Next I tried one of the proprietary resolution-changing programs, Perfect Resize. I used the default parameters. The crop of the NEX-5 image looks like this: The crop of the NEX-7 image looks like this: The crop of the D3s image looks like this: Here’s the Nikon image sharpened to match the Sony images. It’s night… [Read More]
THoS: NYT web access fixed
After half an hour on the phone with the NYT customer service, my web access is fixed. Turns out that my previous subscription to the NYT crosswords was blocking web access. Go figure.
THoS: a NYT infinite loop
Today, I was reading the NYT with a web browser, logged in to my account. I got this message: “That’s kind of weird.” I thought. I kept reading. Pretty soon I got this message: I persisted, and saw this: I was already logged in, so I clicked on the link to link my account, in… [Read More]
THoS: An email from the NYT
In my last THoS post I was whining about the NYT’s programming ineptitude. It turns out that characteristic extends to the people writing the code to deliver mass emails. This morning I received this email: I hope I don’t really need that account number.
Tech hall of shame: NYT digital delivery
The New York Times has long been a leader in delivering news in the form of pigmented petroleum products arranged over processed dead trees. About 10 years ago, they realized that their primary delivery system would someday become obsolete. They have experimented ever since with replacements. First they had a free website. Then they had… [Read More]