Reliability of digital cameras

BoingBoing has a post on the person who photographed the new Harry Potter book. The person obviously forgot to manipulate/erase the EXIF metadata, so the camera type and serial number is known. The real dynamite (at least for me) lies in the quote of a Canon official: “From what we know, the device is one … [Read more…]

Major blogroll cleanup

I’m sorry for the ones that dropped out (except for those whose last update was in January or even December), congratulations for those who stayed in. Soem of the dropouts I deleted, a few were sent to purgatory (invisibility) with the chance of resurrection. The otherrs: keep up the good work!

My first guitar lesson

At the age of 16 I taught myself a little guitar. Ever since then, I played – sometimes more, sometimes less, but at a certain point all autodidactic efforts came to a stop. For my last birthday, friends and family gave me some money to get professional guitar lessons. And in about 30 minutes I … [Read more…]