Sad Christian in (x)snow

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Flightaware route histogram

Flightaware + Fyre: The above image is part of a histogram generated from Flightaware’s 24-hour time lapse. Click the link for the uncropped version. The original video is a Quicktime wrapper around individual PNG frames. I used mencoder to strip off the Quicktime wrapper, then a small Python script split the video streams into individual frames, decompressed them, and plotted a histogram of each red dot. The script generated a data file which... Read More

Gimp 2.3.7

I finally got around to installing the latest development release of Gimp, 2.3.7. It’s definitely worth a try. The menus have been rearranged a bit- a little disconcerting for a long-time Gimp user, but the new layout makes a lot of sense. It’s always nice to see the new splashscreens.. but I’m still a little bitter that my masterpiece didn’t win the contest The coolest new toy in Gimp 2.3 has to be the foreground extraction... Read More