This is my dumping ground for quotes and other stuff relating to the wonderful world of digital & communications.
(Flickr has) more than eight billion photos from more than 87 million users, more than 3.5 million new images uploaded daily
Google announced … that it has added a feature to its image search tool that will allow users to search for animated GIFs.
In a way, GIF is taking over TV shows like ‘The Soup’ or ‘Best Week Ever’ as the more accurate pop culture barometer
Snapchat is currently sending over 50 million snaps per day, with over 1 billion sent in total
My sister maintains that Snapchat is up there with Instagram, in terms of usage amongst her peers. Her exemplary use case was a moment that she captured in the airport of a funny looking man who was snoozing in an awkward position. It’s the type of thing that you want to share with somebody, but it’s insignificance would make it awkward in a text or status update. “It’s a way to connect with friends when you don’t really have anything to say.
Australia boasts strong ownership of DSLR cameras with 30% of Australians having purchased one of these professional cameras. However according to a Sony study, this ownership has not translated into an upgrade of skills with almost two-thirds of DSLR consumers using their camera on auto-mode either always or most of the time
a woman using Google glasses while playing with her baby offered this compelling line: “She smiles at faces, not at devices.
using Kinect to make Matterport, a handheld device that instantly creates 3D renderings of any space.
Seconds after pointing the device around a room, you can browse a 3D replica on your laptop…
While Matterport hasn’t set a price for the product…Bell says it won’t be prohibitive to consumer 3D enthusiasts.
Several of them have already answered the question “What would you scan?” on Matterport’s website in ways the company never anticipated.
One family, for instance, wants to capture a 3D image of the houseboat it is moving from so that a young child will remember it. Employees from the USDA want to use Matterport to calculate the square footage of leaves on a plant without cutting them off.