Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

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

December 2012

mmmmmrob Finally found a few minutes to blog about pairwise comparisons of large datasets using map/reduce: dynamicorange.com/2012/12/31/pai…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 6:36 PM, Dec 31st, 2012 via Echofon)

Chuck Norris no espera a los Reyes Magos. Los Reyes lo esperan a el.

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danbri .@tomayac @RubenVerborgh did you see stratified js? eg. onilabs.com/blog/megazine has examples of error handling

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 11:26 AM, Dec 31st, 2012 via Echofon)

.@RubenVerborgh on asynchronous errors & handling strategies in : ruben.verborgh.org/blog/2012/12/3… Welcome to callback hell ;-)

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Vjeux New blog article: Displaying justified text with a better line-breaking algorithm is really hard in CSS blog.vjeux.com/2012/css/css-d…

via web (retweeted on 8:56 PM, Dec 27th, 2012 via Echofon)

RubenVerborgh @Vjeux I’m a fan of the line-breaking algorithm too:bramstein.com/projects/types… I hope some day browsers will do this instead of per-line composing

via web (retweeted on 8:52 PM, Dec 27th, 2012 via Echofon)

A very honest & transparent explanation for the downtime last Saturday bit.ly/YPNO6f

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wsrest2013 proposal (with co-chairs @pautasso @ruyalarcon @dret) accepted by . start thinking about submissions & attending!

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:50 AM, Dec 22nd, 2012 via Echofon)

The @FreeMetadata team have released a named-entity extraction extension for (fka. ): freeyourmetadata.org/named-entity-e…

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@llimllib Yeah, fair enough… Yet I like the API for its data richness. I agree that finding how to make work what you want can be tough.

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@llimllib Regarding the documentation, have you found this huge .txt document? bit.ly/VRKbWV

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@llimllib Being ironic? Or having specific complaints? Documentation? Or its request format? I love the API for its richness of data.

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A public hat tip to thesis reviewer @RubenVerborgh: your comments are a pleasure to wade through. The occasional joke included :-)

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@tommyh Congratulations! What a win for @UKODI :-)

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@dret Wow, that’s a nice one, too :-)

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.@vasujain Found the reason? > The answer is ’34’ < ‘5’ in lexicographic order. It’s basically :-) Get bitten once. Never forget.

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[5,34,1].sort() won’t return [1,5,34]. Why? pub quiz😃 Needless to say, got bitten by this where it worked sometimes…

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Our position paper submitted to (Workshop on Search & Exploration of X-Rated Information at ) got accepted B-)

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@bsletten Thanks, Brian! Had a great day :-)

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@tcurdt Wow, thanks! It totally worked :-)

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YahooLabs A good article that mentions our research in Twitter Credibility, check out the article! slate.me/W7ugto

via web (retweeted on 12:29 AM, Dec 18th, 2012 via Echofon)

API v3.0 drops XML over JSON & introduces ambiguity-free powered topic search: bit.ly/12l4vpY @fbase

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.@tagesschau Clips of grieving parents after in bit.ly/U6MnNU were inadequate & not up to your journalism standards :-(

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@mahemoff I bought just for CMD+X. It has tabs too. Regularly updated, absolutely worth your £. Not affiliated, just convinced.

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aaranged Google’s Data Highlighter: What If It Conflicts With HTML Markup? - bit.ly/TdmJVd @rustybrick w/ @JohnMu citation

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:42 PM, Dec 13th, 2012 via Echofon)

kerfors Great piece by @aaranged on Google : Markup-Free Structured Data for Google seoskeptic.com/google-data-hi…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:16 PM, Dec 13th, 2012 via Echofon)

nicolastorzec Wikimedia releases an alpha version of its new WYSIWYG editor on EN, so editors can provide feedback blog.wikimedia.org/2012/12/12/try…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:47 AM, Dec 13th, 2012 via Echofon)

Wow’ed by the new experience: goo.gl/1xdrx in compass mode, public transit layer, logged-in experience…

