During the Era of Display Glitches, there were a few times when the problem would get so bad the screen would flicker between glitch chaos and calm Finder, sometimes mixing and matching these two states in patterns of 8×8 squares. I would try to get screenshots of the mess, but these screenshots would always come
Month: September 2013
My apologies for the wait on this, but I finally gotten a chance to process the September images up to the 22nd. Here we have the half-year from spring equinox to fall equinox in it’s full glory (click to embiggen): As mentioned before, I will continue to record the skygrid for a full year, but
I took the samples, removed the grey boxes, scaled everything so that the word “Holographic” was the same size in each sample, and aligned each word to the position it appeared in the very first sample, which was written by Yours Truly. This is more like it:
Thanks to my students in my Intro to Graphic Design class, I now have 32 samples of handwriting to compare: It’s interesting, but not quite what I wanted. I used the boxes to try to keep things aligned and corralled, but I’m starting to think I’ll need to normalize the sizes of the samples so
The Sun crossed the ecliptic today at 4:44pm EDT, heading south. My skygrid camera was there to capture the moment, along with a plane flying overhead: I’ll be processing the images soon so we can see the full wax and wane of the daylight hours. Funny thing: it’s no longer an Equinoctal Skygrid. Because it’s
A little late, but I got sidetracked by the beginning of the semester and having to get a new graphics card for my computer. But here is how the Skygrid looked at the end of August: Only a couple of weeks left until the equinox.
So last two Thursdays ago my poor computer finally glitched out enough that I had to take it in to get a new graphics card. I finally got it back on Friday, but didn’t have time to actually take it out for a spin. Looks fine so far, nothing weird flickering around the desktop this