Life Calculations

Just what is the cost of wasting time on Facebook? One of the things that really impressed me in my college Economics classes was the idea of “opportunity cost”. Now, thanks to my ruthlessly practical upbringing and my father’s background … Continued

Lightroom Masterclass

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Finally learn Lightroom! Remember last week, how I was saying that I used Lightroom more than Photoshop? There’s a reason for that. Actually, there are several reasons, but the big one is that Lightroom is actually made specifically for photographers. … Continued

Quick Photoshop Tutorial

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Selecting edges is hard! As a professional computer geek and an amateur photographer, everyone expects me to to know Photoshop like a graphic designer. The truth is, though, I enjoy photography because it gets me out from behind the computer. … Continued

Archive Data

I don’t care what anyone says; you just can’t have enough data. With storage being so relatively cheap, I don’t really get rid of any old data any more. It’s true. I have so much cheap storage around my house … Continued

More Free Alternatives

I’m tired and lazy, but it’s Friday, so here’s a post for you. The brave few who are regular readers here know I dig free software. I also have had aspirations of being a bit of an artist, writer and … Continued

Save Your Work

Have you ever lost form data on the web? I hate when I’m typing into a form on a website and something happens, then all my data goes poof. Seriously. It’s super frustrating for me, because sometimes, when I’m putting … Continued

More Free Alternatives to Photoshop

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I know I’ve mentioned this before, but things change. Okay, some things don’t change and one of those is that Adobe Photoshop is still the leader in graphics editing software, especially for photographers. But, it’s also pretty expensive, which means … Continued

Reaction Time Is A Factor

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That’s not just a line from my favorite movie. Seriously, I’ve always said that the real secret to success is not really just hard work and “paying your dues”.  It is those things, too, but it’s mostly about making the … Continued

Universal Paperclips

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An existentialist game about artificial intelligence and, yes, paperclips. A couple of weeks ago, a friend of mine who read my post about the web-based game, Seedship told me about this fascinating and strangely compelling game, Universal Paperclips. If you … Continued

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