links for 2007-10-10

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Don’t be put off by the word Database. Read this wonderful round up from Mindy and give it a try
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Ben Curtis gives a round up of solid state audio recording kit suitable for field recording. Via Mark Hamilton
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A PDF tutorial on the pesky issue pf pixel aspect ratios from Artbeats
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“Journalists working on the web would do well to read “30 Usability Issues To Be Aware Of” on Smashing Magazine”
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Even my feed reader nags me

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