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.
So you missed Black Friday and Cyber Monday? Well, there’s one more holiday milestone coming up: Green Monday, on Dec. 16. It’s one of the busiest online shopping days for the simple reason that it will be 10 days before Christmas, which is when last-minute shoppers start to stress. Our advice? Don’t wait for that […]
Weighted blankets are officially a thing. And if you’ve ever tried one, you know there’s a reason for the fuss. Parents have known for generations that swaddling a baby has a profound calming effect, and the gentle pressure that blanket weights provide can have the same effect on restless sleepers. Pretty much all parts of […]
Walk through any office, and you will likely spot a few bobbleheads. These wobbly figurines are great fun to have around, although most celebrate people we will never meet. For something a little more personal, try Handmade Custom Bobbleheads. These mini caricatures are sculpted and painted by skilled artisans, based on any photo you provide. […]