Free tricks. If you have ever downloaded a flickr photo or come across in blogs a link to the image URL, it will be something cryptic like: 19172144641_71660f5fdb_z.jpg You have no idea who it belongs to, or where it lives in flickr. But there is a trick you can do to back out ...

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Not long ago Flickr added two more options for published photos choosing creative commons licenses, both CC0 and a Public Domain. This is a good thing, even if to me it adds more confusion as to which Public Domain license (both are PD licenses with differences perhaps requiring close readings with ...

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The flickr cc attribution helper is among my most proud creations; I can pretty much tell when I read other blogs who is using it. And it all started from the most important place, something to make my blogging practice easier. I'd written earlier about an unintended outcome of moving ...

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An endless theme in the CogDogBlog House, promoting the radical, all so time consuming habit (invisible sarcasm tags here) of giving other people attribution for what they share. Eight years ago I hoped I had coined linktribution. Never caught on. But since I'm on a flickr roll as it seems from the ...

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creative commons licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by StockMonkeys.com Hey! Stand up, code up, hack up! Just because took away a feature, you are not powerless. One of my long running favorite flickr features was the ability to annotate part of an image with notes, like making an interactive ...

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cc licensed ( BY NC ND ) flickr photo shared by Gino Carteciano My first flickr photo was posted in late March 2004; my most recent one, last night (February 8, 2014), that's 35,693 photos. I just downloaded almost all of them; a 71 Gb file that took more than ...

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