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Ten years ago (soon): BloggerCon

Dave reminds us that it’s almost ten years to the day since the first BloggerCon. I was highly invested in blogging at that juncture of my life, having tried and largely failed to figure out where I fit inside Microsoft, and so I managed to combine a recruiting trip back East and attendance at the first day of BloggerCon.

I liveblogged much of what I saw of the day. I’m sure most of it is redundant with the other coverage, but in retrospect it’s interesting to read through the coverage and see how much of it was on target, or just off-target. I think the biggest bit that surprises me is the collective failure to imagine that blogging, per se, was just one manifestation of a million ways for individuals to share ideas and feelings with the world, or that most people would be most interested just in sharing those ideas and feelings with a few friends and family.

New mix: will you buy me a shaky heart

As I grow … well, older isn’t right, and neither is more mature, so let’s just go with “as I grow,” I find that what I listen to is less about lyrics and singing along and more about just listening. So, of the 19 tracks on this mix, six have no words at all, and a few more are mostly nonsense.

No real notes here, except to note that Jonny Greenwood’s Bodysong, from 2003, is an unlikely sleeper album. There are bits that remind me of Ravel, and Berg, and glitchy techno, and sometimes they come in the same song.

Also: why did it take me so long to listen to Bruce Cockburn? He would have been right up my alley in 1988 or 1989.

Also also: I’m in the crowd for that 2004 Sonic Youth performance at the Showbox. This one.

  1. Burning Of AuchidoonMaddy Prior (Silly Sisters)
  2. Tree (Today is an Important Occasion)David Byrne (The Knee Plays)
  3. Ready to StartArcade Fire (Ready to Start – Single)
  4. Lovers In a Dangerous TimeBruce Cockburn (Stealing Fire (Deluxe Edition))
  5. Wiggle-WaggleHerbie Hancock (Warner Archives)
  6. Everything In Its Right PlaceRadiohead (Kid A)
  7. 24 Hour CharlestonJonny Greenwood (Bodysong (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture))
  8. ConcordeModern Jazz Quartet (Concorde)
  9. Track 4Sigur Rós (( ))
  10. ChemtrailsBeck (Modern Guilt)
  11. SorrowThe National (High Violet)
  12. I Should Watch TV (M. Stine remix)David Byrne & St. Vincent (Brass Tactics EP)
  13. Pattern RecognitionSonic Youth (Live at the Showbox in Seattle (2004))
  14. Milky WayWeather Report (Weather Report)
  15. Alone And ForsakenNeko Case (Live from Austin, Texas)
  16. Hi-Speed SoulNada Surf (Let Go)
  17. After AllChristian Scott (Yesterday You Said Tomorrow)
  18. Bode Radio/Glass Light/Broken HeartsJonny Greenwood (Bodysong (Soundtrack from the Motion Picture))
  19. I Wanna Dance With SomebodyDavid Byrne (David Byrne: Live from Austin, TX)

The Colonoscopy Playlist

I can tell that I’ve reached that certain special age based on what my interactions are with the medical profession. And this week I had one of those really “special” ones: a visit from the camera snake.

As I was getting ready for the procedure, I realized that there were a lot of songs that were inadvertently funny in the context of a colonoscopy, and that there didn’t seem to be a lot of people putting them together in playlists. So I figured I’d do it so you don’t have to. (You’re welcome.) I posted a request for help on Facebook and got a lot of suggestions from my friends, so this was a real labor of love…from the bottom to the top.

