Digital Media Basics from

Two instructional videos from the foundation, a  “non-profit corporation dedicated to protecting the foundations of Internet multimedia from control by private interests” give a really excellent introduction and overview of Digital Media. The first video – A Digital Media Primer for Geeks – discusses the current state of digital media – which everyone now has

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Please Speak Into the Plant – The Visual Microphone from MIT

An astonishing piece of research from the folks at MIT CSAIL was announced for SIGGRAPH 2014. The paper from Davis et al (Abe Davis and Michael Rubinstein and Neal Wadhwa and Gautham Mysore and Fredo Durand and William T. Freeman), entitled The Visual Microphone – Passive Recovery of Sound From Video, shows how they were

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Compressed Sensing – An Introduction

This week Emmanuel Candès, professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Stanford University has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is one of the authors (the other being Terence Tao) of the paper which brought about the field of compressed sensing. If you’ve ever done any signal processing, then you’ll know

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