Week ending Sunday 2014/08/24

Monday 08:05 · RT @GOTOaar: GRAND OPENING of #gotoaar with @timbray ’s #keynote “Does the #Browser Have a Future?” gotocon.com/aarhus-2014/presentation/Does%20the%20Browser%20have%20a%20Future [Original.]

Monday 08:05 · RT @GOTOcph: GRAND OPENING of #gotocph with @timbray ’s #keynote “Does the #Browser Have a Future?” gotocon.com/cph-2014/presentation/Does%20the%20Browser%20have%20a%20Future [Original.]

Monday 08:11 · In which I take up a SERIOUS topic: Pancakes, and what goes on them: https://t.co/XVF5HwkcV2 [Original.]

Monday 10:35 · @chadfowler Some are very territorial. [Original, responding to @chadfowler.]

Monday 10:38 · @chadfowler Personally I favor saxual freedom. [Original, responding to @chadfowler.]

Monday 13:03 · RT @TheTedNelson: Monotheism is so oppressive, with its narcissistic, sexually obsessed dictator. Polytheists have a choice of god-pals. [Original.]

Monday 15:30 · More crypto-in-JS infrastructure. From Keybase, bsd-licensed, browser& node: https://t.co/J3gGKM34rg [Original.]

Monday 15:48 · @lnxwalt It might still be. Not clear yet. IF it could be made trustworthy it’d be damn useful. [Original, responding to @lnxwalt.]

Monday 16:32 · @Medium Why? [Original, responding to @Medium.]

Monday 18:41 · Amusing infighting over LA Dodgers’ TV rights: www.economist.com/blogs/schumpeter/2014/08/sports-television [Original.]

Monday 19:24 · @onaclov2000 Not that I know of [Original, responding to @onaclov2000.]

Monday 22:06 · Is there a decent event-planning plugin for @SlackHQ ? [Original.]

Monday 22:21 · Ils sont fous ces Americains: https://t.co/HHkhHqE6OS [Original.]

Monday 22:27 · I was teargassed a few decades back, in rowdy street demos. It scares everyone away except for those full of rage. [Original.]

Tuesday 09:52 · Practical cert/key pinning: https://t.co/Jrw8ricOXN More native apps should be doing this. [Original.]

Tuesday 10:29 · @jbqueru Yeah, but there are a LOT of those HTTP/JSON APIs; most of them have the base URL compiled in already… [Original, responding to @jbqueru.]

Tuesday 10:59 · How big is that comet Rosetta is orbiting? https://t.co/6siYs9Je8e [Original.]

Tuesday 14:16 · @jzawodn Steer south. [Original, responding to @jzawodn.]

Tuesday 21:29 · @anildash I occasionally post significant events onto the Talk page of my own page and ask for an update, and I usually get it [Original, responding to @anildash.]

Tuesday 21:46 · Remarkable photo-essay on post-jihadi Mali: lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/08/18/women-beyond-the-veil-in-mali/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0 [Original.]

Wednesday 08:08 · I’m getting Twitter notifications of response tweets from last week. Huh? [Original.]

Wednesday 08:12 · Maximum entropy/complexity: Multiple Mideast wars, American tax legislation, Global weather patterns, my Gmail Contacts. [Original.]

Wednesday 09:43 · @kvox Except for, espresso drinks have less caffeine than norteamericano brewed coffee. Cool pix though. [Original, responding to @kvox.]

Wednesday 09:45 · @Kingsolmn Haven’t looked at any of them. [Original, responding to @Kingsolmn.]

Wednesday 10:54 · Microsoft abandons ALEC; good for them! www.cnet.com/news/microsoft-aims-to-be-greener-and-drops-alec-membership/ Last time I looked, Google was still throwing money into that filthy pot. [Original.]

Wednesday 11:42 · It’s not even surprising any more when Canada’s government tries to censor science it doesn’t like: boingboing.net/2014/08/20/canadian-government-orders-sci.html [Original.]

Wednesday 11:46 · @scalzi I do, you should. Never had a complaint. A lot of people *rely* on Twitter to keep up with people they find interesting. [Original, responding to @scalzi.]

Wednesday 15:07 · List of diglossic regions: https://t.co/d58RzmVwU4 [Original.]

Wednesday 17:27 · @sayrer yep, let’s all back to 0-delimited char *. Just can’t beat it. [Original, responding to @sayrer.]