  1. Baby Got GoingLiz Phair
  2. I Like to Move ItReel 2 Reel
  3. RelaxFrankie Goes to Hollywood
  4. ShoutTears for Fears
  5. Take It EasyThe Eagles
  6. When the Levee BreaksMemphis Minnie
  7. Medley: Highway to Hell -> Shook Me All Night LongAC/DC
  8. Highway to HellAC/DC
  9. It Looks Like I’m Up Sh*t Creek AgainTom Waits
  10. Medley: “All Stripped Down” / “The Earth Died Screaming” / “The Ocean Doesn’t Want Me” / “New Coat of Paint” / “Chocolate Jesus” / “Take It With Me” ” / “Tango Till They’re Sore” / “Don’t Go Into That Barn” / “The One That Got Away” / “How’s It Gonna End” / “Make It Rain” Tom Waits
  11. All Things Must PassGeorge Harrison
  12. Chocolate RainTay Zonday
  13. Everything Must GoManic Street Preachers
  14. The Waiting is the Hardest PartTom Petty
  15. Pants on the GroundLarry Pratt
  16. From the Bottom to the TopFrank Sinatra
  17. Way Down in the HoleTom Waits
  18. I’m Looking Through YouThe Beatles
  19. Wide Open SpacesDixie Chicks
  20. I Can See Clearly NowJohnny Nash
  21. Back Door ManHowlin’ Wolf
  22. In Too DeepGenesis
  23. Da ButtEU
  24. Mega ColonFischerspooner
  25. I’m Beginning to See the LightBobby Darin
  26. Shine a LightRolling Stones
  27. The EndThe Doors
  28. Black Hole SunSoundgarden
  29. Ring of FireJohnny Cash
  30. Moon RiverHenry Mancini
  31. Boogie in the ButtEddie Murphy
  32. Baby Got BackSir Mix-A-Lot
  33. Show Me the WayPeter Frampton
  34. StinkfistTool
  35. John MayerInside Wants Out
  36. Up in the DarkThe New Pornographers
  37. Searching With My Good Eye ClosedSoundgarden
  38. Shot in the DarkOzzy Obourne
  39. Way Down NowWorld Party
  40. Already in a DaydreamFreddy Jones Band
  41. Bad Moon RisingCreedence Clearwater Revival
  42. ScatmanScatman John
  43. Into the Great Wide Open Tom Petty
  44. Tighten Up Archie Bell and the Drells
  45. Supermassive Black Hole Muse
  46. Broken Hearts Are For AssholesFrank Zappa
  47. Black TongueGene Simmons
  48. Medley: ‘Fire in the Hole’->’Do It Again’ Steely Dan
  49. Shake Your BootyKC and the Sunshine Band
  50. Dig for Fire Pixies
  51. Medley: ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’ -> ‘Moanin” -> ‘Walkin” -> ‘I’ll Never Be The Same’Frank Sinatra / Art Blakey / Miles Davis / Art Tatum
  52. Better Days (And The Bottom Drops Out)Citizen King
  53. Rolling in the DeepAdele
  54. My Face Your AssLambchop
  55. Pretty on the InsideHole
  56. The EndThe Beatles

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How to manually enable NTFS read and write in OS X | MacFixIt – CNET Reviews
Yes, Virginia, Mac OSX does support directly mounting NTFS drives, if by “support” you mean “requires a command line hack that enables a driver of uncertain quality.”

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How to manually enable NTFS read and write in OS X | MacFixIt – CNET Reviews
Yes, Virginia, Mac OSX does support directly mounting NTFS drives, if by “support” you mean “requires a command line hack that enables a driver of uncertain quality.”

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Access Wireless Diagnostics app in OS X 10.8.4 or later – Mac OS X Hints
Cool new utility that dropped as part of the latest patch release.

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Access Wireless Diagnostics app in OS X 10.8.4 or later – Mac OS X Hints
Cool new utility that dropped as part of the latest patch release.

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Test Run: Web UI Automation with Windows PowerShell
Fun tricks with PowerShell.

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Test Run: Web UI Automation with Windows PowerShell
Fun tricks with PowerShell.

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Test Run: Web UI Automation with Windows PowerShell
Fun tricks with PowerShell.

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Explorations in manipulation: Scams in security testing
I’d add that it’s impossible to do good security testing at scale without using automated security testing tools and services and understanding the value they can bring.

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Explorations in manipulation: Scams in security testing
I’d add that it’s impossible to do good security testing at scale without using automated security testing tools and services and understanding the value they can bring.

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Explorations in manipulation: Scams in security testing
I’d add that it’s impossible to do good security testing at scale without using automated security testing tools and services and understanding the value they can bring.

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Listening Room 7 – Harvard Glee Club Foundation: Long may continue our unity and joy!
Very cool–a bunch of recordings from Don Loach’s Glee Club in 1978 at the Harvard Festival of Men’s Choruses. This is the one where someone walked up to Loach afterward asking which label the Club was on and was shocked to learn that they didn’t have a record deal.