Dark thoughts 

@sotolf I've occasionally been accused of being a serial optimist. It can annoy certain people, but it has served me well. I think mental and physical health are way more interrelated than most people think.

@pm weird? No. I'm the one with the beard and hair nets. Lol

@pm it's a milk production facility so the beard and hair nets (and glasses) were always standard there (as they are in almost all food production facilities I've been in). The rest is par for the course these days.

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

@DoorToDoorGeek it is. And if anyone's in the Toronto area and wondering what's on the tube tonight... You're welcome 😜

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. 😉

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@sotolf @0PT41N @tvass

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.

@randynose I simply had no mix. But it's dead simple. Flour, milk, eggs, salt, sugar, baking powder. Plus vanilla extract and cinnamon cuz that's how I roll.

@randynose made them from scratch. Doubled the recipe. Go big or go home. 😛

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.

@randynose if I'm waiting for coffee to brew, or stuffing my face with a snack or something, I've been known to stand and watch. :-)

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

@chimera @joeligj12 I don't use it (but I may now that I know what it is). Apparently the latest version does work but it's not updated yet for Ubuntu. But apparently you can build it yourself and it works in 20.10: gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/sushi/-

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