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ZangZing will close soon after MobileMe

ZangZing will close soon after MobileMe | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it

ZangZing had been cleverly standing out as a possible "after MobileMe" solution for those who cannot wait for iOS6 "share from Photostream" feature unveiled at WWDC.

 

Joseph Ansanelli's team had designed a superior user interface, a clever ingestion mechanism including fetching albums from other sites, along with comprehensive privacy settings while sharing albums with others.

 

The email below is therefore a total surprise for subscribers as well as a strong disappointment, and we don't understand yet what motivated it.

 

Now that two consumer photosharing services are gone, which of the remaining ones will stand out and take care of the rest of us ?

 

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Hi Philippe,

Unfortunately, we have some sad news to share.

On July 2nd, ZangZing will no longer accept new users to join or new photos to be uploaded.

On August 31st, we will be shutting down ZangZing and permanently deleting all photos, contact information, and account information.

To download your original photos, please follow these steps:
Sign in at www.zangzing.com/signinMouse-over the album you would like to downloadClick the "i" menu and choose Download. This will create a Zip file of all the original photos in that album. Once each album is completely downloaded, then begin the next album download as simultaneous downloads can become corrupted on some web browsersRepeat this for all your albums

If you have any problems, please refer to this Help article, http://zan.gy/Gzv1Qd.

Thank you for sharing our same passion for design, privacy, and group photo sharing. You inspired us.

The ZangZing Team

____________________________

ZangZing
39 Mesa Street, 102A
San Francisco, CA 94129
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Moon over the Crest

Moon over the Crest | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it

Canon EOS60D + 70-200 f/4 L - Serre Chevalier Valley, French Alps

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Magic Leap Raises $794 Million And Announces "Mixed Reality Lightfield"

Magic Leap Raises $794 Million And Announces "Mixed Reality Lightfield" | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it

Magic Leap raised $794 million in new funding and CEO Rony Abovitz posted a blog suggesting the secretive company is moving closer toward a product, writing “we are setting up supply chain operations, manufacturing.”

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba led the round and Joe Tsai, Alibaba’s Executive Vice Chairman, is getting a seat on the board. The announcement roughly confirms a December report suggesting the company was raising money in this ballpark.

The Series C round puts the Florida startup’s funding to date close to $1.4 billion.

 

Magic Leap also seems to have named its technology “Mixed Reality Lightfield” with subtle language in the blog post linked above that might be commentary about current VR technology, which isn’t able to perfectly reproduce what your eyes see in the real world.

“It comes to life by following the rules of the eye and the brain, by being gentle, and by working with us, not against us,” Abovitz wrote about the company’s technology. “By following as closely as possible the rules of nature and biology.”

Abovitz previously suggested Rift-like VR headsets have a history of “issues that near-eye stereoscopic 3d may cause” and that “we have done an internal hazard and risk analysis….on the spectrum of hazards that may occur to a wide array of users.”

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Philippe J DEWOST's curator insight, February 3, 5:06 AM

The staggering amount raised by MagicLeap is all but virtual and makes Oculus Rift acquisition price look almost "reasonable".#SelfReminder: need to update my "Brief History of Interfaces" slide deck

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Photographer Captures Powerful Waves on Lake Erie as Liquid Mountains

Photographer Captures Powerful Waves on Lake Erie as Liquid Mountains | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
Dave Sandford is a professional sports photographer of 18 years whose hometown is London, Ontario, Canada. Over the past 4 weeks, for 2 to 3 days per week, Sandford has been driving 45 minutes to Lake Erie, spending up to 6 hours a day photographing the lake.The photos are awe-inspiring: Sandford gets in the water and shoots the powerful choppy waves in a way that makes them look like epic mountain peaks that are exploding into the atmosphere.
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Beautiful, powerful, and sometimes frightening shots taken on a lake where sometimes waves look like mountains. "Se méfier de l'eau qui dort" as we French say...
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Affordable camera reveals hidden details invisible to the naked eye | UW Today

