Nikon D300 / D200 Comparison

November 21, 2007 | By | 2 Comments
Nikon D300 / D200 Comparison

As mentioned earlier in my blog, I use a Nikon D200 as my primary camera. I’ve recently been reading various articles and blogs on the D300 which is now arriving in anxious customer hands. Below are a few of the key articles that are slowly convincing me that I want the new D300. xpherion – […]

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Adobe LiveCycle ES – a deeper dive

November 21, 2007 | By | 1 Comment
Adobe LiveCycle ES – a deeper dive

Recently, more information has been posted to Adobe.com for LiveCycle ES: Very high-level 2-page summary document – http://www.adobe.com/products/livecycle/pdfs/lces_summary_card_ue.pdf System Requirements – http://www.adobe.com/products/livecycle/systemreqs.html Technical Whitepaper – http://www.adobe.com/products/livecycle/pdfs/lc_technical_whitepaper.pdf Financial Services Demo – http://www.adobe.com/financial/?promoid=ZMDA Government Demo – http://www.adobe.com/government/solutions/business_transformation/?promoid=ZMDB Manufactoring Demo – http://www.adobe.com/manufacturing/solutions/livecycle/?promoid=ZMDC Life Sciences Demo – http://www.adobe.com/lifesciences/solutions/livecycle/?promoid=ZMDD Customer Stories – http://www.adobe.com/enterprise/customers.html You can get to all of these […]

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Linksys 802.11n Wireless Router = FTP Appliance

November 21, 2007 | By | 3 Comments
Linksys 802.11n Wireless Router = FTP Appliance

+ I upgraded my home network from 100Mbps / 802.11g to 1000Mbps / 802.11n (draft) and discovered a cool feature that Linksys includes in some of their new wireless routers. In the back of the router, you’ll find the usual network connections but now there is a USB port. You can plug a drive into […]

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The next cool thing from Adobe…

November 14, 2007 | By | 3 Comments
The next cool thing from Adobe…

I’ve been playing around with Adobe AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) during the past few weeks and am very excited about what I’m seeing. It think this is going to create some unique opportunities for Adobe. If you are interested in a new kind of application, take a look. You can download the player and several […]

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My travel camera – Nikon Coolpix P5100

November 14, 2007 | By | 1 Comment
My travel camera – Nikon Coolpix P5100

I travel fairly often and every time I don’t carry a camera, some incredible photo opportunity will unfold in front of me leaving me frustrated. For example…traveling home from a trip, I glance out the window and see this: So, I decided to get a compact camera that is a bit more travel friendly than […]

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What a new plane looks like

November 13, 2007 | By | Add a Comment
What a new plane looks like

I’ve flown 17 different types of planes since November, 2002 when I first started flying but most of these planes (including mine) were built in the 70′s. I even flew one that was built in 1944! My local airport recently acquired a brand new Diamond DA40 airplane – a 4-seater, single engine airplane made of […]

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Attention Pilots – Pilot Logbook Excel Spreadsheet

November 12, 2007 | By | 4 Comments
Attention Pilots – Pilot Logbook Excel Spreadsheet

Ok, for non-pilots, this will seem silly…but if you are a pilot, go to http://www.cheappilot.com/ and grab a copy of a spreadsheet I created a couple of years ago that many use as a flight log. It provides graphs, currency checks and more. Free to download.

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Mojopac!

November 12, 2007 | By | Add a Comment
Mojopac!

I have recently come across a new type of virtualization technology that is completely unlike vmware. Check it out at http://www.mojopac.com. Basically, it utilizes your existing running copy of Windows and creates a virtual environment within it. The benefit is that there is very little if any performance hit and very little memory overhead (50MB!). […]

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Adobe LiveCycle?

November 12, 2007 | By | Add a Comment
Adobe LiveCycle?

I’m often asked by friends, family and taxi drivers what I do for Adobe. When I mention the LiveCycle products, I almost always get a strange stare back. So, at that point, I start lying and tell them that I am the guy that created the filter that lets you stretch body parts in pictures. […]

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