Tag Archives: technology

Beneath the Red Planet

There was a question on r/askscience this week wondering whether you could tunnel deep enough under the surface of Mars to find the sweet spot that would allow a human to live without a protective suit. They’d still need some sort of breathing equipment, obviously, but pressure and heat could, in theory, reach a comfortable level for humans. I… Read More »

Storage

I’ve been thinking about storage capacity lately. I had a couple of IO errors on my aging Synology NAS drive that caused a minor panic at the thought of losing all of my redundancy and archived media. At 6TB of RAID5 backing up all our photos, ripped DVDs and iTunes libraries, it’s a daunting prospect to imagine replacing… Read More »

The Incredible Resolution of the Olympus OM-D E-M1

And by “resolution”, I mean, I am making the resolution to take more pictures with this camera in 2015. See what I just did? I like cameras. Cameras have always had a special place in my heart. Designed to be held in your hand, a good camera feels like it belongs there. As an imaging instrument, they capture… Read More »