How to Be a Better iPhone Photographer—According to Apple — Fortune

Apple really wants its iPhone owners to take better pictures. The tech giant on Thursday published a series of videos aimed at teaching its iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus owners how to take better photographs with the handset’s built-in cameras. The bite-sized videos, which were published to YouTube, are less than a minute long.… via … Continue reading

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Here are the songs that have appeared on this blog. Since I have been posting at least one song a week since 2008, there are now so many that I had to give later decades each a post of their own to stay under the 500-word limit.

* = post has a known broken YouTube link.

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How Much Poison Is Acceptable in Our Technology?

Designer Ash Huang questions whether tech designs for the majority, or for the majority of white males. “For an industry that complains about the inconvenience of waiting for a cab, doing laundry, or picking up takeout, we sure build a lot of suffering into our apps.” via How Much Poison Is Acceptable in Our Technology? — … Continue reading

Agroecology: sustainable land use | Species Ecology

By Viviana Granado “… The man begins to assert, as he learns to respect and understand the groundhe walks on.” Atahualpa Yupanqui It is common to consider soil as an inert, lifeless, made only for minerals. But hundreds of species of animals, plants, fungi and bacteria are found inhabiting soil and they play a very important… … Continue reading