Kees' articles

  • Ten interesting facts you wouldn’t want to know about me...

    - 12 years ago - 15 comments
    Baarn - Guido de Brès school
    This post is a reply to one by Sarah (AKA Half_Jack, AKA Hija de Rebujito) who challenged a number of Ipernitians to tell ten facts about themselves. I have no possibility of filming myself (thank God for that!), so unfortunately you’ll have to do with some text and a few new or unknown pictures. Forgive me for not passing the assignment to others: I could mention your mom, to put some more pressure on her; otherwise, I fear I don’t know that many people well enough... 1) I am slow.…

  • EN/Geotaggin’

    - July  1, 2007 - 11 comments
    Ipernity’s Geotagging feature employs Google maps and is clearly superior to ... what we were used to. The hybrid mode, especially, makes identifying motifs a lot easier, and you’ll be able to differentiate between objects which, in real life, are only a few yards apart. Unfortunately, that’s not all there is to it. It’s all very fine if your image focuses on only one thing: just taggit! (and don’t ask yourself if it makes much sense to geotag a tulip)…

  • EN/Merci, Christophe and Ipernity!

    - June 27, 2007
    Yesterday, using the “Contact us/Report bugs” link at the bottom of every Ipernity screen, I sent a mail to Support and asked for extra bandwidth so as to be able to transfer all of my Flickr pictures to this place. Only a short while later, Christophe of the Ipernity team notified me that my request had been granted. Bandwidth had been tripled. To transfer 750+ high resolution pictures would have been virtually impossible without having the GreaseMonkey script. I read it was…

  • EN/ipernity beta

    - June 24, 2007 - 2 comments
    I had a nightmare, last night. I was signing up to Flickr, and Flickr was called “Flickr beta”. I shook my head. Looking again, I saw the name had changed to “Flickr gamma”. I closed my eyes with confusion, and when I opened them there was yet another change: “Flickr loves you”. Then I finally woke up, bathing in sweat. I’m sure this has nothing to do with our present situation, but beware when you log in, one day, and find Ipernity spreading t…

  • EN/From Flickr to Ipernity

    - June 21, 2007 - 6 comments
    So this is where we meet again. I won’t give up Flickr entirely: one has certain obligations, mainly to the AlphaSmart group ( www.flickr.com/groups/alphasmart ), but also to the three people who told me they like the Icking pictures ( www.flickr.com/groups/icking ). I’ll hardly renew my Pro account, though, which means that Flickr can’t serve for backing-up my original photos anymore. Are Stewart, Heather, and the other members of the Flickr staff bad people? I d…