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I'm trying to understand what tools means here, but I certainly don't agree with PPK if he is saying that the web would be a lot faster if we just got back to including those 30 inline script tags on our pages to avoid "tools".

Can we all agree to stop writing bullshit philosophical pieces about the web that fail to speak in concrete terms about the actual constraints that both users and developers have!?

http://www.quirksmode.org/blog/archives/2015/05/tools_dont_solv.html
Seems Facebook (which I don't use) has put out a new product that allows iPhone users (and only them) to read news articles without leaving Facebook. John Gruber wrote an as-always thought-provoking article about why this could be bad for the web as a whole. Although I don't agree that the web ...
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No. Demonstrably, repeatedly, we cannot agree to that.

No one can have nice things. :(
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Look at that, +Ray Cromwell is posting GWT posts to a collection. I think I will engage with this collection. I don't know how to do this, so I will click on the most obvious piece of UI that will surely help me discover how I use collections. Guess what it does?
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Someone needs to explain to me why we need "Collections" rather than just "tag filtering" on follow ops. 
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Nice writeup about what +Yael Maguire (one of my former TA's and all around nice person) has been up to. I have to admit that I was a little shocked when he first took the position at Facebook. Now I understand.
http://www.wired.com/2015/04/yael-maguire/
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) introduced a bill to extend through 2020 a controversial surveillance authority under the USA Patriot Act.   “The move comes as a bipartisan group of lawmakers in both houses is preparing legislation to scale back the government’s spying powers under Section 215 of the Patriot Act.”   
The move comes amid a bipartisan bid to scale back the government’s spying powers under the Patriot Act.
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Crazy old dude stopped me on the beach this morning as I was running and handed me a $1M bill. #BibleBelt   #LOLd   #make_it_rain_like_you_know_really_rain_because_god  
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+Peter Flur Heh. I still do that quite a bit ... just not enough to make it not hurt.
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Chrome Beta + OS X 10.10.3 = Kernel trap at 0xffffff8026f308a9 BSD process name corresponding to current thread: Google Chrome = :-(
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Thanks. Routed, we'll take a look.
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Headed out to San Francisco next week for the first time since 2012. Let me guess, it's still around 55 degrees.
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I'm glad I have these security cameras. The crime in our new neighborhood is really out of control. The gangs are on the move every night!
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Those little buggers are smart, too. We caught them working in pairs to hold our cat door open while another would sneak inside. We eventually had to install an electronic one. I fully expect them to start coming with power tools any day now.
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Some days I learn a thing and I feel incredibly dumb for having worked around its (assumed) absence for so long. TIL something obvious, non-blocking send using select on Go channels. Man, how did I not know about this and I feel like an idiot because it now seems so obvious. (I included non-blocking recv just for completeness).

https://play.golang.org/p/8iuCkXraJI
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The problem of discoverability of new features of a programming language is still hard. And worse yet, you cannot truly understand it, until you have used the features. Not a critique of +The Go Programming Language  but just any APIs or programming languages.
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I'm going to go out on a limb and assume that he has not visited my personal web site.
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The only time I respond to recruiters is when I tell them something like "You know how sales and marketing likes to say that they can do their scummy ad campaign because they are distinct from engineering?  Well, I have seen your company do awesome engineering, but I would never consider working for your company because of their past industry practices.  <examples>.  Good luck filling your position."  I know it doesn't move the needle, but maybe if it's a good recruiter they think about moving to a better company.
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TIL How to symbolize an OSX kernel backtrace.

https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=478561

Thanks +Mike Pinkerton and Mark Mentovai.

(I also learned that 10.10.3 may have some HFS issues)
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  • Etsy, Inc.
    Software Engineer, 2014 - present
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    2006 - 2006
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Media Lab Research Assistant, 2004 - 2006
  • Connexxia
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I'm Design + Engineering. I used to work for Google on Chrome & WebKit. I'm responsible for the existence of Speed Tracer and I was an early member of the GWT team. Before that I studied under John Maeda at the MIT Media Lab. And before that, I co-founded Connexxia which was kind of marketing through social networks before that was a good idea. I'm also a triathlete obsessed with swimming, cycling and running. More at http://kellegous.com/about.
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Alas, if you didn't make it to the Indian Pass Raw Bar in its prime you missed the magic. This place was a local treasure of fantastic food and the ultimate in laid back coastal atmosphere. Fantastic steamed and baked oysters coupled with serve yourself beer from the cooler, I planned trips around returning to this place because each experience was memorable. This year, though, the magic is gone. The popularity has destroyed this gem of the forgotten coast. First, we had trouble getting seated. There were a number of people waiting, but that wasn't the issue here. Either due to lack of organization or favors for locals, we were repeatedly moved down the seating list. It took an uncomfortable discussion to bring this to someone's attention to finally get us a seat. The food was as wonderful as it ever has been. Strangely, though, our order never fully made it to the table. After some time we asked only to find out they were out of oysters and hadn't bothered to tell us that our food wouldn't be coming. The super casual checkout, which was once charming now became the subject of suspicion as we spent the trip home discussing whether they had charged us for the food we never received. The consensus was that they must have, given the price. We left hungry and focused on the disappointment. I have never left the Indian Pass Raw Bar focused on anything but the positive experience we had just had. Oh but if you had been to this place in its prime. It was a treasure and sadly it will be missed dearly. If you missed, I'm sorry but there is no more magic here.
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