Lightroom in Iceland

by Daniel H. Steinberg

Derrick Story is back from sunlight twenty-two hours a day in Iceland. He talks to George Jardine about shooting pictures and working on them in Adobe's Lightroom. Chuck Toporek talks with Google's Brian Fitzpatrick Google Code and Subversion and Andy Oram talks about Linux Certification Testing with James Stanger. (DTF 08-14-2006: 25 minutes 40 seconds)

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Distributing the Future August 14, 2006: "Lightroom in Iceland"

0:50 Leopard and Vista

I've just come back from a week at Apple's WorldWide Developer Conference full of religion. I'm beginning this week's DTF with a quick look at the Microsoft baiting at WWDC and a look at the ongoing religious war between the two camps. (2:25)

3:15 Google Code

O'Reilly Senior Editor Chuck Toporek talks to Google engineer Brian Fitzpatrick about Google Code, Subversion, and about the student program at this year's WWDC. (6:05)

9:20 Lightroom in Iceland

Have you checked out the O'Reilly Lightroom site? Online Editorial Director, photographer, and author Derrick Story was one of the talented photographers to travel on the Iceland Adventure to take photographs and then experiment with Lightroom. Here Derrick talks to Adobe Digital Imaging Evangelist George Jardine about the experience. You can also listen to the full conversation.(7:40)

17:00 Linux Certification

Andy Oram closes out this week's show with an interview he conducted at this year's OSCON with James Stanger. The two talked about Linux Certification and about LPI. (8:05)

Total running time: 25:40

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Production Notes

The initial montage is from Tim O'Reilly, recorded at OSCON '04 and in a phone interview with Doug Kaye of IT Conversations, and is used with permission. "The future is here, it's just not evenly distributed yet" is a quote from author William Gibson that Tim used with attribution.

The credits, including special thanks to David Battino for composing and performing the theme music. David can be found at and also edits O'Reilly's Digital Audio site. David provided a lot of help and feedback getting this program launched. We used Soundtrack Pro, Bias Peak, and Audio Hijack Pro to put it together.

Daniel H. Steinberg is the editor for the new series of Mac Developer titles for the Pragmatic Programmers. He writes feature articles for Apple's ADC web site and is a regular contributor to Mac Devcenter. He has presented at Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference, MacWorld, MacHack and other Mac developer conferences.

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