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El futuro de la computación personal no es nada personal en absoluto. De hecho, todo lo que hemos logrado con los ordenadores en los últimos 35 años equivaldría a una pompa de jabón que estalla en medio de un desierto solitario si computación iban a permanecer sólo en el ámbito personal. Tenemos que saber dónde estamos, qué queremos, dónde y cómo vamos en el contexto de las tendencias que constan de las personas en nuestras vidas que significan algo para nosotros. También tenemos que ser capaces de retirarse de las tendencias que no hacer para tomar parte en el anonimato.

Términos como "asimilación" y "hermano mayor" persisten. La transición de la informática personal a la informática de colaboración interactiva aunque es natural. Apelaciones Push-tecnología a base conservadora en el otro extremo. Computación interactivo de colaboración es igual nada menos que la democratización de la información útil.
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Pacific Shores, Redwood City, CA - a very nice place to go for a walk, any time of year. The architecture has a futuristic -- or perhaps actually contemporary -- feel to it. They got this one right.
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We are so lucky to live in California. These are shots from this winter. Winter !!!  Incredible. Incredible, but true :-)
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Cuando fui un niño, yo era un patito feo; ahora soy un cisne de plumas blancas que parecen ostentosas probablemente. Nos damos cuenta lo cual estamos preparados. Y asi regresamos a la ajuste mas general de la fotografia:   F/8,  F-Eight, fate, el destino. Y estar alla.
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Lots of growth happening downtown Redwood City and vicinity. Rents skyrocketing.  What will traffic and parking be like a year from now?
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Learning to enjoy a fast prime lens (Nikon DX 35mm F/1.8). Even an inexpensive circular polarizing filter like mine seems to help the contrast.
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First few shots with a 35mm prime lens F/1.8, CPL filter. In the city, for close-in landscape shots, I imagine an 18-24mm would probably be better, composition wise. I sold my Martin guitar for this lens, and so far, with no regrets. It takes shots that would be nearly impossible with the 18-55mm kit lens. 
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Pictures from Pillar Point Harbor, Half Moon Bay, CA, overcast day. Shot with a Nikon D3300, 35mm F/1.8 lens and CPL filter to improve contrast.
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Las Ilusiones florecen entre los bastidores. E si no fuera por el amor, no habría nada en absoluto.
( I can't take credit for this nice photo)
#love #illusions #backstage
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humor pero bien seco... kikikiki
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A hazy, lazy, crazy day in San Francisco hiking around the new and improved Presidio portion of the Golden Gate National Area with the one and only Albert Sammons, a talented baritone and friend. Our approaches to life are completely juxtaposed. He works very hard to be good at what he does and, in all honesty, hums to himself better than I will ever sing.
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A fun day walking thru the Presidio.
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Yacht Harbor at Sunset, Redwood City, CA. 35mm F/1.8, wide open at ISO 200, which is still mind-blowing to me. 
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  • Self-Employed
    Independent Contractor, 1992 - present
  • USCG
    Yoeman, 1987 - 1991
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Redwood City, CA
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A moderately fragile guy who is aging fairly well.
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There is a will therefore there is a way.
Bragging rights
A select few of us are very clever yet incredibly slow to learn.
Education
  • Santa Rosa Junior College
    General
    General aiming for Humanities major. Learned and improved the most in English. Everything else was more like a boring review of high school or prior.
  • American Business College
    AC & R, 1979 - 1979
    Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Home Appliance Repair, San Diego. A great program, six months long, during which time, I donated blood plasma once every ten days or so, lived on brown rice and vegetarian soup, and surfed my ass off. The best time of my life.
  • Lowell High School
    High School, 1972 - 1973
    Mostly solids (4 / semester), the usual college-prep stuff. Favorite courses were in math and language (Spanish). Of all the places I've been since, I remember Lowell fondly as the place where I had the best friends, and regret I couldn't graduate from there and continue to college.
  • Menlo-Atherton High School
    High School, 1973 - 1974
    Briefly enrolled senior year. Nearly graduated 1/2-year early (met credits requirement). Great school at the time, excellent teachers.
  • El Molino High School
    High School, 1974 - 1974
    Math, History, Photography. Had to finish here after leaving Redwood City to meet their county grad-requirements. I hated this high school. It was to me the exact opposite of Lowell. There were some exceptional performers. The run of the mill though were pot heads and proud of it.
  • United States Coast Guard Academy
    Service Schools, 1974 - 1993
    Motor Lifeboat School, Yeoman Class A School, Boarding Officer Training, Firefighting School, Systems Management School, Human Relations/Civil Rights Training. My first enlistment as a Boatswain Mate ended poorly. My second time around though, I served as a yeoman and excelled in the office especially in computing.
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