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Camera Awesome: An iPhone App That Instagram and Apple Could Learn From

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The fact that smartphones have made a huge mark on photography is no breaking news. The company that was once most synonymous with taking photographs is now in bankruptcy, while the most frequently-used camera on Flickr isn't one of Nikon or Canon's DSLRs, but the iPhone 4. The cameras that...
Camera Awesome: An iPhone App That Instagram and Apple Could Learn From

Fisheries could be in hot water due to climate change

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As our planet warms from excess carbon in the atmosphere, some of that heat is absorbed by the ocean. Fish and invertebrates are responding to warming waters by moving to higher latitudes or deeper waters where the water is cooler, and it was expected that these shifts would eventually...
Fisheries could be in hot water due to climate change

Gmail's nimble compose window pops out for all

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After five months of testing, the email provider is making the pop-out composition box the default way to pen new messages. [Read more]...
Gmail's nimble compose window pops out for all
Apple erases another few galaxies for Mountain Lion wallpaper

Survey: Hadoop clusters not that big, not changing the world (yet)

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While Hadoop use is picking up among mainstream (read “non-web”) companies, it’s still far from the all-powerful and ubiquitous insight engine its supporters believe it will become, according to a recently released survey from Hadoop-focused startup Karmasphere. Karmasphere interviewed 376 “data professionals” to get its results. Here are some...
Survey: Hadoop clusters not that big, not changing the world (yet)

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Windows 8 designer reveals early Startscreen and Lockscreen concepts

Staggering Video Of 185 Person Choir Spliced Together Via YouTube (GOOG)

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Composer Eric Whitacre has put together a truly amazing collaborative work on YouTube. He distributed sheet music of his latest composition via Facebook and his blog, asking vocalists to submit YouTube videos of themselves singing selections from it. He then spliced together pieces of submissions from 185 singers to create...
Staggering Video Of 185 Person Choir Spliced Together Via YouTube (GOOG)

Some Interesting Gossip About The Apple Television From Asian Supply Chain Sources (AAPL)

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Topeka Capital analyst Brian White was traveling through Taipei last week, and he has some interesting gossip on the Apple television: Regarding Apple TV, the data points during our trip indicate the Company will use a special type of motion detection technology on future full blown Apple TV that we...
Some Interesting Gossip About The Apple Television From Asian Supply Chain Sources (AAPL)

Croppola automatically selects the perfect composition for your photos

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It’s not every day that an online cropping tool gets us excited, but when we first saw Croppola, that’s exactly what happened. The free online service offers users several different ways to crop images, using a unique content-aware method where Croppola intelligently figures out which parts of the image need...
Croppola automatically selects the perfect composition for your photos

Caltech Makes Flexible, 86% Efficient Solar Arrays

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strredwolf writes "Caltech has released a flexible solar array that converts 95% of single-wavelength incandescent light and 86% of all sunlight into electricity. Instead of being flat-panel, they stand thin silicon wires in a plastic substrate that scatters the light onto them. The total composition is 98% plastic, 2% wire...
Caltech Makes Flexible, 86% Efficient Solar Arrays

Adobe SpeedGrade CS6 provides powerful, advanced video color grading

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Adobe SpeedGrade CS6 is a color grading software program that used to cost upwards of $20,000 when it was sold as a professional stand-alone package from Iridas. But following that company's purchase by Adobe, SpeedGrade is now included with the CS6 Production Premium, Master Collection, and Creative Cloud bundles, or...
Adobe SpeedGrade CS6 provides powerful, advanced video color grading

Photo Book Review – Color, Light & Composition: A Photographer’s Guide

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Author: Sue Bishop Publisher: Photographers’ Institute Press Review by Conrad J. Obregon A photographic portfolio is a presentation of a photographer’s work designed for the viewer’s aesthetic appreciation or for marketing purposes. An instructional photography book is designed to teach the reader how to make better photographs. Photographers can...
Photo Book Review – Color, Light & Composition: A Photographer’s Guide
Curiosity rolls on as instrument checkout continues on Mars

