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Upgrading to new git version on Mac OSX

March 14, 2013 1 comment

Mac OSX comes with git pre-installed. You can find the installation here: /usr/bin.

To check its version, type the following:

$ git --version

To upgrade to the latest version of git, do the following:

  1. Download and install latest git from This will install it in /usr/local/git folder. Make sure it did that.
  2. Open terminal and run the following
    $ vi ~/.bash_profile

  3. Go to insert mode (press "i" on your keyboard)
  4. Paste the following
    export PATH=/usr/local/git/bin:$PATH

  5. If there already stuff in .bash_profile file, just append "/usr/local/git/bin" appropriately. For example, in my case, the android sdk path was already set in it. So it was appended at the end as shown below:
    export PATH=/Users/sukamat/android-dev/sdk/platform-tools:/Users/sukamat/android-dev/sdk/tools:/usr/local/git/bin:$PATH

  6. Save the file.
  7. Quit terminal
  8. Reopen terminal
  9. Type the following:
    $ git --version

It should show the version you installed.


18, 26, 40 and now 70 Gigapixel Photo : See all of Them

July 30, 2010 1 comment


The new entry in the Gigapixel photo releases in the one of Budapest with a whooping 70 gigapixel beating out the previous releases of 18 gigapixel photo of Prague, 26 gigapixel photo of Paris and 45 gigapixel photo of Dubai. Check out the photo and enjoy! Hit the source link for more details.


Source: Gadling

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How the awesome VFX was achieved in Inception?


Paul Franklin takes us through the machinations of Christopher Nolan’s hot mind-bender.
By Bill Desowitz

A lot has already been written about the relationship between dreams and movies in Inception. At its core, though, it’s really about the all-consuming struggle to create an original work. So imagine Double Negative’s challenge in trying to help visualize multiple dream states from director Chris Nolan’s furtive imagination all interacting together.

It all began with architecture. "Whether it’s through the manipulation of structures to show the power of the dreamers, as in the folding streets of Paris, or in the crumbling towers of Limbo, which

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SIGGRAPH 2010: Awesome Previews (Video)


SIGGRAPH 2010, the world’s largest computer graphics expo, starts tomorrow at the Los Angeles Convention Center and will be on for five days completely dedicated to computer graphics and interactive technologies.

The event is said to attract more than 25,000 attendees. Highlights of the event include a 3-day Computer Animation Festival and “TRON: Legacy” filmmakers panel.

The Association of Computer Machinery’s YouTube channel has added some awesome previews of the goodies, gadgets and technologies to be seen in the event.

Check out of the preview videos and hit the source link for more details.

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Sprint’s 4G move opens way to merger


By Andrew Parker, London and Paul Taylor, New York (FT) — "Sprint Nextel, the troubled US mobile phone operator, is examining a technology shift that could pave the way to a merger with T-Mobile USA, Deutsche Telekom’s struggling US unit."


Source: Financial Times

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