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  1. You Can’t Hurt David Goggins: Going Beyond Motivation & Why Mindset Is Everything | Rich Roll

    Bestselling author Rich Roll talks with ultra-endurance athlete & Navy SEAL David Goggins about mindset, why motivation is crap & his new book, "Can’t Hurt Me".

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  2. Podcast #528: Become a More Competent Human Through Micromastery | The Art of Manliness

    The author Robert Heinlein famously said: “A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, …


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  3. The Busy Creator | Portrait Photographer Bill Wadman Talks Conceptual Imagery, Retouching and Backup Strategies, and Being a Creative Geek — The Busy Creator Podcast 6

    Bill Wadman (@BillWadman) is a portrait photographer based in Brooklyn, NY. This conversation discusses his portrait work, how he got started in photography to begin with, and how he processes photos. We also talk about computers — a mutual interest of ours — monitors, hard drives, and how to build a Hackintosh.

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    Show Notes & Links

    Bill Wadman, (@billwadman), portrait photographer

    “Conceptual” or “Narrative” portraits

    Co-host of On Taking Pictures Podcast, a philosophical show

    Bill studied at Berklee College of Music, both on composition and production

    Bill was an art director in advertising — Bill’s first daily photo project

    “Above The Line” advertising

    110 Cartridge camera, for kids in the 80s

    Canon AE-1 (late 1970s auto-exposure SLR)

    Bill’s film project — 4×5 large format film

    Type 55 film, which produces a negative immediately

    Bill builds Hackintoshes

    8×10 cameras, spherical lenses — stuff they don’t make anymore

    Letterpress – a hands-on, crafty process still in use

    The Toaster Project — How to make a toaster completely from scratch

    The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

    Bill doesn’t use a ton of lights and is also a terrible artist

    “sometimes I make the subject come to me, rather than me going to the subject”

    Lightroom to catalogue, Photoshop for precision work

    16-bit TIFFs with many layers? Use PSB file format.

    DNG file format to preserve metadata, shrink file size, and remove XMP companion files.

    Some photographers take 4,000 a day (Bill doesn’t take that in a month)

    Chris Anderson’s philosophy, as described in his book “Free”

    Bill is a monitor nerd

    “the screen is the lens of your computer”

    Everyone should use a monitor arm

    Color Gamuts

    Operating systems running in 2x (HiDPI or “retina” mode)

    Prescott built a Hackintosh in August 2012, with Bill’s guidance

    A Hackintosh episode of Circuitous Conversations

    Windows is harder to install than Mac OS … even on a PC.

    A fresh install of Windows 7 is “insultingly bare.”

    Solidworks, a hi-end CAD/CAM software package.

    Reddit Battlestations and Cable Porn (SFW)

    TonyMacX86 — the Hackintosh Community

    Starting Over, part I — what Prescott installs for a fresh Mac OS environment


    Hackintosh desktop computer

    Adobe Lightroom

    Adobe Photoshop

    DNG file format

    RAID-0 array

    External USB 3.0 drive

    Canon 5D Mk-III

    Fuji X100S

    Sony RX-100

    Dell 4k Premiere Colors (Delta-e

    X-Rite EODIS3 i1Display Pro

    Ergotron monitor arms

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 w/2048 MB RAM


    Google Drive

    OmniFocus and OmniGraffle


    Be more involved with the subject than with lighting

    Research your subject before photographing them

    Push Back against frustrated subjects

    Explore the PSB file format (Photoshop Big)

    Use the star-ratings, for a first cut especially

    Share, don’t merge, photo libraries with your partner or family members

    Go for quality over quantity; show less work but make it better

    Shoot only 24 pictures, as if it’s a roll of film


    Keep folders for different categories (clients, etc.)

    Convert to DNG

    Import, process, backup

    Swap backup drives and sync once a month

    Export full-res JPG to Dropbox as a backup of the final

    Do part of your craft every day, but not the entire piece

    Go to the gym daily, but not for very long

    Delete photos you’re not going to use

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    About the Author Latest PostsAbout Prescott Perez-FoxPrescott Perez-Fox is a New York-based graphic designer and brand developer with 15+ years experience in branding, packaging, graphic design, and web design. He runs The Busy Creator.Friday Links, vol. 84 - 2017.04.21Friday Links, vol. 83 - 2017.04.14Friday Links, vol. 82 - 2017.04.07Share this postTwitterFacebookGoogleLinkedInPinterestEmailMoreTumblrRedditPocketPrint

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  4. John Roderick — Nerds On Tour

    Download on iTunes.  Download the mp3.Long Winters frontman John Roderick, also a champion podcaster, delivers the goods on music, money management, and strategy in this epic interview. Here’s hoping he writes a book.If you’re a musician interested in teaching for Piano Power, visit links:John’s official website.Website for the outstanding podcast "Roderick on the Line"The Long Winters’ websiteJohn’s terrific interview with The BillfoldJohn’s appearance on a live episode of Song Exploder"Start Your Own Band", the book that guided Abraham when he first moved to ChicagoHarvey Danger, for whom John was a sidemanJohn, live with Ted Leo and Aimee Mann, covering "Voices Carry"The Jonathan Coulton NYT Magazine story that changed the game for DIY music-makingThe Jonathan Coulton / John Roderick Christmas albumKevin Kelly’s game-changing article, "1000 True Fans", about how artists can earn a livingCobra Verde, a delicious green-coffee beverageJoin the club and follow John on Twitter.

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  5. Feral Audio // Kumail Nanjiani’s The X-Files Files // 55 – Kumail Talks To David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson on the set of The X-Files

    Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley, The Indoor Kids) and a guest explore their favorite cases of The X-Files. The truth is out there!

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  6. GoDaddy Built Their Own Search Engine #MarketingNerds

    In this Marketing Nerds episode, Kelsey Jones talks with GoDaddy’s Charles Beadnall and Mike McLaughlin about some really cool GoDaddy search engine stuff.

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  7. Roderick with Barry

    Highly regarded and amazing comedian Todd Barry talks to friends - and maybe people he doesn’t know -

    about their careers, travel, food, and various other topics. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Yeah. It really does.

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  8. Singularity Podcast: Vernor Vinge and Cory Doctorow on NPR

    Want to hear Vernor Vinge and Cory Doctorow on the Singularity? Check out this podcast.

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  9. Cory Doctorow joins Tim Wu for the Slate podcast Stranger Than Fiction. - Slate Magazine

    Listen to Stranger Than Fiction No. 2 with Tim Wu and Cory Doctorow by clicking the arrow on the audio player below:  Subscribe in iTunes ∙ RSS feed ∙ Download ∙ Play in another tab Welcome to Stranger Than Fiction, a new six-episode podcast from Slate, the New America Foundation,…

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