Pick up a magazine or fall down Instagram's rabbit hole and you're likely to come across at least one photograph lit up by an unnaturally bright flash - a flash that floods the space, evenly illuminating every detail in vivid color.
We take hundreds and thousands of photos these days, because we can. Long gone are the days of film rolls limited to 24 shots. Storage is trending cheaper and more infinite. You don't want to miss any of your dog's cute moments or your kids' as they grow up. But when we have so many digital images and we want to cull them down a bit and get organized, where do we even start?
Verizon announced that microblogging platform Tumblr would be acquired by Automattic Inc, the tech company behind WordPress. This comes roughly eight months after Tumblr announced that it would no longer host NSFW content on its side and introduced posting guidelines that prohibited sexually explicit videos and images, as well as pictures of "female-presenting nipples."
John Clark Mayden, 69, remembers the moment vividly. It was 1977, and he had his camera slung around his shoulder when he spotted her in West Baltimore. His heart began to thump quickly ? the reaction he gets when he knows he is about to take a great photo.
Something special happened today. Samsung, a tech company you definitely know, announced it's mass-producing 1TB flash storage chips for mobile devices. In other words, you'll soon be able to buy phones with a terabyte of storage space. When I asked people about this news, there were two main schools of thought.