Unprocessed film

January 25, 2006

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Dave mentioned that he just processed a lot of undeveloped film. Here is a little of what I still have in the same pre processing state. Film For those of you who give me grief about not posting images quickly, just think about the fact that I haven't shot film in a few years….


Cool Tool

January 25, 2006

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Another great idea find from Cool Tools: Thumb Thing. Simple. Genius.


Minor changes

January 24, 2006

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Finally got around to updating the default header for the blog. One thing that I am often surprised with about designs people make for web sites is how often they push the main content that the site is based on way down the page. The default WordPress template was an example of this. It was so far down the middle of the page that I always felt like I needed to scroll a little down just to get it to where it was confortable to read. The other change is that I've added a little element to the sidebar to show the most recent comments. I was also surprised that this isn't something that was turned on by defult in WordPress. In fact, I don't even thing there is an option to turn it on. I had to hack the code out from another page. From my thinking the comments on a blog are basically the second most important thing behind the primary posts. Yet, there was no way to get to the most recent ones from the home page. More minor changes are planned, but at the rate I'm going it'll be a while before I make it to them.


Post Yahoo List

January 24, 2006

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I wrote a little script to print out the current music set I have from Yahoo. This is all pretty new stuff since I had to start over after installing a new hard drive. I can't be held responsible for some of the bad stuff since I got a lot of this from playlists. I mean, 98 Degress, really. What the hell. I don't even like the idea that anything I listen to could be related to that shit enough to be on the same playlist. Suggestions are always welcome.


Without Paper

January 24, 2006

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I've gone completely paperless at work. For the past few days, I haven't printed anything out, using only e-mail and web postings for communication/documentation. Of course, this is not volentary. My machine just decided that it was no long going to print. It can still see the printers and talk to them, but refuses to send them an order. Let me just say, technology hasn't gotten to the point where working in a paperless world works yet. Too much that is easy to do on parchment is a pain in the ass without it. Jotting down notes in the margins of a document for example… Now, for the paranoid part of the post. When I'm working on top secret stuff I keep it only on a  local encrypted hard drive and control copies by never sending the files over e-mail. I think someone has sabatoged my computer so that it can't print and I'm forced to send things thru e-mail. Our e-mail provides some encryption if requested, but I think it's the I.S. department that's aftef me and they have all the keys to the encryption. They are definately after me. I'm still keeping ahead of them though by using my secret decoder ring that was delivered to me via an ultra high security Cracker Jack's box.


Quote on photography

January 23, 2006

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All photographs are accurate. None is the truth. - Richard Avedon


When I retire

January 23, 2006

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I think one thing I'll do is shoot for the Wikipedia. It would be fun to see how many images I could get in. Of course, there is nothing to stop me from starting that now…. Hmmmmmmm…. (sound of wheels turning)


Uptime

January 23, 2006

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Big fan of Linux. Just checked the uptime on a machine I have it work. It's been humming along for 250 days. Not that that's a big deal for a Linux box, but it's just cool.


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