Archive for May 30th, 2006

Where’s your Jpeg License

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Thanks to my good friend Ross for sending me a note about the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) rejecting a patent assertion for the JPEG Standard. “What would make me use the upcoming Microsoft WiMP?” Well for one thing, if I had to start paying a license fee to use a Jpeg file format. […]

Photo: Go Fly Over a Rock

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Picture: Passenger jet in blue sky with contrail flying over the summit of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California. “Ladies & Gentlemen, this is your capitan speaking. For those of you lucky enough to be seated on the right side of the plane, if you look out your window, you’ll notice that we’re passing by […]

Tweet Tweet said the over-anxious bird

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Another one of those annoying little birds has been seen tweeting it’s way around the Internet. In this case, it’s in the form of a very small little blurb on the Nikonians site, pre-announcing a June 2nd announcement from Nikon, announcing an upgrade to their D2x camera body. Of course, being pre-announcement buzz, the announcement […]

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