I’ve noticed for some time now that so much of what I read online and in my RSS aggregator feels like press releases. I’ve even got in the habit of asking myself, “Who is paying for me to read this ‘news’ story?!”
Well, the good folks at the Sunlight Foundation (I’ve blogged about them before!) have a browser plugin and… Continue reading
My apologies for my blog being down for 4 days!
I was playing around with a new plugin or two and they somehow corrupted my .htaccess file. Figuring out how to fix it was much more difficult than usual. Since this has happened 3 times over the past year, here is a reminder to myself from Jeff B. (Thanks, guy.… Continue reading
Those who know me well know that I’m never just sitting around doing nothing. So, I’ve received several comments from friends and relatives about having very little activity on my blog for the past week or two. What’s up?!
I’ve been insanely busy, primarily with exploring new technology platforms. The fruits of these explorations will soon be evident here at… Continue reading
I follow @PhilipBloom on Twitter. He does such amazing work. He has been in Dubai for the past several days shooting this video, Sky. This short timelapse beautifully captures the radiance of the city. And the music, Xibalba by Clint Mansell, is perfect for it.
I appreciate Philip’s willingness to share how he does this with HD-DSLRs. It’s so helpful… Continue reading
I use John Einselen’s MediaboxAdvanced, from iaian7, on my site for the media shadowboxes. I love it!
I’ve had two issues that needed attention. This is a “note to self” on how I fixed them in case I do site upgrades that might break the fixes, and I can’t quickly find the resources to these solutions.
Problem 1: Volume Inadequate… Continue reading
Have you wondered how some websites have their own custom logo next to the URL in the web address bar at the top of the browser? I have.
I wanted to put my picture up next to my URL.
Did a little research. The easiest solution that I found is a cool website that makes them for you for free. … Continue reading
I decided that I am just a GUI kinda guy. I am, after all, a Mac head for goodness sake!
So, I complained to my friend Evans about having to hard wire URLs into these posts using html hand coding (god forbid!), as well as trying to remember the html codes for underline, bold [strong? I mean, let’s get real!],… Continue reading