Saturday, February 18, 2006

Cool site | The elegant universe

One of the best documentaries on the latest discoveries about the birth of the universe. its construction and its future is the PBS/NOVA serie "The Elegant Universe", hosted by one of the leading scientist on string theory Brian Greene. The full 3 hour documentary can now be viewed online here (Quicktime required)

Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Cool site | Type museum

Visit the Typemuseum for fun, inspiration, nostalgia. Hundreds of pictures of urban type design can be found here. note: Sitelanguage is German.

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Software | Adobe releases Lightroom beta 2

Adobe has released the Beta 2 of Lightroom for Mac. New features:
  • Lightroom now supports cropping and straightening of photos
  • Ability to add music to slideshows
  • Now available as a Universal Binary for compatibility with Intelbased Apple hardware
  • Page Setup information is now saved with templates, including page size, orientation, and target printer
  • White balance support for the Nikon D2X, D2Hs and D50 cameras
  • Ability to create hierarchical keyword sets
  • XMP Import and Export capabilities (consult Known Issues list for details)
  • Edit in Photoshop enhancements for layered TIFF files
  • Improved metadata handling