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Flickr: Oliver

As I mentioned before, I gave Oliver my old Fujifilm J10 for his birthday. The camera has served me well but it is obsolete and has been replaced.


Related Topix: Cameras

Sat Jul 19, 2014

USA Today

Talking Tech: The new Yahoo - what's the verdict?

Talking Tech: The new Yahoo - what's the verdict? CEO Marissa Mayer has been working hard to give Yahoo a new coat of paint.


Related Topix: Startups, Yahoo!, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Social Software

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Republican Senators Threaten to Slow Extension With Backward Amendments

Just as it seemed like a transportation extension was on the fast track to passage , a Tea Party senator from Utah is gumming up the works - and the top Republican on the EPW Committee might have a plan to help him.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Roll Call, Oklahoma


The Wild Ones Diary: Boston

A guest post by Sarah Ann Loreth , co-founder of The Wild Ones , a Flickr sponsored workshop tour around the USA and Canada.


Wed Jul 16, 2014

Microsoft Research demos Project Adam machine-learning object-recognition software

The goal of Project Adam is to enable software to visually recognize any object - an ambitious project, given the immense neural network in human brains that makes those kinds of associations possible through trillions of connections.


Related Topix: Social Software

Albany Times Union

Spoonful of strawberry ice cream

What flavor ice cream do you dream about? The answer may reveal more about your personality than you realize.


Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Medicine, Neurology, Candy

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Style Weekly

Social Movement

Jacqueline White and her sister, Vonita, say they were shocked but happy to see an image resurface of their participation in a protest from 1963.


Related Topix: Farmville, VA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Prince Edward County, VA, Cumberland County, VA, Prince George County, VA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Linux Journal

Android Candy: Repix, Not Just Another Photo App

Apps like Instagram have made photo filters commonplace. I actually don't mind the vintage look for quick cell-phone snapshots, but a filter can do only so much.



The Wild Ones workshop tour supports photography education

A guest post by Sarah Ann Loreth , co-founder of The Wild Ones , a Flickr sponsored workshop tour around the USA and Canada.


Related Topix: Photography, Arts, Social Software, North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, us Travel

Fri Jul 11, 2014


This Twitter Bot Will Create Your Very Accurate Portrait Out of Emojis

A new Twitter bot called @emojidoll will create personalized portraits of those who tweet "me" at it.


Related Topix: Twitter

ABC News

Bees, Beetles and Other Critters Like You've Never Seen

Sam Droege and his colleagues at the USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab are creating highly detailed photos of bee populations and the plants and insects that interact with them.


Related Topix: Entomology, Science

Tue Jul 08, 2014


1. Mother's magical pictures capture sons' ...

A self-taught photographer and mom of two has been taking breathtaking photos of her sons on their farm in western Russia that create a storybook world between humans and animals.


Related Topix: Arts, Photography

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Hispanic Business

Yahoo Data Center Plans Growth in Washington

When the World Cup started last month, the little blue lights on thousands of racks inside Yahoo's Quincy data center began flickering faster than usual.


Related Topix: Washington, Computers, Tumblr, Social Software, Microsoft

Security Focus

Bugtraq: Yahoo! Bug Bounty #25 Flickr API - Persistent Service Vulnerability

Document Title: =============== Yahoo! Bug Bounty #25 Flickr API - Persistent Vulnerability References : ==================== Release Date: ============= 2014-07-06 Vulnerability Laboratory ID : ==================================== 1132 Common Vulnerability Scoring System: ... (more)


Related Topix: Social Software, Blog News

Fri Jul 04, 2014


Happy Fourth of July

Happy Independence Day to all our members in the USA. We hope you enjoy the celebrations and the long weekend! Kay is a Community Manager for Flickr and passionate about extraordinary photography.


Related Topix: Social Software, Arts, Photography, Blog News, iPhone

Thu Jul 03, 2014


Yahoo releases massive Flickr dataset, and a supercomputer steps up to analyze it

Yahoo has released a massive dataset for researchers to experiment on. The dataset includes URLs for nearly 100 million images and 700,000 videos, as well as their metadata.


Related Topix: Social Software, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Science, Computer Science, Computers, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Cult of Mac Blog

Picturelife 3 should be your new super-awesome online photo library

Remember Picturelife ? It was one of our top picks for online photo storage when Everpix bit it, and now it has been upgraded to version 3.0. The highlights are a new $15 per month unlimited plan, which is really truly unlimited and can be shared with up to three other family members, plus an all-new, redesigned iOS app.


Related Topix: Social Software

Wed Jul 02, 2014

NJ News Commons

Are Journalists the Unhappiest People on Earth?

The Abraham Lincoln Statue outside the Essex County Courthouse in Newark, NJ. Photo Courtesy Flickr Creative Commons: In just the last few days, the bodies of the three kidnapped Israeli teenagers were found in the West Bank, a teenager from Livingston was gunned down in West Orange and another teenager ... (more)


Related Topix: Journalism, Social Software, Newark, NJ

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sour cream or sour grapes? Neighbor sues Molly Moon's

A Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream sign. . Photo: Http:// An unhappy neighbor to Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream parlor on Queen Anne Hill has again sued, this time claiming an "unbearable" smell wafting from the ice creamery hurt her business.


Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Wedding

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Milngavie Today

Fascinating foundry finds

A virtual treasure hunt to unearth world-wide examples of a town's industrial past has struck gold at a famously opulent hotel.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland, Social Software, Milwaukee, WI


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