Why I am so happy that I chose Flickr over Instagram for my photo of the day project

If you want to learn to be a better photographer, skip Instagram and head over to Flickr. Forget the filters. Skip the smartphone. If you want to become a better photographer, even when you use filters and smartphones, dedicate a week, a month or even a year to carrying around a dedicated camera everyday and …

“There’s no hard-and-fast data that quantifies… but we know”

This pernicious phrase reared its ugly head in a CNET piece about Facebook and teens: There’s no hard-and-fast data that quantifies Facebook’s teen problem. But we know — from observing teens, talking to parents and analysts, and from a few company statements — that age doesn’t become Facebook with this group. There is a reason …