Jason Shultz

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5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Photography

There's a reason why people say that hindsight is 20/20.If I'd only known the things I know now, my first few years as a photographer would have been …

Landscape Photography

18 Things I Would Tell Myself if I Started Street Photography All Over Again

Dear friend,<p>If I started street photography all over again; this is the advice I would give myself:<p>1. Equipment<p>Regarding equipment, I would tell …

Apple gives indie gamers a permanent home on the App Store

Breaking into the App Store can be difficult enough, but for small-time mobile game developers it’s even more of a challenge as they go up against billion-dollar, global publishers that dominate the top charts, like Supercell, Activision Blizzard, Niantic, EA, Tencent and others that can afford to …

Russia Heats Up Its Infowar With the West

If you think last year was bad, there’s worse to come as Moscow’s new ‘information operations’ military unit gets rolling.<p>When it comes to Russian …

Russia

How to Use an Ancient Photo Trick to Create Surreal Digital Photos

I recently rediscovered an old photography technique that allows you to add surreal color to photos that show movement in the frame. The technique …

The Real Difference Between Google And Apple

Google and Apple are both hyper-successful companies, but chart their patents, and they have completely different innovation signatures.<p>Steve Jobs has been granted 347 patents in the past decade, many awarded posthumously. By contrast, Google’s Sergey Brin and Larry Page only have a combined 27 …

President Trump's Foreign Policy Failures Are Alarming Europe

In the Bible’s Book of Exodus, the Egyptian Pharaoh sends his massive army in pursuit of fleeing Israelis until the sea closes over them with …

The Creeping Stalinism of Donald Trump

And how Republicans in Washington have allowed themselves to become his apparatchiks.<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p>The vilifying of the press has gotten so bad that some solace was provided Sunday by <i>The Washington Post</i>, which reported from Abu Dhabi that "Defense …

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Your Favorite ‘Old World’ Bread Was Invented in the '80s

Perhaps the simplest addition to a dinner table has a complex scientific background and a fascinating history. The story of bread gets a closer look in the forthcoming book <i>Modernist Bread</i>, by Nathan Myhrvold and Francisco Migoya. The five-volume anthology explores the art and science of bread …

Marks & Spencer

EasilyDo brings its powerful Email app to Android

EasilyDo’s simply named “Email” application is one of the most popular productivity apps on iOS, because it closely resembles the look-and-feel of Apple’s default Mail app, but comes with more powerful features. Essentially, it feels like you’ve given the Mail app an upgrade. Now EasilyDo’s Email …

Use this Chrome extension to easily identify emails with senders' icons

I receive between 50 and 100 emails a day at my work address alone, and that makes it difficult to figure out which ones are worth my time. Thankfully, there’s a clever new Chrome extension to help with that.<p>Amit Agarwal’s Gmail Sender Icons displays the domain name each of your incoming messages …

You can track someone's live location and where they live for just a couple of dollars

There is a black market offering deeply personal information on people in China, and all you need is $30 and their phone number to check up on …

70 Street Photography Tips For Beginners

Dear friend,<p>If you’re reading this, you are probably either an aspiring street photographer, or a street photographer with some miles under your belt …

These Majestic Photos Capture a Disappearing Way of Life

In 2001, California-based photographer Oliver Klink embarked on a project to document the disappearing traditions and customs across Asia as …

What’s the Story? 5 Ways to Make Better Street Photos

Street photography is an addictive calling—the more you do it, the more you want to do it. You crave more people, more places, more action. Plus, …

10 easy recipes that make a week's worth of food

Cooking every day seems as daunting as, uh, cooking every day. Especially after work. Especially when there are other things to do. Especially since,</i> …

Cooking

Extremely Claustrophobic Subway Photos Reek of Desperation and Perspiration

Our worst nightmare.<p>When you're a commuter, it's hard to describe the travails of a truly awful trip on public transportation, let alone find the space or the patience to capture eye-catching imagery. It's better for someone not accustomed to urban life to offer a fresh take on the pains of the …