Wednesday 18:46 · RT @thereaIbanksy: #HandsUpDontShoot [Original.]

Wednesday 21:33 · @SlackHQ Tried to wire up G+ events without success so far. [Original, responding to @SlackHQ.]

Thursday 09:03 · Rack is finished. One of the truly great pieces of infrastructure: https://t.co/vbUUr8GHEL [Original.]

Thursday 10:27 · Dear @christyclarkbc - Why am I not seeing news stories EVERY DAY about urgent work under way to open the schools in September? [Original.]

Thursday 10:27 · Dear @christyclarkbc - we don’t want $40/day, we want our kids educated. [Original.]

Thursday 10:31 · @chrisonhismac Lobbying my elected representatives. This is controversial? [Original, responding to @chrisonhismac.]

Thursday 11:14 · OSCON was great for women: opensource.com/life/14/8/practice-makes-perfect-how-tech-events-make-women-feel-welcome OSCON was tough for women: anontechlady.wordpress.com/2014/08/04/my-first-oscon/ [Original.]

Thursday 12:15 · Delightful Indian dessert! [Original.]

Thursday 17:00 · Got yer deep-space background tracks right here: https://t.co/nouRwq7bmX [Original.]

Thursday 17:50 · So that “free-range” label on the egg carton turns out to be a lie: www.care2.com/causes/this-is-who-laid-your-free-range-eggs.html [Original.]

Thursday 19:04 · @bmann Clearly they need a new label meaning “The hens go outside”. With regulation, because farmers are not the greenest demographic… [Original, responding to @bmann.]

Thursday 19:05 · @shanebee That corner of the lake must’ve been a beautiful place before they built Hamilton on it. #exDofascoCoop [Original, responding to @shanebee.]

Thursday 19:06 · RT @ScanBC: #Vancouver PD attending to an emotionally disturbed female threatening to stab a friend in the head if he refuses to fix her co… [Original.]

Thursday 19:09 · @segphault Those claws… [Original, responding to @segphault.]

Thursday 19:12 · @bmann I’m sensitive to charges of over-regulation but know farming culture a little too well. [Original, responding to @bmann.]

Thursday 20:13 · @anildash But #notallwhites … [Original, responding to @anildash.]

Thursday 20:14 · Some damn good pitching happening in LA tonight. [Original.]

Thursday 23:15 · @chuq Isn't that what Lightroom's for? [Original, responding to @chuq.]

Thursday 23:52 · @chuq Oh yeah, I’ve got a few published tilties too; I admire your dedication to fixing past errors. [Original, responding to @chuq.]

Friday 01:00 · Flamenco! At Vancouver’s Kino Café, just down the street from us. [Original.]

Friday 08:05 · Low-light flamenco photography: https://t.co/MhenLDOLZ0 [Original.]

Friday 08:09 · @craigmod No, I think they really actually mean compiled native-mobile apps. [Original, responding to @craigmod.]

Friday 17:21 · @marekwojt Hah, we have some things in common. Sitting on deck at Keats Island cottage, view looks like one of your pix. [Original, responding to @marekwojt.]

Saturday 20:37 · RT @MarlenePR: NEED SIGNATURES - Delivering this petition to CC at the Leg on Mon, Aug 25 2:00 www.thepetitionsite.com/373/030/758/premier-clark-negotiate-with-teachers-to-protect-public-education/ …#sayyestomediation [Original.]

Sunday 10:26 · @blaine Same @pmharper who’s stonewalling this inquiry is aggressively funding tax audits on environmental charities. [Original, responding to @blaine.]

Sunday 10:42 · @blaine Trouble is, Libs & NDP could easily split the oppo vote & give him another term. Argggh. [Original, responding to @blaine.]

Sunday 11:49 · @laurenbeukes I’m thinking 8-ish is Potter-debut age. [Original, responding to @laurenbeukes.]

Sunday 11:52 · It’s not yaks all the way down, right? RIGHT?! [Original.]

Sunday 14:21 · Want yer maximal pessimism about the future of the Mideast? “The End of Liberal Zionism”: www.nytimes.com/2014/08/23/opinion/sunday/israels-move-to-the-right-challenges-diaspora-jews.html?_r=0 [Original.]

Sunday 22:03 · Dead star. [Original.]

Sunday 23:18 · 127 Banksies: twistedsifter.com/2014/07/the-ultimate-banksy-gallery/ [Original.]


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