Video Creations

Videos I’ve made

If boiling water freezes in mid-air, does that mean it’s a cold day?

Posted by on 23 Jan, 2011 in Video Creations | 0 comments

I recorded this video today with my new Panasonic HDC-TM60 camcorder and edited it with iMovie.



This was picked up by the Montreal Gazette, they came and photographed me and recorded some new video footage which they put on their website here. I was even featured on their front page!


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Home-made video by @jonbowyer and I of a giant oil rig towering over Dundee, Scotland

Posted by on 8 Sep, 2010 in Video Creations | 0 comments

On the 2nd September 2010, Dundee awoke to the sight of a 550ft (167m) oil rig towering over the city. (I’m currently visiting Dundee for the HCI 2010 conference and to visit my brother).

The Rowan Gorilla VII was in the harbour for unusual maintenance. Basically the platform normally floats on the water and then they jack the legs down to the sea bed to install the rig.

But when they want to work on the top of the legs, they have to jack the legs down while in dock – thus pushing the platform way above the city. 

It’s quite an imposing sight and since it’s very unusual, Jon and I thought it would be fun to make a video of it, so we drove around Dundee and the Tay taking snapshots then had a play with iPhoto and iMovie to put something together.

When it came to choosing the music, there was one very obvious choice!

(More info on the YouTube page).


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