So I'm Not the Only One…

worried about Microsoft gobbling up flickr. A small but vocal minority on Flickr are already staging online protests at the prospect of a Microsoft takeover. Flickr is one of several popular Web 2.0 websites owned by Yahoo that loyal users fear will suffer under Microsoft ownership. News Source: Wired Magazine’s Flickr Rebellion Brews at Specter of M$ Acquisition Photo Source:… Continue reading

But What Will Happen to Flickr?

I personally think that Microsoft’s apparently inevitable purchase of Yahoo! is a really rotten thing. I personally detest Microsoft’s lack of innovation, lack of dependability, and sequential way of viewing the world order–to name but a few things I dislike about this company. But, worst of all, I fear that, in their typical monopolistic view of making money, they will… Continue reading

Important Notice

To all of my adoring readers: my website, timtyson.us, will be unreachable from Friday, February 8, at 10PM PST until Saturday, February 9, 6AM PST. My hosting company will be doing some work at the server side. I hope to return to my enormous fan club <wink> no later then Saturday, February 9, 6AM PST. Please be patient. :o)… Continue reading

Calling All iPhone Users

My site now has its own iPhone/iPod Touch WebClip bookmark icon for your device’s (iPhone or iPod Touch) home, not the default WebClip bookmark icon your device creates when you add me to your device’s home page. For a brief “How-to,” visit this link at the Apple iPhone Dev Center and click on the link called “Create a WebClip Bookmark… Continue reading

Goodbye wires… – MIT News Office

Yilkes! Another way to get cancer? Who is studying the health implications for all of this? Now granted, wireless electricity would be immensely convenient! Is it more efficient? Is it a health risk? These are significant issues. (to me anyway…) Wireless power transfer over two-meter distance, from the coil on the left to the coil on the right, where it… Continue reading

NPR: Creative Spaces

Today, on my way home, Michele Norris did the first broadcast in a series on creative spaces, the physical space in which creative people choose to create. Her first broadcast featured artist James Prosek’s studio, an old schoolhouse built in 1850. Being the creative sort myself, I know how much attention I pay to the space in which I work… Continue reading