San Francisco, if it's not too much trouble could you get some bloody cabs!

Isn't this exactly what you get from decent analytics? Seems that hidden traffic would be when JavaScript is off. #IMU

@RavenEllison I still think it's a good idea. Will have to have a play the next time I need to edit a video.

A 'frigging miracle' from Cringely: (Be a Hero, Barry)

@RavenEllison maybe when Kate goes to university...

RT @Pearldotcom: is now in beta, come check us out at #PearldotcomLaunch

Should have had that tea...

4 of 5 stars to Personal by Lee Child

Does anyone go to Disney World without children? I think that's why you go back #BoS2009

The hole Rudy dug in the garden today is the only dog-made object visible from space.

@mrsmele I was testing rather than buying. It's just interesting how complete the change seems to be.

Windows Mobile #fail - download email when tethered to a PC, enjoy roaming email charges later even though it's set to manual :(

Dear SQL Server Installation Center: how about you install your own damn pre-requisites?

Toast sandwich is UK's 'cheapest meal' (can't possibly be true - not factoring in cost of electricity!)

Happy 2009!

2 of 5 stars to Presence by Richard MacManus

RT @cucku: Cucku Backup 2.0 launch coverage roundup: (Cucku Blog)

Cannot make myself understood today. Need to hire an interpreter.

How Newegg handed a patent troll its own ass on a plate +1, good job @Newegg

Writing helpful API documentation « The Amiable API #API

Far-Fetched Scams Separate the Gullible from Everyone Else

You can't trust the cloud, part n: (Apple's MobileMe email secretly blocks some outgoing messages based on content)

Sounds like one hell of a speed bump.: (Tarmac lorry sheds its load on M3)

RT @bernalmarmot: Stay back, Duane.

Happy New Year! #fb

JustAnswer Becomes Pearl, Comes Out From Under the Radar #PearldotcomLaunch

Cool tool: grab PNGs of a web site's favorite icon directly from the URL:

What I just said, but with video:

Retweeting @cucku: Skype Extras Manager problem fixed:

Fog over Twin Peaks:

Catfood Earth update for @Windows and @Android -- (fixes clouds, Android version now free)

AT&T MicroCell causes Google Latitude to think that I'm in Berkeley all the time - it requires GPS fix + home address to install !?!

Good article: (Tornadoes, climate change, and real scientific literacy)

"It’s the product development version of the Hunger Games" - via @uservoice

@gillwilson, chop chop

Making an animation of global earthquakes... it's going to take a month to collect all the frames.

Inner Workings...

XML: #rofl

Check out Catfood Earth Live Wallpaper on Google Play!

Yum, left over curry for lunch.

@mrsmele they seem to have decided that putting clips in buttons is better than a timeline... grrrrr....

Any Answers is hilarious. One guy thinks that Gordon Brown is derelict for not arranging ships for stranded travelers...

Artist Captures Dog vs. Gopher Confrontation on Bernal Hill - It could be Rudy...

ITHCWY: Reviews and links for August 2010: Packing for Mars: The Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach…

Remembering #ENG #GER game while at Rolling Stones concert at Wembly.

Chrome 3 *still* doesn't pick up RSS feeds. Does support some pretty nasty looking skins though.

Hunting down an upgrade problem with a third party COM component. Oh joy.

4 of 5 stars to Night School by Lee Child

Testing truncation of a long tweet that is going to be well over 140 characters and so unless truncated would fail to post which wouldn't

I just want to get rid of @windows 10 notifications with one click:

Windows Live Writer can't do tables for toffee.

5 of 5 stars to The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Dear Amazon, please let me put Kindle books on a wish list. You'll make more money from me in the long run.

3 of 5 stars to The Fire Seekers by Richard Farr

#10yearsago I was disappointed by both the "river of fire" and the smell emanating from a co-reveler in London.

Holy crap. Helpful AT&T support fixed a slow Internet connection in 30 mins without insisting that I reformat my computer.

June on ITHCWY -

San Francisco 2014 Ballot Measures:, please, please add a checkbox to only show stuff that you're actually willing to sell.

Playing around with the "open" graph protocol.

Tweaking the Cucku blog - adding lots of new feeds :)

Which company/organization has the most annoying verbal tick? Microsoft employees have to use "go ahead and" in every third sentence...

LinkedIn API open for business :) ... pity I have a huge list of things I need to get done :(

Neal Stephenson on getting big stuff done #todo @myEN

Our iron has been on cupboard holiday so long it's only good for applying dust to clothes. Hurray for modern fibers and a home office. #fb

RT @presidioknolls: Our latest auction is live! Bid to win lunch with VCs from Greylock, Accel, SV Angel, & more:

RT @LikeDebate: First Debate! Alpha 1 - It’s buggy, ugly and rough but you can now have a debate on the site. Sign in with...…

@jprall, like this:, computer goes to sleep, all peripherals get switched off

Victory over XP/Vista power management API randomness. On to some fun stuff :)

My new favorite word: semithermonuclear: (what Google will be doing tomorrow).

