Month: November 2007

Evil

I don’t know if things have changed in Britain, but one thing I always found to be different in the US and UK cultures was the advertising. In the UK it’s more polite, focusing on the benefits of *your* product, and doesn’t directly mention the competition. In the US it’s more a down-and-dirty, mud-slinging, back-stabbing, […]

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The Kindle and Digital Reading

I’ve skirted around ebook readers for a while especially the Sony eReader, and ironically enough, just succumbed as my old Amazon colleagues finally released the Kindle. A very different device – not so much a static reading device as a wirelessly-tethered access-point for Amazon sold books and content. Along with the fact it’s butt-ugly compared […]

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Thanksgiving List Time

Hop to it: http://machaggis.net/thanksgiving/. As usual, here is the cheatsheet for my list, but you’ll have to go to Karima’s site for my favourites: Firefox remembering passwords (made this post easier) Important things going according to plan A baby who sleeps (shame about the early mornings though) Capturing instants of time Laughing babies The sound […]

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Lucy In Action

Lucy In Action, originally uploaded by machaggis. We were doing some amateur photo shoots for this year’s Christmas card: $5 of black cotton, all the halogens on the track lighting pointing down, ISO turned down reasonably low and new batteries in the SB600. While maybe not the best Christmas card material, this is one of […]

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