- Microsoft runs its datacenters on ‘Autopilot’ | All about Microsoft | ZDNet.com - A look at the technologies used by Microsoft for Live. It is an interesting question what Microsoft does if they acquire Yahoo in this area.
- Barney Alliances and the Downfall of HD DVD | Epicenter from Wired.com - I'm not especially convinced it was a factor here (MSFT did have an HD-DVD drive for the Xbox)), but the point that "partnerships" and endorsements consisting solely of press release-ware aren't worth much is worth noting.
- To DNG, or not to DNG ... - Inside Lightroom - I've switched to using DNG myself in Lightroom; I like keeping all the metadata together in one file rather than using XMP sidecards. Just less potential for separation down the road--although, yes, replicating global metadata changes get more painful.
- Mpix.com Online Digital Imaging Service - Order digital photo prints online from professional imaging lab - Matt at Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Killer Tips (and a number of commenters) recommend these guys. Prices have really come down for ordering larger prints.
- SF Signal: FINALISTS: 2007 Nebula Awards - Many of the shorter pieces are available online.
Saturday, February 23, 2008
Posted by Gordon Haff at 9:14 PM