Affordable camera reveals hidden details invisible to the naked eye | UW Today | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
an affordable camera technology being developed by the University of Washington and Microsoft Research might enable consumers of the future to tell which piece of fruit is perfectly ripe or what’s rotting in the fridge.The team of computer science and electrical engineers developed HyperCam, a lower-cost hyperspectral camera that uses both visible and invisible near-infrared light to “see” beneath surfaces and capture unseen details. This type of camera is typically used in industrial applications and can cost between several thousand to tens of thousands of dollars.In a paper presented at the UbiComp 2015 conference, the team detailed a hardware solution that costs roughly $800, or potentially as little as $50 to add to a mobile phone camera. They also developed intelligent software that easily finds “hidden” differences between what the hyperspectral camera captures and what can be seen with the naked eye.
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Hypercam illustrates how imaging will go beyond the visible and turn smartphones into scanners.
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Newly Launched EyeNetra Mobile Eye-Test Device Could Lead To Prescription Virtual-Reality Screens

Newly Launched EyeNetra Mobile Eye-Test Device Could Lead To Prescription Virtual-Reality Screens | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it

After five years of development and about 40,000 tests worldwide, the smartphone-powered eye-test devices developed by MIT spinout EyeNetra is coming to hospitals, optometric clinics, optical stores, and even homes nationwide.

But on the heels of its commercial release, EyeNetra says it’s been pursuing opportunities to collaborate with virtual-reality companies seeking to use the technology to develop “vision-corrected” virtual-reality displays.

“As much as we want to solve the prescription glasses market, we could also [help] bring virtual reality to the masses,” says EyeNetra co-founder Ramesh Raskar, an associate professor of media arts and sciences at the MIT Media Lab who co-invented the device.

The device, called Netra, is a plastic, binocular-like headset. Users attach a smartphone, with the startup’s app, to the front and peer through the headset at the phone’s display. Patterns, such as separate red and green lines or circles, appear on the screen. The user turns a dial to align the patterns and pushes a button to lock them in place. After eight interactions, the app calculates the difference between what the user sees as “aligned” and the actual alignment of the patterns. This signals any refractive errors, such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism. The app then displays the refractive powers, axis of astigmatism, and pupillary distance required for eyeglasses prescriptions.

In April, the startup launched Blink, an on-demand refractive test service in New York, where employees bring the startup's optometry tools, including the Netra device, to people’s homes and offices. In India, EyeNetra has launched Nayantara, a similar program to provide low-cost eye tests to the poor and uninsured in remote villages, far from eye doctors. Both efforts used EyeNetra’s suite of tools, now available for eye-care providers worldwide.

According to the World Health Organization, uncorrected refractive errors are the world’s second-highest cause of blindness. EyeNetra originally invented the device for the developing world — specifically, for poor and remote regions of Africa and Asia, where many people can’t find health care easily. India alone has around 300 million people in need of eyeglasses.

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Interesting crossroads between VR and healthcare, and a sound reminder of how incredibly powerful smartphones have become !

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New Horizons Finds Blue Skies and Water Ice on Pluto

New Horizons Finds Blue Skies and Water Ice on Pluto | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it

The first color images of Pluto’s atmospheric hazes, returned by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft last week, reveal that the hazes are blue.

“Who would have expected a blue sky in the Kuiper Belt? It’s gorgeous,” said Alan Stern, New Horizons principal investigator from Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), Boulder, Colorado.

The haze particles themselves are likely gray or red, but the way they scatter blue light has gotten the attention of the New Horizons science team. “That striking blue tint tells us about the size and composition of the haze particles,” said science team researcher Carly Howett, also of SwRI. “A blue sky often results from scattering of sunlight by very small particles. On Earth, those particles are very tiny nitrogen molecules. On Pluto they appear to be larger — but still relatively small — soot-like particles we call tholins.”

Scientists believe the tholin particles form high in the atmosphere, where ultraviolet sunlight breaks apart and ionizes nitrogen and methane molecules and allows them to react with one another to form more and more complex negatively and positively charged ions. When they recombine, they form very complex macromolecules, a process first found to occur in the upper atmosphere of Saturn’s moon Titan. The more complex molecules continue to combine and grow until they become small particles; volatile gases condense and coat their surfaces with ice frost before they have time to fall through the atmosphere to the surface, where they add to Pluto’s red coloring.

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Fascinated by NASA's ability to convey and share their findings through these stunning images.

