Note archive: October, 2014

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Friday, October 31st, 2014

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

45 years ago, 01969-10-29T22:30, the first ARPANET message was sent.

The message: “lo”

(supposed to be “login” but the system crashed)

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Raising a glass to HTML 5 becoming a W3C recommendation. The first flavour of markup to do so in 15 years.

Raising a glass to HTML 5 becoming a W3C recommendation.

The first flavour of markup to do so in 15 years.

“Mickey, don’t divorce Minnie just because she’s a little crazy.”

“I didn’t say she was a little crazy; I said she was fucking Goofy!”

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Sunday, October 26th, 2014

Setting out to an explore an area of Earth that was terraformed during the 20th century (nearby to one of that century’s main spaceports).

Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

My ears are ringing after an evening with The Sadies—the hardest working band in rock’n’roll.

My ears are ringing after an evening with The Sadies—the hardest working band in rock’n’roll.

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Following on from Aaron’s start, I’m showing my posting interface at the border:none “creator unit.”

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Jessica is pleased with her plate of sausages and sauerkraut.

Jessica is pleased with her plate of sausages and sauerkraut.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Honestly, I wouldn’t mind this drab, overcast weather if it weren’t for the fact that it means I’m missing out on ISS flyovers.

Lakoffian self-correction: if I’m about to talk about doing something “in the browser”, I try to catch myself and say “in browsers” instead.

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

Preparing for lift-off at one of New York’s nascent spaceports, looking forward to getting home.

Preparing for lift-off at one of New York’s nascent spaceports, looking forward to getting home.

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

I was such a fanboy meeting David Lowery yesterday. “Key Lime Pie is the best album ever!” I may have blurted.

I was such a fanboy meeting David Lowery yesterday.

“Key Lime Pie is the best album ever!” I may have blurted.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

At San Francisco’s nascent spaceport preparing for a coast-to-coast jump to New York. Spinning up the FTL drive.

At San Francisco’s nascent spaceport preparing for a coast-to-coast jump to New York.

Spinning up the FTL drive.

In Toronado, eating a tamale from The Tamale Lady and discussing W3C specs over craft beers.

Doing San Francisco right.

My friends in San Francisco: let’s meet up for a drink and a chat at Toronado from 8pm.

Hope to see you there. Yes, you.

Monday, October 6th, 2014

My phone has decided to stop working as a phone while I’m in the States—doesn’t connect to any network. It is effectively an iPod Touch now.

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Good morning, San Francisco. You’re looking nice today, iconic San Francisco street corner.

Good morning, San Francisco.

You’re looking nice today, iconic San Francisco street corner.

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Prepping for a coast-to-coast jump from Boston’s nascent spaceport to San Francisco for @ScienceHackDay. Spinning up the FTL drive.

Prepping for a coast-to-coast jump from Boston’s nascent spaceport to San Francisco for @ScienceHackDay.

Spinning up the FTL drive.

Bostonians: what’s a good lunch spot somewhere near South Station?

Related: want to meet up for lunch?

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014