Serendeputy - your personal news assistant.

Welcome to Serendeputy!

Serendeputy is your personal news assistant.

Your deputy:
- learns what you like and don't like,
- lovingly compiles a list of news and blogs for you.

You can help your deputy learn by searching, clicking links and pressing the little smiley faces.
How it works.

What to do:
  1. Click links to teach your deputy
  2. Click smileys and frownies
  3. Find favorite topics and sources
  4. See how much better your deputy is getting at finding you good stuff.
  5. Sign in for free to save your profile, or please tell me why you won't.
Who wants their babies kissed or their yard signs autographed anymore? Presidential candidates now have no choice but to submit to smartphone-wielding crowds....
From: New York Times | By: JEREMY W. PETERS and ASHLEY PARKER | Saturday, July 4, 2015
smile
frown
A stunning capture of the ISS in front of Earth's moon, by Dylan O'Donnell. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Xeni Jardin | Sunday, July 5, 2015
smile
frown
Happy July 4th, Friends. Instagram: Connie Macko We’ve asked a few of our favorite photographers and writers to share their stories, experiences and photos all month long to raise awareness about ONE’s Electrify Africa Act. Because photography means...
From: One Blog | By: Jeannine Harvey | Saturday, July 4, 2015
smile
frown
Saturday Night at the MoviesCelebrating independence: Top 10 Indie Films By Dennis Hartley With Independence Day upon us, I thought I’d share my top ten favorite indie films. You’ll notice that I went ahead and used “favorite” as a qualifier...
From: Hullabaloo | By: digby | Sunday, July 5, 2015
smile
frown
Visitors to the White House will now have something besides their memory to rely on when recounting their visit. That's because a 40-year-ban on photography during public tours has been lifted.
From: NPR | By: Scott Horsley | Saturday, July 4, 2015
smile
frown
Take a look at this photo and remember what your initial thoughts are: Where was the first place you looked in the photo? What about the second? Some of the more interesting photos (and artwork in general) moves your view around the image, and often...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Peter West Carey | Saturday, July 4, 2015
smile
frown
Michelangelo's 'Creation of Adam' as seen through Google's Deep DreamKyle McDonald, Flickr CC-By-2.0Created by digital artist Kyle McDonald using Google's Deep Dream program.Have you ever wondered how your computer sees the world? Spoiler alert: it's...
From: Popular Science | By: Levi Sharpe | Thursday, July 2, 2015
smile
frown
Living in the Digital Age has its perks and pitfalls when it comes to travel. While you’re subjected to inevitable envy when your friends post lust-worthy vacation Instagrams, you also have a slew of tools at your disposal to embark on your...
From: BostInnovation | By: Rebecca Strong | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
Our @NatGeoAdventure Instagram feed is now two months old and has almost 80,000 followers, thanks to the brilliant images and ideas presented by our collective of photographers. Here’s a look at who they are (in alphabetical order) and their most...
From: National Geographic | By: Mary Anne Potts | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
Want National Geographic to highlight your photograph? Join our Your Shot community and participate in upcoming hashtag challenges for a chance to appear in “Traveler” magazine and Intelligent Travel.
From: National Geographic | By: Intelligent Travel | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
City links: Blueprints for a neighbourhood of tree houses and smiley-face signals to reduce road rage feature in this week’s best city storiesThis week’s best city stories from around the web imagine urban neighbourhoods of tree-like houses, explain...
From: The Guardian | By: Francesca Perry | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
The photographer on drugs, religion, sport, beauty, the reality of the 1960s, politics, Instagram and the Krays…The veteran portraitist has chosen 250 works for his Bailey’s Stardust show at the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh later this month.This...
From: The Guardian | By: Interview by Fiona Maddocks | Sunday, July 5, 2015
smile
frown
On The Bachelorette Nick Viall perhaps comes across as an unassuming, geeky sort of guy. He was obviously charming enough to become one of Andi Dorfman’s final two and to throw a wrench into Kaitlyn Bristowe’s season by having unscheduled romantic...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Sarah Field | Sunday, July 5, 2015
smile
frown
Given that we’re living in a golden age for space photography, it’s surprising how antiquated the hardware responsible is…For those who keep up with the latest developments in space exploration, the last couple of years have offered a rich feast...
From: The Guardian | By: Monica Grady | Sunday, July 5, 2015
smile
frown
By day, she’s a NASA data scientist. By night, she’s working on map-based jewelry.
From: The Kernel | By: Selena Larson | Sunday, July 5, 2015
smile
frown
IN THE two weeks before Independence Day, the United States saw some major changes: Confederate battle flags furling where they had proudly flown, gay men and lesbian couples marrying where they had been barred and — in another watershed moment —...
