Hello World* – or salutations reader, and welcome to PixelTopics – a blog, YouTube channel, and Twitter account highlighting everything to do with… uuh, pixels. Yes, pixels – the smallest addressable element in all addressable displays. They come in all size and shapes, and colors. PixelTopics is devoted to the life of pixels and all the equipment that attributes to their production. This includes but is not limited to computers, cameras, data recording devices, screens, recordable media, software, games, and all the paraphernalia surrounding these elements of human imagination and ingenuity. Ever since the pixel entered the life of humanity it has not only sparked an imaginative flare in the human psyche, it has also totally transformed society and how we interact with everything surrounding our daily life. In that sense – PixelTopics reflects back on this complete and total societal revolution. So sit back, relax, and get intrigued by the wonderful world in the life of pixels.
*”Hello world!” – first coined by Bell Laboratories programmer Brian Kernighan in 1974. The phrase is also traditionally used in a sanity test to make sure that a computer language is correctly installed, and that the operator understands how to use it.