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RAW vs. JPEG: what does RAW mean, and what good is shooting RAW? (with examples)

RAW vs. JPEG: what does RAW mean, and what good is shooting RAW? (with examples)

Photographers are a very diverse category of people. Some shoot to capture memories forever. Some shoot for the joy of...
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Gillette: get woke, go broke? How Gillette’s “woke” advertisement stifled their parent company’s growth

Gillette: get woke, go broke? How Gillette’s “woke” advertisement stifled their parent company’s growth

Get woke, go broke? Some have argued that Gillette's parent company benefited from the Gillette ad, citing the spike in...
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Gab’s Dissenter receives your entire browsing history; bonus: it can be tied to your unique user ID

Gab’s Dissenter receives your entire browsing history; bonus: it can be tied to your unique user ID

I fully support the intent behind Gab's Dissenter platform. The ability to comment on any website is a wonderful move...
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ISPs: Tired of being sued for not disconnecting repeat infringers? Implement my DMCA compliance policy!

ISPs: Tired of being sued for not disconnecting repeat infringers? Implement my DMCA compliance policy!

My comment in response to a Slashdot post about Charter being sued for not "disconnecting repeat infringers" with DMCA takedown...
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“No, This Doesn’t Look Filmic” – Shooting log, flat, and LUTs all suck

“No, This Doesn’t Look Filmic” – Shooting log, flat, and LUTs all suck

Shooting log, shooting flat, using LUTs, turning down the contrast...stop doing these things! Unless you have a 10-bit capable camera,...
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Win 38 cities and you become President; or, why the electoral college matters

Win 38 cities and you become President; or, why the electoral college matters

UPDATE (2019-05-03): It has been pointed out to me that elections in cities do not typically lean so heavily to...
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“No, that’s not how it started.”

“No, that’s not how it started.”

This is a comment I found on SoylentNews that I'd hate to lose. It's a truth-bomb dropped on the whole...
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PayPal Purge: A Precursor to a United States Social Credit System?

PayPal Purge: A Precursor to a United States Social Credit System?

In the video above, I discuss the Patreon Purge, the duopoly overlords Visa and MasterCard that are most likely to...
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Elaborating on FIPNA: why it’s needed and why money intermediates shouldn’t have freedom of association

Elaborating on FIPNA: why it’s needed and why money intermediates shouldn’t have freedom of association

This was written in response to a comment on YouTube from someone who was trying to understand my FIPNA (Financial...
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Windows 10 is hard to support because it’s inconsistent and settings keep vanishing

Windows 10 is hard to support because it’s inconsistent and settings keep vanishing

(This was left in response to a video called "Why Microsoft Can't Design a Consistent Windows") They CAN offer a...
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