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The Ken Burns effect allows animating still images with a virtual camera scan and zoom. Adding parallax, which results in the 3D Ken Burns effect, enables significantly more compelling results. Creating such effects manually is time-consuming and demands sophisticated editing skills. Existing automatic methods, however, require multiple input images from varying viewpoints. In this paper, we introduce a framework that synthesizes the 3D Ken Burns effect from a single image, supporting both a fully automatic mode and an interactive mode with the user controlling the camera. The promo video is really impressive.

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If the Times won't write a news lead the rest of us will have to do it for them

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Favorite tweet: Gary Larson's official website for The Far Side stayed virtually untouched since July 2000, a time capsule of the early web—until yesterday, when it got its first redesign in 19 years. https://t.co/u34YeMZI4H pic.twitter.com/JC775vOwfp — Andy Baio (@waxpancake) September 15, 2019

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B-heap

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This is incredible. Camera Drone Follows Rollercoaster to Capture Dizzying Cinematic Footage via @jasondiamond

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This is incredible. Camera Drone Follows Rollercoaster to Capture Dizzying Cinematic Footage via @jasondiamond

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This is incredible. Camera Drone Follows Rollercoaster to Capture Dizzying Cinematic Footage via @jasondiamond

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Not agreeing with any of this listicle of losers' albums #AvocadoJam It's safe AF all the way.

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Caught between a brutal meritocracy and a radical new progressivism, a parent tries to do right by his children while navigating New York City’s schools. To be a parent is to be compromised. via Pocket

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