Star Wars easter-egg hidden in a traceroute

Vote for issue Illegal_Dumping/3450 Folsom St San Francisco, CA 94110, USA #bernal-heights!

Running errands and scareing children...

United and Continental missed a golden opportunity to create Contended. I'd fly Contented. Never United if I can help it. #fb

@CatFoodRobot still no

I'm attending IDEX Annual Event - From The Ground Up -- - @IDEX #SF #SanFrancisco

How does cdb access the Microsoft Symbol Server from within a Windows Service. via @StackHash

Once you pay Google you can't access Plus, Profiles, iGoogle and goodness knows what else. If I pay more search will probably go too.

Settled into skanky Riviera room for Storage Visions and then #CES10 ... room service, ironing and bed await.

ITHCWY: Reviews and Links for May 2012: No book reviews this month. Links #boarding SFO Penn…

Fix for Chromecast wifi issues: (hint, its an @amazonfire stick).

Chester on scifri, you are a fuckwit

ITHCWY: I can't post a single photo: You'd think Facebook or Twitter could scrape together a semi-functional…

ITHCWY on Messenger:

Regional Beauty Shot: The Bay Area, at Night, From Space -- I can see #bernal

Catfood Earth update:

2 of 5 stars to You're Not Much Use to Anyone by David Shapiro

RT MarkLittlewood: #tccloud IBM apocryphal joke prediction true. 5 computers Google, MS, Yahoo, ebay, Amazon.

12% of International calls are now over Skype:

San Bruno Mountain: #hike @CAStateParks

Actually it's not a curse. ADP wants me to enroll benefits twice, Sterling's FSA claim site was coded up a slime mould and RBOS sends me ...

Misses the reason for the ending, which btw can't be improved: "I only told you to blow the bloody doors off"

Whew, month end crap finished, back to the to do list of doom.

I'm #reading The Evolutionary Void by Peter F. Hamilton

@mrsmele I'm just planning to expensively sync twitter RSS feeds, nothing heavy,

@daveoflynn I did... must be a lot of doppelgangers on there already!

TransUnion, your recorded message may as well be "Thank you for calling TransUnion. Now please fuck off. PS, can we have some money"

About 2 days to reproduce a problem, about 2 seconds to fix it.

#boarding SEA

Presidio Theatre

I can save 100% of battery life with a simple uninstall.

Deeply awesome!: (Time-lapse video taken from International Space Station orbiting Earth at night)

Watching unit tests...

Fracking anal $105 parking ticket + processing fee. Someone has to pay for MUNI drivers to call in sick I guess.

fu@#ing macs and their fu@#ing .this and .that crap

Happy New Year UK! #fb

Lottocracy vs Legislative Service: graffiti #glenpark playground

Rubik cube solved in 20 movements or less

Illegal dumping on Bernal Hill: - Vote to get this cleaned up!

RT @StackHash StackHash Blog | StackHash Beta 9 <- Try this if you use WinQual / WER #li

I'm #reading Surface Detail by Iain M. Banks

Sometimes what looks like a catastrophic oil leak is actually just some condensation from the air conditioning unit. #LFMF

#ces08 bumped into TomC while sneaking through south hall to find pass

Mission:Shiregreen via

Earthquake! via @usgs

Franken the highlight of Sotomayor hearings. Need more comedians in Congress.

ITHCWY: Book reviews for May 2013: Troika by Alastair Reynolds 4/5 Stonking little novella.

Thank you Dell for not bundling too much crap :)

Nailed the GPS app, should release after one more test tomorrow (at the beach, with the dog)

You're doing it wrong: on toast, with butter: (Sandwich Monday: The Marmite Sandwich)

Loving @rapportive but your FAQ really needs to make it clear you need both Google Apps AND a browser extension.

Mission: Slow down time --

ITHCWY: Isle of Skype: There are things I still sort of like about Skype. I use it a lot for video calls (although…

Also, people in a busy supermarket line who just stand there rather than packing your own bags, I hate you.

Migration of to BlogEngine.NET complete. Now time for some fun...

Oakland PD confused: An Open Letter to the Citizens of Oakland From the Oakland Police Officers Association (me too)!

Bad code offsets: - but seem to be funding existing goodness rather than actually reducing bad code ;)

Cisco's insane securedoc HTML attachment: -- @Cisco wants to train you to fall victim to #phishing

So happy we're moving to Kaiser...: (3 Bay Area hospitals cited for serious violations)

Tracking CPU, disk activity, memory and network traffic through the power of light. Orbsome.

