The electorate has chosen a Labor leader who locked his party’s utopian...– Paul Sheenhan on the Australian election results
If there’s anything more metal than breaking multiple copyright laws at...– Hacking Guitar Hero
the art life: Vote Early, Vote Often →
A run down of the arts policies of the players in Saturday’s election. Just in case you needed a reason beyond, y’know, Howard being Lord Douche Bag of the Douche Dominion.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (thanks, USA Today), 43 percent of...– Sick leave Becomes an Election Issue
[Economic Individualism is] the astounding belief that the wickedest of men will...– Lord Keynes
Being Stubborn (Menu Bar Tint) →
Menu Bar Tint draws a grayscale color gradient over your menu bar, making your newly opaque menu bar feel more at home among all the other user interface elements in Mac OS X. And if you feel like going wild with colors, you’re free to do so, too.
FCP6 Export Bug
My buddy Frederic Haubrich sent me a report on some issues they are facing with DVCPRO HD in Final Cut Pro 6 - namely that exporting a self contained QT of DVCPRO HD material gets the aspect ratio screwed up. He discusses the bug in detail, and some possible fixes. — Mike at HD For Indies I can confirm that this bug is NOT limited to DVCProHD. The route cause is the black single frame at...
More & more, I am appreciating that I am no longer trading my time for money. I am being paid to make good decisions. Making good decisions is hard. It takes experience, reflection, intuition and lots of thinking. Days like today make me really appreciate why I am being paid to make good decisions. I made a call a few weeks ago to preempt the Client on the off-chance they would chuck a curve...
Now, the article that I gave publisher “C” is actually a part of my own book in...– Copyright Matters at Piocchio Theory. Translation: There are butt monkeys everywhere trying to take your copyright. Fuckers
Animation Backgrounds... →
Weirdly obsessive. Thanks Ian.
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So I’ve decided to try an experiment: I’m going to start using Tumbler rather than blogger. Mostly because this blog has changed to my ranting about post and personal issues to links to other things. So you may want to start reading the tumblr blog instead of this one. I promise I’ll post more frequently. http://blimpsarecool.tumblr.com/
Shake and Quicklook
So today I was thinking - how hard would it be to write a quicklook plugin for Shake files? I mean, shake files are pretty darn easy to parse (they’re text files right)… I even started doing some basic shell coding piping in file paths to the qlmanage command line… But there are kind of two separate issues that slowed me down: 1. What file should the quicklook preview? The...
Google’s basic goal in life is to drive the cost of everything in the...– (Fake) Steve Jobs on the Google Android.