Tag: geek

HDR Photograph with CHDK – Raccoon Skull

Raccoon skull with HDR

I must admit that I’m not much of a photographer. I do, however, have a digital camera that I like to play around with. I based my camera purchase partly on the ability of the camera to run CHDK (Canon Hack Development Kit). This software greatly enhances the capabilities of the camera, including saving in …

Continue reading

Minimalist jet-powered flight

In my previous post I mentioned Yves Rossy. Most of you probably haven’t heard of him. As the video below shows, he takes a somewhat different approach than the base-jumpers. Yves developed and built a system comprising a back pack with rigid carbon-fiber wings with a span of about 2.4 meters (7.9 ft), powered by …

Continue reading

Private