All posts by Michael Zhang

Michael is a photography enthusiast, entrepreneur, and programmer based in Davis, California, an hour east of San Francisco. He is the founder of Petapixel, Photoblog and Bokeh, and graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with two degrees in computer science.
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How future cameras may be able to auto-tag your photos

With over a trillion photos created every year, one feature that could help people make sense of their massive photo collections could be object-recognition and automatic tagging. If your camera and photo management software can figure out what’s in your shots, it’ll make searching through old photos much easier and intuitive. Companies and researchers are working hard on pushing this field forward. Photo sharing services are already adding auto-tagging to their systems — Flickr and Google had to work out some early “racist” bugs —…

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