Tag: tech

Oct 15, 2014

FPV Racing with Mini Quadcopters

FPV Racing with Mini Quadcopters

Three FPV racing enthusiasts got together for a day of racing on a challenging course with plenty of obstacles. Pilots wear goggles that give them a first-person view from their mini quadcopters (which are outfitted with tiny cameras). The speed and maneuverability of these tiny drones is quite impressive. Cheers to the team for…

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Oct 11, 2014

Team Uses Highly Modified Learjet to Capture Jaw-Dropping Airplane Footage

Team Uses Highly Modified Learjet to Capture Jaw-Dropping Airplane Footage

These shots were filmed in close formation with the Vectorvision camera system installed in the highly modified Wolfe Air LearJet 25. Cameras used are the Red Epic and Arriflex Alexa. Wolfe Air Project Coordinator: Beth Miles Wolfe Air Pilots: Craig Hosking, Ace Beall, Kevin LaRosa, Kevin LaRosa Jr, Jeff Senior Camera: Doug Holgate, Roger…

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Oct 4, 2014

Why Today’s Youth is Obsessed with Snapchat

Why Today’s Youth is Obsessed with Snapchat

There’s a reason Facebook tried to buy Snapchat for $3 billion and a potentially bigger reason why Snapchat turned them down. If you still think of Snapchat as just a service for sending inappropriate ‘sexts’ this primer by Casey Neistat is worth a watch. Perhaps in reaction to the permanence of what you say…

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Sep 24, 2014

24 Hours with iPhone 6 Line Sitters in New York

24 Hours with iPhone 6 Line Sitters in New York

Casey Neistat spent 24 hours filming iPhone 6 lines around New York City, capturing the scene and talking with the people who wait in line. According to the Washington Post and Apple Insider, there is a thriving resell/secondary market for iPhone 6’s. In China, where the devices are delayed, new iPhones are selling for…

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Aug 26, 2014

Instagram Unveils ‘Hyperlapse’, First Standalone App Outside of Instagram

Instagram Unveils ‘Hyperlapse’, First Standalone App Outside of Instagram

Today at 1pm EST, Instagram will release their first ever app outside of Instagram, called Hyperlapse. The standalone app uses a complex algorithm that lets users create fast-moving timelapses with their phones. iPhone users will get the first crack at the app as the Android version is still in development due to recent…

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Aug 23, 2014

What Happens When the Majority of People Become Unemployable?

What Happens When the Majority of People Become Unemployable?

This isn’t science fiction, this is happening as we speak. CGP Grey discusses the inevitability of automation and why we, as humans, need to start thinking about a world where the majority of jobs, across all sectors, can be performed better by a robot.

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Aug 18, 2014

This Is Real-Time Face Tracking and Projection Mapping

This Is Real-Time Face Tracking and Projection Mapping

A team led by Nobumichi Asai demonstrates real-time face tracking and projection mapping. Can you imagine the entertainment potential for this kind of technology? It could certainly add an exciting new element to live shows and performances!

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