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At the Sunrise Café...

... you can write about whatever topics you like.That photo was taken at 5:05, on a day when the actual sunrise time was 5:17, the earliest sunrise of the year. We've been parked on 5:17 for 10 days now, and tomorrow we finally begin moving toward a later sunrise. The sun will rise (here in Madison) at 5:18, but the day length will still be the longest of the year — 15 hours and 22 minutes. There are 5 days that long, and today was the second of those days. The latest sunset — 8:41 — is not un...
Tags: Amazon, Photography, Law, Time, Sunrise, Madison, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse


The best video cameras for 2020

Sure, your phone probably shoots decent video, but it doesn't come close to these dedicated video cameras.
Tags: Photography, Trends, Gopro, Video Cameras, Camcorders, Buying Guides, Best Of Everything, Best Of Tier 1


"Respect/Empower/Include."

Murals on the boarded up windows of State Street, photographed today, in Madison, Wisconsin.Madisonians in shorts trudge past a mural of Barack and Michelle Obama that is painted on the boarded-up window of Which Wich Superior Sandwiches: On the boarded-up window of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, a drooling troglodyte cop observes what might be a pile of burning doughnuts that give off smoke that reads — like a thought balloon — "Defund the Police": A longer view of the side of the mu...
Tags: Photography, Law, Signs, Michelle Obama, Madison, Barack, State Street, Madison Wisconsin, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Murals, Ann Althouse, Obama the ex-President, Michelle O, Women In Shorts, Men In Shorts


On Social Media and Character

Madison Fischer, a professional sport climber, recently pointed me toward an insightful essay she published on her blog about her battle with social media. Early in her climbing career, Madison was exposed to Instagram. At first she posted pictures of her cat; then pictures of competitions; then her training; then she had a professional account where she could carefully track the demographics of her viewers, optimizing when she posted, and synchronizing her online behavior with a carefully-cali...
Tags: Instagram, College, Uncategorized, Social Media, Madison, Google Instagram, Madison Fischer


Best Buy discounts DJI Mavic 2 Zoom and Mavic 2 Pro — save $180

Two of the best drones right now -- DJI's Mavic 2 Zoom and Pro -- are both on sale at Best Buy for $180 off.
Tags: Deals, Photography, Trends, Emerging Tech, Mavic, Drone Deals, DJI Mavic 2 Pro, DJI Mavic 2 Zoom


Ani-Gamers Interview with John-Paul

Almost to the hour a week after the online convention Anime Lockdown finished its formal programming, Ink sat down with its founder, Director of Operations John-Paul, to talk about how the con came together: aides, influences, intentions, and efforts. The virtual convention drew industry representation from Discotek, Right Stuf, Kyle Hebert, and Veronica Taylor as well as such talented panelists as Mike Toole, Evan Minto, and many others. What follows is a transcript of most of the interview. Au...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Minnesota, Arizona, Anime, Detour, Alley, Mark, Tony, Kyle, John Paul, Evan, Adam, Veronica, Otakon, Gim


Anime Lockdown’s Director of Operations John-Paul Discusses Aides, Efforts, and Intentions

Almost to the hour a week after the online convention Anime Lockdown finished its formal programming, Ink sat down with its founder, Director of Operations John-Paul, to talk about how the con came together: aides, influences, intentions, and efforts. The virtual convention drew industry representation from Discotek, Right Stuf, Kyle Hebert, and Veronica Taylor as well as such talented panelists as Mike Toole, Evan Minto, and many others. What follows is a transcript of most of the interview. Au...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Minnesota, Arizona, Anime, Detour, Alley, Mark, Tony, Kyle, John Paul, Evan, Adam, Veronica, Otakon, Gim


16 May 1942 Wilton Track Meet


Tags: Photos, Sport, Running


In all my sunrise runs on this path, I'd never seen a deer before, and today, suddenly, up ahead, there were 2...

They kept disappearing then reappearing at a later point, and I kept getting my camera out, then putting it away, concluding that they were gone for good, and then, finally, I caught one... [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Deer, Ann Althouse


Why Can't I Find My iPhone Photos After I Backed Them Up?

Few things are worse than finding out you’re missing years’ worth of phone photos after you thought you backed them up correctly. I get some version of the “missing photo” question a lot for Lifehacker’s weekly tech Q&A column. And I’ll keep answering these as best I can, because I hate the idea of someone losing so…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Photos, Mac, Lifehacks


Sony A6100 vs. Fujfilm X-T200: Best beginner mirrorless cameras compared

Fujifilm's refined style goes up against Sony's unbeatable performance in these sub-$700 mirrorless cameras.
Tags: Photography, Trends, Sony, Fujifilm, Entry level camera, A6100, X-t200, Xt200


After 4 years of timidity, Facebook and Twitter are finally taking basic steps to curb Trump's worst instincts

Facebook and Twitter are finally taking measures to curb President Donald Trump's most egregious posts on their platforms. The two companies have variously fact-checked, hidden, or added warning labels to posts and ads from the president over the last month. It is a major shift from their earlier hands-off approach. But the action comes after four years of timidity, when the platforms struggled to regulate a president who regularly violates the norms of responsible free speech. Visit Insider's...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Instagram, Minneapolis, California, Washington Post, Trends, Cnn, Silicon Valley, Donald Trump, University of Warwick, Trump, Donald Trump Trump, Karsten, Carlo Schwarz, George Floyd


How to post a text-only image on Instagram using the 'Create Mode' feature

You can post a text-only image on Instagram by accessing the "Create Mode" in Instagram stories.  From there, you'll be able to create images with text, with access to other creative tools like gifs and stickers.  Once created, you can either save the image for use as a regular post, or simply post it to your stories. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you've ever seen text-only images on other people's Instagram stories or or posts, you may have wondered exa...
Tags: Instagram, Trends


How to react to an Instagram story in 3 different ways

You can easily react to an Instagram story by swiping up from the bottom of your screen or tapping the message bar. You can either type a message, send a GIF, or use a quick reaction, which allows you to respond to the story with a pre-selected emoji. What you send as a reaction appears as a DM to the other person, where you can continue the interaction. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories. If you're new to Instagram, or you've just never explored stories, you may...
Tags: Instagram, Trends


How Often Is Everyone Washing Their Masks? (slashdot)

The CDC says to wash cloth face coverings after "each use," which leaves room for interpretation. From a report: The CDC notes that wearing a mask is a precaution to keep from spreading virus-carrying respiratory droplets to others. The idea is that if everyone wears a mask, the likelihood of the droplets getting sprayed around is much less. Each new study only provides further evidence that wearing face masks is a crucial component in slowing the spread of coronavirus. One recent paper, publish...
Tags: News, Instagram, Cdc, Germany, Msmash, Institute of Labor Economics



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