Make memories last: properly archive your photos

Ah, file storage. The perennial problem of having to organize digital photos and making sure that they’re easily located for future reference is a dilemma that a lot of us face – and most especially by those among us who are trigger happy or just plain sentimental (and who isn’t). Then there’s the additional challenge of making sure that your files will retain their integrity well into the future. Here are a few tips for ensuring that your photos get properly archived and your priceless memories protected:

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A New Twist on 3D Modeling

Even though 3-D printers are becoming more and more affordable, the much needed 3D modeling software is still proving to be extremely complex for the average consumer to manipulate. Sixense is a virtual reality software firm that is trying to make the user’s experience more intuitive and engaging by introducing the new MakeVR technology.

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Third World Portable USB OS – Keepod

A new UK-based company is attempting to bridge the digital gap in Third World countries with the new Portable USB OS Drive called Keepod. The inspiration behind this noble enterprise came from a small 500,000 resident community in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya. There is no safe water supply and basic sanitation is completely non-existent. There is no education system except for unorganized, smaller “street schools” that are run by inexperienced and undereducated adults who are trying to offer their children a better future. Only 10% of school-age children manage to go to college. As you might imagine, digital technologies and Internet access is a luxury that these people simply cannot afford.

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