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Blaise Alleyne

Blaise Alleyne

Catholic, musician, programmer, uoft grad (computer science / english / philosophy), free culture/software advocate.
.@TheAgenda takes a look at Liberal, PC and NDP Ontario with three interactive post-election maps: http://theagenda.tvo.org/blog...
RT @kashhill: Facebook in 2011: We won't use Likes all over Web to track you for ads. FB in 2014: Yeah, we're prob gonna do that. http://www.forbes.com/sites...
Taking the stage at @hughsroom on violin with @mikecelia in an hour and a half! http://blaise.ca/events/
On the analogy between the debates about slavery and abortion in America - http://utsfl.ncln.ca/2014...
Search: "honda odyssey sucks." Result: "Honda Odyssey Sucks Up Another Prize." ... Reason? Odyssey now comes with a vacuum cleaner...
I think I’m ready for Something New - http://utsfl.ncln.ca/2014...
RT @cselley: "Even if you decline your ballot, we encourage you to vote." Well said, @spaikin
The "bad math" stuff in #onpoli is so disingenuous. It's not an arithmetic error, it's a problem of economic theory.
Ugh. Can't get Instagram RSS without account, can't get account without mobile app... But, found http://instagrss-mgng.rhcloud.com! Subscribing now...
I think the leaders' debate on the economy should be in the form of a rap battle: https://t.co/2tDkKvIaOL #onpoli
Excited for @mikecelia's album release. Promo video: https://t.co/uOGtg8tMZ5 Show is June 12 at @hughsroom: http://blaise.ca/events/
The #Truecrypt mess is depressing. "They set the whole thing on fire..." http://krebsonsecurity.com/2014... Plus, stupid licensing makes a fork hard...
"Follow it through to its logical end: you're gonna get some stupid European boyfriend..." http://vimeo.com/79366833 (@ryanolan strikes again!)
RT @binarybits: It makes me happy that "sales" of digital music are declining. Selling 1s and 0s is almost never a good model.
#meshcon money was a great idea for swag, butI didn't get to the store before it closed today to use my dollars! Ah well, next time!
On violin with @daveborins tomorrow night at the Cameron! http://blaise.ca/events/
#TIL the University of Waterloo has a RESTful Open Data API https://t.co/hs8ZmhhNqP #meshcon
RT @schestowitz: Glenn Greenwald dumped #microsoft #windows and is now using #gnu #linux for #security and #privacy w/ #eff advice http://mashable.com/2014...
"I don't think we have 'internet addiction.' I haven't seen any evidence that suggests we have. Except myself..." @barrywellman #meshcon
How do we make smart cities that aren't also surveillance cities? e.g. #meshcon talking about centralized payments... what about bitcoin?
Best WiFi SSID in range at 99 sudbury: wutangLAN #meshcon
The @hostgator data centre outage was a little over 8 hours today for our server.
A month ago, a @HostGator server I manage was down for 14.5h due to their data center outage. Today, another outage, ~2h and counting...
RT @alexhern: DRM has led to a world where software can crash for everyone, simultaneously, and remain unusable for 24 hours http://www.macuser.co.uk/9015-ad...
Comparing @linode vs @digitalocean: DO TOS has anti-free speech provisions about offensive, obscene content, etc: https://www.digitalocean.com/legal...
NDP jump in on the abortion debate in Parliament, but their latest move may backfire: http://www.cbc.ca/news... #no2niki #cdnpoli
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