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" An Unlikely Partnership
How big? Well, Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Adobe are working on it—together. These unlikely collaborators, who are the four largest platforms for digital typography, unveiled variable fonts last week. “For hundreds of years we made things that were static,” says Tim Brown, head of typography for Adobe Typekit and Adobe Type. “Now we have to design things that have a typographer’s brain built in so they can respond to different conditions and still look good.” "

H/T +WIRED 

https://www.wired.com/2016/09/apple-google-adobe-microsoft-join-forces-make-typographic-history/?mbid=social_gplus
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Cyber tourism in alternate universes as a service.
" A VR version is also in the works."
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If only the +National Rifle Association could use their power for good instead of evil.

" That's been a federal law, thanks to the NRA, since 1986: No searchable database of America's gun owners. So people here have to use paper, sort through enormous stacks of forms and record books that gun stores are required to keep and to eventually turn over to the feds when requested. It's kind of like a library in the old days—but without the card catalog. They can use pictures of paper, like microfilm (they recently got the go-ahead to convert the microfilm to PDFs), as long as the pictures of paper are not searchable. You have to flip through and read. No searching by gun owner. No searching by name. "
It happens here, in a massive West Virginia building, in the most absurd way possible.
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And it wasn't even #caturday. 
In a case of canine/feline role reversal, seven pit bulls were set upon by an aggressive cat Monday night — sending a dog and an owner for medical treatment.
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" The religion of inequality — of money and power — has failed us; its gods are false gods. There is something more essential — more profound — in the American experience than the hyena’s appetite. Once we recognize and nurture this, once we honor it, we can reboot democracy and get on with the work of liberating the country we carry in our hearts. "
Bill Moyers writes that "we, the people" must fight for the soul and survival of American democracy.
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This appears to be a small step towards a VR movie experience.
Will it go the way of Cinerama and Sensurround?
Probably because it's an intermediate step towards a totally immersive VR format that allows the viewer to look around in 3D with audio imaging matching head movement.
I don't see how many theaters will have this setup. I assume the two outboard screens go down the side walls of the room. Next, the ceiling?

I also just hope it's not hype to cover for a sub-quality movie.

http://www.primefocusworld.com/star-trek-beyond
Watch a before and after video of Prime Focus World's 3-screen effects for the Barco Escape release of "Star Trek Beyond" ...
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Any form of VR is problematic for filming anything other than fully 3D-rendered movies, simply because so much of movie 'magic,' and especially the skill-set of directors, set designers, and effects designers, are predicated on the fact that only what is within the camera's field of view has to be complete. This offers the freedom to create rigs, partial sets, multiple cameras on-set.

Indeed, even fully 3D-rendered environments use these exact same techniques currently - go in most any modern 3D game and use a cheat-code to disable clipping. Slide through a wall, and look behind the scenes - they don't have the elaborate 'behind-the-scene's' apparatus and activity of a film set, but the world itself is just as much a thin facade. In many cases, the distance view out a window is a flat image hanging in space as if on a printed curtain, and the building beyond the halls your character sees are just empty space.

A few games let your character look around freely during cut-scenes, but most do not. If they do let you look freely, you may miss critical clues that make later scenes make sense.

In crafting movies, skillful directors compose shots in a sequence that constantly guides your eye to where they want you to look. At any moment, they have a very good idea what in a given scene has your focus, and where it will move from there. Allowing free looking or worse, free movement , completely removes the relevance of that skill.

So, I can certainly see why directors would want to ease towards films that would take advantage of that medium, without stepping fully off that precipice.
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I create this collection in case the folks at +Google decide to make pages for businesses only and +The Elon Musk Fan Club must be terminated when the "new" Google plus becomes mandatory.
Hopefully they won't but if past practices with things Google is any indication I think this is a prudent step.
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Dreamscapes (DeepDream scaled up to Operate on Multi-Hundred Megapixel Images)
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Published on May 31, 2016
Google TechTalk, 5/23/16, Presented by Daniel Ambrosi, Joseph Smarr , and Chris Lamb
ABSTRACT (from the talk announcement): Come see digital artist Dan Ambrosi's stunning 8' x 16' (feet!) backlit "Dreamscapes" (multi-hundred megapixel 2D-stitched HDR landscapes with Google's DeepDream code applied in novel artistic ways). Hear from Dan, Google SWE Joseph Smarr and NVIDIA senior director Chris Lamb about the technical challenges we had to overcome to create them.

SPEAKER INFO: Daniel Ambrosi is based in Half Moon Bay, California. Dan has been experimenting with novel methods of visual presentation since graduating from Cornell University in 1984 (Bachelor of Architecture & Master of Science in 3D Graphics; Cornell National Scholar & Eschweiler Prize Recipient). He began his career in architecture and transitioned to high tech marketing in 1994. He has been an independent marketing consultant since 2003 and a published artist since 2011.
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Service Support Technician
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Electronics technician specializing in Theatrical technology including moving lights, lighting consoles,etc, audio systems including RF
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Harbles, Disco_Pete, Bosun Higgs
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A Sceptical cat.
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Tech, Space, Science Geek,  Aspiring amateur photographer, Evangelical Tauist.

Curator of;
+Neil deGrasse Tyson Fan Club
+The Elon Musk Fan Club
+ Carolyn Porco Fan Page

Sufferer of Cliff Claven syndrome related to Tourette Syndrome only I have the uncontrollable urge to respond to questions I am not qualified to answer.
You have been warned! ;)

I recently (end of May 2012) reacquired the photography bug. I used to dabble about 30 years ago with my Pentax shooting Kodachrome 64 mostly. Suffice it to say closing the feedback loop is difficult when shooting and seeing the result are weeks apart.  The technology and relative economy of digital photography has revolutionized that.
I also thank Trey Ratcliff and all the amazing photographers I have found on Google plus over the past year for the inspiration.


