Flickr release Shapefiles into Public Domain

Flickr release Shapefiles into Public Domain

Flickr is releasing all of the Flickr shapefiles as a single download, available for use under the Creative Commons Zero Waiver. That’s fancy-talk for “public domain”. Continue reading “Flickr release Shapefiles into Public Domain”

Upload your Shutter screenshots to Flickr | Shutter – Featureful Screenshot Tool

Upload your Shutter screenshots to Flickr | Shutter – Featureful Screenshot Tool

Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload to an image hosting site, all within one window.

Shutter is free, open-source, and licensed under GPL v3.

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Achilles heel in Amazon Kindle – KindleGate: Confusion Abounds Regarding Kindle Download Policy

Achilles heel in Amazon Kindle – KindleGate: Confusion Abounds Regarding Kindle Download Policy

Dan Cohen highlights that the way Kindle and the Kindle iPhone are set up, you have no idea how many times you can download a book, or how many devices can be used to read it. His excellent article discusses the problems facing anyone who’s bought a Kindle as it seems that Kindle can’t tell (as far as I understand) how many times you have downloaded an ebook, especially if you are synced up to iPhone. Continue reading “Achilles heel in Amazon Kindle – KindleGate: Confusion Abounds Regarding Kindle Download Policy”