Entries from April 2011

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Predicting When Derek Jeter’s 3000th Career Hit Will Occur

Unless Derek Jeter suffers a season ending injury, he will collect his 3000th career hit sometime during the 2011 season. Before opening day, Mike Vaccaro of the NY Post thought it would happen around June 7th based on Jeter’s historical average of 1.27 hits per game. Through the first 16 games of 2011, Jeter had […]

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

Losing Six Years of Photos and Recovering Them Five Years Later

In 1999 I acquired my first digital camera, an Epson PhotoPC 700. Looking back at the tech specs (1.3 megapixels, 4 megabytes of internal storage, no optical zoom) makes me wonder why I took photos with this camera at all. At its maximum resolution (1280×960) it could store 5 photos at “super fine” resolution, 11 […]