Interesting article on commoditization. Microsoft did it pretty well in the PC era, while Sun shot itself in the foot by trying to commoditize both hardware & software. Wonder what happens in the mobile computing (smartphone\tablet\netbook) era. Will the app marketplaces do the trick?
A very handy tool to analyse the different parameters of your photograph.
“ExposurePlot (former FocalPlot) is a new free utility that analyzes your usage of the focal length of your lenses (jpeg only), show charts for ISO, aperture and shutterspeed.Great to determine which lens you ‘really’ need, or which lens did you actually use on the trip to the mountains.”
“We approach most of what we do with one of two types of goals: what I call be-good goals, where the focus is on proving that you have a lot of ability and already know what you’re doing, and get-better goals, where the focus is on developing your ability and learning a new skill. It’s the difference between wanting to show that you are smart vs. wanting to get smarter.”