A friend recently hooked me up with a Flickr Pro account, a gift that I will ultimately pay forward by purchasing a Pro account for another friend on Flickr.
Anyway, Flickr Pro status allows you to upload videos in addition to pictures. Here is my first Flickr video test: Aidan swinging in the backyard this past weekend.
Whenever people ask me why I like my employer so much from now on I’ll just point them at this video.
Woot! It’s Sysadmin Day!
From the description:
In Radiohead’s new video for “House of Cards”, no cameras or lights were used. Instead, 3D plotting technologies collected information about the shapes and relative distances of objects. The video was created entirely with visualizations of that data.
Also, here is a behind the scenes video if you’d like to learn more.
There there blog, I know I’ve neglected you. I’ve been super busy and … yes, yes ok I know excuses won’t cut it here. You’re pissed. I’m sorry.
Here is a peace offering instead: My favorite (and default) video player for OS X, NicePlayer, has finally been updated in the form of a preview build. This preview includes the return of remote control support, something which has been broken since 10.5 originally came out. Yes, that is quite a long time now and yes, I did wonder up until the moment I found this preview build if the application was dead in the water.
One of my favorite TV shows for the past few… hell, my entire life returns to the air tonight. The fourth and final season of Battlestar Galactica will start on Sci-Fi tonight @ 10:00 PM EDT.
In case you need a recap, or have never seen the recent reincarnation of the show and are looking to get in on the action, here is handy dandy 8 minute recap of seasons one through three.