The Next Level. [Weekly Head Voices #22]

Due to the sleep- and concentration disrupting side-effects of a recent fantastic and life-changing event, I have skipped two editions of the Weekly Head Voices. You’re going to have to bear with me, as it might happen again more than once in the coming months, whilst the ramification of aforementioned event matures some more and finally decides that those funny hairy creatures often occupying the same spaces that she does do deserve some rest.

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Godzilla. [Weekly head voices #21]

Part of this post, looking back on week 16 of 2010, was produced in a (I wish I could say speeding) train with my aging Nokia E71 tethered (by bluetooth) to my netbook. The T-Mobile unlimited mobile internet package is unfortunately still limited to 384 Kbit/s (see my speedtest.net results), but I’m attached to it for its reasonable policy on internet use outside of NL. In any case, during the past week I enjoyed 14 hours of meetings and completed 22 GTD tasks spread over 11 projects.

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I’m on a boat! [Weekly Head Voices #20]

Welcome all, to the 20th edition of the Weekly Head Voices, now with ever so slightly updated title style! Let’s just call it Rotterdam-style for now. In any case, this edition looks back on weeks 14 and 15 of the year 2010, with news about a boat and the people on it, two more accepted student papers (I’m just SO proud at the moment), and the International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI) 2010 that took place this past week in, you guessed it, Rotterdam.

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Weekly Head Voices #20: A Lamarckian Knot.

Welcome dear fellow-monkeys, to the 20th edition of the Weekly Head Voices, exceptionally vaguely associated with the 13th week of the year 2010. In this post, nothing much happens, except that I tell you about the bowline (the king of knots), present the usual GTD analysis, spiced up with some perspective gravy and conclude with a brief introduction to epigenetics, something that I’ve also very recently learned about for the first time.

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Weekly Head Voices #19: The time-traveller’s BBQ.

This one is dedicated to the memory of DB. In this slightly introspective 19th edition of the Weekly Head Voices, looking in all directions in time simultaneously, but slightly ever so slightly more in the direction of week 12 of 2010, I do the usual week time break-down, win a fight with my ISP, go all out on Dropbox and Chrome, and smash through my yearly internet shopping quota, before arriving at the more extensive than usual backyard philosophy section, which today will dwell on the very much related themes of time-travel, perspective, stress and BBQs.

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Weekly Head Voices #18: Refactor my dogfood.

Welcome all, to this, the 18th edition of the Weekly Head Voices, in which I discuss a number of issues that mostly have nothing specific to do with the 11th week of 2010, but which might or might not have crossed my mind during that time! Issues include good news on the EuroVis 2010 front, a new edition of the Head Voices Review featuring my completely unexpected stay in a 7 Tesla MRI scanner (as a test subject, of course) and finally some nerdy backyard philosophy dealing with the well-known itch to Rewrite Everything From Scratch, Because What’s There Now Sucks.

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Weekly Head Voices #17: The Eternal Foreigner.

In this edition, looking back on the 10th week of 2010, I report briefly on the lack of blog-worthy events in my life, noting that my life is undoubtedly extremely exciting, just not always in that special blog-worthy way, before concluding with some backyard psycho-philosophy on my perception of the greenness of grass as a function of its distance from the observer. Skip to just after the YouTube clip if you want to get right to the backyard part of this blog.

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Weekly Head Voices #16: Go Go Gadget!

This post is dedicated to my man Helmut in Vienna. Your appreciation is much appreciated! In this edition, I report on my productivity and activities of the past week, extol the time-saving virtues of iGoogle and conclude with a new WHV feature: The Head Voices Review! Unfortunately, due to a chronic lack of sleep, there will be no backyard philosophical contribution. We hope to be back on track for the next edition.

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Processing + GSVideo + NyARToolkit on Linux x86_64

Every now and then, I blast out the cruft from my nerd gland’s exit duct by writing a terribly nerdy post. This is just such a post, so if you don’t speak Nerd, i’d highly recommend that you go have some fun elsewhere, at least until my next Weekly Head Voices of course! As mentioned around these parts, I’m currently playing with Processing, a beautiful programming stack for making interactive visual, err, thingies.

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Weekly Head Voices #15: Auto-tune my cloud.

In this 15th edition of my weekly head voices, I move yet more of my life into the cloud, discover (years after everyone else) the delightful auto-tune internet meme and finally go all backyard-psychological whilst staring into the distance, obviously defocused, and waxing on about the purpose of this weblog. Before continuing, you might like to watch this clip explaining why you shall build a turtle fence (I’ll get back to the clip after my dropbox story):

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