Just one more under the wire blog post for 2017, and yes it's about photos. I had to wait until I posted photo number 366 for this year... 2016/366/366 Staying Grounded flickr photo by cogdogblog shared under a Public Domain Dedication Creative Commons ( CC0 ) license ... so I could try ...

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Michael Coghlan is one of those people I have known so long online that I forgot how/where we met. We have spent time together in his home of Adelaide, Australia. When? What were we doing? The memory is fuzzy, but I can get the info because I have photos of ...

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One more bang on my Always Be Attributing drum. I am going to try to make a case that if you "just follow the rules" for openly licensed images CC0 / public domain images interpreted as "I don't have to attribute", you are more or less advocating for grab and ...

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Sure one has to wear heavy rubber boots when wading through the twitter pool these days, but dodging the crud, I still find my regular supply of gold nuggets. I cannot even remember who shared TimeLineCurator with me, but I thank them and my serendipity curiosity that made me click. From ...

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Because I use it almost daily, I have to admit that my favorite tool I built is the flickr CC Attribution Helper which makes attributing Creative Commons licensed flickr photos a one click copy / paste operation. The thing about attribution is that there are no fixed rules for how to ...

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You've likely come across the most common suggestion for fixing a computer problem. A related precedent is one I remember from the screens of my era- those old vacuum tube powered TVs. Quite often the way to fix a problem was not the restart, but a slap on the side. My ...

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Walking home from my friend's Christmas dinner I was thinking, of all things, about how tired people seem to be of social media and the web, and a lot of resignation to how eff-ed up it can feel. Many of the blogs I relished reading have just gone dark, un-updated ...

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Dear ___________, I had grand(iose) intentions of sending you a traditional holiday card. I sent out 12 of them, but sadly, your name was farther down the list in my contacts, and I ran out of stamps. I also ran out of non-pithy variations of what I could write above/below the ...

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