Playing with Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 Lens

July 22, 2010 by · 4 Comments
Filed under: Photography, Tech 

This isn’t meant to be an authoritative review—for that, you can go to Ken Rockwell’s review of the Tokina 11-16mm lens, or any of the other myriad articles that come up in Google (or Bing). I’m just posting some explorations and my own experience with the new lens (new to me that is).

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Twice-Baked Mother Board (or Refried Logic of my MacBook Pro)

July 6, 2010 by · 9 Comments
Filed under: Apple, Coeur d'Alene, Tech 

Refried MacBook Pro Logic Board

Wondering what pairs best with a refried MacBookPro logic board? Well, just in case you were, my suggestion would be a 2008 Viognier from Coeur d’Alene Cellars (full-disclosure: they are a client of mine and they keep me supplied). I would also recommend as an après-bake maybe a Merlot. I happened to have the remains of a 2007 Hogue Genesis Merlot that filled in quite nicely. I needed it as I was In the process of baking my MBP logic board for the second time.

This is a follow-up article to my 4/27/10 Cooking The Books post for those who might be wondering how long a baked mother board lasts…

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