So Flickr has announced that all users will be getting 1TB of free photo hosting. That is pretty sizable free storage! Add to that, they have also announced that all images will be available at full-size and the deal gets even sweeter!
I used to use flickr way back before Yahoo bought them and for the most part I really enjoyed the service. I even paid for it at one point, before I realized that I don’t like renting where I put my precious images.
This news is a game changer in terms of photo storage and hopefully realigns flickr as the serious photographers web storage option. Even their home page allows you to calculate how many photographs 1TB holds (The answer is, it is always a lot of photographs!). I was so jazzed, I quickly picked up a refurbished Cannon Rebel T3i Body (for $351.99) to replace my ailing Rebel XT now almost 10 years old.
So, my advice is dust off your Yahoo account and get snapping!
PlaceIt by Breezi allows you to put anything into an iPhone window super-convincingly. SWANK!
The Great Discontent may be one of the best designed magazine websites ever.
Things Come Apart is a fascinating series Todd McLellan of taking things… apart. You really can’t describe it without saying the name.
iCheck is a jQuery and Zepto plugin, that makes pretty customized checkboxes for your swanky websites. Very nice.
Unheap is a wonderfully curated collection of jQuery plugins with charming explanatory illustrations.
So I’ve been a pretty happy Dreamhost customer for some time, but recently my service has been a little rocky. Outages, restarts, and general sluggishness have made my site, and all the sites I host professionally almost unusable. So today I upgraded to a Dreamhost VPS server and somewhere along the line… all my WordPress images got deleted.
Not sure what happened, but as you can guess – I’m not very happy right now. I will try to rebuild them, but I don’t know if I ever will have the time to rebuild all of the images contained in my posts.
Hopefully Dreamhost support can locate the missing files, otherwise I’ve lost 10 years of images.
Insert unhappy face here.
UPDATE! (2013-05-15 15:06)
TowTruck is a new real-time collaboration tool from Mozilla Labs. Simple to add to any site.
Dropplets is a super simple blogging platform based on good-ol’ text files with markdown. Basically it is a little FTP script that uploads your text file from the back-end. No fuss, no muss.