In a recent presentation at the Real World Crypto symposium, researchers affiliated with Brown University and a startup called Pixek presented their work developing an app that encrypts photos at the moment they’re taken and uploads them in encrypted form to a cloud server, in such a way that the keys remain on theRead More
Hawai’ians and the rest of the world want to understand why they were warned of their imminent demise — what kind of bad design choices could allow such a thing to happen?
Naturally, this has triggered a flurry of stories delving into the Hawai’ian emergency management agency, and a rush of editors lookingRead More
Looking for a monumental tree for a photo or just to enjoy in person? Check out Monumental Trees, a compendium of over 31,000 impressive trees, like this live oak in Virginia. Perhaps this Romanian tree is also of interest: You can drill down by state, or species, or height. They even have a world mapRead More
Stock photography is always good for a laugh, as artistic license often gets in the way of reality. Instagrammer @YouDidNotSleepThere, aka Luisa Jeffery, finally got fed up and started cataloging the most staged campsite images. National Geographic did a nice profile on the anonymous chronicler of camping whimsy: What’s your favorite camping spot? If IRead More