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This is a link post Fujitsu care deeply about the layout of their code.
I notice that the source code from the fujitsu binoculars site made it into the newsletter, but it is no accident that the code looks that way, in fact, this is the Japanese principle of form over function. Flip that source code on its side and you get this:



Reminiscent of anything?

If we travel, via Google Earth, to the top of Fujinonís corporate headquarters in Saitama, and then look towards Mount Fuji, we get this view:



It seems that the view is right there in the code:



Thanks to Lorenzo for pointing this out to My Lordship
(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 17:20, Reply)
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Frikken awesome spot
(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 17:23, Reply)
This is a normal post I need to mention strongly that it was not I, but Lorenzo who spotted this,
but after it was mentioned in the newsletter, I felt it was worthy of mention.
(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 17:40, Reply)
This is a normal post Totally amazing
thanks for that! Clickers!
(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 17:23, Reply)
This is a normal post Genius.

(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 17:24, Reply)
This is a normal post I don't get it
But I like it. *clicks*
(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 17:32, Reply)
This is a normal post Can someone explain that Fujitsu thing to me please?
I didn't get that
(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 17:42, Reply)
This is a normal post If you go to the Fujitsu website (the actual link),
right-click the page and choose "view page source" (or similar),
scroll down and you will see the code that makes the page.

zoom way out and turn it sideways and you get the first image from the post above, whereas the code for any other site (b3ta included) is just straight lines.
(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 18:24, Reply)
This is a normal post *nerdgasms*

(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 17:51, Reply)
This is a normal post *spurts*

(, Fri 21 Aug 2009, 13:39, Reply)
This is a normal post *squirts*

(, Fri 21 Aug 2009, 17:53, Reply)
This is a normal post haha bloody hell

(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 17:58, Reply)
This is a normal post I've recently got back into HTML after seven or eight years out of the game
and this gives me massive, massive glee.
(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 18:20, Reply)
This is a normal post I am glad, Noel.
I am glad.
(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 19:04, Reply)
This is a normal post .
Bastard - I just lost the game.

Last time I read the ruddy newsletter.
(, Tue 1 Sep 2009, 13:26, Reply)
This is a normal post Mt Fuji
looks nowhere near that big from Saitama.
(, Thu 20 Aug 2009, 20:08, Reply)
This is a normal post Fuck Gandalf.

(, Fri 21 Aug 2009, 9:12, Reply)
This is a normal post Impressive stuff
How do you get that Google Earth image of the Horizon from the buildings?
(, Fri 21 Aug 2009, 19:25, Reply)
This is a normal post You're too frikkin clever for your own good
You win 10,000 internets for this, as do the Fujitsu guys
(, Fri 21 Aug 2009, 20:09, Reply)
This is a normal post For the sake of propriety
It should of course be noted that the original image should be credited to MiffTheFox over at thedailywtf.com:

forums.thedailywtf.com/forums/t/12892.aspx
(, Fri 21 Aug 2009, 20:20, Reply)
This is a normal post Brilliantly spotted.

(, Fri 21 Aug 2009, 20:49, Reply)
This is a normal post There are other examples with Fuji.
Fuji also has a financial interest in Subaru automobiles. Their logo is a cluster of stars We have thought they were pointing to the North Star, but I have never verified that. Anyone know what stars the Subaru logo matches?? Another Fuji Logo with hidden meaning.
(, Sat 22 Aug 2009, 0:34, Reply)
This is a normal post Let google be your friend
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subaru
"The company is named after the star cluster Pleiades, which in Greek mythology is known as the Seven Sisters, and in Japanese mythology the name is "Subaru", which roughly translated into English means, "to govern", "unite," or "gather together". The company logo is influenced by the star cluster. The large star in the logo represents Fuji Heavy Industries, and the five smaller stars represent the current five companies that are united under the FHI group."
(, Sat 22 Aug 2009, 1:22, Reply)
This is a normal post Fucking hell
this ticks a whole bunch of nerdy little boxes.
(, Sat 22 Aug 2009, 0:40, Reply)
This is a normal post OHMYGOD
Also, ley lines.
(, Sat 22 Aug 2009, 15:04, Reply)
This is a normal post unholy
awesome
(, Sat 22 Aug 2009, 19:59, Reply)
This is a normal post META NAME="generator" CONTENT="Web Studio, Version 4.0 for Windows"
I think this may have more to do with it:


If they cared about code they would have used something semantically meaningless like span elements, not set their font sizes in absolute units, and not used so much absolute positioning.
(, Wed 26 Aug 2009, 23:13, Reply)