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Visualizing a wider spectrum

Since I’ve been playing with the beyond visible photography, I’ve also been looking at ways to visualize more “colors” than we can see. In yesterday’s post, I simply split the pictures into separate grayscale images: near infrared (IR-A), red, green, blue, and near ultraviolet (black light, UV-A). For this to be more than a fun [...]


In college, before video games, we would amuse ourselves by posing programming exercises. One of the favorites was to write the shortest self-reproducing program. Since this is an exercise divorced from reality, the usual vehicle was FORTRAN. Actually, FORTRAN was the language of choice for the same reason that three-legged races are popular. –Ken Thompson, [...]