Week ending Sunday 2011/05/08

Monday 09:38 · Is this hashtag illegal? #tweettheresults [Original.]

Monday 09:54 · Bookmark this page, check the pollsters tomorrow: calgarygrit.blogspot.com/2011/05/polls-projections-predictions.html #cdnpoli [Original.]

Monday 13:34 · Polling stations are so relentlessly cheerful, everyone feeling public spirited [Original.]

Monday 13:35 · So ignore the damn weather, good or bad, and go vote already. #cdnpoli [Original.]

Monday 15:14 · RT @airdriehislop: Let's get him trending..... #welovederek @penmachine #fuckcancer (via @jordanbehan) [Original.]

Monday 19:07 · Looks like I called it on April 25: "NDP surge, Liberal misfire, Tory majority." twitter.com/#!/timbray/status/62535389214285824 #cdnpoli [Original.]

Monday 22:22 · Things Have Rules: www.ftrain.com/things-have-rules.html [Original.]

Monday 23:29 · @pamelafox The command-line "android" utility allows you to make lotsa different AVDs. A bit klunky but seems to work in my experience. [Original, responding to @pamelafox.]

Monday 23:30 · @robc2: "Today is my first day at Google." Caught another good one. [Original, responding to @robc2.]

Tuesday 14:47 · @pkedrosky Clearly you need a portal gun [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Tuesday 22:47 · @rob_pike 25 minutes ago, says my Twitter client. [Original, responding to @rob_pike.]

Tuesday 22:52 · Election observation & prediction: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/05/03/Election #cdnpoli [Original.]

Wednesday 06:07 · About to deliver a speech to a room in Tel Aviv, by video, at #appsmania If it weren't the week before IO, we'd be there. [Original.]

Wednesday 09:13 · Awww, Derek's gone, www.penmachine.com/2011/05/the-last-post Despite what he says, he still exists in our memories. @airdriehislop [Original.]

Wednesday 09:31 · Derek Miller tearing it up on drums at his own wake, just a few weeks ago. yfrog.com/gy2nfpmzj [Original.]

Wednesday 10:22 · Canadian census can be done online; they mail you a card with an authent code. Did it on my xoom in just a couple minutes. Cool. [Original.]

Wednesday 10:58 · Talk Abottabad place to hide *rimshot* [Original.]

Wednesday 23:49 · How To Die: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/05/04/Derek [Original.]

Thursday 14:23 · Current status: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-LbHYN7WhI [Original.]

Thursday 14:34 · @Atrios It's not good when people ask to be reminded that there's something new? Feeds are a good thing. [Original, responding to @Atrios.]

Friday 09:21 · @headius I'll be honest: that's the first time I've heard that one. [Original, responding to @headius.]

Friday 11:10 · @headius Thinking a jruby build on the device might be painfully slow, so IO-intensive. [Original, responding to @headius.]

Friday 12:55 · Attention: "Criteria" is a plural form. The singular is "criterion". Kthksby [Original.]

Friday 16:15 · See: www.google.com/humans.txt [Original.]

Friday 16:44 · Looks like I'm going to FISL this year: softwarelivre.org/fisl12 W00t! [Original.]

Saturday 10:11 · @charlesarthur Control panel [Original, responding to @charlesarthur.]

Saturday 10:30 · @charlesarthur Long subject 1. Control vs info retrieval 2. sync vs async 3. messages vs methods... Desired *effect* is to control something [Original, responding to @charlesarthur.]

Saturday 15:06 · @chadfowler Going to influence some key legislation soon? [Original, responding to @chadfowler.]

Saturday 15:07 · @al3x Aboveground too [Original, responding to @al3x.]

Saturday 16:51 · My 11-year-old asked: "What's 'irony', Dad?" I just didn't have a good answer. [Original.]

Saturday 16:53 · IO, IO, it's off to IO I go. [Original.]

Saturday 18:18 · . @gnat Yeah, I said "sort of like sarcasm" and offered a hip barista with a Mickey Mouse T-shirt as an example. But it's slippery... [Original, responding to @gnat.]

Sunday 08:43 · @mathie Also check the whois... [Original, responding to @mathie.]

Sunday 22:17 · @morrildl tbray.org: 22:16:48 up 547 days, 9:18, 14 users, load average: 0.05, 0.06, 0.01 [Original, responding to @morrildl.]

Sunday 22:34 · The Economist is often wrong but rarely clueless and out-of-touch. Sheesh. www.economist.com/node/18651194?story_id=18651194 [Original.]

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