Category: Cinema

  • A TV decoder box comes to our house

    A TV decoder box comes to our house

    Sometimes, you just think aloud about a technical possibility and one of the family members will jump and request an immediate application. What could you say? Your geek reputation is at stake! I spoke about small computers that can easily become a network server (Raspberry Pi) and Android boxes which ease publication of videos onto…

  • Humankind is beyond hope

    Humankind is beyond hope

    A photographer assembles a Photoshop montage showing Steven Spielberg (world-famous movie producer of Jurassic Park and Jaws) in front of what looks very much like a dead Triceratops (a dinosaur which wasn’t seen on Earth face in the last 60 million years at least). Not the best of taste for sure but who would believe…

  • Hitchcock cameo appearances in his movies

    Hitchcock cameo appearances in his movies

    Alfred Hitchcock always made sure that he was appearing once in each of his movies. Probably first because it reduced slightly costs, then for the sheer fun of it.

  • Happy Birthday HAL-9000!

    It’s on January 12th, 1992 that, according to Arthur C. Clarke, was born HAL-9000, the computer from “2001, A space Odyssey” (the book from Arthur C. Clarke and the movie from Stanley Kubrick). Actually, the first time it was powered on. So, it is exactly 23-year old today. Happy birthday HAL-9000! HAL-9000 is an Artificial…

  • It’s broken… Try again now!

    It’s broken… Try again now!

    Maintenance Percussive from Duncan Robson on Vimeo. No need for an engineer’s degree!

  • Mountains in motion

    A lovely movie that has been collecting awards for the amazingly beautiful landscapes and time-lapse sequences of night and day mountain images from the Canadian Rockies. Vimeo link I heartfully recommend this mountain photo-sequence or video; I don’t know how to describe it. But I love it.