Week ending Sunday 2009/04/19

Monday 9:38 · Installed rcov. Wearing a guilty and furtive expression. [Original.]

Monday 10:58 · A Toast: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/04/13/First-Game [Original.]

Monday 14:52 · Wall Street Prison Consultants. You can't make this shit up. www.wallstreetprisonconsultants.com/ [Original.]

Wednesday 10:52 · Awww.. Greenpeace likes us: weblog.greenpeace.org/makingwaves/archives/2009/04/sun_microsystems_first_with_re.html#more [Original.]

Wednesday 15:13 · Gack, how horrible - "Woman killed by laptop in auto crash" www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2009/04/15/bc-surrey-laptop-crash-kills-woman.html?ref=rss [Original.]

Wednesday 15:14 · @MarsPhoenix How cold? [Original, responding to @MarsPhoenix.]

Wednesday 15:26 · @meejeet Accept nothing less than World Domination, I advise. [Original, responding to @meejeet.]

Wednesday 19:04 · And it's... Hockey Night in Canada [Original.]

Wednesday 22:36 · @gnat I'm sorry, but they're either nuts or they're abominable hypocrites. Check the data: www.fivethirtyeight.com/2009/04/swiss-banks-taxes-and-tea-act.html #teabag [Original, responding to @gnat.]

Wednesday 23:00 · @gnat The claim that the US is overtaxed is unsupported by the data. It's sad; an intelligent US Right with integrity wd be a useful thing. [Original, responding to @gnat.]

Wednesday 23:08 · @gnat You're prob giving way too much credit; Just old-fashioned party politics with aromas of class war, astroturf, and fringe looniness. [Original, responding to @gnat.]

Wednesday 23:13 · @gnat Bear in mind that these are the people who brought you Terry Schiavo, torture, WMDs, Katrina... this is how they rebuild credibility? [Original, responding to @gnat.]

Thursday 0:04 · Wondering why some CDs rip at 5×, others at over 10×. Doesn't correlate with anything that leaps out at this observer. [Original.]

Thursday 0:12 · Steve Reich has cooler album artwork than anyone. No exceptions. If you don't know Steve, start with "Sextet". Do it soon. Trust me on this. [Original.]

Thursday 0:21 · Serious, and I mean *serious*, data p0rn chez @pkedrosky: paul.kedrosky.com/archives/2009/04/checking_in_on.html [Original.]

Thursday 19:41 · Read the torture memos, make up your own mind: www.aclu.org/safefree/general/olc_memos.html [Original.]

Thursday 22:17 · Via William Gibson: Smoke on the water CHA CHA CHA! www.youtube.com/watch?v=Puc0ZiVRESU [Original.]

Friday 9:40 · Trotsky's ashes stolen and baked in cookies: news.infoshop.org/article.php?story=2009trotsky-cookies [Original.]

Friday 17:43 · Minimal Rack+JRuby+GlassFish Recipe: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/04/17/Rack-JRuby-Recipe [Original.]

Friday 18:44 · @arungupta No. 1) that seems to bring a lot of rails/etc goo I don't need. 2) I needed a generic GF install to test dropping a .war in. [Original, responding to @arungupta.]

Friday 20:42 · Mats Sundin looks like he's been dead for a week. [Original.]

Friday 21:22 · I'm not that big a hockey fan, but Vancouver & St.Louis are putting on a hell of a show. [Original.]

Saturday 9:37 · Wondering why www.omg.org/ still exists. [Original.]

Saturday 9:45 · "the focal length of the lens is directly correlated with hatred of America" - www.theagitator.com/2009/04/17/morning-links-174/#comment-263072 [Original.]

Saturday 12:51 · “If this security continues, within a year all the waiters will be girls.” www.nytimes.com/2009/04/19/world/middleeast/19baghdad.html?_r=1&hp [Original.]

Saturday 12:55 · @SparklingAmber Having trouble getting past the NDP's sleazy pandering on the carbon tax. Planet's future trumps other issues. [Original, responding to @SparklingAmber.]

Saturday 13:08 · We New World-ers are used to pervasive unending growth and expansion. Not always pervasive now: www.sweet-juniper.com/2009/04/singularity.html [Original.]

Saturday 13:36 · Serious paper: www.atlanticpapers.com/ [Original.]

Saturday 21:47 · Empty Walls: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/04/18/Media-Decor [Original.]

Sunday 21:28 · Stop-motion wolf and pig. Cleverissimo: www.zefrank.com/zesblog/archives/2009/04/wolf_in_stop_mo.html [Original.]

Sunday 22:12 · By logic in #mckclouds, I suspect all of these would have been rejected on TCO grounds: Personal computer, Unix, Web, Java, RDBMS, etc. [Original.]


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