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digitalpublishing:

An user in the Adobe DPS forum asked a question how to get rid of the scrollbar of a scrollable container frame.

Sometimes the scrollbar is usefull: when scrolling through text vertically, it shows how much is left to read.

In some other cases the scrollbar produces a visual problem. Like, in…

intothecontinuum
intothecontinuum:


Inspired by Bridget Riley - Descending (1965)
Mathematica code:
WPlot[x_, y_, h_, k_, N_, R_, m_, s_, w_, v_, t_, px_, py_] := Graphics[  Table[   {AbsoluteThickness[k],     Line[Table[{x*i +          If[Mod[i, 2] == m, s*x*Sin[j*2 Pi/w + i*2 Pi/v + t], 0],         (-1)^i*y + h*j}, {i, 1, N}]]},   {j, 1, R, 1}],  PlotRange -> {{x + px, N*x - px}, {h - y + py, R*h - y}},   ImageSize -> {500, 700}  ]P={1, 0.5, 0.4, 4, 19, 66, 0, 0.5, 0.99, 0.94, 2.12749, 0., 0.644}Manipulate[ WPlot[P[[1]], P[[2]], P[[3]], P[[4]], P[[5]], P[[6]], P[[7]],           P[[8]],  P[[9]], P[[10]], t, P[[12]], P[[13]]],{t, 0, 2 Pi}]

intothecontinuum:

Inspired by Bridget Riley - Descending (1965)

Mathematica code:

WPlot[x_, y_, h_, k_, N_, R_, m_, s_, w_, v_, t_, px_, py_] :=
Graphics[
Table[
{AbsoluteThickness[k],
Line[Table[{x*i +
If[Mod[i, 2] == m, s*x*Sin[j*2 Pi/w + i*2 Pi/v + t], 0],
 (-1)^i*y + h*j}, {i, 1, N}]]},
{j, 1, R, 1}],
PlotRange -> {{x + px, N*x - px}, {h - y + py, R*h - y}},
ImageSize -> {500, 700}
]

P={1, 0.5, 0.4, 4, 19, 66, 0, 0.5, 0.99, 0.94, 2.12749, 0., 0.644}

Manipulate[
WPlot[P[[1]], P[[2]], P[[3]], P[[4]], P[[5]], P[[6]], P[[7]],
P[[8]], P[[9]], P[[10]], t, P[[12]], P[[13]]],
{t, 0, 2 Pi}]
venezuelablog

Media Bias in Venezuela

venezuelablog:

Mark Weisbrot

There is a common perception in the US that Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez has a big media advantage over the opposition in the upcoming elections. The Committee to Protect Journalists, in its latest report on Venezuela, states that “a vast state media presence echoes the government’s positions,” and refers to the government as having a “media empire.”

From the Wilson Center’s latest report, we read: “Media coverage is not even moderately balanced.  … In television, the government’s predominance is overwhelming; it was estimated that by 2007 it controlled seven national television channels and 35 open community channels.”

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