Week ending Sunday 2012/07/29

Monday 09:01 · Aggregated responses “When paper magazines are gone, what will they have by the checkout counters?” www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/07/23/Checkout-counters [Original.]

Monday 09:25 · @kevinmarks I was sure that was fixed in Chrome... [Original, responding to @kevinmarks.]

Monday 21:49 · Shabba/Dem Bow: www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-5yK4YcC44 [Original.]

Monday 22:19 · Downloading a 96kHz/24bit FLAC of a 1964 jazz LP (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Getz/Gilberto) with a JNLP via tethered Android GSM. Steampunk ftw. [Original.]

Monday 22:24 · You ask: “Where do you use JNLP to download high-rez music from?” Why, of course. [Original.]

Tuesday 20:28 · Shorter Groklaw: Florian Mueller may or may not be a tool, but he’s clearly a fool. www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20120724125504129 [Original.]

Tuesday 20:56 · @bmike I’d rather talk with someone who’s actually demonstrated an understanding of intellectual-property law. [Original, responding to @bmike.]

Tuesday 21:00 · iPhone sales lag not due to Osborne effect, but because in 2012 it feels undersized & boring. But Apple can fix that. [Original.]

Tuesday 21:08 · @MikeKlassen Not a member of the iOS ecosystem so nothing intelligent to say. [Original, responding to @MikeKlassen.]

Wednesday 21:09 · @codinghorror Only 500 sites not to like?! [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Wednesday 22:33 · Another reason why OS X is a wonderful developers' platform: You can type “base64 -D” on the command line. [Original.]

Wednesday 22:34 · @GreatDismal I think they mostly use this really tough ugly black plastic now in Vancouver. [Original, responding to @GreatDismal.]

Wednesday 22:34 · Peeking inside OAuth2 tokens. Being surprised. [Original.]

Wednesday 23:26 · @Skud Same problem here. Switched to another browser. There must be lots of other victims out there too. [Original, responding to @Skud.]

Wednesday 23:41 · Want to blog from my Nexus 7. Need to edit XML via ssh. anyone got a recipe? [Original.]

Thursday 00:08 · Aaaaaand... The answer is, Connectbot + Hacker's Keyboard. Thanks all. [Original.]

Thursday 20:25 · Blogging sans PC: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/07/26/Blogging-from-nexus [Original.]

Friday 18:52 · @ID_AA_Carmack The more expensive they are, the slower they are! [Original, responding to @ID_AA_Carmack.]

Sunday 23:22 · How hard is it to corrupt people - to take away their soul? brontecapital.blogspot.ca/2012/07/weekend-edition-car-dealers.html [Original.]


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