Apart from being a cream machine, the other great use for the Mitakon Speedmaster 25/0.95 is of course as a low-light lens. This image has been taken in very, very low light indeed, and I still needed ISO 1000 🙂
This was a nice ASUS monitor with IPS panel and a resolution of 1920×1200. I used it as secondary monitor for my Macbook and as primary for the small computer that acts as my secondary computer for working remotely. The Mac is a great machine, but running a Windows remote desktop on it via Citrix is inconvenient, because the Citrix plugin has all sorts of problems with keys on the Mac. Keys like “@” or “[” or a few more. Keys that programmers need all the time.
Attaching a PC keyboard does not help either. I tried it, but then it’s the PC keyboard that sends the offending keycodes. There may be a solution to that, but I decided to solve it in hardware instead. The computer on my secondary desk is a tiny ZOTAC Z-Box MA320, running on an AMD quad core 1.5 GHz Kabini, utilizing a 60 GB SSD and 16 GB of RAM. It runs Linux, is completely silent, looks like a small WiFi router and sits in a bookshelf. That’s where this monitor was attached.
Gamer didn’t like it.
The Song of the Day is one more time “Mischief” by Beoga. Hear it on YouTube.
Not only did the thunderstorm yesterday cool Carinthia down substantially, it also made a lot of damage in parts of the country. Here’s some minor one.
The Song of the Day is “Weather The Storm” from the 1973 Incredible String Band album “No Ruinous Feud”- Hear it on YouTube.