Just finished upgrading our server here @lonien.de to the current stable version of
Debian, plus installing free certificates from Let’s Encrypt for most (Sub-) Domains we run here.
Which is cool, and opens up lots of new possibilities. As an example, I’m posting this from my phone right now, from which I also took a screenshot. Note the green lock symbol on its Chrome browser:
As always, thanks for reading.
an interesting article, comparing several camera/lens combinations, a small compact, and a smartphone, all for under $1k, with the $5.5k combination of a Nikon D850 and a 105mm/1.4 lens for portraits and background blur. Recommended reading if you want to take photos of people.
Ged Brockie from Guitar Music Institute interviewed Richard Kaiser, founder of
Wikiloops.com, and put that interview into a 1 hour podcast on their page, together with some info videos about Wikiloops.
Recommended for musicians at all levels.
Happy Easter to all who celebrate it, and happy 7th birthday (or anniversary) to Wikiloops!
And thanks for reading and/or listening, as always.
And yes, we’ve donated a bit. What we could. And even if you can’t, please help spread the word. Thank you.
“I always wanted to write a song that’s 3/4 time waltz so this is what I got”
…wrote Jasmine Thompson when she was about Zuleikha’s current age (13). So what she and some others also wrote was this:
According to Jasmine’s own words, she was inspired by
H. C. Andersen‘s “ Under the willow tree” when she wrote this.
What an amazing young artist…
Today (Wednesday). Fun with my long lens at work:
Today (Wednesday). Using two of my studio strobes at home:
As always, get the photos from Flickr if you want them (just click on them).
Also as always, thanks for viewing.
The Dutch – they’ve made it again: they won the
World Solar Challenge. So congratulations to the Team Nuon Solar and their successful Nuna9 car! The video isn’t ready yet, but here’s the one from 2015, when they also won:
Well done, kids!
Thanks for watching.
What a cool image in today’s “Die Zeit”:
Our politicians as pirates of the – no, not Carribean, but the so-called “Jamaica” coalition (because black, yellow, and green are their parties’ colours).
Cool. Even with parrot!