Dopplr Launches Autogenerated City Profiles

The team at the travel community Dopplr has launched an autogenerative tool that magically creates city profiles utilizing “interesting” Flickr photos licensed under our free licenses. Dopplr has aggregated thousands of travelers data and photos to create compelling pages that have autogenerated content. These pages expose fascinating trends of travelers visiting different cities. Take a … Read More “Dopplr Launches Autogenerated City Profiles”

Thingiverse Launches with Stellar Commons Implementation

Bre Pettis, the uber-DIY hacker of NYC’s Resistor space and self-replicator guru Zach Hoeken are launching Thingiverse today. Thingiverse is an “object sharing” site that enables anyone to upload the schematics, designs, and images for their projects. Users can then download and reuse the work in their projects using their own laser cutters, 3D printers, … Read More “Thingiverse Launches with Stellar Commons Implementation”

President Elect Barack Obama CC-Licensed Behind the Scenes Photos on Flickr

President-Elect Barack Obama and his staff have been posting photographs to his Flickr photostream since early 2007. Their most recent set from election night offers an amazing behind the scenes look at a historic point in American history. 20081104_Chicago_IL_ElectionNight1032, Barack Obama | CC BY-NC-SA All of the photos are released under a CC BY-NC-SA license, … Read More “President Elect Barack Obama CC-Licensed Behind the Scenes Photos on Flickr”

flickrleech

flickrleech is a great tool for those looking to search a large number of flickr photos at once – by utilizing Flickr’s API, flickrleech is able to display 200 images per page rather than the standard 10. As pointed out by Alvin Trusty, it simply “makes scanning for a picture much quicker.” While flickrleech has … Read More “flickrleech”

Zemanta

Zemanta is an online platform for finding and adding “relevant images, smart links, keywords and text” to blog postings. Available in numerous incarnations (Firefox add-on, WordPress Plugin, etc.), Zemanta queries the text of a blog post against their own “proprietary natural language processing and semantic algorithms” to formulate media recommendations. Images are pooled from Wikimedia … Read More “Zemanta”