February 2013 Archives
I'll admit I'm not a very intense phone user. So until this morning my aging HTC Desire was everything I needed in a smartphone. Or so I thought. It worked reliably, felt good in the hand, had a simple but elegant interface. But now I can't wait to dump it. What's changed, you ask? Well, this morning I had the misfortune to stumble across HTC's new flagship phone, the One. And now I can't stop thinking about it. So you can chalk me up as just another digital sucker, dazzled by the latest gadget.
Now well into its third decade of existence, Photoshop does indeed seem to incarnate Darwin's theory of evolutionary adaptation by natural selection, as put forward in On the Origin of the Species. And while Photoshop's rise to dominence has been inexorable one has to sometimes wonder — is it in our best interests that there is no viable alternative? Something to ponder while scrolling through this nicely-done Photoshop timeline.
The days are long over when Disney rested on its animation laurels and for some years now it has been successful in releasing a stream of movies that for the most part have been well received at the box office. This has been thanks to the firm continuing to surprise audiences with its technical prowess, while sticking to its tried and true formula of banal, feel-good plotlines.