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09 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

The NY Times’ Best Digital Cameras under $300

The list is out… NY Times’ David Pogue is at it again with a brief basic but insightful review of the latest and best Digital still cameras almost everyone could afford. From the new touch screens, to special effects… like the ability to paste one picture onto another right on your camera, to a sensor […]

06 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

DV Prompter for iPad

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Timing is everything…. Bodelin Technologies creator of the ProPrompter announced today a cool portable prompter for small DV cameras using the iPad!!  The new device, the PorPrompter HDi, is to be released this month at NAB 2010 in Vegas. “Our award winning ProPrompter HD now holds the revolutionary iPad, safe and secure, goes anywhere your […]

05 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

iPad is here! See Your Website.

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Latest news report that about 700,000 people have already bought the iPad. My only wish… When is Apple going to get on board with Flash. Just like the iPhone, the iPad would show pretty much everything except for Flash applications,  and that means no Flash video players like YouTube unless they provide a compatible Quicktime […]

03 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

H. Edward Roberts


I was reading the NY Times this morning, and learned about H. Edward Roberts. “Not many people in the computer world remembered H. Edward Roberts, not after he walked away from the industry more than three decades ago to become a country doctor in Georgia. Bill Gates remembered him, though.” Starts off the NY Times […]

01 April 2010 ~ 0 Comments

WordPress for Journalists


Recently enjoyed teaching a Worpdress, and a Backpack Digital Journalism workshop at Rice University in Houston as part of NAHJ’s Region 5 conference. We reviewed WP’s basics, how to set-up a news driven site at WordPress.com, and what it takes to move to your own hosted WordPress where you may have a higher customization level […]

01 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Google is now “Topika”


Yes, it’s true effective today Google has changed it’s name to “Topeka” in honor of Topeka, Kansas that change its name to Google, Kansas.  Confused? Here’s What Topeka, formerly known as Google has to say (from Google’s official blog): A different kind of company name 4/01/2010 12:01:00 AM Early last month the mayor of Topeka, […]

01 April 2010 ~ 1 Comment

Have we been replaced? ABC “hires” robot reporters


When I saw this I just had to laugh.  A $7.8 million dollar investment!! What do you think? ABC NEWS GOES ROBOTIC ABC News has purchased 28 “Madcat” robotic photographic units from BBN Technologies, a division of Raytheon, for an estimated $7.84 million. Some of the units will initially be assigned to European-based “one-man-band” news […]

31 March 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Google Maps How-To Videos

Just playing around with Google maps. I created this one with a series of photos of a student journalism project covering the Cesar Chavez march in San Antonio. I used a Canon Power Shot with an Eye-Fi Geo-tagging card.  The Eye-Fi card is able to wireless transmit the photos to my laptop, and up to […]

20 May 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Mapt test

30 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

HHS’s website getting 50million hits. W …


HHS’s website getting 50million hits. Webcast today 1pm EST/12NOON San Antonio: Citizens to ask Questions: http://tinyurl.com/dgycsy