I like how Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament contrast the houses and objects in the foreground. That’s what makes this picture interesting to look at.
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People who know each other and hang out in the same circles — people who are a part of the same social network — infect each other with their interests, he found. When those interests include high-risk activities such as carrying a gun or selling drugs, that leads to predictable trouble.
The History of Invisibility and the Future of Camouflage -
Never knew that the science behind camouflage was that complicated. Great read if you are into camouflage.
Seeing photographically is also training your eye to remove distracting elements from the frame and making compositional decisions in camera before you press the shutter. Taking control of your camera and expressing your vision with intent is an essential step towards honing your photographic skills and one that I love teaching on my workshops. — Seeing Photographically | WordPress.com
We tend to think that younger people “get” the Internet — are the bellwhethers and trendsetters — because they grew up with it, where the olds have to learn it. But what happens when you have middle aged people who grew up with the Internet? When everyone grew up with it? — W. B. McNamara (via wordbk)
The Alpha 7 twins are arguably the most ambitious cameras Sony has ever made. — Sony Alpha 7 Review: Digital Photography Review
The language barrier is much more formidable than you anticipate. Your communication may remain frustratingly superficial for a long time, if not permanently. Even in larger cities with lots of people who have learned some English, the level is only rarely beyond intermediate at best, and you’ll mostly just be making banal small talk. This gets old fast. — (6) Christopher Webb’s answer to Moving to Europe: What are good reasons that an American should not move to Europe? - Quora
The classroom will learn you. —
IBM reveals its top five innovation predictions for the next five years | VentureBeat | Big Data | by Dean Takahashi
That prediction is overly optimistic and far from reality in today’s classroom where there aren’t even enough computers for every student, where computers are more often not used than used.