I’ve been slacking on the blogging front, mostly due to my workload and recent travels to Indonesia and Puerto Galera, but also due to the fact that I’ve been posting in various other places (Google+, Twitter, Facebook, 500px, etc). I realize many bloggers have jumped ship for an easier, micro-blogging style of presenting a lifestream, but I have no desire to abandon this blog no matter how busy I get. Here are some of the other ways to keep trackRead more
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Google Art Project
Google Art Project has just been launched. It allows visitors to browse the collections of 17 museums around the world. Some pieces can be viewed at such high resolution that you can see individual brush strokes, 17 special gigapixel images were captured inÂ 7,000-megapixels! Here’s an example: Check it out here: Google Art ProjectRead more
24-hour view of the sky [photo by Chris Kotsiopoulos]
24-hour view of the sky by Chris Kotsiopoulos Here’s how he did it: “I had to stay to the same place, alone for approximately 30 hours.Â It took me about 12 hours to compose and process a single photo from over 500 startrail, 35 Sun sequence and 25 landscape shots.”Read more
Twitter downturn? Nah, it’s just me, methinks. aka Twitter’s future in 2010.
A funny yet predictable observation: I’ve been too busy these past few months to utilize Twitter in the same way as I did last year, and noticed a few things: 90% of the people I used to converse with on a daily basis 12 months ago no longer communicate with me, nor I with them (nothing negative, just factual). I spend perhaps 70% less time on Twitter currently than I did last year – hmm, correlation perhaps? The statement “YouRead more
An important article in The Huffington Post written by my cousin, "GM Goes Grassroots. A Son is Torn."
The following article in The Huffington Post, was written by my cousin, Jake Brewer. The article speaks not only to his father, my uncle who has worked for GM for 34 years (and helped start up Saturn), but to the entire nation during this desperate and critical juncture. An excerpt follows, but please read the article in its entirity. My cousin writes from his heart, while maintaining his passion for a clean energy future. This crisis puts our family inRead more
The Twitter Post
A phenomenon has swept across the internet. Twitter. No, it’s not new, in fact it was developed in March 2006 according to Wikipedia. I personally started using it in March of 2007, after reading Kottke proclaim: “Twitter is the first thing on the web that I’ve been excited about in ages. Like years. The last thing was probably Flickr.” I used it consistently since first joining, updating at a steady rate of about 1 ‘tweet’ per day. I approached itRead more