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Not doing any effects beyond some basic grading.... 2,587 Views / 6 Replies  
Not doing any effects beyond some basic grading. Pretty much all editing so not sure how much grunt will be from the GPU(s) vs the CPU(s)

At the moment got a weird 42in curved Samsung screen set...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jan 9, 2022 at 04:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Fairly high end video rig. 2,587 Views / 6 Replies  
Imagine you wanted to construct s fairly high end, well specced and above all, speedy video set up in order to put together 4K video of around the 1 hour mark.
What Apple offering er... offers the...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jan 8, 2022 at 06:43 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Late winter testing day at a local airfield.... 802,674 Views / 1,388 Replies  
Late winter testing day at a local airfield. Cold, rough and very muddy but fun.

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51808060731_dcb9aa822a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2mW6Rup)IMG_1420...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jan 8, 2022 at 03:16 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The white flat faced one at the front looks a... 802,674 Views / 1,388 Replies  
The white flat faced one at the front looks a "bit" like a Compomotive MO. Would look great on my 205. What is it actually?
Posted by Doc HM, on Dec 31, 2021 at 06:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It’s possible that longer term, yes it is the... 1,433,923 Views / 3,227 Replies  
It’s possible that longer term, yes it is the best option.
Short term gain is not always the best long term solution.
Posted by Doc HM, on Dec 21, 2021 at 05:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
So really it’s just a case of how much (er) you... 1,433,923 Views / 3,227 Replies  
So really it’s just a case of how much (er) you want?
So basically it’s just a case of how much or little socialism you want?
:)
Posted by Doc HM, on Dec 21, 2021 at 05:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://www.npr.org/2021/12/20/1066010089/walmart-... 1,433,923 Views / 3,227 Replies  
https://www.npr.org/2021/12/20/1066010089/walmart-sued-for-allegedly-dumping-hazardous-waste-in-california?t=1640082009574

California suing Walmart for dumping toxic waste rather than send it to...
Posted by Doc HM, on Dec 21, 2021 at 06:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
And yet (we are told) "the market" is all that... 1,433,923 Views / 3,227 Replies  
And yet (we are told) "the market" is all that matters. I am staggered that economists persist in bowing down to this completely non existent entity and insisting we all kneel before its demands,...
Posted by Doc HM, on Dec 21, 2021 at 06:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Here's a one... Businesses don't generally... 1,433,923 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Here's a one...

Businesses don't generally have a conscience, but the people working within them do.

So to take an extreme example, how does the CEO of Shell (to pick not at random), who I...
Posted by Doc HM, on Dec 20, 2021 at 05:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Essentially they are saying that their entire... 1,433,923 Views / 3,227 Replies  
Essentially they are saying that their entire business model is flawed. If they had to pass on the full costs of employing drivers etc then the cost of delivery would be so high as to stop people...
Posted by Doc HM, on Dec 20, 2021 at 05:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It lasts for a few hours after the phone is... 6,164 Views / 97 Replies  
It lasts for a few hours after the phone is "officially" out of battery. It runs the location tracking on the emergency bat backup. Or some such witchcraft.
Posted by Doc HM, on Dec 20, 2021 at 05:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My college got two Mac 512s in my second year.... 3,629 Views / 80 Replies  
My college got two Mac 512s in my second year. Everyone in my department (Graphic Design - yes, embrace the future!) ignored them but I used to love playing with the ability to manipulate type.
I...
Posted by Doc HM, on Nov 29, 2021 at 03:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
They will simply see the system operating as it... 3,227 Views / 147 Replies  
They will simply see the system operating as it is supposed to.

That seems a decent working example of white privilege? (not to them obviously)
Posted by Doc HM, on Nov 27, 2021 at 05:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Happy turkey day you turkeys!! Why you insist... 1,101 Views / 6 Replies  
Happy turkey day you turkeys!!
Why you insist on this whole big thing I'll never know but it keeps you all happy.

Enjoy the eating. It is both amazing and great!
Posted by Doc HM, on Nov 25, 2021 at 02:45 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Done some more rally! Two days, with some... 802,674 Views / 1,388 Replies  
Done some more rally!

Two days, with some night stages (sorry too dark for useful pics), and some nice gravel, mixed surface stages plus some tarmac.

All good fun and nothing exploded.

Car...
Posted by Doc HM, on Nov 6, 2021 at 03:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My 2019 16in i7 survived the update. Hooray.... 1,166 Views / 5 Replies  
My 2019 16in i7 survived the update. Hooray. Seems like a bit of a small uptick to jump from macOS 11 to 12. I guess we are on single shot version of macOS now, no more 11.2 etc.
Still looking for...
Posted by Doc HM, on Nov 3, 2021 at 06:42 PM, in macOS
The Prince, the young woman and the court case. 2,085 Views / 5 Replies  
So, full on court case, plea bargain or out of court settlement (if settle then gagging order or not?
Vote now......
Posted by Doc HM, on Oct 2, 2021 at 07:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The weirdest is having the url bar (and thus the... 6,164 Views / 97 Replies  
The weirdest is having the url bar (and thus the search bar at the bottom while in browser search is still at the top. Not 100% convinced about the changes but will give it a go.
Posted by Doc HM, on Sep 28, 2021 at 03:30 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Definitely cinema grade FX and an engaging story.... 126,985 Views / 414 Replies  
Definitely cinema grade FX and an engaging story. Not sure how faithfully they are staying to the original story (so far based on 2 episodes - not very) but that's par for the course for adaptions....
Posted by Doc HM, on Sep 28, 2021 at 03:28 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Windows 11 2,005 Views / 6 Replies  
I see Microsoft have finally got round to porting macOS to the PC then.

They also seem to have duplicated the entire apple website.

Flattery is… I suppose.
I’m sure they will have left some...
Posted by Doc HM, on Sep 17, 2021 at 03:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
If you aren’t watching Kevin can F himself on... 126,985 Views / 414 Replies  
If you aren’t watching Kevin can F himself on Amazon then you definitely should be. Absolutely superb. Innovative, original and blisteringly well written and acted. Plus funny. And dark.
Talking of...
Posted by Doc HM, on Sep 15, 2021 at 02:17 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Odd. I have fitted SSD's into literally hundreds... 301,062 Views / 752 Replies  
Odd. I have fitted SSD's into literally hundreds of these over the years. Out of the 100's I have fitted the number of glass falling out issues is zero. I assume my customers would not shy away from...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 25, 2021 at 02:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Don't expect companies that make profit from... 7,416 Views / 91 Replies  
Don't expect companies that make profit from generating rage, conflict and anxiety to take effective steps to limit the source of their own profitability.
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 19, 2021 at 07:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
We also have that tradition. I remember the last... 5,971 Views / 62 Replies  
We also have that tradition. I remember the last labour government we had rolling out hugely intrusive powers solely to combat international terrorism. Oh how they swore up and down that these powers...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 15, 2021 at 09:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
On a side issue. Whenever a tech, medical,... 5,971 Views / 62 Replies  
On a side issue.
Whenever a tech, medical, engineering or any other company claims “trillions to one” chance of error I call bullshit automatically.*
Such claims are usually followed almost...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 7, 2021 at 04:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am profoundly shocked, (and like Thorz actually... 5,971 Views / 62 Replies  
I am profoundly shocked, (and like Thorz actually scared) at the seismic level of change in surveilence this is enabling. In one quick and completely undebated step Apple (and then others) will roll...
Posted by Doc HM, on Aug 6, 2021 at 09:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Apparently he went for third gear and got first.... 346,116 Views / 727 Replies  
Apparently he went for third gear and got first. Which locked the rears up. It's not called a money shift for nothing!
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 16, 2021 at 11:53 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Personal whoops time. A friend of mine took his... 346,116 Views / 727 Replies  
Personal whoops time.
A friend of mine took his Jaguar XJR/15 to Goodwood Festival of Speed. On the Saturday he drove it up the hill, on the Sunday he watched live online from home as his son had a...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 14, 2021 at 02:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
The polar opposite of most of my students. Level... 2,646 Views / 14 Replies  
The polar opposite of most of my students. Level 2 and 3 are pre university level quals but attract the less academic students as BTEC is a vocational qualification. A lot of my students have EHCPs...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 1, 2021 at 03:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The course specific game is Super Smash Brothers.... 2,646 Views / 14 Replies  
The course specific game is Super Smash Brothers.
My units for this year are Managing a Team, branding and marketing, ethics, shout-casting and sponsorship, so not a lot of involvement with the...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jul 1, 2021 at 03:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I feel we are separated by a common language here? 2,646 Views / 14 Replies  
I feel we are separated by a common language here?
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 30, 2021 at 12:22 PM, in MacNN Lounge
So that's new 2,646 Views / 14 Replies  
For the last two years I have been studying for my professional teaching qualification and now I have it. I have also been busy working part time at the college college while running my own...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 30, 2021 at 07:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
John McAfee 2,015 Views / 5 Replies  
Defiantly an "interesting" man and not your average tech pioneer. Definitely some major mental health issues ongoing and he was certainly looking to end his days behind bars in the US for tax...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 24, 2021 at 08:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Willie Rushton Criminally underrated... 77,504 Views / 151 Replies  
Willie Rushton

