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Q&A: The ins and outs of net neutrality

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Thursday forwarded his recommendations for new net neutrality rules to the rest of the commissioners, triggering cheers from consumer groups and lawsuit threats from large telecom companies.<p>The new regulations, on which the FCC is expected …

Net Neutrality

It’s easy to imagine that the greatest photographers make their work with a simple click of the shutter, but there’s a whole lot more that goes into it. To show just how lengthy the creative process...

It’s easy to imagine that the greatest photographers make their work with a simple click of the shutter, but there’s a whole lot more that goes into …

Shutter Speed

The Supreme Court is about to tackle online threats for the first time

A case about violent Facebook posts could change how internet speech is prosecuted<p>On December 1st, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in <i>Elonis v. United States</i>, the first case about online threats to reach the highest level of judicial review. It’s a timely case, coinciding with increased …

How to Monitor Your Own Credit, For Free, Forever

When retailers like Target get hacked and lose million and millions of customers' data, they usually apologize and offer a year or so of credit …

Identity Theft

Ebola Vaccine Would Likely Have Been Found By Now If Not For Budget Cuts: NIH Director

BETHESDA, Md. -- As the federal government frantically works to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and as it responds to a second diagnosis of the disease at home, one of the country's top health officials says a vaccine likely would have already been discovered were it not for budget …

Can the FCC clear the way for cities to build broadband? Legal fight heats up over agency’s powers

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images<p>Gripes about internet speed are common across the country, but in certain towns the complaints …

Thinking About Getting Another Ear Piercing? You Should Read This First

The art of the multiple piercing is so trendy right now -- especially with all the cool earrings on the market. But picking which type of jewelry to buy and where to get your additional piercings can be tricky.<p>So, like most situations where we're in need of a little inspiration, we turned to …

How to recover highlight details using luminosity masks

Slide back and forth to compare<p>Luminosity masking is a technique by which you can create layer masks from a photo based on the brightness …

How to Sharpen Photos using Adobe Lightroom

We all want tack-sharp images. Our cameras and lenses can only do so much for us, and once a photograph is <i>out</i> of the camera, the process of …

Photoshop vs. Lightroom: What if You Had to Pick Just One?

One of the questions I get a lot comes from new photographers wanting to know whether they should be working in Photoshop or Lightroom. I …

Tutorials

Photographer Notebooks for Conveniently Recording Your Film Photos’ Metadata

Digital cameras naturally present us with a number of advantages, among them the oft-overlooked inclusion of detailed information about how (and …

Shoot Less, Think More: 4 Ways to Take Fewer But Better Images

While digital photography has revolutionized the way we take photos by leveling the field for everyone to get decent images, that very revolution has …

In-Depth Presentation Demystifies the Gray Areas of Copyright Law for Photographers

This hour and fifteen minute-long presentation is one of the most detailed and useful videos on copyright law for photographers that we’ve run …

Best and Worst Terms for Your Résumé

In a recent CareerBuilders survey, over 2,200 hiring managers were asked to rank the terms they typically see in resumes as good or bad terms to use. The results are worth noting if you are currently submitting résumés for job opportunities.<p><b>The 15 Best Résumé Terms</b><p>These are the 15 terms those …

A Comprehensive Guide to Building Your Emergency Fund

Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Email<p>Shares 42<p>No matter how well you plan ahead, life always finds a way to throw you a curve ball.<p>It could be something small like …

How Everyone Can Cut Cable and Still Watch What They Love — Even Sportsfans

More and more people are cutting loose their cable TV providers nowadays, and no wonder. Cable and satellite services offer big packages of channels …

Televisions

How to Start Investing From Scratch - Part 1

Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Email<p>Shares 50<p><i>Photo courtesy of thenext28days</i><p>A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the importance of starting to invest now, even if you …

Credit or debit: What's best for consumers?

I'm sure you've noticed that when you swipe a debit card in many stores, you get an option to use it as debit or credit. Many people say that choosing the credit option is safer. Is that actually true?<p>Well, yes and no. The option you choose does change how the card is processed, but in the end what …

The two personal finance books that changed my life

I really like “Rich Dad Poor Dad” (The Cashflow Quadrant) and “Your Money Or Your Life“. While Your Money Or Your Life made me reevaluate whether an …

Personal Finance

Term Life Insurance Versus Whole Life Insurance

Life insurance is there to provide income for your family when you die, which is why it’s important to know and understand the different life …

These Photography Genres Will Force You to Get Off Auto

“How do I get off Auto?” When someone learning photography begins to ask this question, you can tell that there is a greater level of enthusiasm in …

5 Great Tips from Adobe On Keeping Your Lightroom Catalogs Organized & Efficient

Whether you’re just diving into Adobe Lightroom or have been using it for a while and are simply in need of some productivity tips, the above video …