Commute failing to suck this morning...

ITHCWY: WPF commands with nested focus scope: Here's a frustrating WPF scenario — you use the ApplicationCommands…

Unfollow screenshot for Twitter.

Off to the 21st Amendment - it's by far my favorite amendment #fb

"The Wolf of Sesame Street: Revealing the secret corruption inside PBS’s news division" #fb

SSL Check: scan your website for non-secure content

:) Hot weather to continue next week

Hopping on @hubspot webinar:

Have got WinQual automatically syncing into FogBugz - as soon as a crash happens we get a new case and an email.

The Patent Protection Racket

Use Google+ or fuck off: - via @googlereader

In the interest of fairness should also close a street to pedestrians for safe drag racing @SundayStreets

Wow, it takes a long time to delete 64,000 files. And the new bDule update has completely borked the input panel - swaps initial letters.

@daveoflynn thanks Dave - if you see me later i'll buy you a beer :)

Catfood Software Blog | Catfood Follower Beta via @CatfoodSoftware

Announcing Source Code Pro -- nice code font @myEN

Doing at least one of life's certainties...

BBC News: Thanks for adding video tags to your RSS feed so I can avoid adverts for Wallonia. Now just stop using 'warn' in every title.

There's a planetary protection officer to prevent BP from getting their grubby mitts on Mars.

blowing away the last three days of misguided work :(

bored, waiting for film to start... wish that US cinemas would let you book seats and divulge the actual start time... #frackers

Check out Catfood WebCams on Google Play!

Hey, Terry Jones, skip the Qurans and burn up a few proxy servers for me. Thanks. #fb

LooseLips is a post only twitter client that shares photos on Facebook: #li

San Francisco first - just got hailed by a cab.

4K B&W timelapse of @SFBayBridge

@AnswrExpt happy to help. Email me... Robert.Ellison@...

Dog fur splinter... ow!

RT @IDEX: Create lasting solutions to poverty. Join @IDEX at our event, Seeds of Change on June 23 #charitytuesday

@british_airways weather is beyond your control, but 545 minute wait for customer service is ridiculous and web site is useless!

Volcano blows smoke rings

House of Lords reform: Nick Clegg's crazy plan is a pay day for has-beens and never-wozzers via @Telegraph

3 of 5 stars to The New Rules of Marketing and PR by David Meerman Scott

@BillRivers and do you like it?

Google stopping Wave development... and the singularity clock moves back to 23 hours and 45 minutes before midnight.

No, you're thinking of mahogany: (Is monogamy essential to democracy?)

Trying to figure out why Vista won't go to sleep...

Seven days to decide the fate of the Oxford comma:

Curated == chaved #fb

Good news and bad news annihilate, creating nervous energy and a newsino

Don’t use Microsoft emails (hotmail,outlook)... -- Skype hacked

About time to go to the beach :)

I'm going to count backwards from 10...:

It's so damn hot, I saw little guys, their orange robes burst into flames.

Holiday tip: nobody is trying to post a goat at the Noe Valley post office.

Was God required for the Big Bang panel rather unfairly stacked 100% against God #SETIcon


All cases cleared - at least for now :) #fb

Looking forward to some crumpets :) #fb

Clean energy & economy debate live now via @livestream

More testing today :( I'm ready to start creating new bugs ;)

Twitter just suspended Cleat... No idea why and no explanation. Will have to email. Sigh...

USS Hornet:

British Airways: great time to not bother with 24-hour support on your "executive club" line...

Adobe Acrobat & Flash wide open to attacks again:

Exoplanet found 'just next door' <-- let's go there! #fb

Time for gin, snacks and pretend poker :) #fb

VP of Growth at @justanswer -

@AskCiti Seems to be a general issue and I'm off to the UK for two weeks to bad time to talk. New version of the web site just not working.


UNIX as Christianity --

Blog rant: Why I Hate TreeViews:

@mrsmele had to get the updated site live in time for launching Cucku Pro - press release went out at 6am PST. Brutal, but worth it.

Had forgotten how much I dislike DWML. Repetitive tag use, inconsistent layout and irritating indirection.

Check out "SF Tech Community Mixer" via @eventbrite

"Brown? In London? Papers please." -- really? are we Nevada now?

Defensive Patent License: judo for patent-trolls

RT @cucku: 1,000 year DVD-R: (The Register). Pity the writer is $2.5K. Typical DVD-R experience:

Lots of dolphins cavorting at Fort Funston today - perfect day for a walk at the beach.

ITHCWY: Going Chrome: I came to Chrome OS by a circuitous route. Initially I though a browser in a box was a silly…

Rudy wishes I hadn't just shown him: "Saber-toothed squirrel" from the dinosaur days - Boing Boing

BBC News - 7 questions on computer programmes (more of a history / pop culture quiz)

Apparently the dog can't drink alcohol on his new pills. If it was the cat this would be a problem - she does love her G&Ts.

