UPDATE: So I found this on 11.4.11 as a draft never published – the Lytro’s now out and there are lovers and haters. The initial execution of almost any breakthrough – iPod, iPhone & Android – not so good. It’s where we take it. So, despite the first iteration have some strong limitations (see Lytro camera: 5 things to know before you buy | Crave – CNET http://cnet.co/tOv4OE), it is an amazing feat and will have an impact on photography (and applications such as law enforcement or claim settlement).
In the last couple of weeks, we’ve seen 2 sets of potentially remarkable technology distrupters – Lytro Camera which lets you focus pictures after taking them.
The other is OnLive’s CEO Steve Perlman recently revealed a breakthrough from Rearden Companies –in short, they’ve figured out a workaround, and in testing, it’s doing things like “removing dead zones” altogether. His slide, shown during a presentation at Columbia, notes that the implications here are “profound” getting around Shannon’s Law