.. to deal with money. This seems to be the motivation of the german ministry of consumer protection: It asks the mobile phone companies to offer special rates for youths (via www.heise.de). The aim is most likely to prevent them to spent money they don’t have. But this way, they will learn that they deserve [...]
Archive for March, 2005
… for climbing today. It’s warm enough the first day this year to have fun outside
After they have been closed two weeks ago, the Cimbing.de discussion groups have been reopened. There is now a set of rules that will be enforced by moderaters. And the webmaster implemented a feature so that you can hide contributions of individual members. This might be the killer feature to keep the discussion group readable. [...]
Do you know the Photo friday challenge? It is an internet photographing challenge. They give a subject each week and people can submit one photo they have taken. Last weeks subject was Obsession, but for most participants the subject does not matter. As usual, they post a photo of their cat or dog anyway. Can [...]
Sonja asked me today, whether I am a denier of in-code documentation. I think I am.
Frank’s article about Fast fail made me think about the way to hunt for bugs one more time.
A few minutes ago, my new lenses arrived. A Sigma EX 28-70 F2.8 DF Aspherical. It will replace my old Sigma 28-105mm 2.8-4.0 AF, which oftern caused overexposure on my *istD. With the new lenses, the problem seems to be gone. I bought the lenses on Monday at ebay and they already arrived today. And [...]
Ever tried to photograph your flat panel using a polarizer filter? You may get a black screen! It seems that at least my LCD monitor emits heavily polarized light. Never known that! Does somebody knows more about that?
I will no longer post selected photos to this blog, but instead post them to a separate photo blog . Therefore, I installed folderblog, a very simple (but therefore easy to adapt) photo blog php software package. That bestowed on me the first experiences with php-programming: I had to write the rss functionality myself. So [...]
Taken today on the Rhine river.