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The Challenge of Archiving Sound + Vision in the 21st Century

The Challenge of Archiving Sound + Vision in the 21st Century | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge?
Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?

So wonders T.S. Eliot’s chorus in a pageant play he once helped write in 1934.
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What life is like on a movie set through the eyes of a production assistant - DIY Photography

What life is like on a movie set through the eyes of a production assistant - DIY Photography | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
On set, Production Assistants have a vital, yet often thankless role to play.  In this video from RocketJump Film School, we see a day in the life of a production assistant through the eyes of Colin West McDonald. The tasks may be somewhat different for a production assistant on a movie, but there are many parallels to those [...]
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The 100 greatest American films

In 2015, BBC Culture polled critics around the world and came up with a list of the best 100 American films. The video above off
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Quentin Tarantino's Characters Enter and Exit Side-By-Side in This Entertaining Edit

Quentin Tarantino's Characters Enter and Exit Side-By-Side in This Entertaining Edit | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Spoiler alert, obviously. Actually, are there really spoiler alerts when it comes to movies by Quentin Tarantino? Everybody knows that everybody dies. Room 237 made this really fun video of characters from all of QT’s films, like Pulp Fiction and Inglourious Basterds, showing their first and last appearances.
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The Best Films of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival

The Best Films of the 2016 Cannes Film Festival | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
We wrap-up this year's Cannes with the best and worst films, plus complete coverage.
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Dr. Stephon Alexander — The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe (Science Salon # 6)

Dr. Stephon Alexander — The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe (Science Salon # 6) | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
This is an archive of one of the monthly lectures hosted by the Skeptics Society. Most past lectures are available for purchase in audio and video formats at shop.skeptic.com/ or by clicking the BUY link in the lecture archive.
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This Augmented Reality Future Looks Like a Living Hell

This Augmented Reality Future Looks Like a Living Hell | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
It’s fun for the occasional tech demo, but now we know the real reason that Google Glass, and other augmented reality solutions, have failed to catch on. The future they’ve promised us will eventually turn into the same nightmare that surfing the web has become—a sea of intrusive ads and countless another annoyances trying to sell you something.
cafonso's insight:
Too much noise
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The sky's no limit for this tiny camera with big astrophotography aspirations - DIY Photography

The sky's no limit for this tiny camera with big astrophotography aspirations - DIY Photography | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Developed by a three man team describing themselves as a passionate photographer, a frustrated engineer and an electronics geek, the TinyMOS has been designed from the ground up specifically for the purpose of astrophotography. Over the past year, the three have been working a way to get to the point where they’re ready to open up [...]
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Rogue Bibliophile

Tom Gauld's cartoon on the future for book lovers for The Guardian this weekend. Tom also did the cover and interior illustration in this weekend's Guardian
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Watch the Trailer for Sculpting Time: Artificial Eye's Tarkovsky Retrospective in the UK

Watch the Trailer for Sculpting Time: Artificial Eye's Tarkovsky Retrospective in the UK | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Artificial Eye's Tarkovsky retrospective will begin touring in the UK on May 20th.
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SIGGRAPH 2016 – Technical Papers Trailer

Preview the SIGGRAPH 2016 Technical Papers program! The SIGGRAPH Technical Papers program is the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarl
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10 Cool Special Effects Scenes in Movies That Didn't Use CGI

10 Cool Special Effects Scenes in Movies That Didn't Use CGI | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it

It’s always nice to know that not everything in movies is done with computers and CG and green screens. P.

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Everything you need to know about the 2016 Cannes Film Festival | Film | DW.COM | 11.05.2016

Everything you need to know about the 2016 Cannes Film Festival | Film | DW.COM | 11.05.2016 | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Discover the highlights of the Cannes Film Festival, held this year from May 11-22. As Germany celebrates a comeback in the race for the Palme d'Or, here are 12 hot contenders in the competition.
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Google shares and preserves art with the Art Camera

Google shares and preserves art with the Art Camera | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Google has created a custom-built robotic Art Camera for ultra-high resolution ‘gigapixel’ pictures, making 1000 pictures of great works available today.
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Demonstration of a working Gutenberg printing press

The Crandall Historical Printing Museum has the "most complete and functioning Gutenberg Press in the world" and in th
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Gorgeous stop motion movie shows the internals of Canon's EF200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4× - DIY Photography

Gorgeous stop motion movie shows the internals of Canon's EF200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4× - DIY Photography | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Canon’s $11,000 200-400mm f/4L lens is not something you take apart lightly. (In fact, the full official name is Canon EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Lens with Internal 1.4x Extender, but we are trying to keep it short). But that is not to say that it can not be taken apart. Canon’s youtube channel published such a lens [...]
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Three modern media inventions predicted by 20th century authors

Three modern media inventions predicted by 20th century authors | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Stanislaw Lem predicted ebook readers in his 1961 novel, Return from the Stars. I spent the afternoon in a bookstore. There were no books in it. None had been printed for nearly half a century̷…
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Rethinking Knowledge in the Internet Age - Los Angeles Review of Books

Rethinking Knowledge in the Internet Age - Los Angeles Review of Books | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
With the internet at our fingertips, this is the greatest time to be a curious person wanting to learn, and it is the greatest time to be a complete idiot.
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Werner Herzog is teaching an online filmmaking class

Werner Herzog has made more than 70 films during his career of 50+ years. This summer, Herzog will be teaching an online filmmak
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Robert Kirkman and AMC Are Making a Documentary Series About the History of Comic Books

Robert Kirkman and AMC Are Making a Documentary Series About the History of Comic Books | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Comic books have been good to AMC. They’ve been the basis of its biggest series ever in The Walking Dead, a new series in Preacher and even a reality series by Kevin Smith. Next, the network will give back by producing a miniseries exploring the origins of the art form.
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Festa do Cinema 2016: cinema com bilhetes a 2,50€ entre 16 e 18 de maio

Festa do Cinema 2016: cinema com bilhetes a 2,50€ entre 16 e 18 de maio | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
A Festa do Cinema regressa hoje para a segunda edição. Em todas as salas de cinema nacionais, de 16 a 18 de Maio, os espectadores poderão assistir aos filmes em cartaz pelo simpático preço de apenas 2,50€.
Depois do sucesso da edição inaugural
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Backreaction: Book review: “The Big Picture” by Sean Carroll

Backreaction: Book review: “The Big Picture” by Sean Carroll | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
fighting about use of words is moot...
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Country-specific factsheets on the national audiovisual industries in Europe

Country-specific factsheets on the national audiovisual industries in Europe | Books, Photo, Video and Film | Scoop.it
Country-specific factsheets on the national audiovisual industries in Europe - Digital Economy & Society
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