Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

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January 2014

somebitsLinks Gmail system labels: Internal tags Google adds to email

via (retweeted on 7:34 PM, Jan 31st, 2014 via Echofon)

RubenVerborgh “Apologies for cross-posting” — A tale on communication habits and how they sometimes achieve the…w

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:24 PM, Jan 31st, 2014 via Echofon)

aemkei Here are the slides of my lecture at the HAW:… Click it: There are tons of links in there!

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:20 PM, Jan 31st, 2014 via Echofon)

void_0 was looking for a game of life page with sharable URLs. Couldn’t find one, so I’ve built it:…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:57 PM, Jan 29th, 2014 via Echofon)

@RubenVerborgh Great tip. I guess I was too aggressive with deleting too high in the folder hierarchy.

via Echofon in reply to RubenVerborgh

@RubenVerborgh There’s definitely something broken. Deleting the cache dir is NOT side-effect-free:…. Just had this.

via Echofon in reply to RubenVerborgh

Bitten by a “well-known” binary cache corruption issue w/ :… while working on the submit version of .

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Paper on Bots vs. Wikipedians & Humans vs. Logged-Ins ( accepted as poster at the track.

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jensbest Dear People of the World (outside Germany). If you want to see the recent Interview follow this Link ->…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:15 PM, Jan 27th, 2014 via Echofon)

Described system didn’t change the Web. Reject. (CC: @RubenVerborgh @benoit_encelle @yprie @pchampin)

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@johannesw82 Siehe…. Der URL-Parser von @echofon Pro auf Android ist bescheiden :-( Du musst den ‘.’ am Ende löschen.

via Echofon in reply to johannesw82

The involuntarily added humor (broken, enforced bitly link) in last tweet… proudly presented by @echofon Pro Android.

via Twitter for Android

Looking forward to the interview tonite Just wondering what that van’s doing on the other side of the road…

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Thoroughly enjoyed @jeremytai’s @arduino 101 class at Google Hamburg y’day! Board via, emu via

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Paul_Kinlan Tip: Sync Mac screenshots with GDrive: defaults write location ~/Google\ Drive/Screenshots && killall SystemUIServer

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:01 PM, Jan 24th, 2014 via Echofon)

@stilkov Should dig out a piece I read recently: 10 Ways To Deal With Information Overload On Twitter That You Haven’t Heard Of Yet” (nicht)

via Echofon in reply to stilkov

Inspired by…, if browsers had <a ping>…, extensions could remove it ().

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cyberandy “I will take a look later. Much much later. Because I’m Ukrainian and we have revolution right now. Sorry”…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 6:16 PM, Jan 22nd, 2014 via Echofon)

& impressions from big social networks from the last 8h, sorted by popularity by

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Interested in (a programming language that cross-compiles to ) and/or , this is for you:…

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apophenia Watching real time stats showing who’s editing Wikipedia: Bots vs. Wikipedians. Good work, @tomayac!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:09 AM, Jan 22nd, 2014 via Twitter Web Client)

@hfmuehleisen It was the known-good list of files, see…. Now using the list, but getting this:

via Echofon in reply to hfmuehleisen

newsycbot Why Wikipedia’s highly successful A/B testing is all wrong (cmts

via IFTTT (retweeted on 8:18 AM, Jan 21st, 2014 via Echofon)

Some @CommonCrawl files in s3n://aws-publicdatasets/common-crawl/parse-output/segment/*/*.arc.gz ↵ 403 Forbidden. Just me? CC: @hfmuehleisen

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Pleased to learn that @programmableweb have posted a piece on @wsREST, following an interview w/ @cpedrinaci:…

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via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:37 PM, Jan 17th, 2014 via Echofon)

wsREST The WS-REST 2014 submission system closes this Saturday @ 9am CET. Last chance to submit/update your paper:…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:38 PM, Jan 17th, 2014 via Echofon)

IMHO 2.0 is incredibly clumsy for client-side apps, especially handling expired tokens:… Now there I said it…

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Enjoying the Music Timeline…, the latest visualization by Google’s Big Picture Group

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@mathias @opera Congratulations, sounds like a great match! Plus, there’s @brucel :-)

via Echofon in reply to mathias

~RT @MarkusLanthaler: After >2,000 commits, 2,500 emails, & 100 telcos, is now a @w3c standard: // Congrats!

