Friday, May 30, 2008

Camera Hacks: Turn Your Point-and-Shoot into a Super-Camera

If you have a supported Canon point-and-shoot camera, you can hack it to do all sorts of new things, including shooting in RAW mode. Check out the post on Lifehacker. Looks pretty easy to do.

Thursday, May 15, 2008

Google I/O

Google I/O is a Google developer conference in San Francisco taking place May 28-29.

"Over 80 in-depth, technical sessions on OpenSocial, Google App Engine, Android, Google Maps API, Google Web Toolkit, and more."

Registration is $400. $50 for students or teachers.

World’s smallest USB cell modem

Here's a New York Times story on connecting to the internet on-the-go with a cellular modem. Not the giant-sized cell modems that we've seen around here, but a little tiny USB cell modem. Looks cool. Expensive though. Don't know if they are available from any of the cell providers in Canada though.

Free Web developer docs from Google

Welcome - doctype - Google Code

Monday, May 12, 2008

NAPP / Photoshop CS3 for Photographers Tour in Ottawa

Photoshop CS3 for Photographers seminar coming to Ottawa Friday, June 16th. $99 U.S.

Back-Up Your Mac, Effortlessly

Review of Time Capsule in the New York Times.

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

[Funny] The Coolest Business Plan Ever

The Post Money Value: The Coolest Business Plan Ever

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Zebra Striping: Does it Really Help?

Many believe that zebra stripes aid the reader by guiding the eye along the row. However, despite being in use in both paper and electronic mediums for almost half a century, there is practically no evidence that it actually assists users in this way. In June and July 2007, I conducted an extensive review of sources such as the International Association of Paper Historians, the Business and Forms Management Association, and the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, but found absolutely no information on the origins of or rationale behind zebra striping.

Zebra Striping: Does it Really Help?

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Nice Photoshop tutorials if you are interested

PSDTUTS - Photoshop Tutorials and Links - Spoonfed Photoshop Tutorials