Android Mobile Development
Grand Challenge : http://www.multimediagrandchallenge.com/ is a set of problems and issues (from these industry leaders), geared to engage the Multimedia research community towards solving relevant, interesting and challenging questions in the multimedia industry’s 2-5 year horizon;
- (3DLife) Sport Camera Networks
- (CeWe) Photo Set Theme Identification
- (Google) Personal Diaries
- (Google) Video Genre Classification
- (HP) Visual Communication
- (Nokia) Photo Location & Orientation
- (Radvision) Content Adaptation
- (Radvision) VideoConf Experience
- (Yahoo!) Novel Image Understanding
- (Yahoo!) Video Segmentation
(TEDtalk) Benoit Mandelbrot: Fractals and the art of roughness
NURTURING…… the Artist Within
(Definition) "dérive" : (literally: “drifting”), a technique of transient passage through varied ambiances. The dérive entails playful-constructive behavior and awareness of psychogeographical effects (which completely distinguishes it from the classical notions of the journey and the stroll).
[Paperback] The Artist's Mind: A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Creativity, Modern Art and Modern Artists
(Music) http://www.playlist.com/ : Create free playlists,and share it all on your favorite social networks.
"On the map of your empire, O Great Khan, there must be room both for the big, stone Fedora and the little Fedoras in glass globes. Not because they are all equally real, but because all are only assumptions. The one contains what is accepted as necessary when it is not yet so; the others, what is imagined as possible and, a moment later, is possible no longer." - Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities (A Harvest/Hbj Book)
"I will act as if what I do will make a difference." - William James
"I suspect that America is not now and never was what it used to be." - David Halberstam
"Rosencrantz: I don't believe in it anyway.
Guildenstern: Just a conspiracy of cartographers, then? " - Tom Stoppard (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead)
"Some say the glass is half empty, some say the glass is half full, I say, are you going to drink that?" - Via