Archive for October, 2010

Final Election Push

It’s a few days before election day. So what exactly is at stake?

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Clonezilla update

A while back I posted about moving from Ghost to Clonezilla. Many months have passed, and after using it to roll out a bit less than a hundred computers, I thought I’d give an update.

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Anti-Union Sentiment Redux

Several Jimmy John’s restaurants may unionize. It’s always fun to peruse the reader comments in Star Tribune stories, if you are wondering what the great mass of Christine O’Donnell conservatives are thinking, and this story is no different: several commenters claim that they will no longer patronize Jimmy John’s if they unionize. Like much conservative thought, I don’t get it.

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Using fill flash and Lightroom presets

Julia and I walked along the Root River Trail in Lanesboro on Friday, and I of course brought my camera. I took the opportunity to experiment with fill flash for lightening the subject (in this case, Julia) in front of a brightly-lit background. I also had some fun with some effects presets in Lightroom when I was doing the post-processing. Examples under the jump…

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