Snapshots and Photographs: Director’s Cut

[Revisiting and revising an article from three years ago. ]  Here’s the same subject portrayed in a snapshot and a photograph.  Before you read my ideas, what’s your take on the difference? Snapshot:   A photograph taken on the fly, for the purpose of quickly recording a situation. With exactly zero care taken with technical […]

davidroddis.com is moving to The Grid

It’s an exciting day, because after much waiting and biting of fingernails, my invitation to The Grid beta has arrived! I sense you scratching your heads. The Grid is a new site engine that is powered by Artificial Intelligence.  Based out of San Francisco, the engineers of The Grid seek to revolutionize how web sites are […]

Why Flowers?

Roses from my balcony garden. People ask me, “Why flowers?” The actual question is really more like, “Why flowers? Because, you know – flowers are so gay.” Or, “Why flowers? Couldn’t you come up with something, you know, more interesting?” (Answers to those two: “Yes, ha ha, aren’t they just!  But isn’t that paper nice!” and “I’m the […]