Daily Archives: Monday, 21st Jun 2010

Weight and Stuff Report – 21 June 2010

Hmm. Back up a bit today. Possibly. It’s hard to be sure, because the first time I got on the scale, it said


Which either means it was trying to say something, or it was running out of power. I assumed the later, so I reseated the battery and it seemed to calm down a bit.

As the sun decided to come out today, I took my 5D Mk II for a walk, concentrating on some areas due to be redeveloped, and having a play with some settings. More of that later[1], but for now here’s something I hadn’t seen until today:



Someone’s gone to a moderate degree of trouble to create this, so I hope it’s taken away in one piece and put somewhere when the demolition starts.

[1] For an arbitrary, tuit-dependent value of “later”, of course.

Good advice for developers

This is a nicely argued version of what I’ve been known to incoherently mutter or rant when faced with a badly made website:

Your App’s Website Sucks » Matt Legend Gemmell

This has more often been an issue at work, where I go to a company’s website and spend a few minutes trying to work out what their product actually does.

Oh, and the videos thing? Yeah, have to agree with Matt there. I can read a description[1] and look at some screenshots[2] in much less time than you can mumble your way through a demo.

[1] Properly written, please
[2] Nicely scaled so I can see some detail, please