Week ending Sunday 2014/01/19

Monday 10:48 · New online periodical with a good name that suggests its focus: Model View Culture: modelviewculture.com/ Also, check the Authors page. [Original.]

Tuesday 00:46 · @maboa My commenters are da best. [Original, responding to @maboa.]

Tuesday 00:47 · @vambenepe Those sharks, however, are never jumped, right? [Original, responding to @vambenepe.]

Tuesday 08:00 · This US appeals-court ruling could make launching an Internet-based startup much, much more difficult: gigaom.com/2014/01/14/breaking-court-strikes-down-fccs-net-neutrality-rules/ [Original.]

Tuesday 08:03 · What, you’re using Lightroom on your phone-cam shots?! https://t.co/rFqzMLeMST [Original.]

Tuesday 08:05 · Hi-ho, hi-ho, it’s off to Ontariario I go, gonna give a talk at the alma mater. Drop by if you’re near on Wednesday: www.uoguelph.ca/news/2014/01/in_snowden_era_online_privacy_crucial_u_of_g_speaker.html [Original.]

Tuesday 09:15 · @mattgalloway @bmatto Yeah... I detect no odor of death around mobile apps. [Original, responding to @mattgalloway.]

Tuesday 10:44 · @editingwhiz Interesting that you leave tech staff who, you know, actually do the work, out of that formulation. [Original, responding to @editingwhiz.]

Tuesday 11:27 · BTW, if you’re a droid dev debugging an onActivityResult() call, you may be fooled by: public static final int RESULT_OK = -1; [Original.]

Tuesday 11:42 · I went shopping but left the Internet behind: https://t.co/RAVVV36a5U [Original.]

Tuesday 13:42 · US hosting now less attractive, d'oh - www.peer1.com/news-update/nsa-scandal-uk-and-canadian-businesses-wary-storing-data-in-us (Peer1 hosts tbray dot org) [Original.]

Tuesday 13:53 · @Kasparov63 still, if the alternative is a US prison... [Original, responding to @Kasparov63.]

Tuesday 20:01 · English lacks the words to express the depth of my loathing for Toronto airport. [Original.]

Tuesday 20:02 · The road network was clearly designed by feeding LSD to gerbils and releasing them in the snow. [Original.]

Thursday 05:34 · The OpenBSD project needs some financial help real soon now: marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc&m=138972987203440&w=2 [Original.]

Thursday 05:53 · @willf Oops, yes, will respin [Original, responding to @willf.]

Thursday 05:57 · Warren Ellis’ novel Gun Machine has a video trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hU8L-sGeWaI (oops, fixed link) My review: https://t.co/LMQy7Gnmwo [Original.]

Friday 05:15 · @AppleCider_ Sure, send me an email [Original, responding to @AppleCider_.]

Friday 14:51 · @mezzoblue can one buy them in Vancouver? [Original, responding to @mezzoblue.]

Friday 18:42 · @wingedpig I respect you sir, but a well-done kappa maki is one of my sushi faves. [Original, responding to @wingedpig.]

Friday 19:14 · @chuq The sesame seasoning, light but firm, is what makes it work. [Original, responding to @chuq.]

Friday 19:14 · RT @ftrain: If the H&FJ lawsuit goes to trial it will give new meaning to leading the witness. [Original.]

Friday 20:31 · In which I praise Toronto visuals, diss its beers, and wonder further about replacing a serious cam with a phone: https://t.co/sTL8Oo2WzO [Original.]

Friday 20:40 · @AbadKhanNS Mill Street in the Distillery district, and somewhere in Paris, Ont. [Original, responding to @AbadKhanNS.]

Friday 20:49 · @AbadKhanNS Assuming there must be some pale ales. [Original, responding to @AbadKhanNS.]

Friday 22:40 · @hfiguiere With respect, I love Quebec, but really you can’t get a good pale ale east of the Rockies. [Original, responding to @hfiguiere.]

Saturday 08:09 · RT @raganwald: Both JavaScript Allongé and JavaScript Spessore make extensive use of the VanillaJS library vanilla-js.com/ [Original.]

Saturday 08:41 · RT @RobertMackey ICYMI @thelede: Twitter Suspends Hamas Accounts thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/17/twitter-suspends-hamas-accounts/?smid=tw-thelede&seid=auto [This seems unhelpful.] [Original.]

Saturday 22:46 · RT @postcarbon: Straight out of dystopian sci-fi: Beijing so smoggy they now show sunrises on giant TV screen: (via … [Original.]

Sunday 08:07 · How to get executed in China « China Change - chinachange.org/2014/01/16/politics-of-the-death-penalty-in-china/ [Original.]

Sunday 08:33 · "Our ISOs are high enough. Our sensors large enough. Our glass sharp enough." davidduchemin.com/2014/01/towards-mastery-again/ [Original.]

Sunday 09:06 · Chad Fowler: “Your Most Important Skill: Empathy” - chadfowler.com/blog/2014/01/19/empathy/ [Original.]

Sunday 10:02 · Hey @Dropbox - how about not inserting spaces in names of uploaded Android photos? #shellscriptpain [Original.]

Sunday 10:24 · @Kim_Bruning @Dropbox Oh yeah, it can be done, just trying to dodge some work. [Original, responding to @Kim_Bruning.]

Sunday 14:11 · @elharo Excuse me, I’m at 50°N latitude in the dim grey Pacific Northwest. Decent modern cameras take great pix at ISO6400. [Original, responding to @elharo.]

Sunday 14:12 · @b0rk OSCON, totally. /cc @edd [Original, responding to @b0rk.]

Sunday 14:12 · @emptywheel To be fair, game is kind of a grinder. [Original, responding to @emptywheel.]

Sunday 14:22 · Seriously, what is it with “Omaha”? [Original.]

Sunday 14:55 · @colbycosh Reassuring to learn my ignorance is so widely shared. [Original, responding to @colbycosh.]

Sunday 15:13 · Peyton’s not gonna have it that easy against either of those West Coast defenses. [Original.]

Sunday 22:25 · RT @EconAmericas: Canada, home of the cosmopolis [Original.]

Sunday 22:27 · RT @daeaves: We’ll be hosting an #OpenData Day Google+ Hang Out this Tuesday at 16:00 GMT. eaves.ca/2014/01/19/open-data-day-google-hang-out/ #ODD14 [Original.]

Sunday 23:25 · @Fuji_X_Pro Hm, ISO dial on the left. Bulge in the middle but not for a prism surely. [Original, responding to @Fuji_X_Pro.]


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