June 17th, 2011

full steam ahead

My tweets

  • Thu, 21:42: RT @ElysiaBrooker: I'd like to live in a world where people get as outraged about famine and poverty as they do about ice hockey.
  • Fri, 01:35: up to two seconds latency for ads after (ad nauseam) redirection by ad networks in (?old) Yahoo mail - ugh! #velocityconf
  • Fri, 01:52: alas my main takeaway from Yahoo Mail presetnation on making ads faster is wow, Yahoo Mail is using3/4 of the page for ads ;-( #velocityconf
  • Fri, 01:56: Glad to see Evernote for #wp7 because it's cross-platform but remember #OneNote Web runs on lots of tablets OSes very nicely
  • Fri, 02:15: incites: the great ideas at conferences that make you go back to the office and do things? #revelationsfrombadgrammar
  • Fri, 06:48: +2 RT @DrPizza: I wish Aero Snap put a "detent" between monitors so that you could snap on the inner edges w/o using the keyboard.

Windows 8 this week: dates and directions

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