Quote to remember

via Su Franke on Flickr: "Firmen wollen auf den Mond fliegen, haben aber nur klapprige Fahrräder rumstehen" Zitat von Jürg Stuker https://t.co/PKlFCO22Q9 — Panchenga (@nchenga) September 17, 2016

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The fast track to DIY images

For all my creative photography friends, here’s an article by Moz on how images boost conversion. And a list of tools. Visage https://visage.co/ Recordit http://recordit.co/ GIFboom (no link cos the sample photos look like they are intended for a dating site) Placeit https://placeit.net/ Studio http://www.madewithstudio.com/ SnapChat (errr… really?) The sample images displayed in the Moz […]

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Barcamp Bodensee 2016

Last Saturday I attended Barcamp Bodensee in Konstanz. Here are some brief notes and thoughts on sessions that I attended: Ask a digital teen Barcamp attendees asked a 15 year old what apps and web services he uses. Youtube, Gaming, TeamSpeak, Discord app, some Whatsapp, Google Calendar. No TV. No Facebook. His school doesn’t allow […]

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Snapshots

Some photos from my Flickr stream: I’ve got this theory that fresh green colour soothes the eyes and helps to relax.   I saw 2 cats. Both look somewhat unamused. And ready to pounce on any intruders. Saturday was sunny and warm. I like this snapshot, taken with my Moto 3 G:

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Useful check list for your new WordPress site

I found this list of useful tips on launching a WordPress site: Don’t Launch a WordPress Site Before You Go Through This Checklist https://t.co/1jYcZV1yVH too late, already launched — Panchenga (@nchenga) March 27, 2016 Things to watch out for are: fast hosting search-engine optimized theme WordPress is working on a new codebase: The new WordPress.com […]

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Museum Unterlinden in Colmar

On my daily bicycle commute, I kept noticing art posters, labelled Le nouvel Unterlinden. Today, I saw a Designboom article, shared by someone in my community, discussing the newly renovated museum in Colmar. herzog & de meuron renovates and extends colmar's musée unterlinden https://t.co/qXcTozsuOY pic.twitter.com/sepN4lgU19 — designboom (@designboom) February 7, 2016 Connection made. Advertising works. […]

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It’s February already

I listened to the latest episode of The Big Web Show this weekend. The topic was interaction architecture. Here’s a tweet pointing to the show: Is Information Architecture a dead art, or does it matter more than ever?@abby_the_ia @zeldman Big Web Show № 142https://t.co/ft9EQIw8n4 — The Big Web Show (@thebigwebshow) January 22, 2016 On Sunday […]

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Best snapshot of 2015?

Here is an attempt to find my best snapshot per month for 2015. January 2015 February 2015 March 2015 April 2015 May 2015 June 2015 July 2015 August 2015 September 2015 October 2015 November 2015 December 2015 The method: I quickly scanned through my photos on a per month basis and selected a photo based […]

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Reasons to blog

I saw this article today on the benefits of blogging: “So why should you blog?” https://t.co/sxbWSvtWPI — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) November 1, 2015 Blogs refine your thoughts Blogs reward the creator Blogs amplify your humanity Blogs connect us to our tribes Blogs give introverts a voice Blogs reward the “new age” publishers Blogs embrace the experimenters Blogs […]

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Jetpack Publicize

Auto-sharing via Jetpack Publicize didn’t work on my previous post on chiperoni.ch. I’ll need to investigate if there is a conflict with another plugin. Irgendetwas ist immer. Maybe this post will be auto-shared?

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Autumn colours

Last weekend, I went for a walk on Belchen in the southern Black Forest (1414 m). Not as high and spectacular as the Swiss alps, but still very beautiful. I nearly forgot to take my camera. Here are some snapshots:

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A vine a day

I’ve started using Vine on my 2nd generation Moto G. I haven’t bought a tripod or started editing vines. Some recent shots: Everyday typography: Everyday typography https://t.co/sCth2BNAeV — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) October 22, 2015 Chiperoni ku Basel (drizzle rain in Basel): Chiperoni ku Basel https://t.co/2oBqHHOMzn — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) October 15, 2015 Velo culture: Velo culture https://t.co/E0PWXp1o4M […]

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Referral traffic from social media has dropped

I saw this Bufferapp article on declining social media traffic. We’ve lost nearly half our social referral traffic in the last year I say. No wonder. Everybody is online, creating tonnes of content. Most people are too busy to read, let alone follow so many data streams. Many web pages don’t get any traffic at […]

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The future of blogging is … plogging

I found this Wired article discussing Facebook’s recent Notes update for long-form content and Medium. Apparently, “plogging” stands for platform-based blogging. "it’s hard being a blogger today, because to succeed you need to be able to scale" http://t.co/yiYdirocoQ pic.twitter.com/1JJlE7dyay — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) October 3, 2015 “Blogs and the longer forms of expression they accommodate won’t […]

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