This video by Dr. Ariel Shamir shows off presentation on content-aware image sizing. It demonstrates a software application that resizes images in such a way that the content of the image is preserved intelligently.
From the LA Times:
A New York University professor critiques Michael Skube’s recent Times Op-Ed questioning the journalistic value of blogs.
We must admit that we have never seen a miracle ourselves, and
we must admit that, according to our experience, there are no
miracles. If we have mingled with the world, we are compelled to
say that we have known a vast number of persons — including
ourselves — to be mistaken, and many others who have failed to
tell the exact truth. The probabilities are on the side of our
experience, and, consequently, against the miraculous; and it is a
necessity that the free mind moves along the path of least
Robert Green Ingersoll – “Why I Am Agnostic”