Week ending Sunday 2011/02/13

Monday 00:34 · WF2: That’s All, Folks: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/02/07/WF-All-Done [Original.]

Monday 00:48 · @codinghorror I want something that combines the good bits of Ruby and Erlang. [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Monday 01:15 · @codinghorror Depends on your problem. Server-side Web code suffers much less. Lots of pain points outside that domain. [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Monday 08:20 · A blog of letterheads: www.letterheady.com/ [Original.]

Monday 09:41 · There was some web site I saw last year that aggregated all the interesting tech conferences... ring a bell, anyone? #LazyTweet [Original.]

Monday 09:47 · Ah, lanyrd.com [Original.]

Monday 09:56 · @JulieLeung It'd be cool if you'd write about it [Original, responding to @JulieLeung.]

Monday 10:36 · RT @Ghonim: Freedom is a bless that deserves fighting for it. #Jan25 [Original.]

Monday 10:44 · Yow, Google IO sold out more or less instantly. [Original.]

Monday 11:41 · @rabble Only step up from Moscone W in Bay Area is the whole-Moscone thing. Urgh. [Original, responding to @rabble.]

Monday 12:47 · @rabble We could probably fill it. Problem is that the whole-Moscone experience *sucks* [Original, responding to @rabble.]

Monday 16:43 · NFC is gonna be a big deal: codebutler.com/announcing-farebot-for-android [Original.]

Monday 20:31 · @mathewi There was a time when every literate male in Canada was at least partly in love with Ms Musgrave. [Original, responding to @mathewi.]

Monday 21:34 · NetNewsWire/GReader sync rather flaky for me. Certain feeds appear only in GReader. Irritating. Why? [Original.]

Monday 22:30 · @pkedrosky My first job out of school was at DEC, when KO & his team were flushing it down the toilet. So never could muster warm feelings. [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Monday 22:30 · @Skud I like it a whole lot. [Original, responding to @Skud.]

Monday 22:38 · @Skud Yes, OSCON in general. Mind you, it helps that Portland is so loveable. [Original, responding to @Skud.]

Tuesday 07:17 · @shanecurcuru lanyrd.com [Original, responding to @shanecurcuru.]

Tuesday 10:33 · "Alien Dalvik" by Myriad (of whom I know little). Runs on Meego, they say: www.myriadgroup.com/Media-Centre/News/Myriad-Announces-Alien%20Dalvik-Enables-Android-Apps-to-Run-on-Non-Android-Phones.aspx [Original.]

Tuesday 10:34 · RT @EmiR: Une image que jamais vous ne verrez dans aucun journal français : twitpic.com/3xo1lw #Egypt [Original.]

Tuesday 11:17 · @pgib Does it sync correctly with G reader? [Original, responding to @pgib.]

Tuesday 12:15 · @segphault Heh, we need an "interesting-conference host consortium". At least IO is only 2 days. [Original, responding to @segphault.]

Tuesday 12:58 · I love Horace Dediu's graphs: www.asymco.com/2011/02/08/android-and-iphone-conquistadors-or-pioneers/ [Original.]

Tuesday 14:05 · IPV6 turn-up starting to happen? blog.comcast.com/2011/01/comcast-activates-first-users-with-ipv6-native-dual-stack-over-docsis.html [Original.]

Tuesday 15:01 · I'm an Emacs guy, but Vimium is pretty attractive: [Original.]

Tuesday 15:05 · @aaronsw One standard proposal is to have a carbon tax that's guaranteed to go up steadily from year to year. [Original, responding to @aaronsw.]

Tuesday 15:11 · @aaronsw Theory is that putting a real and rising cost on the externality achieves the desired effect more simply than with a cap. [Original, responding to @aaronsw.]

Tuesday 15:12 · @vambenepe It is now, this being a living language. [Original, responding to @vambenepe.]

