Waze, which is now owned by Google, if you aren't familiar with it, is a mobile app that many drivers use to find their way around. Their tag line is "outsmarting traffic, together"So what if instead of leveraging data the app was actually manned by humans .. this rather amusing Brazilian video shows how that might work (or not!)https://youtu.be/Dh7YcT1zHGcIt has … [Read more...] about Waze in Real Life
French cinema chain Gaumont has a very slick and clever advertising campaign running at the moment. The "story" that unfolds over the course of the ad is self-explanatory, but it is the masterful combining of the on screen imagery with the carefully chosen snippets from well known films that makes it work so well.https://youtu.be/5qo1sPGjX34 Gaumont's 2018 advertising … [Read more...] about French Cinema Chain Uses Clever Editing in Advertising
I currently have a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200. It's fine as cameras go, though I have found its ability to take multiple shots in quick succession a bit lacking. I've taken it on multiple trips to different parts of the globe, including my recent trip to Peru, or to the much closer steam rally over in Stradbally.My Panasonic Lumix is still perfectly fine, but I'm also aware … [Read more...] about Camera Recommendations?
Nice clear blue skies with barely any clouds.That's what greeted me this morning when I stepped outside the back door of my house for a coffee before heading into the office.Gorgeous start to the day and such a contrast with yesterday's rather damp and overcast weather! … [Read more...] about Clear Skies to Start the day
As I recently mentioned, I've been trying to find some lighting for my house. I'm still looking for lights, but as can easily happen a trawl of CataWiki resulted in me buying a lamp that wasn't on my shopping list! I got a very nice vintage chrome Anglepoise lamp. For now it's going to live as a side lamp in my dining room area, as it'll give a nice lighting effect that you … [Read more...] about Adding More Lighting to my “Smart” Home