Monthly Archives August 2012

You asked for it and we're happy to announce that you can now create custom URLs for your SlideChute displays. That means that now instead of having SlideChute display pages with URLs like http://slidechute.com/w/2718, you can now customize them to whatever you like. To do this, go to the SlideChute display menu, click on the 'Host Page' tab and fill…

We were busy collecting live crowdsourced photos as Issac, the hurricane-turned-tropical-storm left a path of destruction as passed through the Northern Gulf States. For this post, instead of focusing on the damage and flooding that the storm inflicted on the area we decided to show you how some residents passed the time while riding out the storm. (You can still…

This week, a record crowd of over 60K people will descend upon Nevada's Black Rock desert for the 26th Burning Man where they'll take part in the annual practice of radical self-expression and radical self-reliance. They say that "trying to explain what Burning Man is to someone who has never been to the event is a bit like trying to…

10 years ago I got thrown out of a concert for taking a photo with a disposable camera. This week I built displays highlighting amazing photos taken and uploaded by fans at concerts with their smartphones.  Phish 8/15/2012 Long Beach Arena This morning I watched video highlights from one of those shows, shot by a fan in the audience. If…

10% of all the photos ever taken were taken in just the last year. Every second, more than 4000 photos hit Flickr's servers. Another staggering 250 million land at Facebook per day. This is not a fluke - it's the beginning of a brand new revolution. Photos have played an important role in our lives and history since their creation.…

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