Monthly Archives: August 2014

Photo Metadata – Software for Rights Test

The standards organisation IPTC has just published the results of a test of commonly available software to find out how effective different tools are in writing, editing and reading rights data in an image. I’m pleased to see that Photo … Continue reading

Posted in Computers and Internet, Photography | 4 Comments

Step Away, Professor Dawkins, Step Away…

One of the reasons why I refuse to use Twitter is because it is impossible to have nuanced conversation and argument in a straitjacket of 140 characters. However, as the saying goes, fools rush in, where angels fear to tread… … Continue reading

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“ISIS is a Zionist Plot”

There’s a small disturbance in the Force here in the Netherlands at the moment. A civil servant, working for the Ministry of Security and Justice as a Project Leader for the National Cyber Security Centre, just so happened to tweet … Continue reading

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I Wish…

…that the upcoming Disney version of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods will do justice to the material. The first teaser trailer for the film of Into the Woods has been released, and it’s notable that there ain’t no singing in … Continue reading

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