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The Sartorialist Tells Us How to Get the Perfect Shot - PAPER

We spent an afternoon with superstar street style photographer, <b>Scott Schuman</b> (a.k.a. The Sartorialist), as he took the <i>Canon PowerShot S120 camera</i> out for a day of shooting. Amidst filming, photographing and uploading photos to social media, we talked to Schuman about how to get the perfect</i> …

New Google Tips is surprisingly helpful

Google has launched Google Tips, a site which uses clickable cards to explain the features and capabilities of Google's biggest products. The cards explain concepts such as sharing photos with specific people in Google+ circles, synchronizing Android smartphone contacts to a Google account, and …

Ramon Bruin's New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

Drawing

Snapchat Has A Patent That Could Help It Become The Defacto Camera App

While larger competitors struggle to differentiate themselves with different video lengths, Snapchat could use a different weapon to be the first camera app opened: speed. And unlike filters, this one will be more difficult to copy.<p>Snapchat has a patent, “Single mode visual media capture,” on its …

Why Instagram’s videos are 15 seconds long

“I don’t think that number was made up out of thin air.”<p>Instagram launched video yesterday, as everyone and her social dog knows. But why 15 seconds long, when Vine, the massively growing video-based social network that premiered the medium, is six seconds?<p>“They said it was to give people time to …

Google Makes Google News In Germany Opt-In Only To Avoid Paying Fees Under New Copyright Law

Google News in Germany will soon change. Starting August 1, it will only index sources that have decided to explicitly opt-in to being shown on the search giant’s news-aggregation service. Google News remains an opt-out service in the other 60 countries and languages it currently operates in, but …

Kickstarter’s Social Backlash

For aspiring artists, crowdfunding sites that raise cash from the masses can make a dream project come true. For contributors like Annabelle …

GCHQ taps fibre-optic cables for secret access to world's communications

Britain's spy agency GCHQ has secretly gained access to the network of cables which carry the world's phone calls and internet traffic and has …

Information is Beautiful Awards 2013

We've been slammed with facts, statistics and reports for as long as we've known how to ingest and interpret them. There's a reason why infographics have surged in popularity and been mobilized by the news media; no trick can plant a fact more firmly in your head than engaging art. In the …

Data Visualization

Unlocking The Truth - Malcolm Brickhouse & Jarad Dawkins

Out of Sight, Out of Mind

Description<p>Since 2004, the US has been practicing in a new kind of clandestine military operation. The justification for using drones to take out …

United States gun death data visualization by Periscopic

U.S. gun deaths 2010 2013: you haven't seen numbers like this before: https://guns.periscopic.com/ by @periscopic

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