💻 Artificial intelligence has made huge leaps forward lately. The best-known AI is probably ChatGPT, which I’ve seen do some astonishing things. Daniel Miessler makes a good case that ChatGPT and its brethren actually understand things. Read Yes, GPTs Actually Understand
💻 Late last year my local newspaper emailed me asking me to donate to them so they could do more reporting. My mind was blown, as my newspaper is a for-profit company! But I should not have been surprised, because the paper is owned by Gannett. Sheila Kennedy looks at how Gannett has created local news deserts in every market it serves. Read The Bar is VERY Low
📷 I’ve been known to give permission for my photographs to be used by others, and sometimes I don’t ask anything in return. Kenneth Wajda argues that when I do that, I’m devaluing the work of pro photographers who make their living selling their photographs. Read You Don’t Deserve Credit! You Deserve Pay!
📷 Marc Beebe explains the basics of framing in photography. Read Take On Photos: Part 1, Framing
📷 In my film-developing adventures I’ve stuck with general-purpose developers. I have always figured that the Adox developers are all exotic and for special purposes. But Henri Toivonen disabuses me of that notion by reviewing Adox FX-39 II, a fine general-purpose developer. Read Adox FX-39 II review
📷 Shaun Nelson reviews the Nikon FA, probably the most advanced of Nikon’s non-pro bodies of the 1970s. (Check out my review of this camera here.) Read Nikon FA
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