Get the most out of your cinema experience. Also: Luddites, Uber and Satellites. — FTN DAILY EDITION #133, Innovation & Technology

Jeremy Yap

Projection as an art

Understand cinema technology to enjoy the best movie experience.

Peter Suderman for Vox:

Understanding the nuances of movie projection, and the different projection options available to moviegoers, can help you make the most of the cinematic experience you pay good money for.

http://www.vox.com/culture/2017/3/6/14668690/film-formats-movie-projection


Embrace Innovation

Technology is great. Give it a chance.

David Waller for Foundation for Economic Education:

The lesson for today is that technological innovation can be extremely painful, but that over the longer term it does not necessarily come at the price of jobs or prosperity: indeed, new technology begets further innovation that creates wealth and employment in entirely unforeseeable ways.

http://www.vox.com/culture/2017/3/6/14668690/film-formats-movie-projection


Take a Bite

There’s a super material right in your mouth.

Kate McAlpine for Futurity:

Kotov hopes to see the synthetic enamel deployed in airplanes and other environments in which vibrations are inescapable, protecting structures and electronics.

http://www.vox.com/culture/2017/3/6/14668690/film-formats-movie-projection


Inside Uber’s Greyball software

How the company went against police control.

Adam Clark Estes for Gizmodo:

Precisely how Uber went to war with police is where this story veers into the realm of absurdity

http://www.vox.com/culture/2017/3/6/14668690/film-formats-movie-projection


Not one, not two, but 104 Satellites

India lifted a record number of satellites into space in a single launch.

BBC News:

Over the past two decades, India has become a key player in the lucrative commercial space market offering a low-cost alternative.

http://www.vox.com/culture/2017/3/6/14668690/film-formats-movie-projection


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