Interview with Blake Whitman from Vimeo - Learning DSLR Video
Pretty amazing use of the GoPro HD camera. Fast forward to 3:00 minute mark to see the launch, but whole thing is awesome.
Qu8k - High Altitude Rocket On-board Video
View from attached cameras give viewpoints from a launched home-made rocket capable of MACH 2 speeds into the air, travelling 22 miles in 90 seconds.
In case you missed it: We recently came out with a great new report with the Project for Excellence in Journalism about how people get news and information about their local community. Some of the major findings include:
- Local TV news remains the most popular source for local information in America, but adults rely on it primarily for just three subjects—weather, breaking news and to a lesser extent traffic.
- Newspapers (both print and on the web) are the source Americans turn to most for a wider range of information than any other source.
- The internet has a strong hold in the local community, as web-only outlets are now the key source of information on some key subjects such as education or local business and restaurants. Among adults under age 40, the internet rivals or surpasses other platforms on every single topic area except one (breaking local news).
A study, published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases, said a high proportion of women who live in sub-Saharan Africa who used a hormonal injectable or oral contraceptive, were at greater risk for contracting HIV.
Pam Belluck wrote about the study for The New York Times. Her story focused on…
I’m reading the new Steve Jobs biography by Walter Isaacson. In 1974 the future Apple founder quit his job at Atari to go look for a guru in India. Isaacson writes:
Once he got healthy enough to move, he decided that he needed to get out of Delhi. So he headed to the town of Haridwar, in…