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Just when you thought it might be safe to let the kids out of the house, the news media comes up with even more scary stuff that you didn’t know about. This time geotagged photographs are the culprit. Two separate news outlets – MSNBC and ABC, have aired segments on the dangers of posting geotagged [...]
I really want to contribute to Panoramio.Â Really, I do.Â I would love to have my photos show up in a native layer on Google Earth without having to use a third-party KML/KMZ file.Â So I’ve been looking for work-arounds for their security problems and inability to upload more than 10 images at a time. [...]
Last post I was singing the praises of Panoramio for location-based photo sharing.Â I’ve uploaded a bunch of photos, and had 250 approved for Google Earth.Â I was quite flattered.Â The selected photos included some of my best shots, and covered the entire US, from Florida to Maine, to Washington State. …and as of this [...]
I finally caved in. I’ve been uploading some selected photographs to Panoramio so that they will appear in the Google Earth Photos layer.Â As of this writing I have 121 photographs that have been selected to appear in Google Earth, and I’ve submitted more that are awaiting approval. If you’ve got a Google account, then [...]
I’ve been interested in these little gizmos for some time now. The Eye-Fi Explore is an SD card that will automagically upload your photos to your online photo service of choice whenever it comes within range of an open wireless network. Not only that, it uses some strange alchemy to geotag your photos each time [...]