Writings about Macs, music and more by Kirk McElhearn




The Committed Podcast Talks about Photos


On this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Rob is still away, so Ian Schray and I welcome Tom Penberthy of Avatron. We talk about photos, and Photos – the new Apple app that will replace iPhoto and Aperture. I give an update on my new Mac Pro, and Tom tells us about his new […]

The Committed Podcast Discusses the State of Photograpy


In this week’s episode of The Committed podcast, Ian Schray, Rob Griffiths and I discuss the state of (digital) photography. What kind of cameras do we use? What kind of cameras does one need to take good photos? And what do you do with your digital photos? We also discuss bit rot, App.net, AT&T, and […]

Great Google Satellite Photo of Russell Square, London


Looking for things to do during a trip to London next weekend, I spotted this wonderful photo of Russell Square: It’s hard to tell how high the plane is, but I’m sure someone could work it out, calculating its length compared to the length of a given city block. But it doesn’t look very high.