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WeEDIT Makes Your Memories Last

Summer is here and it’s your time to jump in feet first, sleep under the stars and try new things! Regardless how you choose to spend your summer certainly have your cameras ready to capture all the fun moments.  Many of us come back from a vacation boasting an extensive catalog of photos detailing our memories. We can’t wait to share them with our family and friends; we know we’ve captured every great moment. Digital photography made it possible for businesses like Shutterfly to thrive. Millions used their services to organize and preserve the most memorable moments in their lives (assuming they didn’t just dump the photos straight into Facebook). “I was a regular customer myself,” says WeEDIT founder Vahe Amirbekyan, “putting together albums for vacations, my children’s birthdays, and other significant events… until I realized that even the best pictures in the best frames simply did not paint the full picture in our memories. Why should we limit our memories to photos? We increasingly move to video in many aspects – we spend hours watching videos on Vine, Snapchat, and YouTube, and we constantly shoot …

Positive Change is On the Way!

When my employer, Netflix, recently announced a pioneering approach to parental leave laws, I felt someone there must have been watching my struggle. I’d drafted a post about my difficulties with coming back to work after baby, but never published it. Why? Maybe I thought it would make no difference, women have had to buck up and deal with limited (or no) parental leave forever. Maybe I was too exhausted from work + baby. Maybe I didn’t want to admit anything could be possibly be wrong with my decision to commit to my profession and to being a parent. With all the debate about “women and tech”, I had to use my words carefully not to affirm anyone’s wrongly held prejudice that women cannot be equal players. So here goes. In late 2013 I found out that I was pregnant, something we had been hoping and praying for for many years. From that moment on, life got much more beautiful and meaningful. I was very fortunate to have a job I really liked as a …