Week ending Sunday 2012/01/08

Monday 10:31 · @joshuatopolsky Pentax tribe a little grumpy with you; its SLR offerings, especially K-5, are *highly* competitive, & lenses are magic. [Original, responding to @joshuatopolsky.]

Monday 10:31 · @blaine Seems a fairly low bar... [Original, responding to @blaine.]

Monday 11:50 · So tired of the year-end interruption; want to be back in the swing. [Original.]

Monday 11:51 · I fought the law, but eventually we worked it out #lessambitiousrocksongs [Original.]

Monday 11:53 · Born to jog #lessambitiousrocksongs [Original.]

Monday 11:53 · Three Nation Army #lessambitiousrocksongs [Original.]

Monday 11:55 · Working For the Slight Reduction in Civil Liberties #lessambitiousrocksongs [Original.]

Monday 11:58 · White Light, Comfortable Warmth #lessambitiousrocksongs [Original.]

Monday 11:59 · I Wanna Be Calmed Down #lessambitiousrocksongs [Original.]

Monday 12:01 · Walk Any Old Way #lessambitiousrocksongs [Original.]

Monday 12:04 · It’s All Right Mama I'm Only Moderately Bruised #lessambitiousrocksongs [Original.]

Monday 14:50 · One Lunch In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich #lessambitiousbooks [Original.]

Monday 16:30 · This is the kind of thing that keeps me from warming up to Scala: eed3si9n.com/revisiting-implicits-without-import-tax [Original.]

Monday 20:26 · @davidascher You’re getting lotsa good advice, but if you stay with Plan A, add Pentax who haven’t changed the lens mount since the 1950s. [Original, responding to @davidascher.]

Monday 20:38 · @davidascher You mean the new ones. [Original, responding to @davidascher.]

Monday 20:39 · @davidascher www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p5197.m570.l1313&_nkw=pentax+prime+lens&_sacat=See-All-Categories [Original, responding to @davidascher.]

Monday 20:48 · @segphault Been going around. I was on my ass for 2+ weeks. [Original, responding to @segphault.]

Monday 21:12 · @davidascher Really? See www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/04/29/Eagles, that’s an antique Tokina K-mount, www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/06/21/Tokina-SL-400-f5.6 Manual everything, takes practice. [Original, responding to @davidascher.]

Monday 21:13 · @davidascher But Micro-4/3 is also a good answer. [Original, responding to @davidascher.]

Tuesday 07:57 · @chadfowler Stay inside [Original, responding to @chadfowler.]

Tuesday 13:20 · @colbycosh When someone says “oil sands” I reflexively assume that, as an environmentalist, I should suspect them. [Original, responding to @colbycosh.]

Tuesday 18:59 · … run for the shadows … run for the shadows … [Original.]

Tuesday 19:48 · @bradfitz Optimal alcohol/calories ratio is found in white wine. [Original, responding to @bradfitz.]

Tuesday 21:53 · @davidascher What is it, and where did you get it? [Original, responding to @davidascher.]

Wednesday 09:29 · @nelson I think that's precisely the effect Dan Savage was trying to achieve. [Original, responding to @nelson.]

Wednesday 11:20 · Should be a cool Android Developers hangout this afternoon, with rockstar game-dev guests: [Original.]

Wednesday 11:27 · @hfiguiere Not too many alternatives offering low-overhead worldwide video broadcasting with multiple distributed participants. [Original, responding to @hfiguiere.]

Wednesday 11:28 · @ID_AA_Carmack Too tactful to ask how you discovered that... [Original, responding to @ID_AA_Carmack.]

Wednesday 15:29 · Doing “repo sync” into a new Android repository boggles my mind every time. [Original.]

Wednesday 15:41 · @cyngus Not on my Macbook, I bet [Original, responding to @cyngus.]

Wednesday 16:12 · Middle-aged computer, but in robust health: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/01/04/Mac-Pro [Original.]

Wednesday 16:13 · @jbqueru Works great, just the endless series of subsystems and updates streaming across the window. [Original, responding to @jbqueru.]

Wednesday 16:24 · Being an Android-hater must be really tiring. [Original.]

Wednesday 16:28 · @ndw /me shakes head, glassy-eyed [Original, responding to @ndw.]

Wednesday 23:54 · @wycats I’m at a loss when people I respect say ignorant, hostile things. [Original, responding to @wycats.]

Wednesday 23:56 · theverge.com is a nice site but the headlines are really way too big, visual typographic dissonance to da max [Original.]

Thursday 00:17 · I don’t link to an MSDN blog that often, but oh my goodness: blogs.msdn.com/b/oldnewthing/archive/2010/09/02/10057047.aspx [Original.]

Thursday 09:24 · Geeks win, eventually: [Original.]

Thursday 12:20 · Ecosystem: the winner takes it all: www.theverge.com/2012/1/4/2669066/ecosystem-the-winner-takes-it-all [Original.]

Saturday 09:48 · Unconnected HDMI plays an MPEG of static: www.jwz.org/blog/2012/01/snow-crash-simulated/ [Original.]

Saturday 14:12 · Seasonal shinies: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/01/07/Take-the-tree-down [Original.]

Saturday 20:22 · @SeeShelle Twicca [Original, responding to @SeeShelle.]

Sunday 09:09 · Oily politics: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/01/08/Tar-Sands-Politics [Original.]

Sunday 11:01 · @edd Except for, the performance of Emacs is excellent. [Original, responding to @edd.]

Sunday 12:05 · @MargaretAtwood Wear pirate makeup. [Original, responding to @MargaretAtwood.]

Sunday 12:08 · Why not square sensors? theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/2012/01/why-not-square-sensors.html [Original.]

Sunday 15:21 · Just tuned into the DEN-PIT game. Woah; I don’t think this is how the script went. [Original.]

Sunday 15:39 · @pamelafox Those aren’t HTML entities, they are XML numeric character references. #proudtobeapedant Assume you want ⟩? [Original, responding to @pamelafox.]

Sunday 15:47 · Suspect I don’t need to be subscribed to both Verge & Engadget. Which to drop? [Original.]

Sunday 22:46 · You can run, but you can’t hide from cat pictures on the Internet. [Original.]

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