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A group of researchers has built a way to mine the giant corpora of pictures people have posted publicly (on sites like Picasa and Flickr) and build time-lapse images of landmarks. This involves huge technical challenges of identifying landmarks, building 3D models of them, stabilizing the images, and normalizing the motion and lighting -- and so far, they've managed to find over 20,000 such images, showing everything from changing seasons, to building construction, to moving glaciers.

They've made a video showing off their favorites: https://youtu.be/wptzVm0tngc. You can read the paper at http://grail.cs.washington.edu/projects/timelapse/ , and hopefully they'll soon have a way to see all their results.

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There are a zillion digital photos in the public domain and scientists have just figured out something very cool to do with them. A team from Google and
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Today, in a statement given to Wired, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler revealed his plan to reclassify ISPs as common carriers under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. It's a striking victory for net...
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The TSA's Instagram feed is terrifying and somehow totally awesome: http://wrd.cm/1oGVMcD
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The public radio host Ira Glass and his “This American Life” leave their distributor, giving him more responsibilities and the show fewer financial guarantees.
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Excerpted from Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America by Linda Tirado. Out now from Putnam. I once lost a whole truck over a few hundred bucks. It had been towed, and when I called the company they told me they’d need a few hundred dollars for the fee. I...
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If you're confused about the current Twitter trends, it's because 6 out of the 10 top worldwide trends are about Indonesia's election. There are a lot of people sitting on the edge of their seats here. 
http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/07/09/us-indonesia-election-idUSKBN0FD2KZ20140709?irpc=932

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/07/five-reasons-why-indonesia-presidential-election-matters
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Next week's election in the country I'm living in is extremely concerning: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2014/07/04/editorial-endorsing-jokowi.html
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Polls aren't showing much of a difference between the two candidates' support right now, depending on the poll. There was a pretty intense debate last night. Wednesday!!!
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  • Universitas Siswa Bangsa Internasional (Sampoerna Foundation)
    Faculty of Science and Technology, 2012 - present
  • U.S. Department of State
    Fulbright Fellow, 2011 - 2012
  • Joint Science Department of the Claremont Colleges
    Molecular & Computational Biology Researcher, 2008 - 2011
  • Honnold/Mudd Library
    Library Assistant, 2007 - 2011
  • University of British Columbia
    Mathematical Biology Researcher, 2009
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