Thursday, June 23, 2011

Link roundup

1. Looks like the link is overwhelmed right now, but apparently "when a caterpillar goes into its chrysalis it's body literally melts down into a sac of fluid cells. These cells in turn recreate the entire body from scratch, forming a butterfly."

2. The big internet news today was Andy Baio reporting that he had been sued for profiting off another artist's intellectual property, and had settled because he couldn't afford to fight. I'm inclined to think it was not fair use. But mostly I was surprised that someone already facing a lawsuit he couldn't afford to defend would do something like create an index for The Daily.

3. The BBTS added several new vintage models, including the Mystery Machine, Batcycle, and Batboat.

1 comment:

  1. from the linked article:

    "As you can see from the artwork, it's not literally 'just filtered' (look at the tie), but a lot of that could be achieved quickly with Photoshop's Mosaic filter.

    uh, no, creating pixelart isn't as simple as that: http://mrgan.tumblr.com/post/6840184364/hand-pixelated

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