, os x
Google Refine is a power tool for working with messy data, cleaning it up, transforming it from one format into another, extending it with web services, and linking it to databases. This is cool.
[ kw: analysis
A google docs spreadsheet of hundreds of TED talks
[ kw: ted
"The trouble with the Kindle is that for all its vaunted modernity, itís really a backward-looking device. So is the eInk technology at its heart. Both are aimed at creating an experience close to paper. But thatís not the Future of Reading."
[ kw: amazon
A free alternative to the very good Airfoil
[ kw: mac
A great bunch of photo tips for developing technique and getting better in 2010
[ kw: photography
Lessons, tips, videos -- a really great guitar resource
[ kw: guitar
Found via link from yesterday, a great solution for listening to pandora and sending to last.fm for record-keeping.
[ kw: last.fm
Very good description of setting default camera-specific develop settings in LR2. I have not worked much with this yet, but this tutorial has me thinking that it is time to do so for my own Pentax.
[ kw: lightroom
Stata, Sociology and Culture. Brayden is right: Bitchinest soc blog title in a long while.
[ kw: code
Some 3rd party lenses use ID numbers that duplicate Pentax lens IDs, and this causes confusion for photo software. A bit of perl magic rewrites the IDs with unique text descriptions.
[ kw: code