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Eye-Popping Veil Nebula Colored Image released by NASA

Eye-Popping Veil Nebula Colored Image released by NASA | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it

Eight thousand years ago, around the time humans were just getting good at farming, a star 20 times as big as our sun blew up about 2,100 light years from here. This feathery ribbon is the aftermath.

NASA just released this eye-popping image of the Veil Nebula taken by the Hubble Space Telescope. The nebula, which looks a little like the Nexus from a certain forgettable Star Trek movie, spans 110 light years across. It's so huge that this image is merely a mosaic of Hubble pictures that together cover about two light years. As is typically the case with Hubble's unforgettable nebula pictures, the colors you see actually represent the stuff it's made of. Here, red is hydrogen, green is sulfur, and blue is oxygen.

Philippe J DEWOST's insight:

A supernova blew up 8000 years ago. H2, O2, and Sulfur form the red, blue and green stuff. NASA has created a flyover visualization of this stunning structure that reminds us that we are all made of stars...

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Light's L16 camera challenges DSLRs with 16 lenses in one package

Light's L16 camera challenges DSLRs with 16 lenses in one package | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
Photography startup Light has launched L16, which the company's calling a "a multi-aperture computational camera," at the Code/Mobile conference. It's named L16, because it's equipped with 16 individual lenses, though unlike bulky and heavy DSLRs, Recode says it's just about the size of a Nexus 6 that's double the thickness. When you take a picture using the camera, all 16 lenses capture photos simultaneously at different focal lengths in order to "capture more data in every shot." Light's technology then combines all of them into a single 52-megapixel image -- you can adjust the photo's depth of field, focus and exposure after it's been captured.

The L16 runs on Android and has built-in WiFi, allowing you to post pictures directly from the device. It comes with an integrated 35mm-150mm optical zoom and a five-inch touchscreen display. If you think you'll be able to save money switching to this from an entry-level or mid-range DSLR, though, you're sadly mistaken. It might not cost as much as high-end cameras, but it'll still set you back $1,299 when you pre-order from today until November 6th from Light's website. When it starts shipping in the summer of 2016, you'll have to shell out $1,699 to get one.
Philippe J DEWOST's insight:

After Pelican Imaging, Light.co explores the plenoptics, array camera space with a slightly different approach and promise yet still huge challenges to address.

First one being the price: would you go for one ?

Then if what you want is to refocus after shooting then there is also Lytro's Ilium light field camera introduced in 2014 in the same price ballpark.

Finally, remember that Apple has acquired array camera startup LinX in April of this year so that competition could come from one of the next iPhones...

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The Blockchain Might Be The Next Disruptive Technology

The Blockchain Might Be The Next Disruptive Technology | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it

To process a transaction, you need first to make sure the sender owns the asset he wants to transfer, and make sure he will not trade it twice.


In the blockchain, information is stored in blocks that record all transactions ever done through the network. Hence, it allows validating both the existence of assets to be traded and ownership.


To avoid double spending, the technology requests several nodes to agree on a transaction to process it. A validation is also artificially difficult to achieve: miners leverage computer power to solve complex cryptographic problems (the proof-of-work). Every time a problem is cracked, a block is added to the chain, and all the transactions it includes are thus validated. The updated chain, including the new block, is shared with other nodes and becomes the new reference; this process leverages cryptography to prevent duplicate transactions.

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Very clear summary of Blockchain's principles, potential and pitfalls as seen by a financial institution's strategic venture arm. Must read if you are allergic to tech.

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Philippe J DEWOST's curator insight, October 6, 2015 10:52 AM

Very clear summary of Blockchain's principles, potential and pitfalls as seen by a financial institution's strategic venture arm. Must read if you are allergic to tech.

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Nouvelle image à haute résolution du globe de Pluton

Nouvelle image à haute résolution du globe de Pluton | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
Le globe de Pluton à haute résolution. Mosaïque d’images prises par la caméra LORRI de la sonde américaine New Horizons, le 14 juillet 2015, peu avant son passage au plus près de la planète naine. Cliquez sur l’image pour afficher une version en très grand format sur laquelle vous pourrez zoomer et détailler les multiples formations spectaculaires visibles sur ce monde lointain.
Crédits : NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Southwest Research Institute.
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Quelques mois après son survol de Pluton, la sonde américaine New Horizons vient de nous faire parvenir de nouvelles images des confins du Système solaire qui permettent de voir Pluton avec une résolution inégalée à ce jour.

