Week ending Sunday 2013/01/20

Monday 07:59 · Canadian mobile joy: wordsbynowak.com/2013/01/14/wireless-contracts/ [Original.]

Monday 08:41 · Words & video on imminent changes in Israeli politics. Can’t say we weren’t warned: www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/newsdesk/2013/01/the-israeli-elections-on-television.html & www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=n1oFOEY_6lM [Original.]

Monday 16:49 · “SILENCE, WHELP. TOUGHPAD HAS SPOKEN.” lookrobot.co.uk/2013/01/14/the-panasonic-toughpad-press-conference/ [Original.]

Monday 16:56 · @ryansholin Um, because Atlantic [Original, responding to @ryansholin.]

Tuesday 18:33 · @gapingvoid +Pärt [Original, responding to @gapingvoid.]

Wednesday 00:29 · RT @zenjournalist: Canada's CBC News reveals a shocking new twist in the Lance Armstrong saga twitter.com/zenjournalist/status/291458096138698752/photo/1 [Original.]

Wednesday 08:46 · @pkedrosky @wantering You might want to tell them that their front page is fairly busted on my Nexus 7. [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Wednesday 10:27 · MAC addresses and liberty; essential stuff: erratasec.blogspot.ca/2013/01/i-conceal-my-identity-same-way-aaron.html [Original.]

Wednesday 19:21 · RT @451wendy: Damn it, I've been putting two spaces after a period for 40 years, and I'm not about to stop now. #rebel #OccupySpaceBar # ... [Original.]

Wednesday 23:20 · @c_pruett Emacs baby [Original, responding to @c_pruett.]

Thursday 09:29 · Hanging out in London next Tuesday evening: t.co/v2UMdV44 [Original.]

Thursday 09:35 · @sogrady Nice predictions: s/queues/cues/ [Original, responding to @sogrady.]

Thursday 13:12 · @umairh 1. The ferment of metal music sub-genres. 2. Short-form writing. [Original, responding to @umairh.]

Thursday 13:36 · Apple's policy wd be OK were they not the only app source; effect isn’t “We won’t sell X”, it’s “You can’t have X” [Original.]

Thursday 13:43 · A curated ecosystem may be cleaner, brighter, and shinier. But I ain’t moving there. [Original.]

Thursday 16:12 · @androidzaurus My favorite: Boris [Original, responding to @androidzaurus.]

Thursday 18:24 · Have to turn Dock Hiding off on a regular basis to retrieve a window stuck over there. Is there a better way? [Original.]

Friday 09:01 · Now here is a guy who’s really, really pissed at Google: t.co/dOLygnU7 [Original.]

Saturday 12:30 · In which I use flamebait about women and coding jobs to argue that English lacks an important adverb: [Original.]

Saturday 22:34 · @vanriper That poll is ridiculous... Omits my top two choices, neither of which are obscure in the slightest [Original, responding to @vanriper.]

Saturday 23:14 · @jobsworth Supposed to be landing there noon Monday. Wish me luck. [Original, responding to @jobsworth.]

Sunday 09:11 · @kenhorn hmmmm good idea... [Original, responding to @kenhorn.]

Sunday 11:27 · @kenhorn How unfortunate for you. [Original, responding to @kenhorn.]

Sunday 14:43 · Foolishly transferred my amazon account from .com to .ca… now I can't use my gift card balance. Amazon about to lose a customer forever. [Original.]

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