Friday, November 11, 2005

Phases of drawing a human

Flash recording of an artist drawing a fully clothed person, starting with the skeleton.

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'Gravity tractor' to deflect Earth-bound asteroids

NASA has unveiled a new plan to save earth from Ben Afleck style armageddon. Instead of trying to blow the big rock up with nukes just park a large spacecraft close by and let gravity do the work. This actually sounds like a reasonable idea.

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BusinessWeek: How digg Uncovers the News

Kevin Rose & Jay Adelson were recently interviewed by BusinessWeek about the growth and history of digg. A must read!

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Watching all six Star Wars movies simultaneously

"So all six Star Wars movies are out on DVD now, and I said to myself: I have nothing better to do, and there are so many parallels between these movies as it is, it'd be fun to see how many interesting things line up with each other if I watch all six movies simultaneously."

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"Sony, I download your music"

"And the funny thing is you still wonder why. HereĆ¢��s the lowdown:"

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Thursday, November 10, 2005

Top 10 Tips for Great Pictures

Do you wish you were a better photographer? All it takes is a little know-how and experience. Keep reading for some important picture-taking tips. Then grab your camera and start shooting your way to great pictures.

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Indian outsourcing boom may end abruptly

Indian outsourcing boom may end abruptly as stagflation gets hold and sentiment in US economy goes south. If America and Western Europe go into a deep recession, Indian outsourcing sector will collapse too. The trends are beginning to point towards this.

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Top 5 HDTV mistakes to avoid

Looking to make an HDTV purchase? These simple, but profound, misunderstandings and mistakes should be avoided.

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New Linksys Wireless-G IP phone!!

"A new Linksys Wireless-G IP phone WIP300 has appeared to the public on the FCC pages. It will allow you to make phone calls using your braodband connection whether your at home, in the office or a public hotspot."

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Wednesday, November 09, 2005 is now Live!!

You heard it here first folks. My newest portal is now live. It's an integration of everything to do with me, Chris Al-Joundi.

Torrent Finder

Best torrent search site, search top torrent sites from one page
The Easy Way to Find Torrents

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Apple Preparing Full Assault on Microsoft - Virtual Machine War?

An interesting news item on the Net aligned with a previously published statement about Apple's ultimate intentions behind the Intel switch. A reliable source had told Architosh prior to the highly anticipated Apple WWDC event earlier that Steve Jobs would make an announcement that would be ultimately about expanding Macintosh market share.

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Monday, November 07, 2005

Digg's Downtime Noticed by CNet

Digg, a rising online technology news community that has been called a rival to Slashdot, went offline for about five hours on Friday. There was no attack, instead the servers succumbed to the site's success, according to Digg founder Kevin Rose. "For any site that has that viral growth, it is a challenge to stay ahead of the growth".

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Eight-year-old physics genius enters university

"Song Yoo-geun, 8, wants to build flying cars, defying Newton's law of gravity, and the physics genius which has made him Korea's youngest university student may very well drive him to that dream."

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MacIntel PowerBooks coming in April or May

A few months ago, Steve Jobs announced that AppleĆ¢��s Intel-based Macs would be coming in June 2006. AppleInsider is now reporting that they will hit stores even sooner.

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Family Guy Creator, Seth MacFarlane's 1995 Student Film

This is Seth MacFarlane's student film from 1995, entitled "Life of Larry". The short is full of flashbacks, and scenes which would eventually end up in episodes of "Family Guy". It also allowed for MacFarlane's first break into the industry. The short won a student film award from Hanna-Barbera who eventually hired MacFarlane.

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Ghostbusters 3

Harold Ramis reveals Dan Aykroyd has written a new script, called Ghostbusters in Hell, and Ramis is keen to get the project started.

He tells InFocus magazine he wants ben Stiller to join Aykroyd and Rick Moranis in the sequel.

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