Week ending Sunday 2013/12/22

Wednesday 07:49 · Everyone loves web-performance benchmarks: www.techempower.com/blog/2013/12/17/framework-benchmarks-round-8/ [Original.]

Wednesday 13:57 · @jvoorhis There are 2 forks, bonnie++ and bonnie64, usefully different. [Original, responding to @jvoorhis.]

Wednesday 23:04 · Got a Nexus 5. First pic. [Original.]

Wednesday 23:47 · @xchaotic Hm... most of the work was suppressing various notification noises, but yeah. [Original, responding to @xchaotic.]

Thursday 08:29 · Syd Barrett, Bob Dylan, and being bearish on markets and civilization: nihoncassandra.blogspot.ca/2013/12/the-60s-were-wild-enthralling-and.html [Original.]

Thursday 09:59 · It's hard to get an unlocked Moto G in Canada. Grmf. [Original.]

Thursday 15:54 · T-Mobile fired me: https://t.co/vgll5FBzVf [Original.]

Thursday 16:01 · . @allenholub Yeah, but in Heathrow you can buy a SIM from a vending machine pre-immigration. Problem solved. [Original, responding to @allenholub.]

Thursday 16:06 · @MisterSpire Apparently some accounts are grandfathered. [Original, responding to @MisterSpire.]

Thursday 16:10 · @dberkholz T3, works fine, 3 Network sims. [Original, responding to @dberkholz.]

Thursday 18:32 · @KenWalkerQB Yeah, recent change [Original, responding to @KenWalkerQB.]

Thursday 18:43 · @liggs Yeah, somehow I lost my existing saved card... the TMo site is sort of evanescent and changes randomly. [Original, responding to @liggs.]

Thursday 19:14 · Update: You can still refill&use non-US credit cards registered before T-Mo site screwup. They just don’t want *new* customers. [Original.]

Thursday 20:07 · @TMobileHelp I want to be your customer: https://t.co/vgll5FBzVf [Original, responding to @TMobileHelp.]

Friday 08:47 · @fidothe It’s OK, I regularly get my knickers in a knot about something that turns out to be PEBKAC. [Original, responding to @fidothe.]

Friday 09:09 · RT @headius: This video of Australian newscaster Richard Morecroft's pre-obituary gasps is a piece of art. youtu.be/6qgINgTTL2U [Original.]

Friday 09:41 · Who funds the climate-change denial campaign? A serious academic study: drexel.edu/now/news-media/releases/archive/2013/December/Climate-Change/ [Original.]

Friday 10:02 · @gklyne Cool! [Original, responding to @gklyne.]

Friday 10:02 · RT @gklyne: Some rough notes about my initial skirmishes with Google OAuth2/OpenID Connect - https://t.co/qYANf5tqI6 /cc @distobj @bitworki… [Original.]

Friday 11:23 · Hm, @brentsimmons is really down on Twitter: inessential.com/2013/12/16/learn_how_not_to_be_lonely_with_this_one Suggestions: Ignore celebrities, be ruthless, follow sparingly. [Original.]

Friday 11:26 · @sogrady I’m totally a river-of-tweets. I look every now & then to see what’s happening. Always start with scroll-to-top. [Original, responding to @sogrady.]

Friday 12:26 · Facebook Android app wants new permissions... Feeling negative about this. [Original.]

Friday 16:02 · @usesthis Don’t stop. [Original, responding to @usesthis.]

Friday 16:05 · Ah, a photographer’s photographer: newcameranews.com/2013/11/19/man-takes-100000-photos-in-2013-wife-says-none-of-them-are-any-good/ [Original.]

Friday 16:36 · @dhh Crockford’s original JSON sw license said it could “Only be used for good, not for evil.” Which actually caused some real problems. [Original, responding to @dhh.]

Friday 16:38 · @dhh Failed to meet OSF’s rules for being an officially-blessed “Open Source” license. Which kept it out of some deployments. [Original, responding to @dhh.]

Friday 16:40 · @samruby Hah, I see Doug’s been busy updating that site. ECMA-404 LOL. [Original, responding to @samruby.]

Friday 16:43 · One of my startups had a no-military-sales policy. Which turns out to be good - DoD is not a cost-effective customer for startups. [Original.]

Friday 18:59 · @ftrain On a tube amp with New Old Stock pre-war vacuum tubes. [Original, responding to @ftrain.]

Friday 20:15 · RT @bitworking: There's nothing like arbitrary limitations on how many, and what, characters I can use in a password to send me into an apo… [Original.]

Friday 20:22 · RT @doctorzaius: RSA you had one job [Original.]

Friday 22:37 · Twitter is interesting. Thus, so is raw data on usage patterns - radar.oreilly.comhttp/radar.oreilly.com/2013/12/tweets-loud-and-quiet.html [Original.]

Saturday 08:50 · @independentid Corruption. Also DoD selling is a specialized skill; startups don't have the bandwidth. [Original, responding to @independentid.]

Saturday 13:01 · What are handsets for? https://t.co/0FpL9IbVSW [Original.]

Saturday 18:45 · Sautéd winter veggies with a few extras for the longest night of the year. https://t.co/pvosUjt5ZJ [Original.]

Sunday 14:10 · @AllysonMcGrane What do the pugs get? [Original, responding to @AllysonMcGrane.]

Sunday 15:00 · 4K TV is BS: https://t.co/swF7BXv5dc Warning: Math. [Original.]

Sunday 23:20 · Sunday night music: “Rock ’n’ Roll Party (Honoring Les Paul)” by Jeff Beck: www.amazon.com/s/?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&field-keywords=Rock%20%27n%27%20Roll%20Party%20(Honoring%20Les%20Paul)&linkCode=ur2&tag=ongoing-20&url=search-alias%3Daps Fun! [Original.]

Sunday 23:23 · Jeff Beck & Trombone Shorty playing “Peter Gunn”! Ooooooooooooooooooooooooh! [Original.]


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