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Month: September 2008

Bookmarks for September 15th through September 19th

Bookmarks for September 15th through September 19th

These are my links for September 15th through September 19th:

Note: (Added by Stephen by hand) For the top link above, if you have a bunch of pngs in a bunch of folders, you can use this script to shrink them all at once:

#!/bin/bash
 
for i in $( find . -name \*.png\* -print  )
do
~/bin/pngout -y $i
done
Bookmarks for September 10th through September 15th

Bookmarks for September 10th through September 15th

These are my links for September 10th through September 15th:

Bookmarks for September 4th through September 9th

Bookmarks for September 4th through September 9th

These are my links for September 4th through September 9th:

Failed Time Lapse

Failed Time Lapse

Two days ago Melissa and I drove from Berkeley to San Diego. We drove on US 101 for most of the way, but used Hwy 1 between Monterey and San Luis Obispo. The weather was fantastic and the scenery beats I-5 any day, even on 101. It does take longer, but it’s worth it if you don’t have arrive at the destination at any particular time. I wanted to record the journey, as I have before, but this time looking forward. Using the Canon A620 my father gave me and my laptop connected to it using USB, I managed to do this without too much interference. However, the batteries on the camera died early on, so I didn’t capture the whole trip, or even the most scenic parts of it. In the future I’ll need to use an external power source.

I am sharing it because there’s no harm. It’s not very good, so I didn’t bother to add any music. Below the video you can see rough route the video covers on a Google map.

The video lasts 1 minute 44 seconds, is 5.6 MB in size, and the frames are separated by eight seconds.


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