Week ending Sunday 2013/10/06

Monday 07:05 · @raganwald puts or shut up, so to speak. [Original, responding to @raganwald.]

Monday 16:23 · @harviej Hm? [Original, responding to @harviej.]

Tuesday 07:47 · I wrote on Medium: “Privacy Primer” - [Original.]

Tuesday 09:29 · @avi4now Impulse, plus my computer & blogging capability were temporarily broken. If it were on my blog it’d be longer. [Original, responding to @avi4now.]

Tuesday 17:39 · @dhh You’ve been playing with the Fujis, right? [Original, responding to @dhh.]

Tuesday 17:51 · @dhh I use the X-E1 but with the same lens on it all the time, so maybe should’ve gone with the 100. [Original, responding to @dhh.]

Tuesday 21:45 · 2013 Nexus 7 with LTE: [Original.]

Tuesday 21:55 · @codinghorror a couple weeks I think [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Tuesday 21:58 · @myfear What are these “phone calls” of which you speak? [Original, responding to @myfear.]

Tuesday 22:14 · One of the best “The Setup” episodes ever: sandor.katz.usesthis.com/ [Original.]

Wednesday 09:42 · The Internet Society is trying to teach the world about basic identity issues: www.internetsociety.org/manage-your-identity Not bad. [Original.]

Wednesday 11:36 · @pamelafox Been married twice, once to an ungeek, once to a heavy geek. Issues either way but the latter is way better. [Original, responding to @pamelafox.]

Wednesday 11:38 · @mezzoblue I dismissed the whole Note line as dorky, but they’ve sold gazillions. Go figure. [Original, responding to @mezzoblue.]

Wednesday 12:20 · @jperras Germany? Iceland? [Original, responding to @jperras.]

Wednesday 16:13 · @duncan @danielpunkass or, instead of “every n”, “on reasonable grounds”, e.g. you’re suddenly in a different country, or other heuristic. [Original, responding to @duncan.]

Wednesday 23:19 · @dgreen Nope. [Original, responding to @dgreen.]

Thursday 07:03 · @simonstl Not bad. [Original, responding to @simonstl.]

Thursday 09:26 · What’s a convenient way to short the whole stock market? Don’t have to get *that* close to US default to panic it…. [Original.]

Thursday 09:34 · @gregr Cool, thanks. [Original, responding to @gregr.]

Thursday 09:37 · RT @gregr: @timbray handy list of some other inverse ETF’s: www.tradermike.net/inverse-short-etfs-bearish-etf-funds/ [Original.]

Thursday 09:44 · @DaveO This feels like a short-term play to me. SH looks decent, also Avi suggested going long ^VIX. [Original, responding to @DaveO.]

Thursday 14:59 · @duncan Servlets, basically a sound idea, now buried in a thousand tons of enterprise cement. [Original, responding to @duncan.]

Thursday 16:17 · @Stv Exactly. You’d think the relative impact of GoldenEars & CanadaLine are writing letters of fire 50ft high for all to read. [Original, responding to @Stv.]

Thursday 17:03 · Snowden’s statement to Euro Parliament committee: www.whistleblower.org/blog/44-2013/2976-gaps-radack-reads-full-statement-from-snowden-to-european-parliament-committee [Original.]

Thursday 18:36 · @msokolov Use Chrome [Original, responding to @msokolov.]

Thursday 18:50 · Dodgers vs A’s in the series. You heard it here first. [Original.]

Thursday 18:53 · Decentralizer; Probably important work, no matter how you feel about the premise: decentralizer.com/ [Original.]

Thursday 18:55 · If Adobe can’t manage to lock down the password store, can you? blogs.adobe.comhttp/blogs.adobe.com/conversations/2013/10/important-customer-security-announcement.html #getoutofthepasswordbusiness [Original.]

Thursday 19:32 · The tabs! They multiply like magnificently miscellaneous maggots! [Original.]

Thursday 19:40 · @gruber Ah, sweet memories: bluejayhunter.tumblr.com/post/39265478876/animated-gif-roberto-alomars-tomahawk-chop [Original, responding to @gruber.]

