Week ending Sunday 2014/02/16

Monday 14:53 · Going to run “The Day We Fight Back” banner on my blog tomorrow: https://t.co/bqCbZHSP89 You might want to as well. [Original.]

Monday 23:55 · Decorated my blog with the #stopspying message: https://t.co/HsaLM7KDBX Fix yours up too for the day, see thedaywefightback.org [Original.]

Tuesday 09:05 · Why Flappy Bird is brilliant: https://t.co/1xCLhzaKrh [Original.]

Tuesday 11:11 · This is a test, pls ignore. [Original.]

Tuesday 13:07 · A heartwarming post about @al3x’s new gig: https://t.co/kuCN7fsstt [Original.]

Tuesday 14:11 · How I’m thinking about browsers these days. [Original.]

Tuesday 14:17 · @codinghorror But I don't think JS, the DOM, and CSS are very good. [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Tuesday 14:28 · @DadaBeatnik Oh drat, Coffeescript <updates picture> [Original, responding to @DadaBeatnik.]

Tuesday 14:38 · Oops, forgot CoffeeScript [Original.]

Tuesday 17:14 · Trying to buy a train ticket from Barcelona to London online from Vancouver... it’s hard. [Original.]

Tuesday 17:20 · @bslobodin Yeah, looks great but only *from* not *to* London :( [Original, responding to @bslobodin.]

Tuesday 17:26 · @tenderlove That did it. I owe ya. Why couldn’t I find them with a search? [Original, responding to @tenderlove.]

Tuesday 17:27 · Aaaaaaaaaaaand, did it. Thanks, and a geek hug, to @tenderlove [Original.]

Tuesday 19:20 · Turns out a friend of mine is going to England to compete in the MRDWC. Can you guess what that stands for? mrdwc.comhttp/mrdwc.com/ [Original.]

Tuesday 19:38 · The Landscape Alphabet; eccentric and beautiful: www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details/collection_image_gallery.aspx?assetId=1067319&objectId=3402039&partId=1 Via Charley Parker, linesandcolors.com/ [Original.]

Tuesday 20:37 · RT @fredbenenson: A GoPro fell out of a plane and landed, intact, in a pig pen (wait for it)... via reddit https://t.co/UNAgGssL3Z [Original.]

Tuesday 20:38 · Introducing Muzei Live Wallpaper: A living museum for your Android home screen - https://t.co/ItpPqtc76V [Original.]

Tuesday 21:11 · @tcolar *snicker* [Original, responding to @tcolar.]

Wednesday 00:39 · RT @timcaynes: commute @ Stowmarket instagram.com/p/kTrxeDtEiw/ [Original.]

Wednesday 07:52 · @JeniT I don’t think HTML is really a problem and in particular don’t understand why markdown is better, since it’s about isomorphic. [Original, responding to @JeniT.]

Wednesday 08:06 · EU making noise about “Internet Governance”: europa.eu/rapid/press-release_IP-14-142_en.htm [Original.]

Wednesday 08:19 · @pattibacchus VSB have any STEM/coding-for-kids programs currently active? Thanks. [Original, responding to @pattibacchus.]

Wednesday 11:41 · OpenID Connect is accelerating down the runway: openid.net/2014/02/04/14-day-notice-of-vote-for-final-openid-connect-specifications-and-implementers-drafts/ [Original.]

Wednesday 15:34 · @brentsimmons Nope, jQuery is the new assembly [Original, responding to @brentsimmons.]

Thursday 00:06 · @colbycosh Pleasingly, not 12hrs off Pacific Time. [Original, responding to @colbycosh.]

Thursday 10:58 · @adaptivepattern I think it’s fair to say that there’s pretty broad consensus we could do way better than the current DOM. [Original, responding to @adaptivepattern.]

Thursday 11:02 · @thornedu It’s an OpenID Foundation thing, not ours. We helped build it though. [Original, responding to @thornedu.]

Thursday 11:11 · @adaptivepattern I think the fact that anything serious now relies on jQuery is pretty powerful evidence. [Original, responding to @adaptivepattern.]

Thursday 11:22 · @thornedu Hm? AccountChooser is a good thing, helps avoid the NASCAR-page ugliness. Not bootstrapped yet, but getting there. [Original, responding to @thornedu.]

Thursday 11:27 · @adaptivepattern Well yeah. The DOM was specified in the 90s. We’ve learned since then. [Original, responding to @adaptivepattern.]

Thursday 22:57 · @GreatDismal They have lots of big thick carpets. Also, topsoil. [Original, responding to @GreatDismal.]

Friday 00:56 · @rcousine @Rsaloust It makes terrific TV [Original, responding to @rcousine.]

Friday 00:56 · RT @ScanBC: #Vancouver Police are at Coal Harbor Dock with a male damaging boats with a boat anchor. Currently hiding in engine room of a b… [Original.]

Friday 11:59 · OH: “X & Y got drunk and nasty in chat one night and quickly remorsed in the morning”. Another noun verbed! [Original.]

Saturday 11:02 · @nelson It’s like rent-a-cars, the radios always have treble & bass cranked to the max. #puzzled [Original, responding to @nelson.]

Saturday 11:05 · @nelson On the other hand, Sabbath’s “War Pigs” sounds great with those settings! [Original, responding to @nelson.]

Saturday 11:22 · Interesting & thoughtful Persona perspective from Mozilla: https://t.co/9ZuOWrpCND [Original.]

Saturday 11:24 · Classical music, more popular than God. Or football*: properdiscord.com/2014/02/13/f-u-stats/ [Original.]

Saturday 11:26 · Mirrorless market: 40% in Japan, 25% other Asian countries, only 10% in US & Europe - www.dpreview.com/articles/5988185050/fujfilm-interview-the-only-way-is-to-keep-innovating Mirrorless is gonna win. [Original.]

Saturday 11:27 · Actually this interview with a Fuji marketing guy is probably interesting to anyone following camera trends: www.dpreview.com/articles/5988185050/fujfilm-interview-the-only-way-is-to-keep-innovating [Original.]

Saturday 14:37 · @tug Good piece, thanks. [Original, responding to @tug.]

Sunday 11:19 · Rask just about beat Canada single-handed. #impressed [Original.]

Sunday 12:00 · Wikipedia beats the world, once again: https://t.co/ZFQ9QGEi9T Also, hockey. [Original.]

Sunday 12:01 · Argh, Olympic hockey final is at 4AM Pacific time. [Original.]

Sunday 12:13 · @rezendi Hm, you’re right. Should’ve said “very nearly” which is much more portable English. [Original, responding to @rezendi.]

Sunday 20:26 · Mermaid love: f-l-e-u-r-d-e-l-y-s.tumblr.com/post/70946821149 [Original.]


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