Apple ][gs & other stuff I geek out about

From the Apple ][gs to rooted HTC Android phones and everything I have obsessed over in between.

Timeline: Steve Jobs, Final Cut and iMovie

timelinebook:

An excerpt from John Buck’s book - Timeline - available at Amazon or Apple.


There are no ifs, buts or maybes

Having delivered a keynote to the Mac faithful in January 1998, Steve Jobs presented the National Association of Broadcasters conference keynote address in Las Vegas.

oldhollywood:

Akira Kurosawa sets up the shot of Toshiro Mifune’s death in Throne of Blood (1957) (via)
“In order to write scripts, you must first study the great novels and dramas of the world. You must consider why they are great. Where does the emotion come from that you feel as you read them? What degree of passion did the author have to have, what level of meticulousness did he have to command, in order to portray the characters and events as he did? You must read thoroughly, to the point where you can grasp all these things.”
-Kurosawa, Something Like an Autobiography 

oldhollywood:

Akira Kurosawa sets up the shot of Toshiro Mifune’s death in Throne of Blood (1957) (via)

“In order to write scripts, you must first study the great novels and dramas of the world. You must consider why they are great. Where does the emotion come from that you feel as you read them? What degree of passion did the author have to have, what level of meticulousness did he have to command, in order to portray the characters and events as he did? You must read thoroughly, to the point where you can grasp all these things.”

-Kurosawa, Something Like an Autobiography 

Is the Era of the Motorcycle Over?

Are motorcycles being replaced as love objects by electronic desirables, mostly those made by Apple?

The Android phone debate

This pretty much sums up my internal arguments regarding the state of high end Android phones

Prototype from 2007: 3G MacBook?

Back to Bamf after Cyanogenmod for months and months. Cm is the best AOSP out but still suffers from stubborn bugs.

Back to Bamf after Cyanogenmod for months and months. Cm is the best AOSP out but still suffers from stubborn bugs.