Most of us think of image compression as a necessary evil. It makes our files more manageable, but reduces the quality of our images and can undo the incremental benefits of buying more pixels and better lenses. But can better compression make file sizes even smaller without any extra image quality cost? Beamr, the company behind the JPEGmini application, thinks it's possible. Read more
Nerd Alert! If you are really smart and want to understand how JPG compression works check out this video from Computerphile. It's way over my head and I just shoot raw but I thought I'd post this just in case you care about this!
All I know is, thank god for people like this. Without brilliant folks like this there would be no digital photography!