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When Will Americans Be Angry Enough To Demand Honesty About Algorithms?

The researchers at AI Now are proposing a way to regulate the algorithms at work in governments. Think of it as an environmental impact report for machines.<p>In the 1960s, a series of man-made disasters–from oil spills to rivers literally catching fire–enraged Americans and helped to spur politicians …

Surveillance

Unsplash :: An Interview With Mikael Cho

When I found out about the website unsplash my blood pressure spiked. Unsplash is a community where anyone can download quality highres images FOR …

Street Photography

Apple breaks down just what makes Portrait Lighting special on iPhone X

Apple is very proud of its Portrait Lighting feature for the iPhone X and iPhone 8 Plus, and it’s willing to let users take a peek behind the Cupertino curtain to show exactly why.<p>In a new video shared Wednesday evening, Apple gives an overview of the development process which led to Portrait …

IPhone X

How to Protect Your Privacy on Your Smart Home Devices

Smart speakers are cool, convenient and fun to use, but when it comes to privacy, they leave a lot to be desired. If you own an Amazon Echo, a Google …

Smart Homes

How Paul Rand presented logos to clients

Mason began, “The trade mark, which in the spacious days before the invention of the corporate image could afford to live in a measure of ornamental …

Graphic Design

I Ate 3 Eggs Every Single Morning For a Week – Here’s What I Learned

I’ve always liked eggs – they’re filling and delicious, but for some reason, I just can’t be bothered to make them on the weekdays because I’m too …

Breakfast

How Photo Editors Use Instagram to Discover Photographers

When <i>PDN</i> asked photo editors how Instagram helps them discover photographers, many mentioned the phrase “rabbit hole”: Browsing posts by a …

Social Media

Reimagining the Boring Formulas of Artist Statements

<i>The following essay was excerpted from “Toward a History (and Future) of the Artist Statement” in Paper Monument Issue 4.</i><p>Google artist statement, and …

Leonardo Da Vinci

APFS Bug in macOS High Sierra Can Cause Data Loss When Writing to Disk Images

Apple's APFS file system included in macOS High Sierra suffers from a disk image vulnerability that in certain circumstances can lead to data loss, according to the creator of Carbon Copy Cloner.<p>In a blog post last Thursday, software developer Mike Bombich explained that he had uncovered the data …

Operating Systems

Next Of Kin: Documenting the Intimate Aftermath of War

There is an image at the beginning of Inbal Abergil’s recent book, <i>Next of Kin,</i> that nailed me to my seat as soon as I flipped to the page. In the photograph, boxes, backpacks, and plastic containers are stacked high in an industrial storage locker. There’s an army combat uniform and a carefully …

Genealogy

Sex on the canvas: Picasso’s most erotic year laid bare

The year 1932 saw Picasso at the height of his fame and painting his most explicitly sexual work, fuelled by his torrid affair with his young model, …

Art History

The Importance of Being More Than a Fashion Photographer

<i>Peter Lindbergh is famous around the world for advancing the genre of fashion photography. For example, he is one of the photographers credited with launching the era of the “top model,” as he shot the first covers of American</i> Vogue <i>edited by the renowned Anna Wintour.</i><p><i>Created by the Kunsthal Museum</i> …

Ballet

The Difference Between Environmental Portrait And Portraiture

Let's face it. We love taking photographs, and in many cases, these pictures include people. A lot of the images that we see depicting people fit …

Clean Technology

How to boost your creativity before breakfast

Maths and science have the answers…<p>Things are going well. The sun is shining, you've got a full cup of hot coffee, but then you remember that big …

Creativity

Photography Filmmaking Lighting Tips: How to Light like Vermeer Rembrandt

Marc Silber is happy to bring you his interview with Fletch Murray, photographer and filmmaker for over 30 years.<p>Fletch has a ton of accomplishments …

Vermeer

6 Useful Tips That Will Make Your Drone Photography Rise Above The Rest

Drones have allowed photographers to the shake off the bounds of terra firma and take our cameras into the skies. We can now shoot images and video …

Landscape Photography

Fujifilm X-H1: What you need to know

Introduction<p>The Fujifilm X-H1 arrived in the last few hours of February 14th, at least out here on the West Coast in the US, making it a Valentine's …

Photography

8 things people say that sound nice, but aren't

Everyone likes getting compliments.<p>But sometimes, even the nicest-sounding compliments are actually insults in disguise. Worse yet, you may not even realize it when your own words could be hurting someone's feelings.<p>Here are eight phrases that sound nice at first glance, but really aren't:

Self-improvement

Inside Vans’ social media strategy

Vans hired its first global executive creative director, Erwin Federizo, in January. The former agency executive is focused on improving Vans’ …

Advertising Industry

Morgan Spurlock's Tip to Get People to Open Up During a Documentary Interview

Morgan Spurlock’s Tip to Get People to Open Up During a Documentary Interview<p>American documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock shares his tip to …

Tim Ferriss

Embedding a tweet could violate copyright

If you've ever embedded a tweet on your blog, that could be a copyright violation, according to a New York federal court ruling. Numerous sites, including <i>Time</i>, Yahoo (which is part of Oath, Engadget's parent company) and <i>Breitbart</i> published stories with an embedded tweet containing an image of NFL …

Internet

3 Critical Things I Learned When I Worked For Wegmans

If you think working for a grocery store would be horrible, you've never stepped inside a Wegmans.<p>Fortune released their annual list of the Top 100 Companies to Work for yesterday. Salesforce took the number one spot, but I want to talk about the first runner up--Wegmans.<p>Wegmans was my first "real" …

Team Building

How to Blend Two Exposures in Photoshop

Landscape Photography: How To Blend Two Exposures in Photoshop<p>The video below is fairly self-explanatory. Here I demonstrate and narrate how to blend …

Tutorials

Will the freelance economy disrupt workplace realities as we know them?

The freelance economy is taking over. According to recent reports, solopreneurs and independent consultants are expected to become the workforce majority in the U.S. within 10 years. Similar trajectories can be seen in many other regions of the world as well.<p>Let’s think about that for a minute – …

Employment

What Happened When Newsrooms Abandoned Photojournalism

And the price we pay for devaluing photography<p>In the wake of Poynter’s… let’s call it <i>naive</i> piece on how writers can source cheap or free images for …

Journalism

Dec. 14, 1799: The excruciating final hours of President George Washington

It was a house call no physician would relish. On Dec. 14, 1799, three doctors were summoned to Mount Vernon in Fairfax County, Va., to attend to a …

Medicine

The oldest tailor on Savile Row says these are all the things men do wrong when buying and wearing a suit — and getting it right can make a difference in a job interview

With past and present clients who include the likes of the Queen, former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and supermodel David Gandy, Henry Poole & Co knows a thing or two about how to choose the perfect suit.<p>The first tailor on London's famous Savile Row and the inventors of the "dinner …

Men's Fashion

Adobe RGB vs sRGB; Which RGB Color Space Is Right For You?

<i>Color space can be confusing, but don’t worry, after this video you should have a much better idea of what’s going on.</i><p>Adobe RGB vs sRGB, chances are …

Tutorials

Fujifilm Announces New 24.3MP X-H1 Mirrorless Camera with In-Body Image Stabilization

Fujifilm has finally done it. The company just introduced the new X-H1 mirrorless camera, which is Fujifilm’s first camera to feature in-body image …

Cameras

How to Overcome Guilt in Street Photography

One interesting thing I’ve noticed in a lot of street photographers which debilitates them from shooting street photography: the feeling of guilt of …

Street Photography