Pixelated faces

Who’s this?  Yes, it’s Shakespeare!   Back in 1973 researchers Leon Harmon and Bela Julesz produced their famous Lincoln Illusion.  They demonstrated effects when an famous image of a face, such as Abraham Lincoln’s, is pixelated quite coarsely.  We can still recognise it easily if the pixelated version is either blurred (as to the right […]

Truth Lies Hidden

  A few weeks back the site got a load of US visitors from a link from a discussion on Reddit.  Someone got caught out illegally downloading at college, and as a punishment had to produce a poster about the evils of pirating.  The poster was to be inspected by the authorities and if approved, […]