EurekAlert: New electronic paper displays brilliant colours

EurekAlert: New electronic paper displays brilliant colours. “Imagine sitting out in the sun, reading a digital screen as thin as paper, but seeing the same image quality as if you were indoors. Thanks to research from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, it could soon be a reality. A new type of reflective screen – sometimes described as ‘electronic paper’ – offers optimal colour display, while using ambient light to keep energy consumption to a minimum.”

TechCrunch: The Very Slow Movie Player shows a film over an entire year

Not at all relevant to this newsletter, but I think it’s nifty, and it’s New Year’s Eve, so… from TechCrunch: The Very Slow Movie Player shows a film over an entire year. “It seems someone took Every Frame a Painting literally: The Very Slow Movie Player is a device that turns cinema into wallpaper, advancing the image by a single second every hour. The result is an interesting household object that makes something new of even the most familiar film.”