Monthly Archives: June 2008

2008 Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal

Last year’s Canadian Grand Prix included Felipe Massa and Giancarlo Fisichella getting black flagged, Lewis Hamilton winning his first race and Robert Kubica in a spectacular crash. The 2008 race was completely different. Massa finished the race… in fifth place, Lewis Hamilton’s stock plummeted and going from zero-to-hero Robert Kubica notched up the first win […]

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3G iPhone priced from $199

Apple nerds, mark your iCal-endars! Ending all the hype and speculation, Apple announced today at WWDC that the 3G iPhone will launch on July 11th priced from $199 for the base 8gb model and $299 for the 16gb version. The other important piece of the puzzle were the visuals. It will be available in two […]

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When We Left Earth – HD-TV in the 60’s?

Yesterday, as I was watching Discovery Channel’s new series When We Left Earth, I noticed something peculiar. The test, launch and space footage from NASA was in HD and in 16:9 ratio (without pillar-boxing). I started to wonder if they cropped the top and bottom of the footage (beam-boxing??). After doing some research, it looks […]

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I am no Jackson Pollock, and so can you!

I’ll be the first to admit, I’ve never been a big fan of Jackson Pollock, but can appreciate his message and approach. Never having the opportunity to try his methods before, I could not really see his challenge of finding the right amount of spacial balance and color choice. But thanks to the internet and […]

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Partial Digg Outage

Digg was partially down today (June 2nd, 2008), “…for a brief period, while we make some changes.” The extent of the outage was anyone hitting Digg with a “www” in the URL got that error page, but without the “www” it loaded fine. I doubt this was a planned activity, but rather someone fiddling around […]

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