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★ SF to LA via Public Transit for $40 (takes 30 hours)

CaliforniaStreets.org: You are crossing into the realm of extreme transit geekery if you take this route, so please contact me if you do decide to try it so we can hang out. All the transfers are direct with the exception of Santa Mara. All info is based on currently-published schedules and fares. It’s feasible (check out …

★ “Some Thoughts On Instagram”

Troy Holden: According to my oldest posted photo, I’ve been an active user for ~7 months. It started off as a nice distraction from Flickr and a fun way to interact with other photographers while on the go. I’d share images on Instagram from various sources: native camera-phone, camera-phone app, or 21-megapixel full frame DSLR. I quickly …

★ “Using the iPhone As My Only Camera”

Read. This. Post. I don’t know if this is a new trend or if I’m just one of a kind, but my photographs and snapshots seem to have a shorter lifespan than they used to. I don’t print out my photos anymore. Instead I text message them or email them to my friends and family. …

★ A $39 Pinhole Lens for Micro Four-Thirds Cameras

Wanderlust: Pinwide is a cool wide-angle pinhole cap for Micro 4/3 cameras that we’re really excited about. It gives you the beautiful look of pinhole photography with all of the convenience of digital. There have been plenty of pinhole caps before, but none of them have ever given you such a wide-angle view (11mm—22mm equivalent)! …

★ “Does Apple Even Have a Cloud Strategy?”

GigaOM: Apple’s massive data center in North Carolina has been in the news of late, prompting morewide-eyed speculation among some analysts about its ultimate purpose. Possibilities include a music subscription service like Rhapsody, a video subscription service like Netflix, and free MobileMe. However, the most likely service, at least initially, is a digital locker for iTunes.Music storage for a …