4 of 5 stars to The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/151132066
4 of 5 stars to The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2233536637
Vernal Equinox 2012 in Catfood Earth http://catfood.net/blog/post.aspx?id=9fce2467-63bb-4d60-83f9-5bf29fc633fb via @CatfoodSoftware #equinox
How not to enjoy chocolate nuts: 1) leave them in the sun to melt and then 2) scatter liberally on the kitchen floor to add pet fur. Yuck.
Just released Cucku Backup Pro. GigaOm and InternetNews.com have already covered the launch. Check out the blog: http://tinyurl.com/o6ndew
RT @davidobrienirl: NO BART STRIKE MONDAY BART WILL B N FULL SERVICE TOMORROW
Good article: http://goo.gl/UMOHs (Tornadoes, climate change, and real scientific literacy)
Am now infant CPR trained. Tomorrow I'm learning how to breastfeed which seems more of a stretch... #fb
Skypeâ€™s Enhanced Chat Experience http://feedly.com/e/ApaUP9Ws -- i hope they're not kidding this time
Over half way now... Donate to SETI and reboot the ATA http://bit.ly/q6mtl9
I'm #reading One Day by David Nicholls http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/173396160
Watch out for the Script Kitties! (amusing typo in the Kindle release of Zero Day)
How did the Marines come to build a theater in San Francisco?
Dimbleby: "Fox News is not good enough, no". BBC America really getting on its game.
ITHCWY: The startup costs are too damned high: The Startup Genome people have launched a complicated tool toâ€¦ http://goo.gl/fb/mqm2K
RT @Caterina: #womensmarch https://twitter.com/Caterina/status/823215852522598400/photo/1
If only I could play real poker as well as I play pretend poker...
RT @vectorpoem: Actual ninja misreads job posting, infiltrates SF web startup, slaughters 27 brogrammers, leaves after failing to locate ...
3 of 5 stars to Dark Matter by Blake Crouch https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1688127152
I want @infragistics tools #Wintellect10
Adding 65,554 pages to the Internet. A personal best.
Git is a very accurately named tool. Just do a 'git --reset --HARD --HARDER --HARDER' and you'll be fine.
I'm #reading Nocturnes by Kazuo Ishiguro http://bit.ly/gfHFy4
Watching unit tests run with bated breath...
Land of the free taken nearly taken care of: http://bbc.in/vyhwlM just need to do something about home of the brave. #fb
Oh no, he just cut off Kate Bekinsdale's fingers!
Brave Brand Stand: http://goo.gl/N2n0f (Ben & Jerry's taste for protest)
Right, ready to sweep the Oscars.
I'm going to print up some 'No, Thank You' stickers for wars of escalation when stores want to prove you didn't steal something. #fb
Given the alternative, going with the brew free.
@robblewis i'll meet with anyone...
Discovered that the emergency broadcast system causes TiVo to lock up. EBS needs upgrading to include photos (it was an amber alert).
ITHCWY: Reviews and links for July 2011: The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry by Jon Ronsonâ€¦ http://goo.gl/fb/kblhR
Planetary redistricting in progress: http://worldofequaldistricts.tumblr.com/
ITHCWY: Worst special TiVo offer ever http://goo.gl/fb/OqiiE
Test from Cochabama
Getting excited about camping this weekend - it's the first time we'll have been in ages.
A detailed study of key blog metrics against household child volume: http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/correlation-is-not-causation-but
RT @MissionExplore: Mission:Explore Food â€“ Video yourself doing one of the missions from the book and get a free copy http://thegeographycollective.wordpress.com/2012/06/17/missionexplore-food-video-yourself-doing-one-of-the-missions-from-the-book-and-get-a-free-copy/
#ENG #USA at Thirsty Bear :)
ITHCWY: CAPTCHA advertising: Itâ€™s kind of clever because not only do you have to read the ad but you also have toâ€¦ http://goo.gl/fb/C0rQk
4 of 5 stars to Provenance by Ann Leckie https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2452140328
I'm #reading Rule 34 by Charles Stross http://bit.ly/mY6o8H
Live sighting near mile 23.
techcrunch seems to get us
Can't wait to install Visual Studio 2010. IntelliTrace... drool...
