Monthly Archive: May 2015

Panasonic DMC-G7 – 4K video for under US $800

Sample video clip here. (Note 4:3 aspect ratio test clips are in first half and 16:9 in last part of that video clip.) Pre-orders available at Adorama and Amazon (Panasonic DMC-G7KS Digital Single Lens Mirrorless Camera 14-42 mm Lens Kit, 4K) Adorama product description Panasonic has just announced the new LUMIX G7 Interchangeable Lens (DSLM) Camera with a 14-42mm Lens in black...

Watching 3D movies improves brain’s cognitive processing

According to the research by Goldsmiths University neuroscientist Patrick Fagan and Professor Brendan Walker of Thrill Laboratory, participating filmgoers showed a 23% increase in cognitive processing ability after watching a movie in stereoscope. Their reaction times improved by 11%, and they experienced a “brain boost” for up to 20 minutes after viewing. The improvement in reaction time was five times...

Flickr acknowledges – finally – that photo upload has not been working

Flickr has finally acknowledged that their new software update on their web site has broken photo uploads. Flickr Help Forum user comments. Update: Official Flickr Forum thread on the upload failure. Apparently Flickr released a new “auto upload” feature in their Flickr apps that attempts to upload every picture on your device, by default (even if you do not want it...

Photo: Hot Blonde on the Rocks

The braid belongs to my wife. The rocks are 7,000 years old. And it was actually sort of cold and windy but who would look at a photo titled “Cold blonde on the rocks?”. Click thru for more info and photos. Link: Hot blonde on the rocks by Edward Mitchell on 500px