Internet Explore 8 released

by Jeff Greene /   Today Microsoft released Internet Explorer 8 in 25 languages.   IE 8 helps make what people do on the web every day a faster, easier, and safer experience. The free download is available from http://www.microsoft.com/ie8 for PC systems running Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows Server.     Some of…

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"Shutterspeed" on Microsoft Channel 10

by Jeff Greene /   ShutterSpeed Episode 01   “Shutterspeed” is a new podcast produced by Microsoft Channel 10 that focuses on (pun intended) issues related to photography, cameras, and  digital imaging. In the premier episode, host Nic Fillingham moderates a panel of Microsoft imaging experts consisting of Tim Grey of the Rich Media Group,…

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Microsoft Worldwide Telescope

by Jeff Greene /     The Microsoft® WorldWide Telescope is an amazing and innovative web-based application that enables your computer to serve as a virtual desktop telescope. By accessing stunning imagery from the best ground and space-based telescopes around the world, viewers can choose nearly any section of the cosmos visible from Earth for…

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The Top 100 Iconic Photos Places in the World

by Jeff Greene /     “Photography is an adventure in discovery.” In that spirit, Outdoor Photography and PC Photo magazines are publishing a three month feature sponsored by Microsoft and Canon USA that seeks to identify and recognize the Top 100 Iconic Photo Locations of the World. The interactive website enables viewers to use Microsoft…

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Tomorrow is Pangea Day!

  / by Jeff Greene   Just a few more hours…  Make plans to watch by choosing one of the many options below. UPDATE: View the Pangea Day highlights here.   What’s on the program for Pangea Day?Pangea Day is a 4-hour program of short film, live music and talks. You can find the lineup…

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Pangea Day May 10th

  / by Jeff Greene   What is Pangea Day ?In 2006, filmmaker Jehane Noujaim won the TED Prize, an annual award granted at the TED Conference sponsored in part by Microsoft, which honors three individuals with the potential to change the world. She was granted $100,000 and — more important — a wish to…

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Website Wednesday - Photojojo

Photojojo   by Jeff Greene /   Each Wednesday I will feature a website that offers cool and compelling content for photographers.  This week’s pick is Photojojo.  Weird name but inspiring content.  This site offers off-beat, unique tutorials, Do-It-Yourself projects, and reviews of innovative camera accessories. Some recent postings have shown readers how to turn…

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Help Find Steve Fossett

  Steve Fossett  ©2007 NPR.com   by Jeff Greene /   By now you have heard of the mysterious disappearance of famed adventurer Steve Fossett. On September 3rd, Fossett took off from a private airstrip near Reno to scout dry lake beds for an upcoming world land speed record attempt. He has not been seen or heard from since.  Searchers…

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