Skyscrapers: Prints, Drawings, and Photographs of the Early Twentieth Century – Philadelphia Museum

All photographs © the Philadelphia Museum of Modern Art. Berenice Abbott (American, 1898 – 1991) ‘Untitled (New York City)’ 1929-33 Gelatin silver print, 6 1/2 x 4 7/16 inches Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Lynne and Harold Honickman Gift of the Julien Levy Collection, 2001 Lloyd Ullberg (American, 1904 – 1996) ‘PSFS Building, Philadelphia’ c.1932-33 [...]

The Open Source

The traditional business model for companies is to create a product and/or provide a service to customers in order to receive payment and hopefully exceed operational costs to generate a profit. However, what happens when you are not creating a product or service, but instead ideas? How do you make a profit? How can you [...]

Firefox add-ons and extension for play in a Social Network

Flock is a browser which makes social networking more easier than ever bringing to you a host of tools to interact with different social networking websites. Firefox on the other hand is not social networking ready but can be easily converted into a social networking hub by using extensions and add-ons. In this post we [...]

Aurora Australis: The Magical Southern Lights

When the cosmic energies are at play it produces the most enchanting visual spectacle in the night sky. Nature's light show you can call it, that is like a splash of colors over the dark sky. If you haven't been able to guess what I am talking about, then you must read this post as [...]

Torture and Obsession

President Obama found himself in the middle of a crossfire last week, when his administration released four memos written by Bush administration lawyers, in support of what Dick Cheney has called "enhanced interrogation techniques." New York Times columnist Paul Krugman insisted that "the only way we can regain our moral compass, not just for the [...]

Use Google for Search MP3 and Download

Yes, that's right. You can take everyone's favorite all-purpose search engine and turn it into a web-crawling, MP3 ripping demon for you. The procedure itself isn't as hard as you would think, either. First, a little bit of a primer on Google. The Search Engine itself has a bunch of extra bells and whistles beyond [...]

The picture would have changed the world

Many post pictures that show that changed the world. No doubt each picture had its effect.  I am left with what should be changed. I want to see, that for me is not changed in the world. The prize-winning image: A vulture watches a starving child in southern Sudan, March 1, 1993. Keven Carter winning [...]

Best Free Linux Book: Ubuntu Pocket Guide and Reference

Website www.ubuntupocketguide.com Author Keir Thomas Format PDF Pages 152 This book is a concise companion for everyday Ubuntu use. It provides a good grounding in getting to grips with the Ubuntu 8.04 and 8.10 distributions. Topics covered include: Installing & Configuring Ubuntu Learning how to use the desktop covering logging in, layout, virtual desktops, and [...]