I’ve been on Flickr for over a decade. And I have over 20 thousand photos. Imagine. I didn’t think this is possible. Memories. Snapshots. Visual notes. The primary beneficiary is… me. I love browsing thru my photos. I love seeing old snapshots emerge in the Flickr stats or in old links or chats. I realize […]
Some notes and photos from Saturday’s UX camp in Zürich: Adrian Sameli took us thru the process of building infographics. His tip on tools to use: Excel and Adobe Illustrator. He tried one or two infographic tools but didn’t like them much. In the discussion we looked at d3js.org. Next, I attended a session on […]
I’m seeing some unexpected page views: Flickr photos embedded in the old way are not showing in Google Chrome on Mac. But they are showing in Safari on the same machine. I disabled all my Chrome extensions except Lastpass, but the photos are still not loading. This is how they are embedded: Any ideas why […]
In 2009 I took these snapshots of cellphone shops in Blantyre, Malawi:
for future reference, a list of useful photo resources: http://nicoleschnell.ch/post/16935324027/stockbilder-for-free Searching on Facebook: I previously posted this link on one of my Facebook accounts. But i couldn’t find it although i knew which timeframe and FB account. Plus if a FB post doesn’t have any likes or comments or shares, it gets demoted. Very one-sided […]
I went to the Netherlands for a long weekend. An inspiring place for a passionate cyclist like me…. I flew to Amsterdam and then rented bike and cycled north in direction Hoorn, along the Ijsselmeer. Very beautiful and lots of fun. The weather was sunny on my way up, but very rainy and windy on […]
My family’s email account in Blantyre was blocked twice in the past week, due to well-meaning but over-sized Christmas and New Year email greetings. Attachments with over 2 MBs. The family is still on a phone line with a very slow connection rate. And downloading emails with a large attachment takes forever and a day. […]
I’ve added more snapshots from northern Germany:
Today’s recommended link: Cy Kuckenbaker’s photos from Malawi: http://cysfilm.com/ The corresponding Flickr album is at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cykuck/
My latest photos from Blantyre to Basel. Most interesting photos: Flickriver Latest uploads at Flickr Explore: 1. DSC00104, 2. Christmas card…, 3. nutella alternative from israel, 4. bubble tea
There are currently 5592 photos on Malawi at Flickr. The photos really show how beautiful this country is. An ongoing tourism campaign.
What a beautiful vintage car. I saw this snapshot in my Flickr archive. From 2008, taken in Hannover with my Canon 40D. I like this Alfa Romeo. Find out more in this Wikipedia article.
For the boring flower snapshot album, some first signs of spring.
Brian Dean’s recent study confirmed what many Digital Marketing folks know intuitively. (…) Brian Dean recently found that 94% of all content generates zero backlinks. And just 1.3% of articles gobble up 75% of all social shares. Source: Brafton It’s 2020 and we’ve have been pumping out content for many years. Algorithms influence distribution. How do you earn […]
Some snapshots and memories in this Flickr album.
A snapshot from my archives on Flickr.
Saw this chalk message on the pavement this week near Basel SBB train station. Where is your life going?
I went photo-walking with the Basel Photography Meetup on Saturday. The theme was #Openings. On my way into town, I saw this yellow monster. Nothing open about it. And very noisy. I like this snapshot of openings within a gate: This snapshot of some openings in this construction site scaffolding fits my likeable criteria equally […]
Yesterday, I set my alarm to 6 am and jumped on the 7:33 train to Zürich-Oerlikon. On a Saturday. To attend a barcamp on media. If you are unfamiliar with the concept of barcamps, a barcamp is a conference that organizes the talks by itself, on the day, Someone provides some rooms and infrastructure such […]
I noticed that searching for the phrase “the boring flower snapshot” still leads to some of my flower snaps on Google and Duck Duck Go. Added some new snaps to my collection. So boring. I think this is a great example how using links and relevant anchor texts consistently can help you rank for a […]
There are so many beautiful poppies this year. I captured some impressions on Flickr. It must be the additional rain that causes poppies to bloom. The field next to Fondation Beyeler is red with flowers.
I went for a long slow run today. Along the Wiese river. Up to Bettingen. Via my favourite sawdust track (aka Finnenbahn) at Ausserberg. And, ending my run at the Kneipp facility in Riehen. Feeling positive and blessed.
Took this snap of a stack of newspapers some time ago. I like the pattern.