Category: Technology

Photoshop image deblurring

My concentration at University was in photography so I’ve always been fascinated, and sometimes confused, with image manipulation software. Two of my favorite photographers are Paul Strand and Alfred Stieglitz who were driving forces behind the art of photography as we know it today (at least, that is what I remember). Both were active in

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Jen-Hsun Huang on the Future of Computing, Graphics, Processing

VentureBeat has a fascinating interview with Nvidia exec Jen-Hsun Huang which focuses on what Huang asks, “what is the soul of a new PC?”. For Huang it is not a question of when the recession will lift, getting things back to normal, but what will the landscape look like. Specifically the PC and chip industries.

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Twistori

Twistori > Summerize > Twitter Twistori presents a flow of common emotions that people twit about on Twitter, pulled via Summerize. What is funny is how removed the viewer is from an emotion that started so intimately. Created by Amy Hoy and Thomas Fuchs.

I Support Ads On Twitter…

…at least to see where they could lead. Sure ads suck, but I think marketers will eventually come around and realize what a good ad can be and do for every party. It is not about doing the same thing that has been done for 75+ years. Twitter offers some really unique advertisement opportunities that

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The Browser is Dead

Michael Arrington on TechCrunch writes: For most early adopters (and all Mac users), the browser is increasingly the only operating system that matters anyway. Windows isn’t really that relevant any more just because of the increasing utility of online applications like Google Docs, which competes with Microsoft Office. – Gartner Says Vista Will Collapse. And

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The Finder is Still the Worst Mac App

Finding newly created folders is cumbersome. Finding re-named folders and files is a pain. File and keyboard actions are not carried across all tools, such as the save dialog. Files are re-associated to different apps too presumptuously. There is also a real lack of built-in file and folder actions. These are the things I do

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Steve Wozniak on Artificial Intelligence

Great interview with Steve Wozniak: Steve Wozniak on Apple, Steve Jobs and the Value of a Good Prank Woz on Artificial Intelligence: Could you build a robot that could make a cup of coffee? First, people say, “Well, that sounds simple.” And the answer is: It’ll never happen. You could come into my house and

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MacBook Air, Rationalizing Again

Leave it to Jason Calacanis and his review of the MacBook Air to impede my efforts, calming myself from plopping down $1,700 for a MacBook Air. Ugh! More internal rationalizations Weight: My 6lb+ PowerBook is just too damn heavy. Those trips between my office and my living room are brutal! Ethernet: What’s that? USB: I

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Apple Doubles iPhone Storage to 16GB. No 3G.

It is official. Apple is now selling a new iPhone with double the storage, a bump from 8GB to 16GB. The 16GB model fetches for $499, with the 8GB model is still at $399. Is it enough? While the limited 8GB storage was a factor in holding some people back, myself included, will the lack

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Fiber Optic Stub

The recent cut cables that had taken the Internet offline in Asia, the Middle East as well as a post on news.ycombinator.com to a map of undersea internet cables lodged some fond memories lose: A few years back I lived with him (my grandfather) for a year in Brighton, UK and we’d spend hours discussing

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