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Nokia Healthmate (aka Withings) is crap

Dear Nokia Healthmate This is a very negative review of Nokia Healthmate. Having attempted to use the post-withings version of the Health Mate app I’m close to giving up. My main complaint is that user interface is unspeakably bad. I can’t see my charts, the screen keeps resizing them. The entire user interface is a […]

Selling is making poeple feel bad

The Rise of the Machines – Why Automation is Different this Time

 

The Golden Road to Samarkand

I heard about this poem play today by James Elroy Flecker and was delighted to read this. It strikes a chord with me. SCENE II At the Gate of the Moon, Bagdad. Blazing moonlight. MERCHANTS, CAMEL-DRIVERS and their beasts, PILGRIMS, JEWS, WOMEN, all manner of people. By the barred gate stands the WATCHMAN with a great key. […]

Adode Audition vs Logic Pro X – price wins

On the podcast, Ethan uses Adobe Audition for editing and I’ve been using Apple Logic Pro 9. With the new release of Logic Pro X, I considered switching to Audition so we were compatible. I’m not a fan of Adobe as a company who have a history of doing what’s best for Adobe and not […]

Listening to Your own Podcasts

I record podcasts regularly – typically once a week at the Packet Pushers Podcast. One of the less obvious problems of podcasting is that I have to listen to my own voice during the edit process (which Ethan & I do ourselves). Even after 170 shows published to date, I still cringe when listening to […]

IPv6 Podcast Recording at Cisco Live 2013 #CLUS

  Recording a Podcast on IPv6 with Kumar Reddy,  Andrew Yourchentko, Patrick Warichet and Alain Fiocco

Photos from Cisco Live 2013 – #CLUS

Video: Deshake A Star Trek Battle Scene

If you take a battle scene in Star Trek and “deshake” using a video editor, it looks rather silly. Note Riker holding onto the chair to move himself around. Awkard.