October 2023 marked the 100th anniversary of the Turkish Republic and I visited Istanbul on the day before to see what it’s like. Welcome to my first 10-bit HDR gallery, which is brighter and has more dynamic range on latest Chrome and an HDR display. As of late 2023, other browsers will show dimmer 8-bit SDR versions of the photos. Enjoy! (more…)
MUBI is a films streamer/social network I joined in 2008 because of an Olivier Assayas interview. Here is a copy of my activity on the site, complete with subjective ratings and the occasional silly comment.
Apple claims the Vision Pro is the most advanced personal computing device and it’s easy to see why. AR/VR interaction by eye/head/hands tracking and high visual fidelity delivered by a couple of 4K+ displays do seem to be next level technology. What’s interesting for the web is that the device uses good* old Safari to browse the web and the UX depends on websites being fast, semantic HTML, scalable, accessible, and stable. There is also a brand new highlight effect.
Every decade or so I try out the fabled Linux Desktop to check on its progress. After reading a number of glowing comments in early 2023, I decided it’s time to give it a go again. Here is some of my 15-minute experience.