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TidBITS#621/18-Mar-02

Adam has finally gone too far – at least with magnification levels! With Bodelin’s ProScope USB microscope, no hair is too fine (or gray) to escape his 50X-magnified vision. Also this week, Derek Miller walks through how to edit digital video without expensive hardware and software. In the news, EIMS Light appears at half the price of EIMS, and check out the charity auction for a TidBITS t-shirt signed by Adam – all proceeds go to the Mac-A-Wish Foundation.

Adam Engst No comments

Zooming in on the ProScope

Perhaps it's related to my lousy vision, but I've never had much luck with telescopes or microscopes. Celestial objects look like little white dots to me, and I hate removing my glasses to use a microscope

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Late for the Train: Editing Digital Video on the Cheap

For a long time, digital video editing seemed more work than it was worth, and I let Apple's DV train pass right on by. Recently, I was forced to catch up all too quickly, but I managed to do it without emptying my bank account on new hardware and software. The Train Has Left the Station -- One of my jobs is being a drummer for a retro-'60s faux British Invasion band here in Vancouver called The Neurotics. In spring 2001, our booking agent arranged to have one of our larger performances professionally videotaped by a camera crew