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RIP Bill Cunningham, NYT

via Kottke: http://kottke.org/16/06/rip-bill-cunningham

Calligrapher master adieu

RIP Rev. Robert Palladino, calligrapher who inspired Steve Jobs at Reed College in Oregon.

RIP @man; fingerprint security

Ray Tomlinson, inventor of email, has passed;

Trust your fingerprint security? think again says BoingBoing

Modern Times

Apple letter to customers. Read. Think.

linx o’ the day

A bit late for Valentine’s Day but, acrylic paint roses.

You think I post lots of links: Hah! see Doc Searls’ Bag o’ Tags

Kirk McElhearn, Kirkville, End of Solitude in internet age…

Walden is, of course, in the public domain and available as ebook with a few clicks of the intermouse.

linx 4u

Petapixel story on the first photo

 

Giant point-to-point eyeball

Doc Searls on visualizing the internet and salient riffs

and interestingly enough, Bruce Schneier looks at the web as a bot for both good and otherwise

Really good thoughtful pieces for your Saturday.

Marvin Minsky, AI pioneer, RIP

Different Angles

In NYC, they’re cutting back tourist heli flights, even though the complaints to NYC are miniscule.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, they’re starting tourism ops over objections in Goa, India.

Go Figure.

Even Day links

Thoughts on being a foreigner by Kirkville. Some of the notes resonate. Interesting read if you have a couple of minutes.

The famous ‘Migrant Mother’ image by Dorothea Lange was made in Nipomo, just miles from where I’m working now. Golly! And now they are… proposing a park on the theme. Hm. Also:

Hill Walk and Link

Not sure what a ‘bullet photo’ is but using 100 pinhole film cameras in a ring to catch action shots and turn them into a video… is something! The 4-minute video is interesting!

Now for a ‘today’ shot to freshen up the old stuff:

© Copyright 2016 David Nuss

© Copyright 2016 David Nuss

Walking in the hills enjoying sea fog rolling in and sunset, came to an opening and saw the sun rays peeking across treed ridge and below the fog, and a person and dog walking on the Rice Ranch trails across the way.

[Canon S110; Aperture cropped, sent to Pixelmator for levels and miniature effect]