Category Archives: General

Anniversary: One Year of Martin’sSciFi Blog

Exactly one year ago I started this blog and wrote the first post. This is the 70th post and while in the beginning I posted more, things seem to be settling down at about two to three post per months. … Continue reading

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We live in the Future – Finally

For many years the future – or at least the idea we had of the future – seemed to be very far away. Some examples of what I mean: Judgment Day, as foretold by the Terminator franchise was relatively close … Continue reading

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Site Maintenance & New EOS 600D

Some site maintenance was performed today and the menu was enhanced (‘Links & Resources’); further additions are planed. In other news: I have been interested in photography for a long time but watching several episodes of ‘Mostly Photo’ inspired me … Continue reading

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Infrastructure – The underpinnings that make civilization civilized

Great photo story, amazing pictures. Infrastructure – The underpinnings that make civilization civilized. – Pictory.

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iOS 4.3.1 Update – Orientation Lock and I’m Back

I was away for a couple of weeks. Thus I missed the release of iOS 4.3. However I came back just in time for 4.3.1 and I’ve already installed in on my iPad. I can finally choose if I want … Continue reading

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Get Rid of IE6, NOW!

Microsoft is trying to do something that I can truly support: Killing Internet Explorer 6. Spread the word: ie6countdown.com As the company I work for only very recently migrated from IE6 to IE8, I can feel the pain. Personally I … Continue reading

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Quick Tip: Qwiki

“We’ve all seen science fiction films (or read novels) where computers are able to collect data on behalf of humans, and present the most important details. This is our goal at Qwiki.” Qwiki will display a narrated slideshow on the … Continue reading

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Thank you for reading and have a great 2011!

Since I re-launched this site and started my blog, I’ve written 40 posts (before this one) – much more than I had expected to write. Hope you’ve enjoyed reading as much as I did writing. Have a great 2011 and … Continue reading

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Some Experiments with Twitter

If you want to get notified when I update the blog, you can now follow me on Twitter @MartinsSciFi. Maybe I will also use Twitter for other things – we’ll see. I’m currently also experimenting with further Twitter integration of … Continue reading

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Enlightening and inspiring – TED and Ignite

Both TED and Ignite are not primarily an app and/or a video podcast. However I will focus on this aspect, as I have never been to an actual (on site) event of neither. Both TED and Ignite make presentations about … Continue reading

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