The best sites of photo hosting service

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FLICKR

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Flickr is an image hosting service and video hosting service. It was created by Ludicorp in 2004. It has changed ownership several times and has been owned by SmugMug since April 20, 2018.

The Verge reported on March 20, 2013 that Flickr had a total of 87 million registered members and more than 3.5 million new images uploaded daily. On August 5, 2011, the site reported that it was hosting more than 6 billion images. Photos and videos can be accessed from Flickr without the need to register an account, but an account must be made to upload content to the site. Registering an account also allows users to create a profile page containing photos and videos that the user has uploaded and also grants the ability to add another Flickr user as a contact.

https://www.flickr.com

 

500PX

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500px (pronounced “five hundred p-x”) is the leading online network for photographers with over 15 million members worldwide. Photographers come to 500px to discover and share incredible photos, gain meaningful exposure, make connections in a community that truly cares about photography, compete in photo contests, and license their photos through our exclusive distribution partners

https://web.500px.com

 

IMGUR

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Imgur is a free and simple image hosting service with image editing feature. Signup is optional. The maximum non-animated file size you can upload is 20MB. Non-animated images over 1MB for anonymous uploads and 5MB for account holders will be lossily compressed. All non-animated images receive lossless compression that reduces filesize while maintaining quality. The maximum file size for animated images (like GIFs) and video is 200MB. Video uploads cannot be longer than 60 seconds. GIF and
video files over 2MB will be converted to GIFVs, where the sound is removed. Large GIFs will be converted to GIFV, which shrinks file size while maintaining a high quality, perfect for our expert GIF makers.There is an upload limit of 50 images per hour. Images may be removed if they get no views in 6 months.

File types allowed: JPEG, GIF, PNG, APNG, TIFF, BMP, PDF, XCF (GIMP). The TIFF, BMP, PDF and XCF formats will be converted to PNG on upload.

http://imgur.com/

 

DEVIANTART

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DeviantArt was created to entertain, inspire, and empower the artist in all of us. Founded in August 2000, deviantART is the largest online social network for artists and art enthusiasts with over 13 million registered members, attracting 35 million unique visitors per month. As a community destination, deviantART is a platform that allows emerging and established artists to exhibit, promote, and share their works within a peer community dedicated to the arts.

https://www.deviantart.com/

The domination of the Chinese economy and its future.

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The Chinese are scattered all over the world. The population of China is 1.3 billion inhabitants.
And the trend is one of continuous demographic growth, one of the problems that has characterized China for decades.  It is shocking to think that China has more than 1/7 of the world population. Probably many people do not know it but the population of India is equal to that of China and even more population growth.

In the past, the law of the one child was applied in China to prevent the sharp increase in the population, but often this provision created abuses of human rights.
The one-child policy was abolished by the Chinese Supreme Court in 2013

But what differentiates China is the economic power that has been dominating the world for some decades now.

Curbing the expansion of China is difficult but it is necessary to take serious countermeasures to avoid that in the future there will not be a boundless power on the whole world. Trump understood this, and took drastic measures by inserting duties on Chinese products. But it also imposed duties on other Italian, French and other European nations products.

Among the most recent initiatives there is the introduction of 5G, where China seems to have already geared up for the spread of the new fast connection.

Made in china is famous all over the world for being the brand of eco-friendly products or technological products. Many things are produced in China because the cost of labor is very low.
According to data from Expatistan.com, the cost of living in Shanghai is 5% lower than in Rome, 6% higher than in Madrid, 45% lower than in London, 41% lower that of New York, 26% lower than that of Los Angeles, 45% more expensive than that of Bangkok and 77% more expensive than that of Hanoi.

The cost of living in China depends on the city (for example, Beijing and Shanghai are much more expensive than second-tier cities such as Chengdu or Kunming, which in turn are much more expensive than smaller cities and the countryside) and lifestyle

The Chinese people are often seen as a hard-working people, at the extreme of slavery. In fact, in many cities neighborhoods are built with buildings that are organized to accommodate workers even at night. It is a sad reality. It is no coincidence that there is an urban legend according to which the Chinese are put in boxes when they die. I have never seen a dead Chinese or his funeral.

China’s GDP is the second highest on the planet, behind only the United States and ahead of Japan, Germany and the United Kingdom. Despite the trade tensions with the United States, the IMF (International Monetary Fund) estimates forecast growth for 2020 as well as for this year.

Even the longer-term prospects indicate a progressive slowdown in growth, more in line with the expansion rates of a mature economy. For the Fund, in fact, growth should gradually slow down to 5.5% in 2024 as “the economy is moving towards a more sustainable growth path”.
However, headline inflation is expected to rise to 2.3% in 2019 due to rising food prices.

Although the Tokyo stock exchange is the best known, the importance of the Chinese stock exchange is not to be underestimated because any crisis could affect the world economy.

To date, there has never been a profound economic crisis like those that occurred in the United States, such as that of 2008, which affected the entire planet. Imagining the consequences of a possible crisis is difficult.

