Monthly Archives: November 2007
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While I too agree with Critical Mass’ mission, I really can’t get behind its methods. Dave Moulton’s reasoning behind why annoyance doesn’t sell is right on the money. All this started me to thinking about the Critical Mass movement and what they are doing. Their cause is indeed noble and one I would support; to [...]
The first project I ever worked on was in the news recently. The Synthetic Aperture RADAR run by the European Space Agency is being used to detect massive rogue waves. I worked on the Information Management System/Data Analysis and Distribution System (IMS/DADS) for the ESA satellite and a similar one run by UA Fairbanks, writing [...]
I don’t care if it’s fake — and it has to be fake. There’s nothing this good in the entire universe. I checked — it’s amazing. I know who I’m voting for in the Republican primaries. (For all those times I’ll be voting in the Republican primaries.) You know, I had no idea that there [...]
From The Future of Reading: When someone buys a book, they are also buying the right to resell that book, to loan it out, or to even give it away if they want. Everyone understands this. – Jeff Bezos, Open letter to Authorâ€™s Guild, 2002
VectorMagic is perhaps the coolest web tool I’ve seen in quite some time. It takes raster (bitmap) images and converts them to vector images. (Allowing you to save as either SGV, EPS or PNG.) There are several command line and desktop tools you can use to do this. Illustrator, for example, does a tremendous job [...]