Week ending Sunday 2012/02/05

Monday 10:27 · In which I think out loud about Cloud stuff for the first time in years: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/01/28/Cloudy [Original.]

Monday 11:00 · Have +Android Developers in circles one hour after launch: 3,426. Woah. [Original.]

Monday 12:41 · Here’s an *outstanding* piece from Nick Carr: www.roughtype.com/archives/2012/01/why_publishers.php [Original.]

Monday 15:02 · @eastgate Most recordings are badly produced. Good digital trumps lousy vinyl, and vice versa. Best against the best? Dunno. [Original, responding to @eastgate.]

Monday 15:03 · @eastgate I get more pleasure listening to good well-produced music on vinyl compared to digital. I don't have a convincing theory of why. [Original, responding to @eastgate.]

Monday 15:12 · @cote www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2004/01/13/LawOfConversation [Original, responding to @cote.]

Monday 15:44 · @pamelafox My ex used them for spuds and cooked veggies, and they were OK. Inappropriate use can lead to very nasty explosions. [Original, responding to @pamelafox.]

Monday 23:08 · @NatGeo You should post the photo-of-the-day before you post the Twitter link to the photo-of-the-day. [Original, responding to @NatGeo.]

Tuesday 15:54 · On loving photography (via @duncan) blog.photoshelter.com/2012/01/rant-i-love-photography/ [Original.]

Tuesday 19:40 · @psychosisswag You say that like it's a bad thing. [Original, responding to @psychosisswag.]

Tuesday 22:10 · Channel choices: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/01/31/Channel-Choices [Original.]

Tuesday 23:27 · King Harvest (will surely come) [Original.]

Thursday 08:54 · This is odd… can’t access Twitter from Vancouver. Works fine when I VPN into the US. Just me? [Original.]

Thursday 08:56 · 21st-century publishing experiment: Simultaneous android-developers' blog post and G+ post to host a discussion of it: [Original.]

Thursday 16:39 · @bmann Eek, I had no idea [Original, responding to @bmann.]

Thursday 21:07 · Challenge to Northern Gateway on pure economics grounds; write-up: thetyee.ca/News/2012/02/02/Northern-Gateway-Inflationary-Threat/ Full report (pdf): www.afl.org/index.php/Download-document/566-2012-January-Allan-Northern-Gateway-Assessment.html [Original.]

Thursday 22:43 · Heh, @NatGeo tweets tomorrow’s photo of the day link every night but no photo's there. Refresh browser tab in morning for pleasant surprise. [Original, responding to @NatGeo.]

Thursday 22:43 · Where photo should be it says “This spot should be left empty to be filled in by the Photo of the Day logic.” <snicker> [Original.]

Thursday 22:46 · @nearwalden I've been impressed by arguments for a low-but-steadily-increasing carbon tax as applying the right kind of pressure. [Original, responding to @nearwalden.]

Thursday 23:08 · They tell me this is a Samsung commercial, but I don’t understand a single word. Watch anyhow: www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hoHrLL-tVw [Original.]

Thursday 23:28 · Via Anakana (mrsokana.wordpress.com/): Red Runs the Fraser: www.nfb.ca/film/red_runs_the_fraser/embed/player Not of our time, no not at all. But watch it. [Original.]

Friday 19:45 · “Piracy, copyright, profit, and kiss my ass.” samuraiknitter.blogspot.com/2012/02/yarrr.html I think this one worth passing on. [Original.]

Friday 20:03 · Being disgusted with Microsoft is so 20th-century, but gimme a fucking break: www.nevermindthebullets.com/?fbid=j5RJbXj7qhD [Original.]

Friday 20:14 · The Best Of Russia (Best Photos of Russia) 2008-2011: live-imho.livejournal.com/160261.html Astonishingly good. [Original.]

Sunday 11:07 · Freezing fog and public service: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/02/05/Freezing-fog [Original.]

Sunday 12:26 · Hermeneutics of horror by @c_pruett: www.dreamdawn.com/sh/post_view.php?index=8335 [Original.]

Sunday 21:11 · Feeling slightly smug for having transitioned off GoDaddy already. [Original.]

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