Finding my innner calm again...

Memo to self, a receipt won't get you through a ticket barrier and complaining to BR results in mockery...

I say we just pull out and nuke Experts Exchange from orbit....

Autumn! - The problem with the new 'Like' feature in Google Reader. #fail

Orbital Speed -- tied in to the Pretenders!

Whuffie is similar to #tc50 (Live From TechCrunch50 live >

4 of 5 stars to The Start-up Way by Eric Ries

Finish medals nowhere near finish #B2B100 #BayToBreakers

Help make it happen for 'Never Ending Night' #indiegogo via @indiegogo

Loving v4 of the Red Gate .NET profiler.

no, i think it's saving humanity from you that's more important:

Smoked salmon hotdogs are not the future.

RT @cucku: Off Topic: Cuckoo in egg pattern 'arms race' (BBC Earth News)

Dog and Car: (fun at the Exploratorium)

The cloud is great until the plug is pulled - HP Upline most recently #tccloud #badcloud

KQED Forum on Shutting Down SETI: (Live now)

Off to the Thirsty Bear for midday mayhem :) #fb

I'm #reading The Information by James Gleick

Hike: High-Frequency Trading #politics #random

Ahhh - has an API:

Off for a soggy drive to Woodside...

Dog catcher of Bernal Hill strikes again... reunited lost black lab with dog walker...

Quiche: It's like a melted chicken. -- Kate

Why is Dismiss All disabled in Outlook reminder window when no items are selected? #fail

Help make it happen for Laser SETI: First Ever All-Sky All-the-Time Search #indiegogo via @indiegogo

Pride: #fb

Why more Americans don't have passports: (spoiler alert, it's @USPS)

-1: (So Long, Fairness Doctrine)

ITHCWY: We can’t fix politics without fixing 24-hour news: Take a moment to watch Brian Kilmeade and Janet Jackson…

When the TSA scanner calls over her supervisor and says "You're going to love this!" you know it's going to take a while...

Lots of GEO #API goodness #tools @myEN: (Centralized Geo Data with New InfoChimps API)

Have to learn some PHP today. I already feel slightly dirty.

4 of 5 stars to Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Ahhhh the sound of Freedom. Makes me glad that I don't live in San Diego.

That makes a nice change...: (Odds are good you won’t be hit by a satellite this weekend)

@missionexplore what do you mean nope? How would you explore one?

@gzicherm frustratingly it needs at least two hours in the fridge. It's a bit pinker than I was hoping for but didn't want it too sweet...

@urbagirl no idea, maybe @gillwilson will know

5 of 5 stars to Advanced .NET Debugging by Mario Hewardt

Apple's mobile devices have a secret list of "sensitive" words that don't autocomplete -- and Android knows fucktard

Good grief, GMail tasks are a festering half backed canker on an otherwise good product.

Santa is giving away free answers online for kids and kids at heart via @pearldotcom

3 of 5 stars to Professional Android 2 Application De... by Reto Meier

@sr00t I have LastPass... this is stupid windows domain password rules

Oxygen?: (Kabbadi players fail doping test)

Hurray, Google is bringing back finger. I miss finger.

Salesforce conference (I'm guessing) seems to have overwhelmed AT&T mobile Internet :(

Mazlow XXI C.

Catfood Weather - Catfood Software via @CatfoodSoftware

Does anyone know the story behind this manhole slab at Mission & 30th: ? #SF

Don't!: (How to build website without knowing coding, design)

#ces09 taxi line reassuringly long, but can be skipped if you grab a luggage person with access to secret cabs so now at @mgmgrand

bummer, the new Skype for winmobile still only supports the speakerphone

Banana Slug

ITHCWY: 1.40: I’ve just released a small update to Catfood.Shapefile. Stephan Stapel, who…

Paul Graham - agree on Linux #BoS2009

Kate has started feeding us her cereal puffs. And so the student becomes the master. #fb

@earth2andy 1 and 2 worked... should there have been more?

@sfmta_muni what is the 28L and why isn't on your website list of routes?

ITHCWY: Reviews and links for November 2010: The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker 4/5 A first person account of a…

Finally, shipped!

RT @CatfoodSoftware: Learn how to get a free copy of Catfood Earth for you or a friend: #fb

5 of 5 stars to Dust by Hugh Howey

@LiterarySluts hold it together at least until iPad 2 comes out. You can then make @gillwilson jealous.

Also: Facebook people: time to accept that any given side dish can acquire more fans than any given celebrity or politician. #fb

The cat is easy - drugs.

Mission:Explore Food - via @pleasefundus