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Posts Tagged ‘Air’

Photoshop “unblur” leaves MAX audience gasping for air

Now that's damn impressive. I’m with the audience at 1:18 and again later when Kevin Lynch’s picture is unblurred. I just hope I kept all of those amazing but flawed pictures that I can now unblur.

Zippos of the Vietnam War

Zippos of the Vietnam War

Air & Space has a gallery of Zippo lighters sold during the Vietnam War at PX stores and customized for US soldiers by village artisans. From Air & Space... "Snoopy the Flying Ace replaced Bugs Bunny of World War II nose art fame as the most popular cartoon character of the conflict," writes (Sherry Buchanan, author of Vietnam Zippos). [...]

Shoes-on flight in sight

Shoes-on flight in sight

Air travelers will eventually be able to keep their shoes on to pass through security, but the restrictions on carrying liquids on board are likely to remain in place for some time, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told a POLITICO Playbook breakfast Tuesday. "We are moving towards an intelligence and risk-based approach to how we [...]

Steven Johnson’s Where Good Ideas Come From: multidisciplinary hymn to diversity, openness and creativity

Steven Johnson’s Where Good Ideas Come From: multidisciplinary hymn to diversity, openness and creativity

Science writer Steven Johnson's latest book, Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation is, in some ways, a classic Johnson book: drawing from diverse sources across many disciplines, Johnson recounts historical scientific breakthroughs and draws from them parallels to modern technology, particularly networked computers and [...]

Why Johnny Can’t Program

Why Johnny Can’t Program

This was just published this on Huffington Post. Maybe some policymakers will consider adding programming to the US public school curriculum... Just last year, while researching a book on America's digital illiteracy, I met with the Air Force General then in charge of America's cybercommand. He said he had plenty of new recruits ready and [...]