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for iPhone. Voice navigation, local search, , transit & more: goo.gl/1xdrx (via @googlemaps)

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RT @Jenz514: Debuts : An Easy Way Into Structured Data bit.ly/VCAQlw > W/o / /

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TwitterEng Blobstore: Twitter’s in-house photo storage system dlvr.it/2cwGG9

via dlvr.it (retweeted on 10:07 PM, Dec 11th, 2012 via Echofon)

@dalmaer Even greater: compare the sequence w/ @marissamayer’s post: iOS, Android, Windows 8, Web. Interesting :-) bit.ly/UxE0G7

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mahemoff wired.com/wiredenterpris… How a bug on Google’s servers caused yesterday’s Chrome crash by @bobmcmillan (with a quote from me)

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 6:57 PM, Dec 11th, 2012 via Echofon)

theSeanCook Love the mobile version of 2012.twitter.com

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:54 PM, Dec 11th, 2012 via Echofon)

@dalmaer Bonus points for the platform order in the post: Web, Windows 8, iOS, Android :-)

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Thinking of a new search algorithm named Murphy Search®™: check the last element first, then resolve to Binary Search or Sequential Search…

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mikewest Hooray! Facebook is using Content Security Policy! :) … Oh noes! Facebook extensions are breaking! :( -bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?i…ZQ

via web (retweeted on 2:47 PM, Dec 9th, 2012 via Echofon)

@nicolastorzec Don’t see it on mobile yet. They direct me to the .de site from .com. Bonus points for the ads, tho: buy Brad Pitt at AMZN!

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@sympapadopoulos Will be a public dataset. It’s not for a paper, but for my thesis… ETA: Q1’2013. Watch this hashtaghD :-)

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RT @danbri: Intrigued by the mentioned in blog.wikimedia.org/2012/12/07/inv… Any link to @wikidata? // Reg. visual editor.

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dalmaer “Today’s my last day at Google. In January I start a new job at Dropbox” — @gvanrossum tech.dropbox.com/2012/12/welcom…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 10:35 AM, Dec 8th, 2012 via Echofon)

.@sympapadopoulos “Share preliminary results [of near-duplicate img clustering algo w/ ]?” twitpic.com/bjv3qr

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One of the unpleasant duties of is to work on a dataset of pics… Ou13 submission is unrelated!

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for short-lived social network snippets. Black hat gone social… Please don’t do thisbit.ly/TKivU0Zz (vi@aarangeded)

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@aaranged Cloaking. They won’t get away w/ it for a long time, albeit the attack vector “short-lived social network snippet” is interesting.

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ldodds s/./->/g;

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:31 PM, Dec 5th, 2012 via Echofon)

timbray We’ve had an internal app store for years, glad they managed to productize it. Super useful: goo.gl/c2XaE

via YoruFukurou (retweeted on 8:30 PM, Dec 5th, 2012 via Echofon)

nicolastorzec Google now covers 570M entities, 18B facts and relationships, and 3 times more queries… insidesearch.blogspot.com/2012/12/get-sm…

via web (retweeted on 6:49 AM, Dec 5th, 2012 via Echofon)

ericaxel Google Picks Up A Few New Languages, And Shows Some Medical Smarts bit.ly/11z6hU9

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RT @algermissen: Put purity first to learn. Often pragmatism becomes a void concept then. // Regarding purity vs. pragmatism. +1.

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@stilkov @bitworking Well, dying in the sense of blog posts written ;-) bit.ly/TzIcpZ

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@stilkov @bitworking Hasn’t this battle been fought before? Is it still worth dying for? purity vs. pragmatism?

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Achievement unlocked. Submitted to the workshop: sexi2013.org Meme: bit.ly/VsMzJ0 w/ @RubenVerborgh @sethvanhooland

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The history of the Like button: b.qr.ae/TE8FTF (hat tip to @RubenVerborgh for making me investigate this)

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