I was looking for the origin of the quote “Failure is not an option.”. You find some interesting sources. I still do not know if the source I found is … Continue reading Free wallpaper: Failure is not an option
Most of the time when you hear Alfred Korzybski classic saying you do not hear the full version. Almost all of the time you get the abbreviation.
We live in a highly complex world. The things we create get also more complex each day. Sometimes we have to simplify our creations. But is there a degree of … Continue reading Can something be too simple?
Most people know Sun Tsu (or Sunzi, Sun Tse,…) for his treatise The art of war. Don’t worry. This is not some article on war and tactics. We are going … Continue reading The one thing you should know from Sun Tsu
Do you know Parkinson’s law? Well, maybe you do not know that you know it. “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” Sounds familiar? You know … Continue reading A Mercury wallpaper and Parkinson’s law
Sometimes pictures make you think. Especially at the end of the year, where it’s traditionally the time to reflect on the past year and think about what choices you made, … Continue reading Thinking at the end of the year – “Crossroads of choice” wallpaper
Sometimes the way things look, sound or feel are created by the tools used in the process of creation. I think that most of the people would think on analog … Continue reading A quick thought on tools
How can you learn something? There are several ways of course. Let’s take the example of imitation and variation.
I had to install Magic Lantern again, because I formatted the card where it ran from. Because people always ask or look for it, I decided to write a short … Continue reading How to install Magic Lantern in some easy steps
I finally made my proof of concept: By using Blender I made a time lapse video and applied some virtual dolly movement. Meaning, that the camera is moving across the … Continue reading The virtual dolly – time lapse next gen
I wrote earlier on about my contact with CHDK and how I tried to do some time lapses. I was fascinated how easy this technique is and how powerful the … Continue reading Lessons learned from Timelapsing with the CHDK
Motion detection is one of the features most cameras lack. There is some kind of trigger for taking group pictures by waving. But that’s it. If you own a Canon … Continue reading Catching a lightning made easy