Confidence in Self

Mercury and Weekly Courier (Vic. : 1878 - 1903), Saturday 22 February 1879, page 3 ALL human power, to be available, must be associated with a certain degree of self-confidence. Many a timid child postpones his first attempt at walking simply because he lacks the courage to exercise an ability which he fully possesses, and … Continue reading Confidence in Self

What is the difference between augmented reality and virtual reality?

Although augmented reality and virtual reality seem similar terms, they represent both entirely different technologies. Both technologies have advanced in leaps and bounds and most likely will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. Virtual Reality vs. Augmented Reality Augmented reality is intended to take the reality that we observe and add to it … Continue reading What is the difference between augmented reality and virtual reality?

Street Art – Newtown Canvas

Newtown sometimes feels like a modern contemporary museum of art; the show is on the street.  The following pieces have popped up over the last week or so, and I noticed them on my morning walk. These three pieces are street poster art.  The posters are usually handmade or printed graphics on thin paper.   Please post … Continue reading Street Art – Newtown Canvas

Angelica Dass – Beauty of Human Skin in Every Colour

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiMgOklgeos I have just watched the inspiring Ted Talk, The Beauty of Human Skin in Every Color given by Angelica Dass a Brazilian Photographer.  The 'Humanae' project began as a small family album included relatives, friends and neighbours.  The project now includes portraits of more than 3000 people from 24 cities spanning 15 countries.  She … Continue reading Angelica Dass – Beauty of Human Skin in Every Colour

The Colour Red

The colour red is the colour that attracts attention, excites curiosity and arouses to action.  Red is psychologically stimulating, and it can be used to increase blood circulation.  Representing passion and power, red is the colour that will attract the most attention. The color red is the colour of fire and blood, so it is … Continue reading The Colour Red

Rain Animation – Raining in Newtown

What's New - Rain Animation I adapted this rain animation plugin widget from the team at MuseFree. It has been so hot today I channelled Matt Damon and I became the Rain Maker. I changed the background colour to white and changed the colour of the rain to match the building illustration.The font is FS … Continue reading Rain Animation – Raining in Newtown

Sufi the cat

Sufi – Helping with in-tray

Anyone who has had a cat for a pet knows that they just like to do their own thing. Sufi has a bad habit of getting into my in-tray when I am working.  On the positive side, I am encouraged to keep it tidy, as too many papers and she may mistake it for her … Continue reading Sufi – Helping with in-tray

4 Keys to be more productive working from home

1. Do not multitask. In many cases, the obsession with multitasking is the bane of productivity, decreasing effectiveness by 40%. It is much better to prepare yourself and reduce the impact of distractions than multitasking. A great first step that will improve concentration is to turn off the notifications on your smartphone and your computer. … Continue reading 4 Keys to be more productive working from home