May 26, 2009

World Class Computer Science Courses for FREE!!!

For those of you who do not know, MIT and Stanford both offer free computer science courses. they are comprised from courses in previous semesters and in some cases the current semesters. They cover many topics and provide you to get some world class education at the price of $0.00. Can't beat that... Just try the links below.

MIT Computer Science Courses

Stanford Engineering Everywhere

Stanford on iTunesU

If there is enough feedback, I would be very much open to starting an online study group to go through some of the contents in particular classes.

May 14, 2009

GIMP Experimenting

I have been playing around with GIMP as I try to learn more about finishing digital photos. I don't really know what I'm doing, but I have already figured out a few things. Here is an example of what I have done so far.

Before Image

After Image

The after image still isn't as good as I would want it to be, but you can see that it is a lot better than the original.

May 13, 2009

Kanye West Got Served on American Idol

I am not an American Idol fan, but for some reason the wife and I started watching this season. Well last night I saw the best performance I have seen in a while. Kris Allen, one of the final three contestants sang his own rendition of Kanye West's "Heartless" and dude straight ripped it to shreds. Once he gets off the show he needs to put that on wax!!