On January 5, 2011, I committed to writing a post a day for 365 days. After 29 days, I’m happy to report that I’m on track with 29 posts in 29 days. All it took was a little nudge from Scott Berkun and the other good folks at WordPress. Just about one month into the […]
Anyone who’s been paying attention has seen the dearth of writing going on here lately. I’ve been experimenting with lifestream focused themes that let me feed the beast that is this blog in an automated, sound bite fashion using feeds from the various services I use on a regular basis; Last.fm, Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, Netflix, […]
Flump is an Adobe AIR application that lets you download all the public photos from any Flickr user. Written by a couple of Adobe employees — Lee Brimelow and Mike Chambers — Flump makes it easy to backup your photos for archival purposes — useful if Flickr ever looses your stuff. Personally, I have grown […]
Like the title says, just type in something (your name, your web address, a small phrase) and this great little online tool will take what you typed in and fetch pictures from Flickr for each letter. Give it a try — it’s a very cool Flickr applet! read more | digg story
Today’s nugget is Frappr, a mash-up of Google Maps and Flickr-like photo sharing. It looks like a neat way for groups to share a bit about where they’re from. Check it out — I’ve created a group for BigBlueBall.
Technology really is pretty cool. I’ve extolled the virtues of Flickr and Google Earth before, but now a guy by the name of Rob Roy has linked the two together with FlickrFly. FlickrFly adds a nifty little “Fly to this location” link to your properly geotagged photo. Clicking the link (assuming you’ve installed Google Earth), […]
Sometimes you stumble across something that makes you go “huh?” Perusing the “100th most viewed” discussion on Flickr I ran across this appalling pet. I’m sorry, but this cat is not appealing. In fact, it’s horrifying. I’m sure it’s rare and expensive and it may be very sweet, but I’m thankful it’s not mine!