Tag: computer

Early Lessons in Ubuntu & Photography

As I mentioned a week or so ago, my primary computer was down for most of March due to a failed cooling fan. While it was out for…

Thoughts on computers and OS

And now for something completely different.  The image above is a screenshot from the desktop of laptop running Ubuntu, which is itself a flavor of Linux.  I say…

Some thoughts on tablet computing

I’ve been fascinated by tablet computers since they first started coming out, by which I mean back in the days when Palm Pilots were the closest we had. When Dell…

Off-topic: Asus netbook BIOS update

Going off-topic here for a moment to share some advice on performing a BIOS update on ASUS netbooks.  This information is specific to the model I have –…

Some Thoughts on Mobile Computing

This past week, after five years of dedicated service, I retired my laptop.  It was almost an emotional experience, considering the countless hours I spent working on it,…

Adobe DNG 5.6

Adobe has officially released it’s DNG Converter 5.6, which has a full profile for the Canon EOS 7D, G11, and S90 (along with several other brand cameras).  The…

The Importance of Archiving

(Warning: this is not a post with a lot of cool photos and fun ideas – it’s a post about tedious work that you should be doing to…