Tag: news

Chinese Government Bans deviantART

I just read this snippet from a Deviant Art user – it appears that the Chinese government has deemed it necessary to block access to the Deviant Art website. I am able to update this journal only because at the place I work I am able to remote access a computer that is physically located […]

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Spreading Jam on your Mobile Phone

Amusing story from the New York Times, something to which I'm sure we can all relate. One afternoon in early September, an architect boarded his commuter train and became a cellphone vigilante. He sat down next to a 20-something woman who he said was “blabbing away” into her phone. “She was using the word ‘like’ […]

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Fires in Greece

Seeing as I'm half-greek and have relatives in living in Greece (mostly around Athens), I've been keeping an eye on news of the fires that have throughout Greece over the past while. According to the BBC news website things are improving now: Blazes continue to rage in the gutted Peloponnese region and Evia island, but […]

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Low-light photography may become easier

Low Light Camera Chip There is an new development in photo imaging chip technology. Korea Electronics Technology institure has developed a single carrier modulation photo detector (SMPD) chip which allows digital cameras to take images without a flash in dark spaces. This sounds like a pretty exciting development (obviously I would need to wait and […]

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