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neon-electric: WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING WYWS was developed around the idea of simply doing something nice for a person while he / she snoozes (out of exam lethargy and stress!) at a desk! Many have said that the Singapore culture is one that is selfish and results-driven. However, the insomniacs of this independent effort (YES, WE ARE COMPLETELY ALONE!) are seeking to challenge this notion and...
If Instagram Filters appear on Facebook, what...
Me: If Instagram Filters appear on Facebook, what purpose would Instagram then serve? - A Guide to the Instagram Filters You'll Soon Be Seeing on Facebook - The Atlantic: bit.ly/Ig3Oaq
R: for the future: the epitome of software worth. For the current: a reminder that e world is but a facade
Me: FB's past acquisitions were more or less shut down, wonder if Instagram will suffer the same fate bit.ly/I0eO86
Me: despite becoming an Instagram slave recently, I don't really like the idea of adding filters to everything. I think Instagram worked for mobile because ppl find that the filters make low quality images look better but I don't think it should be the way we make photos in the future. ppl start thinking that photography can just be taking a crappy photo and adding filters to make it artsy. it's just capitalizing on the nostalgia bug of our time. real film is way better.
R: hahaha. It will depend if it has attained a critical mass then...
Me: We'll see about that ;)
I: Spoken like a true film addict!(: I think photography can be photoshopped to the nth, as long as it sticks to your initial vision/art when u take the photo
Me: true that. just don't like it when ppl just use photoshop/filters as an excuse to not put in effort in taking photos.
I: I think for beginners it's a good tool to train you to compose better! you can photoshop focus and angles! I'm amazed by some of the flickr artists that reconstruct photos, bgs and objects. Not my thing though but still amazed!
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Tek RMD Introduction: Robotic Mobilization Device Tek RMD, provides the opportunity of movement for people with paraplegia by enabling them to independently stand up in a completely upright position with correct posture, facilitating their movement and comfortable completion of their daily tasks indoors, such as in the home, office and shopping mall. Tek RMD is not an alternative to wheelchairs,...