From: Washington Post | By: Editorial Board | Sunday, July 5, 2015
smile
frown
Paul Simon said it best in Kodachrome: Kodachrome – give us the nice bright colors. Give us the greens of summers, makes you think all the world’s a sunny day. For those of us old enough to remember and know what Kodachrome is – and the song –...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Darlene Hildebrandt | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
What I hope will become an annual trek to the Northwoods of Wisconsin....
From: Dooce | By: dooce | Thursday, July 2, 2015
smile
frown
This pair called their wedding theme "Falling in Lovecraft." As big Lovecraft fans, they had a tentacle gold bracelet, a Cthulhu-headed cufflink set and paisley tie, and even moss and willow for the centerpieces that were inspired by the creatures of...
From: Offbeat Bride | By: Offbeat Editors | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
A touching photo has emerged online showing Jeanette and Alexander Toczko, a San Diego couple who had been married for 75 years, after they died together in bed holding each other’s hands (see video). Jeanette, 96, and her husband Alexander, 95, both...
From: The Inquisitr | By: JohnThomas Didymus | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
Olloclip's clip-on lenses have impressed smartphone photographers since they launched on Kickstarter four years ago, and they recently featured in our roundup of the best smartphone camera accessories. Now the firm behind them is returning to the crowd-funding...
From: Gizmag | By: Simon Crisp | Thursday, July 2, 2015
smile
frown
1."Thank You, Donald Trump!": An impassioned open letter to the presidential hopeful written by America Ferrera at The Huffington Post.“You, Mr. Trump, are living in an outdated fantasy of a bigoted America. Last week, America celebrated some amazing...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Matt Fagerholm | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
The battle against self-publishing is a often losing one.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Perry Hewitt | Thursday, July 2, 2015
smile
frown
Eve of Referendum Polls SplitOn the eve of the referendum, Greek voters are undecided how to vote. If one believes the polls, it's essentially a dead heat with 43% 'no', 42.5% 'yes' and the rest undecided. Of course, the accuracy of the polls is seriously...
From: Global Economic Trend Analysis | By: Mike Mish Shedlock | Saturday, July 4, 2015
smile
frown
Planning a budget -friendly, DIY wedding might be awesome fun, but I'm sure you've all daydreamed about what you might do if money was no object. Well that fantasy is about to become a reality for one incredibly lucky reader because confetti.co.uk is...
From: Rock and Roll Bride | By: Kat | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
On May 30, Eric Veloso and Steve “Sweatpants” Irby of Street Dreams Magazine led a cult creative photo walk through Toronto, Canada in conjunction with Explore Canada and Highsnobiety. Over two hundred photographers of all levels… The post Street...
From: High Snobiety | By: Jonathan Sawyer | Saturday, July 4, 2015
smile
frown
Welcome to another Apps of the Week as we take a tour of all the great software fit for your 5-inch (or so) smartphone screen. As usual, photography comes front and center, your smartphone can now power up into a wireless keyboard, and Windows Phone...
From: Gizmodo | By: Darren Orf | Saturday, July 4, 2015
smile
frown
Modern Dame is taking the beach party indoors for an elegant twist to a Fourth of July bash. The traditional red, white and blue palette is still present but it’s been transformed into gorgeous all white florals by Holly Flora, a table full of...
From: ShelterPop | By: Erin Lepperd | Thursday, July 2, 2015
smile
frown
What could be more exciting than metadata? Okay, so pretty much everything else. If you need to find an image later however, to win that big photo contest or finish that assignment, metadata could be invaluable. What is metadata? Simply put it is; data...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Jim Wise | Saturday, July 4, 2015
smile
frown
A million years from now, long after the earth’s population has evolved into a single species of translucent gelatinous cubes, there’s a good chance that someone will still answer the question “What did you do today?” with “You know… yada...
From: Warming Glow | By: chloeschildhause | Thursday, July 2, 2015
smile
frown
This week’s episode of Pretty Little Liars was intense and creepy, but the Liars kept it together, looking stylish as usual. Along with the return of Mona, we also saw her fremeny Leslie make an appearance. She was NOT happy with Mona involving her...
From: FanBolt | By: Jasmine Alyce | Thursday, July 2, 2015
smile
frown
One of the biggest perks of getting married at the Mansion of Valley Country Club is that when it comes to décor, less is more. The mansion itself is beautifully adorned, and the ballroom’s uplighting and drapery means our decorating … read more...
From: Wedding Bee | By: Miss Puffer | Thursday, July 2, 2015
smile
frown
It’s the 4th of July and time for deal #4 in the dPS summer sale. Today you can pick up a copy of our Photo Magic ebook for just $7 here! At 65% off the normal price of $19.99, there’s no better way to learn the tricks and techniques for creating...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Darren Rowse | Saturday, July 4, 2015
