Category: Digital Photos

Selfie Pay

As if we’re not obsessed enough with selfies, I just discovered a new software called SelfiePay.  The basic idea is that consumers can verify their identify for purchases by posing for a selfie at checkout to eliminate the need for…

Digital Distortion

Some weeks ago on the subway 3 tween-aged girls sat next to me.  One girl was beside me.  One girl was sitting on the third girl’s lap in two seats perpendicular to the ones I was in only because she had…

Hiding in Plain Sight

I’ve personally never tried Instagram, but I have a number of friends who use it.  They all love it.  Instagram provides a platform for people to communicate with each other in a visual way through sharing photos.  The uses for…

Safe Selfies

Over the last few months I’ve read articles and listened to news stories about people getting injured, dying, or even damaging things while taking selfies.  A number of museums, amusement parks (e.g. DisneyLand), and national monuments have all started banning selfie…

Live Video Streaming

Meerkat and Periscope are two new apps that allow people to transmit live video streams.  Basically, you can transmit live video via your smartphone or webcam to followers who want to watch the action in real time. With Periscope you…