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Would an alien radio pick up a cacophony or a damp fizzle?

If an alien located on a planet 100 light years from here was to switch on a big, multi-frequency radio receiver, and record all the noises coming from outer space for the next hundred years, on all frequencies, how many soap operas, advertisements and new broadcasts would they pick up from Earth? Would a mass-market radio, similar to our Earthly equivalents, pick up anything? Over time, as the number of Earth transmissions increases exponentially, would the alien pick up a cacophony or a damp fizzle? [more inside]
posted by 0bvious on Feb 23, 2012 - 10 answers

Can you find a way to do dictation from a distance, using a microphone headpiece and your laptop?

Is there a way to set up some sort of dictation system in which you can talk into a microphone while out walking around and have the words transmitted back to your computer? [more inside]
posted by AdamCSnider on Jan 25, 2012 - 8 answers

How digital are you?

Is there an index of digitsation? What I mean is a standard matrix to measure how digitised different companies or industries are? Digitisation in this case means how well and to what extent a company/industry/country uses digital technologies (computing, internet, access etc) to make their work more efficient. [more inside]
posted by london302 on Jun 8, 2011 - 6 answers

Amazing projects where art meets digital/social technologies

What are interesting projects where art meets new (digital/social) technologies? Like Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir, Youtube Symphony Orchestra, or Google Art Project.
posted by vladimirfrolov on May 9, 2011 - 3 answers

help me make technology empowering

Help me increase my technology/computer knowledge and resourcefulness so I may help others in my community get the most out of digital tools. Or: How do I apply the DIY/empowering/hackerly approach to computing in a way that benefits others? [more inside]
posted by elephantsvanish on May 7, 2011 - 4 answers

Digital Media in SF

Is there a digital-media/arts-type place in San Francisco that provides access to computers and digital technology - something like The Edge in Brisbane? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Apr 30, 2011 - 3 answers

Digitalizing space in art

Is digital technology changing the way we perceive space? [more inside]
posted by TheGoodBlood on Jan 19, 2011 - 10 answers

Will my Facebook photos still be around in 600 years?

Can you point me to any good writing (research-based, speculative, or heck, even fictional) about the potential historical permanence or impermanence of digital media? I'm interested in both professional (theatrical movies, book publishing, maps...) and personal (digital snapshots, Livejournal, email...) forms of digital information storage. [more inside]
posted by bubukaba on Aug 31, 2010 - 8 answers

That movies used to look so good...

Would it be correct to say that with digital technology, we don't have to worry about movies and TV becoming faded and washed out over time like they used to? [more inside]
posted by SpacemanStix on Jul 9, 2009 - 14 answers

I need Help Capturing Footage from Camera!

How do I capture P2 footage from my Panasonic HD HVX200 camera into Avid HD Pro?
posted by InterestedInKnowing on Apr 20, 2009 - 2 answers

Prosumer Digital SLR updates

Looking to buy a prosumer SLR digital camera. Anyone know about any coming out shortly or price drops? - more info within - [more inside]
posted by destro100 on Jul 18, 2005 - 13 answers

Moving Outlook Data

Personal digital information transfer between jobs: [more inside]
posted by pomegranate on Aug 4, 2004 - 2 answers

Lens advice for a Nikon D70?

I'm thinking of buying the new Nikon D70 digital, Nikons answer to the Canon Rebel. What lens should I get? I want to do travel photography big landscapes, nature, and occasional cultural/people shots. Someone mentioned this 17-35mm as very good but is that the best for this kind of photography?
posted by stbalbach on Apr 1, 2004 - 2 answers

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