Thursday, June 23, 2011
Link Round-Up: June 23, 2011
10 Beautifully Intricate Locks
Cloud Enterprise via Reddit
Ghostbuster Ghost Trap, Papercraft Style
Gygax Memorial Moves Forward
Lightfield cameras capture the entire photonic information of a scene with essentially infinite depth of field, meaning that pictures can be focused after the photo is taken, and low-light conditions do not require a flash. Lightfield images are also “3D” without the need for stereo lenses. Lightfield (aka “plenoptic”) technology was developed in the 90's: the first working prototype required dozens of separate cameras and a supercomputer. Professional plenoptic cameras have been available for the past year; the Lytro startup intends to release a consumer-ready shirt-pocket lightfield camera later this year. A simple explanation of the technology; an abstract and original dissertation [PDF].
The Typewriter Art of Keira Rathbone. (Video)