Clean sound. Clear sound. Sound that is imminently present. This is the best listening experience I’ve ever had, and I can be very picky about audio fidelity. With computer speakers and cheap in home speakers (I got rid of my audiophile speakers many years ago: too big, too heavy.) I had given in to poor, mushy, non-defined sound that just existed out there somewhere and never excited.
I occasionally actually overhear conversations about the next big thing all around the bay area. After all, this is the epicenter of the tech industry. In this post, I’m going to let you in on what I think “the next big thing” is going to be! Reflecting on the Recent Past Back in 2003 – 2004 […]
The new Mac Pro computer arrived last Thursday*, and I spent the next 24 hours setting it up. It’s amazingly fast, and Final Cut Pro actually runs on it without the horrid beach ball spinning every time I attempt to do anything! I think I’ve pretty much set up everything, though I’m sure I’ll bump into a […]
I read, or a friend of mine suggested—I don’t recall which, that we are in a golden age for television. Numerous excellent programs are available. So, I’ve been thinking about this: Are we really in a golden age for television programming? As a child, we had to center our schedules around our favorite TV programs. If […]
Over the years I’ve made numerous purchases (tens of thousands of dollars) from B&H Photo Video in New York City. They have good prices and a quick turn around. Additionally, I immediately save 8.5% because they don’t bill sales tax. On January 14, 2014, I ordered a totally decked out new Apple Mac Pro. They said it […]
I’ve been rather quiet on the blog front for a couple of weeks now. I’ve been busy at work on my blog behind the scenes. Very busy indeed! But I’m now back to posting. Welcome A2!
I’ve spent the past several weeks switching hosting companies: from MediaTemple to A2. My experience with MediaTemple between March and April was a nightmare
For some inexplicable reason, I’ve considered this Canon lens as a portrait lens. Not until yesterday did I decide to take it out and push it around in the wild. The lens is amazing—offering a huge range of possibilities. The images, though you will not be able to notice from these small JPEGs, are super […]
That’s what we say in the south when we’re about to do something. I’m fixin’ to go on a video shooting spree—shooting video (with a camera) of everything I can in the bay area. In preparation for this adventure, I’ve been doing some test shots with my 3 cameras: the GoPro, iPhone, and Canon 5Dmk2. I would […]
Once again I feel tormented by technology. I needed to install Windows XP on my old MacBook Pro, late 2008. Yes, I’ve finally stumbled upon an app I need to use that is only available on Windows! God have mercy! I decided that I wasn’t going to spend a dime on this project, hence my […]
Pegasus2 R8 I’ve had my existing Mac Pro for an amazing 6 or 7 years–in computer years that’s older than I feel when I wake up in the mornings. Final Cut Pro X has issues on the old machine, and my 8 terabytes of hard disk space is all but filled with years and years […]