The JScreenFix pixel fixing algorithm has been applied to over four million screens and is the most effective software solution available for repairing defective pixels.
It hits a portion of your display with noise for 10 minutes, giving those pixels a good proper shake.
The site claims a success rate of 60% or more. There's an offline suite of tools for 21st-century screen-saving, too, "used in museums, stock exchanges and even a nuclear power station to extend the life of screens displaying repetitive output. "
Alas, I don't have any stuck pixels.
Tokyo based artist Yuni Yoshida created her Layered series by manually cutting out cubed “pixels” of foods that recreate the gestalt of the original.
Pixel Chart splits images into their constituent pixels, then organizes them in various interesting ways that you can define. [via]
Cartoonist Eric Beadu took these mangled, procedurally-generated 8×8 random sprites and interpreted them as fully-fledged cartoon characters. Now someone has to animated the rest of each character’s sprites by hand! The sprite generator is Uninhabitant.com/spritegen.html; Eric accepts commissions.
If you’re part of the maker community, you know Make:. Though Make: magazine is off the shelves as of this year, the eBooks and resources put out by Maker Media are still a fantastic resource for the new generation of tinkerers, hackers, and robotics geeks. If you’re in that tribe, listen up: they’ve released a […]
Life isn’t getting any less hectic, and pressure cookers are a quick, healthy solution for a growing number of kitchens. But if you thought your Instant Pot was versatile, there’s a major upgrade on the market: The Yedi 9-in-1 Total Package Instant Programmable Pressure Cooker. If you’ve somehow never used a pressure cooker before, try […]
When it comes to data analytics or deep learning, there’s one language behind the apps and algorithms that power the biggest companies of today: Python. The best part about this tool is that as versatile as it is, it’s actually fairly easy to learn. But mastery? For that, you need more than just a beginners’ […]