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Way to Go, Steve

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As you have probably heard by now, Steve Jobs recently responded to the escalating Adobe-Apple conflict with a detailed and open letter explaining his thoughts on flash. Since the letter was published, there have been numerous responses (1, 2, 3...) to his letter, many of which try and accuse Apple …



The Computer Paradigm Shift

In case you didn't already know, the iPad will go on sale tomorrow. This event marks the beginning of the next great leap forward for computers. This shift takes computers from the "desktop" model of managing files, folders, and devices to a task-centric model which abstracts these things from the …


Time-Lapse Water Photography

This weekend I visited Beloit, WI and had the opportunity to try out my new 8x ND filter as well as my circular polarizer when I came across this dam on the Rock River. I have always admired the silky, smooth effect you can create with running water when you …


The Rose Lights

I had the pleasure of seeing this band at their opening concert at the High Noon Saloon tonight. They have a rich, vibrant sound that feels right at home with classic and modern rock as well as alternative. I look forward to purchasing their first cd when it comes out …


Inspiration

Falmouth Town Landing Sunrise

This photo surpasses beauty. Truly stunning, breathtaking. This is why I love photography and is truly an inspiration to me.
I hope to one day take a sunrise photo as beautiful as this.


The iPad - My Thoughts

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Finally it is here. There has been a lot of negative reactions to Apple's new iPad. Remember the reaction to the first iPod or the iPhone? Many of the complaints are things that can (and hopefully will) be addressed with software updates. This is a major new product which means …


Sanctuary - Sleepers

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Another excellent episode of Sanctuary. I am continually impressed by the rich mythology of this show. After the exploration of the Ancients and their history in the Stargate franchise, I really began to appreciate how well those shows weaved their mythology together. However, I have been even more impressed with …


Bluetooth Support for Toshiba Laptops on Ubuntu

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It has taken a long while for me to figure out how to get the bluetooth adapter in my Toshiba a200/a205 laptop to work with linux. I am currently running Linux Mint 8, which is a derivative of Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic. These instructions and tools apply specifically to …


Mac OS X Theme for Google Reader

Update (12/13/09): I've posted an updated version with an enhanced rollover on menu items.

Note: I did not create this theme. That credit goes to m.mike kondo.

This excellent skin for Google Reader has a few bugs because of updates Google has issued since the script was …