Oh this is clever: The White Balance Lens Cap: “ You may think automatic white balance is good enough. But if you’ve ever had to fix dozens (or even 100s) of photos with just slightly different colors, one-by-one, you know the true meaning of pain. The White Balance Lens Cap leaves you no excuse for not properly white-balancing every situation you encounter. Simply flip your camera into custom White Balance mode, snap a photo with your White Balance Lens Cap on, and your camera creates a perfect profile of the actual lighting in front of you.
Blogging · Tech reading
So I was thinking what have I/We bought in the last year that was new.. Well I think top of the list are: Pioneer plasma TV. We already had TVs but this looks and performs about as well as you can get right now. Harman Kardon 7.1 surround sound amp. We needed a solution for the bedroom and living room for surround sound so I upgraded to this and kept the old amp for the bedroom.
Tech reading pixel · technology
Really interesting talk hosted by Panavision about Digital Camera systems. http://media.panavision.com/ScreeningRoom/Screening_Room/Demystifying_Part1_480p.html First part is about pixels and worth watching if you have ever wondered what is resolution and what is a pixel about in the camera domain.
Other · Tech reading
The Palm Pre looks really interesting, not sure it will get me away from lusting after an iPhone – particularly for its OS X integration but I am glad Palm is doing good. Pity they couldn’t do better with the design though, but it looks like it could be comfortable to hold. This is what Scoble has to say about it: Palm did what Nokia, RIM, and Microsoft couldn’t: build a better experience than Apple: “
Computing · OSX · Other · Tech reading · Websites
I don’t think its too late to provide some predictions for 2008, so here are mine. 3D Printers We are going to be seeing a lot more on the subject, although they have been out for a while I think this is going to be the year that we are going to be hearing alot more about 3D printers and 3D printing methods, and seeing a lot more things they can do.
Me · Tech reading
Well some links to books that I want to read ;-) http://800ceoread.com/blog/archives/007183.html “Competitive Strategy” by Michael Porter “Execution” by Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan, and Charles Burck “In Search of Excellence” by Tom Peters and Bob Waterman “Good to Great” by Jim Collins “The Effective Executive” by Peter Drucker http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0735605351/ “Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art” by Steve McConnell “The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable” I am sure this list will get longer…