Sorry but ... mobile phones have decent cameras.
And everyone has one. If ET was flying around in his UFO, there would be plenty of footage.
Amazon is back with a cheeky way to normalize the privacy conundrum that are Ring doorbell cameras - a $1 million prize for anyone able snap "scientific evidence" of extraterrestrials using one of its porch cams. The Ring Million Dollar Sighting publicity stunt, er, contest is open between now and November, and Amazon has even …
What do you mean you’ve never been to Alpha Centauri? Oh, for heaven’s sake, mankind, it’s only four light years away, you know. I’m sorry, but if you can’t be bothered to take an interest in local affairs, that’s your own lookout. Energize the demolition beams.
Well they're safe with their million then, aren't they?
'Evidence' from a network connected camera, in a world which has so-called AI picture creation/modification? That ship has sailed/that genie is out of the bottle [delete as appropriate].
Brilliant. Launch a fun competition to promote your cloud connected doorbell cam and end up advertising how unreliable your cloud servers are.
Unless of course the aliens remotely disabled the server to prevent their presence being detected............
"Your puny IoT doorbells are no match for our quantum server password crackers!"
Taken on a Canon 500D around 2006 IIRC, but clearly shows something that had no business flying around during a thunderstorm.
Looked like a ball of sparks and appeared to be feeding off the lightning.
I've still got the camera here if someone wants to try and reconstruct the image using dark field extrapolation.