4 of 5 stars to So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

Have xAuth blessing... hopefully no more

Contraction timer written for Android - despite not really liking Java it's not a bad platform to code for. Beta tester sleeping... #fb

@ajs_gingertom short version, farmer in smoky bar, inhales and clears air, asked how: ex-tractor fan :)

Facing interminable wait outside Burma Superstar. Should be Myanmar (sp?) Superstar really.

Must stop reading Photoshop Disasters!

Mile 21

Registered for Bay to Breakers, despite repeated attempted muggings from bottom feeders.

Testing a page fragment cache...

2 of 5 stars to Terminal World by Alastair Reynolds

Gamification is Not a Four-Letter Word via @gzicherm

#ces09 got my first change to fly Virgin America @thisishowtofly - they rock, game over, all other domestic carriers doomed (except Alaska).

Enjoying Weed

@sr00t escaped work early and found a hop stoopid. Very pleasant.

Going to try and see the new Bond on black friday - may end up regretting this...

Fatbeard (Un Lightsabre terrible!)

Hipster Coffee Lovers Rejoice, Blue Bottle Coffee Raises $20M -- for one cup of coffee

360 degree 4k timelapse from Twin Peaks in San Francisco:

I'm #reading Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

Dear @Google: don't kill @GoogleReader or remove key features! Sign at @GoogleTech

Clipper just send out an email about expiring credit cards... and CCd a couple of thousand of customers. #SF #FAIL

Struggling with DemoForge.

The broader issue here is whether any laws apply to the President, or as Nixon claimed anything the President does is…

I side 90% with Jill Stein...

Drumming fingers, waiting for Google Play to do whatever it is that it does...

Visualizing Bernal Heights After Lots and Lots of Sea-Level Rise -- surprised Holly Park is still around.

For each day the CA budget is late fire a random legislator and ban them from office for 5 years. #fb

Chop chop Devon... #ge2010

New @UserVoice Facebook integration is awesome:

In interminable queue for new California Academy of Sciences.

WPF in a bootstrap :) WiX beta is making me about as excited as it's possible to get about installation

Uservoice is back to life, details at - and they followed up by twitter and email so gold star for support.

@johnmccain - if balancing the tax system is socialism what’s bailing out bad home loans?

Head wind on bike ride not appreciated. Damned car and it's two day firmware upgrading holiday.

Finally solved the sleep problem. @gillwilson 's computer was pinging mine for some reason (suspect failed print job). Rebooted both.


@phsumi thanks for the WPF NotifyIcon wrapper.

Go Al!: (Senator Franken shames homophobic imbecile)

You can practically hear Nimoy's eyebrow raise. "It was not John McCain." (Salon - Obama is Spock)

Sun has materialized just in time to visit my favorite amendment :) #fb

Dynamo rush hour!

Installing Windows 7 RC

Surely he's just doing that to screw with Gaddafi?: (Obama's war tent)

Shipping :)

RT @GovPressOffice: .@JerryBrownGov declares state of emergency for the City and County of San Francisco: #RimFire

I now have the silliest shoes:

ITHCWY: Reviews and Links for November 2012: Tsar (Alexander Hawke, #5) by Ted Bell 2/5 Good yarn, poorly spun…

5 of 5 stars to Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson

I think needs some sort of free tier. Maybe a smaller character limit, or no vowels or something.

Bacon quiche, sunny walk around the hill, Fresh Air over, happiness :)

Beach -> Centering Reunion -> Oscar Party

ITHCWY: Catfood: Klout and Follower: Klout is building PageRank for people. You get a score between 0-100 based on…

@urbagirl wow, he'd love that even without needing PT after the surgery. Thanks :)

Time to make some chocolate pots :)

I need some 21 Rock... #StrongBeerMonth #fb

Plan: Check in code, walk dog, make G&T that counts as a single-serving binge and will soon be illegal :) #fb

To make matters worse I only just realized that you can delete your own comments. I'm obviously in no fit state to operate the facebooks.

Watching @BillRivers tagging potholes along Clay Street...

@gillwilson I was planning on putting it in the chili. Instead there are now two cans of beans. Grrrr.

@Minifig81 it can take a few minutes to update. Try setting a different wallpaper and then switching back to force it.

@d_shep, check out

the mars lander is twittering (MarsLander), be the first to know when it gets attacked

#fail @IntuitInc, if you want a longer username say so up front. Or at least don't clear the rest of the form when you reject it.

