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We tend to teach people that everything that matters happens between your ears when in fact it actually mostly happens between people.
darktable is an open source photography workflow application and RAW developer. A virtual lighttable and darkroom for photographers. It manages your digital negatives in a database, lets you view them through a zoomable lighttable and enables you to develop raw images and enhance them.
It’s a multiplatform software, available for GNU/Linux, Windows and OS X and I will give it a look in the coming days, since I’m in the middle of exporting my images out of iPhoto and searching for an alternative.
… when I test some new themes from WordPress, choosing one that:
- is responsive
- supports as many Post Format as possible
- is free
- appeals my taste
Sometimes I find myself in the situation of having to lauch some graphical software like synaptic, gedit, baobab while already using the server as root from the command line. I do not want to ‘exit’ my session and use the previous methods of which I’ve written in the past.
This is how I did it.
koolinus@localhost:~$ ssh -Y email@example.com koolinus@remote:~$ sudo -i root@remote:~# touch .Xauthority root@remote:~# xauth merge /home/koolinus/.Xauthority
And that’s all. Now I can launch the needed program without interrupting my root session, for example:
root@remote:~# baobab &
An extended review of Microsoft’s Surface by Lukas Mathis, honestly compared to iPad for the real world ‘productivity’…
What to charge is one of the most frequently asked questions in our community, and with good reason – it’s a tough nut to crack. There isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution. Chances are, though, you’re not charging enough.
We upped our rates a while ago, but it wasn’t based on feel. It was based on good, ol’ fashioned math. A mentor of mine broke it down to me like so:
We want to be able to pay an average salary of $50,000 to every employee in our company. When we factor in items like: sick days, average percentage billable time per employee, holidays, stat holidays, overhead costs, and more, it essentially boils down to this: we need to charge $120/hr to generate enough revenue to meet that average salary goal.
Math. Who knew?
Jeff Archibald ☞ The Blunt Realities Of Running Your Own Design Business
A nice article by Ben Thompson on his stratēchery website: THE SOCIAL CONGLOMERATE →
OK, I know… this post Clear in the iCloud is almost one year old today, but still… It’s interesting and insightful, at least for me, to grasp all the aspect of the design and engineering of a (successfull) app: Clear.
Which by the way in these hours has gone free (as in beer) maintaining the promise declared by Realmac Software in their Making Things Right letter to their customers!
Clear uses a custom system built on top of iCloud File Storage and it works in a similar fashion to Operational Transformation. The post proceeds to cover the reasons for choosing iCloud, then explores iCCD and subsequently builds a synchronisation system from the ground up.