Week ending Sunday 2010/03/07

Monday 13:19 · Unsubscribing from many feeds. Next: Subtract many tweetstreams. Smiling. [Original.]

Monday 16:23 · All my Olympic blogging & photography in one indigestible lump: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/02/28/Those-Olympics [Original.]

Monday 16:30 · @al3x Alternatively, you could just shut up and never say anything, like Apple. NO NO NO NO please NO. [Original, responding to @al3x.]

Monday 16:31 · Celebration pics: www.straight.com/article-295493/vancouver/photos-vancouver-celebrates-olympic-gold-medal-mens-hockey [Original.]

Monday 16:35 · @duncan Related: I'm kinda hoping LR3 will subtract some features and be fast like LR1 was. [Original, responding to @duncan.]

Monday 16:41 · How the Olympics should be, all smiles: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/02/28/-big/PS088459.jpg.html [Original.]

Monday 20:21 · @mezzoblue Safari's got a "reset Safari" button that forgets everything Safari every knew. Assume you've tried that [Original, responding to @mezzoblue.]

Tuesday 09:39 · Wondering what HTC's patent portfolio looks like. [Original.]

Tuesday 13:24 · Amusing that on Google Docs, the "save" icon is a diskette. [Original.]

Tuesday 18:29 · Driving over the bridge to the North Shore, the most amazing 180 degree rainbow I've ever seen. [Original.]

Tuesday 18:31 · YouTube videos look astounding on the NexusOne. [Original.]

Tuesday 20:36 · Hey, Canadian politicians aren't normally known for being hilariously bitchy: twitter.com/bobraeMP/status/9909147017 [Original.]

Tuesday 20:48 · Wikipedia entries for 1080i and 1080p are written in fractured English. Someone video-savvy wanna fix them up? [Original.]

Tuesday 20:56 · Tim Hortons makes lousy donuts and good TV ads: www.youtube.com/watch?v=5NQaWk_GTNc [Original.]

Tuesday 22:49 · @dailyshoot Grainy Rainbow www.flickr.com/photos/timbray/4403499152/ #ds107 [Original, responding to @dailyshoot.]

Tuesday 23:56 · That Noktor f0.95 for the μ43 cameras is apparently real: www.stevehuffphoto.com/2010/03/02/first-look-at-the-noktor-50-f0-95-lens-on-the-olympus-e-p2/ *drools* [Original.]

Wednesday 08:51 · I have from time to time thought that it might be cool to work for Apple. No longer. [Original.]

Wednesday 09:06 · 10.5 million WordPress.com blogs get PubSubHubbub support: en.blog.wordpress.com/2010/03/03/rub-a-dub-dub-in-the-pubsubhubbub/ [Original.]

Wednesday 21:45 · Apple going aggro in another biz domain. Does one spot a pattern? arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/03/apple-stepping-up-pressure-on-music-labels-to-snub-amazon.ars [Original.]

Wednesday 23:08 · @dailyshoot Tree Trunk www.flickr.com/photos/timbray/4406016738/ #ds108 [Original, responding to @dailyshoot.]

Thursday 09:05 · Books in the age of the iPad: craigmod.com/journal/ipad_and_books/ [Original.]

Thursday 09:46 · How the patent system encourages creativity and economic growth: bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/03/04/an-explosion-of-mobile-patent-lawsuits/ [Original.]

Thursday 11:24 · The sound of a plumber in the basement with a Sawzall... that's not a happy sound. [Original.]

Thursday 21:55 · LazyWeb: Having trouble getting @technomancy's ohai-android to build... want to do Ruby stuff on my N1 [Original.]

Thursday 21:58 · @brianleroux Good idea. [Original, responding to @brianleroux.]

Thursday 22:45 · Irritated at lame-ass video converters that use exactly 12.5% of the CPU resources on my dual-quad-core Mac Pro. [Original.]

Thursday 23:24 · @dailyshoot Vertical Shadow Slices www.flickr.com/photos/timbray/4407610503/ #ds109 [Original, responding to @dailyshoot.]

Friday 01:15 · larry and iggy seem to have the same jacket. just sayin. youtubedoubler.com/?video1=8UYa6gQC14o&start1=0&video2=v8In-2HE90c&start2=3&authorName=holla (via @sayrer) [Original.]

Friday 11:01 · Enjoying unemployment; latte and a muffin with my daughter at Artigiano in Kits twitgoo.com/ftmiq [Original.]

Friday 12:17 · @rafeco That was Technorati. [Original, responding to @rafeco.]

Friday 16:59 · Tom's Hardware is often good, but this browser benchmark strikes me as deeply flawed: www.tomshardware.com/reviews/firefox-chrome-opera,2558.html [Original.]

Friday 17:13 · photoshop.com for Android is interesting but geez, Adobe using the emulator for your homepage screenshot is pretty lame. [Original.]

Friday 22:55 · Audio porn: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/03/04/Record-Player [Original.]

Friday 23:28 · @dailyshoot Hungry Hands www.flickr.com/photos/timbray/4409830925/ #ds110 [Original, responding to @dailyshoot.]

Saturday 08:12 · Every program attempts to expand until it can implement a platformer game. In this case, html5 canvas: purplefloyd.wordpress.com/2009/09/11/a-platform-game-written-in-html5/ [Original.]

Saturday 08:34 · I guess I'm going to have to morph the blog into html5. I'm told that this will increase my hipness. [Original.]

Saturday 13:24 · People having way too much fun adapting weird vintage lenses to μ43 cameras: www.mu-43.com/showthread.php?t=473 [Original.]

Saturday 19:25 · @rael Of course you mean Phở ... UTF8 FTW [Original, responding to @rael.]

Saturday 19:27 · I observe that all the tweets I favorite have no links. [Original.]

Saturday 19:30 · The value chain: BitTorrent ⇒ MKV ⇒ VLC ⇒ VGA ⇒ 1080p. Mmmmmmm. VLC is so great. [Original.]

Saturday 20:37 · Watching the T.A.M.I. show on PBS. Recorded 46 years ago. If you haven't seen it, you should. [Original.]

Saturday 21:54 · @penmachine First ever DVD of the show coming out this month. Only ever seen it on PBS fundraisers [Original, responding to @penmachine.]

Saturday 21:54 · Got Duby code running on the NexusOne. Smells like win. [Original.]

Saturday 22:01 · Colby Cosh is a really good writer: www2.macleans.ca/category/blog-central/canada-blog/colby-cosh/ [Original.]

Saturday 22:38 · @danudey Wonderful phone. Latest browser rev amazing. Not as stable as previous androids, need to reboot every few days. No 3G in Canada. [Original, responding to @danudey.]

Saturday 22:39 · sudo port upgrade outdated SEE YA LATER [Original.]

Sunday 00:34 · @danudey Hadn't heard of Wind, checking it out. [Original, responding to @danudey.]

Sunday 11:12 · @danudey Why would one expect Wind to be any better? Web site looks like another telco. [Original, responding to @danudey.]

Sunday 21:45 · iPadystopia: rookery5.aviary.com/storagev12/3289000/3289397_3af9_625x625.jpg [Original.]

Sunday 22:38 · I don't AdBlock, but I do FlashBlock. This will work until the web is full of pulsating irritating HTML5-technology ads. [Original.]

Sunday 23:02 · @stshank The Ars piece provoked that. It doesn't seem to me axiomatic that advertising must be irritating. [Original, responding to @stshank.]

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