Week ending Sunday 2014/07/27

Monday 00:09 · Was watching BBC news and you could see Gaza city being blown to hell in real time over the announcer’s shoulder. [Original.]

Monday 10:02 · Verizon fires back at Level 3: publicpolicy.verizon.com/blog/entry/level-3s-selective-amnesia-on-peering Waiting with interest for the next chapter. [Original.]

Monday 10:08 · So cool; my bud @GarethKirkby’s Master’s thesis goes viral, leads to questions in Parliament: www.thestar.com/opinion/editorials/2014/07/21/charity_chill_raises_alarm.html #cdnpoIi [Original.]

Monday 10:18 · @nelson Very few people have a deep understanding of backbone peering tech/economics. I sure don’t. [Original, responding to @nelson.]

Monday 10:27 · Not a Netanyahu fan, but I hope he can find a way out of this war. Doesn’t look good though: america.aljazeera.com/articles/2014/7/21/gaza-hamas-netanyahu.html [Original.]

Monday 11:24 · @estherschindler Share findings please. [Original, responding to @estherschindler.]

Monday 11:47 · @kevinmarks Huh, I guess I’m an #indieweb guy by virtue of having my own domain & using my own blog software. [Original, responding to @kevinmarks.]

Monday 13:14 · @rabble I believe they took a policy decision: New World first. [Original, responding to @rabble.]

Monday 13:21 · RT @evanphx: Bitcoin lovers and experts: Will the blockchain size issue ever be solved? The fact that it's growing unbounded fast seems lik… [Original.]

Monday 13:24 · @rabble It's all about building out the CDN. A big deal for those guys. [Original, responding to @rabble.]

Monday 13:58 · @chuq @Periodicalist @GlennF @jsnell all these years later, micropayments are still infeasible. [Original, responding to @chuq.]

Monday 20:30 · @obie Teachable moment. [Original, responding to @obie.]

Monday 23:58 · Pretty pix of plants. Thinking about DoF. [Original.]

Tuesday 00:27 · RT @Max_Fisher: Key graf from the WSJ op-ed arguing that it’s fine to kill Palestinian civilians en masse online.wsj.com/articles/thane-rosenbaum-civilian-casualties-in-gaza-1405970362 t.c… [Original.]

Tuesday 07:40 · RT @bartongellman: From what I’ve seen there is ~100% correlation of snake oil and claims of “military grade” encryption in newly announced… [Original.]

Tuesday 09:01 · #OSCON is live-streaming at www.oscon.com/oscon2014/public/content/video (Seems bigger this year) [Original.]

Tuesday 09:03 · #OSCON aaaaaaaaand, the WiFI is holding up in the plenary (so few conferences manage this) [Original.]

Tuesday 10:16 · RT @zahedab: News: GOV UK announces document formats it will use #openstandards #ODF #PDF #HTML https://t.co/D1RRdMlGII [Original.]

Tuesday 11:09 · BTW, I’m doing #OSCON office hours in the exhibit hall today at 5:45. It’s during the expo “pub crawl”, which sounds like fun. [Original.]

Tuesday 11:27 · Entropy as a service! hundun.ae7.st/ [Original.]

Wednesday 09:23 · RT @chrisjrn: Kinda alarmed by @timbray's fire and brimstone today. Alarming. #oscon #alarmed [Original.]

Wednesday 17:20 · Git man page generator! git-man-page-generator.lokaltog.net/ [Snorted out loud in a pretty good OSCON session.] [Original.]

Thursday 00:11 · @colbycosh "Immigrant Song" is way underappreciated. As for Dazed and Confused, it doesn't care whether you like it. [Original, responding to @colbycosh.]

Thursday 10:33 · Ewww, suddenly, DropBox spam. Oh joy, a new thing in the world. [Original.]

Thursday 10:41 · RT @davidascher: See you at the public hearing re: proposed Gambier wood lot this evening in West Van: www2.news.gov.bc.ca/news_releases_2013-2017/2014FLNR0115-000954.htm [Original.]

Thursday 11:06 · Apache’s William Rowe at #OSCON: “Plain http: is nearing extinction” [Original.]

Thursday 11:22 · @technmsg If you can’t afford a cert (and it’s pretty cheap now) you can’t afford to be in business [Original, responding to @technmsg.]

Thursday 14:15 · Live video of erupting strife in Jerusalem: www.almayadeen.net/live [Original.]

Thursday 19:11 · Now, this is interesting - Tor_Onion_Proxy_Library: https://t.co/c1vIHAFOlM [Original.]

Thursday 19:13 · @technmsg Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good. [Original, responding to @technmsg.]

Friday 08:05 · In my morning paper, every day, an editorial/columnist about how awful it is for those poor Israelis that kids are getting killed next door. [Original.]

