[ITS] A display hack originally due to Bill Gosper. Many convergent lines are drawn on a colour monitor in AOS mode (so that every pixel struck has its colour incremented). The lines all have one endpoint in the middle of the screen; the other endpoints are spaced one pixel apart around the perimeter of a large square. The colour map is then repeatedly rotated. This results in a striking, rainbow-hued, shimmering four-leaf clover. Gosper joked about keeping it hidden from the FDA (the US’s Food and Drug Administration) lest its hallucinogenic properties cause it to be banned.
[smoh-king-kon-sert] /ˈsmoʊ kɪŋˌkɒn sərt/ noun, British. 1. a concert where smoking is allowed.
noun 1. indisputable proof or evidence of a crime. noun 1. a piece of irrefutable incriminating evidence smokin’ Something that serves as indisputable evidence or proof, especially of a crime. For example, There is no smoking gun in the Oval Office; the President had no role in tampering with the evidence. This expression alludes to […]
noun 1. a loose-fitting jacket for men, often of a heavy fabric and trimmed with braid, worn indoors, especially as a lounging jacket. smoking jacket noun 1. a man’s comfortable jacket of velvet, etc, closed by a tie belt or fastenings, worn at home
noun 1. formerly, a lamp aboard ship for lighting pipes, now used figuratively to indicate when smoking is or is not allowed: The smoking lamp is lit.