Memory regained

When I resurrected this blog, I lamented the loss of history and old posts from the time when this blog was hypecycles.wordpress.com and pizzaandcode.com.

Well, thanks to the wonders of the internet (and help from my friend Daniel Senie) I was able to recover all of the old posts and add them back to this blog!

History going all the way back to sometime in 2009 is now back online.

SETI has observed a “strong” signal that may originate from a Sun-like star

SETI has observed a “strong” signal that may originate from a Sun-like star

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VMware says, “We’re not dead,” updates Fusion and Workstation for free

VMware says, “We’re not dead,” updates Fusion and Workstation for free

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Tips for Shooting the Milky Way

Tips for Shooting the Milky Way

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Seeing the Milky Way with your own eyes is what you may call a jaw dropping experience, but one that can be truly achieved only in complete darkness. While stars are visible even in light polluted areas, the Milky Way’s beauty, which is actually caused by concentrations of stars, gas and dust, fades away in the light polluted areas and cannot be seen.

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Circular Polarizers Versus Graduated Neutral Density Filters for Landscape Photography

Circular Polarizers Versus Graduated Neutral Density Filters for Landscape Photography

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Whether you’re a professional or hobby photographer, odds are you’ve come across a beautiful, scenic landscape, that you absolutely had to photograph. Unless you’re an experienced landscape photographer, there’s a good chance the color in that photo wasn’t as saturated, or balanced as you were expecting. That’s because there’s generally a wide disparity in the dynamic range between the foreground and background of landscapes, as well as between the upper (sky) and lower (earth) halves of the frame. Thanks to a couple of lens filters, this hurdle can easily be overcome without having to spend hours of post-processing in Photoshop.

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Common Photography Mistakes Newbies Make and How to Avoid Them

Common Photography Mistakes Newbies Make and How to Avoid Them

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Every shooter will tell you that they all made the same photography mistakes when they were starting out. From horizon lines not being straight to poor focusing, here are some of the most common newbie mistakes and how to avoid them.

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