Aside from his duties as Captain Slow on Top Gear, James May is also a bona fide tech geek, and he's here to explain exactly how the digital camera in your laptop, smartphone, or DSLR works.

In the video from the YouTube channel Head Squeeze, May explains all you need to know about digital imagery– from pixels, to CMOS and the wonderful world of demosaicing algorithms. Oh and Big Mouth Billy Bass. [Head Squeeze via Digg]