Archive of ‘Geekiness’ category

Changing the lens of photography?

So, here’s the deal. We don’t have extra spending money. That’s what happens when one in a couple gives up their 9-5 to stay home. So, yes, I need more freelance work (need a website? check out my portfolio and contact me!). I’m working on that. But, if we did have extra spending money I would be spending $499 on this:

Screen shot 2011-10-20 at 10.29.40 AMAnd, of course, to rub salt in the poor girl’s wounds, I had to get a special invite to purchase it before they become available to the public. Yay.

But, check out the Lytro website and read more about this amazing new camera! Just a few of the cool features:

  • Focus after the fact. Everything.
  • Depth of field after the fact. On a whim. Changeable.
  • No flash necessary.

On day. For now, I’ll daydream about all of the cool photos I can take with it.

Geekin’ out!

Article.
What’s an article that you read that blew you away? That you shared with all your friends. That you Delicious’d and reference throughout the year.

Hmmm. This is a tough one, but I’m sure this article was up there:

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Yes, geeky, I know, but WordPress rocks and I love it. Sure, it’s not a perfect CMS and there are other better tools for large-scale CMS sites, but for smaller sites, and for me (designer developer but NOT a programmer) it’s perfect. This article had great tips and links to other articles with plug-ins, tutorials, etc. Great one for 2009!

This has been a Best of 2009 Blog Challenge moment.

Sexy Technology

So I’m all about Apple, and can’t wait to see what kind of tablet, or “booklet” they come up with. This Microsoft version is not available yet, but ooooooh. It is pretty amazing! Come on Apple, give us a peek because yours will even be better.

I heart new technology.