I'm Drew Breunig and I obsess about technology, media, language, and culture. I live in New York, studied anthropology, and work at PlaceIQ.


Posts tagged online photos
[A] new opt-in, Android-only feature allows Google Goggles to work in the background on your phone or tablet, and analyze photos as they’re taken. The app will automatically notify you when any search results match your captures — without you asking for them.

Mashable* (via interestingsnippets)

Really interesting idea; wish I could try it out. What are the legal issues that surround this? Could Google be required to notify parties due to copyright violations or criminal activity?

* Man, I can’t stand Mashable. Throwing in the handwringing “without you asking for them” after they stated it’s opt-in is a joke. Great journalism, guys.

(via journo-geekery)