Tuesday 17:09 · @CompEBarbie I love Emacs but I use Eclipse for Android work [Original, responding to @CompEBarbie.]

Tuesday 17:36 · @brentsimmons I'm thinking of the Cake song. Do your fingernails shine like justice? [Original, responding to @brentsimmons.]

Wednesday 00:33 · Whatever you think of Nokia's chances & choices, that's a fucking good memo. [Original.]

Wednesday 00:34 · @anildash Welcome to the Other Side. Take pictures. [Original, responding to @anildash.]

Wednesday 09:13 · Tomi: Elop is wrong and he didn't say it anyhow and Nokia's doing fine, no platforms burning here: communities-dominate.blogs.com/brands/2011/02/why-nokia-os-strategy-is-right-for-nokia-and-shift-to-android-or-phone-7-would-be-madness-now.html [Original.]

Wednesday 14:10 · Can this possibly be correct? digitaldaily.allthingsd.com/files/2011/02/Nok_RDbreakdown.jpg [Original.]

Wednesday 18:49 · Being a writer is a weird job: www.yarnharlot.ca/blog/archives/2011/02/09/thoughts_from_inside_a_manuscript.html [Original.]

Wednesday 20:40 · RT: @bascule: _why's album "In the Faxed Atmosphere" is available on Amazon: www.amazon.com/In-the-Faxed-Atmosphere/dp/B0013M9ZS2 [Original.]

Wednesday 21:23 · Death to hashbangs! www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/02/09/Hash-Blecch [Original.]

Wednesday 21:58 · Already tweeted all over the place, but I can't help joining in. Walk Like an Egyptian: www.youtube.com/watch?v=PS0P7w4YCDI [Original.]

Wednesday 22:29 · Having posted that other Walk Like an Egyptian, have to do this too: www.flickr.com/photos/adnan_ali/5423407099/ [Original.]

Wednesday 23:25 · Herodotus' Wikipedia entry is rambling, discursive, poorly organized, and charming. Just like Herodotus' writing. [Original.]

Thursday 09:14 · On the Internet it's OK to link to funny cat pix, even if they're sick & twisted: https://gimmebar.com/view/4d54147fab4979f76b00022e [Original.]

Thursday 09:31 · @Carnage4Life Absolutely not true. I have no inside info and no subtext. Being senior mgmt in the tech sphere is *hard*. [Original, responding to @Carnage4Life.]

Thursday 09:33 · Ahem. I have no inside info on Nokia. What I said is also true of every other handset-maker CEO. Core prob in technology mgmt. [Original.]

Thursday 09:38 · @spam check @lyn_Lopez102 [Original, responding to @lyn_Lopez102.]

Thursday 09:42 · I took the damn Tweet down. I am not a Google exec. I have no inside info. Jeepers. [Original.]

Thursday 10:43 · 2-factor authent for your Google account. Very highly recommended: googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/02/advanced-sign-in-security-for-your.html [Original.]

Thursday 13:45 · Egyptian VP & torturer-in-chief asks people to tune out satellite TV and going home. [Original.]

Thursday 16:55 · @sunghu Twidroyd [Original, responding to @sunghu.]

Thursday 17:31 · @dret You're in a browser. Click on the link. Go to the market. Tell it to download to your phone. [Original, responding to @dret.]

Friday 00:00 · www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2011/feb11/02-11partnership.mspx [Original.]

Friday 00:08 · @RWW Suggest you not refer to newly-launched products that may or may not succeed as "solutions" [Original, responding to @RWW.]

Friday 00:30 · RT @c_pruett: Emo Cow. yfrog.com/h2mfwubj [Original.]

Friday 00:33 · conversations.nokia.com/2011/02/11/open-letter-from-ceo-stephen-elop-nokia-and-ceo-steve-ballmer-microsoft/ [Original.]

Friday 08:57 · Those predicting how this NoSoft thing will play out are on very thin ice. Too many moving parts. [Original.]

