Week ending Sunday 2010/07/25

Monday 11:20 · Under-reported news last week: $GOOG didn't use BizWire or PRNewsWire for earnings. No problemo. Who needs ’em? www.irwebreport.com/daily/2010/07/19/google-drops-pr-wire-earnings-release/ [Original.]

Monday 11:33 · Ruby performance shootout: programmingzen.com/2010/07/19/the-great-ruby-shootout-july-2010/ [Original.]

Monday 14:44 · @becktold Hilarious. The notion that anyone who cares can't glance at investor.google.com is pure sci-fi. [Original, responding to @becktold.]

Monday 15:23 · @becktold Nope; just saying that in my opinion, for web-savvy companies, PR wires add no value for either the company or investors. [Original, responding to @becktold.]

Monday 16:33 · How to sell apps? www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/07/18/How-to-run-an-App-store [Original.]

Monday 18:34 · On the train to the plane to the train to #OSCON. See y'all there. [Original.]

Monday 23:07 · Celebrating Portland arrival for #oscon with a very decent IPA in the Lucia hotel bar. Mmmm tasty. [Original.]

Monday 23:17 · Paul Ford is always right; ignore at your peril: www.ftrain.com/editors-ship-dammit.html [Original.]

Tuesday 22:48 · At Powell's, read the Encyclopedia of Russian criminal tattoos. Ah, Portland. [Original.]

Wednesday 08:50 · @mathie The #scotruby location was lovely, I'd vote for staying there. [Original, responding to @mathie.]

Wednesday 09:45 · Wondering what I'd think about MeeGo if I weren't inside Android looking out. [Original.]

Thursday 09:59 · For some cheap but not-bad Apple/Android laughs, check out @timburks [Original, responding to @timburks.]

Thursday 10:30 · 2010 on course to be hottest year ever. Current top 10 are 2005, 2007, 2009, 1998, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2004, 2001, and 2008. (via @rlove) [Original.]

Thursday 14:06 · Enjoying Ilya Grigorik's no-BS talk about costs & benefits of event-based server code. www.oscon.com/oscon2010/public/schedule/detail/13709 [Original.]

Thursday 14:16 · @bascule This preso is all about fibers & EventMachine, very 1.9-oriented. [Original, responding to @bascule.]

Thursday 14:59 · "Pick two: Declarative programming, Data structures, Mutable state" - Jonathan Edwards [Original.]

Thursday 15:07 · Broad consensus at the EmergLangCamp: the way we program now sucks. I still manage to enjoy it myself sometimes. [Original.]

Thursday 16:04 · WS-I LOL www.oasis-open.org/news/oasis-news-2010-07-22.php [Original.]

Thursday 16:10 · Language designers are full of ideas new to me. Mmm tasty #emerginglangs [Original.]

Thursday 17:19 · Speakers at #emerginglangs seem to be having more fun than those in the #oscon mainstream. [Original.]

Friday 17:52 · D.P.H. www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/07/21/DPH [Original.]

Saturday 09:24 · @spam check @parthhzt [Original, responding to @parthhzt.]

Saturday 09:51 · AnandTech's *monster* extra-geeky DroidX review www.anandtech.com/show/3826/motorola-droid-x-thoroughly-reviewed/ Love the comparo pix at www.anandtech.com/show/3826/motorola-droid-x-thoroughly-reviewed/3 [Original.]

Saturday 09:56 · Emblems of Belief for Placement on Government Headstones: www.cem.va.gov/hm/hmemb.asp [Original.]

Saturday 18:11 · Illuminares is inside this year, www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=138371769512387&ref=mf I'm playing in the last musical set at 9:15PM, c'mon down. [Original.]

Sunday 11:03 · Fascinating post on JPEG compession; the answer is 70-76. regex.info/blog/lightroom-goodies/jpeg-quality [Original.]

Sunday 11:09 · Now I want to go to Liverpool so I can land at John Lennon airport, "above us only sky": www.liverpoolairport.com/ via @kvox [Original.]

Sunday 11:28 · I wonder what Contador's pharmaceutical secret sauce is? #TourDeFranceIsATravesty [Original.]

Sunday 11:36 · NetNewsWire has started locking up on a regular basis... just me? [Original.]

Sunday 15:01 · @meejeet Hmmm, he's calling for a full-on trade war. Historically these have not ended well. [Original, responding to @meejeet.]

Sunday 16:06 · @spam check @carmella789 [Original, responding to @carmella789.]

Sunday 22:26 · Five Pictures of OSCON: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/07/25/Five-Photos-of-OSCON [Original.]

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