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September 2011

 

Instagram feature requests x2 x1.25

Update Instagram have improved the filter selection in the 2.0.1 update. It’s not what I suggested, but it works a helluva lot better. I suggested…

 

Catching up on recent trips

Update 1: Hong Kong (below) Update 2: Vietnam (below) Because I’m a bit lazy busy, I’ve not written about, or posted photos from, many trips…

 

Cover: Singapore

Today I fly to Singapore for a week. The weather’s not shaping up too well… :( Image cobbled together from a few icons from the…

 

Amazing movements in dance

Marquese ‘NONSTOP’ Scott. Amazing. (Sorry for the short posts lately, I’ve been playing “tourists” while my parents have been visiting the last 10 days or…

 

Gumboots?

Going to Singapore for a week starting Monday. Shit looks promising… :(

 

Ad made from 100% recycled ads

Cool advert for Nike Better World, made from old Nike ads. (The Nike Better World website is a pretty nice example of HTML5 at work…

 

Twitterstagram

Lalety I’ve been enjoying posting to and checking Instagram more than Twitter. I’m not 100% sure why, but here are a some theories: Instagram is…

 

TR2N   >  Tron Legacy

The diagram above succinctly illustrates, in my opinion, what’s wrong with hollywood today.

 
Birkenstock outer

Things: Birkenstock sandals

Encountering the custom shoe makers in Hoi An on a recent trip, I decided to have my trusty Birkenstock sandals repaired and resoled. Again. I’ve…

 

Cover: Canon DC-38

My parents arrive in KL tomorrow, and we’re heading to the Perhentian Islands for a long weekend. I’ve bought this nifty underwater housing for our…

 

Liverpop

Last night was a visit to Bistro a Table for their degustation menu. Degustation to me, is synonymous with wearing a collar and pants, the…

 

Busy, busy, busy

I’ve been writing less than usual over the last month. Which is less than I’d like to. Also, I’ve not worked on any photography for…

 

The black cube can show us the way

A single good one Dieter Rams (design legend of Braun products) gives us a glimpse into his design thinking. I agree with pretty much everything…

 

I went to Dreamhost and all I got was a lousy hacking

An hour or so before our fevered leaving for a one-week trip to Vietnam, my Dreamhost account was hacked1. Instead of typing “bartkowalski.com” and getting

 

Vietnam

Well, we finally made it. Waiting at Saigon domestic airport, 333 beer in-belly, for our flight to Hue. Updates may be sparse for the next…