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Mako on Fly - San Diego 2019

The mako shark is one of the fastest and most ferocious fish in the sea. They can swim up to 69 km/h (42 mph) and jump 6m (20 feet) in the air. There two species, the shortfin (Isurus oxyrinchus) a...

Yosemite 2019

Went for a two day trip to Yosemite National Park, staying at Yosemite Cedar Lodge. It is such a magnificent place. Wish I had more time there to take photos.

macOS Install

It seemed like a good idea to remove all the accumulated rubbish on my MacBook Pro and install what I really needed. Here are the steps:

Intel NUC8i7BEH

Impressed by the Intel NUC8i7BEH. It went together easily, requiring only a Philips head. Installed Ubuntu linux and it is pretty fast and quiet.

Electronics Flea Market

On the second weekend of Mar-Sep, the Electronics Flea Market runs in the carpark of Fry’s Electronics, Sunnyvale CA. I arrived at 8am because I thought I might be the only one there at the startin...

Death of a Canon S120

I really liked my Canon S120 but it met its demise by being drowned in coffee. Replaced it with a very similar Canon G9X mk II which has a larger, 1” sensor. From my limited time with the new camer...