New Camera Promises 'Living' Images
Light field technology is the key to a new camera allowing you to be re-focus images minutes, days or even years after the shot, or to view them in 3D.
What's the Latest Development?
What could you do with a camera that captures 11 million rays of light instantly? The makers of the Lytro light field camera, due to ship next year, say you could take "living pictures", ones that you re-focus minutes, days or even years after the shot, or view in 3D. This is my next says the viewfinder LCD is tiny and of fairly poor quality, and it's difficult to frame images, but...
What's the Big Idea?
"The basic concept works, it works well, it’s fun, and it’s like nothing else on the market." This sort of plenoptic camera isn’t a new concept, but previous demonstrations have required giant arrays of distinct cameras to create, while Lytro’s device is a tube you can hold in a single hand, says Sean Hollister. Lytro says the camera should be able to shoot approximately 400 images on a charge.
The surprising results come from a new GLAAD survey.
- The survey found that 18- to 34-year-old non-LGBTQ Americans reported feeling less comfortable around LGBTQ people in a variety of hypothetical situations.
- The attitudes of older non-LGBTQ Americans have remained basically constant over the past few years.
- Overall, about 80 percent of Americans support equal rights for LGBTQ people.
Controversial map names CEOs of 100 companies producing 71 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions.
- Just 100 companies produce 71 percent of the world's greenhouse gases.
- This map lists their names and locations, and their CEOs.
- The climate crisis may be too complex for these 100 people to solve, but naming and shaming them is a good start.
The more we learn about the microbiome, the more the pieces are fitting together.
- A new study from the University of Central Florida makes the case for the emerging connection of autism and the human microbiome.
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- While more research is needed, this is another step in fully understanding the consequences of poor nutrition.
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