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Stephen Shankland has been a reporter at CNET since 1998 and writes about processors, digital photography, AI, quantum computing, computer science, materials science, supercomputers, drones, browsers, 3D printing, USB, and new computing technology in general. He has a soft spot in his heart for standards groups and I/O interfaces. His first big scoop was about radioactive cat poop.
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bachelor's degree, Harvard University
Megapixel race inanity continues: Sony's 13.6-megapixel W300 - Sigh. Good thing it comes with adjustable nose reduction, because I bet noise is a problem. "Sony bumps up its point-and-shoot cameras to a new height of resolution with the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W300, the company's first 13.6-megapixel snapshot camera."
To DNG, or not to DNG ... - Inside Lightroom - Some discussion and tips on using DNG and Adobe's DNG conversion software. "Not only is this a great format for archiving, its perfectly suited for your workflow within in Adobe Bridge, Photoshop, and Lightroom."
OpenSolaris governance board gloom - Glynn Foster - "OGB made some good positive progress in some areas, it also feels like we lost the ability to talk with our community and proactively work on a plan for growth and prosperity for our community. It would be so, so easy to walk away after a year."
The Pulse of Open Source - "This is the stream of collective consciousness from the open source community on Twitter." The 451 Group analyst Raven Zachary has set up a feed from various open-sourcers.
Imagekind | Buy and Sell Art Online - Checking this out: "Imagekind is about three things: * Creating art from digital files; * Providing an online marketplace for selling art without any actual inventory; * Providing the world's largest online venue for shopping for unique fine art prints."