Week ending Sunday 2010/09/12

Monday 05:13 · @roy100 I guess I should finish writing it then... [Original, responding to @roy100.]

Monday 23:57 · In Mainz to speak at mobiletechcon.de/ BTW, my first-ever speech in my official capacity since joining G. [Original.]

Tuesday 00:02 · I'm a little more optimistic than VentureBeat about Nokia: mobile.venturebeat.com/2010/09/06/nokia-to-finally-confront-iphone-android-with-new-n8-and-e7-smartphones-next-week/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Venturebeat+(VentureBeat) (cool that they have a guy named "Hardawar" writing hardware) [Original.]

Tuesday 00:22 · @shita Don't use much color except for #A4C639. See www.android.com/branding.html [Original, responding to @shita.]

Tuesday 00:26 · If you're in Mainz, come on over to Rheingoldhalle for Mobile Night tonight - open to all. [Original.]

Tuesday 00:36 · Interesting that Adium sorts Çelik after Conway, before Day. Is that right? [Original.]

Tuesday 00:53 · @Scobleizer Well, except for, the term "smartphone", as used in mobile-market reports, no longer means anything. [Original, responding to @Scobleizer.]

Tuesday 05:14 · Played with a WIndows Phone 7 prototype at #mtc10 Cool that the UI looks so different from everything else. [Original.]

Tuesday 05:52 · Attending intro-to-Bada at #mtc10 I'm totally tabula rasa on the subject [Original.]

Tuesday 08:15 · I quite enjoy @Queen_UK [Original, responding to @Queen_UK.]

Tuesday 09:17 · @lisarein Wearing a hat is a major advantage. Portable peek-a-boo. [Original, responding to @lisarein.]

Tuesday 23:06 · No "Zero History" in Frankfurt airport. Guess it's Stieg Larsson for me. [Original.]

Wednesday 13:07 · @ricowyder Hah... that was fun. The table was *totally* tilted against my side. [Original, responding to @ricowyder.]

Wednesday 13:22 · I thought Angry Birds was boring. Obviously I'm weird. [Original.]

Wednesday 13:29 · Upgrade fail disadvantage: Claustrophobic discomfort. Advantage: You can read a whole Stieg Larsson on FRA=>SEA. [Original.]

Wednesday 21:59 · @anildash Conversely, neither does one hear "That person flaming me is super-smart." [Original, responding to @anildash.]

Thursday 10:53 · It seems like a big deal to me that the new Apple review guidelines are written in human-readable prose. This is hard for companies to do. [Original.]

Thursday 11:00 · Speaking as a father of two, www.google.com/familysafety/ looks good. [Original.]

Thursday 11:36 · I would *kill* to know how this was sawed off: www.eweek.com/c/a/Data-Storage/NetApp-Oracle-Settle-Old-Patent-Litigation-Over-ZFS-121130/ My bet would be nobody-pays-anybody. [Original.]

Thursday 13:28 · I was using GMaps for walking around Mainz earlier this week. Thought it was pretty good, but they've juiced it: googlemobile.blogspot.com/2010/09/walk-this-way.html [Original.]

Thursday 13:30 · This is morally complex: www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5iCOmq6xX87ErMuEs3Or3tgqY5vDA I think I'd probably do the same as RackSpace, but... [Original.]

Thursday 20:59 · Problem isn't some ignorant redneck burning a book. Problem is rewarding his stupidity with attention. [Original.]

Thursday 21:40 · Bookmarked a Fedex package tracker. Thinking there's an unboxing video in my future. [Original.]

Thursday 22:04 · On a nice lady's kitchen wall, Home Tweet Home: www.tbray.org/tmp/hth.jpg [Original.]

Friday 13:54 · Just got my Galaxy Tab. Alas no box, thus no unboxing. But stand by for reportage. Currently: Can't figure out how to fit the SIM in... [Original.]

Friday 16:41 · @sogrady Only had it a couple hours :) [Original, responding to @sogrady.]

Friday 18:55 · @sogrady the claim is 7 hours of video. Will report, but with caveats; software is somewhat pre-release [Original, responding to @sogrady.]

Friday 21:25 · @pkedrosky *internal* Buzz at Google is incredibly useful. [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Friday 21:26 · I guess the online equivalent of a couch potato would be a You-tuber. *rimshot* [Original.]

Friday 22:59 · Taken with the Galaxy Tab camera: www.flickr.com/photos/timbray/4978925472/ #galaxytab [Original.]

Saturday 00:31 · Tonight's late-night vinyl: Motor Booty Affair. These days, it sounds gentle and nuanced. [Original.]

Saturday 00:38 · Nobody before or since has ever sounded anything like P/Funk. That's a major compliment. [Original.]

Saturday 17:06 · Preaching race hatred is now normal behavior for US conservatives www.nytimes.com/2010/09/12/opinion/12kristof.html [Original.]

Saturday 19:18 · @rich_kilmer "just as bad"? And whose life did I call cheap? [Original, responding to @rich_kilmer.]

Saturday 19:57 · @rich_kilmer Beck, Limbaugh, Palin, etc are peddling tribal hate, millions are following, and the Republicans are condoning with silence [Original, responding to @rich_kilmer.]

Saturday 19:58 · @rich_kilmer No context excuses "An X's life is cheap" for any value of X. [Original, responding to @rich_kilmer.]

Saturday 22:33 · Tab in my pocket: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/09/10/Galaxy-Tab-in-my-Pocket [Original.]

Saturday 22:36 · @Skud Very California [Original, responding to @Skud.]

Saturday 22:56 · @tenderlove That's deeply unsettling. [Original, responding to @tenderlove.]

Sunday 00:30 · @UnkiD4n don't have an iPad. I only report what I experience. [Original, responding to @UnkiD4n.]

Sunday 08:28 · @pragdave That's deeply wrong [Original, responding to @pragdave.]

Sunday 13:43 · #galaxytab was fully charged Sat morning; now showing 50%. Haven't been using it *that* much, but still... [Original.]

Sunday 20:25 · @fnerg Got some good benchmarks? [Original, responding to @fnerg.]

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