A new version of the software adds texture presets and other options for those who need to make very large versions of their images.
A computer-graphics A-team is digging into fractals again with software that's clearly a labor of love. Exploring the Mandelbrot and Julia sets is a spectacular marriage of beauty and math.
The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta hosts hundreds of hot air balloons. Some geeky gems are among the flyers.
Web Workers let the application do background processing--handy for churning through mathematical calculations such as the Mandelbrot set.
Fluery still roots for JBoss...Edward Tufte mostly likes iPhone interface...mysteries of Linux's /proc files...multicore compression...Actually *using* mammoth telephotos.
The continuing saga of the Richter Scales' Here Comes Another Bubble video: another unhappy photographer cries copyright foul and will take action.
Help solve which face is the most human--wait, why am I doing this?
A CIA-funded start-up hopes consumers as well as spooks will be interested in technology to improve the quality of photos and videos.