Subject: Re: Burroughs, Strobes (was Re: monitor refresh rates & epilepsy)
From: miriam clinton (iriXx) (iriXx@iriXx.org)
Date: Mon Jan 17 2005 - 18:11:14 EST
> You're prpbably right. I have only read about the Dream Machines, not
> any other experiments he might have done in this field. The dream
> machines I have read about were based around 10Hz.
> Wasnt there a case in japan a few years back in which an animated
> childrens movie (maybe it was Pokemon? dont remember exactly) caused
> real problems with at least 600 viewers sent to hospital and that they
> now require animations not to contain repeated flicker.
there are warnings on most boxes of computer games thesedays that if you
experience blackouts or seizures, discontinue playing.
however its not gonna stop me playing my MMORPG i'm afraid - just in
less intense, shorter bursts, i'll train my mind for it...
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