I know this is getting off topic but the summary was really offtopic for the article...
Anyway after reading the summary I had the same thought about hexagonal pixels possibly being superior for some applications. However I think the biggest drawback or issue to contend with would be for text display. At best fonts would need to be recreated with a hex display in mind and at worst dithered. Maybe with pixel size approaching the eyes visual limits it won't be as much of an issue.
Gomer79's userid is "43434". Usually I wouldn't cite wiki or feed AC trolls, but it seems apt here.... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palindrome
BTW It helps if you know what "userid" means before you use it.
Damn you. now that song will be stuck in my head all day... and my co-workers will think I'm crazy from the unnatural smile my face.
Link to the lyrics...
How do we know this is the company and not just someone who pissed off "Lookin4Trouble"? That's the problem with vigilante Justice. Vigilante's don't always check the facts, neither do slashdot editors for that matter.
The tree of research must from time to time be refreshed with the blood of bean counters. -- Alan Kay