Christian Heilmann

Falling Behind In Style – explosive and continuous growth is bad for tech

October 17th, 2023

These are the notes for my talk at the TechKnowFest in Amsterdam. We always see big technology companies as the best place to work and as those who make the world go around. I’ve been pretty disillusioned in this regard lately. The main reason why technology isn’t really making the world go around is that […]

Lossless Cut is my new favourite tool to cut parts from a video without any hassle

October 7th, 2023

Lossless Cut is probably the simplest way to cut out parts of a video without having to re-encode it or use an online service. It is open source, free and available for all platforms. It is in essence a frontend for FFMPEG and cuts without re-encoding, so the results are instantaneous. VideoTap has an amazing […]

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 […]