Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

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

February 2015

cygri The girlfriend translated English “toaster” to German “Brotheizung”. I’d say she gets the principle of the language!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:29 PM, Feb 28th, 2015 via Echofon)

wjarek App vs applet, now vs then pic.twitter.com/3GZdHrxJLH

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:24 AM, Feb 28th, 2015 via Echofon)

aaranged Search Engine Optimization with Data - bit.ly/seowithdata My presentation, hot off the presses!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:18 AM, Feb 28th, 2015 via Echofon)

paul_irish Want to resolve your console logs to their original file:line instead of your log() wrapper? ➟ gist.github.com/paulirish/c307… pic.twitter.com/ajYrGyCqZK

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:15 AM, Feb 28th, 2015 via Echofon)

~RT @miha_jlo: List of TargetAd 2014 accepted papers is now posted: targetad-workshop.net/accepted-papers // One of them’s mine. Oh, and s/4/5 :-)

via Echofon

michellequinn Whoa. The plans for a Google building that looks outward bayareane.ws/1vGBeb0 pic.twitter.com/HRuWTukNuj

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 9:01 AM, Feb 28th, 2015 via Echofon)

mattcutts Really happy to see Google reverse policy on Blogger: productforums.google.com/forum/m/#!cate… cc @violetblue @jeffjarvis @mmasnick Thanks for your feedback.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:08 PM, Feb 27th, 2015 via Echofon)

Sans Bullshit Sans: OpenType ligature font hack that replaces bullshit terms with bullshit ligatures: pixelambacht.nl/2015/sans-bull… (via @brucel)

via Echofon

wsREST We have finally sent out notifications for WS-REST. Apologies for the delay. Congratulations to all authors and thank you to all reviewers.

via Echofon (retweeted on 2:18 PM, Feb 27th, 2015 via Echofon)

nlpbot A Natural-Language-Processing library in JS, small-enough for the browser, and quick-enough to run on keypress bit.ly/1B4Ng0q

via IFTTT (retweeted on 6:00 PM, Feb 26th, 2015 via Echofon)

SoVeryBritish Not hearing someone for the third time, so just laughing and hoping for the best

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:42 PM, Feb 26th, 2015 via Echofon)

Great list of the CSS tricks used at Medium to get their right: medium.com/@mwichary/deat…

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Oscars 2015 on Twitter: Identifying Trending Topics: medium.com/@_megangroves/…

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@wolframkriesing I see. Read your question differently. Clear now. Decorator it is then.

via Echofon in reply to wolframkriesing

@wolframkriesing I tend to use

DEBUG && debugger.log(‘foo’);

One flag to turn it off, separate function with custom formatting logic…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to wolframkriesing from Hamburg, Germany

parserlibrarian @txkuhn And also this - Bots vs. Wikipedians: wikipedia-edits.herokuapp.com

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:00 PM, Feb 23rd, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

Good article on Amazon’s Mechanical Turkers: pbs.org/newshour/updat… (via @prototypo)

via Echofon

SoVeryBritish “I might join you in a bit”
<turns phone to silent and puts on pyjamas>

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:44 PM, Feb 21st, 2015 via Echofon)

Update on the @fbase@wikidata migration: @vrandezo prepares the data, @SSchaffert works on the back-end API & I on a front-end user script…

via Echofon

TextRazor New on the blog - Freebase is migrating to WikiData, what does this mean for my app? textrazor.com/blog/2015/02/f…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:54 PM, Feb 19th, 2015 via Echofon)

@RubenVerborgh Oh? Keep us posted! Any pointers to early concrete usage plans?

via Echofon in reply to RubenVerborgh

igrigorik HTTP/2 is done: bit.ly/1AjHFzJ - hooray! Time to undo all of those HTTP/1 hacks: bit.ly/1MvZdiw pic.twitter.com/a3HN7AMoyo

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:17 AM, Feb 18th, 2015 via Echofon)

Microsoft @levie Thank you. Comic Sans is still fair game, though.

via Sprinklr (retweeted on 9:16 AM, Feb 18th, 2015 via Echofon)

ReaderMeter The most frequently clicked links in Wikipedia articles, aggregated from 4bn requests dx.doi.org/10.6084/m9.fig… pic.twitter.com/cVgkcxgWov

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:57 PM, Feb 17th, 2015 via Echofon)

aprilzero How I built the CSS Clock —medium.com/gyroscope-inno…8pic.twitter.com/HM4t68g6566

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:55 PM, Feb 17th, 2015 via Echofon)

