Jesse Pinho


The story of a time-lapse video

I was recently up in the Scottish Highlands, and I shot a 9-second time-lapse video of the stars moving across the sky. Here's the meandering story of how it happened.

I want to use "you" less

New experiment: I want to try using the word "you" less when discussing -- and particularly debating -- ideas.

Things I miss as an American ex-pat

It's been seven and a half months since I moved from Chicago to Berlin. With everyone back in the States gathering with their families for the holidays, I'm finding myself feeling a bit sentimental about the random things, big and little, that I've left behind.

How to get rid of 404 errors for favicons and apple-touch-icons

I've been seeing a lot of 404 ("page not found") errors in my Drupal sites' error logs recently for favicon.ico and apple-touch-icon-precomposed.png (and apple-touch-icon-144x144-precomposed.png, etc.). A quick addition to my .htaccess file fixed it.

Small steps airlines could take to make flying less miserable

Every time I travel by plane, I am struck by the inanity of so much of the flying experience. Here are some small, uncostly policy and aircraft tweaks that would go a long way toward making the flying experience at least borderline tolerable.

Thought for the day, on type

Just My Type, by Simon Garfield "Spiekermann teaches a course at the University in Berlin and says that he tells his students, above all other things, that digital type can be too harsh...

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