RT @CatfoodSoftware Tweet from the command line with Catfood Cleat:

@nihiofkdi must be something in the US then... doesn't seem to just be me.

Right, because someone might see a photo of someone in a burqa: (Sarkozy questions 'neutral' net)

@gillwilson leaving now...

Flying rhinoceros:

How is Event Viewer on Vista so slow? It must have taken a concerted effort to make it so painful.

What happened to Any Questions? this week:

RT @IDEX: Have we got an exciting challenge! Starting TODAY, for every new fan we get until March 25th, a generous supporter... http://f ...

I've said it before, but funny how that works both ways: (Study links parenting to drinking)

Off up Hill 88

RT @TheOnion: RT @Pontifex: Who am I to tell me what to do?

Infants seriously cut into recreational coding time. #SLOCD up to about 5. #fb

Freeloading #SF area scum, go chip in for @kqed at so I can stop listening to Ira beg. Please.

gutted that palin failed to botch the debate, at least according to the telegraph


One of the few govt costs deemed essential enough to maintain: Congress' gym. Here's an extra sweaty #FuckYouCongress

Support the International Refugee Assistance Project

BBC News Quiz backup on air - must listen - :)

ITHCWY: Reboot computer in C# / .NET: .NET doesn’t support rebooting, logging off or shutting down your computer…

3 of 5 stars to Constellation Games by Leonard Richardson

Over indoctrinated by Daniel Tiger.

Backyard visits on @nest #nestcam

The Anthem @healthjoinin phone system is the number 4 cause of death in the US. #fact.

Marked as to-read: The Lean Startup by Eric Ries

Gold Star to Intuit QuickBooks assisted payroll support - panic from IRS levy notice dispelled in under a minute.

ITHCWY: Geotagging posts in BlogEngine.NET: I've written an extension for BlogEngine.NET that automatically adds…

RT @SenSanders: I'm very proud to be introducing the Medicare for All Act today, which has 15 co-sponsors in the Senate, a record level of…

Sick weekend: three people with colds, dog with a very bad stomach, cat was never right to start with. #fb

Filing and then budgeting. Grrrr.

@gillwilson probably already gone. I'm abfo.rob or something horrible like that.

Bay Bridge Bike Path Bolts Break -- might just stick to BART and boats... #fb

@mrsmele great coverage so far. 0.33% conversion can't really be spam, is this from your own list?

ITHCWY: Finding NPR on Windows Mobile: Now here's a niche: I'm occasionally jealous of an iPhone app, in this case a…

Catfood Software Blog | Catfood WebCamSaver Beta and Free License Offer via @CatfoodSoftware

4 of 5 stars to Farthest Field by Raghu Karnad

Good news - got a speaking engagement lined up. Bad news - Vegas in January again.

Bakerloo line closed, Circle line no longer goes in a circle, would be faster to take BA :(

VIDEO: The best ever April Fool's ever? -- no, panda eggs!

Timeline of the far future

*Why* give tenure to teachers? Makes no sense.

Shit Bernalites Say: from @bernalwood

At Outlands Festival. Foggy.

@mrsmele how odd. I'm using incognito mode for banking and normal mode for porn ;)

Test cycle ride to work and back. Still breathing.

The @intelligence2 pay wall is more like intelligence square rooted... after hearing a story on PM now leaving the site again.

Fortune Cookies for Android:

Inbox tamed, nearly time for a gin... (hint, hint @gillwilson)

ITHCWY: Go-arounds: LEGO and Legislative Service: LEGO: I wrote in January about LEGO's[1] misogynistic latest LEGO…

It's miscellaneous monday...

Oh the agony of vanilla Win32 :( #fb

ITHCWY: Near-plurality of idiocy: "In the 30 years since Gallup started asking people whether they believe humans…

Sun deemed to be over yard-arm: hitting the deck with J.G. Ballard and and an old, speckled hen. #fb

Insufficient whale supply.

Hey @googlechrome , I'd like you better if you didn't go on an 'aw, snap' fest every time Windows reboots.

Graffiti - Public - Other_enter_additional_details_below via @seeclickfix

Mighty Mutt Strut #GGNRA:

Succession reform doesn't go far enough... should be based on gvt run reality TV program and raise money at the same time:

On to RC2... Fingers crossed

Famed Tokyo electronics center to close -- sad

"Juxtaposing random Tweets with unprotected IP-based CCTV intercepts" -what webcamsaver missed @catfoodsoftware

I uploaded a YouTube video -- San Francisco Bay - 24 hour time lapse

Skype Will Finally Start Syncing Chat Messages Across Devices -- thanks!

Harvesting .NET builds from VMs... I wish MS would put out a disc of these. Need these for WinDBG.

I've been a l10n muppet. Hopefully fixed now.