Out with the old

Sunday morning. Early March. It’s World Math Day!

According a paper in the British Journal of Social Psychology, it turns out that you can bullshit a bullshitter.

Like David Sparks, I considered selling my iMac Pro when the new M1 Macs came out. But I didn’t and I’m glad. He’s right, it is a great computer, probably the best I’ve ever used, especially for managing large Lightroom catalogs. But it looks like Apple is ramping down production and that’s too bad. Then again, those new M1 iMacs that are just around the corner will give me something to look forward to.

Ahhh, the good old days, according to Gab. (Hey dad, FOTG!)

Woman’s History Month is a good time to check out this book on woman street photographers and to celebrate maybe the greatest in the genere, the enigmatic Vivian Maier. And another of my favorites, Mary Ellen Mark.

And who says iPhones aren’t rugged. This one spent 6 months at the bottom of a lake and it just turned right on.

Getting there

It’s Sunday morning. Today’s word is insouciance.

Tax season will start late this year. But it still ends on April 15th.

Lucas Matney considers the near-future for augmented reality. He says there are only a few minor problems that need to be overcome before it catches on: 1 – the hardware isn’t ready, 2 – the platforms aren’t ready, 3 – developers aren’t ready and 4 – users don’t want it yet.

Baby boomers are forsaking the mall for Amazon.

I prefer black and white photography. I started out taking pictures with Tri-X and lately I’ve been fooling around with some of the Leica monochrome only sensors. There’s something special about black and white. With that stage set, here are the 2020 winners of an international black and white photography contest. Check out all the categories. Landscape, portrait and street are particularly impressive.

And it’s daylight in America. Or at least it is in Utqiagvik – finally.