[PING! - Message notification on Wire] "What you up to today?" Asked Adrian. "Just took delivery of a folding electric scooter want to hold the camera while I test it?" I replied. "Cool" he said. "I'll be right over." (If you read my newsletter you'll have read some of these words there. Thanks to Microscooters for the loan of the Condor. I've not been paid for this review.) I attached my … [Read more...] about Best electric scooter for adults
All freelancers have gaps between projects. Some bigger than others. If you're a freelancer I imagine you know these well. You attempt to save a buffer of cash to pay the bills in anticipation for these times. But it can only take an unexpected cost to throw a spanner in the works and have you a little more flustered than normal. Thanks to some advice from one of my mentors, the late Graham … [Read more...] about Reasons to pay for content
Very cool. Just when you think Zoom are resting on their laurels they unveil something new. It finally looks like there is a mobile solution for capturing VR audio on the fly. Designed for video, audio, VR, AR & MR production. The Zoom H3-VR can be powered by two AA batteries for 24 hrs. The four mic capsules record in ambisonics, binaural & stereo up to 24-Bit / 96 kHz. It … [Read more...] about How cool is the new Zoom H3-VR audio recorder?
I blog less now I have a newsletter. And I've never put as much of myself into a blog as I have my newsletter. So here is a quick update for the curious to tell you my new Newsletter is coming soon. As an experiment I've decided to put Patreon on the back burner and give Substack a chance. Substack is an email newsletter platform that seems simpler than some of the crowdfunding models out … [Read more...] about The Documentally Newsletter Has Evolved
I was still on the Eurostar sliding into Paris when I emailed George. George Cockroft is one of the personas of Luke Rhinehart. Or is it the other way around? We have been emailing for years now. My original message had the subject line 'Accelerated Serendipity'. I'd explained that for nine years the dice accompanied me in over 50 countries. I hobo'd and worked, living in ditches one day and … [Read more...] about Meeting Luke Rhinehart