November 2010

Call the TSA's Office of Strategic Comms when you're threatened with arrest for airport photography – Boing Boing http://t.co/5X9SfTe # Drool http://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/ctd/2081204067.html (from iPhone CraigsProFree) # “@vambenepe: Joke #74 ?? Again?! Aargh! It wasn't funny the first six times I heard it. # Just watched Ridley Scott "Robin Hood". Ugh! Wins prize for turning a…

Read More The week's twitterings – 2010-11-28

In terms of my musical taste, I’m definitely a Brit. I blogged about how this shows up in my music library, and when I checked my car CD changer last week all 6 slots were filled with British artists. But having been out of the country for so long I’ve definitely missed some important artists.…

Read More File under "How could I have missed this?" – Stephen Duffy & Lilac Time

I have a confession to make. I don’t understand Quantum Mechanics. Now there’s no shame in that; Richard Feynman famously said “I think it is safe to say that no one understands Quantum Mechanics.” But the reason I mention this is that I’m pretty sure that I don’t understand it less than I used to.…

Read More QM and the limits of intuition and "common-sense"

My plan for the deficit http://t.co/GvVXRd1 via @nytgraphics # iTunes Sidebar keeps recommending albums that aren't available in the US iTunes Store. #FAIL # Tonight there's a Meetup of the Silicon Valley Cloud Group on EC2 security. 200 RSVPs so far; parking will be hell! http://meetu.ps/3C8c # Used my iPad+VGAout to present my slides today,…

Read More The week's twitterings – 2010-11-21

Must-read: "Bad Science" by Ben Goldacre – NYT Review: http://nyti.ms/bhEbYQ # The USA holds a show trial, complete with torture & forced confession. RT @nationalpost: Stalin would have been proud http://natpo.st/9SPImc # Better late than never: nice puff piece from Cisco on Cloud Computing and the Big Pipes myth http://t.co/cbX9J1k # A plausible thesis: Sarah…

Read More The week's twitterings – 2010-11-07