Hefty Mac Pro

The older Mac Pro is heavy. Particularly when you are lifting it above your head trying to find a balance between delicacy and suppressed panic. After all, you have thousands of pounds of equipement above you and a lot of potential wasted time, if you make a mistake. Read more →

Every 30 Seconds

For the last few days this site, The Work Life, has been undergoing a persistent attack. Every 30 seconds an attempt was being made on our WordPress administration page. The attack made no impact on the site but did turn up in our log files as an anomaly. Read more →

Pushing a Mac Pro

It takes a bit to push a computer to it computational limits. Particularly a professional computer with many many computational cores. With this in mind, I was pleased to see my Mac Pro’s processing capacity limiting the encoding of my films. Read more →

Burn Folder Content Size on Mac OS X 10.7 aka Lion

Mac OS X 10.7, aka Lion, changes the location of the content size for burn folders. Previously, this information was available in a lower bar of the burn foler’s Finder window. In Mac OS X 10.7, you can calculate and view the content size of your burn folder in the Get Info window: Select the burn folder in the Finder. Select the menu item: File Get Info. The content size information is in the Burning: section of the Get Info window. Read more →