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Celebs' Nude Pics Hacked; China Unicom Charges Tesla; Historical Images on Flickr
Topping tech headlines over the weekend, a hacker posted dozens of nude images online of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and other stars.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Researcher Uploads Over Two Million Historic...
Millions of photos and illustrations from the pages of public domain books originally digitized by the US Internet Archive have been uploaded to Flickr by a research fellow at Georgetown University in Washington DC.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Waste even more time on the Internet - 2.6 Million historical pictures uploaded
Kalev Leetaru has already uploaded 2.6 million pictures to Flickr , which are searchable thanks to tags that have been automatically added.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Photographer Brings Vintage Images to Life With Modern Touch
The "Dancing With Costica" series began when photographer Jane Long decided to brush up on her retouching skills.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
The Ultimate Weekend Bike Ride: Chugging Along the Iron Horse Trail
Enjoying the creekside solitude of the Iron Horse Trail in Concord, CA. Photo by George Kelly, via Flickr Creative Commons.
Pics.io Manages, Previews and Edits RAW Photos in the Cloud
Web: If you prefer shooting images in better-quality RAW formats , you must be well aware how photo-sharing sites like Flickr don't support that.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Search your favorite sites much more easily with a right-click
Your favorite sites already have a search box, but what if you can Google them from anywhere else on the web? For example, start typing in "Flickr.com" and then hit the tab key to search for images on Flickr, regardless of the page you're actually on? Chrome has a quick right-click mechanism to turn sites into search engines so you can do just ... (more)
The Washington Post
Why you might not want to post your childa s back-to-school photos to Facebook
Aug. 25 marks the first day of school in districts across the country, which means - for parent-friending Facebook and Twitter users among us - the first day in a month-long torrent of back-to-school photos.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Tell Us How You Would Upgrade Your Brain
Submit your thoughts via the widget below by August 27 and your ideas could be selected to appear in the print edition of MIND or featured on the Web.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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As America began to gear up for its incredibly wasteful and utterly futile "War on Drugs," there were three critical federal actions that contributed to our current vastly over-militarized police forces.
OnBeep Developing Walkie-Talkie Type Wearable for Mobile Devices
Voxer for Business combines walkie-talkie-like push-to-talk with messaging in a cross-platform app and Web service.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Towards Precise POI Localization with Social Media
Points of interest are a core component of geographical databases and of location based services.
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Canon U.S.A. Expands Cloud-Connected Printer Line with Three PIXMA All-In-One Printer Models
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today the addition of three PIXMA Wireless1 Inkjet Photo All-In-One printers - the PIXMA MG7520, MG6620, and MG5620 printers - that make wireless, cloud-connected printing easy.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Washington Post
What was fake on the Internet this week: Supervolcanoes, Robin...
At left, Justin Bieber. At right, a bear. Neither has anything to do with the other.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Berlin Wall and Missed Opportunities
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Fri Aug 08, 2014
The Washington Post
Why marijuana won't become another Big Tobacco
From a public health perspective, marijuana is more like Jack Daniels than Marlboro.
Uber and Lyft Take a Step Toward Real Ride-Sharing
Uber and Lyft have set out to upend the taxi industry in American cities. But are they the traffic-busting "ride-sharing" services they're often portrayed to be? Not really : Using an app to hail a driver and take you where you're going isn't fundamentally different than any traditional for-hire vehicle service.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Over the weekend, I posted a diary about the Maine-themed quilts at the show . But ~ as nice as those were ~ there was much more to the show.
Roll Your Own YouTube/Flickr with MediaGoblin
Everyone has wasted an afternoon on YouTube clicking through videos of talking cats, screaming goats and bad-lip-reading renditions of popular movies.