It's going to rain on Tuesday. It's going to rain all day long. This means water backing up because of all the leaves not collected and blocking storm sewer intakes, wet kids waiting for the bus, a run on hot coffee and chocolate, and a dismal showing at the voting booth. Of course, that last holds true even if the sun is shining, and rainbows sparkle overhead.
I was disappointed to see Kathy Sierra leave Twitter, but respect her decision to do so. I read her writing about why she left, but I also dug through past Twitter postings with the individual she references, Rob Graham. Twitter is not the best of places for thoughtful discussion when parties agree, but it is especially bad when two people have views that are diametrically opposed.
Judge Kimberly J. Mueller tossed the multi-state lawsuit instigated by Missouri's own AG, Chris Koster, against California's new egg laws.
Photo by Stefano Corso, used without edits, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Missouri's "Right to Farm" Amendment 1, and the gun support measure, Amendment 5, both won last night. The vote on Amendment 1 was so close that we'll have an automatic recount, but I think the result will be the same: a win for Amendment 1 by a very narrow margin.
I found out that the W3C had transitioned the HTML5 attribute @longdesc to Candidate Recommendation (CR) status from a tweet by John Foliot:
— John Foliot (@johnfoliot) August 2, 2014