smile
frown
Recently previewing his Fall/Winter 2015 collection at LC:M, London-based designer Nicomede Talavera unveils his creations via a newly released editorial, dubbed “Jardin Anglais.” Photographed by Iga Drobisz amidst some sunlit foliage… The post...
From: High Snobiety | By: Nico Amarca | Saturday, July 4, 2015
smile
frown
A new feature from me:  a weekly photo. This week:  Savannah Sunset: More from Savannah, GA here.
From: Gone Hollywood | By: Steven L. Taylor | Saturday, July 4, 2015
smile
frown
Devin Allen says that photography saved his life - two nights in a row.
From: Baltimore Sun | By: Mary Carole McCauley | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
100for10 are releasing a collection of 100-paged artistic monographs. The German-based art platform allows international artists to join the project and create a monography of their artwork with complete creative control. The works center… The post...
From: High Snobiety | By: Enoch Kabalo | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
A few weeks ago, we featured the Gloveone and talked about the growing market for supplemental virtual reality devices. We also talked about the coming VR future on this week's podcast episode. But there's another half of the VR world we haven't talked...
From: Techdirt | By: Leigh Beadon | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
In this image roundup I gathered a set of images that contain bright colors, more specifically the colors of summer. Your challenge this week will be to do similar. Weekly Photography Challenge – Bright Colors The real challenge with incorporating...
From: Digital Photography School | By: Darlene Hildebrandt | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
Images of booth by Ava Moore Photography / Photo strips from Remember the Times Entertainment Photo booths have become a bigger and bigger trend for weddings and events. Even though you are spending thousands of dollars on professional photography,...
From: Wedding Bee | By: Mrs. Coral | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
If you need to shoot a tracking video, you don’t need a fancy camera slider or dolly. You can do a makeshift version in 30 seconds with things in your home: a thick book and a towel.Read more......
From: Lifehacker | By: Mihir Patkar | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
If you take a good, long look around, you'll see the whole world is a canvas. Street artist OakOak can turn almost any everyday object into a work of art in his hometown of St. Etienne, France. Everything from cracked asphalt to drain pipes to broken...
From: Mashable | By: Andrea Romano | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
Images of 19th-century India and Burma were at once technically pioneering and supremely lyrical
From: Financial Times | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
The CNC Bubble Iris is an automated machine to blow precise soap bubbles, with a fast servo and iris-like control mechanism. Read more on MAKE The post Computer-Controlled Bubble Blower Will Brighten Your Day appeared first on Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos,...
From: CraftZine | By: Nathan Hurst | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
What seems at first to be narrow rays of turquoise light streaming in through the stained glass windows of a vacant Gothic Revival church turn out to be over ......
From: WebUrbanist | By: Steph | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
Aranka Israni's first solo exhibition debuts in conjunction with Arles 2015, Les Rencontres de la Photographie, the international photography festival renowned for unveiling new work. For Aranka—who withdrew from the art world seven years ago seeking.........
From: Cool Hunting | By: Natasha Tauber | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
First thing’s first: If you’re a guest at the Hammerhead wedding: GIF via Gifrific Seriously, scram. Thaaanks, love you! OK, it’s time for another confession. Much like my wedding dress, I knew what our favors would be a long, long … read more...
From: Wedding Bee | By: Miss Hammerhead | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
Oh my goodness: it’s July! I must admit, this is not my longest Carousel, but that’s okay. Read a few things that tickle your fancy, then get outside and enjoy the summer! Life is for living, after all! (Don’t worry: if you’re Down Under, you...
From: Icing | By: Gala Darling | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
You know that story in the Bible where the Israelites experience years upon years of slavery in Egypt before leaving via the parting of the Red Sea? While many scholars have been quick to point out how unrealistic the whole Bible story of the Exodus...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Jennifer Porcelli | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown
Couldn’t make it to the TED Global conference? The Innovation Arts organization has create a graphic novella to recap the event. According to the TED blog, the book is entitled Beyond the Edge. It features an infomural on the last page. Every talk...
From: Media Bistro | By: Maryann Yin | Friday, July 3, 2015
smile
frown