Month: August 2012

Building websites with Jekyll, Github Pages

This post has made me very curious. They use a different stack: Jekyll for page templates and static file generation HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files GitHub Pages static HTTP server Supplemented with external APIs where necessary I guess, you can convert WordPress to static HTML. I found this description. Looking a little further, there’s this …

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Kamikaze wasp

While cycling this morning – on my way to church – a wasp flew directly into my face and stung me on my lower lip. Somehow I managed to remove the stinger. Luckily I am not allergic. I used my bottle of ice water to cool the sting. Natural remedies: place a slice of onion …

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Shooting like a pro

Took part in a photo shooting at the day job. I learnt a lot by watching a pro. Lighting – using indirect flash and white boards to bounce the light. Tethered shooting – to position the photo and to check the lighting and sharpness on a larger screen. Quantity – the photographer took 28 GB …

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Saturday

Slow start to a beautiful day. Listening to dradio.de and sipping Chicco d’oro coffee and reading my way thru awesome Twitter people and browsing thru Flickr. 2 laptops, 1 iPod Touch, 1 Blackberry, and 1 Canon digicam all within close distance. Generation screen. It’s caturday. Planning to head to the swimming pool later. Loading my …

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