futurescope:

Lockheed Martin - Helping the Future Arrive

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At Lockheed Martin, helping the future arrive is what we do. Because we solve the great problems of our times. We create the innovative technologies that define eras.

The great problems of our times is a joke, right? I’d like to see a fusion reactor and routine flights to mars, for sure. But a moving autonomous laser weapon shooting a planes out of the sky??? Btw, nobody wants to work on your transparent flatscreens with glowing touch interafaces.

(Best part of the video is the woman looking into the hotter than hot plasma of the fusion reactor. I want those glasses!)

[via thejaymo]

This is like the first two minutes of a sci-fi horror movie.

emergentfutures:

Extracting audio from visual information



Researchers at MIT, Microsoft, and Adobe have developed an algorithm that can reconstruct an audio signal by analyzing minute vibrations of objects depicted in video. In one set of experiments, they were able to recover intelligible speech from the vibrations of a potato-chip bag photographed from 15 feet away through soundproof glass.
In other experiments, they extracted useful audio signals from videos of aluminum foil, the surface of a glass of water, and even the leaves of a potted plant. The researchers will present their findings in a paper at this year’s Siggraph, the premier computer graphics conference.
Paul Higgins: How do you spell privacy?

Full Story: MIT

emergentfutures:

Extracting audio from visual information

Researchers at MIT, Microsoft, and Adobe have developed an algorithm that can reconstruct an audio signal by analyzing minute vibrations of objects depicted in video. In one set of experiments, they were able to recover intelligible speech from the vibrations of a potato-chip bag photographed from 15 feet away through soundproof glass.

In other experiments, they extracted useful audio signals from videos of aluminum foil, the surface of a glass of water, and even the leaves of a potted plant. The researchers will present their findings in a paper at this year’s Siggraph, the premier computer graphics conference.

Paul Higgins: How do you spell privacy?

Full Story: MIT

The July list, a little late. Only a couple of recent releases, but some oldies you may not have heard before. Travelling this month, so expect some Asia pop next month. Enjoy.

Nick

(Source: Spotify)