Week ending Sunday 2012/06/03

Monday 09:08 · Important basics from @asymco; bear in mind when you read mobile-sales stats. (Caveat: Horace is simplifying a bit.) www.asymco.com/2012/05/28/shipped-and-sold-a-brief-introduction/ [Original.]

Monday 15:56 · @asymco I thought the simplification was entirely appropriate. Revenue recognition is a snake pit, no need to dive to the bottom. [Original, responding to @asymco.]

Monday 16:00 · @MuseZack @mikeloukides I really meant the tl;dr - his points deserved a more readable summary, his arrogance deserved rebuke. [Original, responding to @MuseZack.]

Monday 16:00 · @MuseZack @mikeloukides I actually agreed with some of his points, so go elsewhere if what you want is just a rebuttal. [Original, responding to @MuseZack.]

Monday 17:30 · @CalebGarling What Florian should really disclose is that he's usually wrong, thus his predictions can safely be discounted. [Original, responding to @CalebGarling.]

Tuesday 00:00 · Huge, sprawling, messy, and I think very important essay on the future of Windows: mobileopportunity.blogspot.ca/2012/05/fear-and-loathing-and-windows-8.html [Original.]

Tuesday 10:47 · I never feel too old to code. I frequently feel too old to wait for my IDE to update. [Original.]

Tuesday 16:42 · Wow, Twitter is losing the hashbangs. Oh frabjous day! Look at the URL bar: [Original.]

Tuesday 17:20 · @franklywatson Yeah, the tweets have their own addresses but not the streams, yet. [Original, responding to @franklywatson.]

Tuesday 19:55 · While reading my little girl her bedtime story, realized that the inspiration for Hodor is clearly Bamm-Bamm. [Original.]

Tuesday 20:07 · @Bill_Gross Possibly related to fact that he doesn’t have any of those? #excusemyapallingcynicism [Original, responding to @Bill_Gross.]

Tuesday 20:23 · @acoyne Conceptual art? [Original, responding to @acoyne.]

Tuesday 20:50 · LA’s a good baseball town this summer. [Original.]

Wednesday 13:03 · @toufie I do. Check my blog. [Original, responding to @toufie.]

Wednesday 13:10 · Looking forward to Photocamp and the rest of the fun at 2012.northernvoice.ca/, my personal fave conference of the year #nv12 [Original.]

Wednesday 13:19 · @jsnell Myhrvold’s an enemy of software progress, the Net, and mobile access to it. He should be persistently labeled and treated as such. [Original, responding to @jsnell.]

Wednesday 13:34 · It’d be good if any time anyone mentioned Myhrvold’s name, they followed it with “…, opponent of technology progress”. [Original.]

Thursday 11:33 · Ping times from more-or-less anywhere to more-or-less anywhere: [Original.]

Thursday 11:41 · @davidascher We’ve been very happy on a couple go-rounds with Craftsman Collision on W 6th near the cop shop. [Original, responding to @davidascher.]

Thursday 12:02 · @davidascher Mm ok. FWIW in my experience their prices have been fair and they’ve been super transparent. [Original, responding to @davidascher.]

Thursday 13:40 · @peterphi Highly situational, I’m sure. But I suspect the comparative values contain useful information. [Original, responding to @peterphi.]

Thursday 14:12 · Just saw the news; this morning I read “Price tag for Google-Oracle ‘World Series’ trial pegged at $50 million” gigaom.com/2012/05/31/price-tag-for-google-oracle-world-series-trial-pegged-at-50-million/ [Original.]

Thursday 18:46 · Feels distinctly odd when I get Amazon Affiliates commission on sales of Microsoft Windows. [Original.]

Thursday 20:40 · @nelson @mattcutts the bit patterns of THE TLS ENCODING of those specific UTF-8 encodings, silly. [Original, responding to @nelson.]

Thursday 20:58 · Think you’ve seen anything weird recently? This is way past that: www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2012/05/the-unreal-world/100309/ [Original.]

Thursday 21:39 · Jesus just left Chicago: [Original.]

Saturday 10:08 · Now that’s a good headline: “Dead B.C. man eaten by bear ID'd as convicted killer” www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2012/06/01/bc-eaten-by-bear-identified.html?cmp=rss [Original.]

Saturday 14:47 · Otaku with vintage marbles: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/06/02/Otaku [Original.]

Saturday 18:02 · @JeniT Sorry I missed your bash. Would’ve been there with bells on. [Original, responding to @JeniT.]

Saturday 19:36 · The Tigers are the best team in baseball, typographically, amirite? [Original.]

Saturday 19:41 · Every time Prince Fielder’s on-cam, I think I’ve got the HD wide/narrow-screen maladjusted on my TV. [Original.]

Saturday 21:00 · @shita Not really. I play cello for fun. But I like to visit. [Original, responding to @shita.]

Sunday 08:34 · The truth about taxis in Vancouver: thedependent.ca/featured/taxiland/ [Original.]

Sunday 13:33 · Why plugs are the way they are. Most of us know the theory, but… amasci.com/amateur/whygnd.html [Original.]

Sunday 15:18 · Woah, things getting weird in Israel: www.haaretz.com/news/national/israel-enacts-law-allowing-authorities-to-detain-illegal-migrants-for-up-to-3-years-1.434127 [Original.]

Sunday 16:41 · Handset love: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/06/03/Why-I-love-Handsets [Original.]

Sunday 16:42 · @colbycosh That question is inconsistent with US exceptionalism ya commie pinko. [Original, responding to @colbycosh.]

Sunday 23:08 · @NekoCase Mo betta Repo Man: www.imdb.com/title/tt0087995/quotes [Original, responding to @NekoCase.]


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