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Flying 3D Printer Could Clean Up Nuclear Waste

3D printers are taking flight, New Scientist reports. Using helicopter rotors, scientists at Imperial College London have created the world’s first flying 3D printer to carry out tasks, like removing nuclear waste, in hostile environments. It works by hovering over

Flying 3D Printer Could Clean Up Nuclear Waste

3D printers are taking flight, New Scientist reports. Using helicopter rotors, scientists at Imperial College London have created the world’s first flying 3D printer to carry out tasks, like removing nuclear waste, in hostile environments. It works by hovering over

MIT Open-Source Software Filters Video to Detect Heartbeat

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/149623-mit-releases-open-source-software-that-reveals-invisible-motion-and-detail-in-video http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/27/scientists-uncover-invisible-motion-in-video/ Coming soon to smartphones, lie detectors, hospitals, Google Glass, robots… art projects? You can download the software and run it on Matlab, but there’s also a website where you can upload video and they process it.

MIT Open-Source Software Filters Video to Detect Heartbeat

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/149623-mit-releases-open-source-software-that-reveals-invisible-motion-and-detail-in-video http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/27/scientists-uncover-invisible-motion-in-video/ Coming soon to smartphones, lie detectors, hospitals, Google Glass, robots… art projects? You can download the software and run it on Matlab, but there’s also a website where you can upload video and they process it.

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Columbia Journalism Review on Drones and Journalism

http://www.cjr.org/cover_story/eye_in_the_sky.php?page=all Great article on the controversy surrounding drones as a tool for journalism. It mentions the man who flew a drone around the Harlem building collapse, and backlash he got from the New York City Drone Users Group: “Like many

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Columbia Journalism Review on Drones and Journalism

http://www.cjr.org/cover_story/eye_in_the_sky.php?page=all Great article on the controversy surrounding drones as a tool for journalism. It mentions the man who flew a drone around the Harlem building collapse, and backlash he got from the New York City Drone Users Group: “Like many

360° Video using 6 GoPro Cameras – spherical panorama timelapse

A German photographer has invented a mount for 6 GoPros that you can use to create video that has a “little planet” effect. And, the mount is available for free as a 3D printer design: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:52584

360° Video using 6 GoPro Cameras – spherical panorama timelapse

A German photographer has invented a mount for 6 GoPros that you can use to create video that has a “little planet” effect. And, the mount is available for free as a 3D printer design: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:52584

Slit-Scan Photography with Processing

This might be a fun processing exercise. With slit-scan photography, you capture an image in slices, which really warps the outcome. There’s a whole history of it, along with some processing code! (It uses processing 1, not processing 2 like

Slit-Scan Photography with Processing

This might be a fun processing exercise. With slit-scan photography, you capture an image in slices, which really warps the outcome. There’s a whole history of it, along with some processing code! (It uses processing 1, not processing 2 like