Lovin’ Me Some Hard Drive Space

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 of digital clutter. So, the… Continue reading

Oh Horrid Tragedy

Image via Wikipedia My main computer has had its 1T startup disk fail.  After nearly 24 hours of working on it, I at least have it running again.  I’ve had to take another 1T internal drive and make it the new start up drive with OS 10.6.x.  So far, I’ve had success getting all of my document files, my upgrades… Continue reading

Great Utilities

Philip Bloom mentioned, in his master class yesterday, a file utility I had not heard of before, one that seems brilliant to me:  ShotPut Pro.  This program will copy your media files from their source (camera card) to up to 3 locations simultaneously.  Brilliant! I think that always having an untouched copy of your original media files and a working… Continue reading

And I Won’t Miss Them…

The Silicon Alley Insider posted an article, 21 Things That Became Obsolete This Decade. These are some of the things from their list that I won’t miss: Glad to see the stylus go. The finger is so superior! Since I lived by Emory University in Decatur, I was able to get rid of dial up in the mid 90’s! It’s… Continue reading