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Prince of Persia
Really rather impressive port of Prince of Persia to... the BBC Micro. From the original Apple II source code which is, of course, also a 6502 chip - although not quite the same. The palette may be rough and ready, but the sound and animation is spot on. I'd dread playing this with the original micro keyboard, though.
games  princeofpersia  bbcmicro  programming  compression  assembly 
april 2018 by infovore
Logic Pro X 10.1 Compressor explained
A quick useful overview of Logic's compressors - specifically, what they emulate, and how to limit them to those original parameters.
audio  logic  compression 
july 2015 by infovore
Jammit: Industrial Strength Asset Packaging for Rails
"Jammit is an industrial strength asset packaging library for Rails, providing both the CSS and JavaScript concatenation and compression that you'd expect, as well as YUI Compressor and Closure Compiler compatibility, ahead-of-time gzipping, built-in JavaScript template support, and optional Data-URI / MHTML image and font embedding." Looks good.
javascript  compression  performance  rubyonrails  assets 
november 2010 by infovore
Jeffrey Friedl's Blog » An Analysis of Lightroom JPEG Export Quality Settings
Jeffrey does that hard work so you don't have to. I'm going to leave my slider set around 75, but it's still good to know what the hell is (vaguely) going on under the hood...
lightroom  photography  compression  jpeg  analysis 
july 2010 by infovore
American Pixels
"As computer technology has evolved to make artificial images look ever more real - so that the latest generation of shooter and war games will look as realistic as possible - ajpeg is intended to go the opposite way: Instead of creating an image artificially with the intent of making it look as photo-realistic as possible, it takes an image captured from life and transforms it into something that looks real and not real at the same time." Beautiful.
compression  imagery  pictures  algorithms  graphics  reality  processing  images  photographs 
january 2010 by infovore
KANYE WEST "Welcome To Heartbreak" Directed by Nabil on Vimeo
And Kanye's datamoshing too. This is a bit more subtle and polished than the Chairlift video, but ideally suits the song.
music  compression  videos  effects  kanyewest  artefacting  datamoshing 
february 2009 by infovore
YouTube - Chairlift "Evident Utensil" OFFICIAL ISSUED VISUALS!! WATCH IN HD!!!
Music video actively exploiting compression artefacts. The transitions are striking; the reaction to something looking this supposedly broken is peculiarly visceral. Digital patina.
music  video  compression  degradation  wearandtear  patina 
february 2009 by infovore
cityofsound: Cables
"Either way, I love reading these cables. The language is crafted so perfectly, despite the constraints. They’re caught between poetry and machinery." Yes. And what a different game it was then; lots to like in this taut post from Dan Hill.
broadcast  media  sport  commentary  compression  cricket  condensation  cables  telegram  bandwidth 
january 2009 by infovore
nihilogic: Compression using Canvas and PNG-embedded data
"I got this idea to stuff Javascript in a PNG image and then read it out using the getImageData() method on the canvas element." Blimey.
code  compression  development  javascript  programming  hack 
may 2008 by infovore
The Death of High Fidelity : Rolling Stone
"Over the past decade and a half, a revolution in recording technology has changed the way albums are produced, mixed and mastered — almost always for the worse." Good Rolling Stone article on compression, enhancement, and why it sounds rubbish.
compression  loudness  music  maximizing  enhancing  recording  pop  fidelity  quality  mp3 
january 2008 by infovore
The Unarchiver
The Unarchiver is a much more capable replacement for "BOMArchiveHelper.app", the built-in archive unpacker program in Mac OS X
mac  software  osx  compression  freeware  zip 
september 2007 by infovore
Painfully Obvious » Blog Archive » Packing Prototype
If in doubt, compress your own - the Prototype team aren't going to do it for you, after all.
javascript  compression  optimization  framework  library 
june 2007 by infovore
metaproducts (PdfCompress)
PdfCompress is a Mac OS X utility for reducing the size of PDF files.
pdf  mac  osx  software  utility  compression 
may 2007 by infovore
fluidthoughts: howto - tar-gzip
Good reference for tar-gzip - always forgetting how to do this when I need it most.
tar  gzip  howto  unix  compression  utilities 
april 2007 by infovore
From Concentrate Software
Free alternative to stuffit; will produce bzip, gzip, tar and zip files
osx  compression  software  free  freeware 
january 2005 by infovore

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