🎵 COLDPLAY – Champion of the world

After listening to the whole album on spotify I can say that this is the best song on the album. The style of the various songs differs greatly from that of the previous albums. Some may be disappointed by the more classic and less rock style.

In fact I like this album less, where the voices and the choirs take over the music and the voice of Chris Martin. Probably the band had the need to break a bit with the classic pop-rock that made all the songs of real hits.

The first part of the text is in Igbo language, a language of an African ethnic group that lives in Nigeria and the translation is:

What are you talking about, dear God?
For everything
God made it

 

LYRICS
Gi nwa nke chukwu, gini ka ina ekwu
N’ihi ihe nile
Nke chukwu mere

I tried my best to be just like
The other boys in school
I tried my best to get it right
And died at every duel
This mountainside is suicide
This dream will never work
Still the sign upon my headstone, write
“A champion of the world”

Oh oh-oh
Oh oh-oh-oh oh oh

I tried my best to stay alight
Fly like a firework
I tried my best at taking flight
But my rocket ship reversed
Oh, referee, don’t stop the fight
Everyone can see I’m hurt
But I’ll stand before conquistadors
Till I’m champion of the world

(When I sail) And when I sail
I’m sailing west
(Know I might fail) Knowing I might fail
But still I’m hoping for the best
(In my dreams) And in my dreams
Onto my chest
She’ll pin the colours and say
“I wandered the whole wide world but
Baby, you’re the best”

Lo lo-lo-lo lo oh
Ee-yo-ee-yo-ee-yo-ee-yeah
Lo lo-lo-lo lo

So I’m flying on my bicycle
Heading upwards from the Earth
I am jumping with no parachute
Out into the universe
I have E.T. on my bicycle
Because giving up won’t work
Now I’m riding on my rocketship
And I’m champion of the world

 

TRADUZIONE TESTO

Gi nwa nke chukwu, gini ka ina ekwu
N’ihi ihe nile
Nke chukwu mere

Ho fatto del mio meglio per essere proprio come
Gli altri ragazzi a scuola
Ho fatto del mio meglio per farlo bene
E morire ad ogni duello
Questo versante è un suicidio
Questo sogno non funzionerà maiAncora una scritta sulla mia lapide, che dice
“Un campione del mondo”

Oh oh-oh
Oh oh-oh-oh oh oh

Ho fatto del mio meglio per stare tranquillo
Volare come un fuoco d’artificio
Ma la mia nave spaziale si è capovolta
Oh, arbitro, non fermare la lotta
Tutti possono vedere che sono ferito
Ma starò davanti ai conquistatori
Fino a quando non sarò campione del mondo

(Quando navigo) E quando navigo
Navigo verso ovest
(So che potrei fallire)Sapendo che potrei fallire
Ma, spero comunque per il meglio
(Nei miei sogni) E nei miei sogni
Sul mio pettoLei appunterà i colori e dirà
“Ho girato il mondo i lungo e in largo ma
Tesoro, tu sei il meglio”

Lo lo-lo-lo lo oh
Ee-yo-ee-yo-ee-yo-ee-yeah
Lo lo-lo-lo lo

Quindi sto volando sulla mia bicicletta
Uscendo dalla Terra
Sto saltando senza il paracadute
Fuori nell’universo
Ho E.T. sulla mia bicicletta
Perché arrendersi non servirà
Ora sto guidando la mia nave spaziale
E io sono il campione del mondo

Welcome December

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How many of you will spend Christmas away from your family? Many of you will spend it with your relatives. Very few instead away from home. The saying says: “At Christmas with your (parents) and at Easter with the people you want”.

When December starts the countdown for Christmas and New Year’s event starts automatically.

The days are short and the sky darkens early. The cold forces us to wear sweaters and coats, and when we walk around the shops, the windows are gorgeous.

I have always wanted to spend a Christmas away from home, and therefore far from everything that characterizes the Christmas holidays: money, gifts, consumerism, food etc …

Christmas is increasingly synonymous with consumerism but I don’t know if it is synonymous with happiness. I admire those people who volunteer on Christmas and later, delivering gifts on the streets or assisting Needy Children.

The Best remote desktop software for PC

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TeamViewer [FREE PERSONAL] (win, mac. linux, android, iphone)

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It is certainly the best known and the most used software.

TeamViewer lets you establish a connection to any PC or server within just a few seconds. You can remote control the PC of your partner as if you were sitting right in front of it.