Thursday 20:05 · Just finished reading Coraline (bedtime story, in installments) to my 7-year-old. Excellent, and for grownups too: www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000FC1192/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B000FC1192&linkCode=as2&tag=ongoing-20 [Original.]

Thursday 20:07 · @gruber At the time the Atlanta press was all “graceless bush-league move”. <snicker> [Original, responding to @gruber.]

Thursday 20:18 · Wondering if the cell gear in the N7V2 could do telephony… anyone know? [Original.]

Thursday 20:43 · @Guticb Why? [Original, responding to @Guticb.]

Thursday 20:50 · Obviously, Twitter is much more interesting culturally than it is as a business. [Original.]

Thursday 22:52 · The Internet is one great big fat culture pump, don’t you forget it: [Original.]

Thursday 23:23 · So, Adobe’s password-reset page has excellent visual design. #bitterlaughter [Original.]

Friday 07:59 · @ndw Well, until you start typing a contact's name/address into map search and get magic autocompletion. But yeah, it's an issue. [Original, responding to @ndw.]

Friday 10:36 · @ethicalsean Slides are mostly just graphics, the narrative isn’t on them :( [Original, responding to @ethicalsean.]

Friday 22:46 · Undocumented Aliens #AddaWordRuinaMovie [Original.]

Friday 22:47 · Repo Financing Man #AddaWordRuinaMovie [Original.]

Friday 22:50 · The English Are Patient #AddaWordRuinAMove [Original.]

Saturday 00:28 · 8½ Inches #AddaWordRuinaMovie [Original.]

Saturday 00:48 · Anyone who’s spent time in Paris will be asking: How the *hell* did they get that footage? Anyhow, watch full-screen: vimeo.com/74857458 [Original.]

Saturday 01:25 · БЕО ЗОО ВРТ: www.beozoovrt.izlog.org/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=76&Itemid= [Original.]

Saturday 11:12 · @marcoarment The comments to that article are an education in themselves. [Original, responding to @marcoarment.]

Saturday 11:15 · @DickHardt Talked to ’em at Gluecon. Puzzled, I asked “what are trying to do here?” Couldn’t understand the answer. [Original, responding to @DickHardt.]

Saturday 13:02 · Put a few $ into S&P shorts, betting the Repubs would come close enough to default to scare the Street. Not working so far. [Original.]

Saturday 13:07 · Highly recommended: The cryptosphere write-up: “Is it NSA proof?” [Original.]

Saturday 15:02 · @Richard_Kadrey That a Sandman? Title doesn’t sound like it. [Original, responding to @Richard_Kadrey.]

Saturday 15:46 · Discovered redstate dot com, www.redstate.comhttp/www.redstate.com/, the white-hot center of the Tea-party Republican shutdownista thinking. ZOMG. [Original.]

Saturday 16:28 · @Richard_Kadrey Excellent! May the flow be with you. [Original, responding to @Richard_Kadrey.]

Saturday 17:43 · Touring around wingnut sites, encountered the phrase “secular jihad”. Really rather good. [Original.]

Saturday 19:32 · I’ll have whatever Verlander’s having. [Original.]

Saturday 19:35 · @harper It thinks you should get an Android. [Original, responding to @harper.]

Saturday 22:28 · @jphalloran Damn fine ball game. [Original, responding to @jphalloran.]

Saturday 22:29 · @harper Haha Moto X would be my first choice. Hope your 5S rejoins the land of the living. [Original, responding to @harper.]

Saturday 23:25 · RT @RonHogan: Folks, @sondosia has been told a @facebook page asking whether she should be murdered meets "community standards." t.c… [Original.]

Sunday 18:37 · @DonDodge And Ryu, like Fernando, can hit. [Original, responding to @DonDodge.]

Sunday 18:41 · I’m usually in tune with Banksy’s directions, but I really dunno about this one: www.banksy.co.uk/2013/10/05/all-city [Original.]

Sunday 22:28 · Sort of irritating that www.amazon.com/ does not offer https access. Book/movie shopping should bloody well be private by default. [Original.]


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