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About admin

I'm a Broadcast Video engineer who builds post production and production facilities. I'm also dig photography, scuba diving, Volkswagen Vanagons, skiing, technical writing and a number of other things. This blog will be showing some of those items.

Google vs H.264

Google has shown its hand as being evil. A decade ago, the general public felt the same sting from Microsoft which began a slow, painful, tragically pitiful decline from dominance. The best way to submerge your detractors is to ignore … Continue reading

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The Adobe-Apple Brouhaha

Let’s start with the punch line: Adobe is about to lose control of the proprietary Flash web Macromedia had quietly introduced over the last decade… and they don’t like it. When Macromedia brought Flash along, it was the best way … Continue reading

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How To Kill A Company

When people get laid off from a talent driven Company, Management might believe their layoffs walk out the door, lay down and die. While that would be convenient, what actually happens is the skills they possess stay in the market, … Continue reading

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Microsoft must be run by idiots

Blinding stupidity from Microsoft, supposedly a really smart company. Continue reading

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Bigger Server

You can’t have a big enough server. Mine isn’t. All this is running on a 1GHz Mac G4 DP with Apache, MySQL, PHP5, NetCloak, Mail, WordPress, DNS – for six domains… on a cable modem… under my desk. Talk about … Continue reading

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The Coolant Reservoir

Beware the coolant reservoir level sensor Continue reading

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Metal Fatigue

Alternator brackets need love, too. Continue reading

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Say Hi to Technoblather

Opinions about the technical landscape. Continue reading

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