Google Photos

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  1. broccoli rob

    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    Anyone else using it? Unlimited storage, slick UI. I like it. I use Google Drive and Hangouts for work related projects, so its convenient that Photos is accessible from the same menu. You can also upload RAW or TIFF files totally uncompressed, but it does count against your Google Drive space. The search feature is pretty impressive.

    http://gizmodo.com/google-photos-hands-on-so-good-im-creeped-out-1707566376
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    The appealing features include unlimited storage for photos and videos, some neat UI tricks that make the tons of photos easier to navigate, and, perhaps most importantly, smart image recognition technology that makes your library of photos almost endlessly searchable. Google Photos promises to turn the cacophony of images you generate daily into sortable batches of photos you can pluck meaning from.

    On the brains and search
    It’s crazy how well this works. Creepy even. We were amazed first, then suspicious. Whoa! Uhhh.

    Despite the limited pool, Google Photos was actually able to make quite a bit of sense out of what I shot. It correctly identified one of my best friends who I have many photos of as a unique person. Although the app does seem to think that I am a different person when I’m wearing sunglasses. Understandable, I suppose. That’s two Marios not hundreds.

    Like Flickr, Photos correctly categorized some of the images based on what’s in them. For example, this particular batch of photos had many photos of the sky.

    But where Photos really wrecks your brain is when you start searching for random things in your collection. Beers? It finds photos of beers. Bars? It finds photos of bars.

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    Type in selfies, and it finds selfies! :whythelongface?: Google tested the algorithm on Beth's Instagram.
     
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    Can't wait to see what they harvest data and imagery in your photos for!
     
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    I agree. They are compressing your photos too. Why is everyone scared of the government? Google is much scarier.
     
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    Javaforgotme Well-Known Member Banned User

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    This is like a product placement on the Stern Show. Tell us more about how you love squatty potty!
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    is it any worse than using facebook in terms of privacy?
     
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    smichal A1 Dick Game

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    I am staring at broccoli rob's hand
    hehe
     
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  7. broccoli rob

    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    :secret: i copied that pic from gizmodo

    that hand looks like it was just stuck in a bee hive.

    Mine are far more normal looking. Although one girl I dated used to say I have really nice hands but ugly pointer fingers :bigcry:

    They can have my albums, its mostly broads and animoes anyways..

    I wish google was paying me. just sharing a new free service.
     
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    so meaty
     
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    Everyone get out your tin foil hats. My privacy :nooo: Big bad Google is going to know where you took Johnny's birthday picture and send you an ad about a party store nearby. :chair:
     
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    broccoli rob thanks for the memories DW3

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    anyone "harvesting the imagery" in my photo albums would likely die of boredom
     
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    I feel sorry for that Samsung TV that has to listen to me and my gf argue about what's for dinner. :sleep:
     
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    the search feature is pretty amazing. i can type in dog, cat, bird etc. and it can tell the difference. how do it know?
     
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    Seems like a lot of work. Pass. meh.gif
     
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    Personally, I don't want them looking at pics of me boning mrs. Check.
     
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    Alisonsbankacct Out to lunch.

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    Picassa sorts my dog out by facial recognition and she has her own photo grouping. It's never even tried to 'discover' my cat :wtf:
     
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    Who's taking those pics?
     
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    Or watch you cry during Toy Story 3
     
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    Mostly me.