New features such as VoIP, webcam and application selection will give you an even better, easier and faster desktop sharing experience.

https://www.teamviewer.com/en/download/windows/

 

 

Chrome Remote Desktop [FREE] (Win, Mac. Linux, Android, iphone)

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Chrome Remote Desktop allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook. Computers can be made available on an short-term basis for scenarios such as ad hoc remote support, or on a more long-term basis for remote access to your applications and files. All connections are fully secured.

https://remotedesktop.google.com

 

 

X2Go (Win, Mac, Linux)

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X2Go is an open source remote desktop software for Linux that uses the NX technology protocol.
X2Go can be used to access PC desktops, but its main use case is providing secure standalone remote sessions via ssh.
The server package must be installed on a Linux host; client packages can be run on Linux, OS X, or Windows.

https://wiki.x2go.org/doku.php/start

 

 

DWService FREE-OPENSOURCE (Win, Mac, Linux, BSD)

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DWService – Remote Access, Remote Support, Service Desk, offers a service that allows access to remote systems using a standard web browser.

https://www.dwservice.net

We are vampires for our needs: recharges

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illustration of Pawel Kuczysnki

We are increasingly dependent on smartphones. Now when our cell phone is empty we go into a panic, worried about finding a way to recharge our cell phone. Although today there are power banks, which allow us to recharge our device wherever we are, it always happens sometimes that we are lacking in something that loads our mobile phone.

Especially when we are traveling and we need the navigator, we panic because we have to find a place where there is someone who does us the favor of reacharging our smartphone. But it can also happen while we talk on the phone or while we are consulting some things on the web. Unfortunately, although technology has made giant strides, the many features of the mobile phone quickly discharge the battery. The 3-4 day battery life of old phones is only a distant memory.

The mobile phone is an integral part of every moment of our life. And strange to think that before we lived without the ability to shoot at any time. In the past Probably the photos that were available had a more affective value because they represented a special moment. But today it seems that every day is the good one to live a magical experience and we end up living in the monotony and in the illusion that every day everything is possible.

Often we are vampires also in a figurative sense: we need things that we really don’t need. Often recalling memories only with photographic memory helps us to be even more detached towards negative things and attached to positive ones. Binding to an accessory almost always makes us feel powerless from a spiritual point of view.

Goodbye November [2019]

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November is over, and it’s about to begin December. What is the saddest month of the year? Probably for many it is November. Instead December and January are months of holidays and February is a month of preparation for the spring of 21st March.

In November the leaves of the trees are red, the cold becomes more intense and people stuff themselves with coats. In our mind, the idea that the current year is coming to an end comes into our mind.

In the United States in November there is a Thanksgiving Day, which is considered a very important party. Instead in the other western countries there is the party of November 1 (all saints days) which however is considered a sad recurrence because it is used as commemoration of the dead, that happens just the following day.

Although November is for many the excellence month of autumn, many consider it as a month of reconciliation with the nature. The Danish Philosopher Kierekegaard wrote:

“In autumn everything reminds us of twilight, – and yet, it seems to me the most beautiful season: he wanted the sky then, when I will live my twilight, that there must be someone who then loves me as I loved the autumn.”

 

Arsenal has exonerated Spanish coach Unai Emery

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The leadership of the Arsenal London soccer team has exonerated the Spanish coach Unai Emery, in charge for two seasons and successor of the French Arsene Wenger.

The reason for the exemption is obviously the lack of qualification for the knockout stages of the Champions League. But also the disastrous start in the championship, with 19 points from the first place and only in 8 positions.

Emery will be temporarily replaced by former Swedish footballer Freddie Ljungberg, former assistant of the first team.

The London club’s announcement mentions: “we announce today that the decision was made to relieve our coach Unai Emery and his staff. Our sincere thanks go to Unai and her colleagues, we wish them nothing but a future success. The decision was made because the results and performance were not at the required level. We asked Freddie Ljungberg to take on the responsibility of the first team as interim head coach. We have full confidence in Freddie to take us forward. The search for a new head coach is ongoing and we will make a further announcement at the end of this process “.

The Black Friday of the President TRUMP

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Peter Griffin (Griffin Family Cartoon) in President Donald TRUMP

What do you think President Trump does on black Friday? He will be almost indifferent to the people who crowd in to buy gifts and things on offer.

Donald Trump’s wealth is almost unimaginable. In recent days, on the allegations that they claimed falsifications in tax returns, he stated that he is richer than people may believe, after criticizing the New York prosecutor’s attempt to acquire “all the financial transactions I have done” .
Donald Trump announced that he will make the tax return known before the election. Like any other person, he will make Christmas presents, but surely he will not rush the day of black friday to shop, or at least not to do them all.

The president of the united states will have so many people to give gifts to, but surely an entrepreneurial man like himself often lives in a solitude of the successful man.

In fact, many people have claimed that in the years when TRUMP climbed the success it was very cold: “How much do you have to be an asshole to be a successful person?”

IfWomenWereMenForADay

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Today, among the twitter trends there is: “If Women Were Men For A Day”.

Someone, on Thanksgiving Day, wanted to indulge in hunting this somewhat extravagant hashtag. There would be much to say if a woman was a man for a day. He (she) would not fall into gossip, or he would not speak in the ambiguous and somewhat bifurcated way that often characterizes a woman. It would be paranoid and save a couple of hours a day for facial makeup.

I think it is difficult for a woman to become temperamentally a man, while the opposite would be more realistic. The character of a woman, although it may become tomboy, never became completely man because a woman’s character is an indelible mark, difficult to remove or erase.  The woman hardly ever gives up her femininity, except in some rare cases where she wants to save herself from a system that would kill her.