I'm thoroughly enjoying this podcast interview with Colin McRae's co-driver Nicky Grist. I could listen to Nicky tell rally stories all. frickin. day. :-)

pca.st/episode/d2ea2db8-15ee-4

My Dad bought this foosball table back in 1980 when I was 12. Decided to challenge him once again yesterday. He's 84 and has Parkinson's but as you can see he's doing A-okay. πŸ‘ I will have to challenge him more often. It's been a couple years since I last played ... yeah, that's my excuse. :-)

youtu.be/ugEEpcm6RA4

Ordering upgraded internet for our new office we are moving locations next week (though everybody's still working from home here). Have spoken with 3 different (very nice) people so far. On the phone 45min with nothing actually ordered yet. Coffee and an internet browser make waiting on hold at least bearable.

This made me laugh so much my gut hurts. I both love and hate that this describes my relationship with hobbies and interests so accurately. LOL

vimeo.com/26772752

Gotta make early morning park walks a more regular thing. Will throw it on the pile of good intentions. :-)

Not sure if there's any spreadsheet wonks out there.. I've got a table with values. Given an PGAref value of say 0.23, I want to interpolate between the values along the highlighted Class D row. I only have this discrete table of values, there are no functions associated with those values. I want to do this strictly in Libreoffice Calc or Excel. Is there a way to do this other than using a terrible set of nested IF statements?

Weeknight park visit at sunset. Cold, but pretty. πŸ‘

This winter I decided to buy a box of those blue nitrile gloves. Not to service my car or do anything glamorous, but to do dishes with! (I do a lot of dishes it seems lol) Did you know you can operate a phone (including the fingerprint sensor) through these with no issues? I was genuinely surprised. :-)

My lovely daughter got me this for my bday... It's not necessarily true but I love it. πŸ˜‰

Pretty much a belt and suspenders (and beard and hair net and mask) on one of my site visits today. Lol!

My Dad still gets a tv guide. I think that's quaint. I spent many hours of my youth hunched over a bowl of cereal scanning through these for monster movies. :-)

So after some testing it's still weird. Using 4K-60fps video from my phone renders great out of . But using the 1080p-60fps footage does not. So I guess it's either change my default video settings on the phone to shoot 4k or transcode 1080p videos slightly if I'm going to use them in kdenlive. Hmm.

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Playing with . Everything is working great except it renders solid white video (audio's fine). Tried multiple output formats. Preview is fine. Must be doing something dumb on my end. I did apply white balance correction to the clips. Will try just rendering uncorrected plain clips to see.

@sotolf @0PT41N @tvass Bertie is getting up in age and his hips are getting sore after walks so he now gets to eat breakfast lying down. On shag carpet. Tough life. πŸ˜‰

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Yah.. he thinks he's all that. At home he's all about the lazy cuddles and jerkiness sometimes too. Lol.

I dare not speak ill of cats. I used to have 4 years ago. We were thinking about getting one to keep him company. Just scared he might squish it. Being dainty ain't one of his strong suits. :-)

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Related to something I posted a week ago about computer generated faces. Here's a quick video explaining the sort of amazing advances made in this sort of thing. I find myself in awe seeing technological advances like this. But I can also understand people seeing this and feeling pessimism and fear of the future too.
youtu.be/SWoravHhsUU

I made a Valentine's Day gift for my wife. It was either a macaroni and glue card or this. :-) And that was my last ditch freehand attempt at a heart. You gotta squint and use your imagination.

The cold temps and fluffy overnight snow makes it feel like someone dumped that fake movie set snow here. :-)

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