Posts Tagged ‘Photographic’
You see, herein lies the problem. At a glance, Nao looks humane. Even kind. In fact, it’s bruited that he’s helped on a few missions in his day. But underneath, he’s a cold-blooded talent snatcher, and thanks to a little push from one Raghudeep Gadde, he might just capture your vacation in a manner that’s superior to your own. As the story goes, this here scientist at the International Institute of Information Technology in Hydrabad, India, converted the humanoid into quite the shooter. He strapped a camera on its dome, and then programmed it to follow a pair of iron-clad photographic guidelines: the rule of thirds, and the golden ratio. Purportedly, Nao does a ton of analysis before finally deciding on how to compose and capture a shot, and for his next trick, he’ll run circles around your existing Lightroom actions. So much for perfecting your craft, eh?
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If there’s anyone reading out there who ever did their own developing and printing, they should check out this photo series by Richard Nicholson documenting the few remaining darkrooms in London. I love the look of these things; one day I’ll have my own darkroom, though I don’t think I’ll ever attempt color printing.
There’s an interview with the artist over at Wired, along with some links to related projects. Check it out.
Man, oh man — just when we were starting to think that it was a slow week in terms of handset leaks, it seems a venerable geyser has been struck. Not one, not two, but three handsets have just made their way in front of the good ol’ spy cam. Two of ‘em are WinPho 7 handsets, one is rockin’ the Android.
Read the rest at MobileCrunch >>
Props to CrunchGear
Researchers have discovered that increasing production of a protein called RGS-14 could significantly boost visual memory. They are currently investigating the exact effects on humans, but all I can think is: Photographic memory in pill form. More »
Props to Gizmodo