Daily Archives: July 9, 2013

Tech Photos From Today

An unplanned trip to Manhattan today. Stopped in some stores and pawed at or just looked at a few things. All photos have been resized any resampled to VGA; click any to enlarge.



That’s the new Acer eight-inch full Windows 8 tablet. I don’t think that’s going to sell big. At eight inches, a 4:3 screen would be better. And the screen itself is a bit hinky, with colors going all weird when not viewed head-on. The one shot of the screen I have I can’t run because my mug is prominently reflected in it.

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Occupy Wall Street: Stalwarts

Photos taken today, Tuesday July 9, 2013. Photos resized and resampled to VGA; click any to enlarge.

An unplanned trip to Manhattan today. Also unexpected was finding an occupation of Trinity Whore Church again:


Two brave women. I don’t know if they’re alone at night too. I didn’t ask.

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Nook Media Deletes William Lynch

Yes, I’m a day late. No one bothered to at-me on Twitter, so I found out today via A Kindle World blog (the irony, does it burn?).

March 28, 2013: Nook Media’s William Lynch Should Resign

July 8, 2013: Chief Leaves Barnes & Noble After Losses on E-Readers

To use a phrase that may or may not have been used in the Old West: Well now, that’s just yellow of him.

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