Week ending Sunday 2010/11/07

Monday 03:24 · Users often prefer browsers to apps, says study: www.emarketer.com/mobile/article_m.aspx?R=1008010 - matches my own intuition. [Original.]

Monday 04:22 · @MarquisDeBytes I like Twidroyd [Original, responding to @MarquisDeBytes.]

Monday 08:15 · Hey, new competition: Blekko.com. Not bad, check out blekko.com/ws/http:%2F%2Fwww.tbray.org%2Fongoing%2F+/seo [Original.]

Monday 19:42 · @rabble Turns out it was originally named for the now-defunct "New York World" newspaper, an early sponsor. [Original, responding to @rabble.]

Monday 19:46 · I can report that the win was popular in the lobby bar of the Buenos Aires Hilton. [Original.]

Monday 19:51 · @rabble sigh, I hate being Snopesed. It sounded so plausible. [Original, responding to @rabble.]

Tuesday 13:30 · @fraserspeirs Hmm... I thought Engadget's findings were about the same as mine. Still really enjoying having it my pocket. [Original, responding to @fraserspeirs.]

Tuesday 13:35 · Roger Angell is 90, saw Babe Ruth play; still writes baseball, beautifully: www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/sportingscene/2010/11/giants-win.html [Original.]

Tuesday 13:36 · @fraserspeirs Yeah, saw that. But Engadget's experience matched mine. Wonder what gives? Never fails to make it to bedtime. [Original, responding to @fraserspeirs.]

Tuesday 13:38 · .@fraserspeirs I am shocked, shocked I say, to hear there is shilling on Tim Bray's blog. "Your payola, sir." (via @mdhughes) [Original.]

Tuesday 14:28 · First-person shooter: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/11/02/First-Person-Shooter [Original.]

Tuesday 20:10 · I have to say, in Argentina they know how to treat a dead cow. [Original.]

Wednesday 04:19 · Oh joy. Chilean airlines is on strike and here we are in a lousy part of Buenos Aires airport waiting for news. [Original.]

Wednesday 05:58 · @charlesarthur Does for me. Might you have hit the rotate lock in the status-bar pulldown? [Original, responding to @charlesarthur.]

Wednesday 11:15 · Hey, it's grey and mild, there are mountains and traffic jams. Back on the West Coast. ┬íHola Santiago! [Original.]

Wednesday 15:29 · @cbeust Real programmers debug with printf [Original, responding to @cbeust.]

Wednesday 19:11 · @mezzoblue Cars [Original, responding to @mezzoblue.]

Thursday 13:45 · @headius Would such solutions be better or worse? [Original, responding to @headius.]

Friday 12:43 · Heading for t'other hemisphere, heart full of smiles put there by people in this one. Thank you for all the South American warmth! [Original.]

Saturday 10:24 · Eeeeek, this hemisphere is COLD. [Original.]

Saturday 11:57 · For now I can find when X said Y on Twitter by Google search for Y within twitter.com/X - hope this continues to work in #newtwitter [Original.]

Saturday 12:07 · @brixen Y not? [Original, responding to @brixen.]

Saturday 12:55 · @tug Ooooooooooooooh [Original, responding to @tug.]

Saturday 15:01 · Hah, the Pentax tribe has a spring in its step today: dxomark.com/index.php/en/Our-publications/DxOMark-reviews/DxOMark-review-for-the-Pentax-K5 (and dxomark.com/index.php/en/Camera-Sensor/Sensor-rankings) Hadn't been planning to upgrade... [Original.]

Saturday 15:51 · @davidascher Banana Leaf. The Reef. Canteen Mitra. [Original, responding to @davidascher.]

Saturday 16:26 · Turismo: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/11/06/Turismo-Sudeamericano [Original.]

Saturday 20:13 · @romainguy Let me know if you find one. [Original, responding to @romainguy.]

Sunday 10:04 · Internet is broken. (Harry Potter YouTube trailer downloading slow, children irritated) [Original.]

Sunday 14:49 · @headius Hmm, "JIS" is heavily ambiguous, there were several JIS encodings of Japanese. AFAIK Unicode captures 100% of 208 & 212. [Original, responding to @headius.]

Sunday 14:50 · @michaelneale Actually I said UTF-8 is kinda racist: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2003/04/26/UTF [Original, responding to @michaelneale.]

Sunday 16:19 · @headius I yield to no-one in the height of my pedantry. I thought Unicode encompassed all of Shift-JIS, but it's been a while. [Original, responding to @headius.]

Sunday 17:22 · Eek, somehow got Lightroom into "Auto-sync" mode and trashed hours and hours of editing work on dozens of pix. [Original.]

Sunday 18:02 · @romainguy Yeah, I'm pretty Lr-experienced. Doesn't seem to work in the case where the edits were via the sync thing :( [Original, responding to @romainguy.]

Sunday 19:21 · @romainguy Hah! Found it... the History tab in Develop mode. [Original, responding to @romainguy.]

Sunday 20:27 · Orchestral reflections: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/11/07/Ferry-Terminal-at-Colonia [Original.]

Sunday 20:37 · If I weren't traveled out, I'd totally go: conference2010.meego.com/ #MeeGoConf [Original.]

Sunday 23:53 · @dsmcl Urgh that sucks... Hope you've got something to read. Hang in [Original, responding to @dsmcl.]


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