Archive for date: July 7, 2004

An Inexpensive Very High Resolution Scan Camera System

July 7, 2004 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

While doing an unrelated search, I browsed into Publications by Wolfgang Heidrich and started reading his paper entitled The Design of an Inexpensive Very High Resolution Scan Camera System. It’s a very interesting idea: they modify an inexpensive Canon scanner to use as the back for a large format camera. Ultimately they are able to […]

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Gutenberg Gems: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu

July 7, 2004 | Gutenberg Gems | By: Mark VandeWettering

Project Gutenberg now has some awfully interesting stuff, and to help promote it, I think that from time to time I’ll post links to particular material which I think others might have fun reading. I’ll be archiving these under the category “Gutenberg Gems”, which you’ll be able to get by my category menus on the […]

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Big Songs For Little Attention Spans

July 7, 2004 | Link of the Day | By: Mark VandeWettering

World of Stuart has a nifty download: Big Songs For Little Attention Spans. It’s a 95 megabyte download of 99 (he says 100, but I think he can’t count) short songs which fit on a single 80 minute CD. It’s an eclectic mix, but somehow hangs together. Consider it music for the attention deficit crowd.

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Exterminate Excessive Copyright Terms!

July 7, 2004 | Intellectual Property, Rants and Raves | By: Mark VandeWettering

The BBC is reporting that there will be no Daleks in the latest incarnation of the Dr. Who franchise. It appears that talks between the BBC and the estate of Terry Nation have broken down. At least here in the United States, copyrights and patents were intended as incentives for individuals to create and extend […]

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