Week ending Sunday 2010/03/28

Monday 10:05 · The double-opt-in introduction: Yes. www.avc.com/a_vc/2009/11/the-double-optin-introduction.html [Original.]

Monday 13:15 · Google China policy: googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/03/new-approach-to-china-update.html The future's up to the PRC government now. [Original.]

Monday 13:26 · Yee-hah, my OSCON paper was accepted. See y'all in Portland in July. [Original.]

Monday 13:29 · DropBox on Android. Obvious once you think of it. blog.dropbox.com/?p=439 [Original.]

Monday 14:25 · @al3x If you haven't, you really ought to come to the show. It's got a lovely vibe. +1 on beer. [Original, responding to @al3x.]

Tuesday 08:47 · Seeing a *lot* of traffic, internal & external, of the form "Can you refer me to a good Android developer in XXX?" Like Java 15 yrs back. [Original.]

Tuesday 10:42 · Thinking about a photowalk in Edinburgh on Thursday, probably afternoon. Tweet/email if interested. [Original.]

Tuesday 14:33 · Ooooh pretty pictures: flickriver.com/photos/elchivato/popular-interesting/ [Original.]

Tuesday 14:34 · Via @al3x - Southern Lord, the Only Music Label That Matters, on Twitter: @TwatterLord [Original, responding to @al3x.]

Tuesday 14:40 · Ooh, suddenly my Nexus One feels middle-aged. New Sprint WiMAX Android glamorbox: www.engadget.com/2010/03/23/htc-evo-4g-is-sprints-android-powered-knight-in-superphone-armo/ [Original.]

Tuesday 17:29 · @al3x Resistance is useless. Android will assimilate you. [Original, responding to @al3x.]

Tuesday 17:39 · Reading up on the Android animation framework. Enjoying stuffthathappens.com/blog/2008/11/13/android-animation-101/ [Original.]

Tuesday 17:44 · Oracle+BerkeleyDB+Android. www.theregister.co.uk/2010/03/24/oracle_berkeley_db_android/ Not the most obvious combination, but good on 'em. [Original.]

Tuesday 18:10 · Sitting in the airport, just discovered the Tripit android app. Tripit, btw, is totally great: www.tripit.com/ [Original.]

Tuesday 18:13 · ... looking at Tripit reveals the unsuspected fact that I'm looking at a terminal change at LHR. Oh frabjous day. #hatesLHR [Original.]

Tuesday 18:15 · OK, that's a surprise. My last tweet got a reply from @FernandoCollor who is a Brazilian senator? Wow. [Original, responding to @FernandoCollor.]

Tuesday 18:20 · I now more or less live on Google VPN, so the Internet thinks I'm in California. Looks different. Didn't say better, just different. [Original.]

Wednesday 05:13 · How odd; a smooth friction-free traverse of Heathrow; no queues even. [Original.]

Wednesday 05:38 · @charlesarthur Sitting in Heathrow at this very moment. Off to Edinburgh for the Scottish Ruby Conference. [Original, responding to @charlesarthur.]

Wednesday 05:47 · @monkchips The answer to that question seems to change every 15 minutes. [Original, responding to @monkchips.]

Wednesday 06:11 · @charlesarthur Sorry, afraid not, just up to Edinburgh & back. Come up and join me in a dram among the Rubyists. [Original, responding to @charlesarthur.]

Wednesday 06:47 · Mmmm, Adèle Blanc-Sec, yes I think so. [Original.]

Wednesday 09:41 · I find myself in Edinburgh, Scotland. twitgoo.com/ljuph [Original.]

Wednesday 09:45 · @gruber Share the feedback on Lightroom s'il vous plait? [Original, responding to @gruber.]

Wednesday 09:51 · @kendall Orlowski is a troll, best ignored. [Original, responding to @kendall.]

Thursday 03:41 · Maybe not going photo-walking today; Edinburgh features a high of 7°C and steady rain. [Original.]

Thursday 08:13 · @danja Perhaps www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2005/10/06/Edmonton#p-3 ? [Original, responding to @danja.]

Thursday 08:26 · @obie Hey, welcome, didn't know you were coming. Hope you brought warm clothing. [Original, responding to @obie.]

Thursday 08:30 · @kendall There are production #semweb apps? [Original, responding to @kendall.]

Thursday 11:21 · Eclipse is running like a PIG on my new 4G SSD-powered MacBook Pro. Maybe I'm Doing It Wrong. [Original.]

Thursday 11:31 · Any Edinburgh pubs full of Rubyists? [Original.]

Thursday 11:34 · @green_david I just downloaded the default from eclipse.org. Would I be happier with Cocoa? Where is it? [Original, responding to @green_david.]

Thursday 12:02 · Ruby Summer of Code, love it: rubysoc.org/ [Original.]

Thursday 14:45 · Beginning to realize that one of the best things about working for Sun was NetBeans. Eclipse is ugly and slow. [Original.]

Thursday 14:55 · Having said that, the 3.6M6 Cocoa flavor of Eclipse is noticeably faster. Still not actually *fast*, but better. [Original.]

Thursday 14:57 · @dhh Android world is curly braces and semicolons at the moment. I'd like to fix that, and there's hope. [Original, responding to @dhh.]

Thursday 16:14 · @chris_saunders How would I do that? [Original, responding to @chris_saunders.]

Friday 01:40 · Scottish Ruby Conference venue: twitgoo.com/lwjuq [Original.]

Saturday 04:19 · Finished my #scotruby keynote. Now I can relax and enjoy. Well, not too much, because I have a 6:30AM flight out tomorrow *sobs* [Original.]

Saturday 22:03 · And that's it for Edinburgh. Should've brought my sweetie and stayed longer. [Original.]

Sunday 00:59 · @shita I recommend attending a Ruby conference. [Original, responding to @shita.]

Sunday 02:38 · The #scotruby organizers did a fine job; thanks, guys. The Ruby community breeds these hi-quality hi-touch events unreasonably well. [Original.]

Sunday 02:53 · Heading back to the Left Coast of the New World, my natural habitat. [Original.]

Sunday 20:09 · People putting a lot of weight on those AdMob mobile-market reports, arstechnica.com/apple/news/2010/03/iphone-os-still-dominates-mobile-web-android-on-the-way-up.ars?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss They're plausible, but still raw unconfirmed data. [Original.]

Sunday 20:11 · @spam check out @kulpur3 [Original, responding to @kulpur3.]

Sunday 20:26 · Are vintage iPods crossing into retro-cool territory? www.talkingpointsmemo.com/archives/2010/03/adventures_in_obsolescence.php?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Talking-Points-Memo+(Talking+Points+Memo%3A+by+Joshua+Micah+Marshall) [Original.]

Sunday 20:30 · @dret You're talking about the IMAP client? I found it OK for my Sun email. But you're right, the gmail client is way better. [Original, responding to @dret.]

Sunday 22:13 · @dailyshoot Looking Up Near Holyrood www.flickr.com/photos/timbray/4472588582/ #ds133 [Original, responding to @dailyshoot.]

Sunday 22:14 · @ebertchicago But I have warm feelings about Jeff Beck, so no. [Original, responding to @ebertchicago.]

Sunday 22:15 · @segphault So you'd remove the distinction between TextView and WebView? Hm. [Original, responding to @segphault.]

Sunday 22:39 · @al3x All remarks concerning Repo Men must canonically include a plug for the excellent 1984 film "Repo Man". [Original, responding to @al3x.]

Sunday 22:48 · Rubyists in Edinburgh: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/03/28/Scottish-Ruby-Conference [Original.]

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