From a technical repair class in high school to a full time internship as tech specialist, building computers has been a long-time hobby of mine. I recently decided the time had come to build a high performance computer from the ground up for my own purposes, ultra spec gaming. Below, I will walk you through a high level overview of the steps I took and how easy it actually was to build what my girlfriend would consider her worst enemy in subsequent days.
For a while now I have been wanting to get into street photography. I am fortunate enough to carry an un-obtrusive camera such as the Fujifilm X-Pro1 which allows me to get candid shots of subjects on the street without intimidating them. Below, are ten of my favorite shots of the day.
I applied some grain and a high pass filter to get that punchiness. Thanks for joining and please let me know what you think. Take a look at the shots after the line break...
Welcome to the first post of a series called “profiles.” Here, I will try to understand people for who they are as well as what they do and give you a preview of our interaction. Read more after the break>>>
I recently came across a start-up watch company called Ziiiro. They have a very interesting design. This company got funded by Kickstarter users. For this particular model, time is read by looking at the rotating translucent color disks. Read more after the break>>>
The Brain - willamette.edu
Do you believe in Karma? Karma is commonly elevated to a level of magical illusion given the outcome of an event as it correlates to past events. When an outcome is in question, every other parameter is quickly dismissed and the event is classified as good or bad Karma... Read more after the break>>>
What better way to test a new camera than with real life anime characters? I recently received the Fujifilm X-Pro1 camera and have been very excited to test it out in the "field." Coincidentally, I ran into the Anime Boston 2012 event and was able to test the X-Pro1 with great subjects. Read more after the break>>>
Expansion of the Universe
Most of us start with the question: "why are we here?" Unfortunately, unless an advanced alien form shows up in our planet or God descends from the heavens to bring us death, we will never find an answer to that. Now that we know we simply happen to be here, a more fruitful way to cope with the existential dilemma would be to try to find purpose by answering a finite question: "I'm here, so what should I do to be happy?" Read more after the break>>>
There are many articles out there on how to survive in college. I am hoping to provide a different perspective as I reflect on what I have learned during my undergraduate years. Please feel free share your experiences by commenting below.
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MIT Media Lab (Credit: BOND Brothers)
Wow... I recently had the opportunity to participate in a corporate partnership event at the MIT Media Lab. The event was held to introduce areas of research, give a basic tour and to present what the institution has to offer to corporate members. Read more after the break>>>
Fujifilm X-Pro1 with 35mm f/1.4 Lens
After the wild success of its predecessor, the X100, it was obvious that Fujifilm had something much bigger in store. With the recently announced X Pro1 camera, Fujifilm now caters to the higher end "Pro" market. Read more after the break>>>