Saturday, February 07, 2009


You may have heard of Photosynth, the Microsoft tool that lets you knit together various photographs of a scene to provide multiple perspectives. CNN used it to pull together hundreds of photos of the Inauguration:

If you're running Internet Explorer, here's my first attempt at a Photosynth for Rancho Deluxe:

Friday, February 06, 2009

Sweating the Details

Barry the Builder (facing) and Ted the Architect (bad hat) making sure they're on the same page for finishing off the curtain wall. The conversation got pretty philosophical about the intersection of design and building, which is very cool. 

The chairs are from the Liberty Series from HumanScale, designed by Neils Diffrient. I have his Freedom Chair at the condo, and it's terrific. Beats the heck out of the Aeron for back support.

Winter Wonderland

View from the road. I have not one, but two slopes in the driveway, just to make it more interesting for my rear-wheel-drive car. (and the Samoan said "As your attorney, I advise you to buy snow tires.")