Week ending Sunday 2012/02/19

Monday 00:13 · @TimoKissing Looks cool! [Original, responding to @TimoKissing.]

Monday 00:15 · TIL that Bert Jansch died last year. #sad [Original.]

Monday 08:17 · Practice safe unlocking: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/02/12/Safe-Unlocking [Original.]

Monday 09:28 · @atul01 I'll look. Your graphic on the market page looks odd, need transparency on the round corners? [Original, responding to @atul01.]

Monday 10:30 · The Performance Golden Rule. Important, and not intuitively obvious at all: www.stevesouders.com/blog/2012/02/10/the-performance-golden-rule/ [Original.]

Monday 14:11 · Interesting: parse.com [Original.]

Monday 14:52 · @dylanbarrell support.google.com/webmasters/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1211158 [Original, responding to @dylanbarrell.]

Monday 18:58 · Thinking I don’t ever want to get Dan Lyons mad at me. [Original.]

Monday 22:11 · Vic Teows has to resign. That’s just not acceptable behavior in a public employee. www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2012/02/13/technology-lawful-access-toews-pornographers.html?cmp=rss [Original.]

Tuesday 08:47 · LifeSaver 2.0: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/02/13/Lifesaver-2 [Original.]

Tuesday 13:01 · TIL about apple-touch-icon.png [Original.]

Wednesday 13:06 · Reading contacts on Android requires explicit OK, see developer.android.com/guide/topics/manifest/uses-permission-element.html (READ_CONTACTS is used as an example) and developer.android.com/guide/topics/security/security.html#arch [Original.]

Thursday 10:09 · I promised my brother in Calgary to help sell his house: www.realtor.ca/propertyDetails.aspx?propertyId=11572802&PidKey=-221966095 Decent house, cool neighborhood. [Original.]

Thursday 11:22 · Somebody is blasting their history into the LifeSaver back end, as fast as they can, over and over. Bug? Malice? Hmmmm……… [Original.]

Thursday 17:29 · Applied for the Pinwheel beta. It looks cool. [Original.]

Thursday 18:37 · Can one of the Candian opposition parties *please* get its act together so we can dump Harper next election? www.ipolitics.ca/2012/02/16/prime-minister-please-stop-muzzling-scientists-and-researchers-open-letter/ [Original.]

Friday 01:00 · “There’s a future for you in the fire-escape trade.” [Original.]

Friday 17:32 · On boats: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/02/09/At-Sea [Original.]

Friday 19:39 · The future of China: www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2012/02/rising-protests-in-china/100247/ [Original.]

Saturday 08:55 · @pattibacchus @MikeKlassen I'm thinking someone who ran on a platform of "5 days of school except holidays" would do very well. [Original, responding to @pattibacchus.]

Saturday 08:56 · @pattibacchus @MikeKlassen Current frequency of closures is scandalous. Teachers should be teaching. [Original, responding to @pattibacchus.]

Saturday 09:33 · @MikeKlassen @pattibacchus It's not piling on; the number of 4-day weekends is really in-your-face obvious. [Original, responding to @MikeKlassen.]

Saturday 10:08 · @warrenellis You guys need to get together some time and get someone to take a side-by-side pic. [Original, responding to @warrenellis.]

Saturday 11:14 · Tear down the viaducts! What a great idea: www.theglobeandmail.com/life/home-and-garden/real-estate/real-estate-development/a-plan-to-behead-vancouvers-urban-serpent-the-georgia-viaduct/article2342247/ #Vancouver [Original.]

Saturday 11:19 · @pattibacchus @MikeKlassen For me, and a huge number of parents, the preference is for 5-day school weeks. Teachers should be teaching. [Original, responding to @pattibacchus.]

Saturday 12:04 · @pattibacchus @MikeKlassen Agree, different dynamics in high school. But don’t underestimate fury of elem parents re excessive closures. [Original, responding to @pattibacchus.]

Saturday 12:06 · Trying to do some planning for tomorrow. Weather forecasts all over the map. #suspectarandomnumbergenerator [Original.]

Saturday 12:31 · Toews comes across as sympathetic: www.cbc.ca/news/politics/story/2012/02/18/pol-thehouse-vic-toews.html?cmp=rss But slinging child-porn charges over legislation you haven't read? Unforgiveable. [Original.]

Saturday 12:32 · OK, I’m impressed; Cyanogen reaches its goal, more or less instantly: www.cyanogenmod.com/blog/weve-reached-our-goal [Original.]

Saturday 13:20 · Fearless US defenders of the northern border from Canuck depredation: www.pixelatedimage.com/blog/2012/02/deported/ [Original.]

Saturday 15:25 · @kennywyland Cool pic, what’s the app? [Original, responding to @kennywyland.]

Saturday 22:47 · Talking dirt; The groundskeepers’ conference: video.nytimes.com/video/2012/02/18/sports/baseball/100000001365488/talking-dirt.html [Original.]

Saturday 22:49 · @kennywyland Less UI than yours :) Looked like you were doing a good job of adapting to a lot of different form factors. [Original, responding to @kennywyland.]

Sunday 16:59 · Transparency grenade! transparencygrenade.com/ There’s an Android app coming, too. [Original.]

Sunday 18:00 · On being square: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/02/17/Square-Cameras [Original.]

Sunday 19:20 · If I were an American, I might become a 1-issue voter: No war with Iran. [Original.]

Sunday 19:31 · www.sethmad.com/2012/01/quiz-bruce-springsteen-lyric-or-the-clash-lyric/ Hmm, 8/10 here. [Original.]

Sunday 19:38 · Ha, search for “Galaxy Nexus” on G images, and it’s pretty well @alsutton, @dannysullivan, and me: [Original.]

Sunday 19:54 · Hwanggumpyong, it’s a happening place: 38north.org/2012/02/hgp021712/ [Original.]

Sunday 20:01 · @dannysullivan Hm, always use tethering myself, why USB? [Original, responding to @dannysullivan.]

Sunday 22:19 · @davidascher Those otters are a bloody menace. They poop on *everything* [Original, responding to @davidascher.]


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