As far back as I can remember, I've enjoyed photography as a hobby. It's probably because my father's father was a
journalist and he never went anywhere without his Leica around his neck — or maybe it's just because there's
something magical at being able to hold the past in your hand and look at it whenever you want.
While it's absolutely true that your camera doesn't matter, I've
just recently changed up my camera gear again, and I thought it might be fun to look back at some of the cameras
I've used …
Hello dear readers! Like most of you (and as I've written about before), I've been
stuck working from home for the last year and a half, out of the little converted covered porch on my house. For the
last six months or so, I've been doing so with my butt firmly planted on an HON Basyx pleather-upholstered office chair
that I rescued from my office when we moved out. This chair is, uh, not in the best condition1:
This chair actually originally belonged to Curse, a now-defunct company
that made some kind of WoW fansite. They used to be …
After more than 10 years of avoiding it, I've finally rejoined the ranks of the private-car-owning bourgeois. $SPOUSE
and I spent the past few weeks doing research and reading reviews, spent Saturday and Sunday test-driving a bunch of
vehicles, and ended up buying a brand new Cosmic Blue12020 Honda Insight yesterday
Why did I buy a new car, anyway?
Yes, I'm aware that a new car loses nearly 40% of its value the moment you drive it off the lot. Yes, I'm aware that
there is a glut of delightful used cars in the area. Nonetheless, I …
For the first time since early 2010, I have a desktop computer again!
It's a 2019 5K Retina iMac with an Intel Core i5-9600K (9th Generation, 6 physical cores), 16GB of RAM, AMD Radeon
Pro 580X, and a 1TB SSD. Geekbench isn't exactly scientific, but it reports this computer as 50% faster single-core,
150% faster multi-core than the computer it's replacing.
First off, some more details on what you see in this picture: