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The Fatal Flaw in Every Techno Show on TV

  1. Jan 6, 2010 #1

    FredGarvin

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    Let's Enhance!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=<object width="560" height="340"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/Vxq9yj2pVWk&hl=en_US&fs=1&"></param><param [Broken] name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/Vxq9yj2pVWk&hl=en_US&fs=1&" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="560" height="340"></embed></object>
     
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  3. Jan 6, 2010 #2
    hahahaha great clip fred :smile:
     
  4. Jan 6, 2010 #3
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  5. Jan 6, 2010 #4
    OMG LEROY hahahahhahahaha that one nearly killed me.
     
  6. Jan 6, 2010 #5

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    http://img.moronail.net/img/1/8/2018.jpg [Broken]
     
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  7. Jan 6, 2010 #6

    FredGarvin

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    Leroy, that one is really good too.
     
  8. Jan 6, 2010 #7
    The ones that always got me were the ones where they would rotate the subjects of the picture in three dimensions or where they can see what is behind something or in someones pocket. I can't really take a show or movie very seriously after that.
     
  9. Jan 6, 2010 #8

    turbo

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    Probably the weakest point in Bladerunner. That was a great movie in most respects, but the "enhancing" of imagery was a real low point.
     
  10. Jan 6, 2010 #9
    Its been years since I last watched it. I almost forgot about that bit. Didn't it seem to look 'around' an object in the picture?
     
  11. Jan 6, 2010 #10

    Moonbear

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    I like runswimsurf's one where they "zoom in" to the individual nucleotides best. :rofl: The other thing I think is hilarious are the DNA matches done in minutes.
     
  12. Jan 7, 2010 #11

    cronxeh

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    Wow I've never laughed so hard :rofl:
     
  13. Jan 7, 2010 #12

    Born2bwire

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    "The eigenvalue is off."
    "Lock on and enlarge the z-axis."

    SIGH..................................................
     
  14. Jan 7, 2010 #13

    FredGarvin

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    The eigenvalue is off is a personal favorite. I'm going to use that one at work for a while.
     
  15. Jan 7, 2010 #14

    mgb_phys

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    But it was a sci-fi movie.
    The real low point is that if detecting androids is so difficult, why not just print a serial number on their bum.
     
  16. Jan 7, 2010 #15

    minger

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    OMG those are....being emailed as we speak. It really reminded me of:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8w3fhYy6w4

    p.s. I really thought this thread was going to involve the song Sandstorm in some respect or another.
     
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  17. Jan 7, 2010 #16

    DavidSnider

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    I don't think movie ever made it clear they were totally robotic. The main point of the movie is about how ambiguous the definition of 'human' is in a world of cybernetics and genetic engineering.
     
  18. Jan 7, 2010 #17
    More of the same.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uoM5kfZIQ0
     
  19. Jan 7, 2010 #18

    mgb_phys

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    Got to love those terrapixel CCTV cameras !
     
  20. Jan 7, 2010 #19
    How do they get an image of the front of the eye from a camera positioned above the woman?
     
  21. Jan 7, 2010 #20
    That's what I was wondering. It makes me think that the video has been edited I highly doubt the people creating CSI would be that dumb.
     
  22. Jan 7, 2010 #21

    Dembadon

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    By using a reflection off of airborne molecules located in front of her eye, of course!
     
  23. Jan 7, 2010 #22

    DavidSnider

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    It's great how they use the reflection\enhance trick every other episode, but the detectives always act like they are being clever
     
  24. Jan 7, 2010 #23

    mgb_phys

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    You use the optical aberations to solve for image rays coming from different sides of the lens.
    Then you use this as a stereo image set to get a 3d model of the scene, rotate the model and look at the fornt of the women - it's easy when you have an infinite resolution camera !
     
  25. Jan 7, 2010 #24

    ideasrule

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    And an infinitely short exposure time!
     
  26. Jan 7, 2010 #25
    It's not the one-liners. :rofl:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeeyWvo1rNg

    Day or night!
     
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