Archive for December 2010

29 Dec, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes



1901 December 6th - Photographer Eliot Porter, famous for his pictures of birds and natural landscapes, was born in Winnetka, Illinois.

22 Dec, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes



1901 December 6th - Photographer Eliot Porter was born in Winnetka, IL. He taught biochemistry at Harvard for ten years before he took up photography.

15 Dec, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes



1901 - December 6th - Photographer Eliot Porter, famous for his pictures of birds and natural landscapes, was born in Winnetka, Illinois.

1792 – The inventor of the first calculating machine, Charles Babbage, was born in London, England. He was obsessed with the notion of mathematical accuracy in his work and surroundings. He invented and built the Difference Engine, which could perform large calculations with the turn of a crank.

1914 – George Eastman of Eastman KODAK announced a new process for making color film.

08 Dec, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes



1893 – Photographic patent of aerial photography was awarded to Cornele Berrien Adams of Augusta, Georgia for a “method of photogrammetry.” By taking photographs of the same tract of land from different aerial points, a topographic effect was obtained.

01 Dec, 2010 | Posted by: psnotes



1901 December 6th - Photographer Eliot Porter was born in Winnetka, IL. He taught biochemistry at Harvard for ten years before he took up photography.

December 25th 1990 -- Tim Berners-Lee demonstrated the World Wide Web, an internet-based hypermedia initiative for global information sharing while at CERN, the European Particle Physics Laboratory, in 1989. His specifications of URIs, HTTP and HTML were refined as Web technology spread.