Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @tomayac ever

September 2010

Heading to Brussels from Berlin w/ a darn early morning flight. After directly to . Clash of cultures. Arrrrrr!

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@ajsutton Unfortunately we discontinued Google SearchWiki (http://bit.ly/ac9uBh) which allowed for hiding sites.

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.@ajsutton, @jsconfeu Search for “javascript -site:w3schools.com”. You can write an extension that appends this automagically to all queries

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@lazershark Sure thing :-) Find me or ping me your email.

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for(var i = 0, len = a.length; i < len; i++) { /* performance hint by @stoyanstefanov */ }

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speed optimization for search result images: data URIs replace prior 1px GIF placeholders (discovered by @stoyanstefanov at )

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paul_irish All the HTML5 cross-browser polyfills. On one page: http://j.mp/ddAlLB

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ajsutton Microsoft is working really hard to bring people around and stop hating them by default. Great work being done by them here at

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@ivan_herman Cool! Will attend the session, looking forward to it. See you at .

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In @ryah’s talk: no 1 cares about the Win port except every1. Win people tell me that Win people don’t like the Cygwin port.

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submission rejected :-( Valid points in reviews, tho. Still going, good learning experience that forms strong characters.

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blaine The Cloud9 IDE is seriously impressive, and open source: http://www.cloud9ide.com/ The things you learn at jsconf!

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RT @cramforce: Amazed by @bfirsh’s and @mutle’s hard core game dev content // +1

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dalmaer Input: HTML/CSS/JS, Output: app store ready packages for iPhone/Android/Palm/Symbian/Blackberry. Welcome http://ajxn.it/b90H75

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is an interim solution until the browsers catch up w/ access to native APIs >> Brian LeRoux at . Mentions W3C Device API.

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@pbakaus Valid point. Interested to see latency charts: pre-calc (> traffic, < startup time) vs. on-demand-calc (< traffic, > startup time).

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@bgalbs @pbakaus @dalmaer These were my immediate thoughts as well. Why not pre-calculate the pixel maps? Did I get the concept wrong?

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RT @dalmaer: “XML is like violence. If it doesn’t solve your problem, you aren’t using enough of it.” // @evilhackerdude at

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4:01am. Finished w/ both my @jsconfeu slides &aConf code, played w/RDFa API implementation & had fun w/ lasers. Great hack night :-)

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Mommy, why is there a server in the house? Helping your child understand the stay-at-home server: http://bit.ly/clFemp (via @trajenc)

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: http://bit.ly/aRxDV3. // Awesome! @edsu beat me to the punch. Great work! CC: @webr3 (via @edsu, @cygri)

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RT @Paul_Kinlan: Cool - inline works in the latest ( ) DEV channel (not actually sure when it landed) // Awesome news!

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I had all my @jsconfeu slides ready, but pirates came & kid-napped kids from a neighboring hospital. Traded the kids’ lives for my MacBook.

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Quick hands: who’s still coding for their preso? [Me]. Who still doesn’t have a single slide for their @jsconfeu preso? [Me]. Fun!

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New in / : <input speech type=”text” /> RT @jerem, @Paul_Kinlan I’ve made a demo about it: http://bit.ly/aImHO6 //

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@kovshenin Duh, that stupid problem again… If you send someone a DM, Twitter should let them respond… Anyways, following now.

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@aemkei Good find w/ the local search rich snippets blog post. Tweeted out & gave credit. Looking forward@jsconfeunfeu chats & beer ;-)

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@kovshenin Hi! Sorry, but no :-( Applying through the official Website and having good reasons why you want to come there should usually do.

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.@cygri Reg. : “In the future we plan to make the data available directly as , using the voiD vocabulary.” // Any ETA? Thanks!

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@aemkei Uh, that’s a ’09 article (suppose you’ve seen that). Still it’s not widely known, agreed. Seen my recent / tweets?

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cygri New LOD Cloud is out, 203 datasets, backed by CKAN. http://lod-cloud.net /thx @anjeve!

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RT @retomeier: avail for pre-order on Amazon //Whopping 799€ price tag, tho http://amzn.to/cN4GEd. The :D

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RT @BarryNorton: C. Bizer [re to my q] sameAs are hints & have to be dropped when not trusted before reasoning //How to know if trustworthy?

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@tomayac Waving “hi” to @webr3 who seems to work on the same thing (http://bit.ly/cGuTUj) as me (http://bit.ly/dyMrQ7.

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On a Mac: $ say -v “Cellos” “Droid” => To all ya owners/lovers out there :-) (via @FSMdotCOM)

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@Paul_Kinlan @jerem Love the tab overview feature (what hotkey?). 3-finger swipe is home/end of page in Firefox, tho (http://bit.ly/bSTRss).