Friday 09:04 · 28 days to dump Ben Ali. Mubarak only 18. Interesting trend... [Original.]

Friday 09:15 · Old left-wing chant: "The people united can never be defeated." True dat. #egypt [Original.]

Friday 09:57 · @georgiastraight You mean *over*estimated [Original, responding to @georgiastraight.]

Friday 10:49 · Pythonistas: IETF RFP to build a new RFC formatter, python preferred: iaoc.ietf.org/documents/XML2RFC-Development-RFP-2011-02-11.pdf (PDF) [Original.]

Friday 11:16 · As usual, we're hiring: www.google.com/intl/en/jobs/search/index.html#q=android [Original.]

Friday 11:32 · Not Dead Yet: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Java by @sogrady redmonk.com/sogrady/2011/02/11/rise-and-fall-and-rise-of-java/ [Original.]

Friday 13:48 · @jbqueru @alsutton @simpligility Yeah, he has to be close enough so they can hit him and throw things at him. [Original, responding to @jbqueru.]

Friday 13:54 · Don't know who "karasuyamatenguの日記" is, he/she did a hashbang follow-on that seems wildly popular: d.hatena.ne.jp/karasuyamatengu/20110210/1297363019 [Original.]

Friday 14:16 · Egypt's euphoria: www.economist.com/blogs/democracyinamerica/2011/02/day_joy (Beautiful piece, captures my feelings) [Original.]

Friday 14:17 · Overthrowing your dictator is a necessary but not sufficient condition for building a better society. Still, worth celebrating. [Original.]

Friday 16:01 · Wonderful things happen when you have a Creative-Commons-licensed mascot: www.engadget.com/2011/02/10/sonos-controller-for-android-with-voice-music-will-blow-you-away/ [Original.]

Friday 16:40 · Experimenting with Mirah for Android (not quite ready for prime-time, but getting there) threebrothers.org/brendan/blog/experimenting-with-mirah-for-android/ [Original.]

Friday 16:49 · Anyone reading this who's going to MWC next week, drop by the droid farm and say hello. [Original.]

Friday 19:38 · ZOMG watch out incoming "Atlas Shrugged" movie. #RatherGougeMyEyesOut #WhyOhWhyDidIWatchTheAwfulTrailer #BrainDamageLikely [Original.]

Friday 20:13 · 134 tons; Whatever your feelings on the issues, that's monumental: www.talkingpointsmemo.com/gallery/2010/10/blazed-mexico-burns-134-tons-of-confiscated-marijuana.php?img=1 [Original.]

Friday 20:56 · @karaten Thank you. I agree, the response was surprising. Hope to meet you sometime. [Original, responding to @karaten.]

Saturday 11:35 · Millions of Hovels: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/02/12/The-Internet [Original.]

Saturday 14:18 · @bascule Some parts are stupid and self-indulgent. But it's full of beauty and terror. [Original, responding to @bascule.]

Saturday 14:20 · @mathewi I once sold software to Scientology. Was inside the Sea Org HQ in LA. Craziness, yeah... but very profitable craziness. [Original, responding to @mathewi.]

Saturday 14:21 · RT @google: We're incredibly proud of you, @Ghonim, & of course will welcome you back when you're ready - cf. www.cbsnews.com/8301-501465_162-20031608-501465.html [Original.]

Saturday 18:47 · The train to Spain: plixi.com/p/76853070 [Original.]

Saturday 20:08 · Wondering why Algeria's TLD is .dz [Original.]

Saturday 20:10 · Taking off for Barcelona via (sigh) LHR. See ya on the other side. [Original.]

Sunday 06:52 · LHR oh joy. Well, beer anyhow. Cheers. [Original.]

Sunday 14:29 · @lnxwalt @MikeGrace I've never seen anything public. [Original, responding to @lnxwalt.]

Sunday 15:27 · Midnight in Barcelona: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/02/13/Barcelona-Midnight [Original.]



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