Looking for the perfect messenger...

Today many people are looking for an alternative to WhatsApp, but I've been looking for the perfect messenger for many years. Do you believe that the perfect messenger exists or can exist? I do not, because even if you find something close to your…

Asymptomatic

I don't really get sick, so I guess it's not really a surprise. A friend of mine had been hiding out, trying to avoid COVID-19 (under doctor's orders). Still, she got it from her granddaughter when they came for Christmas. I saw her a few days later…

RIP Huey & Louie

Silent Running made me sad. I was sad when HAL9000 was shut down too, but the loss of Louie outside the ship, and with Lowell detonating the nuclear charges, destroying the Valley Forge, losing Huey in the process makes me sadder. At least HAL9000…

Photo Editing & Organising Software

I have been taking photos for a long time - at least a decade. Managing all these photos can be a bit of a hassle, but I enjoy spending time organising them, and prior to the explosion of social media I would often have to manually share photos…

M4 - One ugly Star Trek robot

In the 1969 episode "Requiem for Methuselah", the crew of the Enterprise is struck with Rigellian fever, for which the only treatment is the mineral Ryetalyn. Kirk, Spock and Dr. McCoy beam down to the planet Holberg 917-G in search of the substance…

Community Poll - Are you a morning person or evening person?

Hello, Happy New Year! 🎊We hope 2021 has started on a good note for you. And this year we'd love to know more about you. Tell us what kind of person are you? Morning, afternoon, evening, or strictly a brunch person?…

Dancing like the Doyennes

Antonio Canova’s Dancer with Hands on Hips (1811-12) noun, plural doy·ennes  [doi-enz; French dwa-yen].a woman who is the senior member, as in age or rank, of a group, class, profession, etc. [src]…

Happy new year! Wake up your brain!

Started this blog just a year ago, but really got it up to speed with containment in order to stay active and fight boredom. 2021 is the year when people should start using again their brains in a normal way if we want to get out this crisis sooner…