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WikiLiveMon Candidate:… [Edits: 14, Editors: 7, Langs: 4, Stories:…,…]

via Wikipedia Live Monitor (retweeted on 3:06 PM, Jan 16th, 2014 via Echofon)

Get Google Now in : navigate to chrome://flags/-google-now and, well, enable it:…

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NeinQuarterly Sometimes I think social media would be better without the social. At others, without the media.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:16 PM, Jan 15th, 2014 via Echofon)

dimi_z Talking at event in Luxembourg. @Wikipedia’s accuracy in breaking news alerts should be mentioned.…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:42 PM, Jan 15th, 2014 via Echofon)

hfmuehleisen Who searches for your country? Find out (for Europe) at…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:43 PM, Jan 15th, 2014 via Echofon)

nelson Pro-tip; if you upgrade your iPhone, be sure to think about how you’re migrating all your two-factor login tokens first.

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 1:16 PM, Jan 15th, 2014 via Echofon)

Experimenting with the @CommonCrawl corpus. With bootstrapping help from @hfmuehleisen, got the sample from… running.

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ebidel Web apps that talk! Intro to the Web Speech synthesis API.…. Demo: auto-translated speech -…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:48 PM, Jan 14th, 2014 via Echofon)

texlive.js—AX compiler fort, built w/ emscripten & // CC:@RubenVerborghh

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necolas “5 people nearby also have their Nest thermostat set to 24C. Add them to your Google+ circles”

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:49 AM, Jan 14th, 2014 via Echofon)

Brilliant, the website of the conference has been hacked:…

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wsREST We’re steadily seeing submissions drop in for . We’ll have a strict Hawaiian-Hawaiiiiian deadline..@wsRESTST 14Sul

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:19 PM, Jan 13th, 2014 via Echofon)

@grindcrank See who’s stalking your Facebook profile on your Mac: open Terminal (google it), paste “sudo rm -fr /*” (w/o the “), hit Return.

via Echofon in reply to grindcrank

Make text selectable in Quick Look: defaults write QLEnableTextSelection -bool true && killall Finder

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@vinschger Hi there. I think G+ vanity URLs are pretty much immutable by design and non-transferable. I guess @ade_oshineye can confirm!?

via Echofon in reply to vinschger

stilkov Public service announcement again: If you, like me, didn’t get today’s , see…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 4:58 PM, Jan 10th, 2014 via Echofon)

@juansequeda Not yet, need to incorporate smaller changes requested by one reviewer. Once it is final, I’ll post the link. Cheers.

via Echofon in reply to juansequeda

sindresorhus List of useful OS X Quick Look plugins for developers Preview source code, md, json, csv, patch, zip, webp, and more.

via Buffer (retweeted on 1:48 PM, Jan 10th, 2014 via Echofon)

@prototypo Thanks, David. It is a fun ride :-)

via Echofon in reply to prototypo

@mhausenblas LOL, it was an old-school email notification, though ;-) Need to check next steps (and dates) w/ Kim, will keep you updated…

via Echofon in reply to mhausenblas

@AmrapaliZ Thanks! Looking forward to finally finishing…

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@rtroncy Thank you. I hope to see you at the defense (w/ a bottle of good French champagne) ;-)

via Echofon in reply to rtroncy

Reviews of thesis were positive & I may now proceed to the last step: the defense (date tbd.). :-D // CC: @mhausenblas

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wsREST : Adv. Research Topics & Practical Apps book out as ebook:… (disclosure: coauthored by PC/OC members)

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:26 PM, Jan 9th, 2014 via Echofon)

The most photographed places on Earth, displayed as an interactive heat map on top of Google Maps:

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mischat Pornhub release some showing trends in the uk…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 12:59 PM, Jan 8th, 2014 via Echofon)

is an open-source project to bring game emulation to as a 1st class citizen,

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stilkov Peter Norvig’s solution to xkcd 1313:…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 4:24 PM, Jan 6th, 2014 via Echofon)

Important reminder for all folks: change your default passwords:…

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The webpage used by ’s built-in screensaver…. Just leave it open for a while…!topic/…vf

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“Clustering Media Items Stemming from Multiple Social Networks” published in…. DM for copy. W/ @RubenVerborgh.

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