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.



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 ...


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.


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.


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 ...


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. ...


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.


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, ...



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.



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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