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A Wiki-Linked Painting of Famous People  (View post)

Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

Friday, February 19, 2010
14 years ago4,798 views

In some ways I prefer this one:

ianf [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

I may be too demanding, but it seems to me that static image maps like these really ought to display hovered-over names and other textual bits IN CONTEXT. I.e. superimposed over chosen targets; never leaving the page/ focus; and preferably also dimming the surroundings while selected person profile is on screen.

FOR [PersonRank 1]

14 years ago #

..achieved with a 'simple' image map? Oh, what a wasted opportunity for some nifty snazzy ultra-geeky tech! Well, the painting itself is pretty cool, me thinks so.. I'll let this one slide :)

Anas [PersonRank 1]

14 years ago #

Looks like a random list of people the guy picked out to include in the painting. I am surprised at the many people I did not see. But then again, maybe there is a pattern I am not picking up.

[put at-character here]FOR the merge in the painting is a big enough deal. Besides it is not like the guy drew the whole thing on a computer where objects can be individually selected and brought out. This is an original hand drawn picture.

T [PersonRank 2]

14 years ago #

Some of the names are wrong, here's the real list translated from Chinese using Google:
Archimedes, Gates, Cui Jian, Lenin, Pele, Guan Yu, King Tut Pharaoh, Hitler, Mussolini, Saddam, Chopin, Hepburn, Lei Feng, Ford, Charlie Chaplin, Norman Bethune, Gorky, Sun Yat-sen, Deng Xiaoping, Pushkin, Charles de Gaulle, Paul, Clinton, Peter the Great, Bruce Lee, Matisse, Margaret Thatcher, Churchill, Roosevelt, Hemingway, Elvis, Stalin, Leonardo da Vinci, Marx, Nietzsche, Robert • Capa, Shakespeare, Mozart, Genghis Khan, Napoleon, Qiegelawa, Castro, Marlon Brando, Yasser Arafat, Monroe, Zhou Enlai, Washington, Lao Tzu, Mao Zedong, Lincoln, Marie Curie, Rodin, Picasso, Julius Caesar, bin Laden, Bush, Pavarotti, El Salvador • Dali, Empress, Jordan, Sharon, Chennault, Charles, Annan, Liu Xiang, Chi Pai-shih, Qin Shi Huang, Mikhail Gorbachev, the East of England machine, Mother Teresa, Yue Fei, Michelangelo, Sir Run Run Shaw, Bismarck, Tagore, Rousseau, Soong Ching-ling, Confucius, Van Gogh, Eisenhower, Lautrec, Keer Ni stay, Gandhi, Li Bai, Noah, Einstein, Tolstoy, Hans Christian Andersen, Shirley Temple , Tyson, Putin, Chiang Kai-shek, Juan Antonio Samaranch, Freud, Elizabeth II, Lu Xun

Original Link: Chinese)

Abhisek [PersonRank 0]

14 years ago #


Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

I can't understand some of the peoples chosen – Li Bai and Noah...

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