fyi [links, dec 2015 – shower thoughts edition]

Some more or less recent stuff, focussed on GIFs. Or other web animations. Or something else loosely connected to that.

Redditor minimaxir did some great work and created a huge database of Reddit comments. Based on that, he analysed the ratings for GIFs in comparison with other image types and YouTube videos on Reddit for the last years.

If you need to explain GIFs to your granny (and she speaks German), then try to do it with this radio interview on Deutschlandradio. They talk about some popular examples (Confused Travolta, for instance) and how they fit into several categories of GIF animations. Oh yeah, and they speak of yet another GIF “revival”…

I did’t come along any more linkworthy GIF-related stuff this month. So, instead of a typical link list, here are some “Shower Thoughts” and other ideas from Reddit about GIFs:


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