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Fixing Corrupted Project File in iMovie

This isn’t new information, but it’s good information: how to fix the dreaded problem of a corrupted project file.

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Thirty-Two

A nice little pick-me-up today: I went to buy some new clothes and had to go down a size in jeans to a 32. Last year I lost 30 pounds thanks to diet (Weight Watchers Online, i.e., “Forget Atkins, Just East Sensibly and Control Your Portions”) and exercise (riding my bike to work), and went ...

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Benjamin Warner Fleishman

My friend and officemate Glenn Fleishman is now a dad! Please welcome Benjamin Warner Fleishman to the world. (Click for larger images.)    Updated: Glenn has posted more pictures, including one of yours truly demonstrating the proper Boppie technique to the new parents.

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Unpatched PCs Compromised in 20 Minutes

Again, why do I use a Mac? Study: Unpatched PCs compromised in 20 minutes. Look, this isn’t a “my computer is better than your computer” issue anymore… if you value your data or security at all (and you should!), the insecurity of Windows is just unacceptable.

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RealNetworks Selling Songs to Be Played on iPods

Here’s an interesting article from the New York Times: RealNetworks Plans to Sell Songs to Be Played on iPods. What’s interesting is that a key piece of information isn’t being reported, but the PR spin clearly is. The article states: Tomorrow, without Apple’s authorization, RealNetworks will start to give away software that will allow people ...

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Working at Seattle Public Library

<img src="http://www.jeffcarlson.com/blog/images/spl_sm.jpg" width="125" height="94" border="0" hspace="3" alt=" Seattle Public Library” align=”right”>I’m spending the morning in downtown Seattle, so I’ve claimed a desk at the new Seattle Public Library, designed by Rem Koolhaas. It’s a great structure, even if it’s a little out of place downtown – but that makes it more appealing to me, frankly. ...

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Bottle Cap Tripod

A tripod is an invaluable aid when shooting, but sometimes a real pain to carry around. Enter the Bottle Cap Tripod for Digital Camera from Japan, a gizmo that lets you mount a camera on a water or soda bottle with 28.5 to 20.5 mm diameter.

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Editing 30 fps @ 140 mph

If you thought that carrying a PowerBook gave you the ability to edit on location, check out Geek My Ride, a Final Cut editing system built into a Lexus IS300. This concept car at Macworld Expo in Boston was put to the test by five editors, who were given 90 minutes in the hot seat, ...

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Camcorderinfo.com

I don’t know why I haven’t run across this before, but if you’re looking for a resource to help you choose which kind of camcorder to buy, check out Camcorderinfo.com.

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Hooray!

Honestly, it shouldn’t have even gotten this far, but I’m happy to see that the atrocity known as the effort to Constitutionally ban same-sex marriage has failed: CNN.com – Senate rejects move to ban same-sex marriage.

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