@Plotagraph: An Update on Their Pricing

Previously I wrote a blog post about 2 very cool software products: Cinemagraph and Plotagraph. In it, I bemoaned the unaffordability of both, and the expensive software rental model Plotagraph chose to use1. For the casual user, like myself, Plotagraph was just too expensive to rent for the few projects I would like to produce from time to time. Well,… Continue reading

Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil 2016: Kurios Last year I failed to mention that we attended the Cirque du Soleil: Kurios, here in Atlanta. That encounter was Steve’s first experience with a Cirque du Soleil, and, as is customary, the performances in the show were wonderful, colorful, thrilling. The music, costumes, and theme were unique. Our seats were excellent. Steve loved the… Continue reading

California Typewriter (Movie Review & Reflection)

California Typewriter: 100% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. I didn’t know anything got 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. But California Typewriter did. And it’s well-deserved. My reflection, though a bit long, explains some of the reasons why! My Digital Technology Prequel My iPad this morning 85 updates available. Are you serious? This never-ending, built from the ground up, cyclical process promises re-invented… Continue reading

Love Is Love: In a Heartbeat

Esteban Bravo (left) and Beth David (right) [LA Times]With over 22,000,000 views in just one week, this little animated short by computer animation students, Esteban Bravo and Beth David, has taken the internet by storm. The young creators of the project said they wanted to challenge the notion that LGBT content is not suitable or appropriate for young audiences. The… Continue reading

Art of the Gif

Feeling a bit giffy today? These are from a post I encountered at this link at fubiz. Other gifs of the naked model can be found at this link. And then we have this cool animated gif. <img class=”alignnone size-medium wp-image-826635″ src=”http://www.fubiz.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Poetic-and-Absorbing-Wavy-Animated-GIFs-6.gif” alt=”” width=”900″ height=”444″ />… Continue reading

A New Lease on Life

I came across this awesome story on Imgur about a 1907 upright bound for the dump. sicksick0331 gave it a new life. It could never play again without a complete rebuild; so, he turned it into a desk. So glad he shared! I found an old upright piano that someone on craigslist was giving away for free. They had said… Continue reading

I Believe in Synchronicity…

It starts around 1 minute and 20 seconds and the energy transference is complete rather quickly! For an explanation of how it happens, check out this link at Open Culture. Here’s the short answer from Gizmodo: “the metronomes are transferring energy to the platform they’re on, which then transfers that energy back to the metronomes—until they all sync up and… Continue reading