BOINC-inspired (boinc.berkeley.edu) distributed computing framework BoomerangJS by @bergi_bergos: boomerangjs.org

via Echofon

@brucel @pomeh @andreasbovens Reminds me of @spolsky’s 2004(!) post joelonsoftware.com/articles/APIWa… (search for “SimCity”)…

via Echofon in reply to brucel

@brucel @andreasbovens Will try to find the right contact to address this internally. Thanks for the friendly console message ;-)

via Echofon in reply to brucel

Pretty sad: @opera maintain a patch script that fixes webpages to work w/ their browser github.com/operasoftware/… (via @andreasbovens @brucel)

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Guha’s ideas for new extension mechanism bit.ly/1DcQDCB (mailing list) docs.google.com/document/u/1/d… (Google doc)

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dalmaer “What’s the wifi password?” github.com/rauchg/wifi-pa…

via iOS (retweeted on 4:43 PM, Feb 15th, 2015 via Echofon)

@alexmilowski Thank you. Read them w/ interest. Cheers!

via Echofon in reply to alexmilowski

@nicolastorzec Do it locally. My lib npmjs.com/package/local-… is the other way round (reverse), but maybe can build on top? Mileage may vary.

via Echofon in reply to nicolastorzec

@Paul_Kinlan One of the most honest and most useful postmortems I have read so far. Huge props for writing it!

via Echofon in reply to Paul_Kinlan

Paul_Kinlan What happened to Web Intents?

paul.kinlan.me/what-happened-… - **my personal** recollection and thoughts only 3 years late pic.twitter.com/eSn9smxM3G

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:52 PM, Feb 13th, 2015 via Echofon)

russellsavage For anyone spending too much time Bulk Uploading in AdWords, check out this AdWords Script to automate things searchengineland.com/adwords-script…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:03 PM, Feb 12th, 2015 via Echofon)

In Windows, there’s a registry key that substitutes Helvetica to Arial technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/… Crying. (via @snookca snook.ca/archives/html_…)

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~RT @aaranged: [Some] dynamically added meta data indexed by Google crawlers: bit.ly/1Eb3DFz // Love the spirit, @SimoAhava!

via Echofon

Review night. , , & . @eswc_conf, first time I see the reviews “PC Member” field being anonymized. Quite like it.

via Echofon

@Enroweb Haha, your editing experiment caused a breaking news alert of my system: twitter.com/tomayac/status….

via Twitter Web Client in reply to Enroweb from Hamburg, Germany

Wow, this is meta on so many levels: twitter.com/mediagalleries…. Not breaking news, but fun… CC@WikiResearchcpic.twitter.com/9lkSJeLBI1I1

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winsontang Joyent Waves A White Flag, Hands Off Node.js To A New Foundation bit.ly/16PFGbE

via TweetAdder v4 (retweeted on 8:57 AM, Feb 11th, 2015 via Echofon)

@dret @mnot My favorite part of the JSON-LD spec probably is 6.8: w3.org/TR/json-ld/#in….

via Echofon in reply to dret

WikiResearch “Disaster Monitoring w Wikipedia&Online Social Networking Sites:Structured Data&Linked Data Fragments to the Rescue?” arxiv.org/abs/1501.06329

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:20 PM, Feb 10th, 2015 via Echofon)

RubenVerborgh ’s Triple Pattern Fragments— start building apps! Slides:slideshare.net/RubenVerborgh/…k Get started:github.com/LinkedDataFrag…qn

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:14 PM, Feb 10th, 2015 via Echofon)

@MaoriHH These editors enable something like @WikiLiveMon ;-)

via Echofon in reply to MaoriHH

ndiakopoulos On Tinder Bots: “it worked too well … and I’m still seeing one person” crockpotveggies.com/2015/02/09/aut… via @arnicas

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:37 PM, Feb 10th, 2015 via Echofon)

@dret @PERRY_RHODAN I wish I would have had the time to explore Dubai. A shame it was just a stopover…

via Echofon in reply to dret

googledrive Happy Safer Internet Day. Be with a 2-minute Security Checkup and we’ll say thanks with a 2GB bonus. goo.gl/5nyZ4x

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 8:27 PM, Feb 10th, 2015 via Echofon)

@dret Saw it from the plane. So. Freaking. Unreal. facebook.com/Tomayac/posts/…

via Echofon in reply to dret

TwitterIR To clarify from yesterday’s call: there was no bug or issue with iOS 8. It is an issue on Twitter’s side as users upgraded.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:40 AM, Feb 10th, 2015 via Twitter Web Client)