Simple Tips to Nail Job Interviews, Even if You're Shy or Introverted

Job interviews are extremely draining experiences, even moreso if you’re shy, or if you’re introverted and spend a ton of energy just putting …

Employment

9 Spectacular Sunsets That Highlight the Beauty of Golden Hour

Ask any landscape photographer when their favorite time to shoot is, and they’ll most likely say Golden Hour.Golden Hour light is unparalleled in …

Landscape Photography

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

There’s a limit to how much people trust the biggest social network on the planet.<p>32 min ago11:47 a.m. April 5, 2018<p>The 2008 financial crisis echoed …

The Man Who Got Rid of Everything

Following a bad break-up, Finnish man Petri Luukkainen began his one-year human experiment: put everything he owns into storage and live without any material goods. Here's his story.<p>In October 2010, Petri Luukkainen's long-term relationship fell apart. The Finnish commercials director and …

Minimalism

Type “beach” into Google search and you’ll get 2

Type “beach” into Google search and you’ll get 2.1 billion hits. That includes more photos than you could ever possibly look at, made by professionals and amateurs, using everything from iPhones to satellites. The images quickly smear into a blur of blue and yellow. Photographer Anastasia Samoylova celebrates this over saturation of images in Landscape Sublime.<p>LEARN MORE: Mind-bending sculptures made from hundreds of stock photos.

32GB iPhone 7 significantly slower than more expensive versions, tests show

Testing shows 32GB iPhone 7 is slower and Intel-based iPhone 7 Plus has worse signal than 128 or 256GB versions<p>Not all iPhone 7s are born equally, according to new tests, which appear to show the cheapest, 32GB versions are significantly slower than the more expensive 128 or 256GB versions and that …

Mobile Technology

What Pinterest Buying Instapaper Means For Pinterest's Future

Pinterest now owns the simple news reader and article archive tool Instapaper. As a relatively simple move where Pinterest ups its recommendation chops something struck me, what exactly is the startup, valued at $11 billion, looking to become in the long-term? With eight acquisitions (or …

Google Trends

Russian superheroes fight for Soviet government in Guardians trailer

Blockbuster set in cold war era sees mutant warriors fight a supervillain. A sequel is already confirmed<p>Superhero adventure Guardians is set to be Russia’s answer to Marvel’s hugely successful stream of comic-book blockbusters.<p>The film, called <i>Zaschitniki</i> in Russian, follows a set of mutants who are …

Russia

Activists call for Facebook 'censorship' change after Korryn Gaines death

A consortium of activist groups has sent an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg asking him to implement an “anti-censorship policy” at Facebook in its dealings with law enforcement officials in the wake of the death of Baltimore woman Korryn Gaines.<p>Gaines, killed just after her Instagram account was cut …

Internet

Facebook forgot the web's birthday and now it's trying to pretend it remembered

As Tim Berners-Lee has pointed out, nothing important happened online on August 23 1991<p>Did you know? Yesterday was the 25th anniversary of the web, according to Facebook! Happy birthday web! Except the web’s dad – who was there when it was born – disagrees.<p>Tim Berners-Lee didn’t invent the web on …

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Ramen surpasses cigarettes as most valuable commodity in US prisons

Ramen noodles are supplanting tobacco as the most valuable commodity among prisoners in the US, according to a study released on Monday.<p>The shift is attributed to the decrease in both quality and quantity of inmate food in state prisons following cost-cutting measures, says study author Michael …

Hundreds of Americans wash up illegally in Canada after river party

TORONTO (Reuters) - About 1,500 Americans floating down a river that separates the United States from Canada had to be rescued from the water when strong rains and winds sent them illegally into Canadian territory, the country's coast guard said on Monday.<p>The Americans were taking part in the …

Coast Guard