Not sure why git is telling my my head is detached but not the best start to the day.

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

Woolworths reborn online: 1p for the sweetie, £4.95 for postage ;) (BBC News)

Vindictive, officious petty bastards really not the best welcome to naturalization ceremony

2 of 5 stars to Don't Vote It Just Encourages the Bas... by P.J. O'Rourke

Now Chrome 27 won't load gmail. It's the new IE6.

Garter snake in Glen Canyon Park -- -- @RecParkSF

PageSpeed Insights -> daily spreadsheet via Google Apps Script: @pagespeed

Also, it might be the best conditioner in the world, but having your hair leave blue streaks everywhere seems like a deal breaker. #frackers

Flipping pancakes = 1 for me, 1 for the dog, repeat. And the dog was just being polite.

RT @Bernalwood: Seriously? Bernal Child Baffled by Bumbling Sidewalk Blunder

#SF is so cold making a stew in August actually makes perfect sense.

@skydiver one - as there's only one Earth

Thanks #SETIcon for a stimulating couple of days. Hope this is going to become an annual thing.

ITHCWY: Catfood: WebCamSaver and PdfScan: Two new Catfood releases. Catfood WebCamSaver 3.10 adds support for…

Use Google+ or fuck off: - via @googlereader

Kate hasn't heard Hansel and Grettal yet but is still smart enough to leave a trail of clothes in the woods. #fb

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

I don't know anything about football, but we seem to have a good goalie again.


Great day of #IMU - thanks @hubspot

RT @gettheadvantage: #IMU I am also in for a LI group. +1 for a new group!

@DanRavenEllison at least I didn't eat that pavlova

Democrats and Republicans trying to cloak themselves in the glory of the late Steve Jobs is truly pathetic. #SOTU

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

Scary Bunny:

Wish _I_ could switch to a different thread when waiting for Visual Studio...


Need to squash two bugs, then Woodside, then Roti.

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

Expensive broken things so far this week: washing machine, glasses.

Sulking about needing to do the bins takes so much longer than actually getting it done...

RT @bigballofmud: Is it ironic that mathematical ignorance is playing a role in saving BP? RT @jasongorman: [blog] Bletchley Park Wins £ ...

ITHCWY: Catfood: Cleat: Need to tweet from the Windows command line? Well, now you can…

RT @gillwilson: DRM is dead - Eben #09NTC

San Francisco Interior Green Belt:

RT @realDonaldTrump: It's almost like the United States has no President - we are a rudderless ship heading for a major disaster. Good luck…

AT&T LTE lights up in San Francisco:

Rudy doesn't like twitter

@urbagirl Looks safe(ish), but I'm not going to risk trying it before I've read my first book! Have emailed Amazon with a feature request...

Good show @MarsCuriosity #fb

RT @spindledesco: Good samaritan neighbor reports power outage affecting 1200 customers in Bernal Heights expected back at 9:30pm accord ...

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

My Hikes blog has been migrated to a category on ITHCWY: - resulting Feedburner hiccup now fixed...

Spring cleaning in summer - Google kills iGoogle. It was naff, but it drove a lot of @CatfoodSoftware business. Sad.

Tip on coping with the new Salon design - go to instead.

Hike: Point Reyes - Tomales Point: Tomales Point is a ten mile hike in Point Reyes. The trailhead is at the..

4 of 5 stars to Top Dog by Po Bronson

Slogging through writing up a proposal...

The cat has developed an appetite for pill pockets while staying at the vet. Who knew.

WTF? Skype Quietly Removes “Offensive” Emoticons -- sigh

Relaxing with some WebCamSaver updates. Strange, but works for me.

Life imitates TRATEOTU: (Methuselah trusts and the magic of compound interest)

RT @cucku: Please take a minute to vote for Cucku at the bottom of this page: and please RT. Thank you!

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

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

RT @LikeDebate: Oxford comma: Beta 4 - Basic (and I mean basic) styling is complete and the first debate you can vote on is...…

#SOTU - why DADT and not DOMA - continue to be disappointed that Obama can't take the moral stand

ITHCWY: Catfood: WebCams for Android: I’ve just released a WebCam app for Android. It’s based on WebCamSaver but…

This morning failed to suck.

@gillwilson - Thirsty Bear is open tonight :)

Procrastinating while trying to gin up a blog post. #fb

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

More benchmarking...

@HilaryEllison haven't seen it for a very long time, probably in an envelope in a box somewhere...