Mount Davidson (San Francisco's highest hill) 4K 360 degree timelapse: http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/mount-davidson-360-4k
Fuck Off As A Service http://bit.ly/12LA0X0 -- RESTful
Get an email when your webcam sees something totally surprising (Google Apps Script + Cloud Vision API): http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/get-an-email-when-your-security-camera-sees-something-new-apps-script--cloud-vision
Molly didn't make it to the next 10,000. http://on.fb.me/gSRQoe
I don't know what's more irritating - that the @KQED stream keeps looping, or the number of hours before I notice...
Always remember to read the response stream from a WebException before swearing in the direction of Mountain View...
The rise of "yes or no, yes or no, yes or no" in UK politics is quite depressing. #ge10
Last meeting of the week... unfortunately down in Palo Alto.
#hubspot and which blogging platforms would you avoid?
Plan: Check in code, walk dog, make G&T that counts as a single-serving binge and will soon be illegal :) #fb
Elusive beastie https://twitter.com/abfo/status/429384621847875584/photo/1
Much boosting and skepticism of 3D #sv10
Making bakewell slices then trying to figure out some oscar picks.
ITHCWY: AT&T MicroCell Woes: AT&T's MicroCell extends their famously inept network into your home or office. Itâ€¦ http://goo.gl/fb/QkFB4
The BBC has pulled the News 24 feed... no more video fix for overseas voters. Back to Radio 4... #ge2010
@mrsmele great coverage so far. 0.33% conversion can't really be spam, is this from your own list?
Bringing a dog to the cat picnic. #fb
W3C green-lights adding DRM to the Web's standards http://www.jwz.org/blog/2013/10/w3c-green-lights-adding-drm-to-the-webs-standards/ -well bugger, wouldn't have thought the web stack could get worse.
Radio 4: Can I buy you a new hard drive? - I Thought He Came With You http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/Radio-4-Can-I-buy-you-a-new-hard-drive.aspx via @abfo - @BBCRadio4, please read!
ITHCWY: Thinking about the UK referendum on AV: I just got my postal ballot for the UK referendum on switching fromâ€¦ http://goo.gl/fb/kQQRM
"narrative" is getting worn out, find something else to say - especially you, NPR
Ha, Apple rejects tweetie because you can say fuck on twitter (http://is.gd/mNfZ). Next they'll remove the web browser and phone. #frackers
Maybe it's time to select MPs on a rota basis. "I don't want to run education", "But it's your turn...". #fb
BBC News - Alan Turing: why the tech world's hero should be a household name http://bbc.in/LZizix
4 of 5 stars to The Redbreast by Jo Nesbø http://bit.ly/zPla30
Wheel now ~20% less likely to fall off. #fb
"Anniversary of the Blue Whale at London's Natural History Museum" http://feedly.com/k/1kZ0gK9 -- only just visited it.
Thanks John Robbins for a great #Wintellect10 talk... a few more tools in the debugging armory now.
Every possible permutation of my name is already taken on Wave :( #in
En route to Thirsty Bear
At Point Reyes for a yomp #fb
Pope gave Obama a "booklet" on right-to-life: http://bit.ly/19obP9
Joining @hubspot news release webinar at http://tinyurl.com/or4yo8
Tip for conversion from a slide - use a short URL that I can be bothered to type! #IMU
Analysis: The Darwin Economy: http://bbc.in/tnif8y
Graffiti - Public - Other_enter_additional_details_below/101 Elsie St San Francisco, CA 94110, USA http://bit.ly/Joz5pm #bernal-heights!
Why is the North East so quick at counting votes? #ge2010
ITHCWY: Siriusly?: Are you running your website on a VIC-20? http://goo.gl/fb/5rC59
Bill would force patent trolls to pay defendantsâ€™ legal bills | Ars Technica http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2012/08/bill-would-force-patent-trolls-to-pay-defendants-legal-bills/ +1, via @sr00t
For Whom the Bell Trolls: Life for a startup on the receiving end of a patent lawsuit http://bit.ly/12TcPKC -- yes, evil scum
Does your company use WinQual/WER (Windows crash reports)? Please get in touch if you do, I'd like to ask a couple of questions. #li #fb
@templer08 none, if you don't have RSS then I'm not listening to you... #IMU
Off to the Thirsty Bear
I guess the RFID updates stopped working, had me worried!
