Classilla 9.2.2 released →
Cameron Kaiser, in the announcement message on the Mac OS 9 List: Classilla 9.2.2 is released, after much delay. As previously noted, this is a bugfix rollup only except for its big new feature,…
They should have sent a poet →
Wonderful review of the film Contact (1997) written by Pablo Villaça and published by Roger Ebert in his Our Foreign Correspondents feature for the Chicago Sun-Times. I loved that film and I only watched it once. After reading this review, I definitely want to watch it again.
Past setups →
Recently I’ve been perusing my photo archives trying to put together a series of snaps I took when I still lived alone in my flat near Milan, Italy. I stayed there from 2001 to 2005, and whenever I…
Photographer Notebook: Goran Tomasevic →
Born in Belgrade in 1969, Goran Tomasevic started working for Reuters as a freelance photographer in 1996 during the anti-Milosevic demonstrations. He was based in Baghdad during the Iraq conflict, in Jerusalem during tense times between the Israelis and Palestinians, and is now senior photographer in Egypt. Goran is currently covering the uprising in Libya. In 2003 and 2005 Goran won the...
Grant Hutchinson likes letters and pictures and... →
A brief interview with Grant Hutchinson, by Sarah Blue. I didn’t know her site, aptly called I Know Smart People – a very interesting discovery. By the way, speaking of the Newton, Grant’s reasons to love it are quite like mine: The main reason the Newton still holds my attention is the cleanliness and thoughtfulness of the user experience and the invisibility of the data structure....
Putting my Data Retrieval service to the test →
Almost a year ago, I started (tentatively) offering a new Data Retrieval service. It went basically ignored for many months — which surprised me a bit, since the two main reasons that led me to…
The Iconfactory software timeline, 2005 - present →
1 million workers. 90 million iPhones. 17... →
Joel Johnson’s in-depth report on Foxconn’s Shenzen plant in southern China. Foxconn is “the single largest private employer in mainland China, manufactures many of the products — motherboards, camera components, MP3 players — that make up the world’s $150 billion consumer-electronics industry”. How not to agree with Johnson when he writes, near the end of the article: ...