Week ending Sunday 2009/03/08

Monday 10:23 · Getting lots of "early discount extended" and "temporary price drop" emails from normally prestigious conferences. [Original.]

Monday 13:10 · What Steve Vinoski's been doing in stealth mode, Verivue: www.verivue.com/ [Original.]

Monday 14:09 · Carl for Printer: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/03/02/Carl-for-Printer [Original.]

Monday 19:25 · @bobdc RDF will be a huge success as soon as it comes with an instant right-now no-deferred-pleasure juicy payoff. Not before. [Original, responding to @bobdc.]

Monday 21:53 · Worrying when a computer you don't recognize shows up on your home network. [Original.]

Monday 22:48 · @teich grab a cab to the Great Buddha, which is on the same island as the airport. [Original, responding to @teich.]

Monday 22:49 · Sunday at the Seaside: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/03/02/Point-Grey-Foreshore [Original.]

Monday 22:51 · @pkedrosky Been there done that: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2005/05/15/Japan-Notes#p-2 [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Tuesday 8:24 · Yow, huge spike in twitter followers yesterday. Just me, or was Twitter generally having a good growth day? [Original.]

Tuesday 13:12 · Editing a live page in web-space with vi. Next, I shall slay a mammoth with a stone-tipped spear. [Original.]

Tuesday 15:28 · Man, Vancouver airport is quiet. Hurt everywhere. [Original.]

Tuesday 22:02 · Really tired of headlines along the lines of "XXX losses worse than expected." [Original.]

Wednesday 8:34 · Unless I'm imagining it, there's a significant performance boost in the most recent Lightroom update. [Original.]

Wednesday 19:06 · I always said O/R mapping was a flawed idea: arstechnica.com/open-source/news/2009/03/red-hat-faces-another-patent-infringement-lawsuit-over-jboss.ars [Original.]

Wednesday 23:48 · @ramarob You call that a tough meeting? We're just getting started... [Original, responding to @ramarob.]

Wednesday 23:56 · Photography's greatest handicap: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/03/04/Too-Easy [Original.]

Thursday 8:15 · @samruby is here! [Original, responding to @samruby.]

Thursday 10:37 · Thinking about unix command line pipes with JSON flowing through them. Someone must be doing this already. [Original.]

Thursday 13:25 · Ouch... New Yorker hates Watchmen: www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/cinema/2009/03/09/090309crci_cinema_lane [Original.]

Thursday 22:49 · A "Wathmen" review that doesn't say it's terrible: thetyee.ca/Entertainment/2009/03/06/Watchmen/ [Original.]

Friday 10:36 · Typos that should be words: Impissoble. [Original.]

Friday 11:52 · You know, Rack is really really a very good thing. [Original.]

Friday 12:12 · Technically Silent: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/03/06/Technically-Silent [Original.]

Friday 12:52 · @KathySierra We'd be glad to have you back any time. Depth and graphics; exactly. [Original, responding to @KathySierra.]

Friday 13:45 · Ah, sinking into NetBeans/Ruby after a few weeks in Eclipse/Android. It's nicer here. [Original.]

Saturday 13:21 · Thought-provoking piece from Dare Obasanjo; walk away from an underwater mortgage? www.25hoursaday.com/weblog/2009/03/07/SomeThoughtsOnBeingAnUnderwaterHomeOwnerAndWalkingOutOnAMortgage.aspx [Original.]

Saturday 14:57 · @pragdave I think that's maybe oversimplifying. It's a deep issue. And of course many don't have the luxury of choice. [Original, responding to @pragdave.]

Saturday 14:59 · @ritam Here's the thing: Basically, all of the digicams are good. [Original, responding to @ritam.]

Saturday 20:01 · More extreme lens porn. Extremely extreme: cgi.ebay.com/smc-PENTAX-A-600mm-f-5-6-ED-IF-Exc-K20D-K10D-K100D_W0QQitemZ400033452823QQihZ027QQcategoryZ3323QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem [Original.]

Sunday 1:00 · Reading "Audacity of Hope". Title sucks but the book is actually remarkably good. [Original.]

Sunday 1:02 · @xmlgrrl I, like you, am cool to "Graphic Novels" AKA comics. That said, <cite>Watchmen</cite> (the book) is excellent. [Original, responding to @xmlgrrl.]

Sunday 14:28 · @PDML is back: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2008/04/30/PDML-Twitter-Mashup [Original, responding to @PDML.]


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