Driving Around Town

This weekend I got bored. So I grabbed my GoPro, suction cupped it to the windshield of my car, and drove around town for 20 minutes.

But seeing as the universe objects to every desire I have ever had, the GoPro lost that 20 minute video.

No matter.

I intended to record some thoughts. I even put my Bluetooth headset in my ear so I wouldn’t look crazy taking to myself. Alas, my self consciousness took over and instead of recording my thoughts, I recorded my facial expressions while thinking about my thoughts. I was only upset that those 20 minutes were gone because my GoPro is a butt. It does this: records a video or two, takes a picture or two, then refuses to record anything ever again…until I reformat the SD card. Then the whole cycle begins again.

This recently became a bigger issue when I was trying to use it at the Center’s lock-in. I wanted to get a time lapse of the inflatable inflating. However, the GoPro gods decided to say “nay” on that. I eventually formatted the SD card and updated the GoPro’s firmware. That got it working for the rest of the night. We got some first-person footage of kids running through the inflatable. And I was able to get a time lapse of the inflatable deflating.

This bugs me so much because A.)  I paid a lot of money for this GoPro (which I hardly ever use), and B.)  if I really wanted to use it for something, I cannot be 100% sure it will actually work. I did purchase a new SD card, made for taking HD video with action cameras. If that doesn’t make the thing work reliably then I’m screwed.

But you never know. Oh, sorry…

I guess I’ll never be taking any video of my wonderful, deep thoughts while driving around town. This GoPro just doesn’t seem to want to cooperate. And I don’t want to let it all out there only to find out it didn’t go anywhere (i.e. the GoPro didn’t record).

But you never know.

(ah, continuity)

I have other cameras, and I have my phone(s), and tablets, and laptop, and desktop, etc. etc. etc. The possibility of that is getting better. I’ve always wanted to be a YouTube star. There are a few people who agree with me as well. I’m just not sure if it’s worth it. Is there really enough space on the web for one more opinionated jerk who thinks he knows better than everyone else on the planet? That sounds like a pretty big thing.


Diggs out.

Welcome to the End of Days, Brought to You by GoPro

Well, I just came up with a revelation… the Book of Revelation!

Just kidding.

But I really did just think of something. I’ve known of the Book of the Revelation for a while. In case you don’t know, it’s a book from the Bible. You know, that story book that crazy people like me use to explain existence. Most people think it’s called “Revelations” but it’s actually “the Book of the Revelation.” The “Revelation” is like a vision being made to John the Apostle. It was the one with the four horsemen, the end of days, and the coming apocalypse. I think John was hiding out in the desert at this time, or maybe an island. I don’t know, Bing it (let’s totally make that a thing!… no?).

Anyway, one of the things that John sees in this revelation is a wheel with eyes all over it. Just look at these artist renderings to get an idea of what this wheel might look like, as described by John.

Ezekiel_Icones_BiblicaeIt’s that thing that looks like a wheel in a wheel in the bottom right corner. Here’s one more (and promise not to read ahead…):

Ezekiel's vision of wheelsAgain, wheel in a wheel, this time on the left side.

That other thing is a four headed monster of some kind. I have no idea what that could be.

However, I have found the wheel covered in eyes in real life. See it below:

GoPro-360-Camera-Array-2That’s right people. Wheel covered in eyes. Stick it on a drone or quad rotor helicopter and it can even fly around. End of days is here, courtesy of GoPro. Wait, did Google make this?… Hmmm… Time to Bing it!

*opens Bing*

*types in search terms*

*Bing makes a decision*

*Diggs gets information he was looking for right away. Bing rocks!*

OMG! It was made by BOTH of them!

Say your prayers and kiss your Xbox goodbye. I’ll see you on the other side.

Diggs Out


P.S. – GoPro obviously didn’t sponsor this post. And they don’t even know I’m posting it. And for the love of Pete, I don’t really think the end times are here because of a 360 degree GoPro camera mount. But just in case… *deletes browser history* There, I should be good now, right?

P.P.S. – I don’t hate Google, per se…

P.P.P.S. – I DO use Bing instead of Google. At first I went back to Google quite often when Bing just didn’t give me what I was looking for. But as time went on, Bing gave me exactly what I was looking for more and more often. So, I stick with Bing now. Just for 100% transparency: I use Windows computers, tablets, laptops, and servers, have had 3 Windows phones, was one of the people who owned a Zune HD, have an Xbox with Xbox Live Gold, am testing Windows 10, and get terrible gas if I eat too much chicken. So, you could say I’m a Microsoft Fanboy, except I also own 2 Android phones, a Google Nexus 7, have had a few Linux machines, and even have an iPad. So, yes, I’m a Microsoft Fan Boy… I’m a ManBoy. I… guess… w/e…