Last Roll of Kodachrome Developed, History of the Icon via Xerox
There's a load of great tech news happening out there every day, and, unfortunately, we just can't cover it all. Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web.
- Last week, the very last roll of the legendary Kodachrome film, filled with shots of New York City and Kansas, was processed in Parsons, Kansas, where the only Kodachrome-capable processing lab remained. Update: Looks like Dwayne's will be processing until December 10th. [From: The Wichita Eagle]
- It's been nearly thirty years since Xerox kicked off the icon revolution with the Alto, and psdtuts guides you from the monochrome days of Apple's Lisa to the modern, glossy look of Windows 7 and Mac OS X. [From: psdtuts]
- Illustrator Tom Gauld traces the evolution of the chess computer from simple machine to trumping a human grandmaster to a Thoreau-inspired mobile bot. [From: Flickr]
- Geoff Manaugh, brain behind the wonderful BLDGBLOG, gives a go at a 'Ghostbusters III' treatment over at HiLoBROW. New York City's telephone infrastructure, centered at the monolithic AT&T Long Lines Building is actually a ghostly mind. [From: HiLoBROW]