Still another historic moment.
A Guide to Buying a DSLR Camera
The greatest hurdle for me in getting started with photography was in the very beginning, when I was overwhelmed by the choices of cameras and all the different numbers and terminology, such as ISO, F/#, or 55 mm focal length. I’ve learned a lot through experience and articles, so I’d like to share what I learned for those who are just starting out.
The most basic tool you need in photography is the camera, so we’ll be covering some important...
Abstract: This tutorial covers the creation of a basic CRUD web application (read: blog) using Clojure. The technologies covered here include Compojure, Ring, Hiccup, JDBC, MySQL, Apache, and Tomcat. Development is done on Mac OS X 10.8.5, and deployment is done on a VPS with Ubuntu 12.04 installed.
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I successfully passed my Ph. D. defense about three months ago, on June 3, 2013. Though a rather momentous occasion and a cause for celebration, I did not feel compelled to write a post about it, partly because there was just so many things going on, but also partly because I just wanted to be done. The Ph. D. wasn’t over at that point, and so having only an incomplete view of what the degree entailed, I did not want to write.
It is a widely accepted fact that nothing in research goes...
This was my last day here. I slept well, but woke up about an hour before my 8:45 alarm. My throat was feeling a little better. On the day I arrived, Mrs. Bindewald showed me the bathtub where bluish water was kept heated. From what I read before coming, the Japanese custom was to shower and clean oneself before soaking in the bathtub. I had been meaning to try it when I got the chance, but this morning the tub was drained. Even with the extra time, I didn’t have the patience (or...