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Are you colour blind?   [Edit]

Survey period: 24 Nov 2008 to 1 Dec 2008

Suggested by Joel, who feels there's a connection between IT and colour blindness. Do we buck the average 8% prevalence rate?

OptionVotes% 
Yes14010.11
No1,24589.89



 
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GeneralAn interesting article on colour Pin
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GeneralThere are only 8 colours Pin
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chaiguy133728-Nov-08 7:53
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Balboos wrote:
The 'more than 3 colors in the visible spectrum' concept is not really correct. The entire electromagnetic spectrum, of which the visible is a pathetically narrow slice, is (practically) a continuum. That, however, is peripheral to the question at hand.


In fact it's infinitesimal, since the electromagnetic spectrum is mathematically infinite (though I'm sure not physically infinite).

Having said that, I'm not really sure what your point is. There are actually an infinite number of different colours because the spectrum is continuous. That said, based on our biology and the fact that we see colours as a combination of three dimensions, then that allows us to see/conceptualize colours in a three-dimensional space. But that's specifically related to our physical perception of colour, and in theory you could have another species that saw it as two- or four-dimensional.

I don't think I'm disagreeing with you, just elaborating.

Sad but true: 4/3 of Americans have difficulty with simple fractions.

There are 10 types of people in this world: those who understand binary and those who don't.

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