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Paul_Kinlan try about:labs in Developer channel of Chrome!

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seankovacs available ->> http://j.mp/bVutFG

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@juansequeda “No beer in my office” <= Come to Europe, dude ;-)

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RT @stilkov: W3C starts work on USDL, The Unified Service Description Language: http://bit.ly/cbqFdo // Had about this in mind for .

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RT @dalmaer: <script async defer> drops into WebKit. http://bit.ly/cNN48s

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Having fun w/ & custom namespace resolvers. Yepp, it’s that much fun as it sounds. Good thing isData API impl. half-works.

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@nicolasgramlich Did you check http://bit.ly/at2xH3? My resource of choice for such questions…

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@gkob Wooohoooo! Congratulations! Did you see http://bit.ly/cowD6G? Guess that’s kids like you ;-)

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@sixtus42 Super :-) Danke für das Angebot, aber ich hab schon ein Hotel gebucht… Freu mich! Bis dann!

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@sixtus42 Kommst du zur @jsconfeu? Hab deinen RT gesehen… Wenn ja, dann sieht man sich dort :-)

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@paul_houle @bsletten @dakoller Sorry, clarification: w/ “not ” I meant on other than on site level. http://bit.ly/bNZig2 fine-grained.

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@paul_houle @bsletten @dakoller Main prob w/ the current license mark-up: does it apply to the whole page, or the img? => @markbirbeck’ post

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@paul_houle @bsletten @dakoller Your mark-up could be (hopefully) easily be changed to actual , for img licenses: http://bit.ly/bNZig2.

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@paul_houle @bsletten @dakoller Awesome site! While you have semantic mark-up, on the pages I’ve seen it’s not . See next tweet…

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@dakoller @paul_houle Thanks for the pointer. Great site! Getting closer, however, still no real , but as I said, close :-)

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Slowly grokking for my lib. XPath debugging’s weak. Better on thanks to http://bit.ly/bAfqPJ

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@jsconfeu Done :-) Thanks for rephrasing the blog post, no it’s clear…

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@jsconfeu Duh, just bought mine. FSCK.

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@dakoller No worries. thanks anyways for the pointer to this great photo site :-)

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.@dakoller Looking for the actual to test my API. Want to test against sample 1.3 from http://bit.ly/bcwxsb.

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Is anyone aware of a photo stock site that actually _uses_ mark-up for licenses? http://bit.ly/9bgRAc is an example, but w/o RDFa :-(

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@ChristopherBlum Dude, you forgot to exactly geotag this tweet ;-) Neustadt is not enough.

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@cramforce Good point. Make it up-count to 0x8C ;-) Leave it as a setting.

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@cramforce Thanks ;-) Tweeted from @StreamieOrg => Why does it up-count typed chars, and not down-count remaining chars? Settings?

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Yay! vs. me: 0:1. Works:
//*[@typeof=’http://purl.org/goodrela… | //*[@typeof=’gr:Offering’]

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@kidehen Following you &a@BetweenMythsyths again ;-) Unfollowed b/o information overload, nothing personal. Might miss some of your tweets, tho.

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RT @mamund: Revisiting Solid State Hard Drives () http://ff.im/-qFXZr // “The current king of the hill”: http://amzn.to/a76vaV

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RT @cygri: Infographic WTF is the ? http://bit.ly/dlpjMV // <3 the ref. in the infographic http://bit.ly/ao7DKX

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How to get a at http://bit.ly/bqVE4O Interview questions & hiring process. // Ping me if interested @DonDodgeodge, @izuzakuzak)

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@moustaki Thank /you/ again for the uncomplicated help w/ my Timeline Ontology questions. See you at ?

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@michaelhkay @SEOuxIndianer Thank you all for the help and the retweet! Learnt a lot today, grateful for helpers like you out there!

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“It’s a pleasure to inform you that the demo - Making Video a 1st Class Citizen was accepted” :-)

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@russenreaktor Thanks. The problem seems to be the ‘|’ operator for selecting several paths, though. http://bit.ly/ahfDKe works :-)

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@ChristopherBlum //[@e1=’a’] => Not a valid XPath expression. http://bit.ly/ahfDKe works. Thanks for the tool pointer!

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RT @arzt: @tomayac //@e1[text()=’a’]? // Works! Awesome! Thanks a million! (W/ regards to my question at http://bit.ly/db36CF) :-)

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rtroncy RT @yprie: Release of Advene 0.44 (a video annotation tool). See http://bit.ly/aAQzid to download. Now supports export!

