Alaska In Film & In Color

These are some of my favorite photos from my first foray into color film in a long time (we don’t need to bother with the math to know how long). Show with Ektar 100 and Portra 800. They aren’t in chronological order (whoops) for some reason so some of the …

Photos from The White Pass Train

During our recent trip to Alaska, we took a day trip on The White Pass Train which was a perfect place to snap some photos! While most folks went towards the front of the train, a super helpful engineer suggested we set up camp in the car right behind the …

Getting back into film photography!?

I know, I know, I don’t need another hobby. But I’ve wanted to get back into Black and White film photography since high school. My dad gave me his AE-1 and I got the bug! These were actually shot on a Nikon N80 since I only have Nikon lenses. I …

Analog Synthesizer Heaven/Hell

I have been seriously pondering buying another synthesizer. I originally was eyeing a Virus Ti but am now thinking about trying to fix my Virus Classic (it has a few quirks) and buying an analog synthesizer of some sort. Seems like there has been a bit of a resurgence there …

Of Plex and hardlinks

For a long time, I always thought iTunes was Apple’s best feature up until relatively recently. It, plus a few other things Apple with the user experience that I am not a fan of, has caused me to no longer think that. And, in fact, I’m now running Linux a …

Finally Gave RouterBoard a Try

I’ve been wanting to try out a RouterBoard for a long while. I ran into them many moons ago in Linux Journal and just could never quite justify it until now. RouterBoards are, as the name implies, routers which run a variant of Linux (RouterOS which is also available on …

Fully online RAID1 to RAID10 migration using Btrfs

I have actually been running Btrfs on our home NAS for a while. At first I was sort of turned off by the name and a bit by the folks behind if. But a nice article over at Ars Technica convinced me to give it a go. Previously, I was …

Watched the New Cosmos

And it was absolutely glorious! Really hope it was a ratings success as well as this show deserves to be on TV and on prime-time. So good!