30
October
2010

The most romantic nerdy thing ever

Nothing like a little romance and a proposal and what a way to do it all. Technology does rock :-0 See frankandkasey.com. Someone once told me you can never say, “never or always”. While that is probably true, I believe what my buddy John told me which is that, that is probably true, but I’d rather […]

27
October
2010

Argh getting rid of Akamai

This Akamai junk is a peer to peer downloader that Adobe uses, causes all kinds of nasty interactions with the firewall as random machines try to access your computer. Uninstall is the answer! It’s not easy, there is no visible graphical uninstall program, but googling shows you the command line you have to do: To delete […]

26
October
2010

GU280

Well Alex’s LG GU280 is hung on the “Please wait…” screen. You can BTW on an LG phone only figure out the model number by typing in the FCC ID into Google. Absolutely no markings on the shell.  

26
October
2010

Lens lust on Black Friday

Well I can’t buy wine (the 2009 Bordeauxs!) or new camera equipment because I’m out of budget for this year 🙁 But that doesn’t mean on Black Friday, I can’t want some cool things. So if you are generous this holiday season for the dedicated amateur geek who wants cool lenses and things, here are […]

26
October
2010

The most romantic nerdy thing ever

Nothing like a little romance and a proposal and what a way to do it all. Technology does rock :-0   Not surprisingly, Central Park is center stage in many romantic moments in film, as well as real life. Take October 24, 2010 for example. Frank proposed to his girlfriend Kasey on one of Central Park’s most-traveled […]

26
October
2010

Amazing time lapses

These are just astounding how good time lapse can be on just a plain Canon 5d Mark ii and Adobe Aftereffects as Mark Ferrell shows: Landscapes: Volume One from dustin farrell on Vimeo.

22
October
2010

MacBook Air love

Well I haven’t even seen one yet, but I sure do a want an 11″ MacBook Air. Rennie was right to wait for one. As long as you are doing intensive photography stuff or games, this is a great solution for folks who still need to use spreadsheets and word processors but want portability. Plus, […]

21
October
2010

Audiobooks

The kids took a holiday from these after I let our audible.com subscription lapse, but now it is time to get back to it, here are the choices: Bookshouldbefree.com. These are cool. They are podcasts, so they just load on iPhones Librivox.com is an open project to record in audio every public domain book you […]

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