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Gallery Updated

I've updated the stylesheet (now named "Pastures") on the Gallery to match the one on the DMB Lyrics Database using this as a starting point.

What better place to try out my new 350D than NYC? Since we got to see a bit of the city this time, I've posted some photos from last night's trip to NYC. I have to say that I'm impressed with the quality of the photos taken in low light. I had to shoot most of the pictures last night at ISO 1600 since the kit lens opens up to only f/3.5 at its widest and f/5.6 zoomed all the way in and I'm very impressed with how little noise the pictures had. A far cry from the noise levels of point & shoots.

I have a few less touristy shots that aren't up yet, but they'll be in the "Digital Rebel XT" album once I get a chance.

Week from Hell

The week from hell will be over at 8pm tonight. For those of you who don't know, I had four exams this week, one a day from Monday through today. Once this is all over, I'll be able to play around with my new Digital Rebel XT. Once I do I'll post my thoughts and some pictures.

Adventures of Clocky

MSNBC has a piece on an MIT-engineered alarm clock named 'Clocky'. What sets this alarm clock apart from any others is that when you hit 'snooze', the clock falls off the table and hides in another part of the room.

"When the alarm sounds again, simply finding Clocky ought to be strenuous enough to prevent even the doziest owner from going back to sleep," New Scientist magazine said on Tuesday.

I wonder if this one alarm clock could replace the two that I currently have to set to get up (Powerbook and phone). Though it wouldn't be much use this week considering I've barely sleep at all.

Free XBox

A check from one of those Free XBox offers was waiting for me when I got back to school.
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Color by Lines

I came across this cool way of coloring images on NSLog(). Just scribble a few colored lines and the software will take care of the rest. There's a Matlab implementation available already, but I can't wait until this makes it into mainstream software. This could very well do for image processing what GarageBand has done for music creation.