DRM, the World Cup, and what happens when a red team plays a green team

Before the W3C green-lit its DRM for web-video, we at EFF made a plea to allow bypassing the DRM to add accessibility features like shifting colors to accommodate color-blind people; the leadership dismissed the idea as a mere nice-to-have that companies could be relied on to fix themselves. Read the rest

GIFs reveal what it’s like to be colorblind

The U.K. organization Clinic Compare has created a set of GIFs that replicate the experience of being colorblind. Far from just seeing the world in black and white, it turns out there are a whole bunch of different types of colorblindness. Here’s some of the ways the condition can manifest:

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Color for the Colorblind

Kelly Kittell's EnChroma CX Receptor colorblind-correcting sunglasses arrived with the following warning: When first trying on the lens, the unusual appearance of colors may be visually distracting. "It’s a bit of an understatement. The first time I saw brick red I was so overwhelmed I stopped cold. Purple and lavender, where have you been all my life?"