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    For as long as Nikon, Panasonic and Olympus...

    For as long as Nikon, Panasonic and Olympus remain fully dependent on Sony sensors, they're guaranteed to provide only an appearance of competition. With Nikon only reaching a sub-7% market share in...
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    On the subject of Vorkuta. Off Accuweather. ...

    On the subject of Vorkuta. Off Accuweather.

    https://www.accuweather.com/en/travel/photographer-captures-abandoned-russian-town-frozen-in-time/911317
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    January's CIPA numbers came out. 416,000 ILC's...

    January's CIPA numbers came out. 416,000 ILC's shipped globally, 7% off January, 2020, which was generally pre-pandemic (the numbers drastically dropped in March)
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    https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/articles/diet_and_immun...

    https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/articles/diet_and_immunity?xtor=CS8-1000-%5BIn_Article_Promo_Box%5D-%5BSport_Promo_In_Article%5D-%5BSport_Promo_In_Article_BBCGeneric%5D-%5BPS_FOOD~~~A_DietandImmunity%5D
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imJ9QgOJHzY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=imJ9QgOJHzY
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    Rum the Soviets got from Cuba (presumably under a...

    Rum the Soviets got from Cuba (presumably under a barter system, "we give your nuclear warheads, you gives us rum and cigars"). Cognac, as it was called then, was made in Armenia and called Ararat....
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    Actually, they put in a different liquor (rum or...

    Actually, they put in a different liquor (rum or cognac/brandy) and that wasn't rare at all.

    OK, the painting story is from a Russian crime novel but it's based on a real story. Here it is off...
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    Who needs Kinder when you gots Faberge! ...

    Who needs Kinder when you gots Faberge!

    https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-KLUrkVvcE_c/VvAdhoKgzqI/AAAAAAABMYg/YwlTvdaH5BQ/faberge-egg-22.jpg?imgmax=1600

    Seriously, I don't remember them in the...
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    Plastic bags were extremely valued in the USSR...

    Plastic bags were extremely valued in the USSR from the mid-1970's to the end.

    First of all, they were easy to store and carry.

    Second, unlike the avos'ka string bags - the type you see packing...
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    Here's an eggman, goo goo g'joob 142621 A...

    Here's an eggman, goo goo g'joob

    142621

    A person who was lucky to buy some eggs somewhere and is now taking a city rail home. C.1981
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    The Soviets loved their plastic bags. They were...

    The Soviets loved their plastic bags. They were thicker than a typical US grocery version and were used, washed, reused and sewn back together whenever possible. Because they were that cool. And...
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    School's out for Covid! ...

    School's out for Covid!


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PkgV0bzTu0
  13. Let's put this here - how much money do the...

    Let's put this here - how much money do the YouTubers make per view via the company own ads only. This doesn't count the channel sponsors.
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    This is computer translated from the Japanese - ...

    This is computer translated from the Japanese -



    https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=auto&tl=en&u=https://biz-journal.jp/2021/03/post_211003.html

    Not sure how they got 2008 in there. ...
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    FS5: Ted Williams could see seams on a baseball...

    Ted Williams could see seams on a baseball traveling at him at 100 miles an hour.

    He could also spot the difference between a 46" 4K Vizio and a 60" 8K Samsung from the home plate.

    Them are...
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    FS5: If I may add a small bit. There are other...

    If I may add a small bit. There are other proprietary codecs - such as HEVC/H265 and AV 1 - developed outside of Red and Canon and capable of 12-bit compressed encoding. The visual loss, at some...
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    If you're accusing someone of theft, you ought to...

    If you're accusing someone of theft, you ought to name your sources.

    Or your real name would be subject to a defamation suit. In the UK.
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    NFS has solely original content and quite a bit...

    NFS has solely original content and quite a bit of it too. Its comments section was a big wild - one could actually comment using the existing poster's name - but it was lots of fun. Ryan then...
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    FS5: The problem with FX-9 is its fairly expensive...

    The problem with FX-9 is its fairly expensive attachment for Raw recording, whereas a lower tier FX-6 (and FX-3 and A7SIII) can record Raw into Ninja 5 without it. Many FX-9 owners are not happy...
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    There was a Rodney Charters interview (Newshooter...

    There was a Rodney Charters interview (Newshooter at the NAB, I believe) from 2014 or so, where he admitted that they only shoot in ProRes. That was in the original Alexa 2.8K-to-HD era when he was...
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    NoFilmSchool went "real name" about six years ago...

    NoFilmSchool went "real name" about six years ago and promptly died. It used to have comment sections per article three pages long. Now - and I disclose that I have only scrolled it this time -...
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    GH5 1000 stores .... they may close 40-50 .... their...

    1000 stores .... they may close 40-50 .... their revenues are up significantly in 2020 and in Q1 of 2021 ...

    Side note, I knew one of their ex-presidents ... never thought of him highly, couldn't...
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    There are other compression codecs (H265) and, in...

    There are other compression codecs (H265) and, in 8K, it is beneficial to get the file size down anyway.
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    A slight tangent about broadcasts and broadcast...

    A slight tangent about broadcasts and broadcast cameras.

    Prior to 1966 WC, World Cups were broadcast on the radio, with filmed matches then occasionally shown in a highlight form.

    In 1966 WC in...
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    I must have been too subtle responding to a...

    I must have been too subtle responding to a previous poster. So, I'll elaborate. There's a world outside of Hollywood and what plays well in Hollywood doesn't always play well in Peoria. Come to...
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