Week ending Sunday 2010/05/30

Monday 08:25 · Android Application Error Reports: android-developers.blogspot.com/2010/05/google-feedback-for-android.html [Original.]

Monday 20:00 · Suspecting that 88% of all Internet volumes is currently BitTorrents of the Lost finale. [Original.]

Tuesday 08:47 · Wow, Matz wears a watch... kinda old-school innit? special.nikkeibp.co.jp/ts/article/0i0i/103733/calibre/index.html [Original.]

Tuesday 09:13 · I wanna go to a grey place: maps.google.com/maps/mpl?moduleurl=http://www.bluemoon.ee/~ahti/touristiness-map/touristiness-map.xml [Original.]

Tuesday 13:42 · The dragonfly is the world: www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/05/oil_reaches_louisiana_shores.html [Original.]

Tuesday 15:19 · Dalvik JIT: android-developers.blogspot.com/2010/05/dalvik-jit.html (and some evidence: twitter.com/headius/status/14542070448) [Original.]

Tuesday 15:30 · @aurynn Code has dropped: source.android.com/ [Original, responding to @aurynn.]

Tuesday 21:58 · Google App Engine 0.0.13 gems released jruby-appengine.blogspot.com/2010/05/google-app-engine-0013-gems-released.html (via @JohnWoodell) [Original.]

Tuesday 22:00 · David Byrne sues the governor of Florida. Good on him. journal.davidbyrne.com/2010/05/052510-yours-truly-vs-the-governor-of-florida.html [Original.]

Tuesday 23:28 · I/O 2010 Words and Faces: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/05/23/IO-Faces [Original.]

Tuesday 23:37 · @jobsworth That would depend which hemisphere you're in, n'est-ce pas? [Original, responding to @jobsworth.]

Wednesday 00:04 · @james_clark I am just totally not clicking on that link. [Original, responding to @james_clark.]

Wednesday 10:59 · Of course, the downside of returning to 1999-style tech conf energy is more "bought" product-pitch keynotes. #gluecon (via @xmlgrrl) [Original.]

Wednesday 13:26 · Embrace your inner couch-potato geek; Google TV is hiring: www.google.com/intl/en/jobs/uslocations/mountain-view/swe/embedded-linux-android-software-engineer-mountain-view/index.html [Original.]

Wednesday 17:44 · Stuffing bratwurst in my backpack. [Original.]

Wednesday 19:27 · . @duncan @gruber it's complicated... I tend to prefer VM-based systems to compiled-to-metal, but not because of method calls. [Original, responding to @duncan.]

Wednesday 23:33 · @pkedrosky Just watched it this evening. I found it reasonably satisfying. Large works are rarely tidy. #lost [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Wednesday 23:36 · Just got around to watching #lost finale. Where's the definitive piece of exegesis? [Original.]

Thursday 00:12 · A person who performs exegesis is called an "exegete". Thought you'd like to know. [Original.]

Thursday 11:17 · Apps that work together on iPad: www.zetetic.net/blog/2010/05/27/re-apps-that-work-together-on-ipad - Android devices have a "back" button and direct support in the SDK. Apple could add. [Original.]

Thursday 12:03 · Cloud To Device Messaging: android-developers.blogspot.com/2010/05/android-cloud-to-device-messaging.html (Extra-long and with sample code) [Original.]

Thursday 14:08 · @brentsimmons Mmmmmmm, tasty. Well, and smart, too. [Original, responding to @brentsimmons.]

Thursday 14:47 · @brentsimmons It seems that you're having fun at work. There are rules against that. [Original, responding to @brentsimmons.]

Thursday 21:57 · On "Lost", "Portal", and Art: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/05/27/On-Art [Original.]

Friday 08:55 · I understand that there are places in the Northern Hemisphere experiencing summer-like weather. *sobs* [Original.]

Friday 16:38 · Has any Adobe software updater ever worked reliably for anyone? Not sure whether it's tragedy or farce. [Original.]

Friday 17:03 · Life after death (online): www.penmachine.com/2010/05/digital-executors-your-online-stuff [Original.]

Friday 20:00 · Unlike apparently everyone, I'm not pissed at BP. You gonna live on fossil fuel, shit gonna happen. BP drew the short straw. [Original.]

Friday 23:35 · Unusual guitar solo: www.youtube.com/v/Im_-1H_sI8w [Original.]

Saturday 11:16 · @ebertchicago Plus, The Hot Spot had one of the truly great soundtrack albums: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2007/03/19/The-Hot-Spot #dennishopper [Original, responding to @ebertchicago.]

Saturday 13:51 · Strikes me as important: "Strike in China Highlights Gap in Workers’ Pay" www.nytimes.com/2010/05/29/business/global/29honda.html [Original.]

Saturday 22:00 · Heard on the radio, recommended: Gin Wigmore, www.ginwigmore.com.au/music/ [Original.]

Sunday 11:05 · @wycats Blog away. Your input deserves respect too. [Original, responding to @wycats.]

Sunday 14:23 · I think the Gulf disaster is a symptom. Treat the symptom, of course, but don't ignore the underlying disease. [Original.]

Sunday 14:28 · I think @tomiahonen is nearly always wrong (MMS & WAP are the future!?!?) but is a useful contrarian indicator. [Original.]

Sunday 20:42 · @kellyjeanne Sounds like it might be kinda fun in a low-rent way. [Original, responding to @kellyjeanne.]

Sunday 20:47 · This Gaza #flotilla story has the potential for real ugliness: www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/report-several-casualties-in-clash-between-gaza-aid-flotilla-israel-navy-1.293089 [Original.]

Sunday 22:47 · Listening to Ry Cooder's "The Slide Area" on nearly-virgin 28-year-old vinyl. Aaaaaaaaaaah. [Original.]


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