Week ending Sunday 2008/07/27

Monday 10:55 · Ruby on the Web: www.ruby-mag.com.ar/ - not what you think. *Really* not what you think. [Original.]

Monday 14:29 · Heh... flow from @gruber including quite a few people who are really mad at me. [Original.]

Monday 14:32 · OK'd comment ending "You're an offensive creep, Mr. Bray" but bounced "Stick to the shit you know and wallow in your fucking worthlessness". [Original.]

Monday 16:41 · Enjoying the feeling of power: glance at a Gmail window and click on "Unread" and then "Delete". [Original.]

Monday 17:45 · OMG closures in PHP5.3. The end times are upon us. [Original.]

Tuesday 10:07 · Interesting twitter head-hunting: "UE/UR/UI": www.laurenwood.org/anyway/2008/07/22/ueurui/ [Original.]

Tuesday 10:17 · OSCON preview: news.oreilly.com/2008/07/what-to-see-at-oscon-2008.html [Original.]

Tuesday 10:41 · Thinking that impulsively clicking on the 1.3G PSElements download might not have been the smartest thing. [Original.]

Tuesday 11:06 · @b3gl Oops, no, just my office; but 1.3G on fairly slow DSL... [Original, responding to @b3gl.]

Tuesday 11:43 · "I stabbed my ubuntu. how it hurts." blogs.sun.com/timcaynes/entry/linux_is_coming [Original.]

Tuesday 11:53 · Madly pulling in audio & video & pix & tables from all over the web... expect an oversaturated 15-minute keynote Friday. [Original.]

Tuesday 11:57 · OSCON has *way* too many parallel tracks. [Original.]

Tuesday 13:11 · Wanna use this pic in my keynote: crinje.files.wordpress.com/2006/05/king-kong.jpg - the metaphor seems obvious. [Original.]

Tuesday 14:22 · Wondering why installing Elements wants me to close my browers, grmph [Original.]

Tuesday 15:15 · Whenever I'm writing a Mac gripe I feel like I have @gruber hovering over my shoulder waiting to pounce. [Original.]

Tuesday 15:42 · On keyboards: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2008/07/22/On-Keyboards [Original.]

Tuesday 17:01 · @sogrady Will stick my head into Kells 10-ish to see if you guys are in for the long haul [Original, responding to @sogrady.]

Tuesday 19:34 · Finally officially on the road to OSCON. Looks like I'll be the only male passenger on the puddle-jumper. [Original.]

Wednesday 9:00 · @john_lam DIdn't know you were looking for a job [Original, responding to @john_lam.]

Wednesday 9:25 · Nice to be able to agree with TimO for a whole half-hour at a time [Original.]

Wednesday 9:41 · Mmm... "No secret software!" Now that's a sound-bite. [Original.]

Wednesday 9:59 · Monty pronounces "MySQL" as MyEssKooEll not MyEssKyewEll. I like it. [Original.]

Thursday 0:51 · Geir beat me 2/3 falls in sumo, got slaughtered in shuffleboard, but was a God at air-hockey; held the table for 5 games and left undefeated [Original.]

Thursday 10:49 · Evan Pomodrou presenting identi.ca at OSCON [Original.]

Thursday 17:54 · looking for an OSCON dinner party to join [Original.]

Thursday 18:24 · @bleything where are the burgers? [Original, responding to @bleything.]

Thursday 19:38 · @halostatue I did, with regret. Just too much volume. [Original, responding to @halostatue.]

Friday 22:27 · It sucks that my drive blew up. It's great that it happened just *after* my talk. & I managed to mount it long enough to save the OSCON pix! [Original.]

Friday 23:53 · @kwerb There's a serious move afoot to ban tourists from Tsukiji. Sigh. [Original, responding to @kwerb.]

Saturday 8:40 · Ever heard of Anuta? news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/from_our_own_correspondent/7525252.stm [Original.]

Saturday 8:47 · There seems to be consensus that my background music wasn't loud enough. [Original.]

Saturday 14:31 · Apparently can't do a partial restore of a few files from a Time Capsule backup made by another computer :( [Original.]

Saturday 21:31 · launching a 100+-Gig restore-from-scratch from Time Capsule. Wish me luck. [Original.]

Saturday 22:40 · @duncan's OSCON set: www.flickr.com/photos/x180/sets/72157606297321213/ [Original, responding to @duncan.]

Saturday 23:00 · aspell on a computer I don't use for writing just suggested "fsck" was supposed to be "fuck". [Original.]

Saturday 23:14 · 22.3% done; 6 hours 4 minutes remaining. [Original.]

Saturday 23:39 · Tom Christiansen's WIkipedia entry now has a picture. Yes, this *is* a good way to spend Saturday night. [Original.]

Saturday 23:51 · @RussB is sitting up late commenting on blogs. [Original, responding to @RussB.]

Sunday 9:50 · @fridgebuzz Partial restores are easy; but not from another machine's save-set. Irritating but not fatal. Time Machine has worked for me. [Original, responding to @fridgebuzz.]

Sunday 12:18 · Reeling Israelis, check it out: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZhPFv_Bzxe4 [Original.]

Sunday 14:28 · No secret software! This is important: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2008/07/27/No-Secret-Software [Original.]

Sunday 21:20 · It depresses me when I don't get the current XKCD. And I'm a hat-wearer, too. [Original.]

Sunday 21:27 · At some point, Spaces & Lightroom stopped playing nice together... when I cmd-tab to Lightroom, it doesn't switch to that Space. Just me? [Original.]

Sunday 23:24 · Nine pictures of OSCON: www.tbray.org/ongoing/ [Original.]

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