My small offering to the Carl Sagan blog-a-thon

Ten years, is it? Today marks the 10-year anniversary of the passing of Carl Sagan. An intrepid soul announced a Carl Sagan blog-a-thon. Okay, I’ve got one thing to say, where I sorta almost shared a bit of something with Carl’s last public appearance. Ten years ago this past summer, I created a couple of […]

Bryce is free until September 6

I just got word (thanks, Hal!) that Bryce 5 is free until September 6. TUAW (the unofficial Apple Weblog) has the deets. Go grab it, download it, and fire it up. Using one of the new, Intel Macs? Sorry, it’s not Universal. I don’t know if there are any more Bryce 4 books available (supply […]

Dell Hell, A Man Named Ken Musgrave, and No Concession to the Hated User

So I see from Jeff Jarvis (the documenter of Dell Hell) that Dell’s got a new blog. If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. So I go and take a peek. And what I see makes me laugh and laugh and laugh. There’s a post there by a person named Ken Musgrave. Whose job title […]

Corel sells Bryce to DAZ Productions

this link is to a MacNN story that basically describes this email sent out to all Corel Bryce Customers: From: Corel <[email protected]> Reply-To: Corel <[email protected]> Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 11:58:23 -0700 To: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Corel Update- Sale of Bryce to DAZ Productions To Corel’s Bryce Customers, Today, Corel is announcing the sale of Bryce […]

Giga-pixel Bryce image

It’s of Bryce canyon, not anything having to do with Bryce the software. Max Lyons broke the gigapixel barrier, using 196 source images (w/ digital camera), stitched together into a final image that is 40,784 x 26,800 pixels, or 1,093,011,200 total pixels (1.09 gigapixel). You can see the composite image, but don’t worry; he’s not […]

Vector Capital to acquire Corel

So Corel’s going private …. Vector’s paying cash for the company – US $1.05 per share. “We are extremely pleased to have reached a mutually-acceptable proposal with Corel,” said Alex Slusky, Vector Capital’s Managing Partner. “We believe strongly that Corel’s best opportunity moving forward is as a private company. This all-cash transaction offers Corel’s shareholders […]