Month: September 2007

I don’t have $5000 to spend on a digital camera, but I hope that Nikon can move the key technology from the D3 to lower cost cameras ASAP. Cliff Mautner Photography: 9-23-2007 Nikon D3 Test Drive!!!!!!! WOW

The WSJ has a nice profile of chef Ivan Orkin, [Trying to Out-Noodle the Japanese – WSJ.com ]who has opened a ramen restaurant, Ivan Ramen, in Setagaya. I hope to make it over there and try a bowl.

Fascinating look at how the Chinese Foreign Ministry and Chinese consulate in Japan pressures NHK to alter their coverage of China in Japan. This is due to a Chinese government website which had revealed classified information online. After this [NHK] …

Secrets out in the open Read More »

Some of you may remember a popular post I had earlier this year called “the cost of monoculture” which looked at the de-facto monopoly that Microsoft Internet Explorer has in South Korea for a number of historical and technical reasons. …

an update on the cost of monoculture Read More »

Hi everyone- for those of you who keep regular backups, I’d love to hear what/how you do that. My challenge is that I have 2 machines (work MacBookPro, personal Powerbook) and separate drives for media (I keep my iTunes library …

backup strategies? Read More »