Kaptain Kristian’s latest explainer video is a fun one: he explains how the anapestic tetrameter rhyming style of Dr. Seuss helped us better understand language as kids, all while rhyming in the video himself. It’s stupid catchy (obviously, because it’s done in the style of Dr.
Source: How the Rhymes of Dr. Seuss Helped Teach Us Language
We’ve been reading Green Eggs and Ham, Cat in the Hat a few other Dr. Seuss books to Alex lately. Green Eggs and Ham is definitely his favourite.
“Everybody connects to this that all hope is not lost, that you can make a stand,”
Source: Deception and One Last Roll of Film: The Story Behind the Tank Man Photo
Syambra Moitozo, writing for Motherboard: Thinking back to that class, I remember looking out the classroom window on our first day. It was raining and Steve walked across the playground wearing a red, white, and yellow umbrella hat — indicative of his love for quirky innovations.
Source: Steve Wozniak, Fifth Grade Computer Teacher
Continuing their blistering pace of development, the team at Bonobo Labs have updated their award-winning app, Moleskine Timepage , to version 2.0. The update features a slew of performance updates, which the developers attribute to a “whole new code foundation that makes it faster to use and optimizes how your calendars are synced.” Also aiding in the fluidity are new animations throughout the app.
Source: Timepage for iPhone Adds Better Syncing, New Theme Colors, More in Version 2.0
Super Mario Run is now live on the App Store — buy it yourself for $9.99. The much-anticipated game is Nintendo’s first real attempt to puts its storied back catalogue of video game characters to use in the mobile world. Super Mario Run is a take on the endless runner type of game, letting players control Mario in a traditional side-scrolling platformer environment, but with just one control: tap to jump.
Source: Super Mario Run is available now to download on iOS
Initial thoughts – The game is great. It’s a Mario game through and through. Nintendo still has a bit of work to do around the rest of the app though. The sign up process isn’t that great. Nintendo are still using the rubbish numbers based Player ID system for gamer tags.
The marketplace disruption puts huge pressure on any merchant who merely created a commodity. This means vineyards, graphic designers, photographers, etc.
When you see it coming, there are only two choices:
Run like hell to a new market, or,
Move up, faster and more boldly than anyone thinks is rational.
Source: When your marketplace shifts
During the month of November, each week they release a series of videos from day in portrait shooting. Together they cover Athletic Portraits, Strip Light Portraits, Window Light Portraits, and Environmental Portraits. These are just quick videos showing you the light set up and the final image. It’s more of an exploration of the complete process and detail of how and why the lightening is set up the way it is.
Source: Adorama and Joe McNally Teams up to Show us Lighting for Portraits
Joe McNally is one of the best in the industry using speedlights. One of my photography heroes.