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Nikon D60 and auto ISO

I got to learn about a useful DSLR feature called auto ISO. A friend brought in his mint Nikon D90 and let me play with it. He had on the Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 HSM macro lens and I was really impressed.  It’s not a D700 but for someone like me […]

He’s nuts, no way around it

Well, this is a Maverick move.  Or maybe Senator McCain is just nuts. “We haven’t heard hide nor hair of Sen. McCain in these negotiations,” said Schumer, chairman of the Senate Banking Committee. “He has not been involved except for an occasional, unhelpful statement, sort of thrown from far away, […]

Good thing Bill Clinton is on our side

Open mouth and insert foot HERE. Earlier Monday, Clinton suggested his wife, Sen. Hillary Clinton, would have been a better political choice for the Democratic VP spot than Joe Biden. CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive – Bill Clinton says Dems shouldn’t attack Palin. Isn’t Bill’s […]

Just trust us, our track record is good

Why would anyone hesitate to give the Bush administration more cash…? The proposal “does not include the necessary safeguards,” said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. She called for “independent oversight, protections for homeowners and constraints on excessive executive compensation.” Paulson urges quick action on $700 billion bailout. This might be […]

Portal’s Still Alive song

Found this while wasting time on reddit.com.  You’d really have to play Valve’s Portal to understand why this music video is very cool. Sung by the computer GLaDOS in one of her more stable moments. My PC is working so I may play some Portal myself tonight.

Vista is consumer crap

So I booted my PC today when I got home today. I had intended to check e-mail before running out. The damn thing won’t boot.  I’m typing this on the kitchen laptop.  It says the registry file is corrupted and I should boot off of my Vista DVD and select […]