25 · Twitter via curl, neat: blogs.linux.org.bd/?p=6101 [Original.]

Saturday 13:05 · Good headline of the day: "Missing New York pastor has been found at an Ohio strip club" - www.macleans.ca/article.jsp?content=w032962A [Original.]

Saturday 21:51 · Is it bad if you spend Earth Hour fooling with lenses and cameras, trying to get a good picture of the many candles on the mantle? [Original.]

Saturday 22:55 · Earth hour pic: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2008/03/29/Earth-Hour [Original.]

Sunday 21:01 · Any twitterers watching Zimbabwe elections? [Original.]

Sunday 21:58 · Zimbabwe Election Support Network: www.zesn.org.zw/ (running kinda slow) [Original.]

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