Week ending Sunday 2014/01/05

Monday 11:16 · @typekit How do I report a possible bug with a particular letter in a particular font? [Original, responding to @typekit.]

Monday 13:38 · Feedly down for everyone or just me? [Original.]

Monday 13:57 · OK, just a jammed cache or something, thanks all. [Original.]

Tuesday 11:26 · Re these NSA/Apple stories: www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2013/12/30/the-nsa-reportedly-has-total-access-to-your-iphone/ Seems unsurprising that anyone who can get their hands on your device can own you. [Original.]

Tuesday 15:50 · @cbjones1 I’d be amazed, but then I’ve been amazed by a lot of this spook shit. [Original, responding to @cbjones1.]

Tuesday 16:22 · @cstross Cool, but served in plain text & doesn't work over https <sigh> [Original, responding to @cstross.]

Wednesday 00:16 · 2 × 19 × 53. I knew you were wondering. [Original.]

Wednesday 09:28 · RT @PeterWJHarrigan: “@standupmaths: 2014 last year until 449,122 that is the product of smallest distinct primes of form 17n+2. ∵ 2×19×53 … [Original.]

Wednesday 10:03 · Under a blood red sky: https://t.co/aJMI61vvCl [Original.]

Wednesday 10:11 · “Fulfillment”: A funny and lethally sharp story about working at an Amazon warehouse: miraclejones.blogspot.ca/2013/11/fulfillment.html [Original.]

Thursday 08:19 · Why Bitcoin is interesting: cdixon.org/2013/12/31/why-im-interested-in-bitcoin/?utm_content=buffer63652&utm_source=buffer&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Buffer “The payment industry should be at least an order of magnitude smaller than it is today.” [Original.]

Thursday 09:55 · It's a $6.5K biz conf with CEO speakers; why call it “the code conference”? No-one who codes will be there. recode.net/events/the-code-conference/ [Original.]

Thursday 19:43 · So, contact juggling is a thing: https://t.co/4jpfirzjhF [Original.]

Thursday 22:22 · @joshtpm Where ON EARTH did that metaphor crawl out from under? [Original, responding to @joshtpm.]

Friday 10:03 · You can buy a complete RGB color book: www.thisiscolossal.com/2012/09/tauba-auerbachs-rgb-colorspace-atlas-depicts-every-color-imaginable/ - cool! I sorta did this online once: https://t.co/gFho9FxeHA [Original.]

Saturday 00:03 · RT @FakeUnicode: ﱩ Unicode Character 'GATOR IN POND WATCHING SCORPION ON TREE STUMP;IMPENDING PARABLE' (U+FC69) #FakeUnicodeConsortium http… [Original.]

Saturday 00:28 · @Skud The appropriate behavior is for them to act snotty but be secretly delighted. [Original, responding to @Skud.]

Saturday 14:40 · Here’s some 5★♫; Jeff Beck’s Les Paul tribute from 2010: https://t.co/jqCrbW8WTd [Original.]

Saturday 17:03 · I thought the football game was a washout so I went shopping during halftime. Quite a performance. Sad for KC, but Indy earned it. [Original.]

Saturday 19:34 · @codinghorror Also, usually 100% correlation in a single family. [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Sunday 10:22 · @M_Fkill I ain’t no computer scientist, I’m just a programming geek. [Original, responding to @M_Fkill.]

Sunday 10:32 · Groovy B&W processing with Silver Efex: https://t.co/0p9vkDubAg [Original.]

Sunday 15:33 · What marketers talk about when they talk about writing: www.linkedin.com/groups/Hi-everyone-when-youre-too-5109383.S.5822817838137618436 Eye-opening and saddening. [Original.]

Sunday 15:55 · @bascule Please share findings. [Original, responding to @bascule.]

Sunday 16:23 · Lexical Distance Among the Languages of Europe: elms.wordpress.com/2008/03/04/lexical-distance-among-languages-of-europe/ Outstanding piece of linguistic data-biz. [Original.]

Sunday 17:53 · Scottish Ruby Conference... wish I could go: programme2014.scottishrubyconference.com/ [Original.]

Sunday 18:39 · @ChipGriffin Start by not calling it “content”: https://t.co/tn058lAAUg [Original, responding to @ChipGriffin.]


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