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How to select a color palette
Some pretty useful notes on selecting a color palette including information about tools to assess how things look for someone who is colorblind.
colorblind  color  webdesign  via:reddit 
july 2017 by mcherm
Scientists have found a woman whose eyes have a whole new type of colour receptor - ScienceAlert
The female children of some colorblind men have 4 kinds of cones, and at least one such person can actually perceive 4 dimensions of color.
color  colorblind  vision  biology  via:HackerNews 
august 2016 by mcherm
The Color-Blind are Health-Blind, but It Can Be Fixed | Changizi Blog
The color-blind can't see changes in skin tone as well and might have a harder time diagnosing some diseases because of it.
via:boingboing  colorblind 
january 2014 by mcherm
The Day I Saw Van Gogh's Genius in a New Light
Van Gogh was probably colorblind and his paintings look very different when viewed with corrections for that.
color  vision  colorblind  via:HackerNews 
december 2011 by mcherm
Hacker changes the way people with colour blindness see the world
Guy builds an app that supersaturates images from the camera in different ways, for use by the colorblind.
android  colorblind  medicine 
december 2010 by mcherm
Web Blog / Be Kind to the Color Blind by COLOURlovers :: COLOURlovers
Advice with specific examples on making your web site more usable by those who are colorblind.
color  colorblind  webdesign  via:reddit 
march 2010 by mcherm
Color + Design Blog / Color Identifying System For The Color Blind by COLOURlovers
I doubt this is a useful idea: colors are so often used when icons are already present or cannot be used. But in the rare cases where an icon for indicating colors might be useful, this system is probably OK.
via:reddit  color  colorblind 
january 2010 by mcherm
Dichromats detect colour-camouflaged objects that ...[Proc Biol Sci. 1992] - PubMed Result
Yes, there are SOME tasks that dichromats can perform better than trichromats like detection of textures that are obscured by color changes.
colorblind 
december 2007 by mcherm
Vischeck
This company has an algorithm for modifying color pictures to convey the maximum amount of information to people with specific types of colorblindness.
colorblind  vision  color  algorithm 
december 2007 by mcherm
Cognitive Daily: Do women perceive color differently from men?
Interesting entry on color vision and the changes in vision due to having 4 rather than 3 or 2 pigments.
color  science  vision  colorblind  blogentry 
july 2007 by mcherm
Color Scheme Generator with Color Blindness Filters
A tool for picking a set of colors for use in a website. Special extra feature: shows you what it looks like to both normal vision AND to several different kinds of colorblindness!
colorblind  useful  webdesign  color 
december 2006 by mcherm
Test for Colorblindness On-line
A test for younger kids that can't identify numbers. Buy for $99 or try online.
colorblind  color 
may 2006 by mcherm

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