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Colors of Harvard Square

October 22, 2009

From Cartogrammar, an absolutely brilliant application of the Flickr API produces this map of the colors of Harvard Square: The map was created by taking geocoded photos from Flickr and calculating the average hue of the photograph, then plotting that color on the map and interpolating between all the resulting points.  Astoundingly, this image shows […]

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Everything you always wanted to know about desaturation (but weren't bored enough to ask)

February 5, 2009

A casual overview of how color images may be converted to grayscale.

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