Week ending Sunday 2010/10/10

Tuesday 03:04 · JAOO, successful long-running Euro software conference, rebrands itself as "goto;" No, that's not a joke. #jaoo [Original.]

Tuesday 08:26 · Looks like I'm going to have some free time in Copenhagen Wednesday evening. Ideas? [Original.]

Tuesday 11:50 · "Announcing the Prairie Developer Conference 2011!" /by @Darcy_Lussier: geekswithblogs.net/dlussier/archive/2010/10/04/142094.aspx #CdnDevs #Regina (via @jbristowe) [Original.]

Tuesday 16:36 · What can you get for $120M? brianshall.com/content/what-can-you-get-120-million-american-dollars [Original.]

Wednesday 00:08 · Just spent like 20 minutes reading today's XKCD. Wow. [Original.]

Wednesday 06:09 · ♫ The train, full of Danes, glides smoothly o'er the plain ♫ (and has WiFI) [Original.]

Wednesday 06:11 · @blaine Hah, I'm tweeting from a train, sneering at your egregious carbon load [Original, responding to @blaine.]

Wednesday 10:12 · @mikeloukides wondering why you & James are chanting BigCo marketing fluff. [Original, responding to @mikeloukides.]

Wednesday 12:22 · Is Crackle the new hotness? latimesblogs.latimes.com/entertainmentnewsbuzz/2010/10/sonys-crackle-movie-and-tv-streaming-service-debuts-on-android.html [Original.]

Wednesday 12:39 · @warrenellis We're all Hiding Something Important from you. [Original, responding to @warrenellis.]

Wednesday 22:23 · CPH=>LHR=>YVR ahhhhhhhhhhh. Put brain into travel-autoblank mode... [Original.]

Thursday 02:17 · Axiom: Flights to Vancouver always leave from the most remote possible gate in whatever terminal. [Original.]

Thursday 16:15 · The Robot Road: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/10/07/Robot-Road [Original.]

Thursday 17:19 · Me, on the attack: twitpic.com/2ugo26 (via @agektmr, who survived) [Original.]

Thursday 22:03 · @headius the Internet. [Original, responding to @headius.]

Thursday 22:16 · Microsoft + Adobe = Microbe, obviously (not my invention, stolen from an internal buzz) [Original.]

Thursday 22:32 · There seem to be 500+ people following me on Quora and I've never done anything there. WTF? [Original.]

Thursday 22:48 · There. I answered a question. #quora [Original.]

Thursday 22:54 · OK, there's a certain fascination to picking a few topics and watching the open (0-answer) question flow. #quora [Original.]

Thursday 23:12 · I flew over the Alberta tar sands today on the way home from Europe. Totally mind-boggling. [Original.]

Friday 00:02 · @airdrie Hang in, good luck. [Original, responding to @airdrie.]

Friday 00:04 · @james_clark James, if you want to *listen*, get speakers [Original, responding to @james_clark.]

Friday 00:12 · Browsing on my #galaxytab, still running on its Danish-hotel charge. These tweets powered by Euro-electrons. [Original.]

Friday 08:54 · I wake up to discover that Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace prize. Smiling. Those Norwegians have good judgment and also courage. [Original.]

Friday 14:37 · Friday afternoon funnies (scroll down a bit) www.amazon.com/Denon-AKDL1-Dedicated-Link-Cable/dp/B000I1X6PM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1286567365&sr=8-1 [Original.]

Friday 17:14 · @ezmobius Oh, right, 483M of Spring code to be replaced with a 200-line Rack plugin? Gotta like that. [Original, responding to @ezmobius.]

Friday 21:06 · A high proportion of the baseball-playoff ads are clearly aimed at a female demographic; interesting. [Original.]

Friday 21:28 · @pkedrosky FWIW that has a name: Gall's Law [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Friday 22:13 · One could learn to like the Braves [Original.]

Friday 23:00 · Current late-night vinyl: Stan Rogers' Between the Breaks. Known only to Canadians of a certain age; sublime. [Original.]

Saturday 00:31 · @joshbloch Maybe all it takes is being of A Certain Age, then <snicker> [Original, responding to @joshbloch.]

Saturday 10:24 · Airhead analyst armwaving; iPad market share might be 80%, might be 10%, NOBODY KNOWS digitaldaily.allthingsd.com/20101009/tk-apple-will-control-half-of-the-tablet-market-tk/ [Original.]

Saturday 14:28 · Alice in Wonderland+Tao Te Ching=@WonderTao. First entries promising (via @gnat) [Original.]

Saturday 19:40 · Now, that's getting a little weird: galaxytab-cases.comhttp/galaxytab-cases.com/ [Original.]

Sunday 09:28 · People always asking me what Android to buy. I say "Important thing is to stop watching news the day after". alexking.org/blog/2010/10/07/the-droid-im-looking-for [Original.]

Sunday 15:06 · The government of China lives in such fear of its citizens. edition.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/asiapcf/10/10/china.nobel.wife/index.html [Original.]

Sunday 16:26 · Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme. Which is to say, turkey stuffing. #CanadianThanksgiving [Original.]

Sunday 16:44 · Ten theses on tablets, based in part on a month with the #galaxytab www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/10/09/Theses-on-Tablets [Original.]

Sunday 23:15 · @spam check @alluneedfree [Original, responding to @alluneedfree.]

Sunday 23:18 · .@counternotions: Last sentence of Google mouthpiece @timbray's comparison of Tab vs.iPad:"I haven’t the faintest idea."(& that sums it up) [Original.]

Sunday 23:44 · @rich_kilmer Hey Rich, what you building? [Original, responding to @rich_kilmer.]


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