The Mind is a Weirdo

April 28, 2010 § Leave a comment

The Red Queen from Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland".

We were having lunch, chatting about the day’s work as usual. Little did we know we’d soon realize we were all weirdos. It started with K’s story.
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Understanding Resolution

April 26, 2010 § 3 Comments

Designing scientific posters and preparing photos and figures for journal publication, I have learnt this: people, and scientists in particular, don’t understand image resolution. So here’s a quick crash course. « Read the rest of this entry »

Grand Rounds Vol. 6 No. 30

April 20, 2010 § 11 Comments

Welcome to Grand Rounds Vol.6 No. 30 here at the Sterile Eye (photo credit). The theme for this edition is Visual Communication. Some of the posts address this more directly than others, so to harmonize form and content I have chosen to represent the submitted posts not by words, but by 450×150 pixels each.

None of the images are taken from the posts, but are chosen by me because they in some way or other embody the subject of the different posts. Click on the images to read the posts. Enjoy! « Read the rest of this entry »

Grand Rounds Here Next Week

April 13, 2010 § Leave a comment

I’ll have the honor of  hosting Grand Rounds Vol. 6 No. 30 on Tuesday April 20. Grand Rounds is the weekly round-up of the best health blog posts the web has to offer. Check out this week’s great edition over at .PARALLEL UNIVERSES..

Suggested theme is VISUAL COMMUNICATION, but all posts will be accepted. Send them to [my email] by the end of Sunday April 18. Put “Grand Rounds Submission” in the subject and please include the following in your mail:

1. Post title
2. Post URL
3. Short description of the post
4. Blog title
5. Blog URL

Hoist the sails. Posts away!

Abandoned Soviet Clinic

April 10, 2010 § 2 Comments

Photo by Andreas Swane © All rights reserved. Used with kind permission.

A photo enthusiast friend of mine with a special interest in derelict buildings recently went on a photo trip to Berlin. One of the places he visited was an abandoned Soviet clinic outside the city. Go here to see more of his great HDR shots of this empty, but very atmospheric hospital.

Under My Umbrella

April 9, 2010 § Leave a comment

Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved.

This is why they’re called umbrella reflectors. No doubt about it.
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