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On Section 9006

OK, you can probably guess that I’m a fan of health care reform. What I’m not a fan of, though, is putting an unreasonable paperwork burden on small businesses and small corporations, and exposing those entities to identity theft. Here is the CNN article on the health care bill’s Section 9006. In essence: a little-known […]

Some notes on videoblogging for Windows users

I want to share with you an interesting bit of knowledge about Windows Vista. The base Vista versions, Vista Home Basic and Vista Business, do not come with Windows Movie Maker. This is important if you’re a videoblogger who hasn’t shelled out $300 for professional video editing software, or if you’re following the instructions in […]

DV Rebel’s Guide

Nifty! From Boingboing: DV Rebel’s Guide: Mark Frauenfelder: I’m looking into making some videos, and I just heard about this book: The DV Rebel’s Guide: An All-Digital Approach to Making Killer Action Movies on the Cheap. It sounds great. Written by Stu Maschwitz, co-founder of the Orphanage (the legendary guerrilla visual effects studio responsible for […]

XL-1 table dolly

XL-1 table dolly: MAKE Flickr photo pool member Tekisui made a homemade table top dolly for a XL-1… – Link. Related: DIY rail based linear dolly – Link. From the pages of MAKE: $14 Video Camera Stabilizer. You don’t have $10,000 to spend on a Steadicam? Make this ultra-low-cost video camera stabilizer and see how […]

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