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The future of Ghacks (2018)

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Martin Brinkmann over at ghacks.net has posted an essay about his site moving forward in 2018.  I've actually been appreciating ghacks more lately.  Definitely a site that should be in your bookmarks for daily reading and deserving of your support.

https://www.ghacks.n...uture-of-ghacks-2018


Photographer Tutorial Company Release Satire Version for Pirates

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When it comes to content producers reacting to the pirating of their works, we've seen just about every reaction possible... They decided to release a version of Photographing the World 3 on several torrent sites a few days before it went to retail, but the version they released was much different than the actual product. It was close enough to the real thing that many people were left wondering just what the hell was going on, but ridiculous enough that it's downright funny.  “The whole time we were thinking: ‘This isn’t even on the market yet! You guys are totally stealing this and emailing us and complaining about it,”

https://www.techdirt...em-hilariously.shtml


Artists: Share your artwork with the forum!

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Actually let me sort of force someone else to go first by sharing some photos of the paintings that made me think to start this thread.
Long time DC member cranioscopical recently mentioned a website he had made for the paintings of his wife (Barbara Bickell),  and I was blown away by them.

... now don't let those intimidate you -- this thread is for everyone here to share their work, no matter your level of skill... Show us what you got!

Click here to see more..


Mini Review of jAlbum web site creator.

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Intro:

The full scope of jAlbum is greater than I can address because I do not take advantage of all of its features.

Basically, this product provides a fast, easy method to create sophisticated web albums, for users not versed in the (to me) complexities of writing code.

jAlbum offers web site hosting if desired. I do not use that and so cannot comment on it other than to point out the option.

Who is this app designed for:

Those who would find it daunting to create their own web site from scratch. Those who would find it too expensive to pay an expert to create a web site. Those whose time is at a premium.

Click here to read the full mini-review now..


Google opens Maps to bring the real world into games

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I have flirted with some ideas of games based on real world large-scale map data, so this is pretty cool news.

The search firm is both opening its Maps platform's real-time data and offering new software toolkits that will help developers build games based on that data. The software includes both a kit to translate map info to the Unity game engine as well as another to help make games using that location data.

https://www.engadget...-to-game-developers/


Great funny video on cryptocurrencies by John Oliver

Crypto currencies: everything you don't understand about money, combined with everything you don't understand about computers!
-John Oliver



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