Modest Proposal: Going Piracy Neutral

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Here's an amusing one out of the UK. Nick Henderson has created something of a Swiftian "modest proposal" for people who feel guilty about infringement. Modeled after the idea of carbon offsets to become "carbon neutral," he suggests a process for becoming "piracy neutral," which is that if you happen...
Modest Proposal: Going Piracy Neutral

Today's Glimpse Into the World of Software-Writing

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Two years ago, Mark Bernstein was part of the stellar guest-blogger team in this space, when I was holed up in China in a fever of book-writing. In his day job, Mark Bernstein is the head of Eastgate software and the creator of a program I use every day, Tinderbox.He...
Today's Glimpse Into the World of Software-Writing

Briefly: RocketStor 5322 released, Composition Case for iPad

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HighPoint Technologies has released a new eSATA storage dock that features dual 6Gb/s SATA bays. Offering support for various combinations of 3.5" and 2.5" SATA SSDs and hard drives, the RocketStor 5322 has no capacity limits and can be connected to eSATA RAID controllers for Data Protection and Stripe Performance....
Briefly: RocketStor 5322 released, Composition Case for iPad

London College launches UK’s first ever ‘iPhoneography’ course

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We’ve seen some pretty diverse and interesting college and university courses in our time but London’s Kensington and Chelsea College may have a hit on its hands with the launch of the UK’s first ‘iPhoneography’ course. The new evening course is aimed at teaching how to take better photographs on the...
London College launches UK’s first ever ‘iPhoneography’ course
In Tettix's 'Solace,' the concept art is the game

UK Court Says You Can Copyright The Basic Idea Of A Photograph

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We've talked a lot in the past about the "idea/expression dichotomy." This is an important concept in copyright law that says you can only copyright the specific expression, and not the idea. This is supposed to protect people from getting accused of copyright infringement for basically making something similar to...
UK Court Says You Can Copyright The Basic Idea Of A Photograph

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Adobe Introduces Lightroom 5 Public Beta, With New Features For Enthusiasts And Pros Alike

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Adobe’s Lightroom is probably the best software available when it comes to a photographer’s digital darkroom needs. The company has been putting lots of time and effort into building it into something that appeals to both pros and enthusiasts, and now it’s releasing Lightroom 5 beta, representing the fastest turnaround...
Adobe Introduces Lightroom 5 Public Beta, With New Features For Enthusiasts And Pros Alike

Take engaging photos using the rule of thirds

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Photographers often talk about framing a photo when they compose a shot in the viewfinder, and for good reason. You can think of the act of taking a photo like taking an empty photo frame and hanging it in the air to capture a slice of reality. The decisions...
Take engaging photos using the rule of thirds
New CEO Ross Levinsohn in message to Yahoos: “focus on the momentum”

Planetary Resources founds the asteroid mining industry

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Some time in the next 18 to 24 months, Planetary Resources, Inc. will launch a series of mass-produced 9" space telescopes, dubbed Arkyd Series 100 spacecraft. They're specifically designed to identify which of the roughly 8,900 near-Earth asteroids are both smaller than 50 meters and suitable targets for retrieval...
Planetary Resources founds the asteroid mining industry
Review: Lytro Lightfield Camera

A Beginner’s Guide to Vivid Shots that Pop

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Someone asked me this on Twitter: Q. I am interested in colors! I want to shoot vivid pics with personality A. Excellent! First things first, though. To wrap our brains around producing photos with the wow factor, you have to get acquainted with (at least) basic post production (aka: ‘editing’)...
A Beginner’s Guide to Vivid Shots that Pop
Hollywood embraces the GIF with chilling 'Stoker' campaign

Mars Rock-Zapping Laser Explained

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ChemCam can look at rocks and soils from a distance, fire a laser to vaporize the materials and analyze them with an on-board spectrograph that measures the composition of the resulting plasma....
Mars Rock-Zapping Laser Explained
Ubi-Camera turns your hands into the viewfinder
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