Monthly Archives: April 2007

When all you have is a hammer…

I’m trying to order a copy of Lightroom, since the evaluation period is over, and I’m being frustrated by Adobe’s awful site. For some reason, they’ve implemented their online shop in Flash. It may have seemed like a great idea … Continue reading

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Travel madness

It’s quiet here, I know. My schedule has gone mad. I’m spending a brief 48 hours or so back in Norwich, after spending the last three days in Utrecht at the Government and ICT conference, where Sourcesense had a stand. … Continue reading

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Floating rail link gets support

This article on the BBC ‘Floating’ rail link gets support can have only one possible response. Monorail, monorail, MONORAIL!

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links for 2007-04-16

Why Open Source Software / Free Software (OSS/FS, FOSS, or FLOSS)? Look at the Numbers! (tags: opensource software research)

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links for 2007-04-14

macosxhints.com – Share internet connections on a 192.168.x.x network Mac os x internet connection sharing is broken on my machine. This hint provides a workaround. (tags: apple mac osx macosx networking howto hints tips sysadmin)

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Aperture vs. Lightroom

I have been less than pleased with Apple’s Aperture as a replacement for iPhoto, as my very brief review may have indicated. I found it to be incredibly slow, so much so that I was actually avoiding photo processing, since … Continue reading

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Open Source careers

Next week I’ll take a couple of hours out of my current madcap schedule to go and talk at City College Norwich, where the Foundation Degree Business Computing students are just completing an assignment on Open Source. One of the … Continue reading

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links for 2007-04-11

Lightroom & Flickr Uploadr set up This is the missing step to make the lightroom/flickruploadr integration work. (tags: flickr lightroom adobe mac osx hints howto suggestions) macosxhints.com – Upload to Flickr from Adobe Lightroom (tags: adobe lightroom flickr hints mac … Continue reading

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Easter

I’m heading back to Norwich tomorrow after a few days offline and in the open air down in Cornwall. Meanwhile, here’s my favourite photo from the time off.

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