Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

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July 2011

Crazy stunt of finishing a paper in 2 days & 1 night. It’s all@RubenVerborghorgh’s hands now. Off for 10 days of vacation. OfflisPhD

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Lame that the listings package in has no syntax highlighting for . Thanks, @kilaulena, for http://bit.ly/pdCbR8.

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Is there really no browser that implements the EventListenerList interface? http://bit.ly/qZCa53. Seems like such an obvious thing to have.

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@kwelle On a related note: it’s a lot of fun to monitor ;-)

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@cramforce Hanging out or “hanging out”? ;-) Enjoy your time! Congratulations new-weds, again!

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foolip Full support for the microdata DOM API in the latest Opera snapshot!
my.opera.com/desktopteam/bl…

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My favorite updater has been updated to v0.2: http://bit.ly/paTjVa. Very handy!

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@pmika Congratulations! Enjoy Beijing now :-)

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@mhausenblas Thanks for the pointer. Working on something hopefully almost as awesome for http://bit.ly/pqVCcG // CC: @rtroncy

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Teaching my 12-year-old brother-in-law to code. Tools: , (hidden to him), editor, browser. Modern times, I used

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RT @mhausenblas, @pmika: The first conf will be Sept 21, in the Bay Area. See the new schema.org blog at blog.schema.org

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RT @ryah: Weekend = use instead of make nodejs :) // Have fun, it’s a great piece of software. Thanks for it! :-D

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“There’s almost always a better alternative to eval, eg JSON.parse for parsing JSON w/ the benefit that it runs faster” http://bit.ly/oMoxHE

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@spamless By the way, I’ve never noticed that Whom to follow spells . Nice finding :-)

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.@spamless I’ve sent out a fearless SWAT team whom [pun!] immediately fixed the Twitter Whom to follow extension http://bit.ly/gQ2hZU v1.0.5

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@mparramon Wow, que apareixes en el vídeo!

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The Internet would be a better place w/ more headers & more * header values. Now here’s how: http://www.w3.org/TR/co class=”hashtag” rel=”search” href=”//twitter.com/search?q=%23OpenData”>#OpenDataData

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Increasingly annoyed by the diffs in the two specs. Compare the Note in http://bit.ly/qEKnzx vs. http://bit.ly/n8YU96 //

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@RobVesse Sounds like a great offer then :-) Congrats! (I’m in a special role here [100% of 20% time ;-)], but 20% time is a great concept.)

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@RobVesse IMHO the good thing about academia: you may just try things out, no matter what. In industry, you have to make a revenue case 1st.

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@RobVesse Been there (out of academia). Kind of back now ;-) Both sides have pros & cons, believe me…

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People involved in any & all standardization effort in whatever project, working group, or task force, READ http://bit.ly/pak2KY

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.@jindrichmynarz wrote a good blog post on spoon-feeding Google w/ graphs packaged as trees: post.ly/2YCfy

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Trying to reach the state of the art in video shot detection w/ . @bsletten’s just tweeted vid http://bit.ly/pbbfSJ is tough ;-)

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filiber Tip of the Week: Let your website visitors talk to you live! google.com/talk/service/b…

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How to read the author list in a research paper http://bit.ly/q7XYXX // This one for you, @arnaudbrousseau :-) (via @iand)

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“The quick brown fox _j_umps o_V_er the lazy dog _w_atching _6_ f_r_eaking _V_- wing airspeeders.” http://bit.ly/jVw6rV. My intro :-D

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In Discovering Meaning On the Go in Large Heterogeneous Data at : http://bit.ly/paz3Gc. Learning about Graffiti.

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RT @ryah: is written in - cool! - github.com/mozilla/browse… // The concept looks seriously promising!

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@aivlis_s Thanks :-) Happy it’s over. Now back to that document review…

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RT @portenkirchner: Slides The Latest in http://goo.gl/uJjTA registerProtocolHandler, PageVisibility API, Web Audio API. via @ebidel

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@arnaudbrousseau Thanks! Happy http://bastille-day.com/ I’ll raise “un bon verre” on you tonight ;-)

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Thanks to the best Google intern @arnaudbrousseau for doing most of the work in the last weeks, so that I could focus on .

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Thanks to my tutors Kim (UPC.edu) &a@mhausenblasbl@derigalwaylway) for very valuasPhD input; @mparramonamon for http://yfrog.com/klkfwzj

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The viva voce slides for today’s thesis proposal defense are published here: http://bit.ly/njRccq. Passed :-D

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@dakoller Thanks :-) I’ll put the slides online in a few minutes…

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RT @mparramon: At @tomayac proposal defense, , , and more. Looks promising! http://yfrog.com/klkfwzj

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Finished viva voce slides for tomorrow’s thesis proposal. Tough rehearsal session w/ my tutor. Now enjoying Barcelona. Life’s good.

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@rtroncy @jesolem Impressive indeed, but misses a point: why capture screen w/ cell? Abroad you got WiFi in the hotel, but not on the way…

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vambenepe Google+ Photos and Circles work as if they were designed specifically to meet Anthony Weiner’s needs. He should have waited a bit.

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@vambenepe LOL, made my day & immediate retweet :-) Interpreting stats can be so easy…

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vambenepe @tomayac WRT to the absence of France, that’s easily explained: we’re in July. *nothing* happens in summer in France.

