The Weekly Stripe – 15.02.19
The field of view is the extent of the observable world that is seen at any given moment. The human field of view has shaped the world more than any other animal. We design the world to reflect the affordances of our sight. If the medium is the message, then the eye is the most important medium of all.
Everyone’s field of view has a blind spot. Find yours here
Car makers are finally figuring out to eliminate a different kind of blind spot, resulting in mirrorless designs
“The player using a 4:3 resolution will not see an opponent coming out of jungle or palace, as their vision will be limited at both horizontal extremes of the monitor, unlike in the 16:9 example where both are clearly visible.” Why aspect ratios make you a better gamer
…but sometimes optimizing your field of view just isn’t convenient. Especially when your watching on a smartphone
Ultimately our bias toward field of view could spell disaster for the planet. Especially when we confuse weather for climate change