I found several negatives from when I was scanning family photos – I had set them aside in an envelope to make sure I did not forget them when I sent the scanned photos back. Which is where they remained after I sent the scanned photos back. Continue reading “Old photos and negatives”
After 8k+ images including ‘overclocking’ the resolution for thousands of archival scans, and nearly 6 years of service (the photosensitive bar is actually expected to survive only a couple of years at specification) we are retiring the flatbed scanner, and replacing it with something able to do film. Continue reading “New scanner”
Last week we hosted graduate students for a cheese and beverages night, then we had a day to clean up and shift gears before hosting a house guest for the weekend and Monday. And now I am pretty much peopled out. Continue reading “Busy week/end”
It is super-secure. So secure I have no idea what you sent to me
So if you want to get in touch, send e-mail to WremovethisSAEWYC AT gmail DOT com. And you can use the public key id DBD9D699 for that address. Or pretty much anything @ saewyc dot ca.
There are a surprising number of things which get subsumed under the broad term ‘cleaning.’ It is so much more than washing and wiping. Continue reading “Cleaning”
When I first started coding *anything*, it was generally a team event with a lot of giggling and pimply-faced nerd humour, and the noise of the teletype hammering away. Later it was a solo affair with milk-crates loaded with cassettes providing a progressively stranger and louder mix of music, emphasis on strange. Slowly the lights and people and noise and stuph have been paring away – now even the quiet jazz is too distracting, and I miss my pre-dawn sessions before crawling into bed to ignore the normal humans.