Category Archives: Acts of human creation

A general catch all category for things created by mankind.

Grand Canyon 2011

                  A group portrait at the Vermillion Cliffs on the road to Lee’s Ferry.      

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Cloverfield

I finally found someone to go with me to the free showing of Cloverfield last night, at the Grove. I didn’t know it, but KROQ 106.7FM was hosting the screening. Young showed up at 6:30, half an hour late due … Continue reading

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iPhone it in

In addition to recently upgrading to WordPress 2.3, I installed a new plugin called iWPhone. Hopefully, this will make reading this blog easier for people with iPhones. Now if only I had something people with iPhones wanted to read!

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Blog Beta

I’ve upgraded to WordPress  2.3, beta 3. Hopefully everything still works fine. Biggest change you might notice is the tags field off on the right of the page. These are self inflicted by me, and the goal would be to reduce … Continue reading

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300 fps CMOS based camera

Casio is developing a 300 fps CMOS based camera. 300 frames per second in VGA/ TV size quantities, and 30fps at 6 MP!  Not for sale yet, just in the development/show off stage, but wow.  Talk about blowing away current … Continue reading

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Focal Length Comparison

It was recently pointed out to me that Tamron has a Focal Length Comparison webpage. It shows you a picture, then you adjust the focal length to see what size zoom lens you’d need to have. Pretty nifty trick, and it … Continue reading

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Lunar Eclipse Photos

A week ago, I went up on the Angeles Crest Highway to look at the Lunar Eclipse. Unlike the recent meteor shower, I was able to get some decent pictures!

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Digital Camera Sensor Performance Summary

Clarkvision: Digital Camera Sensor Performance Summary I need to reread this article in the morning, regarding camera signal to noise ratio. Just looking at it, the Unity section of the article says which ISO ratings not to put your camera to. … Continue reading

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Which candidate do you actually support quiz?

Presidential Candidate Selector I seem to really like this Theoretical Ideal Candidate guy. I wonder where on the primary ballot he’ll fall. I’m a bit surprised by my listing. I had no idea I’d have John Edwards and Al Gore … Continue reading

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I need somthing new to read

Well, I finished of reading Annals of the Former World last night. Not something I had tried before, it is a narrative about the geology of the United States, primarily around Interstate 80, from California to New York. Five separate … Continue reading

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