La NASA diffusera certainement dans les prochains jours la version officielle de ce nouveau portrait de la planète naine Pluton, mais @GuillaumeCannat vous propose de le découvrir en avant-première grâce à la mosaïque qu'il vient de réaliser à partir des images brutes mises en ligne il y a quelques heures sur le site de la mission.
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Can You Actually See All The Colors?

Can You Actually See All The Colors? | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
One color is always slightly different. Can your eyes spot it? Take this quiz to find out.
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I scored 100%. Remember that 99% of displays are never calibrated. 99.5% if we include smartphones :-)
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Île de Ré | Jean Bornens, peintre

Île de Ré | Jean Bornens, peintre | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
Nouveaux tableaux exposés à La Couarde à partir du 14 Août
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Jean Bornens, peintre et beau-père #WhoElse?
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Le zoom bien trop puissant du Nikon P900

Le zoom bien trop puissant du Nikon P900 | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
Voilà, on en est finalement arrivé à ce moment gênant où les technologies sont tellement puissantes qu'elles nous effraient. Le zoom du P900 de Nikon ?
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On a zoomé sur la lune ... Video a voir du zoom 166x du Nikon P900
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What Is Your Score at Deepart Visual Turing Test ?

What Is Your Score at Deepart Visual Turing Test ? | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
You will be shown 10 pairs of pictures. In each pair, one is painted by a human and another one is generated by artificial intelligence based on a photo and a style of a painter. Click on a picture painted by a human.
Philippe J DEWOST's insight:

Interesting, easy and quick, funny image recognition Turing test by depart.io .

Wondering if Facebook and Google AI algorithms tried to pass the test and if so, how much they scored...

(And by the way I scored 8/10 so I still feel quite human)

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Happy 15th Birthday to VLC/VideoLan !

Happy 15th Birthday to VLC/VideoLan ! | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it

Technically, today is the 15th anniversary of the relicensing of all the VideoLAN software to the GPL license, as agreed by the École Centrale Paris, on February 1st, 2001.

If you've been to one of my talks, (if you haven't, you should come to one), you know that the project that became VideoLAN and VLC, is almost 5 years older than that, and was called Network 2000.

Moreover, the first commit on the VideoLAN Client project is from August 8th 1999, by Michel Kaempf had 21275 lines of code already, so the VLC software was started earlier in 1999.

However, the most important date for the birth of VLC is when it was allowed to be used outside of the school, and therefore when the project was GPL-ized: February 1st, 2001.

Facts and numbersSince then, only on VLC, we've had around

  • 700 contributors,
  • 70000 commits,
  • at least 2 billion downloads,
  • hundreds of millions users!


And all that, mostly with volunteers and without turning into a business!


We have now ports for Windows, GNU/Linux, BSD, OS X, iPhone and iPad, Android, Solaris, Windows Phones, BeOS, OS/2, Android TV, Apple TV, Tizen and ChromeOS.

Philippe J DEWOST's insight:

Amazing achievement by Jean-Baptiste Kempf & l'équipe de @videolan !

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Un photographe alpiniste réalise des clichés incroyables dans des conditions extrêmes

Un photographe alpiniste réalise des clichés incroyables dans des conditions extrêmes | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
Robert Bösch est un guide de montagne Suisse, mais aussi un célèbre photographe travaillant actuellement en collaboration avec la marque Mammut. Cette entreprise, qui vend des équipements pour les sports de montagne, a souhaité rendre hommage à l'un des pionniers de l'Alpinisme : Edward Whymper. Robert Bosch ainsi que des alpinistes vont mettre en scène la première ascension du Cervin, la montagne la plus connue de Suisse, réalisée 150 ans plus tôt par Edward Whymper. Les lumières rouges le long de l'arête Hörnli retracent le parcours de l'alpiniste anglais. À l'époque, ce fût un véritable défi contre la mort au nom de l'exploration.
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Laquelle préférez-vous ? Aucune n'a été photoshoppée d'après l'article ...
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One of Earth's driest places is now a pink flower wonderland

