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Monthly Archives: May, 2013

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results – Albert Einstein

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results – Albert Einstein

How to hack your Unlock the Secret “Pro” Features of Your Canon Point-and-Shoot with CHDK

Whitson Gordon

Unlock the Secret "Pro" Features of Your Canon Point-and-Shoot with CHDK

You don’t need to spend thousands of dollars on a camera just for features like motion sensing, time lapse, RAW images, and control over exposure and shutter speeds. If you have a simple Canon point-and-shoot, you can customize it with these features and a whole lot more using the CHDK enhancement.

CHDK stands for the Canon Hacker’s Development Kit, and it’s a firmware enhancement that adds a ton of new features—particularly those available on more expensive, professional DSLRs—to Canon point-and-shoot cameras. It’s incredibly simple to install and doesn’t modify anything on your camera, so you have very little to lose by trying it out. Plus, it supports a ton of different cameras, and only takes a few minutes to set up. Here’s how it works. Read more »

Auto-Save your Gmail Image Attachments to Google Drive

I have written a little Google Script that will auto-save the image attachments in your Gmail inbox to a special folder in your Google Drive. Once the image files have been moved to Drive, you can switch to the Thumbnail view and visually scan your mailbox.

The other big advantage of saving your Gmail images attachments in Google Drive is that you search for text inside images since Drive supports optical character recognition or OCR.

OCR for Gmail Image Attachments Read more »

No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other – Jascha Heifetz

No matter what side of the argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other

Jascha Heifetz

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