samzenpus from the lie-down-on-the-camera dept.
Michael Golembewski writes "For the past three years, I've been taking apart cheap secondhand flatbed scanners and turning them into homemade large format digital cameras. They are well over 100 mexapixel in resolution, and produce results that are both similar to and significantly different from traditional digital and conventional cameras."
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.