Sarah Jones does eight characters at the TED conference. Her shifts between them are incredible.
Scientists at Cornell University have use a supercomputer to analyze the geotags on 35 million Flickr photos, creating photography heatmaps for locations around the world.
Another great example (like google’s various tools) of what can be done with a lot of indexed data. Fantastic.
This is a slide show of photographs of the first 100 days of the Obama administration. Most or all of the images are by official White House Photographer Pete Souza and they’re excellent.
President Barack Obama takes aim with a photographer’s camera backstage prior to remarks about providing mortgage payment relief for responsible homeowners. Dobson High School. Mesa, Arizona 2/18/09. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.
Looks like a Canon 5D Mark II and a Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L. Great choices. No doubt Pete Souza’s backup camera.
[via Dilip Muralidaran]
Trailer for what looks to be a fantastic movie on product design. Objectified weblog.
[via Edward McKeown]
jeff.stiefer has posted a useful comparison of what the Canon 100mm f/2.8 macro lens will do at different apertures.