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John the Math Guy
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A dialog on the superiority of humans over canines
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State of the art in Extended Gamut printing
I had a series of blog posts on expanded gamut (parts one, two, and three) which were very popular. When I say "very popular," I of course mean that I have indirect evidence that there may have been one person -- possibly in Spokane, WA -- who stayed on the...
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How well do we remember color?
In a previous (and highly entertaining) blog post, I reviewed two studies that tested people on brand color recognition . The studies were not peer-reviewed, Nobel prize winning efforts, but enough effort was put into them for me to find the results suggest...
How well do we remember color?
How well do we remember color?
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Do you remember a logo?
I stumbled across a quote the other day that I found interesting. This was on the Coca-Cola website : " There is no Pantone color for Coca-Cola red, but when you see it, you know it. " Ah! To be tanning under the Coke Red Sun! This sounds like one of those ...
Do you remember a logo?
Do you remember a logo?
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Expanded gamut - when an idea's time has come, addendum
Welcome John the Math Guy blog fans. Today, you can color me embarrassed.  Here is a quote from my recent post on the history of expanded gamut printing : "The earliest instance that I have found..." Did I get called out on my lack of scholarly research on ...
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Expanded gamut - when an idea's time has come
I enjoy researching the history of innovation. Last week's post was the history of the creation of the board game Monopoly . It was a tale of innovation and deception; about good old capitalism at its best and at its worst. Today I will track the developmen...
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A Tale of capitalism with a little twist
Spoiler alert - this story has a surprise ending. That's all I'll say for now. My family had a Monopoly board when I was growing up. I was the youngest of three, so I got used to ending the game in tears of frustration and humiliation when I landed on Pacif...
A Tale of capitalism with a little twist
A Tale of capitalism with a little twist
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Scientists discover new astrological sign
NASA scientist Ben Capricorn announced today the discovery of a thirteenth sign of the zodiac, which has been tentatively named Naivius the Confounder. The constellation for this sign differs from all others in that it spans the entire 360 degree sky. Naivi...
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Is my color process all wonky?
In a previous post, I looked at how the Zc statistic can be used to isolate individual color measurements that are icky-poopy . Today I look at a slightly broader question: How can I tell if the whole production run is wonky? I think something went wrong in...
Is my color process all wonky?
Is my color process all wonky?
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Munsell - the Father of Color Science? (part 3)
This series of blogs was foretold in a prophecy of April of 2013 : Someday I will write a blog post about how this guy Munsell laid the foundation for the ever-popular color space CIELAB, and came to be known as the Father of Color Science. He was also the ...
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