Weekly Twitter Digest: 2010-09-06

  • Hidden modifier tricks in Lightroom: useful! http://ech.cc/btGN4q #
  • Shuffling around drives and installing huge amounts of software on new Mac Pro. Just what I need -- 1-2 days of downtime. :( #
  • The 1TB drive that ships with the July 2010 Mac Pro 12-core is a Western Digital Caviar Black. #
  • This is pretty much how I feel all the time. http://ech.cc/cWVqUh #
  • Someone took my MacBook Pro AC adapter from my house while I was gone. You'd think things would be safe from house guests! #
  • Has anyone tried Rarevision's 5D to RGB transcode tool? Looks very promising, although batch support is a must! http://ech.cc/ao245o #
  • New post: 5th and 6th SATA drives in Mac Pro (mid-2010) http://echeng.com/journal/2010.....-mid-2010/ #
  • New post: Canon 24-105mm F/4L IS USM lens mug http://echeng.com/journal/2010.....-lens-mug/ #
  • 8.4 Million New Yorkers Suddenly Realize New York City A Horrible Place To Live http://onion.com/cHTUHz (via Peter Kim) #
  • Just turned down a photography assignment to Okinawa. Scheduling conflicts cause so much pain... #
  • The Oatmeal: "The crap we put up with getting on and off an airplane" http://theoatmeal.com/comics/airplane #
  • Forget cold fusion. I want cold LCDs so they stop cooking me at my workspace. #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- Auto Targeting Sentry Gun (video 8 of 18) http://youtu.be/RxBa5bQfTGc?a #
  • I liked a YouTube video -- The FPS Shot - Effect Breakdown http://youtu.be/gVhqA3Hi2YY?a #
  • Michelle Rodriguez joining Sea Shepherd on the next southern ocean campaign? http://reelrave.com/news/?p=2971 #
  • I can't believe I didn't sign up for the US Trusted Traveler program years ago! $100 for 5 years of no lines. #
  • Kozyndan just posted a short video of me with a manta at a cleaning station in the Maldives: http://flic.kr/p/8xSwz5 #
  • How do I tell iTunes I never want to hear another Liszt piece again? #
  • Clean install of Final Cut Studio on new Nehalem 12-core Mac Pro results in frequent Final Cut Pro crashes. *sigh* #
  • Pam: "are we becoming the grumpy old people?" me: "happily." (counting "like" usage in theater) #
  • "I don't understand why that's funny." Poor Pam, surrounded by video game people in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (she still enjoyed it). #
  • Bailing out on a wedding reception because they are serving shark fin soup. #
  • Transcoding / deinterlacing from 1080/60i to 1080/60p so I can do 3D using Line by Line Interleaved. Slow, even on 12-core Mac Pro! #
  • @choccobo Awesome! Now, make it in a USB 3.0 dongle or ExpressCard34 so I can use it on the road. Also need hardware ProRes encoder. ;) in reply to choccobo #
  • High Scalability - How will memristors change everything? http://instapaper.com/z4hp7p61z #
  • I just registered domains related to Pam's name. She can't understand why she'll ever need them now, but one day, she will. #
  • Updated Twitter Tools for Wordpress to 2.4 because Twitter now requires oath. http://crowdfavorite.com/wordp.....ter-tools/ #
  • THE PARENTS ARE MEETING!! #
  • WOW. Stereo still image software on Mac OS X is in its infancy. The apps look like Windows apps and barely work. #