Why do I feel a need to blog daily? There seems to be some kind of consensus or norm in the blogosphere that blogs should be updated daily. Several blogs about blogging recommend posting daily and blog search engine Technorati’s rankings are correlated to a blog its freshness. There is both an internal and an… Read more Essay: The Perceived Freshness Fetish
I first came into contact with Justice when I saw their video for D.A.N.C.E. on MTV. The video clip with the dynamic t-shirts is cheerful and beautifully crafted and proves to me that Internet has not killed the videostar quite yet. Then I saw that friends were playing the record on their last.fm account and… Read more Music tip: Justice – †
I recently worked at a friend’s house and I was trying to connect to their wireless networked called “GORGONZOLA.” I thought that was a pretty funny name until I noticed the names some neighbors had given their networks. One was called PAKISTAN and another was called Jesus Christus is Heer (Jesus Christus is Lord) which… Read more What is your network called? Or: a religious wireless network war?
Yesterday I installed Safari Beta for Windows and gave it a try. I’ve been using Firefox for a while now and I’m very satisfied. I often use Safari on other people’s Mac and I like it because of its minimalistic interface and its fast startup and page loading. Unfortunately the Windows version is a very… Read more Thoughts on Safari beta for Windows and the Lucida Grande font
I created this panorama within seconds with AutoStitch which is is the product of two years of research by Matthew Brown and David Lowe at the University of British Columbia. Easy and simple to use: just load your images and the output is a neatly stitched panorama. I only trimmed the edges in the GIMP… Read more Panorama view over Westerpark and the Gashouder pond
They say a picture is worth a thousand words but these pictures are worth 1693 words each. After writing 5079 words for my essay on “The Perceived Freshness Fetish” it was time for a little break. I walked through the park and found the most beautiful spot ever inside a huge pond overlooking the Gashouder.… Read more A picture is worth a thousand words