January 27, 2019
Hello (Again) Ello - Om Malik
Om Malik on Ello:
It is the antithesis of the likes-fueled, influencer-juiced world of Instagram and its algorithmic overlordship of creativity. If Instagram is the machine and crowd-powered enemy of creativity for the sake of creativity, Ello is just a place where there are fewer judgments about the art. It is not just about photos. There is art, fashion, music, design, architecture — and it feels like the East Village long before the faux-pubs, condos and the Whole Foods turned it into urban-suburbia.
I had high hopes for Ello but Om is right that it has sort of faded from view.
My most recent post was from 2 years ago, so I added another one today. I love that Ello feels different. I’m just not sure I have a place for it. Just in case, I’m @jackbaty there.
Things I want - Jamie Todd Rubin
Jamie Todd Rubin:
I want a classic barometer that I can refer to for changes in the weather. I have three different weather apps on my phone, none
Why tag film photographs? - Bijan Sabet
Photographs made with film aren’t necessarily better but they can be beautiful and meaningful. I think tagging exposes the merits of