Week ending Sunday 2010/04/25
Monday 10:01 ·
From @pogue's blog, Android Tries Harder: pogue.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/19/android-tries-harder/
Monday 10:18 ·
@gruber Hoping someone digs out the back story... sounds deliciously juicy.
[Original, responding to @gruber.]
Monday 13:25 ·
Downside: 3 days of spelunking Android Google app source to find the right button to push. Upsides: I learned lots; anyone can do this.
Monday 13:31 ·
@nelson Sabotage. It's definitive.
[Original, responding to @nelson.]
Monday 15:26 ·
Eclipse SPOD DIAF.
Monday 16:52 ·
@IanSkerrett Yeah, make it faster.
[Original, responding to @IanSkerrett.]
Monday 16:56 ·
Interesting: github reports 1,702 repositories matching "iphone", 1,278 for "android" (via @edd)
Monday 17:27 ·
@pkedrosky Maybe the only piece of Zep that keeps sounding better as the years go by.
[Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]
Monday 19:58 ·
see the sky about to rain
Monday 22:58 ·
tokyo camera style: tokyocamerastyle.com/
Tuesday 07:11 ·
The great librarian sex survey of 1992: willmanley.com/2010/04/11/will-unwound-78-the-1992-librarians-and-sex-survey-results-by-will-manley/ Really quite good.
Tuesday 11:27 ·
Flying above the crater, looking at the ash plume and lightning: www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EN5wPOkOoA
Tuesday 20:51 ·
@mathewi Looks super-promising; I'll be watching.
[Original, responding to @mathewi.]
Tuesday 22:27 ·
@yukihiro_matz I recommend Canon S90
[Original, responding to @yukihiro_matz.]
Wednesday 09:19 ·
HTC is pushing the Android UI along remarkably, not all 100% to my taste, but impressive work: www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzlFlK-1dNY
Wednesday 09:48 ·
@charlesarthur @gruber I enjoy Tomi. He's verbose and, well, wrong. But he publishes interesting & useful numbers.
[Original, responding to @charlesarthur.]
Wednesday 10:07 ·
Wow, John Cowan is on the market: recycledknowledge.blogspot.com/2010/04/rumors-that-ive-left-google-are-true.html He knows approximately everything, won't be available for long.
Wednesday 17:40 ·
Wednesday 19:25 ·
@kolchy Your feed reader is buggy.
[Original, responding to @kolchy.]
Wednesday 19:30 ·
Engadget ought to be paying the Android group a royalty, seems like half their coverage is one A-device or another.
Wednesday 20:57 ·
Got my 30" display today. Good: I realize that anything less is dangerously inadequate. Bad: I can't see my office any more.
Wednesday 20:58 ·
@Atrios I have a rare "VRML 95" conference T-shirt; we were so sure we had all the answers, back then...
[Original, responding to @Atrios.]
Wednesday 22:13 ·
@vambenepe I think that's a very common pattern, and there's nothing wrong with it.
[Original, responding to @vambenepe.]
Wednesday 22:43 ·
Fave tag just now: #regicide
Wednesday 23:16 ·
@pphaneuf Cromwell's more my style.
[Original, responding to @pphaneuf.]
Thursday 11:14 ·
Android on the iPhone, linuxoniphone.blogspot.com/2010/04/ive-been-working-on-this-quietly-in.html - cool, but it'll never catch on, any device without a "back" button is crippled.
Thursday 11:28 ·
“The hottest places in hell are reserved for those, who in time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality” - Dante #earthday /via @kk
Thursday 12:29 ·
RT @Lufthansa_USA: If you can help us get in touch with Gray Powell, we’d like to fly him to Munich twitpic.com/1hjhmv (via @stevej)
Thursday 12:31 ·
It's weird when I'm debugging my app on my phone and a call comes in. Works fine. Pops back to app on hang-up. But weird.
Thursday 12:35 ·
@joshtpm You're supposed to come out ahead on the deal, they tell me.
[Original, responding to @joshtpm.]
Thursday 21:12 ·
@al3x Steampunk charm. Give it a rubdown with a vinegar-dampened cloth to intensify the effect. Also consider fake-crack screen decals.
[Original, responding to @al3x.]
Thursday 22:55 ·
Finding some weird but not terrible stuff among my old vinyl: "Unorthodox Behavior" by Brand X.
Friday 06:39 ·
Friday 07:19 ·
Realistically, the proportion of people who, like me, find Facebook's plans profoundly creepy, is probably pretty small.
Friday 08:48 ·
@ebertchicago Even better, read Huck Finn to a kid. My 8yr-old was riveted.
[Original, responding to @ebertchicago.]
Friday 08:49 ·
@jasonfried Laws of explanation: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2004/01/13/LawOfConversation
[Original, responding to @jasonfried.]
Friday 08:54 ·
OK, now that's cool: www.rubythere.com/
Friday 13:36 ·
For Friday afternoon, P-vs-NP Computer Science Musical Theater. Well, sorta: www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjUEEHTyhdA
Friday 18:21 ·
Got to hold friend's 8 week old baby. So tiny. Bright little eyes taking it all in.
Friday 22:02 ·
That hockey game got seriously ugly.
Saturday 08:43 ·
Checking out the much-ballyhooed IPL on YouTube. Picture only barely OK. One ad after each over; they're charming.
Saturday 13:32 ·
@rael The prediction is good and getting better and, yeah, you can get pretty fast with practice. But I'd like a real keyboard again.
[Original, responding to @rael.]
Saturday 15:41 ·
@jobsworth And I suppose you disapprove of garlic presses...
[Original, responding to @jobsworth.]
Sunday 11:06 ·
Any device that fits in a pocket/purse has a large advantage over any device that doesn't.
Sunday 11:16 ·
Thus, there are huge wins in figuring out how to make pocket devices do larger-form-factor things.
Sunday 20:15 ·
Whatever the Kings are paying Doughty, it's not enough.
Sunday 20:33 ·
Sunday 20:53 ·
@gruber I carried a Tom Bihn for the last couple of years, suckers are built like Russian tanks. Bet they'll have an iPad model soon.
[Original, responding to @gruber.]
Sunday 20:57 ·
I am a Canadian Craft Brewer. mmmmmmmmmahhhh: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0O0Jo9azK8