How to fix Skype on Debian 64bits constant crashing

If you use Debian 64bits and Skype you may run into some trouble installing it and running it, since there is no 64bit version of Skype, setup is a little bit more complicated. The debian wiki explains how to install Skype on Debian and points to some troubleshooting,...

Fujifilm X-M1 mirrorless camera review

I had the opportunity to try out the Fujifilm X-M1 mirrorless camera for a week while visiting San Francisco and the Bay Area. I immediately enjoyed the small size and weight, being used to carry around my Nikon D7000 DSLR, switching to a small gear format was a... Fashion runway photos at Intermoda Trends 2013 part 3

Fashion runway photos at Intermoda Trends 2013 part 3

For the fashion lovers, more photos from the fashion runway at Intermoda Trends 2013, (check part one and two). This time was a bit more challenging because of seating issues. I didn’t have front row seats so shooting from behind and between people’s seats... San Francisco and the Bay Area through a mirrorless camera

San Francisco and the Bay Area through a mirrorless camera

I had the chance to try out the Fujifilm X-M1 mirrorless camera. All the images in this post were taken with it, no post processsing, and I think the results are of great quality. Back in the Bay Area once again thanks to my job, I mainly visited Oakland, Fremont,...

Rethinking social media privacy

I was an active Foursquare user back in the first years of it, and it’s been a while since I toned down my participation in it. A few years ago, my girlfriend questioned me on why I was reporting my location everywhere I went. What was my gain on it? How much... San Francisco Grant’s Tobacco shop closed

San Francisco Grant’s Tobacco shop closed

Grant’s tobacco shop, a historic landmark in San Francisco has closed. It was shocking to me to find out this way, walking all the way through market to suddenly have this sad view of the shop. I have good memories of the time I first encountered the shop, made...