Friday 13:12 · @steveklabnik Hey, you oughta finish Picketty. There’s loads of non-obvious good stuff in there. [Original, responding to @steveklabnik.]

Friday 13:37 · Fujifilm updates their lens roadmap: www.fujifilm.com/products/digital_cameras/xf_lens/roadmap/ [My credit card is shuddering.] [Original.]

Friday 15:46 · Gaza is not just about them, it’s about us, too: blogs.channel4.com/snowblog/bring-israelis-palestinians/24316 [Original.]

Friday 15:55 · @zahedab ouch ouch ouch good luck. [Original, responding to @zahedab.]

Friday 17:36 · I just, for the first time, extrapolated a git command that would need to exist, and its exact form. I am MAD WITH GLEE. [Original.]

Friday 19:01 · Meanwhile, on MLB.tv, the worst team in baseball is up 4-1 on the best team in baseball. [Original.]

Friday 20:13 · @cote noseless fiends would be shambling through crumbling strip-malls HEADING FOR YOUR DOOR [Original, responding to @cote.]

Saturday 07:48 · There are clashes in Qalandia (near Jerusalem) and a REALLY GOOD photographer: ahmadnimer.tumblr.com/post/92914236396/more-from-qalandia-clashes [Original.]

Saturday 07:54 · @ANimer Astonishing pix on the Tumblr, thanks. [Original, responding to @ANimer.]

Saturday 07:55 · That guy taking the amazing pix on the West Bank (see ahmadnimer.tumblr.com/) is @ANimer [Original.]

Saturday 09:00 · @steveklabnik You’ll enjoy this: https://t.co/YPPC6rxhYh (follow the link) [Original, responding to @steveklabnik.]

Saturday 09:13 · Gosh, those awful Germans think investors with gripes should have to go to court like regular proles: www.cbc.ca/news/world/canada-eu-free-trade-deal-to-be-rejected-by-germany-says-report-1.2718981?cmp=rss [Original.]

Saturday 14:40 · @segphault I’ve had various HDMI interop issues over the years, more so than with other interconnect standards. [Original, responding to @segphault.]

Saturday 14:44 · Israeli feelings hurt at Gaza ceasefire terms. Seems clearly proved that massacres don’t stop the rockets, why not try Plan B? [Original.]

Saturday 16:55 · RT @al3x: “The things that have pushed me leftward began with [reporting on] our national security establishment for decades.” t.co/… [Original.]

Saturday 21:11 · RT @deborahsolo: "Thanks, baseball," said Roger Angell, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown today. [Original.]

Sunday 07:26 · RT @joshsternberg: Facebook is going to be around forever bc people will always have babies and need a place where they can show everyone t… [Original.]

Sunday 08:50 · RT @paulg: A pause in the bombing by Israeli forces – and the ruins of Gaza are laid bare. www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/26/gaza-pause-bombing-destruction-seen-israel [Original.]

Sunday 11:40 · @dangillmor I’d be willing to bet lots of intense legal-strategy thinking is going on right now. [Original, responding to @dangillmor.]

Sunday 11:44 · A brief history of tunnel warfare: www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-enemy-below-why-hamas-tunnels-scare-israel-so-much/2014/07/25/c7ef0902-1281-11e4-9285-4243a40ddc97_story.html [Original.]

Sunday 11:54 · @joshuatopolsky As a frequent traveler who horses luggage across town, I hate those things. [Original, responding to @joshuatopolsky.]

Sunday 11:55 · @joshuatopolsky Also I suspect they’re bad urban design, encourage fast traffic which is shopping-unfriendly. Streets shd be for people too. [Original, responding to @joshuatopolsky.]

Sunday 11:58 · Tropical-themed placemat on Provençal tablecloth. [Original.]

Sunday 12:16 · @dangillmor If G just says “no”, what recourse does the Canadian government have? [Serious non-rhetorical question.] [Original, responding to @dangillmor.]

Sunday 14:16 · Wow, check this out: Day-by-day tracking of the situation on the ground in Iraq. iswiraq.blogspot.ca/ [Original.]

Sunday 14:17 · @cstross Opportunity: Mobile character-tracking app! (There’s one for GoT, much-needed.) [Original, responding to @cstross.]

Sunday 21:34 · @daeaves I’ve effectively bailed from Aeroplan because of eUpgrade “add-on” charges. First non-AC Euro flight in years this autumn. [Original, responding to @daeaves.]

Sunday 22:48 · Pretty good piece on the endless no-exit Mideast horror show: mobile.nytimes.com/2014/07/28/opinion/david-grossman-end-the-grindstone-of-israeli-palestinian-violence.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0&referrer= [Original.]

Sunday 22:50 · @tenderlove any number of excellent walled-garden chat apps. Gtalk less walled but klunky. [Original, responding to @tenderlove.]


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