Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

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

September 2014

@RubenVerborgh Out of interest: why callbacks & no promises? LGPL may cause trouble w/ industry contexts. IANAL, but enforced by HDT C++?!

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~RT @RubenVerborgh: HDT for Node.js—here’s the backstory:ruben.verborgh.org/blog/2014/09/3…ntbF // This looks very promising!

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ydn An Animated GIF is Worth a Thousand Words | Yahoo Engineering bit.ly/1uz5FOy

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grayops @PatrickMeier FireChat poses security risks in this context. See: citizenlab.org/2014/07/asia-c… Lots of other alternatives mashable.com/2014/09/29/hon…

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@russellsavage Thanks, hope it is useful. We certainly do appreciate your freeadwordsscripts.com over here :-) Great symbiosis!

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@amrapaliz Congratulations, cand. Ph.D. Zaveri :-) Enjoy your vacation!

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mischat And for all you users who didn’t want to patch their manually support.apple.com/kb/DL1769?view…

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Created a simple remoteStorage API for @adwords Scripts, closely modeled after localStorage in browsers gist.github.com/tomayac/e1a509…

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“There’s a gun in their hands, but an umbrella in our hearts.”—彼らの手には銃があるが、我々の心に傘があるl (via@hkdemonoww)pic.twitter.com/EhwBNOpCNCC

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Super useful outline debugging console snippet or bookmarklet: gist.github.com/addyosmani/fd3…. Thanks @addyosmani, @aemkei, @p01.

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gccaedits I’m now running on the Wikimedia Tools Labs shared anon instance! tools.wmflabs.org/anon/

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paul_irish Advanced Debugging w/ Chrome youtube.com/watch?v=B63jNj… Slides: docs.google.com/presentation/d… JS debug & blackbox, monitoring & rendering perf APIs. ✌

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@damiano10 Catching this tweet only now… Felicidades, Dr. Damiano :-)

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ndiakopoulos Interesting API that aggregates crisis data: crisis.net

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“Bad news on Fridays” announcement over at @Yahoo: they’re shutting down Directory yahoo.tumblr.com/post/984740443… and dir.yahoo.com

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Streisand—Ay project worth keeping an eye upon, esp. before trips to Internet-censoring countriesgithub.com/jlund/streisandL HT@nelsonn

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>$ env x=’() { :;}; echo vulnerable’ bash -c “echo this is a test”

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cramforce So, yeah, it is worth working at Google at least once if only to checkout Memegen plus.google.com/+ColinMcMillen…

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@glennjones They may survive (acquisition, details pending). For backup, check twitter.com/tomayac/status….

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Stanford Law School’s CIS promises not to use Google funding for research propublica.org/article/stanfo…. Also see cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog/2014/09/s….

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The @jsconfeu projection mapping explained by co-curator @cramforce: medium.com/@cramforce/wtf…. Quite sets the tone :-)

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If you’re a programmer, spend these 20:13min on @philip_roberts’ event loop talk: vimeo.com/96425312

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“float” is a JavaScript reserved word, so el.style.float won’t work in apparently just Firefox. Use cssFloat instead developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web…

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Great @nytimes article on Google’s and general Internet business in China. Also loving the illustration. nytimes.com/2014/09/22/bus…

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Nightly <track>s misery w/ ‘load’ events only firing sometimes & mode attrib. ignoring ‘hidden’ state (‘disabled’ instead).

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scorlosquet Looks like @github just started to use schema.org actions with JSON-LD in their notifications emails! pic.twitter.com/XpxYe81hFi

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Run any app on the desktop (Mac, Win, ChrOS) w/ chromeos-apk: github.com/vladikoff/chro…. Interesting hack by @vladikoff.

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Started my first ever Google Python change list commit message for dremel.py w/ “Please pardon my Python”…

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@ShinNoNoir Fool me once… I guess they’re part of a falling ecosystem that isn’t needed/wanted now. I stayed out of loyalty. Will switch :-/

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@o2de OK, Danke! Netter Support auch spät abends noch :-)

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@o2de Jepp, mehrmals. Seit gestern geht abends nicht mehr viel :-( Tagsüber war die Verbindung schnell, wie sonst auch immer…

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@o2de Moin! Gibt’s im Raum 20355 seit dem Netflix-Start bekannte DSL-Probleme? Internet kriecht nur noch :-( FRITZ!Box behauptet 14.1Mbit/s.

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~RT @mrry: Well, so long Microsoft Research Silicon Valley. It was nice while it lasted. // Apparently the whole lab just got closed!? :-(

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KaTeX by the @khanacademy folks is a fast, client & server side JavaScript lib for math rendering on the Web: github.com/Khan/KaTeX

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@RubenVerborgh has put together a lovely Developer Workshop: iswc2014.semdev.org/program/ ♡ “[D]inner w/ developers. Pizza probably.”

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@RubenVerborgh It’s the quickest hack that worked (for me) and didn’t get caught by their anti-scraping measures. Feel free to improve :-)

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janjongboom Slides from my talk at @jsconfeu “Abusing phones to build the internet of things” here! slideshare.net/janjongboom/js…

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mkuehnel Thanks to @philip_roberts I finally understand why setTimeout(fn, 0) sometimes is useful: latentflip.com/loupe/?code=c2…!!!

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benschwarz web-audio-editor.herokuapp.com, by @thedeftone, presented at @jsconfeu

FUCKING MIND BLOWING.

