Lynn Abate-Johnson

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2015 LensCulture Portrait Awards: Single Image Winners - Photographs by the single image winners of the LensCulture Portrait Awards | LensCulture

<b>First Prize:</b> Tom Vani, United States<br>From the series ” For Now”<p>These portraits came about after listening to a presentation by Duane Michaels and attending a workshop by Todd Hido. One point that Duane Michaels made is that there is only “now.” In other words: the past was now, yesterday was now, …

Photography

How JPEG Handles Colors and Compression

Want to understand the math and science behind how JPEG files store your digital photographs? The YouTube channel Computerphile has a new series of …

Killing the business card with an email

For almost as long as there have been internet tech startups, there have been people trying to kill the business card. While the inefficient, environmentally dubious practice of exchanging a piece of dead tree with someone else definitely needs to end, I’m increasingly convinced that some clever …

The Backed Pack: Nuimo smart controller is one disc to rule them all

<i>Each week our friends at Backerjack provide an update on a hot crowdfunded tech gadget. This week we profile Nuimo, which has tripled its funding goal.</i><p>With the number of apps for it slowly increasing, the smartwatch has a shot at supplanting — or at least complementing — the smartphone as the …

Inside Don Draper’s Big Sur Nirvana: The Esalen Institute

How fitting that questing Don wound up at Esalen, still a mecca for the human-potential movement, the counterculture, and the intersection of …

Social Media Demographics [INFOGRAPHS]

Businesses who want to use their website and social media to reach out to and engage their customers need to understand the demographics behind …

Chip Shots - Leading Independent Contractors - Lead Change

Here at Lead Change Group, we know that problems are most effectively solved when individuals come together to meld ideas, energies, and …

Thirty Seconds To Mars - The Race (Lyric Video)

Robert De Niro to Graduating Art Students: ‘You’re F**ked’

Robert De Niro was recently invited to give the graduation speech to the 2015 class at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts — a large …

Common Sense

WWII love letters tell of romance and tragedy

It was not until three years after her mother died in 1990 that DeRonda Elliott opened the suitcase containing the letters her parents exchanged during World War II.<p>Despite her mother’s urging, she had never been able to bring herself to read them. It was her parents’ private story. Her father, …

Relationships

China to its reckless drivers: Rein in your road rage

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> On the sprawling ground of Beijing Gongjiao Driving School, hundreds of white Volkswagen sedans crawled at a snail's pace as students behind the wheels practiced starting, turning and parking their cars one recent afternoon.<p>"When students become impatient because of the long queue, …

Autonomous Cars

How to Hit a Bulls-Eye with Your Next Google+ Event and Hangout on Air - Peg Fitzpatrick - social media educator and influencer

Shares 399<p>Google+ Hangouts on Air and Events are constantly evolving with new features and enhancements. Keeping up-to-date can be a challenge but …

#circlesplosion: Let's Do Google+ Circles the Right Way

Shares 4.3K<p><i>Google+ circles</i> have been widely <i>misunderstood</i> and greatly <b>underutilized</b>. I want to teach you to <i>use Google+ circles</i> the way they were …

Google Authorship: 1 Completely Unscientific Experiment + 13 Killer Resources

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I wonder who writes up the documentation for Google. When they first announced the rel=author tag and …

Beginners Guide to Google Plus

With so many user guides out there, we thought we would create an infographic to give you some of the main principles you’ll want to know to get …

Google Plus Authorship: One Critical Thing You Need to Know

<b>Editor's note:</b> Since the publication of this post, Google has discontinued support for authorship markup in web search. While we're leaving this post …

Google Plus Posting tips; Plus Mentions, Formatting & more

<b>Google Plus Posting tips; Plus Mentions, Formatting & more</b><i><br>Helping you make better looking posts</i><br>Google Plus is much more like a blogging platform than many other social platforms. This means you'll likely end up creating posts that are much more involved and can be quite lengthy.<p><b>Plus Mentions</b><br>One important social aspect to posting is mentioning others that are somehow related to your post. On Google+ we call that "Plus Mentioning"... it creates an active link to the profile/page you mentioned. …

Google Hangouts - a great overview of the basics

<b>Google Hangouts - a great overview of the basics</b><p>Watch this video and come back to it when you want to remind yourself of how the various hangouts options & tools work together. +martin shervington has done a masterful job going over the basics of how Hangouts and Hangouts on Air (HOA) work.<p>Since there is a lot to cover, let me break down some of the sections for you into clickable areas below; then you can come back and watch the parts you want to when you are able.<p>0:16 ►Hangouts - Text Message …

5 Super Awesome Tips For Leveraging G+ For SEO

<b>Is Google+ becoming the new 800 Pound Gorilla of search engine optimization?</b><p>While there is still some debate regarding the degree of impact, it seems …

An Apology to Friday

<b>An Apology to Friday</b><p>When I get finished with topping and tailing this weekly post on a Friday I have to say I just sit back and enjoy the Plus. Because of this almost everything that happens on Friday goes flying by and regrettably never makes my notes for the next post. Today I’m putting that right and all the glorious content that makes Friday so good is given its rightful praise.<p><b>Friday is</b> <b>the</b> <b>day for HOAs</b><p>Starting with the <b>Mia Connect Power Chat</b> (http://goo.gl/heiTcQ). Wow what an opener this …

9 Ways Social Media Marketing Will Change in 2014

From the decline of Facebook use among teens to Twitter's IPO, if there is one thing we know for sure about social media, it's that few trends hold …