One of Earth's driest places is now a pink flower wonderland | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
Parts of Chile's Atacama Desert, one of the driest places on Earth, look like a psychedelic wonderland as pink mallow flowers bloom in the valley, following a year of unprecedented rain.Massive downpours in March gave parts of the desert its first taste of rain in almost seven years. Some areas got as much as seven years' worth of rain in just 12 hours.
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I thought that only ESO giant telescopes were (slowly) blossoming in the Atacama...
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Xiaomi launches Android-powered Mi TV 3 with 60-inch 4K display for less than $800

Xiaomi launches Android-powered Mi TV 3 with 60-inch 4K display for less than $800 | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
Xiaomi, on Monday, unveiled the Mi TV 3, a 60-inch TV with 4K display at a price point of RMB 4,999 ($780). Much like the Mi TV 2 and previous generation television sets from the company, the Mi TV 3 has been launched in the company's home market China.

The Mi TV 3 sports an LG-made 60-inch 4K display with lossless quality, MEMC, and color gamut. The display comes with full aluminum frame running along the sides. At 11.6mm, the Mi TV 3 is pretty sleek too. It is powered by a MStar 6A928 processor consisting of Cortex-A17 and Mali T760 GPU. An 8GB eMMC 5.0 flash is used as the internal storage. The company hasn't revealed any information about the RAM module.

On the connectivity side, there are three HDMI ports, two USB ports, one VGA port, one Ethernet port, one AV in, an output for Subwoofer, and a standard RF Modulator. On the audio front, the Mi TV 3 features Virtual Surround technology, deeper bass, and dialogue enhance tool with auto volume balance support. The company says that acoustics for the TV has been put together by Grammy award winner Luca Bugnardi, and former research head at Philips acoustics Wang Fuyu.

The speaker bar, which sells separately at RMB 999 ($160), is made of four mid-range 2.5-inch subwoofer, and interestingly comes with the main board of the TV. The company says that it has separated the processor board from the screen, as doing this significantly reduces the replacement cost of internal components. This also increases the life cycle of the TV, the company claimed.
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104 ppc (pixels per $ cent) looks like an interesting metric

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Comment voyait-on l'an 2000 en 1900 ? La réponse en 11 dessins étonnants

Comment voyait-on l'an 2000 en 1900 ? La réponse en 11 dessins étonnants | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
Au début des années 1900, le peintre français Jean-Marc Côté s’associe à d’autres artistes pour imaginer dans une série de toiles comment l’on vivra en France un siècle plus tard. Imprimées pour être présentées lors l’Exposition universelle de Paris, elles ont ensuite été transformées en carte postales. Wedemain.fr publie les plus étonnantes de ces visions tantôt farfelues, tantôt prémonitoires.
En raison de difficultés financières, ces cartes de Jean-Marc Côté n'ont jamais été vendues. De nombreuses années plus tard, elles ont été exhumées par l'auteur de science-fiction Isaac Asimov, qui en a publié et commenté certaines dans son oeuvre "Futuredays: A Nineteenth Century Vision of the Year 2000"Aujourd'hui, elles sont passées dans le domaine public.
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Au delà du camping-car (la dernière image) et d'une appétence prononcée pour la robomécanisation, je crois que le plus étonnant reste le postier volant, surtout lorsqu'il fait du surplace...

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All Along the Fractures - NASA Unveils Incredible Images of Martian Sand Dunes

All Along the Fractures - NASA Unveils Incredible Images of Martian Sand Dunes | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera aboard NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter often takes images of Martian sand dunes to study the mobile soils. These images provide information about erosion and movement of surface material, about wind and weather patterns, even about the soil grains and grain sizes. However, looking past the dunes, these images also reveal the nature of the substrate beneath.

Within the spaces between the dunes, a resistant and highly fractured surface is revealed. The fractured ground is resistant to erosion by the wind, and suggests the material is bedrock that is now shattered by a history of bending stresses or temperature changes, such as cooling, for example.
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This slug shape is actually a sand dune on Mars captured by the HiRISE camera.