Hello HTTP/2, Goodbye SPDY: blog.chromium.org/2015/02/hello-…. Check the HTTP/2 doc by Mozillian @bagder: daniel.haxx.se/http2/http2-v1… [PDF]

via Echofon

.@MikeElgan is creating a community on G+ plus.google.com/11311725173125…. J. Chung intro’ed my work on @WikiLiveMon, @mediagalleries.

via Echofon

Huge collection of free programming books: github.com/vhf/free-progr… (via @csarasuagar)

via Twitter for iPhone from Hamburg, Germany

@kerfors 2) Then check the discussion plus links here: wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:….

via Echofon in reply to kerfors

@kerfors 1) Check the G+ post from my orig. tweet plus (some of) the comments (on the G+ post) & the discussion here groups.google.com/d/msg/freebase…

via Echofon in reply to kerfors

Brief reminder on how you can specify your social profiles using structured mark-up: developers.google.com/webmasters/str…

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@hexmode @wikiworks 20% projects are alive & kicking, albeit for some they’re 120% projects and processes may be stricter [citation needed].

via Echofon in reply to hexmode

cramforce Be good at debugging.
Never be blocked.
Know when to do redundant work or build a tool.
Be good at reading code.
medium.com/@cramforce/ive…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:23 PM, Feb 5th, 2015 via Echofon)

That moment where you wish you had put “screen -R” in your .bash_profile..gnu.org/software/scree…2x ansuperuser.com/questions/5800…fh

via Echofon

@lmatteis Thanks. I guess for the persisting URLs (or not), @fbase and/or @narphorium and @vrandezo are you go-to contacts.

via Echofon in reply to lmatteis

@edsu Summers, pardon the missing ‘s’ :-)

via Echofon in reply to edsu

@edsu Congratulations. Here’s to the coming years of interesting publications and software out of the feather of cand. Ph.D. Summer :-)

via Echofon in reply to edsu

mahemoff A conversation about why JavaScript ecosystem changes so quickly and where it’s going.
plus.google.com/u/0/+StuartLan… pic.twitter.com/Rx9PMUbROO

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:57 AM, Feb 5th, 2015 via Echofon)

Wikidata: <subject> \t <predicate> \t <object> # [ <qualifier-property> \t <qualifier-value> ] * @ [ <source-property> \t <source-value> ] *

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Turns out working on the Freebase→Wikidata transfer tool (plus.google.com/u/0/1099368369…) is my new 20% project at Google. Excited!

via Echofon

TechCrunch YouTube Launches Multi-Angle Video Experiment tcrn.ch/1zAO4WW by @fredericl

via 10up Publish Tweet (retweeted on 9:32 PM, Feb 4th, 2015 via Echofon)

JeffD The largest release of Freebase annotated data from @googleresearch, FAKBA1 - goo.gl/EInXsD. My thoughts: searchenginecaffe.com/2015/02/google….

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:49 AM, Feb 4th, 2015 via Echofon)

SoundScript: V8 JavaScript speed mode adds ‘use stricter’ & ‘use stricter+types’: docs.google.com/presentation/d…, @rauschma: 2ality.com/2015/02/sounds…

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@maxlath @nicolastorzec @43ryn Thanks. I was mostly highlighting the confusing names (also see the update in the article). Aware of µBlock…

via Echofon in reply to maxlath

There’s AdBlock Plus theverge.com/2015/2/2/79635… and there’s AdBlock getadblock.com (story via @nicolastorzec)

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portenkirchner .@Stammy on Designing @twitter Video paulstamatiou.com/twitter-video/

via OS X (retweeted on 12:11 AM, Feb 3rd, 2015 via Echofon)

wsREST It sure looks like today’s was made for WS-REST: xkcd.com/1481/

via Echofon (retweeted on 9:45 AM, Feb 2nd, 2015 via Echofon)

WikiResearch “Analysing Trends Between US Google Searches and English Wikipedia Page Edits” undeterminant.net/projects/math-… (student course paper)

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:37 PM, Feb 1st, 2015 via Echofon)

theopolisme Visualizing Wikipedia contributions by location theopatt.com/blog/visualizi…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:34 PM, Feb 1st, 2015 via Echofon)

wsREST APIs.json: apisjson.org. community, 3, 2, 1, fight :-)

via Echofon (retweeted on 9:48 AM, Feb 1st, 2015 via Echofon)

wsREST Alright, the submission deadline is officially over now and we’ll close EasyChair later today. Thanks for the submissions. Thanks reviewers!

via Echofon (retweeted on 9:48 AM, Feb 1st, 2015 via Echofon)