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Believing the evidence of one’s own eyes…

In this Age of Photo Shop, it’s harder and harder to know whom– or what– to trust.  Helpfully, a primer from Scientific American outlines “5 Ways to Spot a Fake Photo.”

As we fire up our airbrushes, we might build a birthday tribute to John Smeaton, designer of bridges, canals, harbors and lighthouses, and “the father of civil engineering”; he was born on this date in 1724.

John Smeaton

John Smeaton (with his Eddystone Lighthouse in the background)

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June 8, 2008 at 1:01 am

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