RT @abfo I Thought He Came With You | WPF commands with nested focus scope

Intelligence Squared Two-Party Debate - I Thought He Came With You via @abfo @iq2us

Why is junk mail disguised as government mail (and marked "not government" in 6 point font) not illegal? #phishing @Barbara_Boxer ?

Heading out to post votes and find tinned pumpkin for the dog.

Trying to code my way out of a corner. #fb

What changed in Lisbon since last time Ireland? #fb

Have just witnessed a very happy dog / freshly washed toys reunion.

StackHash Beta 7 (for WinQual / Windows Error Reporting) just shipped:

Any Questions -, nuts, gin :)

Yelling at kids may be as damaging as spanking them, study says -- crap. How about mild sarcasm?

Need a remote webcam to keep an eye on the cat in the garden to save getting up every few minutes...

RT @newscientist: Waterworld discovered 20 light years away. Let's send Kevin Costner there (Agreed!)

Two messages and a phone call from the dentist... I guess they really need to drum up business.

Manual Retweeting, misguided thumbkissing, and other social media sins /by @PandoDaily -- all true

I am listening to the Frugal Tech Show Special - Eric Chi show by Ken Hess on BlogTalkRadio -

Ahhh, Telegraph and coffee while Jeep gets a new nut :)

There's still an outside chance that the Queen could be saying 'off with his head' #ge2010

Listening to KQED Forum. Apparently software isn't the way forward, should have started a coffee business.

RT @CatfoodSoftware: Tracker updated ( - create Google Earth KML track logs on a Windows Mobile phone with GPS.

Testing a webcam share from Android...

More testing:

Mostly installing VMs... VirtualBox is the trick for 64-bit Guest OSs

@rapportive @martinkl just something that says you need to browser extension AND the apps install. In bold. Near the top of the FAQ.

The Commodore 64 is 30 via @reghardware

Charleston FFS! Smile at a tourist today!: (S.F. slips a notch with tourists amid panhandling)

@robblewis but why would you want to ;)

Dear - please, please add an option to only show products that you might be persuaded to sell.

DNA Testing Startup 23andMe Hits A Snag As FDA Shuts Down Sales Of Home Testing Kit -- got one just in time

Sprowtt is a cool idea, but I'm getting an unhandled exception from the beta :( #tc50 (Live From TechCrunch50 live >

Dear Windows 8 Charms, I'm just trying to use the scroll bar. Please go away. #fb

Reading xmas New Scientist: "Wrapping one helicopter is easy. More than that and you run into trouble"

$2 Undecillion Lawsuit

All this homing snail excitement is completely derivative of my ground breaking limpet research from 1991!

Why Are Jerky Treats Making Pets Sick?

How did @RallySoftware manage to add more clicks to getting work done :(

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

4 of 5 stars to The End is Now by John Joseph Adams

Looking forward to seeing the restored Battery Townsley: #todo @myEN

Chow Down (at Chick-fil-A): via @youtube

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

FBI getting good at radicalizing and then capturing terrorists. It's a fish/barrel kind of a win. Turning would be better than entrapment.

Crunching gigabytes of raw log data... dull, dull, dull

4 of 5 stars to The Forever War by Dexter Filkins

Elsie Street Library Opens Mysterious Main Branch

Summer in San Francisco started at 10:16 and ended around 6ish,. #fb

Add a WTF button :) #BoS2009

'Have the people who designed this protocol really never made the twenty mile drive to San Francisco?' -

No fly zone over Arizona!: (What would public broadcasting do with $178 billion?)

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

Would you hand your smartphone to a toddler? via @vatortv (there's a difference between 'using' and 'eating')

Ban smacking, children's tsar urges -- ban epic random meltdowns then urges parents's tsar

Cold Boot....

Blogger image uploading fixed in Chrome 2.0 :) I can now do without Firefox or IE most days.

Funny how that works both ways ;): (Parents 'influence teen drinking')

According to @gillwilson the @tivo premier should have a clock. It's not really 'premier' if you have to blutak one on.


WebCamSaver via @CatfoodSoftware

RT @RTPeat: Facebook takes fresh step to open up users' personal details via @guardian

@peacefulwarrior Please don't, the product has been withdrawn and should no longer be listed - see just won #juicepitcher - my #2 choice

Wow, Acrobat has a huge security hole but Adobe won't have a fix until March 11. Avoid PDFs.


Microsoft Announces Skype And Lync Interoperability With IM & Audio To Start, Video Soon -- how about

Hating WMI and magic strings as the "supported" way to detect SQL instances.

Today has involved way too much dog crap.

