A photo/image/video sharing app in Python

Cai Gengyang gengyangcai at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 07:53:57 CEST 2015

On Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 4:34:45 AM UTC+8, Christian Gollwitzer wrote:
> Am 21.09.15 um 17:16 schrieb Cai Gengyang:
> > 2) A system where where the users can then edit these
> > photos/images/videos into short , funny cartoons/videos
> >
> > This one's a bit open-ended, but more importantly, it needs a lot of
> > front-end work. Editing images in Python code won't be particularly
> > hard; but letting your users choose how those images are put
> > together? That's going to require a boatload of JavaScript work. How
> > good are you at front-end design and coding?
> >
> > ---- No experience at all. Guess I'll have to learn Javascript to do
> > this. I'll also need the capability to let users edit their
> > photos/images and videos into great looking real-time cartoons based
> > on themes
>  >
> > (what technologies would I need to learn to create this?)
> >
> Magic.
> Seriously, have you already seen a software which does approximately the
> image editing that you have in mind? If not, chances are that it is not
> possible or possible only by a group of experts. Drawing a cartoon is
> not a thing that a computer can do easily, much less if the only input
> is a photograph. Currently, cartoons are made by humans using computers, 
> not by an algorithm.
> If you can make it work, you'll be a star on SIGGRAPH (a conference
> about image processing).
> 	Christian


A piece of software that would let end users easily create gorgeous real-life, real-time cartoons on the web might not exist yet. But if it were possible to invent this and get it commercialised , it could indeed become a great product that users love and pay good money to use ... You might even become a billionaire just through inventing and commercialising such a tool / system  ...

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