Wednesday, December 30, 2009

My Blue Period (Early 1988)


A blue room with a blue window and an 8' by 10' (at least!) copy of the following, French Blue Velvet Poster:


I dare say that Spaced nailed this phenomenon well (go 3 mins 4 secs in):

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Note to self: Illustrator Colors

1. Save as a pdf file with color set-up as cmyk (not rgb)
2. During the save be sure to check the 'embed ICC profile' box esp. w/ euroscale coated v.2 present.

Note to self: Time pointers in youtube clips

In direct links the form is &t=XmYs, e.g.,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjDw3azfZWI&t=5m08s
In embedded clip links the start time is converted to seconds and is appended to the each vid. reference within the embedded object tag as &start=n (where n = X*60+Y), e.g.,
http://www.youtube.com/v/PjDw3azfZWI&hl=en_US&start=68

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

drench 2

Suppose m colors and an nxn grid/Drench board, m ≤ n, and both m and n are even. We make a start on constructing a demanding board as follows (click on images to enlarge):







The whole top half of the board.


The bottom half of the board.



Tuesday, December 15, 2009

drench

The flash game Drench doesn't always solve. This led me to explore move-expensive Drench boards a little: