Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Rope by George Bridge

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Vacation #4

Rochester to Erie to Baltimore to Ocean City to Damascus to Virginia to Damascus to Darien Lake to Rochester to Erie to Ohio to Erie to Rochester

August 9-18

Swam in the ocean, played $30.00 worth of pinball, traveled 31 hours total during the trip, got peed on at the phish concert, played music on Ian's porch, shot two weddings, ate pizza twice, watched a dog throw up, took one nap, slept in until noon, listened to good music, listened to terrible music, swam in five different hotel pools, one beach pool, one ocean, one campground pool, biked in three different places, once on a tandem bike, jumped on the trampoline, watched seinfield, took photos at a photo booth, rode five roller coasters, followed the gps directions to take the ferry, had a breakfast sandwich at southwedge diner, spent ten hours in a convertable, got sun poisoning, went to an amusement park, had a campfire for my high school friends, drove back to rochester.

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

The Nine Eyes of Google Street View

Above, is a fascinating article discussing the abilities of Google Street View to be more than just a recognition of place. John Rafman states in the article "

Although Google’s photography is obtained through an automated and programmed camera, the viewer interprets the images. This method of photographing, artless and indifferent, does not remove our tendency to see intention and purpose in images.