Dispatches, thoughts, and miscellanea from writer Jon Konrath

Month: August 2018

  • 360 Photos, Ricoh Theta V

    I bought a new camera recently, a Ricoh Theta V. It’s a 360 camera, which uses two fisheye lenses on a small thing about the size of a TV remote, and software inside stitches together the two images into a 360-degree sphere, which can then be hosted on various online things like Facebook or Flickr…

  • Food jail, backups, etc.

    I miss being able to write here on a daily basis on everyday topics that have nothing to do with my writing, in a style not like my writing. It’s caused a problem in that people read stuff here and assume my books are like this writing, and either say I should write more like…

  • Milwaukee

    I had to make an emergency trip to Milwaukee last month – haven’t had time or energy to write about it yet, but I probably should put something here. My wife’s stepmother passed away suddenly, and there was much chaos behind the whole thing. I don’t want to go into too many details here, except…

  • The Death of IFTTT

    I recently wrote in¬†The Death of NetworkedBlogs¬†about how I needed to switch to a new service to post links of new posts on this site over to Facebook. In that post, I mention that I switched to using IFTTT to accomplish the same thing. So, of course, two months later, and IFTTT has announced they…