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RT @gromgull: Note the important difference that are 7bit US ASCII, while is UTF8. //IMHO one more argument for N3 @bobdc

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Hoping for : “//e1 | //e2” → valid (elems). “//@e1 | //@e2” → valid (attr). “//@e1=’a’ | //@e2=’b’” → invalid (attr + val). Why?

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@lysander07 Effectively working in this field already, however, already a student at UPC.edu. Still’d like to meet & learn from you!?

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@sze Yepp! Way more. Read these documents for some use cases: http://bit.ly/c9WC1a and http://bit.ly/aRJAeT.

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RT @JohnMu: Mute by source - now in : http://goo.gl/Y7gO - a great way to streamline your Buzz stream :-) // Yay! Good move!

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~RT @evilhackerdude: @StreamieOrg better than Twitter.com! If @cramforce wasn’t joining GOOG he could rule Twitr //<=My future desk neighbor

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RT @paul_irish: “Last Week in &abkit”@beverloorloo: http://j.mp/dq4OCT […] // Subscribed to his blog: http://peter.sh/feed/

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@phiggins @cramforce “Doubleclick helps” => I see a pattern here: doubleclicking a tweet on @StreamieOrg reveals magic, too. Awesome :-D

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@jsconfeu <3 how the onclick header fanciness on http://bit.ly/cB579p breaks the Web ;-) Show the effect, but redirect after 2-3sec, please!

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kidehen @manusporny apropos @tomayac, nows the time to get the name fixed. We fixed FOAF+SSL (now ). This also needs same treatment ASAP.

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.@manusporny @markbirbeck Given that no one has code for the current API spec draft, I consider writing some for http://bit.ly/arhUOo.

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@manusporny Considered renaming the API? It shall support far more than just (, , ,…)

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.@manusporny @markbirbeck Thx! While ultimately this should be native in the browser’s JS impl., I thought you might have a lib to test yet.

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.@manusporny @markbirbeck Is there a JS lib that implements the API http://bit.ly/9aIbtO? Spec draft http://bit.ly/aifTHO has no code.

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jerem RT @dalmaer: RT @EricssonLabs: The first ever Video Conferencing Web App implemented in Webkit GTK+ (demo video) http://bit.ly/cSZ8JR

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RT @retomeier: Playing w/ a Galaxy Tab. What should I test? >> Will it blend? << Nice. I’m not gonna find out any time soon. //CC: @timbray

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johndeo Stefan Decker (DERI) not worried about threat to by proprietary systems like Facebook, Google http://bit.ly/cYDv0f

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Home, tweet home! Finally back in ! Tired, fridge empty, rainy. Looking forward to my family coming back from Spain tonight :-D

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chpwn Cydia acquires Rock: http://modmyi.com/forums…

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Boarding . Phew! W/ just my national ID. Note to self: always take passport on trips! // Seems like I’m the only native German here.

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Spotted the D-AIRX retro aircraft at () airport: http://bit.ly/9EnGik. Fair enough: took it for real at 1st..ia

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@gkob Why would you want to do that? Instinctive response is “no”, but if you have compelling reasons!?

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@angelochiello Grazie! The hint came a little too late, though, I was already in St. Petersburg when I read your tweet. Wasn’t roaming…

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.@dsha At least the Italiens did let me leave. Now in the transit area of Pulkovo airport. Hoping for the best… Flight in 5h, waiting.

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W/ regards to (St. Petersburg airport), hoping for the Russians to accept my national ID, forgot my passport. Most stupid itinery ever!

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Last day of meetings over. Nice but not overwhelming walk thru , now looking for a dinner place, then PMO=>LED(!)=>HAM.

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RT @maximetiran: @tomayac to open an engineering office & cultural centeraris: http://goo.gl/Cveu (French) // Allez les bleus!

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@rtroncy J’aime bien http://bit.ly/alC1Ot. Une fois que j’aie news d’ / j’aimerais bien joindre la convo, si possible.

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@maximetiran Ça http://bit.ly/bJekeo veut dire quoi? T’as des détails sur ce que Eric disait ce matin? Merci!

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mrdoob Yet another well presented and executed @js1k submission. http://marijn.haverbeke….

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.@appcelerator’s apps now officially welcome in the App Store: http://bit.ly/9gXrlC. Important move, . Right direction.

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Filling out the Public Sector Information survey mentioned in @NeelieKroesEU’s post at http://bit.ly/b69mjU.

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@cygri Does http://bit.ly/94nIez help? One of the sources (from http://bit.ly/d5yLDK) is the Open Library Project.

