Category: Digital Photos

Common Courtesy

In a world of deteriorating civilities, I’ve found it oddly comforting that people seem to share a common courtesy when it comes to taking pictures in public.  Ever walked down the street and slowed down, or stopped, to allow someone…

Silly Scraps: The Digital Edition

Last week one of my readers posted an insightful comment, reminding me of some terrific technology solutions for dealing with silly scraps of paper. The first option is to avoid getting the paper by receiving things electronically instead.  Many companies now have…

Dealing with Digital Photos

Some years ago I designated iPhotos as my master digital photo repository. iPhoto was the photo app that came with my MacBook Pro. As a first step, I had to understand how the app worked so that I could organize…

Implied Consent

I’ve become leery of attending events because it’s becoming normalized to give my “implied consent” for the host to use pictures/video of me as an attendee.  For example, in December 2016 I attended an event at the Royal Ontario Museum [ROM]…

Virtual Reality

Over the holidays I had my first foray into virtual reality.  As if we haven’t already been living in an altered reality from the US presidential election and president-elect Trump rewriting nuclear arms policies in a 140-character tweet.  Now we…