Week ending Sunday 2011/06/19

Monday 09:18 · Ooh, is Topolsky ever gonna get flamed. thisismynext.com/2011/06/13/icloud-apple-strategy-flaw/ Extreme lèse-majesté [Original.]

Monday 10:15 · Twice in the last week Safari has silently crashed & vanished. Don’t even notice till I reach for it. Weird. [Original.]

Monday 10:43 · I've had flash blocked in Safari for years. [Original.]

Monday 10:56 · @nelson These bad feelings will likely become less & less frequent [Original, responding to @nelson.]

Monday 11:29 · @diveintomark I've been denying parenthood for years: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2008/11/22/Not-the-Inventor-of-XML But I do feel bad that DTD’s got left in. [Original, responding to @diveintomark.]

Monday 13:36 · Can't bring myself to pull the trigger on a new typeface for my blog. Too many choices; it’s scary. [Original.]

Monday 13:54 · @pragdave Elegant idea, but not appropriate, I think. Basically just having a courage shortfall; temporary I hope. [Original, responding to @pragdave.]

Monday 13:54 · @anakin78z Too skinny. [Original, responding to @anakin78z.]

Monday 14:18 · @acangiano Shaw is offering 50 and 100M bandwidth packages in our ’hood for what seem like reasonable prices. [Original, responding to @acangiano.]

Monday 14:35 · @pkedrosky Cocaine, booze, firearms, or driving fast? [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Monday 15:07 · Oooooh, I’m currying JavaScript! #oneCouldLearnToLoveJS [Original.]

Monday 20:12 · Haha, @prnewswire valiantly defending their doomed legacy biz blog.prnewswire.com/2011/06/13/setting-the-record-straight-regarding-web-disclosure/ Press releases go unread into the trash. [Original.]

Monday 22:16 · Loaded up the blog with floral clichés, white and a surprising apricot: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/06/13/Two-Whites and www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/06/13/Two-Apricots [Original.]

Tuesday 16:10 · Working on a blog piece with lots of screenshits. Oops. Well... [Original.]

Tuesday 17:43 · @jyhsu Don't bother. Make your readers read the whole you. People who think they know what they're going to care about are wrong. [Original, responding to @jyhsu.]

Tuesday 17:52 · “Web” vs. “Native”: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/06/14/Native-vs-Web [Original.]

Tuesday 17:56 · Last tweet shoulda said “Warning: long!” [Original.]

Tuesday 17:57 · @gruber Clearly there's something in the water making us all write about this stuff this week [Original, responding to @gruber.]

Tuesday 18:02 · @jyhsu *exactly* [Original, responding to @jyhsu.]

Tuesday 18:08 · @nelson paygsimwithdata.wikia.com/wiki/Pay_as_you_go_sim_with_data_Wiki [Original, responding to @nelson.]

Tuesday 21:11 · “@tmaesaka: to startups with only few hackers I generally say forget the PC interface and concentrate on building a kickass mobile app” [Original.]

Tuesday 21:27 · Needs to be repeated occasionally: tethering rocks. Hotel WiFi can suck it. [Original.]

Tuesday 21:38 · Hip-hop influence sounds good in Arabic; Shadia Mansour, www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAm5yjDLCuE and www.youtube.com/watch?v=-eNYXkQT5J4 [Original.]

Tuesday 21:48 · “Privately held. Russian Israeli Californians. You know the type.” [Original.]

Tuesday 22:10 · Amidst a flood of camera porn, some faces of almost unbearable beauty (scroll down): www.overgaard.dk/leica-M9-digital-rangefinder-camera-page-2.html [Original.]

Tuesday 22:17 · @romainguy My K-5 with a pancake 21mm is almost as small & a wonderful street cam. Plus I can put on a monster zoom when I want. [Original, responding to @romainguy.]

Wednesday 07:47 · @geoffreywiseman oops thanks [Original, responding to @geoffreywiseman.]

