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.
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They might be the shiny new thing, but AirPods aren’t for everybody. Maybe you’re looking for a new sound or you understandably lost those tiny buds during a brisk run. If so, here’s 10 headphones and earbuds that break out of the Apple mode with a return to quality and wearability. Klipsch R5 Bluetooth Neckband […]
When it comes to passwords, there’s no such thing as paranoia. You want them secure and complex, and you definitely don’t want to repeat them on all your accounts. The trouble is, the internet seems to keep growing. And so do those accounts. Just one lockout from an important email or banking site is enough […]