Week ending Sunday 2012/07/15

Monday 09:42 · After 3 weeks on the road, it feels impossibly luxurious to be sitting in a proper chair, at a proper desk, with a big screen. [Original.]

Monday 12:49 · @pkedrosky "Herewith" ftw. [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Monday 15:31 · Reading a long complex important Google-docs doc. Options: Mac browser/Drive, Nexus 7 browser/Drive. Winner: N7 Drive, by a mile. [Original.]

Monday 15:49 · Nice that @gruber notes I predicted a 7" iPad in 2010: daringfireball.net/linked/2012/07/09/lets-not-get-nuts But haha, I gave up on the idea last year: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/09/01/Screen-Sizes [Original.]

Monday 17:21 · @shanebee Blog that sucker [Original, responding to @shanebee.]

Monday 17:27 · Hey @TheEconomist, your app still isn’t there for my Nexus 7. Get with the program already. [Original.]

Monday 18:21 · @MarkMruss @philnickinson Doesn’t run on my Galaxy Nexus either. Grmf. [Original, responding to @MarkMruss.]

Monday 21:09 · How many devices? www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/07/09/How-many-devices [Original.]

Tuesday 10:27 · Bitly VC LOL [Original.]

Tuesday 12:57 · Is “Tech Slinger” brilliant or ridiculous? www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8hkydDMqWw [Original.]

Tuesday 16:48 · @codinghorror Because nobody actually wants to do video chat. They think they do, but they don't. kottke.org/10/06/david-foster-wallace-on-iphone-4s-facetime [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Tuesday 16:51 · The Soviet “Hobbit”, 1976 :www.retronaut.co/2012/06/the-soviet-hobbit/ [Original.]

Tuesday 22:27 · @dfabu Slides coming. [Original, responding to @dfabu.]

Wednesday 11:33 · Cool… my first 5 tweets: kellan.io/oldtweets?q=userid%3Atimbray&search=Search [Original.]

Wednesday 15:38 · The basis of civilization is… booze! www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/alcohol-s-neolithic-origins-brewing-up-a-civilization-a-668642.html [Original.]

Wednesday 21:53 · #diablo3 www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/07/11/T-Runic [Original.]

Thursday 00:29 · Saw traffic from AllThingsD, dropped by, there’s Rabble & me staring out of a WSJ/Murdoch publication. Seems odd. twitpic.com/a6o2rs [Original.]

Thursday 00:43 · Canada is the new hotness! www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2012/07/11/video-weather-extreme-summer.html (and we’re not used to it) [Original.]

Thursday 07:22 · @narkisr That's' oooooooold code, other people wrote better versions. But OK of course [Original, responding to @narkisr.]

Thursday 16:50 · @CarolynARebeyka Cool. Surprisingly, Street View seems to have the whole town; fire up GMaps and take a look. Nice place… in summer. [Original, responding to @CarolynARebeyka.]

Friday 08:27 · Two words which, when seen together, should make anyone’s blood run cold: Olympics. Heathrow. [Original.]

Friday 08:39 · Went by Home Depot. Observation: Many people hate self-checkout machines & can’t get them to work. Including me. [Original.]

Friday 08:54 · Dear @TheEconomist - another week of your app not working on my Galaxy Nexus or Nexus 7. Consider firing your developers. [Original, responding to @TheEconomist.]

Friday 10:24 · @bayprogrammer Applied recently? [Original, responding to @bayprogrammer.]

Friday 20:06 · Current status. via.me/-30ilxkw [Original.]

Friday 20:17 · @bayprogrammer Seriously, if you think the idea is sane, send me a resume link. [Original, responding to @bayprogrammer.]

Saturday 00:06 · Twisted trees: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/07/13/Twisted-Trees [Original.]

Saturday 00:24 · @alexwh Sure, love to. [Original, responding to @alexwh.]

Saturday 10:03 · Canadian politics gets a little weird sometimes: www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2012/07/14/stampede-fashion-in-politics.html?cmp=rss But notice who’s wearing the white & the black hats. [Original.]

Saturday 20:28 · @davidfrum So sad that intelligent conservatives are excluded from the US political mainstream. Disclosure: I’m not conservative. [Original, responding to @davidfrum.]

Sunday 11:46 · They’re redesigning HTTP: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/07/15/Watch-this-space (Possibly very important). [Original.]

Sunday 19:16 · Baseball is the best game because it’s played on DIRT. [Original.]

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