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If you want to stand out in the filmmaking crowd, focus on the evolution of your CRAFT – not the TOOLS.

In a world where access is universal and affordable – the only thing distinguishing one from another is knowledge and talent. Vincent Laforet lays his thoughts on the continuing progress of technology. I, like many others, was pulled into the DSLR movement by a magical force called ACCESS. The DSLRs were affordable, lightweight, and produced Read MoreRead More

This Will Revolutionize Education

Many technologies have promised to revolutionize education, but so far none has. With that in mind, what could revolutionize education? Via Veritasium who wrote his Ph.D. dissertation on physics education. I think it is instructive that each new technology has appeared to be so transformative. You can imagine, for example, that motion pictures must have seemed like a Read MoreRead More

New Lens Technology Could Bring Optical Zoom to Even the Thinnest Smartphones by 2016

A new type of lens technology will enable even the thinnest smartphones to utilize optical zoom. Smartphone cameras have improved exponentially since their introduction to the world, but one company still believes there’s plenty of room for improvement. That company is DynaOptics and their latest tech is promising to pack optical zoom into more smartphones Read MoreRead More

Disney Introduces Automatic Editing of Footage from Multiple Social Cameras

Disney has created an system of automatically cutting multiple camera angles using computer algorithms. We present an approach that takes multiple videos captured by social cameras that are carried or worn by members of the group involved in an activity—and produces a coherent “cut” video of the activity. Footage from social cameras contains an intimate, Read MoreRead More

New Rules for Stylish and Proper Behavior with Guest Voice of Reason: Jerry Seinfeld

As technology pioneers, we are inundated with new gadgets, services, apps, messaging, games, and media. We’re doxing, vaping, and Lyfting. And that means there are new rules for how to behave. Is it ok to answer an email during dinner? Is Google Glass ever cool? We got some help from Jerry Seinfeld, keen observer of Read MoreRead More

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