RT @Bernalwood Is This The Most San Francisco Photo Ever Taken? (via @sfist) -- got to be a contender

RT @earth2andy: I can't wait for John Stewart and ... get their hands on this!! RT @jpwelch74: Rightwing Teabagging? -

4 of 5 stars to Started Early, Took My Dog by Kate Atkinson

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

#hubspot, thanks @rickburnes and @ellieeille, good presentation

CA news... mystery missile ( and burning cruise ship ( - coincidence? #fb

If a civil emergency occurred at noon on a Tuesday in San Francisco would anyone notice? #fb

ITHCWY: Convert BlogML comments to XWR for Disqus: I’ve just moved ITHCWY comments over to Disqus. BlogEngine.NET…

Oh no, we've been dragged into the "tricky psychic region". Next please. #SETIcon

The trick turns out to be restarting Windows Search (kill SearchIndexer.exe, wait for the Windows Search service to restart).

@RingCentral could you stop sending spam voice mails?

Test with timestamp 2012-04-21 15:56:46

Overheard: "I don't want to install the Yahoo fucking toolbar!"

victory over the circular dependencies

Just got three tiers of Citibank to say "that's weird".

Showing the rings of Saturn to Bronx street sex workers -- amazingly not a euphemism

Off to the vets shortly... hoping that the dog will be allowed to tackle stairs without a sling after his checkup.

Coyote in Glen Canyon Park:

THE future of cookie storage --

What if the Senate Voted Proportionally to Population:

Pay for a new social network with no ads? Anyone I know going to be on there? #fb

Dynamo Doughnut Friday :)

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

68 vs 66 is hardly shattering a record - slow news day?: (BBC News)

@sr00t 1.21 gigawatts?

2 of 5 stars to Tsar by Ted Bell

How to get SEO credit for Facebook Comments (the missing manual):

Have finally vanquished the phantom voicemails.

Happy Trails for All (Dogs, Too) via @sfgate

England vs Italy happily coincides with #SETIcon lunch break.

@RavenEllison not yet. Crazy IDEX move over the weekend. Maybe this one.

#SF is #32 on Mercer quality of living list - #2 of US cities (just behind Honolulu). #fb

The cat is listening intently to Obama. Hopefully she'll give me an update once I'm done wrestling with QuickBooks.

It's Friday already in India...

Hurray for zero effort Facebook activism...

Listening to nutters yelling at Dimbleby on Any Answers and @gillwilson yelling at the nutters. It's a Saturday thing. #fb

Is Facebook down? How am I going to procrastinate now?

Use ATL? Read for details on yesterday's Visual Studio patch (MSDN).

Jacqui Smith bans Michael Savage from the UK for not sharing values... after she tried to expense porn. Thought crime vs. actual fraud...

Eating mini-eggs. Why didn't you take them away @gillwilson? #fb

I'm #reading Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby

RT @IDEX: The Earth Day make earthworms happy -

VatorNews - JustAnswer rebrands as Pearl, raises $25M via @po_st #PearldotcomLaunch

Redesigning the Netflix API: #api @myEN

#SOTU - provincial, protectionist, incremental but good news for college students

Listening to R4 program on unforgivable loss of Doctor Who episodes: (and looking forward to new one on @bbcamerica)

Retweeting @CatfoodSoftware: Blog: Gadgetpalooza: gadgets inspired by several Catfood Software products

Struggling with boiler plate code and looking forward to some interesting stuff.

Off for a meeting at the Thirsty Bear. Hard life ;) #fb

Now Show is back :)

More patent stupidity, this time genes (@myEV): (Are your genes somebody else's property?)

Bridge birthday thing...

Are scallops in some sense not wildlife?: (Reserve marine life 'flourishing')

Thank you office max, best buy and sony style. Grrr office depot.

It's brrr-isco.

Christmas shopping is so hard for two dogs with everything (except balls, and I'm not springing for cosmetic surgery).

Listening to Dan being interviewed by Here on Earth -

Things I have fallen out of so far this weekend: the bath, a fire engine. #fb

Knowing is a surprisingly dark and bat-shit crazy film. XXX:State of the Union also better than expected. #fb

#todo: (It’s Not How Big It Is – It’s How Well It Performs: The Startup Genome Compass)

Obama: lower deduction won't hurt charitable giving. Really? Then why have a deduction at all.

Timelapses and spherical totality from #Eclipse2017 in Madras, OR:

Episode 21: Special Edition Republican Date Auction on Vimeo

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

National watermelon day just doesn't do it for me like #IPAday

Information is not beautiful: Afghanistan: (Guardian) via #fb

Civic Center: Bliss Dance on Treasure Island -- fix this Feedly