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Not Today December 30, 2005 - Not Today; october 2005; nikon 5700; ©janco tanis This photo was taken exactly 2 months ago. It was then warm and sunny as you can see. Today is quite opposite. The sky is gray, it is very windy and…

Why's (poignant) guide to Ruby December 29, 2005 - 2.times {   print “Yes, I’ve used chunky bacon in my examples,”   print “but never again!” } One of the strangest tutorials to a programming language but really entertaining — especially if you don’t like the dry stuff about programming!…

Zeis lenses for Nikon? December 28, 2005 - There is currently a rumor going on that Zeis will release lenses with the famous Nikon F-mount. It will be revealed on New High Power Lenses from Carl Zeis page. more information will be revealed on the site on January…

LeiCanon December 28, 2005 - According the Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun, Canon will take over Leica Camera AG. In 2006 the merger will happen and in 2007 new products will hit the shelves. Will this solve the soft corner problem on Canon’s full frame DSLRs?…

Nikon Coolpix S6 leaked December 27, 2005 - Engadget got information about the Nikon Coolpix S6 — a 6mpix WiFi enabled 802.11b/g camera with 3inch LCD!…

Got it! December 17, 2005 - a Nikon D200 brochure… Got it; december 2005; nikon 5700; © janco tanis…

Microsoft has found an icon for RSS feeds December 16, 2005 - Microsoft has found an IE7 icon for RSS feeds. Icons: Itís still orange; the same is true for the Outlook team……

Nikon Software Updates December 14, 2005 - Nikon has updated Nikon View and Nikon capture. Although I thought Nikon View is replaced by PictureProject, they have it upgraded version 6.2.7. It is now able to process RAW (NEF) files for the Nikon D200. It also supports Mac…

Digital is good enough December 14, 2005 - I’m now convinced that digital is good enough compared with film! I own a 5mpix camera and never printed bigger then 10x15cm. The results were always fine. However I thought the limit would be A4 paper format to get…

Enterprise Integration Patterns; ISBN 0321200683 December 12, 2005 - Designing, Building, and Deploying Messaging Solutions This book shows and explains large set of patterns used to implement a messaging solution. Some of the patterns are explained with an implementation in Java with the JMS api or .Net C#…

The Tipping Point; ISBN 0349113467 December 10, 2005 - How little things can make a big difference. Finished this book some time ago and it was fun to read. It explains interactions between people and how small things can make the difference. Especially what kind of people do…

iGoogle Earth December 10, 2005 - I took some time but according to Apple Insider we’re getting an Apple OS-X Version of Google Earth. There is a pre-release of 40MB floating around on the internet which is implemented using OpenGL. Using this platform we might also…

On the wall December 1, 2005 - Sun flower; nikon 5700; © janco tanis…

Strategy December 1, 2005 - “The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.” — Michael Porter…