Week ending Sunday 2014/09/21

Monday 00:05 · @ginatrapani “the problem is that there are altogether too many boardrooms, and none of them are on fire” - @PennyRed [Original, responding to @ginatrapani.]

Monday 00:28 · @christianlanng Nope, optimizing for developer productivity has been correct in the current context. [Original, responding to @christianlanng.]

Monday 00:44 · RT @EveryHexColor: #D65D07 [Original.]

Monday 00:56 · @BenedictEvans So… what proportion of the value of an “Android”-labeled device is Google apps? We’re about to find out. [Original, responding to @BenedictEvans.]

Monday 07:31 · RT @dewitt: A high-quality $100 phone may not get the press of wearables, but I think this changes the world more. officialandroid.blogspot.com/2014/09/for-next-five-billion-android-one.html [Original.]

Monday 08:44 · What’s the event behind the hashtag “#digc202”? [Original.]

Monday 08:58 · The right place for crypto stuff is in the cloud: https://t.co/xykcKXaovC [Original.]

Monday 09:56 · Autocorrect seems to think Hell is in Cleveland… [Original.]

Monday 09:58 · @wingedpig Liked your last one… [Original, responding to @wingedpig.]

Monday 11:33 · RT @bodil: I've been using Node since before it was cool and I've yet to see any meaningful client/server codebase overlap. [Original.]

Monday 16:29 · RT @wingedpig: New startup stats: 48k lines of #golang code, 11.6k lines HTML, depends on 23 libraries. Postgres, Elasticsearch, tinydns, n… [Original.]

Monday 16:46 · RT @dethe: 20 years of programming, tech writing, tech mgt experience. Big companies and 13 years in Van. startups. Interested? t.co… [Original.]

Monday 16:55 · RT @mnot: Firefox has landed HTTP/2; "the next era in Web tech has begun." https://t.co/czTmPI8sgu #http2 [Original.]

Monday 17:13 · @pkedrosky …and then compress the essentials into a tweet. Well, 2 or 3 if you have to. [Original, responding to @pkedrosky.]

Monday 19:19 · @Dymaxion Quantitatively, how much carbon are we talking about? #notrhetorical [Original, responding to @Dymaxion.]

Monday 23:49 · Pleased that I can put U+2008 PUNCTUATION SPACE, U+2009 THIN SPACE and U+200A HAIR SPACE in Android TextViews with decent results. [Original.]

Tuesday 00:40 · “Apple confirms iPhone 6 NFC chip is restricted to Apple Pay”: www.cultofmac.com/296093/apple-confirms-iphone-6-nfc-apple-pay/ [silly me, I thought it was actually interesting] [Original.]

Tuesday 13:07 · Remarkable animated graph of Japan’s population cohorts. Would love to see for some other countries: www.ipss.go.jp/site-ad/TopPageData/Pyramid_a.html [Original.]

Tuesday 19:57 · Hey @ShawInfo my internet has been very shaky last day or two… you guys having network problems? [Original.]

Tuesday 22:15 · Is there a way to make Chrome tell me what the insecure resources are? Console says it’s all https: and data: [Original.]

Tuesday 22:19 · RT @joeranweiler: @timbray Looks like your search box uses non-https google for the "action" attribute. [Original.]

Tuesday 22:20 · Wow… so it’s because you could start here and *go to* a non-https page. [Original.]

Tuesday 22:30 · To be precise, there was a

Original, responding to @chriseppstein.]

Friday 21:00 · RT @zooko: Tahoe-LAFS “Tesla Coils&Corpses” meeting: end-to-end authenticated git, certificate-authority-free TLS: https://t.co/77AkCTeNyD [Original.]

Friday 21:23 · I was thinking of switching my blog over to Sass, but I'm not awesome enough. [Original.]

Saturday 09:54 · There are 2 kinds of shirts: The kind that comes with extra buttons, and the kind that loses buttons. [Original.]

Saturday 11:19 · @chriseppstein Must be wonderful to be that awesome. [Original, responding to @chriseppstein.]

Saturday 12:51 · Ace Apple Store experience diagnosing frapped Mac. Why can't anyone else replicate the Apple Store? [Original.]

Saturday 13:19 · @h0h0h0 An intelligent human saw me, did the right thing, they have the replacement part, will fix in 48 hours. Sad this is so rare. [Original, responding to @h0h0h0.]

Saturday 14:31 · @nelson Yeah. Guy actually listened to my narrative, ran diagnostics on that basis, they have the part, will fix by noon Monday. Impressed. [Original, responding to @nelson.]

Saturday 14:34 · Reproducible bug report on my OpenKeychain crypto code. Provoked by search for “alice”. Ha ha ha. [Original.]

Saturday 14:49 · @mnot *snicker* apt-get install suse - one can think of a few more such formulae [Original, responding to @mnot.]

Saturday 15:06 · @lobrien not bad [Original, responding to @lobrien.]

Saturday 15:07 · @hfiguiere video card fried. [Original, responding to @hfiguiere.]

Saturday 15:08 · RT @Boogie2988: Finally an unbiased comparison between the new iPhone and the latest galaxy by @TheOnion [Original.]

Saturday 15:16 · RT @LesliBoldt: Absolutely fascinating. The secret meeting that broke the B.C. teachers’ impasse www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/the-secret-meeting-that-broke-the-bc-teachers-impasse/article20712872/ #bced [Original.]

Saturday 15:22 · Scorching response to Apple’s privacy policy. Is this level of paranoia reasonable? Your call. www.jwz.org/blog/2014/09/why-we-believe-apple/ [Original.]

Saturday 15:23 · @hfiguiere Apple persists in calling it a “logic board” but yeah. [Original, responding to @hfiguiere.]

Saturday 15:43 · You can believe all sorts of right-wing BS and still think Net Neutrality is important: www.jamesjheaney.com/2014/09/15/why-free-marketeers-want-to-regulate-the-internet/ [Good piece actually] [Original.]

Saturday 15:44 · @mezzoblue Moving the Godwin goalposts, are ya? [Original, responding to @mezzoblue.]

Saturday 15:52 · RT @Brilliant_Ads: Science World: Golf [Original.]

Saturday 18:26 · Keybase.io now available as a Tor hidden service: https://t.co/zpsZ8G2nT1 [Original.]

Sunday 13:05 · PureScript talk by @bodil starts a little slow but then gets to brain-melt speed pretty quick: https://t.co/L22cToJwbb [Original.]

Sunday 13:37 · Ebola is trending on Facebook. [Original.]

Sunday 16:48 · @nzkoz $235/yr delta. Wow. [Original, responding to @nzkoz.]

Sunday 16:51 · @nzkoz More precisely: People who don’t listen to those of their employees who know how… [Original, responding to @nzkoz.]

Sunday 17:00 · That was some damn good football, that was. [Original.]

Sunday 17:41 · @al3xandru Superbowl rerun [Original, responding to @al3xandru.]

Sunday 17:55 · Pinksplosion [Original.]

Sunday 18:12 · I strapped the old Pentax macro on the Fuji and went flower-hunting: https://t.co/0jOKnBe0dq [caught a bee too.] [Original.]


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