Weekly Update 2018.01

  • Healesville Golf

Our old Golf, Healesville VIC 2012.
Olympus Infinity Stylus (mju) on Fujicolor Pro 400H.

Back in Sydney and its heat, humidity, and epic afternoon southerly changes.

We’re still awaiting the arrival of our things from India, still living with whatever we brought with us, had left behind in storage in Melbourne, or have bought since arriving home in Sydney. Hopefully next week our air shipment will arrive, everything else is on the slow boat which should only be arriving in early February.

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One snowy night. Ohashi was walking outside when he found himself transfixed by the form of snow that had piled up on top of a vending machine.

I really want to go back to Japan.

Mumbai

Four days taking in the sights of India’s most populous city.

Goa

We spent the recent Diwali long-weekend soaking up the sea air and sunshine in Goa.

Background Looping Video for Increased Productivity?

The other weekend I picked up a LED TV to use as a monitor in the office at home. My plan is to use it to loop videos (muted) in the background while working, something that I find makes me concentrate more than just sitting all alone in a quiet office.

For a while I’ve used my iPad Pro in a similar way, though recently became inspired to install something more permanent by a certain Casey Neistat and his The Godfather on a loop studio setup.

  • Home Office Setup Close-up

New TV monitor mounted on the office wall.

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Alchemist and metaphysician Brian Roemmele posts a detailed account of how and why Apple may be in the midst of a pivot from aluminium to zirconian ceramic for its hardware devices.

Really looking forward to iPhone 7, however these anecdotes about the fundamental design of iPhone 6 being compromised by a lack of sapphire screen and triggering a heightened focus on ceramics makes me genuinely excited to see what Apple has coming for iPhone 8.

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