Why is everyone talking about Photosynth?

 There’s a reason everyone’s sending you links to Photosynth.  It presents the most astounding possibilities of any technology I’ve seen.  Even playing with it myself I can’t believe it’s real.  Using photos of frequently photographed places (NASA Space Shuttle, Piazza San Pietro, Rome,  Gyeongbok Palace in Korea) scraped from around the Web, Photosynth (based on…

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YouTube has porn?

Sure do. This Mashable headline caught my eye cause I’m tired of flagging inappropriate content on photo sharing sites in hopes of keeping them clean for my kids.  But YouTube’s new beta venture eroticr seems to be doing porn right, with a dedicated site for ‘members only’ that can be locked down in Parental Controls and left…

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Quick metadata tweaks with Pro Photo tool

Microsoft Pro Photo Team has just released Microsoft Photo Info (for XP and Vista), that lets you easily view and edit photo metadata rght in Windows Explorer. Right-clicking on a photo in Explorer shows a new context-menu item ‘Photo Info’ that launches the dialog shown here. This works on both single and multiple selections, so you can view and…

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Group Shot fixes my group photo blunders beautifully

How many times have you looked at your group photos and thought, “if I could only take the face from photo A and put it over the face from photo B?” I need to do this all the time and was thrilled to see the Group Shot demo in BillG’s keynote at CES.  I downloaded Group Shot…

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Slideshow: Microsoft campus in the snow

This slideshow shows what Microsoft main campus looked like at noon today under a blanket of white after yesterday’s snow storm.  There was plenty of parking today, after the entire campus turned into a gridlocked parking lot yesterday evening when employees all tried to leave at once to beat the storm.   For info on…

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The easy way to add images to your blog

Think adding images to your blog is painful?  Check again.  I’m smitten with Twango.  This new file sharing site hosts my photos and gives me tools to post them to my blog as images, photo tickers, or slide shows, and I can even swap out my photos from my cell phone while on vacation – and notify my…

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Testing my Twidget from Twango

Thanks to Don, my favorite Twango code monkey for this great slide show Twidget! Makes adding photos to my blog a snap!  I’m lovin’ my Twango.  I can upload photos, music files, Word docs, PDFs, .zip files — you name it, and share with the world or just a few friends.  My friends like that they can comment…

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