I installed @xobni for fast Outlook email search and to see twitter updates from my contacts. Get it free here http://box.ly/d #xobni
And the candidate the returning officer would most like to take home with them is... #ge2010 #fb
NextTEN Budget Challenge http://bit.ly/mjO4E5
360 degree 4k timelapse from Twin Peaks in San Francisco: http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/twin-peaks-360-4k
Idea for Google Maps "More" menu... "Bomb this location". Could integrate nicely with Google checkout and blackwater...
Not enough women in the business of software - long queue for the men's room ! #BoS2009
ITHCWY: Circles: I just got on Google+, and the Circles concept definitely moves the ball forward, but my heartâ€¦ http://goo.gl/fb/FSuPq
The only #SF residents who follow the MUNI front door only rule: http://goo.gl/dne9a ((title unknown))
Right, time to wail on RC3...
British press "better intellectually capitalized" - heard on NPR
Some of these line items are confusing - i.e. is it a positive or negative factor. #IMU
hulu streaming didn't really work out
Falsehoods programmers believe about time - riff on the malleability of computer time http://bit.ly/LxJzWS
@missionexplore Find astronomical proof that it really is turtles all the way down?
Red Tailed Hawk: http://bit.ly/bm2OJ5
Why London should be a national park http://on.msnbc.com/1L3BVBB via @msnbc -- watch and then --> http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/help-make-greater-london-a-national-park-city/
Must stop reading Photoshop Disasters!
Billions of dollars must be wasted by listening to stupid IVR systems telling you that their stupid options have changed. #fb
ITHCWY: Sand Ladder at Fort Funston http://goo.gl/fb/WvEW7
Found an abandoned pet mouse. Now called Christopher Twichens because it didn't show up at Borders either.
I'm #reading WAR by Sebastian Junger http://bit.ly/co6jQf
I love being able to support international customers using Google Translate.
1) Is the President above the law?
Much buzz about circles and video chat, but the ability to reply to a message from a toolbar popup is the best of Google+ for me so far.
@ATTCustomerCare can someone help with paperless statements not being delivered (and _not_ caught in spam filter)?
At Thirsty Bear enjoying a post-release IPA (and that my phone predicts Bear after Thirsty).
Apparently it's #IPADay - luckily there's some @21stAmendment in the fridge. http://ipaday.org/
Cow Fartpacks http://feedly.com/e/QXST55rc -- i'd pay good money for a dog sized one #fb
KQED Forum on GGNRA dog plan: http://bit.ly/gDPyCB (live now, link will have audio archive later).
It seems like time for cheese...
Wow Kate was not happy with going to bed tonight.
Developed mad crush on _Empire State of Mind_ while in the UK...
@DrDisco2000 unlike Weed, CA presumably...
Excellent, the pound is tanking - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/7560122.stm - hope it keeps going until October
Seem to be pretty broken today. Have fixed a few easy bugs but out of steam already.
@newscientist complains about misuse by creationists, but could have gone for a more responsible cover story: http://is.gd/hBDD
Gotye's YouTube orchestra remix of "Somebody That I Used to Know" http://bit.ly/Ny1Cu6
Listening to the dog cry :(
Office Halloween party fear: everyone else is coming dressed up as an 'office worker' #fb
Instead of banning the last thing used in a terrorist plot (i.e. Ink Cartridges), why not ban something at random? More likely to help.
@sanphrancisco thanks, looks interesting. I'm after more specific comparable sale data - playing with the cyberhomes api at the moment.
In DLL hell :(
Artist Captures Dog vs. Gopher Confrontation on Bernal Hill http://wp.me/p1dGY0-2IG - It could be Rudy...
This Mind Blowing Video Does NOT Use Green Screen http://bit.ly/QDgOpO
A career spanning nearly three blocks of Mission ;): http://goo.gl/xYV9M (S.F. bus driver marks 40 years behind the wheel)
Have got WinQual automatically syncing into FogBugz - as soon as a crash happens we get a new case and an email.
