• Apple
  • CoreData at the heart of FCPX

    From what I am reading an Apple Technology called CoreData is at the heart of the new Final Cut Pro X software. CoreData is a bit like a monolithic database that stores all the metadata for all your FCPX projects, instead of the data being stored in a project file as Final Cut Pro did. […]

  • Life
  • Advice from the Dalai Lama

    This was purloined from someone’s blog but I lost the URL so my apologies to the original owner but I thought it was a great piece of text.. At the start of the new millennium the Dalai Lama apparently issued eighteen rules for living. Since word travels slowly in the digital age these have only […]

  • Apple
  • All a matter of scale

    I sent my buddy Ian (probably the only reader of this blog – Hi mate) an article from Daring Fireball: Demoted Monday, 6 June 2011 Today’s was a jam-packed keynote. Apple announced a lot of news; there is much to talk and think about. But the key line was when Steve Jobs, describing iCloud replacing […]

  • Apple
  • WWDC Predictions

    OK, it is that time of year (now MacWorld is off Apple’s calendar anyway) to make some predictions about what lovely stuff Lord Jobs of Cupertino will be  displaying to his acolytes on the 6th. Lion, iOS5 and iCloud are a given – we have seen the posters. The new Time Capsule – also quite […]