If you aren't moving at a snail's pace, you aren't moving at all. -Iris Murdoch
Saturday, January 07, 2012
One of those days
Today was the kind of day where you do lots of cool stuff and the time just seems to fly by. My colleague and pal, Todd and I were trying our hands at high speed filming of popping water balloons. Todd also blogs about his physics teaching here. It was also a little strange in that my computer (a MacBook) spent most of the day booted in Windows 7, because that's what the video processing software for the camera uses. I also don't have as many internet thingies set up with my Windows partition, so I was intermittently aware of what was going on in the interwebs while I was filming.
Here was the general setup:
And here's the finished project (I tossed in some "pop" music for good measure):