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.
These days, there isn’t much our iPhone camera can’t do – except feel like an actual phone. Despite years of steadily increasing resolution and image sensing technology, we’re still taking shots awkwardly with two hands, fumbling for the shutter button. Leave it to an avid photographer to design Shuttercase, a versatile iPhone case that solves […]
Still determined to keep those New Year’s health resolutions? If you’re going to stick with the exercise plan, it’s enough of a challenge to budget your time. No need for your financial budget to take a hit, too. Here’s a more convenient – and cheaper – alternative to a gym membership or Peloton bike: Two […]
Want a career in web design? It’s true that these days, most anyone can throw up a page or two. But for true workhorse web design, you’ll sometimes need to match the platform to the project. Enter the Complete Front-End Developer Bundle, an educational grand tour around the best tools for the web. For beginners, […]