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The Genius Problem

Every few years, someone decides to invent a way to scribble on the internet. They generally aspire to some higher goal, but in practice, they create tools that allow the mouth breathers to haul out […]

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New Work: Yosemite National Park

Last week I spent the week in Yosemite at a technical conference, Cocoaconf (for more on that, look here). It was not primarily a photography trip and I’m still arguing with my camera and my […]

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Of Interest for March 23, 2016

Of Interest is a place for things I think are interesting enough to mention and deserve more than a twitter retweet, but aren’t in themselves something that needs their own blog post. Of Interest postings will […]

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Of Interest in Photography for March 24, 2016

Of Interest is a place for things I think are interesting enough to mention and deserve more than a twitter retweet, but aren’t in themselves something that needs their own blog post. Of Interest postings will […]

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New Work: Merced National Wildlife Refuge

I’m finally catching up on processing and other things and I’ve been able to get the backlog (such as it is) taken care of and uploaded… One of those outings was a late trip out […]

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The Cocoaconf Yosemite Conference (why I went, why you should)

Last week I spent the week in Yosemite at the facility formerly known as the Yosemite Lodge at the Falls at the Yosemite Conference put on by the Cocoaconf team. Cocoaconf is somewhere between a […]

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Thoughts on the new Apple Products

I’ve been thinking about yesterday’s press event, in which Apple announced the expected iPhone SE, the smaller iPad Pro, new watch bands, and not a lot more in terms of product. My favorite coverage: Michael Gartenberg […]

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Fixing the Apple App Store

The state of the Apple App store (both IOS and Mac) have been a topic of discussion among developers on and off for a couple of years now, but over the last few months this […]

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Getting into a routine

I’m back from my week in SoCal and I’m now a week into my Sabbatical, so it’s time to start figuring out what my projects are for the next period of time and creating a […]

Announcing Office Hours

One of the challenges  when you work at home can be a tendency to forget to do things like, oh, go outside or actually see people. I noticed that when I shifted to full time […]

Going to Disneyland….

If you follow my twitter feed, you might have noticed that I spent today at Disneyland. I’m in SoCal this week doing various things like signing new rental agreements with a tenant but I’m also […]

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Just a few Geese and Cranes

I spent yesterday on a long and productive day trip out to the central valley, spending the morning at San Luis NWR and the afternoon and evening in Merced National Wildlife Refuge. We’re at the […]

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Firewatch, Fallout 4, and Video Gaming

Let me admit up front that I’m not much of a gamer, and when I do game, it tends to be more casual and very old school; on my iPad I keep a Sudoku game, […]

On Sabbatical. Now what?

So I’ve handed in my badge to Cisco and I’m now a free agent. I’m on Sabbatical. Now what? Good question. For now, it seems to be mostly projects and organizing and figuring out what […]

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The Sandhill Crane Evening Fly-in

I’ve talked before about how beautiful the evening fly-in can be; with thousands of Sandhill Cranes or Geese (or all at once) coming in to the refuge in the last light of the day, vocalizing […]