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The Wilderness Downtown

The Wilderness Downtown

Go to http://www.thewildernessdowntown.com/ and create your own, personalised music video for the song "We Used To Wait" by Arcade Fire. You must use Google Chrome, enter an address (the address of the home you grew up would make the video meaningful to you) and the site will build the video using google maps and street view data (if there is data available at the address).

This is the version with my home address :).

 

 

Comcast DNS sucks - Host not found errors

In the past few days I started having problems at home with my internet connection. For every page that I was trying to visit I would get, most of the times, a "Host not found" error and after refreshing a couple of times then the page would finally load up.

Initially I thought this to be a Windows problem so I played with the settings of the DNS Client but to no success. I also rebooted my router and modem a few times, again, without solving anything. Then, I remembered that my problems started just after installing Sun's VirtualBox ...

Using Photographs to Enhance Videos of a Static Scene

Great video editing technology that automatically enhances your videos using high quality photos of a scene. What it does:

  • Super-resolution - enhances the resolution of the video
  • High dynamic range - increases the dynamic range
  • Enhanced exposure - enhances the exposure
  • Object touchup - alters the objects in the scene
  • Object removal - removes unwanted objects from the scene - coolest feature IMO, go to 6:00 in the video to see it in action


The only limitation for now is that it can handle only static scenes.

[Using Photographs to Enhance Videos of a Static Scene via reddit]

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