Week ending Sunday 2011/01/23

Monday 17:42 · Korean colleague, because I'm in Vancouver, asks for an intro to "a Lululemon exec". Anybody know one of those? Sounds worthwhile. [Original.]

Monday 18:22 · Can't wait for Hariri indictment to leak. [Original.]

Monday 19:11 · Fortunately, there are some things Android doesn't make easy: stackoverflow.com/questions/4715904/make-background-calls-android [Original.]

Monday 20:04 · @aharpaz That crap requires a rooted phone. [Original, responding to @aharpaz.]

Monday 21:29 · @isknight Oh, we need MG around to remind us that we're pathetic and doomed despite all those encouraging growth numbers. [Original, responding to @isknight.]

Monday 21:29 · @tenderlove But it's extremely useful as a tool in poking fun. [Original, responding to @tenderlove.]

Monday 21:32 · @brixen If the victim is using a rooted device and lets you install apps on it... [Original, responding to @brixen.]

Monday 21:33 · @sayrer Refresh www.tbray.org/atompub/ouch a few times. [Original, responding to @sayrer.]

Monday 21:55 · Interviews at a Chinese rock festival. Semi-NSFW. I found some oddly moving: www.insidegfw.comhttp/www.insidegfw.com/?p=430 [Original.]

Tuesday 06:13 · O hai pls mv SFO somewhere w/less fog. kthksbye [Original.]

Tuesday 06:19 · @rabble Not from Vancouver, sigh [Original, responding to @rabble.]

Tuesday 07:08 · Sitting at YVR on "fog delay". People mailing me "Drove past SFO, it's crystal-clear." WTF UA!? [Original.]

Tuesday 12:59 · I suppose it's a good thing that HTML5 got some branding. Fortunately, most of the HTML5 apps I've seen are prettier than the logo. [Original.]

Wednesday 07:45 · @siracusa yep, it's a problem: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/08/23/Tweet-Injection [Original, responding to @siracusa.]

Wednesday 09:29 · @stshank You can do it with rsync but it requires some discipline about where you sync [Original, responding to @stshank.]

Wednesday 14:27 · So, Elastic Beanstalk == Tomcat as a service. Cool. [Original.]

Wednesday 17:26 · The Xphone: www.youtube.com/watch?v=udlxr8t1nZM [Original.]

Wednesday 19:27 · At #churchillclub Ellsberg is apocalyptic in predicting de facto US Official Secrets act [Original.]

Wednesday 19:51 · Libertarians baffle me [Original.]

Wednesday 20:10 · This #churchillclub thing is awfully US-centric; Wikileaks persists because you can step outside America [Original.]

Wednesday 20:50 · At #ch [Original.]

Wednesday 20:51 · at #churchillclub, Ellsberg is a walking Overton window. Terrific. [Original.]

Wednesday 22:05 · Sitting in my hotel room in the Valley, getting 4.25M down 1.71M up via my Nexus-S hotspot, paying hotel nothing. [Original.]

Wednesday 22:06 · @gruber Quite a few people here write software for it. [Original, responding to @gruber.]

Wednesday 22:20 · Hope it's not disloyal to link to COMPLETELY DEMENTED Android-related video www.youtube.com/user/gbell3000 [Original.]

Wednesday 22:29 · @gruber You wrote about that last year. The msft-vs-the-world thing was deeply cultural, this is much less so. [Original, responding to @gruber.]

Thursday 23:08 · Feeling sorry for journos forced to pretend they have something to add to the bare facts of the Google-CEO story. [Original.]

Thursday 23:10 · @lrz I'm sure you'll find an opportunity to slip that into a workplace conversation real soon now [Original, responding to @lrz.]

Thursday 23:29 · Unfriending: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/01/20/Fixing-Facebook [Original.]

Friday 09:18 · You can't imagine how much the search people here care about this: googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/01/google-search-and-search-engine-spam.html They're driven. [Original.]

Friday 19:35 · @longword Definitely don't [Original, responding to @longword.]

Saturday 15:12 · At a busy mall on Saturday (shudder), in the Apple store all the energy/crowding was around the iPad table. [Original.]

Saturday 15:14 · @spam check out @CherieDantonio6 [Original, responding to @CherieDantonio6.]

Saturday 19:38 · Now, there's a satisfying Wikipedia edit: en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Teaching_grandmother_to_suck_eggs&diff=409485343&oldid=404498088 [Original.]

Saturday 19:39 · Eggses! [Original.]

Saturday 21:09 · Chinese idiom for being censored off the Net: "Harmonized" www.nytimes.com/2011/01/23/opinion/23kristof.html I think that usage has legs. [Original.]

Sunday 07:33 · @asymco Unbelievably high. Possible data problem? [Original, responding to @asymco.]

Sunday 09:58 · "We are humans, not machines": humanstxt.org/ But should be /.well-known/humans.txt, see draft-hammer-hostmeta [Original.]

Sunday 10:10 · Demographia's International Housing Affordability Survey (PDF): demographia.com/dhi.pdf [Original.]

Sunday 11:32 · @talideon Hah, hadn't noticed the promotion; cool [Original, responding to @talideon.]

Sunday 11:38 · Al Jazeera is promising a juicy news drop today, watch #palestinepapers [Original.]

Sunday 13:16 · I thought Urlacher was supposed to be good. [Original.]

Sunday 13:29 · I have to say, I love that hokey retro "Rule the Air" logo. [Original.]

Sunday 13:41 · My Experiences as a Female Software Engineer: www.jeanhsu.comhttp/www.jeanhsu.com/?p=134 [Original.]

Sunday 14:31 · Now that I'm in the biz, I'm a connoisseur of mobile-tech ads, and boy are there ever a lot on big football games. [Original.]

Sunday 15:17 · #palestinepapers All the awful stuff you might've imagined about the "peace" process: True. www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/jan/23/palestinian-papers-fig-leaf-editorial [Original.]

Sunday 15:35 · Nobody ever said that playoff football was necessarily good football. [Original.]

Sunday 15:41 · "bury the stateful filth in a well marked shallow grave and whistle past it" Bracha on monads & actors. gbracha.blogspot.com/2011/01/maybe-monads-might-not-matter.html +1 from me [Original.]

Sunday 16:51 · @migueldeicaza Man, there sure are a lot of IP-law experts out there. You too? [Original, responding to @migueldeicaza.]

Sunday 17:06 · Well, maybe that's enough football for today. #playoffFail [Original.]

Sunday 18:06 · @segphault Greener hardware [Original, responding to @segphault.]

Sunday 20:45 · The term "social media" is so 2010. [Original.]

Sunday 21:23 · Hey XKCD, aren't there three instances of "Hey" after "na na na na"? In the song not the title I mean. [Original.]

Sunday 21:44 · @mattcutts My vice, in those situations, is Left 4 Dead or something equally trashy. [Original, responding to @mattcutts.]

Sunday 22:40 · @codinghorror Looks good, but doesn't run on Mac, so doesn't exist. [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Sunday 23:36 · @michaelelliot Well, and the Halo games and Portal and Left 4 Dead 2 etc etc. Steam's got tons of 'em. No good racers though. [Original, responding to @michaelelliot.]

Sunday 23:39 · Under construction www.shep.ca/ (via @mattwynne) [Original.]

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