Time-lapse: A Taste of New York

There is time-lapse… And there is time-lapse.

This 3-minute introduction of New York (Manhattan, really) is just impressive. The visuals, the sounds, the transitions, … Can you make a better promo video for any city?

Be sure to check their other time-lapse videos; the team is from Austria and their videos about Vienna and Austria are just stunning.

h/t Gonzague

Share screenshots, own your data

I’ve used image sharing software for the past 5 years: CloudApp, Cloudup, Droplr, I tried them all. Those apps are great to quickly share screenshots, annotated images, gifs, or even screencasts with users. Sometimes, an image is worth a thousand words. :)

When I switched to Linux for my February challenge, I set out to find a cross-platform alternative to all those services. Here is what I came up with.

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On Repeat Today: Ghosting — Reimagining Miyazaki

I don’t know much about anime, but I’ve always really enjoyed Hayao Miyazaki’s films. Nausicaä, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, are all films I want to show my daughter when she grows up. I like Miyazaki’s takes on the interactions between humans and nature, and his style in general.

So of course, when I discovered this mixtape with samples from all those movies, I jumped on it!


A few days in Albuquerque

Working for Automattic is pretty great. Not only is the work fun and challenging, I also get to travel quite a bit. In the past few years, I’ve discovered San Francisco, Pune, Kauai, Dublin, and many other interesting places.

This month I added two more cities to my list: Madrid, Spain, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. I didn’t take many pictures in Madrid, but I know my colleague Donncha will keep adding more pictures from our trip to his photo blog in the next few months. 😊

I did, however, take a few pictures in Albuquerque.

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