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3d.coldstreams.com web site upgraded to use https security 0

3d.coldstreams.com web site upgraded to use https security

This web site has been upgrade to use https secure access versus the older and non encrypted http. There is nothing here that is controversial or secret that needs protection. However, Google announced some time ago that it would downgrade search results for content that is not accessible via https. In effect, Google is forcing even hobby web sites to...

Why I stopped using the 500px photo sharing web site

Why I stopped using the 500px photo sharing web site

A week ago, I noticed odd things about 500px that I found disturbing. I noticed quite a few (in fact most) of the people showing tens of thousands of followers that I checked, appear to have mostly fake followers. I was perplexed how it was that someone with a mere 70 to 100 nice but not great photos could have...

Blogging and Youtube videos unlikely to earn much income

Blogging and Youtube videos unlikely to earn much income

The author of the excellent Micro 4/3rds Photography Blog reveals the numbers behind his blog – and with blog ads, commissioned sales links and Youtube videos with ads, the combination earns very little money. Source: Micro 4/3rds Photography: Blog economy Most of the top video channels on Youtube got started very early back when it is alleged most channel creators gamed the system to...

Youtube 3D video player coming back, slowly?

Youtube 3D video player coming back, slowly?

I just noticed that when I watched this video in Chrome (and only Chrome), that the video now has an option for 2D or 3D anaglyph (only 3D option). I then disabled the HTML5 player to revert back to the Flash-based player and confirmed that the above was really appearing in the HTML5 player, not flash. Unfortunately, this new HTML5...

Youtube announces 360 degree 3D video support is coming

Youtube announces 360 degree 3D video support is coming

Starting in the fall of 2014, Youtube began dropping support for 3D videos. Now, Google briefly mentions it will be launching 360 degree VR 3D support soon (it’s #7 on this video). Presumably, 3D VR will also support conventional 3D streaming again, as well.

Google Ships 1 Million Cardboard Headsets for VR viewing

Google Ships 1 Million Cardboard Headsets for VR viewing

Google Cardboard is an inexpensive, simple way for consumers to try out virtual reality tech – using a simple lens/cardboard viewer and a smart phone, plus apps and various online content, consumers can try out VR for just a few dollars. Cardboard, with appropriate apps, is also a great way to watch 3D still and 3D video content. I have...

360 degree stereoscopic 3D coming to Youtube later this summer

360 degree stereoscopic 3D coming to Youtube later this summer

This implies 3D is returning to Youtube – but in a bigger way – using virtual reality (VR) technology, 360 degree immersive video camera technology and VR viewers. Source: Jump – Google