The small apple tree in our garden provided a total of 8 apples this year. This is an increase of 33%. I’ll will soon be able to stop working and live off the produce of my lands. The photo shows one of the 8 which soon after were converted into an apple crumble.
Today is the 100th birthday of one my favourite philosophers and writers: Albert Camus. Google is honouring the event with a Google Doodle showing the myth of Sisyphus, which is a powerful piece on the absurdity of man’s existence. It ends with:
I leave Sisyphus at the foot of the mountain! One always finds one’s burden again. But Sisyphus teaches the higher fidelity that negates the gods and raises rocks. He too concludes that all is well. This universe henceforth without a master seems to him neither sterile nor futile. Each atom of that stone, each mineral flake of that night filled mountain, in itself forms a world. The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man’s heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.
Some random pages I visited recently and which caught my attention:
I am trying to make the most of my Canon gear to be used with my new Olympus OMD:
- Mod the Yonungo RF–603C remote flash trigger to work with the Olympus OMD E-M5.
- Another description to mod the Yonungo RF–603C
I am trying to write some AppleScript to automatically tag pictures in Aperture. So here are a few links on python, AppleScript and Aperture:
I don’t think I’ve ever been more let down by technology than the first time I tried out “Airplane Mode” on my cell phone.