Week ending Sunday 2009/06/28

Monday 9:20 · @psd has another online-culture mandala in progress? www.flickr.com/photos/psd/3650111419/ [Original, responding to @psd.]

Monday 9:29 · @monkchips re "Rich" and "poor"; The contents of my Twitter window are usually vastly richer than a couple of meg worth of Flashturbation. [Original, responding to @monkchips.]

Monday 9:38 · I hear rustlings in the underbrush and think I smell a big fork. [Original.]

Monday 11:01 · @SaraD Congrats! Gosh, REvolution is vacuuming up the talent... a company to watch methinks. [Original, responding to @SaraD.]

Monday 11:06 · The finance biz just doesn't get how close they're skating to a grassroots-driven political lynching: www.thedeal.com/dealscape/2009/06/goldman_sachs_bonuses_tarp_com.php [Original.]

Monday 15:22 · @kevinmarks now an ex-googler; member of an increasingly prestigious club. [Original, responding to @kevinmarks.]

Monday 22:16 · Everyone loves an explosion: b.static.ak.fbcdn.net/swf/mvp.swf?8%3A152716%3A1&v=136711211392&ev=0 [Original.]

Monday 22:43 · Got a preview of what a blog looks like on Kindle: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/06/17/This-Blog-on-Kindle
It's not terrible. [Original.]

Monday 23:17 · I think I just heard an outburst of gunfire, right here in the middle of Vancouver. Sounded like it was coming from around 16th & Main? [Original.]

Tuesday 10:51 · Last day, (save $250) #oscon, plus take an additional 20% off, use code os09twitter, register today: (via @oscon) [Original.]

Tuesday 14:53 · Ruby marches on, resistance is useless: www.infoworld.com/d/developer-world/ruby-use-grows-in-developer-survey-717 [Original.]

Tuesday 15:02 · Biked down to Gastown & back to visit Joyent. Bike-lane setup is fabulous these days. Maybe want a downtown/gastown/yaletown job. [Original.]

Tuesday 21:43 · A usage entering the meanstream: "The Wiki says..." or "Look in the Wiki to find out..." in both cases meaning Wikipedia. We stuck with it? [Original.]

Wednesday 7:12 · Test-Driven Heresy: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/06/23/TDD-Heresy [Original.]

Wednesday 7:18 · www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/jun/24/response-free-downloades via @charlesarthur - Read the comments. I saw Feargal on an early Undertones tour, this is more proof talent != brains. [Original, responding to @charlesarthur.]

Wednesday 11:00 · Yow... damn slick Android re-skinning by HTC. Really remarkable. www.youtube.com/watch?v=FKTDSfbcbBU [Original.]

Wednesday 12:00 · Congrats to Jeff Weiner on the the LinkedIn gig. Life after Yahoo... [Original.]

Wednesday 12:25 · Good fun in the comments on that TDD piece: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/06/23/TDD-Heresy [Original.]

Wednesday 13:09 · @charlesarthur Long tail of blogging is dying www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2009/jun/24/charles-arthur-blogging-twitter "Why? Because blogging isn't easy..." Except for those of us who can't not. [Original, responding to @charlesarthur.]

Wednesday 13:19 · @cbeust Come on Cedric, tell us what you really think. (Had no idea the anti-TDD caucus was so big). [Original, responding to @cbeust.]

Wednesday 15:06 · Baristas wear ironic T-shirts. [Original.]

Wednesday 17:26 · RT @jzawodn Tab Zero is the new Inbox Zero! [Original, responding to @jzawodn.]

Wednesday 20:21 · Well-produced podcast of me saying the same things I always say: www.theregister.co.uk/2009/06/25/tim_bray_web_today_tomorrow/ [Original.]

Wednesday 23:20 · Whispery June rain / leafy joy is all around / umbrella sidewalks. [Original.]

Thursday 10:45 · @DonMacAskill Please share any answers you get. [Original, responding to @DonMacAskill.]

Thursday 11:25 · @becktold: traditional press releases remain relevant because twitterers pick them up. www.blogworldexpo.com/blog/2009/06/15/press-releases-still-work/ Hmm, many more pick up @blogworld [Original, responding to @becktold.]

Thursday 11:46 · Android now supports native code: android-developers.blogspot.com/2009/06/introducing-android-15-ndk-release-1.html (via @crazybob) [Original.]

Thursday 13:36 · Actually, I don't think native code on Android is a big deal, the existing framework gives most apps all they need. But flexibility is good. [Original.]

Thursday 13:43 · Super-intense Tehran video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=MD13WNKNGQk [Original.]

Thursday 14:49 · He died before he got old. [Original.]

Thursday 16:58 · @unclebobmartin There are intelligent conservatives but unfortunately in the USA they're now obscured by hypocritical Republican buffoons. [Original, responding to @unclebobmartin.]

Friday 0:24 · My personal fave MJ video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PAJqgeeJf4 (via @donpark) [Original.]

Sunday 14:16 · 48 hours without having touched the computer. The Internet seems to do just fine without me. [Original.]

Sunday 22:55 · @unclebobmartin No-one's against energy per se. It's the side-effects on the planet. More is better as long as my kids still have a home. [Original, responding to @unclebobmartin.]

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