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Descriptive Camera
"The Descriptive Camera works a lot like a regular camera—point it at subject and press the shutter button to capture the scene. However, instead of producing an image, this prototype outputs a text description of the scene." Using Mechanical Turk.
photography  writing  paper  technology  via:waxy 
april 2012 by kevan
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Locksmiths, Computer Scientists Say
"In another example, they used a five inch telephoto lens to capture images from the roof of a campus building and duplicate keys sitting on a café table more than 200 feet away. [...] The idea that one's keys are sensitive visual information is not widely appreciated in the general public."
technology  photography  secrets  metal  crime  via:antonia 
november 2008 by kevan

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