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Nikon teases D800's video power with short film

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With the ability to record 1080p video at 30 frames per second and output uncompressed HDMI, the Nikon D800 is a camera made for videographers. And to prove it, Nikon has teamed up with photographer and videographer Sandro Miller to create the short film Joy Ride, an impressive looking...
Nikon teases D800's video power with short film

Software patents 'a bit of a mess' says Martin Goetz, the first man to get one

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Amazon 1-Click 'should never have been awarded' and Apple's pinch-and-zoom 'questionable' says man who changed software industry in 1968The man who was awarded the first software patent says that he thinks the field is now "a big mess" - but that he "hopes it will get straightened out in time"....
Software patents 'a bit of a mess' says Martin Goetz, the first man to get one
Last remaining Kodachrome film developer stars in short documentary

Watch: This beautiful short film about dreaming big will warm your heart

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Growing up can be tough, and it’s unfortunately all too easy to lose sight of your dreams. If you need a dose of inspiration and a trip down nostalgia lane, watch this “When I Grow Up” short film from The Academy. When I Grow Up from The Academy. Creator Colin Hesterly calls...
Watch: This beautiful short film about dreaming big will warm your heart

APRICOT, short film by Ben Briand on Vimeo

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APRICOT, short film by Ben Briand on Vimeo

Remembering WEIZAC: the beginning of computing in Israel

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Israel is now one of the world’s tech powerhouses, second only to Silicon Valley as a hub for startups, but it wasn’t always this way. Today, in honour of the 84th birthday of Professor Aviezri Fraenkel, we’re delighted to share a short film sharing his story of working on the...
Remembering WEIZAC: the beginning of computing in Israel
‘Course of the Force’ short film lands on Nerdists’ YouTube channel

John Baldessari’s Tech Talk

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John Baldessari is the subject of a new short film by Todd Coles, one in a series of shorts presented by Nowness in which an artist is asked a question about technology. Standing outdoors as “all the private jets” carrying “captains of industry” land at the nearby Santa Monica Airport,...
John Baldessari’s Tech Talk

Betting On The Oscars? Google Has A Super Simple Docs Template To Use.

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Tonight is the 82nd annual Academy Awards. Some people watch the show for the movies. Some watch it for the glamor. And some, watch it to gamble. And Google is making that easier than ever. While the show is almost always way too long, one way to get into it...
Betting On The Oscars? Google Has A Super Simple Docs Template To Use.
Play this: 'Soul Searchin''

Wow, Sabahan director Chris Chong's Black Box Short film is being screened at the Smithsonian Institute! http://twurl.nl/vwmrvi #impressed

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Wow, Sabahan director Chris Chong's Black Box Short film is being screened at the Smithsonian Institute! http://twurl.nl/vwmrvi #impressed
What makes Instagram such a steal for Facebook

LaCie's new 100MB/s NAS is 2big, resists that second scone (video)

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Gallic storage outfit LaCie is nonchalantly unveiling its 2big double-bay NAS that's purportedly capable of pumping data around your network at 100MB/s. Designed for small businesses, it'll remind any passers by of HAL or GLaDOS, depending on their age. Sporting a 2GHz processor and the company's NAS OS2, it'll...
LaCie's new 100MB/s NAS is 2big, resists that second scone (video)

Tweets, camera, action: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone tapped to direct a short film

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Biz Stone, the affable digital media entrepreneur who co-founded Twitter and Obvious (Lift, Medium, etc.) will be directing a short movie, we’ve just learned from a report and interview by the San Francisco Chronicle (via AllTwitter). Stone is among 10 ‘celebrities’ who will team with director Canon and Ron Howard...
Tweets, camera, action: Twitter co-founder Biz Stone tapped to direct a short film

Is “Blinky” the horribly reality of a robotic future?

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Although Hollywood films warn of sentient artificial intelligence looking to overthrow and exterminate its human creators, they’re mostly a reason for their big-name stars to jump through the air in slow-motion while dual-wielding rocket-propelled grenade launchers while a hovership explodes behind them. Blinky, on the other hand, paints a...
Is “Blinky” the horribly reality of a robotic future?

