From the "technology" category:
We just had dinner at a restaurant where you ordered your food and drinks on an iPad attached to your table. You pick what you want, add it to your cart, make adjustments, then place your order. Voila: food. You’d think this would mean (a) a perfectly correct order and (b) limited human interaction. Surprisingly, it was the opposite. They messed up Karin’s burger, and I think we’ve located the most talkative waitress in the Western Hemisphere. Score one for technology. Huzzah!
I walked, ran, panned, got in close, grabbed some distance, and even set it on the ground to record. I back-lit, side-lit, under-exposed and applied that real-world contrast test that so many cameras fail in an epic way: snow.read the full post ⇒
I’m not any kind of real expert on monetary transaction in any sense of the word, other than that I now have well over thirty years of experience in spending money. As such, those thirty years have seen a whole variety of changes.read the full post ⇒
I decided I wanted to give Picassa a try for managing my collection. Before that point I had little micro collections, and collections with a lot of overlap between them, on CD-Rs, DVD-Rs, external hard drives, internal drives, memory sticks, memory cards, and scattered across a collection of systems.read the full post ⇒