A Smarter Way to Serve High-Resolution Images | Webmonkey | Wired.com
The rise of mobile devices means a return to limited bandwidth, but also gorgeous, high-res displays. Better screens connected to skinnier pipes makes serving images on the web more complicated, but fortunately Foresight.js offers a very clever solution.
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