Atom the hackable text editor

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Today I ran across a text editor over on GitHub called Atom that is just absolutely amazing in my book. It is also worth pointing out that there are a number of cross platform release such a Debian, Windows, Mac and more. I would suggest that if Atom sounds like something that you may be interested in then you should spend some time reading over the documentation. First Run Once you have installed Atom and you open it for the first time you are presented a dialog that both introduces Atom and what you can do with Atom. The latter …

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Street photography the ladies edition

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Street photography can be rewarding and it can at times be confrontational. I will say for me personally it has been a mixed experience as some people do not mind having a photograph taken whereas other people clearly prefer that no photographs are taken of them. I typically ask for permission, when feasible, otherwise I just stand back and snap photographs without impacting those around me. Being invisible is important because the last thing you want to do is come off as weird or obnoxious. In my opinion, a candid photograph of a person carrying out their lives is so …

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Su Jeong Yoo Photo Shoot

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This year my sister in law Su Jeong from Korea visited us for a few weeks. I had told here early on that I had picked up photography and I was wanting to perform a number of photo shoot sessions. Once Su Jeong was at my home and seeing that I was serious initially was a little nervous about the idea, but the truth is I was a bit nervous as well. Within ten minutes or so, we both settled in and I was able to capture some great photographs. Give these photos a look and let me know what …

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First experience at Dragon Con in Atlanta, Georgia

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This year I thought I would stretch outside of my comfort zone and attend a conference that I never had before. Yes, I spent Labor Day weekend at the world famous Dragon Con event. Downtown Atlanta was very busy and there were a number of conferences taking place, but I must admit that I had a good time and the people attending the conference we very fun and approachable. In fact, the cosplayers put a great deal of effort into making their costumes. There we so many people that I saw that obviously take pride in their craftsmanship and it …

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Manage the pain in the rear passwords

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At this time no matter where you turn you likely require a password. For this reason you need a way to manage those passwords in order to prevent others from accessing your private data or worse making it much more difficult for you password to be cracked if a service you use is ever breached. Of course, we all know that no service is ever breached and if you believe that then the safest password for you is Password1. Now if you are old school, you could always use the The Personal Internet Address & Password Log Book. Of course, …

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