Dashboard cameras: What you need to know

Jeremy got it on air before May. Here’s the follow up to my earlier post.

https://interactive.tegna-media.com/video/embed/embed.html?dfpposition=Video_prestream_external&id=2173437&title=Dash%20cameras%20can%20work%20for%20and%20against%20you&site=73&station=co-denver-KUSA-B3316&api=prod&playerid=6918249996581&dfpid=32805352

As more drivers use consumer dashboard cameras, video evidence is playing a crucial role in serious accident investigations.

Source: Dashboard cameras: What you need to know

9NEWS Dashcam Consumer Story

I was just interviewed on camera by Jeremy Jojola for a channel 9 news consumer story on dashcams. Jeremy says that my footage was useful in a police investigation, and it was quite possibly the first case in Denver where dashcam footage was instrumental.

The segment will air sometime in May. The whole interview took about 20 minutes. TV news crews are apparently quite efficient with their time.

Phil, cameraperson, and Jeremy

How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization — Medium

The year 2004 was when we completely gave up and embraced stupidity as a value.

Source: How a TV Sitcom Triggered the Downfall of Western Civilization — Medium

Sure, it’s funny in a sardonic sort of way. But we just re-watched Friends and aside from the agonizingly horrible rampant homophobia that the show espoused, the worst part of the show was the constant belittling of intellectualism and geekery. I identify with Ross more than the other characters because he’s smart, romantic, quirky, and people don’t get him. For the writers it was a cheap source of humor. It wasn’t the high-quality, good-natured type of character-driven humor that made up so many of the show’s other punchlines; it was the cheap, make-fun-of-the-nerd humor that debases everyone in the process.

That was the last time that I will watch Friends. There were a lot of good jokes, but the show ended on a sour note with lazy writing and many mean spirited jabs at a character who was frequently — in name only — a friend.

Star Trek: TNG S1 Blu-ray set has an audio flaw, free replacements are available – Engadget

Hey, guess what? Remember that thing that I wanted and my love bought me for my birthday? They screwed up in the mastering process; some of the audio tracks are mapped incorrectly. I called the number and they’ll ship out the replacements when they’re available.

Oops. Looks like they need some more quality control. I hereby volunteer to watch the next seasons before they go to replication. I went through USC’s film school, specialized in rerecording mixing, and I’m super precise and picky. What more could they want? 🙂

Star Trek: TNG S1 Blu-ray set has an audio flaw, free replacements are available – Engadget.