Design trade-offs, the knee in the price curve, and appropriate solutions

Poor man’s camera stabilizerhttp://littlegreatideas.com/steadycam/ This is an important reminder that cheaper does NOT have to mean “radically worse.” This is brilliant; you may well have seen it before, but if you haven’t, go look. If you have… Consider this. A good low-end, name brand stabilizer (Steadicam ‘Merlin’) is about $900. It’s a LOT nicer than … Continue reading Design trade-offs, the knee in the price curve, and appropriate solutions

Announcing Dakworks, and doing today’s "idea warmup"

Dakworks is an information technology, software development, editing, and management consultancy. As the principal consultant, I believe that systems and software must be built to make great things possible, to generate new possibilities, and to liberate people from onerous and repetitive tasks. At present, the purpose of this blog will be occasional commentary, opinion, and … Continue reading Announcing Dakworks, and doing today’s "idea warmup"