Hand Me The Pliers

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When I first heard the news of Peter Bergman’s death, it came in the relatively old fashioned form of an email from my brother. He’d seen a tweet about it, and figured I’d heard already. Peter was one of four who made up the Firesign Theatre, and suddenly there would...
Hand Me The Pliers

Kickstarter comes of age as crowd-funded documentary 'Inocente' wins Academy Award

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Crowd-funding platform Kickstarter just got some serious validation after the documentary short film Inocente became the first Kickstarter project to win an Oscar. Late last week, Kickstarter highlighted the fact that three films funded on its site were up for an Oscar. Kings Point and Inocente had been nominated for best...
Kickstarter comes of age as crowd-funded documentary 'Inocente' wins Academy Award
Touchy is a wearable camera that makes you touch to see

Awesome Stuff: Films About Things Techdirt Talks About

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For this week's awesome stuff post, we've got links to movies about things that we regularly talk about here on Techdirt: the prosecution of Aaron Swartz, the CFAA, patents and piracy. First up, is a documentary about Aaron Swartz called The Internet's Own Boy by Brian Knappenberger, who previously did...
Awesome Stuff: Films About Things Techdirt Talks About
Google Project Glass makes it onto the runway to record New York Fashion Week

Indie video portrays the crazy, notification-driven life of an Apple user

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Ever get bombarded by messages or miss out on something important because you had your nose in your computer? If you can answer "yes" to either question, then you will likely enjoy Digitals, a short film by Chris Crutchfield that portrays our busy digital life. Crutchfield says this about...
Indie video portrays the crazy, notification-driven life of an Apple user

DVF Through Glass Collaboration With Google Now Ready To See

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Four days after models strode down DVF's fashion runway sporting Google's Project Glass, the short film they helped make is now available. Hatched by Google's Sergey Brin and Diane Von Furstenberg, DVF Through Glass was shot uniquely using footage shot before and during New York Fashion Week. The film opens...
DVF Through Glass Collaboration With Google Now Ready To See

Takeaways from The Raven, and other online shorts that went Hollywood

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There’s no one way for a film to get made, or a filmmaker to be discovered — but proving that you know how to direct something, even a short film, seems like a good way to start. The latest example of a short film evolving into a feature length project...
Takeaways from The Raven, and other online shorts that went Hollywood

2K Games makes plans for short 'Borderlands 2' film

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A little piece of "Borderlands 2" is coming to the big screen, thanks to a project from gamemaker Gearbox Software that's giving some lucky students a chance to put their own spin on the major title. Gearbox and publisher 2K Games announced a project called Borderlands Cooperative on Tuesday that...
2K Games makes plans for short 'Borderlands 2' film

Hey Clock Fans: Does your cat act as an alarm clock? Here's a short film about the great lengths one cat goes to,... http://bit.ly/9fEmai

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Hey Clock Fans: Does your cat act as an alarm clock? Here's a short film about the great lengths one cat goes to,... http://bit.ly/9fEmai
Watch this: 'No Robots', a short film by Yung-Han Chang
As Comic-Con approaches, Nerdist Industries acquired by early investors

Top tips for a great video meeting

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This post is sponsored by Citrix® GoToMeeting®. Attend your meetings from anywhere. Try GoToMeeting today for Free! The definition of work is changing. Offices are claimed in co-sharing spaces, at coffee shop tables or steps away from the bedroom. Business owners hold meetings without even having to leave the...
Top tips for a great video meeting

Star Trek Showrunner and Friday Night Lights Star Join Steven Spielberg’s Time Travel Dinosaur TV Series Terra Nova

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Steven Spielberg has found a show-runner for his upcoming time travel dinosaur Fox television series Terra Nova: Brannon Braga, a producer and writer of various Star Trek tv shows from 1990-2005 including The Next Generation, Voyager and Enterprise, in addition to Flash Forward and the last couple seasons of...
Star Trek Showrunner and Friday Night Lights Star Join Steven Spielberg’s Time Travel Dinosaur TV Series Terra Nova

Why Mr. Morris Lessmore's Creators Told Their Story App-First [Video]

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At Moonbot Studios good storytelling drives innovation, and that sometimes means doing things out of order. Everyone told William Joyce and Brandon Oldenburg that they were doing things out of order. The book was supposed to come first, then the animated short, and then if there was some time...
Why Mr. Morris Lessmore's Creators Told Their Story App-First [Video]
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