Doug Kleve

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Even in the desert, an innovative device pulls fresh water out of thin air

On any given day, you’re surrounded by water suspended in the air as imperceptible vapor. The idea of harvesting this water has deep roots in the …

University of California

The Kuleshov Effect and How Spielberg Masters It

If you haven't heard of Kuleshov's Effect you are not alone. However, once you understand it you will start noticing it in many directors' films …

Filmmaking

Lighting on the Fly

Technique<p>Effective lighting for your video is all a matter of taste. Being able to look critically at your shot will indicate the areas that could …

Travel Gear

17 Pro Tips That Will Help You Work Faster and Smarter in Premiere Pro

Here are a bunch of tricks, tips, and hacks that will help you edit in Premiere Pro a whole lot faster.Learning the many awesome features within …

Tutorials

How to Save Mega Amounts of Money in 401(k) Fees

Hidden 401(k) fees can be the bane of a retirement saver's life. They add up, and can eat into portfolio gains.<p>How bad is the problem of onerous …

Retirement

Henry Cavill’s Mustache In ‘Justice League’ Was Just Erased Better By A Cheap Computer And DeepFakes

Among the many criticisms made of <i>Justice League</i>, one frequent gripe was about the VFX work to digitally remove Henry Cavill’s mustache (the disturbing example photos are at the bottom of this post). He was reshooting scenes as Superman while under contract to Paramount for <i>Mission Impossible 6</i>, so …

Justice League

Bouncing Light: One Concept You Should Always Remember When Lighting Your Scenes

This is why you shouldn't totally freak out if you don't have a beadboard or reflector to bounce your light.Knowing how to use reflectors is almost …

Lytro’s 755 megapixel Cinema light field camera is going to kill the green screen

Lytro is taking its rich, volumetric 3D camera capture technology into the world of TV and film.<p>The company’s light field solution is a truly beautiful technology that may eventually be in every camera we snap a shot or video with. The tech essentially uses data on all of the available light in a …

8 indispensable (and free) Google tools

Google is so much more than just the world’s premier search engine.<p>Google has a bevy of helpful products—many of which are completely free. If you …

5 reasons everyone should own a multimeter

Home improvement addicts really get excited about their power tools. And in the shadow of drills and sanders, the multimeter doesn't get much love. Too bad, because multimeters are just as useful and have become something I recommend to every DIYer.<p>If you don't yet own one, this guide explains ways …

Arduino

The Effort That Went Into Kingsman 2's Continuous Briefcase Sequence Is Incredible

Director Matthew Vaughn is famously fond of action sequences that look like they were shot all in one take—filmed in a very specific way designed to …

Animation

Facebook offers free music and sound effects for video makers

Facebook today announced it was offering a selection of free music and sound effects to content creators. If you want to use music in a Facebook or Instagram video, the Sound Collection gives you options that won’t get you dinged for copyright infringement.<p>Facebook removes any video uploaded that …

Rylo is a game-changing 360-degree camera from the makers of Hyperlapse

Shoot first, frame later<p>Just like the $299 Insta360 One or the $699 GoPro Fusion, Rylo is a 360-degree camera that’s not really about filming 360-degree photos and videos. Rylo, which costs $499 and goes on sale today, is a dual-lens camera that lets you do creative things with the full 360-degree …

Can Anything Move Faster Than the Speed of Light?

One commonly known fact in physics is that you cannot move faster than the speed of light. While that's <i>basically</i> true, it's also an …

Physics

We Can Now Store Light as Sound, And It's a Game Changer For Computing

One step closer to computers that process data at the speed of light.<p>Last year, scientists took a big step towards creating the next generation of …

Quantum Computing

Google’s latest AI experiment lets software autocomplete your doodles

Google Brain, the search giant’s internal artificial intelligence division, has been making substantial progress on computer vision techniques that let software parse the contents of hand-drawn images and then re-create those drawings on the fly. The latest release from the division’s AI …

Uptime, YouTube’s experimental app for watching videos with friends, opens to all

YouTube’s experimental app Uptime, which lets you watch videos with friends while reacting and commenting, has now opened up to all users. The app was first launched in March of this year, from Google’s internal incubator, Area 120, as a means of testing a more interactive and social way to watch …

Adobe and Stanford just taught AI to edit videos — with impressive results

Just one minute of video typically takes several hours of editing — but Stanford and Adobe researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) …

Artificial Intelligence

Learn the Basics of Music Theory With This Interactive Tutorial

As a fan of music, I’d love to learn how to make a song. Devoting time to learning music theory, however, isn’t exactly on my list of priorities. …

6 Different Types of Social Media Videos You Need to Be Using

Close your eyes for a second, and think about the last social media video that you remember seeing. If you’re like a large majority of daily social …

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …

Operating Systems

3 Film Editing Techniques You Can Learn From Star Wars

Luke. Yoda. Lando Goddamn Calrissian. Star Wars is home to some of the most memorable characters in film history, and also some of the best film …

Let Kubrick and Aronofsky Tell You When (and How) to Break the 180° Rule

Everyone is always talking about the importance of the 180-Degree Rule, but this video shows that it's also important to know when to break <i></i>it.<p>The …

Stanley Kubrick

This app lets you instantly turn your DVD collection into your own personal Netflix for $2 per title

On Thursday, Vudu announced that its app will now let you create your own personal Netflix, instantly, for $2 per title (with the first movie free).<p>The main purpose of Vudu is to let you rent or buy movies digitally on "smart" devices — TV, smartphone, tablet, and so on. But now you'll be able to …

How to Tell a Good Story, as Explained by George Saunders, Ira Glass, Ken Burns, Scott Simon, Catherine Burns & Others

All of us instinctively respond to stories. This has both positive and negative effects, but if we don't understand it about ourselves, we've won't …

Books

The ear training guide for audio producers

Rob Byers • January 31, 2017<p>ShareTweet<p>More on Audio<br>• Subscribe to Audio<p>(Suharu Ogawa for NPR)<p>Ear training, the practice of learning how to recognize certain sounds, is a must for audio producers. We need to be able to spot problems and identify them to before they impact quality or snowball into …

How to Reset the System Management Controller (SMC) on Your Mac

- Feb 8, 2017<p>While your Mac will most likely give you years of service with no problems, you may find that from time to time you experience issues …

Operating Systems

Tutorial: How to Fake a Tilt-Shift ‘Look’ in Post and Miniaturize the World

If you love those timelapses that make our great big world look tiny—people scurrying around Manhattan like ants, or airplanes moving around an …

NAFTA and other trade deals have not gutted American manufacturing — period

Politically speaking, there was no debate on United States international trade agreements in 2016: All politicians seeking to win a national election, or even to create a party-spanning political coalition, agree that our trade agreements are bad things.<p>From the left, we had Democratic presidential …

What They Won't Tell You About Your 'Free' Credit Report

If your New Year’s resolution includes a financial tune-up, then you’re probably about to pull your “free” credit report. You’ll want to read this first.<p>No, this isn’t a warning about the credit report scams that litter the internet. You know, the ones that try to convert you to a pricey service …