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.
I went for a walk/run today. Probably about 6 km. 2 hills. Some stairs. Lots of sun. Stopped to take photos with my Samsung A6.
Last autumn I planted some tulip bulbs in my small garden. My Flickr stream is currently full of snapshots. My own tulip mania. A selection:
Photos containing the colour blue:
A collection of photos showing the colour yellow
Here’s a selection of Flickr photos that contain #red:
Photos of the Beyeler Museum in Riehen, Basel-Stadt.
The boring flower snapshot is still going strong. I cycled past a field of flowers this week and stopped to take some snaps. The light was beautiful. Taken with my smartphone… As they say, the best camera is the one that is with you. View my album “The boring flower snapshot” on Flickr.
In a recent offline conversation, I dropped a comment: That’s my common social object with so-and-so. Me in an informal conversation I realized how much this old blog post from the beginnings of blogging has influenced me. My observation: If I find a common social object, it helps me re-connect. If I find a common […]
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 […]