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@mafintosh Thank _you_! Open source plus permissive licenses FTW :-)

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All of @mafintosh’s GitHub repo is a treasure trove: github.com/mafintosh (peerwiki, peerflix, torrent-mount,…nf

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P2P Wikipedia browsing w/ BitTorrent based on @mafintosh’s peerwiki: github.com/mafintosh/peer… CC: @WikiResearch

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@boxcar Thanks! Finally :-) notificationUsefulness++;

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Deep-linking on dynamic pages: for each <p>: get hash by taking first letter of first 3 words of first & last sentence. @donohoe at .

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HTTP Strict Transport Security browser extensions eff.org/https-everywhe… relevant for @freddyb’s security talk.

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mathias @jsconfeu Slides and notes for my presentation on JavaScript, Unicode, and ECMAScript 6: mths.be/jsu #💩

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@jsconfeu Will you release the transcripts?

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.@mathias remembers the dark ages where Twitter due to a Unicode string length calculation bug didn’t let you tweet 140 piles of 💩..nf

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Neat () trick used by @michaelpoltorak to project his iPhone to the audience: iphonehacks.com/2014/06/ios-re…

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@jsconfeu Twitter power search query: ( OR OR OR OR @jsconfeu OR @jscon) -“RT “

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rtroncy IIIF Image and Presentation API v2: iiif.io/api/presentati…. It promotes the usage of @w3c URI for your annotations

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rtroncy is one of the 13 entries in the @linkedupproject Vici competition Read linkedup-project.eu/2014/09/11/13-… and play with linkedtv.eurecom.fr/mediafragmentp…

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LDFragments DBpedia 2014 has been released, and you can now run queries against it with Triple Pattern Fragments: client.linkeddatafragments.org/#startFragment…

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@jsconfeu Ah, I see :-) No worries then, thanks! See you on Friday evening.

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@jsconfeu For those traveling back on Sunday night, will the boat anchor in between or return to its origin?

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@stilkov LOL, calling the bullshit card.

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2014 (v3.9) is out. Stats: wiki.dbpedia.org/Datasets2014/D…. New type inference algorithm: heikopaulheim.com/docs/ijswis_20… [PDF]

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csoghoian The only thing I want to purchase from Twitter is a pro-account with no sponsored tweets. Take my money, please.

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Streamweaver “Notes on XKCD’s “Pixels”” feedly.com/e/Num5s8tJ

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Wanna put today’s 1418 into horse (xkcd.com/1418/), get @RubenVerborgh’s & my xkcd 37 bit.ly/xkcd37 extension!

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.@googledrive client just burnt my data plan’s allowance when tethering laptop to phone :-/ Can GDrive somehow detect tethered WiFi & pause?

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Actions (blog.schema.org/2014/04/announ…) in action, overview blog post by Google’s Sam Goto: blog.sgo.to/2014/09/schema…

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oliviercure Biperpedia, a search ontology defined from Freebase, query streams and web texts. 30*bigger than DBpedia:tinyurl.com/npybo8e

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@wjarek @RubenVerborgh Yeah, we had Sam Goto as keynote speaker at @wsREST, w/ @mamund et al. in the audience. Small world.

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aaranged .org update from @danbri presented at 2014 - bit.ly/1lDjto7

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stephestellar Love that someone is plugging @internetarchive’s applicability on this thread re: Twitpic news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8269553 via @tomayac

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Good discussion on Hacker News following ’s shutdown notice: news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8269553

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~RT @noaheverett: […ic’s shutting down—rebit.ly/WgmIpAIm8 for more info. > Here goes yet another part of the old Twitter ;(

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RubenVerborgh Demo of Linked Data Fragments querying at 4pm on . Come test it yourself!
If not in Leipzig, use client.linkeddatafragments.org.

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Brilliant comic again. Click through to xkcd.com/1416/ and scroll up over the image.

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If there’s one thing to be learned from , then it’s that 2-factor authentication matters. For Apple: support.apple.com/kb/ht4232.

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@dret s/leaked/stolen/ Apart from that, +1 to your point on Exif.

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RT @wjarek: I just published “Towards machine-understandable service descriptions at Web scale” medium.com/@wjarek/toward… > CC: @RubenVerborgh

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@rtroncy Nice, hadn’t seen this before. Thanks for sharing.

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RubenVerborgh Nobody’s interested in the Semantic Web anymore? Seems so..1pic.twitter.com/eyRBc2mthghg

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mnot@arstechnica: How a new HTML element will make the Web faster ars.to/1tz8WcZ@WHATWG your mission is clear - MOAR ELEMENTS

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@rtroncy In your inbox already. Cheers!

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@edsaperia Hi Ed. Thanks for the kind words. I’m occasionally traveling to differing locations ;-) Best reach me via tomacATgoogleDOTcom.

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More on the anonymization flaw medium.com/@vijayp/of-tax… from @hfmuehleisen’s recent @Medium post. is hard, yet is good.

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New York City’s top-10 taxi drivers by @hfmuehleisen medium.com/@hannes/nys-to…. Also: anonymization gone wrong..D5

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Yay, my two workshop papers got accepted :D iswc2014.semdev.org Semantic hypervideos & natural disaster monitoring.

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For the record: I _condemn_ . @WikiLiveMon & @mediagalleries can’t, they’re just data-analyzing bots: twitter.com/mediagalleries…

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I’d like to recall the mechanics of @WikiLiveMon arxiv.org/abs/1303.4702 & @mediagalleries arxiv.org/abs/1403.4289 esp. content sources.

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page on ’s deleted by now. @WikiLiveMon/@mediagalleries still have caught the “news” event pic.twitter.com/2z01AR5jeV

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