Week ending Sunday 2012/12/09

Monday 09:37 · ICYMI: Why I switched to https, and you should too. https://t.co/WJOK2wLc [Original.]

Monday 16:17 · Big Android news: [Original.]

Monday 16:39 · RedMonk have always been very close to my world-view, good on ’em, happy tenth: redmonk.com/sogrady/2012/12/02/ten/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+tecosystems+(tecosystems) [Original.]

Monday 16:58 · Email from Vint Cerf, pointing at and asking us to spread the word. [Original.]

Tuesday 09:42 · Dear LazyWeb/HTTP savants: Why does www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2011/10/20/-big/RUNE3297.jpg.html work, but not ? No help in the httpd logs. [Original.]

Tuesday 09:56 · @IBBoard woah that’s gotta be it. Thanks, digging… [Original, responding to @IBBoard.]

Tuesday 11:20 · Thanks everyone, especially @matthewlaird. It was a rewrite rule. [Original.]

Tuesday 16:23 · AccountChooser, a project of the OpenID Foundation: [Original.]

Tuesday 18:04 · Hobbit ads on bus shelters are totally hair-band. [Original.]

Tuesday 18:16 · @distobj Could probably pass the Turing test as a side-effect [Original, responding to @distobj.]

Tuesday 21:26 · By far the most interesting Internet story going on these days is #ingress. Completely invisible to the Apple-centric world, BTW. [Original.]

Tuesday 22:28 · XKCD shares a recently-developed habit of mine: xkcd.com/1143/ [Original.]

Tuesday 22:46 · @mnot @vambenepe We swing every which way there is, baby. [Original, responding to @mnot.]

Tuesday 23:09 · Nadezhda Illarionova: www.linesandcolors.com/2012/12/04/nadezhda-illarionova/ [Original.]

Wednesday 07:27 · Gonna be on TV, sorta, tomorrow. Drop by: OAuth, OpenID, AccountChoser, Identity, the Universe, and Everything. https://t.co/nvpGh5Op [Original.]

Wednesday 07:38 · @cpswan Nope, that’s up to the IDP. AC just co-ordinates sending people off to the right IDP. [Original, responding to @cpswan.]

Wednesday 07:39 · Damn nice of you, California, to put on all this rain to help me feel at home. That’s enough now. [Original.]

Wednesday 09:20 · Awwww, Dave Brubeck died. Seemed like he’d go on forever. Context: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2006/04/17/Take-Five [Original.]

Wednesday 09:33 · We’ve had an internal app store for years, glad they managed to productize it. Super useful: googleenterprise.blogspot.com/2012/12/a-new-way-to-distribute-your-internal.html [Original.]

Wednesday 11:50 · Fixed a bug on favcolor that affected only Google accounts (and none of mine, sigh). If login was b0rked, it’s probably better now [Original.]

Wednesday 11:59 · @icing Yeah, I’ll write that up and publish it, there are a couple messy bits to clean up. Sinatra, Bootstrap, nothing fancy. [Original, responding to @icing.]

Wednesday 12:27 · Someone should do a comprehensive review of popular Android devices with a total focus on GPS/compass quality. #ingress [Original.]

Wednesday 13:14 · RT @is0ph: @timbray He died 2 years after having been implanted with a pacemaker. I bet the thing was beating at 4/4 and didn’t help him ... [Original.]

Wednesday 13:39 · @DonDodge Hah, so non-Americans should pile in, then... [Original, responding to @DonDodge.]

Wednesday 16:38 · Hey @blaine, want to post your AC comments in your own space, then I can link to it & we can have a proper public conversation. [Original.]

Wednesday 16:44 · @BWJones @duncan Not new with Retina, just an occasional OS X thing I thought, starting with Lion. #fondmemoriesofsnowleopard [Original, responding to @BWJones.]

Wednesday 17:28 · @BWJones @duncan Yeah, my late-2011 MBP, and my 2010 MBP before it [Original, responding to @BWJones.]

Wednesday 17:52 · Wow, all these years in, I discover that OS X Emacs has emacsclient & server built in and it Just Works. #theOneTrueEditor [Original.]

Wednesday 19:30 · @jroper Not possible [Original, responding to @jroper.]

Wednesday 21:48 · Maybe it’s comfy but damn it’s ugly: www.wired.com/design/2012/12/audi-chair/ [Original.]

Thursday 08:59 · On the air in a half-hour: [Original.]

Thursday 10:04 · The day after I plug AccountChooser, someone b0rks a DNS transfer and it’s gonzo. The Internet is cruel. [Original.]

Thursday 10:14 · @bryantcutler Not *quite* released yet. [Original, responding to @bryantcutler.]

Thursday 10:52 · @alsutton It’s hard to tell, jbq already left a glowing trail when he walked. [Original, responding to @alsutton.]

Thursday 12:37 · Made a little teeny gem, [Original.]

Friday 00:49 · RT @kaseumin: What I could do in 30 sec;open the door to secure the way of escape, put my cat in the bag, put on a coat, grab a mobile. ... [Original.]

Friday 00:58 · Overheard: “If only batteries could be recharged by collecting XM...” [Original.]

Friday 12:26 · Sushi Mania, Main&23rd, fine food and... heated benches! Brilliant on a cold day. [Original.]

Saturday 10:17 · Bah, @VancouverSun gives Vivian Krause a full page for tinfoil-hattery: US enviro funders secretly trying 2 suppress Cdn competition. [Original.]

Saturday 10:18 · @dhh When you can run Rails on an iPad, it’ll seem less weird. [Original, responding to @dhh.]

Saturday 11:06 · Outstanding piece in the Atlantic about US politics. The votes are redstate/bluestate, but the people aren’t: www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2012/11/red-state-blue-city-how-the-urban-rural-divide-is-splitting-america/265686/ [Original.]

Saturday 11:37 · Canadian cell tower map: www.ertyu.org/steven_nikkel/cancellsites.html [Original.]

Saturday 11:44 · Variations on a magic trick: [Original.]

Saturday 12:47 · @davidascher Oh really… I thought there were all about the same. Not true? [Original, responding to @davidascher.]

Saturday 14:58 · @alexwh flash drive is quicker and less hassle [Original, responding to @alexwh.]

Saturday 17:38 · Why Ingress is interesting; www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/12/08/Ingress [Original.]

Saturday 18:54 · @VancouverPD No particular questions, but good on ya for wading in here. [Original, responding to @VancouverPD.]

Sunday 08:32 · @imabuddha Yep, but obviously you need one with GSM. [Original, responding to @imabuddha.]

Sunday 09:56 · @benpickering I’m old-school [Original, responding to @benpickering.]

Sunday 11:28 · Hm, someone needs to do a massive comparative review of #ingress performance of popular Android devices. @arstechnica, I’m looking at you. [Original.]

Sunday 15:27 · @imabuddha yep [Original, responding to @imabuddha.]

Sunday 15:49 · @c_pruett This tweet is too, I guess, because it linked to yours. [Original, responding to @c_pruett.]

Sunday 19:28 · Turns out there’s some keyboard shortcut that puts a Mac into white-on-black (i.e. color-negative) mode. Does it ever look weird. [Original.]

Sunday 19:43 · Yep, that’s it: Ctl-Opt-Cmd-8. Give it a try for some good clean fun. [Original.]

Sunday 21:51 · Prisencolinensinainciusol - proof that rap was invented in Italy in 1974? Stay for the harp break at the end: www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcUi6UEQh00 [Original.]

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