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Pointed out to Tony Clement he was no Statistician on Twitter. http://www2.macleans.ca/2010/07/24/no-fun-with-numbers/ . https://twitter.com/TonyclementCPC/status/17903785632
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Shh - There's a Space Commerce Meeting in DC This Week. - NASA Watch
nasawatch.com

Keith's note: The annual FAA Commercial Space Transportation Conference is being held in Washington, DC this week. Unlike the past several m

Some high-minded hopes for Canada’s legal weed future
www.theglobeandmail.com

Forget the Calgary airport, why not name a world-class weed after the man who made medical marijuana possible?

X New Tab Page(Extension)
chrome.google.com

X New Tab Page offers several features such as speed dial,cloud addition,and cloud backup to enhance the original New Tab.

A man and his bear walk into a bar...
www.theglobeandmail.com

This man, let’s call him Stephen Harper, manages to grab much of the bar’s attention with his bear, much to the dismay of patrons who want t

Top 5 Libertarian Quotes From Billionaire Elon Musk
www.voicesofliberty.com

November 10, 2014 - Elon Musk may not be the only billionaire libertarian, but he's likely the most innovative. The dude founded Tesla Motor

Mr. Mansbridge, can you please narrate my life?
www.theglobeandmail.com

CBC anchor’s performance during the terrible shooting in Ottawa deserves praise

A guide to the ideas and words of Gamergate
www.theglobeandmail.com

Gaming culture is a sometimes not-so-funhouse mirror of wider culture

From John Bell at CERN to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computation.
webcast.web.cern.ch

Bell's Theorem, discovered by him when he was working at CERN in the 1960s says that certain correlations between entangled quantum states v

The Burning Man Time-Lapse to End All Burning Man Time-Lapses
petapixel.com

Seven minutes. It's not often we run across a time-lapse that lasts seven minutes, and even less often we actually watch the whole thing, sl

Jets at the Island Airport: the pungent aroma of polling bullshit | Warr...
warrenkinsella.com

Yesterday, the National Post published a story headlined "Two-thirds of Torontonians support Bombardier jets at Island Airport." But when I

Parkdale - High Park - Ontario Votes 2014 - CBC News
www.cbc.ca

Riding profile. riding map. This southwest Toronto riding includes mansions along the Humber River and boarding houses for former psychiatri

SpaceX launch makes large stride toward re-use
www.wacotrib.com

The past two days have been very, very good for SpaceX.

News outlets, companies try to pull a fast one on April Fool's Day
www.cp24.com

They say it’s wise to be skeptical of almost everything you see or read on the Internet these days. That couldn’t be truer than on April 1.

QUOTED: Toronto doctor Danielle Martin, after being asked if she knows h...
www.torontolife.com

"I don't, sir, but I know there are 45,000 in America who die waiting because they don't have insurance at all." -Danielle Martin, vice pres

A hockey joke can destabilize Eastern Europe?
www.theglobeandmail.com

Jason MacDonald, the PM’s communications director, explains why the Liberals and NDP were not included in the Canadian delegation to Ukraine

My invisible friend
backreaction.blogspot.com

Here's what I did on the weekend. As you can see the video quality is still pretty crappy for reasons I can't figure out. Obviously I'm doin

New Zealand M6.2 earthquake
ontario-geofish.blogspot.com

I was attracted to this earthquake since it is such a classic 'normal' earthquake. Note the beautiful 'beachball' showing extension. Using m

Cover Story: Barry Blitt’s “Playing in Traffic”
www.newyorker.com

Barry Blitt penned “Playing in Traffic,” of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, for next week’s cover.

A great company with a long tradition of supplying hard to find as well as more mundane items. Great customer service and surprisingly affordable. But .. They need to drag their web site into the 21st century. The catalog has been around for decades and it was state of the art then but today I think it holds them back from getting a lot of business because it is such a chore to find things. I'm sure this is not news to the folks who work there. Please upper management, do the right thing. I hope they do it soon.
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Public - 2 months ago
reviewed 2 months ago
Closed long ago. -Sort of a hole in the wall at a fairly run down strip mall but very good eats at a reasonable price. It's fairly new so Google Street view does not have a picture of it. Jerk Chicken was very good. The small will fill you up fine, large for when you don't care about the diet and want to pig-out or share with a friend. Ox-Tail very tasty but as with ribs lots of bones. If you like Jamaican / Carribean food definitely try it.-
Food: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Very Good
Public - 3 months ago
reviewed 3 months ago
Best Burger joint in the area. Slightly better than Five Guys IMHO but not as good as the old VJ's in Winnipeg ( across from the Train station). Home made style Onion Rings to die for.
Food: ExcellentDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
One of my favorite Chinese restaurants! Everything on the menu is good so don't agonize over choosing. Counter service only but they are usually pretty quick with five to ten minutes being a typical wait from order to eating.
Food: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Very Good
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
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I had unfortunate experiences with the service department. Brought in a used Elantra with constantly discharging battery. One battery, alternator and $1000.00 later still discharging. I did my own trouble shooting to find that the radio was bad so 100 bucks for an Alpine and all is ticky boo now. For them not to be able to figure this out is inexcusable. I will never go there again.
Quality: Poor - FairAppeal: Very GoodService: Poor - Fair
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
The best Shawarma I've found in the neighborhood. Nice people, clean place, very reasonable price and great food.
Food: ExcellentDecor: GoodService: Excellent
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago