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The Current State of Printing Things

Technology is constantly progressing. It moves at a mind-blowing pace. Consider that just seven years ago, almost no one had a smartphone. Today, you can look up the price of something in a grocery store with the same device you use to take pictures of your latte art and phone your mum. That became common sometime after the movie Wall-E was released: about the time Barrack Obama took office. iPads and other tablets didn’t start to gain popularity until a year after that. • • • Read More • • •

Apple News: iWatches, iPhones, and iPads (Oh my!)

It has been announced that Apple will be holding an event on September 9th regarding its iPhone line. The timing on this seems about right since we’re approaching one year since the 5S was announced. A lot is expected from Apple this year because tech rumor sites have been carelessly publishing virtually everything anyone says about new iPhones and the rumored “iWatch.” Most of it is utter rubbish. The following is a collection of my thoughts after digesting about as much information as I could stomach on the rumors: • • • Read More • • •

Didactic Diaries: Jeans, Bacon, and Philistines (Oh my!)

I don’t often venture into the field of creative writing, so this post is something of an adventure. A lot of people try to write short stories and other creative pieces that take place within the Biblical narrative and use as characters persons from the same, but I don’t know that I’ve ever seen anyone try to teach Biblical theology through them. Whether this is a good idea or not, I’ll let the reader decide.

What follows is an absurd depiction of something that almost might have happened in the days of King David. The actual story elements are silly (so no one thinks I’m purporting them as real), but I have made a serious attempt to show how David might have understood Scripture and the world. • • • Read More • • •

Busting Frame Rate Myths

This is a throwback post from something I wrote back in 2009. It became pretty popular, especially with gamers and film geeks. Therefore I’ve reposted it below:

Alright, so a lot of junk information is spread about frame rates: What V-Sync does, what resolution does, what the human eye can see at, what monitors can display at. I’m just gonna write something up right now, because all the controversy is bugging me. This post will be split up into a couple sections, and will likely be quite long. • • • Read More • • •

Three Reasons You Shouldn’t Try the OS X Yosemite Open Beta

A beta is a piece of software released to the public despite the fact that people really isn’t ready for public consumption. Betas usually have all the features of the release versions in included, but are also bundled with extra features called “bugs.” There are many reasons why you’d want to try OS X Yosemite before it’s ready, but here are a handful of reasons to convince you to wait until it’s released: • • • Read More • • •

I Don’t Want Options

Given the fact that I’m an American, it might sound crazy that I’m willing to give up a seemingly all-important American value: freedom of choice. But I believe it is possible for choices to become too much to manage. More than that, I believe that this happens with great regularity in the field of software. • • • Read More • • •

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