My review of the Sigma DP1 (Mini-review)

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I just got a Sigma DP1 last week. I was lucky enough to get my hand on one of the very limited supply of DP1s in the US (as of this post, DP1 are out of stock at Amazon, BHPhotoVideo and Adorama). But I just sold it on ebay. Why ? I really wanted to… Read more »

I am scared

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After you watch the following clip, I’d like you to imagine looking up a hill, the sun is in your eyes, and seeing three of those quadrupeds walk down towards you… Quadruped, gun mounted Terminators centaurs anyone ?

Using Rockband XBox 360 instruments/controllers on a Mac

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This could very well be the geekiest post and endeavor I ever did. I don’t even play Rockband much nor am I a musician (other than playing the bass guitar very occasionally). While Rockband and Guitar Hero probably do nothing to encourage kids to pick up a real instrument, I thought it’d be fun to… Read more »

Haikus from the nineties

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A while ago, again, I wrote a few haiku and so did my parents. They’re probably not in the right form but it didn’t matter then and it doesn’t really matter now. An automatic english translation follows which I had initially intended to correct then but decided not to, since I felt it added to… Read more »

Snow

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Bored at the airport, waiting for my flight home to Boston, ego-searching, I stumbled on an old web site of mine. I can’t remember why but sometime in the late nineties, I decided to write an additional chapter to Saint Exupery The Little Prince. And so here it is, in French for now: – Regarde,… Read more »

Photo Gallery Statistics

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At home in Provence for a few days, I decided to code a few things. Here is one, a statistics page for my gallery, powered by ZenPhoto, which shows a few different charts such as this one: I am using the rather new Google Chart API to generate the charts.

Boston Auto Show

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Nothing out of the ordinary lately, as the first snow settles on the streets of Boston. I went to the Boston Auto Show recently and snapped a few pictures of the Nissan GT-R, the Dodge Challenger SRT and the Audi R8 (highlight of the show but bleh, IMHO):