“Is this a ‘Fes’ thing, or a ‘Mike’ thing?”
CONvergence happened, and it was great, but I guess we gotta talk about Apple Aperture going away, revisionist history in the UK, fireworks drones, and more!
Video and Film:
- The Time Machine
- Point Blank
- Lake Placid
- Southern Comfort
- Operation Petticoat
- Cry Baby
Google I/O Conference
Things were announced… special gadget watches! You will be Dyna Blue! (Night Flight ref, anyone?) New UI … focus on wearable devices.
Apple Aperture to go bye bye…
Better learn Lightroom… With next version of OS X (Yosemite) iPhoto and Aperture will go away for the “Photo.app” … For Apple pro photography is no longer a niche to support (no surprise Aperture hasn’t been updated in a while, writing has been on the wall.)
Can a drone legally fly through fireworks?
FAA isn’t sure about that. But there is a video of it. (Gigaom)
Revisionist history comrade!
BBC News receives email from Google explaining why some articles will no longer be searchable, Guardian too! (BBC)
The “Right to be Forgotten” strikes and there is no recourse…. no way to appeal the take down. (Marketingland.com)
ISEE-3 Making a comeback
Engines fired up fine, next is to check instruments and get it into a decent orbit. Goal is to return it to its original mission (sun observation.) Last time engines were fired was 1987, before some of the recovery team was born.
Get off my lawn!
Dr. Who – upcoming season’s scripts leaked…
Appears to be coming out of BBC Miami – they were setting up translations for non english speaking countries, like New Jersey. BBC asking fans to squash them please. (The Register)
YouTube will allow video of their games… if they get the ad revenue
Nintendo has been really on keeping their game content from showing on video sites (like Let’s Plays). But this deal with YouTube means that they’ll get ad revenue from it now. (Polygon)
- Paul: Cookie spread- http://www.biscoff.com/indulge/biscoff-spread
and Real Time Wind (after real time lighting)
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