The developer raises up the great sword of technology and brings it down upon the plinth of culture—and the sword shatters. But never mind; we can go back to the forge to make a bigger, better sword for retina displays. And as we craft it we whisper that eternal prayer for the comfort of list-makers: This time will be different.
The good news is, as you get older, you gain perspective. Perspective helps alleviate burnout. The bad news is, you gain perspective by having incredibly shitty things happen to you and the people you love. Nature has made it so that perspective is only delivered in bulk quantities. A railcar of perspective arrives and dumps itself on your lawn when all you needed was a microgram. This is a grossly inefficient aspect of the human condition, but I’m sure bright minds in Silicon Valley are working on a fix.
TV choreographer: “this routine is really aggressive, it’s this cat and mouse power play.”
Jeff: that’s… not how cats and mice work?
Ruining television for others since 1987.
I’m spending a week in France later this summer and am looking to rent a new camera to play with. Dragging around my SLR and a bag of lenses is a non-starter. Hoping for something small; full-frame, fixed lens, good low-light performance would be ideal.
I’ve heard good things about the Sony RX1/1R. Any others worth considering?