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Digital Data

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“If you can read this, congratulations—the archive you’re you're using still knows about the mouseover text”!
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snader
1372 days ago
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Kampen, Netherlands
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arnabocean
1370 days ago
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Brilliant!
Blacksburg, VA
IdleGod
1372 days ago
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I read an article recently called the Triumphant rise of the shitpic. Pretty much describes this exact phenomenon. Thanks JPG compression and shitty watermarks.
ahmetasabanci
1372 days ago
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xkcd speaks the truth once again.
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llucax
1372 days ago
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One more memorable xkcd
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acdha
1372 days ago
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Always fun when you can share xkcd for professional reasons…
Washington, DC
JayM
1372 days ago
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Heh.
Atlanta, GA
Cthulhux
1372 days ago
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"Fun websites" in a nutshell.
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tante
1372 days ago
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"Digital Data" (xkcd on the need for better archives)
Berlin/Germany
mkalus
1372 days ago
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<3
iPhone: 49.287476,-123.142136
alt_text_bot
1372 days ago
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“If you can read this, congratulations—the archive you’re you're using still knows about the mouseover text”!
Screwtape
1372 days ago
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The mojibake in the alt-text is deliberate, right? Right?

Also: hi, Covarr.
Covarr
1372 days ago
Heya, Screwtape!

Photos

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I hate when people take photos of their meal instead of eating it, because there's nothing I love more than the sound of other people chewing.
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snader
2235 days ago
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Ha :-)
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janojanojano
2226 days ago
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Relevant to my current situation.
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infini
2228 days ago
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Give the man a big hand, folkses!
Asia, EU, Africa
jhollowaygmailcom
2230 days ago
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Infrrf
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GuuZ
2234 days ago
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Spot on!
ktgeek
2235 days ago
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As an avid photographer and as someone who also just likes to enjoy experiences, I understand both sides of the starting argument. However, nothing drives me more nuts than someone telling me I'm "doing it wrong" when there isn't really a right way to do something and it doesn't effect that third party.
Bartlett, IL
dbt
2205 days ago
Yeah, I don't mind people taking pictures, just holding their phone up in front of me at a concert.
Michdevilish
2235 days ago
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A Kodak moment
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MourningDragon
2235 days ago
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Exactly!
adamgurri
2235 days ago
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boom.
New York, NY
Satri
2235 days ago
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Interesting...
Montreal, Canada
JayM
2235 days ago
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Heh.
Atlanta, GA
soren
2235 days ago
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Fair point, although there's also "a photo-taking-impairment effect" from photographing events you'd like to remember.
http://pss.sagepub.com/content/early/2013/12/04/0956797613504438.abstract
llucax
2235 days ago
Very interesting!
ruthherrin
2235 days ago
Neat! Thanks for the link.
ameel
2235 days ago
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:)
Melbourne, Australia
trparky
2235 days ago
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"I hate when people take photos of their meal instead of eating it, because there's nothing I love more than the sound of other people chewing."
sjk
2235 days ago
I concur. Hearing shutter sounds is preferable to hearing people chewing and slurping and crunching. Blech!
fxer
2235 days ago
Of course, you'll get the slurping no matter what, photography only delays the inevitable. Like Judgement Day!

Winners of the Small World micro-photography contest

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In Focus has a selection of winning photos from Nikon's Small World Photomicrography Competition. The award for most terrifying goes to Dimitri Seeboruth for his shot of a worker ant:

Small World Ant

I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords.

Tags: best of   Dimitri Seeboruth   photography
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snader
2305 days ago
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Fantasische serie, check vooral #4
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Lego calendar

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Vitamins is a design studio in London that made a wall calendar out of Lego. They also built a mechanism to sync an online calendar to the Lego one: you just take a photo of the Lego calendar and send it to a special email address and voilà!

(via ★interesting)

Tags: design   Legos   video
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snader
2334 days ago
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Dit is gewoon iets té slim :-)
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cinebot
2332 days ago
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hearts.
toronto.
egoexpress
2332 days ago
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Really nice idea!
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yashimii
2332 days ago
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<3 Lego

Hayao Miyazaki is retiring

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Animator Hayao Miyazaki is retiring from making feature length films. At a press conference in Tokyo, he discussed why.

The director spoke about how his eye sight was getting worse, making it hard for him to create his animation. He also said how each year, he is leaving his desk earlier and earlier.

A reporter noted that Miyazaki's official retirement statement stated that he was retiring from making feature films. "As long as I can drive," Miyazaki replied, "I will be going to the studio every day. But if there's thing I want to do, then I will."

This year's The Wind Rises will be his last feature film. My Neighbor Totoro, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Ponyo, and many more...that's quite a body of work.

Tags: Hayao Miyazaki   movies
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snader
2358 days ago
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"The Wind Rises" wordt de laatste Miyazaki film. Quite a body of work indeed.
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1930s-40s USA in color

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You've probably seen some of these before, but the 1600+ color photos from the 1930s & 1940s uploaded by the Library of Congress to Flickr are a wonderful look at America around the time of WWII. Here are a few quick favorites:

LOC Color

LOC Color

LOC Color

Tags: early color photography   photography
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snader
2375 days ago
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Lijkt me iets voor @martinjanssen :-)
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