In A Plethora of Space Operas: Where to Start With the Work of John Scalzi
I have tons of favorite authors, but there’s something special about finding that first author in whatever your favorite genre is that can tell a story that makes you go, “I want more of this immediately.” After reading Old Man’s War, I devoured all the work by Scalzi that I could afford to buy and then started waiting for him to publish more
Even though I am still not finished with the Expanse series, I am already looking forward to read something new. I have read one novella by Scalzi which was very nice and am interested in more. In this article are some good suggestions.
I was looking around for some video editing software on Android and found both Quik and Premiere Clip rather nice. Quik automates more while Premiere Clip offers more control. With Quik it is though faster to make a bit more splashy videos.
I will have to play around with both of them more.
Since we had a snowstorm the other day, not that I’m bitter, I was reminded of this nice info-graphic published by NASA a while ago.
Lot’s of interesting fact, nicely presented. Very interesting.
In “A Time Capsule for the World Wide Web” blogger Tim Carmody asked the readers of Kottke.org to show him “What’s the best you got?” with the quest to find the best things in the history of the internet.
The result is this series of posts, which take quite a bit of time to go through. There is a lot of great stuff in there. Some familiar (to me) and lot’s of new stuff. Many things to explore.
Check out the posts here.
Adding another social network to the mix
Annoyed by myself I needed to re-instate my theme challenge
A new addition to my shirt-collection has arrived
A shirt from my favourite podcast, Material, has arrived. Yeah! The first time these shirts were available I missed the window to order them, but this time I managed. Shout-out to the team at Material and RelayFM.
I’m a long time fan of Jerry Bergonzi. His music, teachings/books and more recently educational videos have accompanied me for more than 20 years. Some friends of mine had lessons with him in the past and it was always interesting to hear from them about the lessons. So far though, I never had the chance to meet him, or see him live.
The happier I was to learn that Jerry and Tim Hagans will perform on this years Elojazz Festival. The line-up seems to be similar to the above. Looking forward to see/hear him there.
Another milestone here on the blog
This week had a bit of a space theme to it