Sep 22, 2018
I’m not sure about Apple, anymore
I’ve been a devoted Apple user for 20 years, dating back to when Apple devices were relatively rare. Apple’s lineup has been uninspiring in recent years. I’ve been holding onto aging devices, and I’m considering a change.
Aug 24, 2018
Playing with sparklines
Edward Tufte’s sparklines provide an elegantly simple way to convey trends when the individual data values aren’t the point.
Aug 17, 2018
Another new, old film camera
My Nikon FE had to take a week off for repair. Luckily, I recently bought yet another film camera.
Jul 26, 2018
Edward Tufte’s Presenting Data and Information course recap
“The da Vinci of data” was in Portland for a one-day course on data visualization, cartography, statistics, presentations, and more. I had high expectations; Tufte surpassed them.
Jun 30, 2018
Tarkovsky’s Andrei Rublev
This film, unlike many that receive the title, is truly epic. It’s one of the few films I own, and I’ve been lucky enough to see it once on the big screen at the Portland Film Festival. A restored version is about to be released to both theaters and video.