Showcase Your Images with Easy Mosaics

This week I had too much fun playing with mosaic tools. These are the programs that will take hundreds of your photos and morph them into one giant photo.

Mosaics are great for…

  • Family photo montages
  • Showcasing a related group of images, such as images from one location or a timeline of shots over the years
  • Engaging viewers with an interactive image experience
  • And illustrating the concept that the parts make up the whole, as in our clients make us who we are

Things to know

  • Mosaics require a lot of photos — plan on 150+.
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The Internet Archive

The Internet Archive calls itself “a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites and more.”

It’s the home of the Wayback Machine, a search engine that lets you hop back in time to see any website as it appeared years ago, such as the humble beginnings of this site:

But the site goes way, way beyond archiving websites.… Get the scoop...

Your Passwords Are Not Safe

“The Mother of All Breaches”

“Biggest EVER collection of breached data”

“An astonishing 773 million records exposed”

“Ooh, this is a big one.”

Do any of these headlines get your attention? The site HaveIBeenPwnd discovered a cache of emails and passwords called “Collection #1.” The data included records from previous hacks as well as millions of data points that had not previously been known.… Get the scoop...

Temporary Email Addresses to Manage Spam

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before:

A page you visit teases you with an offer for a wonderful tip sheet, white paper or other resource, all for free if you just enter your email address. But your email address is one of the most valuable facts about you, and every time you give it out, you risk exposures to hackers, spammers and more.… Get the scoop...

How to Get Noticed in Email

In our house-buying/house-selling processes, there’s lots to keep up with. D.J. and I have missed a couple of important tasks that the agents had to remind us about. This is part of a series of tools via @BethBuysAHouse .

We’ve acted on the first requests most of the time and didn’t need to be reminded of anything more than once.… Get the scoop...