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A video that was made for Apple when John Sculley was CEO. An early Siri prototype. It blows my mind how far we've come and how un-Apple this video is.
Photo Booth in 3D
I want this.
Japanese company Omote 3D has created the world’s first 3D-printing photo booth, which allows users to create miniature figurines of themselves …
Oh my. I want one.
Check out this amazing camera. Most cameras only capture a single plane of light, the Lytro camera captures the entire light field, which is all the light traveling in every direction in every point in space. Which means instead of a standard photographer capturing one plane, you instantly capture complete light field data.
What does it mean? It means the future is here (and it's not a jetpack). Now you can focus after the fact, essentially since you'll capture the color, intensity, and direction of all the light, you can focus after the fact. Focus and re-focus, anywhere in the picture. Here is an example.
Explaining The Internet’s New Domain Endings
Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) voted to allow a new array of Internet domain endings which will add to the short list of familiar ".com" or ".net" endings. By early next year, and with the right amount of money, corporations and individuals will be able to use endings like ".bank" or ".coke" or anything else you can imagine. This seems like an idea that could get out of control really quickly but we will have to wait and see what happens! More info on cnn.
Take a look at iA Writer for Mac, it's the simplest word processor I've ever seen on a computer. Since I bought this application, I have truly been able to focus on my writing better. it's only been a few days, but I suggest you check this one out. It's incredibly simple, clever and a pleasue.
Press Pause Play
Came across this trailer for Press Pause Play. This video is right up my alley and looking forward to when they bring it to Chicago.
The creative landscape is changing. Some talk about a revolution. Others talk about a natural evolution. These changes affect everything. From creation to distribution, from artist to consumer.