The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Tuesday, 05 May 2009]

Tower of babble

Ever wonder why parents always look tired? Here’s a video to explain it.

One of the things that make the Flip cameras such game changers is the form factor—small and light enough that you can give one to a child for entertainment.

So for a while now Andrea has been running around the house with a Flip camera. There’s very little footage that’s actually usable, but she sure has fun.

Embedded here is a short compilation that I do believe adequately illustrates why so many parents of small children look so tired. Man, if I could bottle that energy and sell it…

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High energy from Nic Lindh on Vimeo.

As a nerd aside, the footage was taken with a Flip, assembled and color corrected in Final Cut Pro, the audio sweetened and the loop added in Soundtrack Pro.

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