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Links for 2013-12-27

  • Dublin Cycle Planner needs a health warning – Irish Cycle

    An extensive catalogue of shitty routing. Poor…

    It’s expected that any new mapping and routing systems will have errors which will need to be ironed out but the level of issues with the NTA Cycle Planner is far beyond what you’d expect in a light and quiet beta launch. It’s beyond acceptable for a public PR launch directing people to a route planner with no clear warnings. It looks like a rush job which allows junior minister Alan Kelly to get his name in another press release before the end of the year.

    (tags: cycling dublin commute mapping nta ireland maps)

  • Reflected hidden faces in photographs revealed in pupil

    The pupil of the eye in a photograph of a face can be mined for hidden information, such as reflected faces of the photographer and bystanders, according to research led by Dr. Rob Jenkins, of the Department of Psychology at the University of York and published in PLOS ONE (open access).
    (via Waxy)

    (tags: via:waxy future zoom-and-enhance privacy photography eyes photos)