OK Google, What Happened on November 8th?

Losing 50% of organic traffic There is something wrong with my blog visitor statistics since November 8. I didn't know what it is until yesterday. I could not recall any change in my writing habits or in any WordPress settings. Google Search console did show a clear drop on that day. Google Search console Twitter... Continue Reading →

Apple Quote of the Day

Consider the release of the 16" MacBook Pro (look for my own observations here for context). Now, here is a quote of the day that I find of particular interest: Apple listens strategically, but acts tactically Dan Moren writing for MacWorld. Mr. Moren's take on Apple's strategy is spot on. Apple does listen when required. Actions... Continue Reading →

The Lightroom CC Update we are Waiting for

The November update of Lightroom CC brought support for iPadOS 13. Included was the ability to import photos from Files.app like shown below. But is this the best Adobe could do? Well, if you compare to what we do on our traditional computers, there is an even quicker way. By just inserting a storage device... Continue Reading →

Steve Jobs was Right

Yep, Steve Jobs was right. On so many things. It took longer than he expected, but Steve Jobs was right. Over the past decade, for most people, in most use cases, phones killed the P.C. To get work done, now you just use a big phone — which Apple happens to call an iPad.Farhad Manjoo... Continue Reading →

App Store Features Montreal’s Metro

Apple's App Store editorial team recently ran a story about photographing indoor urban landscapes. To my surprise, after peeking inside for a few moments, I started to recognize some of the scenes: Montreal's metro stations. The story was about highlighting a popular and well-done photo processing app: Darkroom. You can read a small review of... Continue Reading →

At IBM: Mac vs PC

At IBM: Mac vs PC must have been an intense discussion subject in recent years. Tidbits is reporting today: "IBM Finds Its Mac Users to Be More Productive Than PC Users". In particular, something caught my attention: The study also found greater employee satisfaction and retention. Mac users are 17% less likely to leave the... Continue Reading →

My Blogging Year in Review

For my blogging year in review, I want to look back and write about a few milestones, about what went well and what didn’t. Quite a lot happened as I restarted this blog after three years on hiatus. Let’s talk numbers I wrote and published 461 posts for a total of more than 95 000... Continue Reading →

Here is the latest addition to the photo legend series. Enjoy. I wasn't flying on a plane. I was simply standing on one of the many volcanos in Hawaii. This is what I could see through my camera at this time. These clouds, the sky was so inspiring at this very moment. If you really... Continue Reading →

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