Christian Heilmann

The 10 tools I install on every new Mac I get

September 14th, 2023

I am currently on a company trip with my brand new MacBook and here are the things I always install first to get started: Homebrew – makes installing of low level stuff a breeze (free) Node/NPM – many things rely on it (free) Dropbox – still be best way to store and share content amongst […]

Podcast: AI solutions need good UX with Chris Heilmann

September 13th, 2023

Logrocket recorded a podcast with me talking about the need for good UX of AI solutions . It is amazing how much opportunities we miss out on by simply trying to copy ChatGPT, not understanding that a faux human chat interaction often only is a flash in the pan success. I will also cover the […]

Adding sound wave overlays to videos and pictures using FFMPEG

August 31st, 2023

In order to fix a broken video where the camera stopped recording, I wanted to replace the part with a video with a sound wave overlay. There are many services for that, and it is also a feature of video editing software. But I am stingy and a geek, so I wanted to use FFMPEG […]