Useful OSX Utility: Cameras

One small prob­lem with OSX is that it does the same thing every time you plug in any cam­era — start­ing Aper­ture, for exam­ple. The trou­ble is, while that may be sen­si­ble when you’re plug­ging in your main cam­era, it’s a pain when con­nect­ing up your iPhone.

Cam­eras, a free pref­er­ence pane from Flex­ibits, sorts out this prob­lem. It allows the action tak­en on con­nec­tion to be set per-device.

It’s work­ing per­fect­ly here, and fix­es one of my long­stand­ing frus­tra­tions with OSX. With it, attach­ing the var­i­ous devices I have that take pho­tos now Just Works.

One Step Closer to Art becoming Reality

Michael Jack­son to be buried with­out his brain:

Though his body was released the next day to rel­a­tives, his brain was not. The pop star’s inert brain must “hard­en” for at least two weeks before doc­tors can con­duct their neu­ropathol­o­gy tests.

Remov­ing the brain is the “only way to car­ry out the tests” accord­ing to a source for the Mir­ror. “The tis­sue has to be exam­ined. I can’t tell you how long that is going to take.”

Any­one who has ever watched a hor­ror movie knows what hap­pens next:

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Pack those shot­guns, peo­ple.

via Scott Beale.