How to enjoy stereo photos using a smartphone and a cheap "VR headset"

  • Posted on: 6 January 2018
  • By: hapebe

Long stories short: How I made a "VR" stereoscopic 3D SBS (side-by-side) movie from pictures and videos taken with a Fuji FinePix REAL 3D W3. The article contains more or less reproducible steps, also as a reminder for myself when I try the same thing next time.

Ear training meets Java learning

  • Posted on: 30 December 2016
  • By: hapebe

Recently I've started a serious professional training course aiming to become a certified "Java Programmer" at ils, a German classic distance learning institution. Let's see how this goes; but while doing the first few lessons of that, I remembered having played with Java on my own before, a very long time ago: In 2000 I started to write an ear training desktop program, using Java / Swing as the technology.

Arien für die Wissenschaft

  • Posted on: 14 February 2016
  • By: hapebe

... interessanter Artikel der NZZ zur "Stimmphysiologie" - also zu den körperlichen Vorgängen insbesondere beim Singen:

Ich selbst kämpfe immer mal und immer wieder mit mir, die blumigen und bildhaften Anweisungen meiner Chorleiterin oder auch solche in "Do It Yourself"-Gesangslehrbüchern zu verstehen. Mitunter sind sie wohl wirklich eher Metaphern für ihre konkretes Gegenteil... ?


  • Posted on: 26 January 2016
  • By: hapebe

I've stumbled upon a marvellous website recently, which is neatly layouted and also animated. On a closer look; they are using WordPress, apparently along with:

  • Avia Framework (A layouting / layout component toolkit? It's obviously hard to find a link to a directly related site - maybe it's only part of theme packs?)
  • Enfold theme.

Hi, let's see if I'll take a closer look on this whole WordPress thing?

2015 Wrap-Up

  • Posted on: 17 January 2016
  • By: hapebe

2015 was a rather eventful year, for my standards at least. There was another impressive concert with The Melodetts, featuring a quartet three + me singers performing "Caravan of Love", which was of course especially thrilling for the four of us. I've also produced an audio recording of the event; and part of it has been published for the first time: "Innsbruck, ich muss dich lassen".