Stephen Walli, who I have enjoyable chats with at conferences periodically, has a new blog, with a very cogent essay on intellectual property, business practices and open source. A nice way to start a blog.
A neat color-picker image finder, which selects images from the squared circle group pool (see my own contribution to that pool).
One of the things I liked about grad school was that I got a broader education than you could reasonably expect. As an example, I was reminded tonight of a movie that my first advisor, Jim Anderson, showed us one… Continue Reading
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Cal Henderson, from flickr, at the PHPWest conference: “Avoid code reuse (just a nice typo)” and, talking about phpxpath: “phpxpath is great. It’s on Sourceforge, but it’s still great” and about UTF8: “Can’t remember what UTF-8 stands for. Something something… Continue Reading
Strange to follow the Apple post with this one, but hey… Last night I watched two documentaries — one on celebrated photojournalists honored for their work in 2004 (“In the life on fire”, produced by the BBC), and one on… Continue Reading
People were buzzing about the new releases from Apple yesterday, the iPod Shuffle and the Mac Mini. The Shuffle is quintessential good marketing, in my opinion. The product is technically quite average, but the pricing is good (Shane is annoyed… Continue Reading
I took a long lunch today to squeeze in a long-delayed visit to the last day of the Massive Change exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery, before it goes on its multi-continent tour. I do recommend it as an interesting,… Continue Reading
I’ve been obsessing with digital photography for a few weeks. First, I decided that it was time to get a new digital camera (the old Nikon 950 was fine, but showing its age, both mechanically and comparatively to modern cameras).… Continue Reading