As you may remember (see "seven days in USA" post if you don't or just don't know), I'm spending my holiday vacations in Orlando, Florida. I went to Walt Disney's Animals Kingdom for a full day. I didn't know what to expect and was anxiously returning for a second time. But what I found was... Continue Reading →
This is my top ten wishes for the upcoming year. In no particular order. Close my Facebook account. Enough of this shit. Seriously. See Trump Resign. Or impeached. Just too much of him, from day one. Travel to Hawaii. Never been there. And take pictures, lots of them.Replace my iPhone 7. This upcoming fall or... Continue Reading →
This is the time of the year where we look back and ask what was good, what was bad. This is certainly the case for Apple. Here is a brief rundown. Tom's Guide: Apple in 2018: Where It Triumphed, And Where It Flopped. Summary: good on the hardware side (iPad Pro, iPhone XR), bad on... Continue Reading →
Great and disturbing story "How Much of the Internet Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually". Where does that leave us? I’m not sure the solution is to seek out some pre-Inversion authenticity — to red-pill ourselves back to “reality.” What’s gone from the internet, after all, isn’t “truth,” but trust: the sense... Continue Reading →
In this photo processing session, I wanted to create a darker look of a grim street downtown Montreal. The final result is not a pure black & white picture. All this processing has been done with Snapseed (again).
I wish I could draw like this. My father was an architect and he was able to do this with pretty much everything. I watched him countless times. I do have a certain talent but I didn't push it. Maybe when I retire, I'll spend the time it takes.
Currently spending a week in the US for New Years eve vacation.
Reading this excellent article by David Barnard "Gaming The App Store" I find it surprising that scams like these ones exposed by Mr. Barnard keep happening today. What is Apple doing with their teams to fix this mess? If Apple is really serious about customer satisfaction, great user experience and high quality standards, why the... Continue Reading →