Archive for date: July 31, 2004

How about Legal Guerrilla Drive-Ins?

July 31, 2004 | Public Domain Resources | By: Mark VandeWettering

Slashdot is running a story about a N.Y. Times article (registration required, yada yada) that details Guerrilla Drive-Ins, mobile parties that use a DVD player and an LCD projector, and show movies projected against a wall in impromptu locations. This is of course of questionable legality, given the warning that most DVDs specify (that they […]

Interesting Papers Galore

July 31, 2004 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Slashdot mentioned work by Nayar and Nishino on generating images of what people see by processing images of reflections in the cornea. I thought the paper itself was pretty cool, but there are lots of other good things that the two authors have written about. In particular, I liked the idea of A Jitter Camera […]

Please set your clock back fifty years!

July 31, 2004 | News | By: Mark VandeWettering

The Arizona Daily Star reports that: A rally organizer for the Bush-Cheney re-election campaign asked Teri Hayt, the Star’s managing editor, to disclose the journalist’s race on Friday. After Hayt refused, the organizer called back and said the journalist probably would be allowed to photograph the vice president.