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Hello gang: Need your tech fix? I've got just the thing - a new web series. It's called "5 THINGS", and it's is an independent web series dedicated to answering the 5 burning tech questions about technologies and workflows in the media creation space.  Tech stuff I dig, and how it's used. Concepts, workflows and products.

The term minimalism is also used to describe a trend in design and architecture where in the subject is reduced to its necessary elements. Minimalist design has been highly influenced by Japanese traditional design and architecture. In addition, the work of De Stijl artists is...

Newtek's TriCaster family has transcended being used solely for live production, and is now found in many creative projects where post production is needed.  The hurdle is now getting the media generated by TriCaster into various editorial platforms for editing. I've drawn up a handy-dandy guide for planning and using this media within Avid Media Composer and Symphony.  This is valid for any of the current TriCaster models which support Quicktime wrapped ISO recordings.

I set the bar relatively high for myself with my 3D wedding proposal. It was a cool notion, I'd never seen it done, and that seemed like a good enough reason to do it. The drawback to this is that I had to 1-up myself for the wedding...but how? There are an estimated 2,100,000 weddings per year in the U.S. alone; coming up with something unique and geeky would be tough. Something unique, geeky *and* media based. What I had not seen before?

So, from the michaelkammes.com camp: big news - Kate Miller has agreed in principal to spend the rest of her life with me, and that suits me just fine.  It's a good thing, or so I'm told.  I personally think she's nuts for spending 3 years with me, let alone the next 70.  But as soon as ink hits paper, she's mine and I'm hers, and our geek powers shall set you free. And while I've known for a while she was the one, how I was going to do it that would be good fodder for dinner parties and for post production industry acronym discussions - that angle eluded me.  GEEK, NERD, + MARRIAGE PROPOSAL Google searches seemed to pop up cool ideas, but nothing that married (ahem) my life choice of Post Production with my life mate choice of Kate. Then it dawned on me: 3D.  It's future viability in this world aside, it offers a technical and logistical challenge, and would be something she wouldn't see coming.  2 things which could be a whole 'lotta fun to exploit.