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Clean Your Movies with a Mac!  Or a Few Hundred Macs.
Lowry Digital Images is the company responsible for cleaning up the tore up and dirty filmstock on a number of films for DVD, including the most recent Star Wars Trilogy.  He has written software that automatically goes through thousands and millions of frames of old …
Wednesday Sep 22, 2004 | 2 Comments
‘CheTrooper’ T-shirt
Got this link from BoingBoing.  A limited-edition t-shirt print of a stormtrooper (yeah, from Star Wars) wearing a beret.  The CheTrooper. I think it looks pretty cool, myself.  I may have to order one.
Monday Sep 20, 2004 | 0 Comments
Designing for Handhelds
There’s a nice article in the new :ALA: issue that deals with designing your site for small screen devices.  Basically, they’re talking about cellphone and DA: browsers.  Those types of devices sometimes have screens as narrow as 120px, and thus you have to be very …
Monday Sep 20, 2004 | 2 Comments
Rick’s Blogging?
What the hell?  I decide to check out Rick’s pMblog during my usual rounds and note that there’s a new entry there.  “Wow,” I thought, “that doesn’t happen too often.”  Then I kept scrolling down on the page.  10 entries since September 12. That’s not …
Thursday Sep 16, 2004 | 0 Comments
Apple Taking Heat for ‘Unfair’ Prices
iTunes Music Store users in London are being charged about 20% more per song than their European brethren in, say, Paris.  Beaurocrats in the UK are up in arms, screaming the Apple is extorting them or something or other.  You’ll read about it in the …
Thursday Sep 16, 2004 | 1 Comment
Nothing?  Nothing Tra La La??
I hate that I even used the above quote from Labyrinth in here, but it’s the only other use of the phrase “tra la la” that I know in popular culture. If you haven’t already met Pleasureman G´┐Żnther, as he calls himself, then watch this …
Thursday Sep 16, 2004 | 2 Comments
Netflix and TiVo: Download your Movies!
PVRBlog points out that there’s an article in Newsweek (which I haven’t seen since it hasn’t arrived since my move…) that’s discussing TiVo and NetFlix teaming up to offer downloadable movies. Details are thin, but the idea is that people who have both a TiVo …
Saturday Sep 11, 2004 | 0 Comments
Oh, look… a new entry!
Yeah, I guess this is a new entry, but it really doesn’t count.  I was just feeling really bad about having gone almost a month without posting something.  So, I figured I’d ramble on for a couple of minutes and submit it then I’d feel …
Sunday Sep 5, 2004 | 3 Comments
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