Gigglebit: the importance of pixels

30 May 2014164 Views

Gigglebit is Siliconrepublic’s daily dose of the funny and fantastic in science and tech, to help start your day on a lighter note.

Like any sector, technology has a serious side, and it is often issues within this serious side that make headlines or that organisations need to explore for their business. Malware! Data breaches! Cloud storage! Do I really need this software? What candidate has the best IT skills for this job, and what the heck is fog computing?

With Gigglebit, we turn the spotlight on humorous and/or amazing content about science and tech, because sometimes the lighter side should be taken seriously, too.

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Today we look at how we sometimes take pixels for granted on our HD screens and how we react when they’re gone.

Dead pixel

Pixel image via Shutterstock

Colm Gorey was a senior journalist with Silicon Republic

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