Monthly Archives: September 2013

Not your father’s yacht racing…

Congratulations to Oracle Team USA on winning their America’s Cup defense. When you think of the America’s Cup, if you think of this: …think again! Advertisements

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3D Design for Everyone

Last Sunday night I finally taught myself how to use the free 3D design software, SketchUp.  It’s pretty cool.  It took me about 30 min to watch a few video tutorials and get the hang of it, and another hour and … Continue reading

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iOS 7 after 48 hours. I’m still left flat.

So I also updated my iPad 2 and spent the weekend playing with iOS 7 on both phone and tablet, and the experience reinforced my initial impressions.  For the phone form factor, the new OS is definitely harder to read … Continue reading

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September Evening Sky

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iOS 7. Eh.

So I installed iOS 7 on my iPhone overnight, and I have to say the absence of Steve Jobs is showing. The new OS is pretty good, and there are some really useful new features, but Jobs would not have … Continue reading

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Unsettled Skies over South Boston

… as a cold front pushes tropical air toward the Atlantic ocean.

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Hundred year flooding in Boulder, Colorado continues

Talk about a tough natural disaster — major flooding in a mountainous region. Mudslides, roads completely destroyed, widespread flooding, really hard to travel anywhere. Two hundred and fifty-three people are missing. “Military helicopter airlift to begin as soon as the … Continue reading

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