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Submission + - Winner Lucasfilm Best Short Star Wars Film '07 (

Mike McMahan writes: "Ever tried to get your AT-AT out of a parking lot without causing any damage? Check out this short on Atom: It's funny, it's Star Wars, it's under two minutes long and we made the entire thing on an Apple Powerbook G4. Just thought the Slashdot community would be into it: we made it with an awesome (downloadable) program called istopmotion (from Boinx), and then edited it with Final Cut Pro, and added the magic with After Effects. Hope you enjoy! -Mike"
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Submission + - New KODAK Image Sensor Technology Redefines Digita (

MacK writes: "ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 14 — Eastman Kodak Company (NYSE:EK) today introduced a groundbreaking advancement in image sensor technology that will help to make dark, blurry digital photos a thing of the past.

Kodak's new sensor technology provides a 2x to 4x increase in sensitivity to light (from one to two photographic stops) compared to current sensor designs."


Judge Orders TorrentSpy to Turn Over RAM 726

virgil_disgr4ce writes "In an impressive example of the gap of understanding between legal officials and technology, U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Chooljian 'found that a computer server's RAM, or random-access memory, is a tangible document that can be stored and must be turned over in a lawsuit.' ZDNet, among others, reports on the ruling and its potential for invasion of privacy."

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