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Introducing – Tools for Cinema Quality Assurance


Cinema Test Tools for the Non-Technical Manager 

Cinema Test Tools is a free resource for the cinema industry, tuned most particularly for the non-technical manager. The tools include several DCPs, all with interesting means of testing the sound and picture quality for the interested by lightly trained staff. The lessons on sound and light are written to provide a foundation to communicate with the technician who must respond quickly and well to the information that they discover.

The key is a free Online Managers Online Walk Through Checklist that correlates with the many DCPs. It helps bring an understanding of the many nuances of the auditorium's situation in a straightforward way. 

It is a big world out there.

Distractions...Too Much Interesting

6 December

The ASC: SIDE BY SIDE: Part One—A Point of View « John Bailey's Bailiwick

iTunes - Podcasts - American Cinematographer Podcasts by American Cinematographer Magazine

Resolution vs. Aliasing: Implications for Motion Capture

The Bayer Sensor Strategy

3 December – The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: Full Color Excerpt, By America's Top Satirical Newswriters

Where Are You Android Users? | TPM Editors Blog

EDCF Film Festival Tech Project – Interested? Write this [email protected] this site



5 November – Slowing the speed of light game

A Slower Speed of Light | MIT Game Lab

5 Oct – Data scientists urged to share their big data skills with UK charities | IT PRO / This article is all over the map...but it is a starting point for a discussion for our industry. So many potentials. Someone please surprise me with an article on the subject for the entertainment technologies business please.

Independent and Foreign Films on DVD | Movie of the Month Club | Film of the Month Club | DVD of the Month Club
So the trick is, how does one get these films into the "Yes, we have tracks for the deaf, hard of hearing and visually impaired audiences

The coolest "like a desert" theater design: magma architecture: masrah al qasba theater from designboom – You must scoll down to see the pictures.

Just in case you think that layouts need to be's what happens when they are: Dataisnature

Ya just gotta know about Wood Gasification: Wood Gasification | GASEK

Tubes V xSistors: The Dauphinee Report [Updated]

Ranking up there with the chicken & egg dilemma, "tubes vs. transistors" is the aficionado equivalent to "analog vs. digital" and "LPs vs. CDs".  With  most of my current listening experienced with MP3s, all of these details are lost in the tinnitus and background noise, from air conditioning to the refrigerator to outside traffic.


Just yesterday, I was invited to the home of a neighbor, whom I met at a recent 4th of July party and kindred spirit in the audiophile realm, for a listening experience of his extraordinary system made up of Dunlavy loudspeakers with Krell amplification and a CD player from the 'Jupiter sulfur mines' (thanks Jimi Hendrix "Voodoo Chile!").  My neighbor suggested that I carry along my 'favorite CDs', which was like a gourmet chef asking me to bring along my box of Cherrios.  I was humbled!

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Kodak Patents Worth 25% To Consortium

500 million is what Apple, Google and Samsung will offer Kodak for patents that Kodak supposedly told someone...these are worth 2 billion. I wonder if the estate manager gets to negotiate?

Rivals Apple, Google, Samsung reportedly team up to buy Kodak patents | Ars Technica

4G Wireless Can Be Faster Than Wired Internet

If you have been using various forms of wired data connections, you might want to take a closer look at the various 4G wireless networks and their phones. Based on informal tests here at ReadWriteWeb and more extensive tests elsewhere, going wireless now could be a way to speed up your Internet connection!

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Where and what we are. ('s the internet right? Everything...we're a group effort.)

Gotta know the words to understand the concepts.

There is so much data...

Since we became our own secretaries, it seems that we have to know nearly everything these days.