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RBD: Bitplanes and Mexican Pop · As an­oth­er side-effect of the re­cent soft­ware re­jig­ger, I now have ac­cu­rate in­for­ma­tion about which on­go­ing frag­ments are ac­tu­al­ly get­ting looked at by hu­man­s. One of them, these days, is RGB Planes, from May 2004, a harm­less ex­per­tise in bit-banging which ac­tu­al­ly pro­duced some rather pleas­ing pic­tures. It turns out that one of those pic­tures was named rb­d.p­ng (have a look, it’s pret­ty) and it al­so turns out that RBD, a band out of Mex­i­co, is hot stuff these days. The band mem­bers are al­so te­len­ov­ela stars and hence look good in pic­tures; a Google Image Search for “RBD” pro­duces lots of pic­tures of them, and my bit­plane. Every day, a cou­ple of hun­dred of the peo­ple who do that search are tak­ing the time to click it. If you’re one of them, ¡Hola! You couldn’t make this stuff up.
 
RGB Planes · Here­with three sets of 256 planes, each 256-by-256, rep­re­sent­ing slices of the 24-bit RGB col­or space along the red, blue, and green ax­es. There is a rea­son for do­ing this ...
 
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