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vambenepe @tomayac Possible interpretation: Belgians love Google+ because Circles allow Flemish and Walloons to better ignore one another. ;-)

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Not sure how statistically significant these stats are: http://bit.ly/pUe3aC (e.g. user # from Belgium > France, Germany?)

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RT @cdixon: Stanford’s PwdHash should be in every browser: crypto.stanford.edu/PwdHash/ // Nice in theory, but domain-specific reqs, eg max length :(

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ndiakopoulos Posted new EMNLP paper “Coooooooolllllllll!!!!!!!!! Using Word Lengthening to Detect Sentiment in Microblogs” bit.ly/onfwGB

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@manusporny Hmmm, this link resolves to a 404 error on my side.

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@kidehen LOL, seems like we’re subscribed to the same mailing lists ;-) http://labs.mondeca.com/…

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@mparramon Dia 14 de Juliol 2011 a la Sala S208, sòtan 2, edifici Omega. Campus Nord, UPC. 11:15.

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Spent the day working on my viva voce slides for the thesis proposal the day after tomorrow at UPC.edu in Barcelona.

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Paper “The Content Editor – From WYSIWYG to WYSIWYM” http://bit.ly/qifN3m [PDF] (indirectly vi@kidehenen) /Leb

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@mringwal Hi! I’ve purchased Celeste & BTstack Keyboard, however, have trouble switching stacks. From “None” => “iOS” or => “BTstack”. Idea?

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RT @martinfowler: My experiences w/ social networks & speculationsPlus http://bit.ly/rbcz7e // Almost full +1 on every argument.

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Had to work around the Same Origin Policy for canvas.toDataUrl. Violating the Terms & Conditions of one of our products nence

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RT @jreschke: This editor feedback t.co/E9jWbrO will raise eyebrows… // *raising eyebrows*

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Every language that doesn’t support Regular Expressions as native objects is wrong. Yepp, staring at you, PHP. Duck and cover, Java!

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@mhausenblas On no.de, but have to restart the server 1/day, b/o “FATAL ERROR: CALL_AND_RETRY_2 Allocation failed - process out of memory”

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RT @mhausenblas: “What node.js hosting services are in public beta?” http://b.qr.ae/nbPuHP //

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@mhausenblas Thanks, but do they allow generation of 600MB files on-the-fly? Hard to believe, but got reasons to pay (cheap) for hosting ;-)

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@mhausenblas That’s why I feel cheap ;-) Tell 1&1 to become a node.js Web hosting company… For now going w/ my cheap PHP option…

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@k_zoltan LOL, no :-) It’s helper code that I had running on a local node.js instance that now needs to run on my 1&1 hosted Web space.

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Porting code from to . Feeling cheap.

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@dakoller Not that I knew, but @eturner303 (AlchemyAPI), @andraz (Zemanta), @pablomendes (DBpedia), or @sumitsshah (OpenCalais) might know.

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Shonzilla Pro : Create a 1-to-many video chat by pointing your camera at hangout.

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russenreaktor Waiting for live stream - Facebook Announcements t.co/032PMFn Lets see what they have

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iphone_dev jailbreakme times 3! http://is.gd/MDJvB0 …congrats to @comex for once again bringing jailbreaking to the masses!

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@rtroncy In your email… Inspired by your work :-)

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@rtroncy Cited your EventMedia stuff for the paper mentioned here: http://twitter.com/tomay…

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@aivlis_s @hfmuehleisen Thanks. We’ll talk after the next email from EasyChair…

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Submitted to the doctoral consortium (http://bit.ly/m21Atl) at on July 5, where the deadline is on July 11. A primer! //

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@pablomendes @taubau Thanks! I also noticed that it was down… Let me know if I should generate too much traffic w/ http://bit.ly/kiewu1.

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Using machine tag browser to find photos from airport http://bit.ly/kgH6yS. Machine tags: poor man’s http://bit.ly/kcyl6Y

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googlerealtime More context about the disabling of Google Realtime can be found here in @dannysullivan’s article in @sengineland: goo.gl/ogfnq

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Reviewing a paper. Learning about the Normalized Google Distance (NGD) for measuring term relatedness: http://bit.ly/jGPw5A

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googlerealtime We’ve temporarily disabled google.com/realtime. We’re exploring how to
incorporate Google+ into this functionality, so stay tuned.

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Brilliant synergies: Circle Hack for : http://www.circlehack.co… & Facebook+ Plus: http://bit.ly/lkN7eK

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@ericaxel Nice article, thanks :-) While Google Italy would definitely rock more weather-wise, it’s Google Hamburg for the moment, tho ;-)

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RT @ericaxel: The Future of Video on the Web: Google’s Thomas Steiner and the Project - t.co/8j1CUE0

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@dret The sheer mass might look creepy, but lets be fair: you can do the same w/ , by design. Also see http://bit.ly/ixc6J7 (Auto-save)

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@Shonzilla It worked for me this morning, and @monsieurv has just confirmed it worked for him: http://bit.ly/jPhFtr

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Now that more people have access to Google+, reposting my wishlist: http://bit.ly/kA2VGw //

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@monsieurv Did it work? For me it did. The invited persons get an email that allows them to sign up.

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Google+ voodoo: create a circle named “invite”. Add to-be-invited Gmail addresses to it. Create a test post to the “invite” circle :D Works!

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