Apple: Making Some Serious Mis-steps [Updated]

Corporations are about maximizing profit. I get that. For all of its brilliant “Think different” marketing, Apple is, in fact, no different. Years ago I watched a documentary about the first MacIntosh. Several people who were on the team that put the original machine together were interviewed. One of the guys, I forget his name, spoke of how bottom line… Continue reading

Wake Up, and Smell The Coffee

Gay people and abortion, that’s virtually all the religious right talks about. They have raised a now-dwindling fortune on these two issues. According to Fred Clark*, the religious right has always proclaimed they had the moral high ground on these issues. If they said, “The president is the most pro-choice president in history.” citizens were supposed to inflame with moral… Continue reading

Happy Fall

Today is my annual post proclaiming my love for the Fall season!  I know I should have posted this yesterday, but I have a good reason for waiting until today. This summer, the marine layer which blankets the south bay area and is frequently referred to as the May Gray or the June Gloom, has visited more days than it… Continue reading

Where Did My Country Go?

This causes me grave concerns! Once again I ask, “How much of our privacy and freedom are we willing to surrender?!” I’ve kept asking where the ridiculous amount of money I pay in taxes is going. And then we can’t balance local, state, and federal budgets?! Is it because those agencies are spending vast sums of money on tools such… Continue reading

Five 360º Panos from Maine

Click on each image below to see the 360º panorama linked to that image and shot on location in Maine. The first pano was one of my more difficult challenges as I shot the pano from a floating dock, meaning I was bobbing up and down. Precision is everything in the pano shoot. The last thing you want is for… Continue reading