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La NASA dévoile de superbes photos de la Terre vue de l'Espace

La NASA dévoile de superbes photos de la Terre vue de l'Espace | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
Les images qui suivent vont vous offrir un spectacle magnifique que l’on a pas assez l’occasion de découvrir.

Ce sont des photographies fournies par la NASA où l’on voit notre belle planète Terre vue de l’Espace. On y découvre différentes villes, différents continents, différents reliefs et on y découvre également la vie à travers les lumières que l’on produit à la surface.

Update : ce sont bien des photos qui ont été fournies par la NASA à la base, puis Anton Balazh a ensuite fait un superbe travail de post-prod afin d’améliorer le relief, les couleurs, la lumière, etc…
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A voir absolument. Le travail de mise en relief d'Anton Balazh est stupéfiant

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Selfies Have Killed More People Than Sharks This Year

Selfies Have Killed More People Than Sharks This Year | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it

A 66-year-old Japanese tourist has died, and his travel companion has been injured, after falling down stairs while attempting to take a selfie at the Taj Mahal.

The man's death raises the selfie toll this year — to 12. To put that in perspective, in 2015 there have so far been eight deaths caused by shark attacks.

 

It sounds like a joke, but unfortunately it isn't: The deaths are a tragic reminder to travelers that focusing on a phone screen instead of unfamiliar surroundings is not safe.

 

Four of the selfie deaths this year, like the tourist, identified as Hideto Ueda, were caused by falling.

 

The next leading cause of deaths involving selfies was being hit or injured by trains, either because the individual was taking trying to get a photo with a train or because the photo they wanted involved getting on dangerous equipment.

Philippe J DEWOST's insight:

The #DarwinAwards are back ! Selfies : 12 - Sharks : 8. Selfie + Shark unconfirmed.

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Aunque suene a broma es una realidad. El afán por hacerse selfies en los lugares más insospechados está causando más muertes que los ataques de los siempre temidos tiburones. El último, un turista japonés de 66 años en el Taj Mahal. Las caídas son la principal causa, aunque le sigue de cerca los impactos desde un tren. A partir de ahora, cuando alguien nos enseñe las fotos de su viaje a Australia y nos diga, en esta surfeando con tiburones, siempre podemos sacarle nosotros una de un selfie con nuestro cuñado en la barra de un bar! ¡Eso sí que es ahora un deporte extremo!

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24h de la vie d'une femme

24h de la vie d'une femme | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
Je partage le quotidien des gens durant 24h, je photographie leur vie. Je témoigne de leurs beautés : celle de ce quotidien, celle de leur vie telle qu'elle est. La beauté de leur être. Ici se sont les 24h de Odette, je suis arrivée chez elle à 17h le jour de son 95 éme anniversaire et repartie le lendemain à 17h. mars2015
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24h de la vie d'Odette, 95 ans, par la talentueuse Géraldine Aresteanu. Superbe, délicat, poignant, vrai.

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In 1975, this Kodak employee invented the digital camera. His bosses made him hide it.

In 1975, this Kodak employee invented the digital camera. His bosses made him hide it. | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
In 1975, 26-year old Kodak engineer Steve Sasson presented his prototype digital camera to the company’s technical, marketing and business development departments. The latter two hated it.
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These 1975 Moore's Law predictions by Kodak's digital camera inventor proved true - and killed Kodak.
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First high resolution image of Pluto causes concern

First high resolution image of Pluto causes concern | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
Looks like @rpaulwilson has uncovered something #NewHorizons #IamYourFatherLuke
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French Student Sets Internet on Fire with Animation Inspired by Moebius, Syd Mead & Hayao Miyazaki

French Student Sets Internet on Fire with Animation Inspired by Moebius, Syd Mead & Hayao Miyazaki | pixels and pictures | Scoop.it
The internet over in Japan was lit ablaze last month by a student film. Titled “Celles et Ceux des Cimes et Cieux” (“Girls and Guys from the Summits and the Skies”), the short is a gorgeously animated trailer for what looks like an amazing yet-to-be-made feature film. Created by Gwenn Germain, who is studying at the French art school Créapole, the animation is also a love letter to legendary filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki.
Philippe J DEWOST's insight:
Beautiful and peaceful tribute to sources by a future animation master. French Creapole school rocks !
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