[FoRK] stupid idea of the day

Ken Meltsner meltsner at alum.mit.edu
Fri Apr 27 10:33:32 PDT 2018


Worse idea: Photoshop plugin or app that optimizes images (static or
animated) for producing seizures.

Ken Meltsner
On Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 10:06 AM Gregory Alan Bolcer <greg at bolcer.org>
wrote:

> https://github.com/erayon/seizures

> Someone posted their git repo on doing signal predictions for seizures.
> So here's my stupid idea of the day:  build a Chrome plugin that does
> signal detection for images to auto-block images that are likely to
> cause seizures. I think that'd be really valuable.

> Apparently it's (photic and pattern induced seizures) a significant
> portion of the population for not only seizures, but migraines and other
> issues.


https://www.researchgate.net/blog/post/why-some-still-images-trigger-seizures


https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/why-do-flashing-images-cause-seizures-180961504/

> Anyone built a browser plugin lately?

> Greg

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