A follow-up to my review of Google’s Backup and Sync

I reviewed Google's Backup and Sync service back in December. There were several issues with the service that I outlined in there, such as the app backing up files that it was not supposed to back up, the service counting files toward the quota even though it was supposed to compress them and allow unlimited … Continue reading A follow-up to my review of Google’s Backup and Sync

A review of Google’s Backup and Sync

Google launched this new service in the second half of 2017. I remember being prompted by the Google Drive app to install an upgrade, and after it completed, I noticed a new app called "Backup and Sync" had been installed, and the Google Drive app had become an alias. The new app sat there unused … Continue reading A review of Google’s Backup and Sync

Body image, public perception and the media

Just wanted to publish here a post I wrote on Facebook this morning about body image and the recent controversy surrounding its representation in the media: Something I don't get: people are making such a big deal in recent times about being thin and how the fashion magazines are promoting it. They're making it into … Continue reading Body image, public perception and the media

Interviewed by Jen Consalvo

I was recently interviewed by Jen Consalvo about my photography. She's conducting a series of interviews with selected photographers. The series, along with photos from each one, will be included in an upcoming book she's writing, entitled "Love Your Photos". If you've been wondering why I write so much about Romania these days, you'll find … Continue reading Interviewed by Jen Consalvo

Better media width compatibility in WordPress

One thing that works against you when you want to try out new WordPress themes (and this applies for either self-hosted WP installs or for WP.com blogs) is the width of your media, like the images you upload for your blog posts. Many themes are narrower than the width you may have chosen for your … Continue reading Better media width compatibility in WordPress

Ligia on Radio Ring 90.2 FM

My wife was a guest on Radio Ring (90.2 FM, Medias, Romania) yesterday evening (12/2), on a show called "Lentila de Contact", run by the station's Program Director, Mircea Hodarnau. Ligia talked about her art, her education and her life. This was in preparation for tonight's exhibition at Casa Schüller, which was attended by over … Continue reading Ligia on Radio Ring 90.2 FM

How to use a Drobo with the WD TV

The WD TV is my favorite media player (I think it's better than the Apple TV), and since I also love the Drobo, I wanted to combine the two and have the ultimate media entertainment center: a Drobo packed full of videos, photos and music, connected to a WD TV, which is connected to a … Continue reading How to use a Drobo with the WD TV