Week ending Sunday 2012/08/26

Monday 10:45 · Now there’s a nice little utility. cdto code.google.com/p/cdto/ [Original.]

Monday 11:01 · @ftrain Do we get cool epaulets and badges? [Original, responding to @ftrain.]

Monday 11:31 · @ftrain Semicolons are very important. [Original, responding to @ftrain.]

Monday 14:56 · Would it be a terrible thing to monkeypatch an “empty?” method into NilClass? [Original.]

Monday 15:12 · @dhh Just a skinny little Sinatra app. At the moment. [Original, responding to @dhh.]

Monday 15:49 · @dhh Didn’t know you could do that; cool. Thks [Original, responding to @dhh.]

Monday 22:21 · Branch's “Featured Conversations” page burns 10% of my beefy MBPro CPU just sitting there being open. Hmmmm [Original.]

Tuesday 08:02 · Hey @ftrain: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strowger_switch [Original.]

Tuesday 11:58 · Is Big Data still a thing? [Original.]

Tuesday 17:22 · Vancouver peeps: Need to get my 13-year-old a bike to commute to high school. Lack expertise. Shopping recommendations? [Original.]

Tuesday 19:15 · 1st step to cable-cutting is a low-friction hi-rez Internet->TV link. Apple? Google? Roku? Boxee? Others? [Original.]

Tuesday 19:47 · @nelson What’s the jail breaking get you? [Original, responding to @nelson.]

Tuesday 20:56 · Does Amazon Prime work in Canada? [Original.]

Tuesday 21:31 · Wondering if that new Nikon/Android camera has any extra photography APIs. www.dpreview.com/articles/3638044195/nikon-coolpix-s800c-android-camera-first-look [Original.]

Tuesday 21:35 · @nelson @9len @afarnham @sampullara Plex has an Android app too. And there’s already a Mac Pro full of media in the room... [Original, responding to @nelson.]

Tuesday 22:10 · Avril/Chad to release a double album, all Black Metal, but with bebop & Laurie Anderson influences. [Original.]

Wednesday 10:55 · Wow, Reeder is awfully popular. Just did a grep on my logs and it’s hitting me from like 100K distinct IP addresses. [Original.]

Wednesday 10:57 · And slightly higher numbers for NetNewsWire. I though RSS was dead…. [Original.]

Wednesday 16:03 · @markotway ~40K [Original, responding to @markotway.]

Wednesday 16:08 · @jpnKevin_T @arrington @hblodget @NYTimeskrugman @tom_peters I see little evidence that Americans really want small government. [Original, responding to @jpnKevin_T.]

Wednesday 16:11 · Water wigs: www.behance.net/gallery/Water-Wigs/4889175 [Original.]

Thursday 08:05 · @davidascher Tech culture has a strong flavor of “what have you done for me lately?“ This is not *entirely* a bad thing. [Original, responding to @davidascher.]

Thursday 08:10 · @mike_acton All of them [Original, responding to @mike_acton.]

Thursday 09:42 · Spam email from PayPal says, near the top: “Viewing on a PDA? View text version”. How quaint. [Original.]

Thursday 09:51 · @dangillmor Many twitter clients un-shorten it, so lots of people will have seen it. [Original, responding to @dangillmor.]

Thursday 11:54 · Giggling out loud at revdancatt.com/2012/08/23/london-artisan-integers-distribution-hotel-infinity-punk-an-excuse-explanation-of-sorts/ [Original.]

Thursday 12:43 · @colbycosh AB rat fanciers have to meet in basements, pretending to be mahjong clubs or scrapbookers. [Original, responding to @colbycosh.]

Thursday 21:57 · @c_pruett Dunno man, there are sharp corners and pointy bits all over. Well, maybe Comic Sans. [Original, responding to @c_pruett.]

Friday 00:22 · Subtract the doping and Lance might still have been strongest. But we’ll never know. www.guardian.co.uk/sport/blog/2012/aug/24/how-lance-armstrong-strongarmed-cycling [Original.]

Friday 08:08 · Retailing is complicated: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/08/24/Kindle-is-weird [Original.]

Friday 10:57 · "1. Economics matter. At the moment, for a re…” in @parislemon's branch, "A Blow To HTML5" branch.com/b/a-blow-to-html5#ej63-ru1o [Original.]

Saturday 15:03 · @thenatealator Not really working yet on my Nexus 7, but delighted to see it. [Original, responding to @thenatealator.]

Sunday 08:21 · On Feegles: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/08/25/Feegles [Original.]

Sunday 21:21 · Weird things my readers buy on Amazon, part XXVIII: www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000H94RJ4/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000H94RJ4&linkCode=as2&tag=ongoing-20 [Original.]

Sunday 22:04 · Little black dress: blog.alexwaterhousehayward.com/2012/08/variations-on-theme-of-little-black.html [Original.]

Sunday 22:57 · Unreleased Pink Floyd moonwalk soundtrack jam from 1969: www.youtube.com/watch?v=i2HHT7txFQ0&feature=player_embedded Via @charlesarthur - watch full-screen! [Original.]


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