Category: technology

Gnomon Know-how

By UrbanAnthropod, June 21, 2010 1:15 pm
Half of the astrological predictor

Half of the astrological predictor

Celebrating Summer Solstice
What better way to celebrate the summer solstice than to celebrate various gnomons. While most will flock to ancient celestial calendar structures, like Stonehenge, there are more recent structures in the world that harness the Sun for time-keeping and astrological predictions. The sun and the moon have always played important roles when we …

My tracks

By UrbanAnthropod, May 24, 2010 7:59 am

Google has announced that they will be open sourcing the My Tracks app for android devices. Anyone familiar with this blog will note that some entries are accompanied with maps and GPS traces. Additionally, I’ve provided GPX and or KMZ files that accompany my strolls. The fact that Google is releasing this app under an …

Olympus Pen

By UrbanAnthropod, May 17, 2010 10:36 pm
E-PL1 test shot

E-PL1 test shot

My first dSLR was an Olympus E500. It was a great camera. It was inexpensive and came with 2 lenses. I was won over by the 4/3 industry standard. I was very hopeful that the adoption of 4/3 as a standard across many companies would result in diversity in the lens market. This idea never …

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