Criminally underrated comedian. Criminally underrated cartoonist/illustrator. Criminally underrated musician. Criminally underrated actor. Criminally ignored as co founder of...
Posted by Doc HM, on Jun 7, 2021 at 05:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes the alternator seems happy enough. The pod... 802,674 Views / 1,388 Replies  
Yes the alternator seems happy enough.
The pod comes off in a few seconds. Held on by fasteners and snap together connectors under the bonnet. Won’t usually be on. Also local youths would find it...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 31, 2021 at 04:15 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Have been slowly getting the 205 into line with... 802,674 Views / 1,388 Replies  
Have been slowly getting the 205 into line with the regs for stage rather than targa rallying. Final steps were fitting a proper internal plumbed in fire system and electrical cuts offs etc.
At the...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 31, 2021 at 01:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It's great that some people like Rob have gained... 3,564 Views / 17 Replies  
It's great that some people like Rob have gained greatly from WFH. It sounds like he has a reasonable amount of autonomy in his situation. Others experiences may differ.
I was WFH for large chunks...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 6, 2021 at 03:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Modern Family meh 79,174 Views / 162 Replies  
Modern Family

meh
Posted by Doc HM, on May 3, 2021 at 04:09 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I used to love mixing weights of future. I love a... 79,174 Views / 162 Replies  
I used to love mixing weights of future. I love a bit of Futura bold right next to Futura light. Got a wee bit overused though. Did a lot of magazine headlines like that and a set of posters with...
Posted by Doc HM, on May 3, 2021 at 04:07 PM, in MacNN Lounge
FF Meta. Very very late 90s Was a print... 79,174 Views / 162 Replies  
FF Meta. Very very late 90s

Was a print designer at that time. It was ALL over the place.
Posted by Doc HM, on May 3, 2021 at 04:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Interesting to see the iFixit teardown. Zero... 7,843 Views / 84 Replies  
Interesting to see the iFixit teardown. Zero fixability I imagine. I guess they are fine as basic consumer machines, but at a half decent spec that are insanely expensive. The colours don't seem an...
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 22, 2021 at 05:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
But (and this is the million dollar question)...... 802,674 Views / 1,388 Replies  
But (and this is the million dollar question)... Is it a sports car?
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 20, 2021 at 05:42 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They certainly do. The mpg is an absolute killer... 802,674 Views / 1,388 Replies  
They certainly do. The mpg is an absolute killer though.

I paid £800 for mine. Bit of a unicorn, a cheap RZX-8 with a good engine and a full MOT. Ran it for about a year. Struggled to get 20 mpg,...
Posted by Doc HM, on Apr 19, 2021 at 06:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Have they STILL not given up on this then? 405,629 Views / 1,477 Replies  
Have they STILL not given up on this then?
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 26, 2021 at 11:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Sunday 10.40 Am first shot appointment. Properly... 405,629 Views / 1,477 Replies  
Sunday 10.40 Am first shot appointment. Properly looking forward to it. Should be the Phizer vaccine from the site I am booked into.
Looking forward to some excellent dreams after Laminars...
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 26, 2021 at 11:27 AM, in Political/War Lounge
But what about all those feckless wasters that... 4,009 Views / 27 Replies  
But what about all those feckless wasters that are so much less deserving than me. Surely if they can't be bothered to save the $30,000 dollars plus it cost not to give birth to a child, or work...
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 26, 2021 at 07:29 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is that YOU Prince Harry? 3,083 Views / 22 Replies  
Is that YOU Prince Harry?
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 24, 2021 at 05:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Hey Emily. Have you ever licked an iMac Pro? I... 3,348 Views / 6 Replies  
Hey Emily. Have you ever licked an iMac Pro? I hear they are super smooth.
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 19, 2021 at 01:50 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Got into Brockmire. Much better than it should... 126,985 Views / 414 Replies  
Got into Brockmire. Much better than it should be. Hank Azaira sound like a bad Frank Underwood impression at first but I'm down with it now.
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 18, 2021 at 06:44 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Powerful being A throws lots of glowing light at... 5,968 Views / 21 Replies  
Powerful being A throws lots of glowing light at powerful being B until one of them falls over.

Par for the marvel universe course. I was hoping for something a lot more low key and smart out of a...
Posted by Doc HM, on Mar 11, 2021 at 07:50 AM, in MacNN Lounge
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