Week ending Sunday 2012/11/11

Monday 07:56 · Rob Ford is a toon, right? [Original.]

Monday 07:57 · @rasmus_kaj Ack is too slow, I use find … | xargs grep … Way faster. [Original, responding to @rasmus_kaj.]

Monday 12:04 · Urgh, big ugly Sophos vulnerabilities: archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2012-11/0032.html [Original.]

Monday 16:02 · @shanselman Hrmf www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2009/06/14/The-4-Hour-Workweek [Original, responding to @shanselman.]

Monday 19:04 · @headius “solid multi-threading” is an oxymoron. Use Erlang. <snicker> [Original, responding to @headius.]

Monday 19:54 · “There are no accidents. You found this site for a reason.” romneymegaprayer.com/ [Original.]

Monday 20:58 · Dear America: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/11/05/Election [Original.]

Monday 21:09 · Awfully nice photogeekery from Alex Waterhouse-Hayward (semi-NSFW): blog.alexwaterhousehayward.com/2012/11/four-one-alexandria-quartet.html [Original.]

Tuesday 11:24 · Checked in patches to Bonnie-64; started working on it in 1989. Haven’t typed “svn commit” in a while. Thanks tfb. code.google.com/p/bonnie-64/ [Original.]

Tuesday 16:37 · Dear America: Which of your networks should I watch your election on? [Original.]

Tuesday 18:33 · CNN totally has the best animations and interactive bright&shinies. [Original.]

Tuesday 19:16 · My first substantial Intrade win ever, McAskill beats Akin. [Original.]

Tuesday 21:54 · All these Repubs on TV saying Obama really needs to understand he doesn’t have a mandate. Hmm. [Original.]

Wednesday 08:15 · One-paragraph explanation of the election results (from The Economist last year, not me): www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/11/07/Election-Explained [Original.]

Wednesday 09:33 · @dserodio Get the Chrome beta, that’ll fix it. [Original, responding to @dserodio.]

Wednesday 21:28 · My fave totally-deranged election reax… You might be a PORGI: www.nationalreview.com/corner/332872/times-david-gelernter [Original.]

Wednesday 22:15 · OK, this is a pretty cheap laugh. Bambino digs the Zep: [Original.]

Wednesday 23:36 · @codinghorror I plead guilty. It's a nervous tic, that's all. [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Wednesday 23:53 · Man, Bruce needs to have an f2f with God soonest & get Him to stop beating up on NJ. [Original.]

Thursday 13:36 · #devoxx keynote draft: 3000 words. Too long, with Android & Chrome & Cloud & Identity demos! <gets the word-knife> [Original.]

Thursday 15:05 · Yes, this is about “social media”; is that still a thing? www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/11/08/Social-Media-2012 [Original.]

Thursday 15:09 · @joshbloch At least he seems to enjoy his insanity. [Original, responding to @joshbloch.]

Friday 17:44 · I got 93/100 in this html5 kerning game type.method.ac [Original.]

Friday 19:19 · @hfiguiere Sponsorship [Original, responding to @hfiguiere.]

Friday 19:30 · @aidanfeldman @hacknjill So not true. [Original, responding to @aidanfeldman.]

Friday 19:32 · @pkedrosky Interesting… I thought Edge was least interesting. www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2010/01/23/It-Might-Get-Loud [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Friday 19:58 · @pkedrosky I strongly recommend taking in a show by one of White’s bands. The guy is an entertainer. [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Friday 21:07 · @davidascher ...It wound down long ago. [Original, responding to @davidascher.]

Friday 21:24 · Can I find Blood & Chrome on some combination of Roku and/or Plex? [Original.]

Friday 21:57 · And the answer is, get a Plex server going, add it to Roku, get the YouTube channel, use the horrible Search function, and yes. [Original.]

Friday 23:46 · @GlennF @siracusa I sure wanted to tighten up the letters a lot more than was possible. But "Quijote" was way fun. [Original, responding to @GlennF.]

Saturday 14:23 · The 100th birthday of “The Rite of Spring” is coming up… with related humor: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/11/10/Andy-Doe [Original.]

Saturday 18:49 · 538: “Perhaps it won’t be long before Google, not Gallup, is the most trusted name in polling.” fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/10/which-polls-fared-best-and-worst-in-the-2012-presidential-race/ [Original.]

Saturday 18:53 · Actually, most interesting thing in that piece is the good performance of Internet polling in general: fivethirtyeight.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/10/which-polls-fared-best-and-worst-in-the-2012-presidential-race/ [Original.]

Saturday 20:19 · @eachus Why? [Original, responding to @eachus.]

Saturday 21:40 · Blood and Chrome: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/11/10/Blood-and-Chrome-HOWTO [Original.]

Saturday 23:11 · RT @SelfAwareROOMBA: Monstrous Ursine knows not what to make of ROOMBA. [Original.]

Sunday 12:00 · The record would suggest that the Bengals aren’t as good as they look today. But wow, they look good. #nfl [Original.]

Sunday 12:03 · Why we need conservatives: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/11/10/Why-we-need-conservatives [Original.]

Sunday 12:12 · @CallipH It’s brutal. [Original, responding to @CallipH.]

Sunday 21:12 · @crazybob Please share any good answers [Original, responding to @crazybob.]

Sunday 22:43 · Watch "This Machine Destroys EVERYTHING" on YouTube www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibEdgQJEdTA&feature=youtube_gdata_player [Original.]

author · Dad · software · colophon · rights
picture of the day
November 11, 2012
· Short-form (350 more)

By .

The opinions expressed here
are my own, and no other party
necessarily agrees with them.

A full disclosure of my
professional interests is
on the author page.