The Long Slow Road To Tweet Deletion, Part Two

Out of the four services, the only one that is consistently and speedily working for me is Cardigan.

I’ve used Revoke Access on everything else.

Previously here:

The Long Slow Road To Tweet Deletion

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The Future For NYC: Portable Electric Scooters

This is the law in New York State:

New York City law only intensifies the stupidity.

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SBS 3D Aspect Ratios

Just about every day, I pop “SBS 3D” (without quotes) into Toogles and sort by Upload Date.

Today, I finally cracked and had to point out this:

Look at that. Four different aspect ratios for SBS 3D! And that’s just in the random grouping I’ve posted here. I’m sure there are others.

Two appear to be converted 360VR to VR180. And two appear to be cinematic conversions.

Some sort of additional categorizing is needed for people to sort through this mess.

Previously here:

A Rebooted Looney Tunes In CGI Converted To SBS 3D
Video: Create SBS 3D Video With iPhones (or iPod Touch)
Create SBS 3D Videos With Two iPhones
SBS 3D YouTube Explosion
SBS VR: View-Master

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The Long Slow Road To Tweet Deletion

wikiHow to Delete All Tweets

TweetDelete didn’t do much.

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Jarett Kobek In NYC Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Jarett is best known among regular readers as the creator and keeper of the wonderful “An Indefensibly Underdesigned Webpage on the Topic of Mr. Derek Raymond, alias Mr. Robin Cook, the Author.

Latecomers to him will know only his novel, I Hate the Internet.

He has a new one, called The Future Won’t be Long and that’s why he’ll be at The Strand Bookstore tomorrow.

I won’t be able to attend. If any of you do, praise the hell out of him and his Derek Raymond site.

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Spotted In NYC: The SwagCycle

My life has fallen into a sinkhole of watching YouTube videos about electric scooters.

The above is not one of them, however.

But I was surprised to see it yesterday in Manhattan.


Swagcycle e Bike – Folding Electric Bicycle by Swagtron

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LucidCam With A Selfie Stick

Dany Dan comes up with another brilliant 3D printing hack to extend the usefulness of the LucidCam.

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The Upcoming iPhone 8 OLED Screen Again

@stroughtonsmith won’t leave it alone.

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A Rebooted Looney Tunes In CGI Converted To SBS 3D

If I’m not mistaken, they’ve taken the voice track from an originally-hand-animated Looney Tunes and remade the entire imagery in CGI. A YouTube user then converted it to SBS (side-by-side) 3D video.

On the desktop, YouTube will display this only in anaglyph. So I used my poor-ass VR glasses to see it. It worked remarkably well! It had great depth in some scenes. Even in the opening logo:

Click = big

See the video after the break.

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LucidCam Is Still A Beta Test Project

Anyone thinking about buying the LucidCam should wait.

Lucid pushed out an update that finally permits full 4K recording. The person in the video can’t get the update to happen. With both his iPad and Samsung Android phone, he has connectivity problems with the camera, can’t get the update, and the camera itself seems to go into a loop. From what he says, Lucid had to send him a special script(!) to unbrick his camera! Image quality of the LucidCam without that update he describes as being “VHS quality.”

I’ve been keeping up with LucidCam via Twitter As A Search Engine. Too few people tweet about the camera and so far no one else has mentioned the problems in this video. Nor has Lucid admitted what they apparently did to this owner — that using it with an Android phone is problematic compared to iOS. They need to get their act together! Android phones far outnumber iOS and they’re targeting VR180 — which is currently more popular via Google Cardboard and Samsung’s Gear VR.

Although it’s going to be widely available in stores in a matter of weeks, it seems to me Lucid shouldn’t be having the problems detailed in this video — shown after the break — so close to release date.

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