Comments for http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2008/11/shadow_foxing.shtml http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2008/11/shadow_foxing.shtml en-gb 30 Sat 12 Jul 2014 22:14:44 GMT+1 A feed of user comments from the page found at http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2008/11/shadow_foxing.shtml Charlie http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2008/11/shadow_foxing.shtml?page=87#comment7 Ooo-erIt's all a bit avant-garde. First we learn that Tinkerbell SPEAKS and has taken over the "talking-clock" now, this...Mind you, it seems as with many things, the "Fab-Four", got there first:http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2008/nov/16/paul-mccartney-carnival-of-light Sun 16 Nov 2008 11:32:37 GMT+1 David_McNickle http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2008/11/shadow_foxing.shtml?page=75#comment6 C_G 6, I blame it on the new editor and all that color.I emailed a columnist (BV) and asked him if he was blackmailing somebody there as he had a column neary every day in a different section of the paper. He said that he would blackmail to write less. Fri 14 Nov 2008 17:51:08 GMT+1 Chris Ghoti http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2008/11/shadow_foxing.shtml?page=62#comment5 DMcN, thinking of the Indy -- would any of the other papers have reported a story about pirates being stopped by the Navy by talking with a pirate who was saving up to get his third wife, and justifying killing and looting as the way he could achieve this ambition? Sometimes I *worry* about that paper! Fri 14 Nov 2008 17:45:18 GMT+1 mittfh http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2008/11/shadow_foxing.shtml?page=50#comment4 Wikipedia's definition is here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lumen_(unit)I'm still not entirely sure what a lumen is, but comparing JustFloating's comment to the article, although the display might use up 110,000 lumens, it's lux (lumens / area) is much smaller.Apparently, the total area of the square is 110m x 110m, so if you ignore bits you can't walk on (e.g. Nelson's column!), let's go for somewhere between 90x90 (8100 sq m) and 100x100 (10,000 sq m).So we're looking at about 11 and 14 lux - not much at all, then! Fri 14 Nov 2008 17:28:27 GMT+1 David_McNickle http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2008/11/shadow_foxing.shtml?page=37#comment3 I read a column in The Indy today about a man who had sex with a woman on a computer game. Can you have simulated sex with one of these shadow pictures? Fri 14 Nov 2008 17:26:51 GMT+1 justfloating http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2008/11/shadow_foxing.shtml?page=25#comment2 "I'm not sure how bright a 'lumen' might or might not be" It is not bright at all. Brightness is the intensity of a light. That is just how much there is.So we need to know the floor size of the Trafalgar Square version to see how "thinly" it is distributed. Then it might be less that evenly distributed so the final answer is:It does not matter! Go have fun! Fri 14 Nov 2008 17:09:18 GMT+1 thenicecatlady http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2008/11/shadow_foxing.shtml?page=12#comment1 Gives a whole new meaning to me and my shadow Fri 14 Nov 2008 16:58:36 GMT+1 Sid http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/pm/2008/11/shadow_foxing.shtml?page=0#comment0 A typical projector for a school whiteboard is likely to be 2000 lumens - so I'd say 110,000 is quite a lot. Fri 14 Nov 2008 16:28:50 GMT+1