Dither

Dither is an intentionally applied form of noise used to randomize quantization error, preventing large-scale patterns such as color banding in images. Dither is routinely used in processing of both digital audio and digital video data, and is often one of the last stages of audio production to compact disc.A typical use of dither is: given an image in grey-scale, convert it to black and white, such that the density of black dots in the new image approximates the average level of grey in the original image.
Posts about Dither
  • How to Write Correctly: The Busy Blogger’s Guide to English Grammar

    … Let’s get real here. You’re a creative thinker, not a nitpicky grammar geek. When you sit down to write you like to write, not dither around with mechanics. So when the words start flowing, you don’t want to get in their way by thinking about all those little details. Not to mention the time factor. As in you can barely find the bandwidth…

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  • 3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Be an Early Adopter

    … to market. It’s okay that we’re all not going into a dither about Ello or Snapchat or whatever the newest and latest thing is. Really. Instead of championing for more early adopters, let’s challenge each other to be skeptical and to stand against peer pressure. We don’t have to be afflicted or conflicted by the “shiny object syndrome” as Brian Solis so…

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  • 5 Things Designers See That You Can’t Unsee

    …: rings of certain colors rather than a smooth blend. But it does provide one way of separating the designers from the non-designers in the room. If the rings on the left side of this image put you in a dither, you are probably a designer. 4. The Jaggies Told to young designers before bed by their designer parents, “Lie straight in your bed…

    Jess Bachman/ Visual.lyin Twitter- 16 readers -