A number of years ago, before the world of social media, the idea of having a friend that you met online and never in person, was considered weird. In fact, many dismissed any friendships I had from the internet as not being real. Can you imagine? Well, as someone that has been a netizen since the beginning, and even before that a citizen in the BBS realm, I can promise you these friendships may have a different dynamic, but can be every bit as real as an in-person friendship. … [Read more...] about Online Friends Are Real
I love the internet. No really, I LOVE the internet. It provides commerce, education, music, video, and tools for me and most of the connected world. The food I provide for my family is paid for by the work that I do on the internet. I am usually not keen to get too political on my little slice of the net here, but I would ask that you view the following short video about the Stop Online Piracy and the Protect Intellectual Property acts. This is a real eye opener. PROTECT IP / SOPA … [Read more...] about SOPA and Protect IP Are Scary
EXTRA! EXTRA! Read all about it!!! This just in..... The world is shrinking! The world is shrinking! Wait a moment.... It isn't shrinking? Ok, well it certainly seems to be based on how fast I just received my new Hoya 77mm UV filters from Amazon.com. On Monday, August 2nd I realized that I had forgotten to purchase 2 new lens filters for my Nikon 28-70mm f/2.8 AF-S and my Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 VR which I was planning on lugging along on my trip to Boston later that week. The problem was, I … [Read more...] about Amazon.com Shipping is FAST for Photography Equipment!!!