Remember that Google wanted you to help train its photo algorithm for free? Well, now you can actually do it for cash. Google has launched an app called Task Mate, and it allows you to get paid for doing simple tasks such as taking photos, recording voice clips, and more.
Google Photos wants you to train its algorithm for free
If you’ve ever wanted to work for Google, now’s your chance. Well, sort of. Google Photos is now expanding its survey that helps the algorithm recognize what’s in the photos. In other words, you’ll be able to label your images from scratch and tag them in order to train Google’s algorithm further.
Here is a rare sight for a 19th century photo: a smile
A simple smile can make a significant change. Apparently, it can sometimes also “break the internet.” A photo from the late 19th century has recently emerged and quickly went viral. Unlike most photos from that era, it contains something so small, yet so powerful: a smile.
Interesting survey shows just how important photos are in online dating
They say a photo speaks more than a thousand words. And when it comes to first impressions in online dating, there isn’t much room for words. So, your photos will speak for you. Folks at Skylum conducted an interesting survey to find out more about the importance of photos in online dating. The results give us more information and an interesting insight into how photos affect your decision to swipe left or right.
Facebook now lets U.S. and Canada users to export photos and videos straight to Google Photos
After releasing it in Ireland in 2019, Facebook is now expanding the feature that lets you upload your photos and videos directly to Google Photos. Starting today, users in the U.S. and Canada will have this option available, which should make it faster and more convenient to transfer your data between different services.
Celebrities are sharing photos for different social media in this viral meme format, and it’s hilarious
When Dolly Parton posted a photo of herself on her 74th birthday, I doubt that she had in mind what she would start. She posted four photos that jokingly emphasize the differences between people’s photos on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, and Tinder. Soon enough, her post started a viral thread among celebrities. Everyone is sharing their photos in the same meme format, and it’s absolutely hilarious!
Don’t just delete your bad photos: here’s how to learn from them
“Good photos come from experience, experience comes from bad photos.” After you come home with the memory card full of photos, you may just go through them, select the good ones and delete the bad ones immediately. But this could be a mistake. In this video, Nigel Danson will show you some techniques for analyzing your bad photos so you can learn from them and grow your photography skills.
Facebook now lets you copy all your photos and videos straight to Google Photos
Facebook has launched a new tool that lets you easily transfer all your photos and videos straight to Google Photos. The feature is only available in Ireland for now, but it will soon be rolled out globally, too.
This short film was made entirely by animating old photos from the 20th century
By combining photographs from the past with technology from today, Moscow-based photographer and animator Alexey Zakharov has created an incredible animation short titled The Old New World.[Read More…]
Why does everyone look so stoic in old photographs?
When looking back through old photos, have you ever wondered why subjects rarely smiled, even if the portrait was of an exciting event like a wedding? If so, a new video from Vox will help address your questions.
In the three and a half minute, Vox explains four reasons subjects decided to forgo the ‘cheese’ and stand more stoic than we’re used to seeing.[Read More…]
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