One question on Flickr Video: Why?

So Mike Arrington says in a post over at TechCrunch that Flickr is going to be adding video soon — really. This rumour has been around for awhile, as Mike himself acknowledges, and in fact Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield has been talking about adding video for at least a year.…

Flickr Commons: A great idea, but…

Let me make this clear right off the bat: I think the idea of Flickr and the U.S. Library of Congress collaborating on a project to display historical photos is a fantastic idea. As described by Read/Write Web and by the Library itself (and by Flickr), it involves thousands of…

A Flickr-powered screensaver? Incredible

I don’t want to turn this into a Dave Winer *thing,* (and I don’t want to contribute to a “bitchmeme”) but I have to say that the release of his newest software tool — a Mac-only screensaver/RSS widget called FlickrFan — fills me with, well… a sense of underwhelmingness. I…

Editing photos on Flickr is a Picnik

A couple of months ago, Flickr announced that it would be integrating Picnik’s online photo-editing tools into the site, and now it has happened — and I have to say it is pretty cool. I’m not a professional photographer by any means, and not even semi-pro, but I do like…

Flickr and Picnick: Two great tastes…

Another great idea from Flickr, which just recently announced that it would be adding geotagging and other features: the integration of photo-editing tools, in this case from Web-based editing service Picnik. Mike Arrington says he prefers Fotoflexer, which I’ve never tried, but regardless I think Picnik is a great addition.…