Storm Chasing in 360º Video

SphericamI supported a 4k 360º video camera project on Kickstarted back a couple of years ago. Hopefully the Sphericam will enter into production this summer. The camera will be amazing, shooting in 360º all around instantaneously while automatically stitching the video together in real time.

When you watch a 360º video, you can use your mouse to move around, looking … Continue reading

I Love Color!

color pigmentI suppose most people do. Color is such a huge part of my selection process when picking anything out for purchase.

Last Friday I bought several short-sleeved shirts. Style and fabric mattered, but color was what first drew me to each shirt. I’ve often wished I could design the color patterns in my own clothes: create the fabric itself.

Most … Continue reading

I Ain’t That Dumb

Comcast appears desperate to know who my new internet service provider is. I blogged about their weird phone call in which they all but demanded I tell them. I had to tell them that information was none of their business. It felt so good!

Now, Comcast is sending me emails.1 But, their last email was the most clever and … Continue reading

Comcast: “Sir, you don’t have a choice.” WRONG!

Gigabit InstallShortly after moving to Atlanta, I learned that Atlanta is a “test market”1 and therefore our Comcast internet had a 300GB monthly cap. Additional fees applied for overages. I called their corporate office2.

I told their agent that I flat out refused to have a 300GB data use limit, that no one told us of … Continue reading

You Made It An Awesome Open House!

House - SoftOn April 17th, Steve and I had a thrilling afternoon welcoming everyone into our home, people we hadn’t seen in a long time (in some cases for decades), and others we were meeting for the very first time! I have to confess, we were a bit worried that 170 people said they were coming to the Open House. We were … Continue reading

Continuing the Exploration

In my previous post, Exploring the Backside of the Tracks, I talked about my finding a specific photo location near some Atlanta westside railroad tracks. In this post, I want to talk about what’s by those tracks: The Goat Farm Arts Center. What a very cool place to discover!

The area consists of several buildings built back … Continue reading

Exploring the Backside of the Tracks

I love exploration. No, I really, really love exploration.

I wanted to use a photo I had seen on the Lost and Found Youth website for a donation box for that organization. Printing pictures from the web typically yields disastrous results because printing and display technologies are so significantly different. So, I decided to find and shoot the photo myself. … Continue reading

By Comparison: SFS/ASO

I suppose we become spoiled bit by bit, without really being aware of the process. When we repeatedly experience something marvelous, and are even acutely aware of how extraordinary the experiences are, we still seem somewhat unaware that our expectations for this new, higher level of perfection are also growing. I recently had this expectation of excellence clearly defined for … Continue reading