Link: Silicon Valley’s Youth Problem – NYTimes.com
Cool exists at the ineffable confluence of smart people, big money and compelling product. You can buy it, but only up to a point.
Link: I am Hany Farid, a Dartmouth Professor specializing in photo forensics technology. Ask me anything. : IAmA
The research in my lab for the past 15 years has focused on developing techniques for detecting photo tampering. I am co-founder of Fourandsix Technologies and the new website izitru.com. Ask me anything related to image forensics, our work on photoDNA, our photo authentication site izitru.com, or anything else that you’d like.
Link: Exclusive : Getty Images new phone App | Thoughts of a Bohemian
Getty Images is currently beta testing an iphone app that allows them, in this early stage, to post request that get immediately broadcasted to their contrat photographers. Andreas Gebhard, Getty’s Director of Content Development , was kind enough to show us how it works.
Link: Thomas Hawk Digital Connection » Blog Archive » Google+ Releases Advanced New Photo Editing Tools
Today Google+ released a whole new enhanced online photo editing suite of tools. I’ve been playing around with them for the past few hours and am impressed with what you can do with them as an online editor. While they won’t replace my more traditional desktop tools (i.e. Lightroom, Photoshop, Nik, FX Photo Studio Pro, etc.), I think a lot of more casual users will love them.