Wednesday 13:23 · Judging by comments at www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/06/14/Native-vs-Web “Native” means “works offline”, “Web” means “needs a connection”. [Original.]

Wednesday 14:41 · @jyhsu I'm at the plex right now. Assume pulse is up in SF though. [Original, responding to @jyhsu.]

Wednesday 14:46 · @jyhsu Will do. Have to be next trip though. [Original, responding to @jyhsu.]

Wednesday 21:00 · Smiling at the ie9 ads in my gmail in my chrome on my mac. [Original.]

Wednesday 21:17 · @pkedrosky In my case, my aversion to living in the Bay Area. Big *big* numbers. “What shall it profit a man, etc...” [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Wednesday 23:21 · Ashamed at my hometown’s behavior. Can’t even be too mad at the cops for assuming (like me) that we’d grown up. [Original.]

Thursday 14:22 · @retomeier Also known as “whole paycheque” [Original, responding to @retomeier.]

Thursday 19:18 · @bigdigo Don't have any :( Coming to FISL? [Original, responding to @bigdigo.]

Thursday 20:42 · In theory, you can lend Kindle books. But none of the (many) I've purchased are “lendable”. Deeply unacceptable at the family level. [Original.]

Thursday 21:47 · Conundrum: @GreatDismal, macerated softwood, internal combustion, eek! www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/06/16/Conundrum [Original.]

Friday 11:48 · “@diveintomark: Silverlight devs! Welcome 2 the HTML/JS world! NB we are all ahead of u cause we didn't spend 4yrs worshipping false idols.” [Original.]

Friday 13:24 · @pbryan The ethics get real complex real fast. But the reality is: anything happening that's news will be captured & posted. [Original, responding to @pbryan.]

Friday 16:27 · “for your own sake, don’t pretend that anything you do can be both public and private” www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/06/17/Privacies-are-history [Original.]

Friday 16:30 · The riot's on Wikipedia already, of course: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2011_Stanley_Cup_riot [Original.]

Friday 22:15 · Now running on 50M cable Internet. See, these tweets are going by faster! [Original.]

Friday 22:20 · Finding: Apple Time-capsule/Airport is sucking 10M/sec bandwidth out of everything going through it. Yecch. [Original.]

Saturday 10:01 · Fifty million bits per second! www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/06/18/50M [Original.]

Saturday 10:05 · Wikipedia is irritatedly pedantic; apparently an RJ45 isn’t “really” an RJ45, it’s an 8P8C. So there. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RJ45 [Original.]

Saturday 10:21 · @aphoenix No, I meant the person who wrote it was (amusingly, I thought) irritated in a pedantic sort of way (been there done that). [Original, responding to @aphoenix.]

Saturday 10:23 · @axfelix Yeah. Canada’s net is generally lame, particularly if you’re in a single-family-dwelling neighborhood not a fiber-loaded hi-rise. [Original, responding to @axfelix.]

Saturday 13:06 · @axfelix got a printer & lotsa other junk, enabled us to lose one switch [Original, responding to @axfelix.]

Saturday 13:08 · No. The Wikipedia editor was obviously irritated & thus wrote irritatedly. I mean what I say. [Original.]

Saturday 13:41 · @geoffreywiseman it was there, then it evaporated. Beats me [Original, responding to @geoffreywiseman.]

Saturday 14:19 · I unfairly bad-mouthed my Time Capsule last night. Whatever was causing it to slow down the network went away. 40M no problem. Oops. [Original.]

Saturday 22:46 · Les petits chiens de Vancouver, etc: vancouver.chabant.com/2011/06/riot-2011/ [Original.]

Saturday 23:02 · I saw the E street band in ’76 or so behind “Born to Run”. Rock-n-roll can’t be played any better than that. Bye, Clarence. [Original.]

Sunday 22:51 · Totally would have done this given the chance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1J1C7HfbV1o [Original.]

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