This: solar.lowtechmagazine.com//201 is permanently stuck in my head, but of course it doesn't list the dithering info. The article pops up in my mind once or twice a year and hijacks whatever I'm doing for a bit.

That lowtech article isn't the only piece worth reading on whether dithering is worth doing. I'm more interested in the artistic merits than power consumption, but this is a good read on size: endtimes.dev/why-you-should-di

And because this is *my* rabbit hole, I should add the counterpoint referenced in that article: simplethread.com/why-your-webs

And of course opguides weighs in here: opguides.info/posts/lowbandwid

Opguides is a brilliant site on tons of different topics. You should only look at it if you have half a day for aimless reading of exceptionally high quality writing.

And of course I can't talk about dithering images on sites without mentioning @ritualdust's amazing photography. There's a little hi-res/low-res toggle at the top of each page so you can see how the dithering affects images.

ritualdust.com/works/photo/

@neauoire @ritualdust @rek excellent. I really love the imagemagick examples. Bagged for later, thanks!

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