Basel Rhyhafen
i went a-photowalking again
Upgraded to WordPress 2.6
A message from the admin: Chip moved to WP 2.6. If anything appears broken, leave a comment 😉 Update: Finally, fixed the Terong Related Links plugin, which hasn’t been working for the past months since I upgraded to WP 2.5. I found this fix here and simply replaced the PHP code as described. After activating […]
Zittel and Sosnowska at Schaulager
Schaulager is currently showing work by Andrea Zittel and Monika Sosnowska. If you get a chance to go, you should. I particularly enjoyed Zittel’s design and architecture-related work. And Sosnowska’s Corridor is great.
The queue at the Road Traffic office
Malawi blogger Victor Kaonga writes about the long queue at the Road Traffic office: NDAGHA: What I saw at the Road Traffic Office in Lilongwe I waited in a similar queue in Blantyre during my visit last year.
Mobile Technology and Malawian Farmers
Cy has uploaded a video discussing the benefits of mobile technology for farmers in Malawi:
Workspace of an artist…
Just a quick note pointing to some snapshots I took on Saturday in Martin Gyger’s studio. I like seeing other people’s workplaces… Martin told me that he will be moving into a new workspace very soon, but before he moves out he’ll organize an exhibition. I forget the exact date but this should be some […]
Portable Power Generator
your very own energy generator: Portable Power Generator
fring-fring
in my mailbox: Hi there, You recently registered to get fring, but sadly your phone was not supported Well , good news, the wait is over, and weÂ’re delighted to now invite you to join the fring community! Caution: short techie bit coming up… Until now, phones running on Java ME software (for example lots […]
Pattern library
for future reference: Interaction Design Pattern Library Designing Interfaces Yahoo’s pattern library Improving Interface Design
Puzzled
This t-shirt text puzzled me this morning… ZIM TST ERN I figured it out after a while but at first I kept associating ZIM with Zimbabwe. I’ve uploaded two batches of snapshots to my Flickr stream. I’m a snapshotter at heart and I’m not spending much time correcting or editing my work (yet). Unhindered by […]
The Coca-Cola Index
Recommended read (via White African): AFRICANS buy 36 billion bottles of Coke a year. Because the price is set so low—around 20-30 American cents, less than the price of the average newspaper—and because sales are so minutely analysed by Coca-Cola, the Coke bottle may be one of the continent’s best trackers of stability and prosperity. […]
VoIP for iPod Touch
How to make VoIP phone calls from your iPod touch or iPhone using a freeware application called SIP-VoIP
Biking in Malawi
stumbled across this: Malawi Travel Guide and Bicycle Touring Guide Not very detailed though. The south is less hilly than the north. Ok.
Data, Stories, Interaction, Products, Connection
interesting read: Some questions marketers must ask: Does this interaction lead to connections? Do our products support our story? Is the story pulling in numbers that demonstrate that it’s working?
A reading list for aspiring knowledge workers
For future reference: A reading list for aspiring knowledge workers c.f. Definition of a knowledge worker
listening to podcasts
on photography – http://twipphoto.com/ and learning italian – http://www.italianpod101.com/
More CVS commands for humble MarComm folks
(for future reference) To remove a tag and file: cvs tag -d "tagname" filename cvs remove -f filename cvs commit -m "message" filename To tag an entire folder: cvs tag -F "tagname" foldername I started using command line cvs more frequently. These are reminders for myself. In addition to the cvs help.