Seem to have picked up a cold from one of the innumerable meetings this week. Bugger.
I'm #reading Hull Zero Three by Greg Bear http://bit.ly/dYxNRe
How does Hulu manage to suck so badly and the missing app for cord cutting: http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/How-does-Hulu-manage-to-suck-so-badly-and-the-missing-app-for-cord-cutting.aspx#.Utxk0PRsBnU.twitter
ITHCWY: Catfood: Klout and Follower: Klout is building PageRank for people. You get a score between 0-100 based onâ€¦ http://goo.gl/fb/RVjqr
2-In-1 iPotty with Activity Seat for iPad http://bit.ly/14HJWFk -- OMFG, this is actually a thing you can buy
Sounds like one hell of a speed bump.: http://is.gd/dSsfFx (Tarmac lorry sheds its load on M3)
4 of 5 stars to A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1387120488
Windows Movie Maker seems to get a little worse with each release.
@mrsmele it's constant SF summer drizzle everywhere at the moment. On the plus side I'm going up to Sonoma tomorrow for wine and sun...
@sr00t escaped work early and found a hop stoopid. Very pleasant. https://twitter.com/abfo/status/220304292324704256/photo/1
I'm #reading Don't Vote It Just Encourages the Bas... by P.J. O'Rourke http://bit.ly/9gZZMT
I'm #reading The Testament of Gideon Mack by James Robertson http://bit.ly/hP9vbf
#SOTU - since when did the opposition response get to include color coordinated pod people?
Where the hell Is the 28L?
Tool to uninstall hated U3 from memory stick: http://u3.com/support/default.aspx#CQ3
In some Yahoo account loop of death.
Very happy that CodePlex has started supporting Mercurial :)
Sodastream is back!
Merging Resource Dictionaries for fun and profit - I Thought He Came With You http://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/Merging-Resource-Dictionaries-for-fun-and-profit.aspx via @abfo
Not really the main inequality of a monarchy...: http://goo.gl/Rw1EC (Girls equal in throne succession)
William Gibson Essays: http://bit.ly/ujTBEP (How much do I need a parallel universe reading day?)
via @TheOnion - No One Murdered Because Of This Image http://onion.com/QTyK44
Making key lime pie. Only they're not key limes, so I guess it's just a lime pie but that doesn't sound nearly as nice...
Coke machine not knowing your Facebook profile seen as a failure by Benioff. #w2s
Why Continuous Deployment May Mean Continuous Customer Disappointment http://feedly.com/e/cLJMXFwU
+1 for Apple allowing QuickTime without iTunes again. -1,000,000 for QuickTime still being needed on Windows.
Thank you solar inverter for dying just _before_ the end of your warranty.
...as if millions of uninterruptible power supplies cried out in terror, and were suddenly silenced... #officemove #fb
Unless you pay them for Google Apps...: http://goo.gl/E4Dhj (Google.com Has An Unmissable Ad Drawing Users To Google+)
People in Japan learning how to swear in English http://feedly.com/e/Y66txGxN -- ãƒ•ã‚¡ãƒƒã‚¯
@netsolcares thanks for the offer, issue has fixed itself. Your email support is *horrible*, non-answer and no-reply address. Still fuming.
Timelapse of stars in 4K from Pine Mountain Lake in Groveland, CA: https://ithoughthecamewithyou.com/post/stars-from-pine-mountain-lake
Far-Fetched Scams Separate the Gullible from Everyone Else http://bit.ly/MlEwF0
What is it with amazon.co.uk not stocking anything? At least have a giant checkbox to only show stuff you're willing to sell. #Frackers
What a happy coincidence. As well as #IPAday it's also goof off at work day: http://bit.ly/NcSWre
Smile! Cassini sets up shot of Earth http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-23373821#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa -- heading out now!
Renewed hatred for: FTP, USPS, people who don't think they need to cooperate when passing on a single lane road. #fb
I supported International Development E... by voting for them to win $25k with #chasegiving. Please fan, vote, and RT! http://bit.ly/3Us1i0
Feeling the need to play Battlships via SMS
@robblewis I'm better now. Hey, I know how to have lunch :)