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.@nemet For an impression is now counted as outlined here: http://bit.ly/bH5Ayi

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Thanks to @cramforce’s mail understood the magic: funcName && funcName(data) only works if funcName is still defined => many reqs onkeyup.

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@cramforce Dude, I know what is ;-) A &callback=funcName should result in a simple funcName(data), why funcName && funcName(data)???

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@cramforce The thing is: you can’t use the API w/o a &callback param. I don’t get the structure at all. Sript wizardry probably.

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@learnjs @cramforce CC’ing you guys on this question: http://bit.ly/bscVI2. Thanks for enlightenment!

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Dear gurus: why would one create a callback function structure like this: http://bit.ly/bri6rZ? Used in the new

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Check out => powerful text autocompletion on _any_ Website via a simple bookmarklet: http://bit.ly/8YPCj4 (via @frischkopp)

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@johnbreslin Makes total sense, I can check back w/ the rich snippets team, but probably can’t disclose any concrete plans (or non-plans).

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Finally arrived in PMO. Now 3 days of meetings w/ European project partners. Tired, need coffee. Looking forward to seeing Palermo!

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Catching up on mail, tweets & RSS feeds while having hi-priced airport sandwiches, beer & stealing power from an LGE ad panel. 5am check-in.

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Stranded in Rome w/ a hat tip to French stikers. Planned GRO=>LBC=[train]=>TXL=>ZRH=[nite]=>PMO now is GRO=>CIA=[bus, train, nite]=>FCO=>PMO

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Last / Google hint for today: @markbirbeck has a great post showing alternative img license markups: http://bit.ly/bNZig2

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One more candy for Google: mark-up your img license w/ (2009 news, but widely unknown): http://bit.ly/cGJ1mz

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See http://bit.ly/acERtk for all markup supp’d by Google: recipe, review, rating, people, event, org, product, vid.

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Use or mark-up to help Google recognize your site’s breadcrumb paths: http://bit.ly/9LK1JR.

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RT @JohnMu: I love the Doodle on http://bit.ly/cUl1tK // Check the making of :-) CSS clippings all over the place: http://bit.ly/b0Fr6U

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@TenCate Valid point, but IMHO now it’s finally getting traction. See the BBC, Best Buy, Google’s rich snippets, data.gov, data.gov.uk…

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RT @spwoodall: A well-formed tree visualization, demonstrates . Check out on Organic Edunet: http://bit.ly/djz5dV //Nice vis.

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What is important for the future Internet ( = Future Media Internet Architecture)? Personally I’d say &aarch.

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@rtroncy @cygri LOL. Hope it wasn’t Austrian wine, though. Nothing against their wine, they’re trying hard, but still…

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silviapfeiffer can we please throw all web statistics into Web Workers so the main page can never again be held up with e.g. waiting for google analytics

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Stunned by the . Multitasking, camera, HD video… Nole please fix that “nothing happens upon status bar swipe” buggs

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mamund Compromising Twitter’s OAuth security system “…a textbook example of how to do it wrong.” http://ff.im/-q7q6V

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“Es Baluard” is a great place in : view on “La Seu”, the “Castell de Bellver” & the port. Late lunch. View: http://twitpic.com/2kijp8.

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Deutsche Telekom finally delivered my ! Ordered on Jul2, got it Aug31. The darn thing has FW 4.0.2. Hoping for a 4.1 now.

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6:00am, early flight to Palma de Mallorca for the Future Media Internet Architecture () meeting. A European project I was invited to.

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RT @jahendler: Should be req’d reading for all students!! RT @mattmight: 10 easy ways to fail a Ph.D. http://bit.ly/dpKpFg //

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mivesto I like the Freenode IRC channel. Today’s tidbit: “GET FORMS are URI templates w/ the ability to constrain the potential set of values”

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@chanezon Eh, eh. Faut que t’achètes un Google TV ;-) En fait le prob des 2 devices est qu’à l’Europe on a pas Netflix, alors moins cool :(

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@sebculture LOL. Actually I almost never did that. I had most of the assignments done by other team members… Still feeling bad about it ;-)

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Yay, submitted our (@mhausenblas’s & mi2010 paper. Now waiting for final remarks, but submitted now, just in case sPhD

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ocorcho Just uploaded ‘Linked Data Tutorial (Florianópolis)’ to SlideShare. http://slidesha.re/9ozWhm

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rtroncy “Multimedia Semantics: Metadata, Analysis and Interaction”, my 3 hours lecture given at is online at http://slidesha.re/b5BLl8

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@timbray Did you check this Wiki? http://bit.ly/at2xH3 For best UMTS coverage get a Vodafone pre-paid SIM and ask for their “day flatrates”.

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