Entries Categorized as 'Technology'

Going Portable. My new MacBook Pro.

Date March 28, 2009

A number of things aligned in such a way lately that I decided to pull the trigger on a new MacBook Pro (MBP for short).  I got the 15.4″ unibody late 2008 model, with a 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo and 2 GB of RAM which I’ll probably upgrade later on (I just read that 8GB […]

Energy and the Environment: A Time for Change

Date January 14, 2009

Environmental change has been on the forefronts of many people’s agendas for quite a while, and especially since Al Gore’s book An Inconvenient Truth was published.  This book seems to have highlighted the plight of the Earth in easy to understand ways that really hit home.  Of course there were criticisms of Gore’s book and […]

Geotagging – Third Party Tools

Date January 11, 2009

I’ve posted previously about my Gisteq PhotoTrackr GPS logger.  This slick little device keeps a log of exactly where it is geographically, at any given time.  The log it creates can then be downloaded and cross-referenced with the capture time of your photos to give the exact location your photo was taken.  Although the PhotoTrackr […]


Date June 24, 2008

So I just recently came back from my third trip to NYC and figured I’d post some stuff from it.  Where to begin?  Well, might as well start at the beginning, I guess. Before I left, I’d been reading up on geotagging and basically started wondering how people could survive without it.  I decided to […]

Cool Open-Source Firmware for your Camera!

Date April 5, 2008

If you’ve got a Canon camera with Digic II or Digic III processor, and you’ve always craved for more features like a live histogram, zoom while recording video, an intervalometer, RAW format (and the list goes on), your all-you-can-eat buffet of camera features is finally here! CHDK (Canon Hacker’s Development Kit) is open source firmware […]