Stephen Tyler

The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.

August 26, 2011
by stephen
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iPad, I Saw, I Waited: The State of E-Textbooks

Wired has an interesting article on the state of eTextbook publishing, and the opportunities that are being wasted while the publishers focus on crippling their products with restrictive DRM and archaic pricing models: iPad, I Saw, I Waited: The State … Continue reading

August 26, 2011
by stephen
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Henri Cartier-Bresson at QAG

Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908-2004), the French photographer who redefined both photojournalism and his craft as an art form, is being celebrated in a major exhibition – Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Man, The Image & The World – at the Queensland Art Gallery … Continue reading

August 26, 2011
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The Art of Flight

When we asked to go there he said “No! You cannot escape from this place.” Snowboarding photography has come a really long way.  The scenes of jumping over trees are just amazing: Official Site: The Art of Flight

August 26, 2011
by stephen
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Happy 20th Birthday, Linux.

On 25 August 1991, Linus Torvalds wrote: Hello everybody out there using minix – I’m doing a (free) operating system (just a hobby, won’t be big and professional like gnu) for 386(486) AT clones. This has been brewing since april, … Continue reading