Archive for August 9th, 2005

Aug 9, 2005

Ok, at least Madonna likes Photoshop

Source: Iconique
Forum Post: Iconique Joost
Thread title: Madonna: pre-photoshopped

We all know that virtually every ad in every magazine goes through Photoshop. Sometimes the retouching is good, sometimes, not so good (see: Kate doesn’t like Photoshop – Digital Ethics).

But this is a case where the retouching was, well, shall we say “useful”?

Aug 9, 2005

How about a little piracy before that computer class?

Half of students copy software, survey says,

Source: Globe And Mail
Written By Caroline Alphonso

Half of Canadian university and college students are pirating music, movies and computer programs, a new study shows — a finding that disturbs software makers who are alarmed by the prevalence of counterfeiters on campuses nationwide.

Aug 9, 2005

Error: “…path…contains unsupported characters”

Source: Photoshop Support Knowledgebase

Issue: When you install Adobe Creative Suite 2.0 in Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, you get the error “The path you selected for installation contains unsupported characters. Please choose a different folder for installation.”

Aug 9, 2005

Change of focus

Source: Guardian News Blog

So Dixons are not going to sell 35mm film cameras any more, writes Guardian picture editor Roger Tooth. Most people want a shiny new 21st century digital camera.