Thursday, November 30, 2006

Choose a programming language: The Best ever guide produced to date!

I found this on It compares programming languages to women (very funny).

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Wednesday, November 22, 2006

The Truth About Digital Cameras: Megapixels Don't Matter

Here is another Megapixel Mythbuster that I found on It makes perfect sense of the three nice cameras I have had (Fujifilm finepix 40i, Canon A80, Canon A630) I was just as happy with the quality of the finepix as I was the A80. While the 40i had a superior CCD (IMHO) the A80 had a better lens and more bells and whistles that I wanted (it was the bells and whistles that caused me to switch). I just got the A630 and while I love it the jury is still out.

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Friday, November 17, 2006

Megapixel myth

Here are a couple of stories that cover what is called the "megapixel myth" basically you don't need more megapixels to get a better picture.

ComputerWorld article

Beyond megapixels article

Or just google the subject

Sunday, November 12, 2006

CCD tutorial

I found this on dpreview. Its an excellent tutorial on CCD sizes. The sensor is 1/3 of the formula of picking the camera (Megapixel, sensor, lens). While the lens is the hardest to research (unless you are buying a high end SLR) the sensor size can be found on several good websites - including dpreview.