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Made

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Made

Here are things I've created myself.
Play Reversi!
2016-05-02: Site News

Play Reversi!

I added a Reversi (a.k.a. Othello) game to my site. The AI will improve in a few weeks, once the genetic algorithm I've written has had time to optimize the parameters.

2016-02-24: Site News

Site update

There's a new page about my favorite illustrators, a page about my Java games (although it's difficult to get Java applets to run in browsers nowadays), I've added a cake recipe (in Swedish), and there's a new image in the portfolio.

I've made some corrections to the site code; some minor functions are still missing, but as of this update, the site seems to be working more or less as it should, and I'll start concentrating on adding more content.

Also: It turns out I had forgotten to include the file responsible for saving portfolio image ratings. Go rate my portfolio images!

Elvis
2016-02-22: Portfolio

Elvis

A caricature for Caricaturama Showdown 3000

I bought some comics!
2015-04-24: Journal

I bought some comics!

I received a package today! For the first time in a long while, I've ordered comics from Yesasia and Amazon, including Åsa Ekström's new book about culture clashes and misadventures in Japan. Now all I need to do is to learn these stupid languages.

2014-12-23: Site News

Site redesign

I decided to switch to a new layout before everything was ready, partly to force myself to finally get it done, and partly to stress myself out for no good reason. Come back in a week or so, and I'll have much more content up. You should probably be celebrating Christmas now anyway.

Example layout
2014-04-26: Portfolio

Example layout

An unused layout for a project

Example layout 2
2014-04-26: Portfolio

Example layout 2

An unused layout for a project

Judi Dench
2014-03-18: Portfolio

Judi Dench

A caricature for Caricaturama Showdown 3000

Crow girl
2013-11-01: Portfolio

Crow girl

Pig robot
2013-05-23: Portfolio

Pig robot

My friend Anna likes pigs and robots.

Nothing Personal
2012-12-01: Portfolio

Nothing Personal

Cards for the board game Nothing Personal

Big Mary
2012-11-01: Portfolio

Big Mary

Bette Davis
2012-09-28: Portfolio

Bette Davis

A caricature for Caricaturama Showdown 3000

Chaplin
2012-08-27: Portfolio

Chaplin

Trädfällning & Trädgård
2011-07-21: Portfolio

Trädfällning & Trädgård

A new site design for Trädfällning och Trädgård with a specially adapted CMS; eg you can drag an image to the CMS, and it will automatically upload it, resize it, create thumbnails and add it to a lightbox gallery.

ELA
2010-07-09: Portfolio

ELA

Smakverket
2009-12-18: Portfolio

Smakverket

Christmas card 2008
2008-12-12: Portfolio

Christmas card 2008

A morbid Christmas card I made for my friend Alice

Forgotten Lands: First Colony
2008-06-21: Portfolio

Forgotten Lands: First Colony

Some graphics for the game Forgotten Lands: First Colony

The Aviator
2008-06-13: Portfolio

The Aviator

Found

Fun or interesting things from the internet.
2018-05-09: Link blog

What North Koreans Think of America

2018-05-09: Link blog

Google Duplex

A.I. Assistant Calls Local Businesses To Make Appointments

2018-05-02: Link blog

New Oculus VR headset prototype offers wider FOV, varifocal lenses

2018-04-18: Link blog

List of historical sources for pink and blue as gender signifiers

The reality is that "pink for girls, blue for boys" has existed continuously since at least the 1820s, while "blue for girls, pink for boys" is only recorded between 1889 and 1941. 

2018-04-15: Link blog

The Surprising Creativity of Digital Evolution

A Collection of Anecdotes from the Evolutionary Computation and Artificial Life Research Communities

2018-04-11: Link blog

The climate mitigation gap: education and government recommendations miss the most effective individual actions

We recommend four widely applicable high-impact (i.e. low emissions) actions with the potential to contribute to systemic change and substantially reduce annual personal emissions: having one fewer child (an average for developed countries of 58.6 tonnes CO2-equivalent (tCO2e) emission reductions per year), living car-free (2.4 tCO2e saved per year), avoiding airplane travel (1.6 tCO2e saved per roundtrip transatlantic flight) and eating a plant-based diet (0.8 tCO2e saved per year). These actions have much greater potential to reduce emissions than commonly promoted strategies like comprehensive recycling (four times less effective than a plant-based diet) or changing household lightbulbs (eight times less). 

2018-02-24: Music diary

Post Malone – Rockstar (feat. 21 Savage)

2018-02-24: Music diary

N. Sokolov - Safari

2018-01-28: Link blog

Board Games You Can Play Online for Free

Click the ordinal numbers for the links to the online versions. For a list of board games that you can play against AI opponents (as opposed to other online players), look here.

Some of the biggest online board gaming sites are Boîte à JeuxBoard Game Arena and Tabletopia.

2018-01-22: Link blog

Amazon’s convenience store of the future makes me nervous

Amazon's cashier-free, Pikachu-tested convenience store is opening to the public.

2018-01-16: Link blog

Ars Technica’s ultimate board game buyer’s guide

I've been playing a lot of board games lately. Ars Technica has a nice overview of good, modern ones.

2018-01-14: Music diary

Charlotte Gainsbourg - Ring-A-Ring O' Roses

2018-01-06: Music diary

Honungsvägen - Istid feat. Jonas Bergsten

2017-12-31: Music diary

Sufjan Stevens - Visions of Gideon

2017-12-24: Link blog

At least 10,000 people died in Tiananmen Square massacre, secret British cable from the time alleged

The newly declassified document, written little more than 24 hours after the massacre by then-British ambassador Sir Alan Donald, gives a much higher death toll than the most commonly used estimates which only go up to about 3,000.

It also provides horrific detail of the massacre, alleging that wounded female students were bayoneted as they begged for their lives, human remains were “hosed down the drains”, and a mother was shot as she tried to go to the aid of her injured three-year-old daughter.

There has never been an undisputed figure for the death toll, but the Chinese Red Cross estimated that 2,700 people had been killed. In 2014, however, it was reported that the Communist regime’s own internal assessment believed 10,454 people had been killed – a figure that would fit Sir Alan’s estimate.

2017-12-10: Link blog

AlphaZero Annihilates World's Best Chess Bot After Just Four Hours Of Practicing

In a one-on-one tournament against Stockfish 8, the reigning computer chess champion, the DeepMind-built system didn't lose a single game, winning or drawing all of the 100 matches played, and it did so without any prior knowledge of the game and after just four hours of self-training.

What’s also remarkable, DeepMind CEO Hassabis explained, is that AlphaZero sometimes makes seemingly crazy sacrifices, like offering up a bishop and queen to exploit a positional advantage that led to victory. Such sacrifices of high-value pieces are normally rare. In another case the program moved its queen to the corner of the board, a very bizarre trick with a surprising positional value. “It’s like chess from another dimension,” Hassabis said.

(It should be noted that Stockfish played without its opening book.)

2017-11-16: Link blog

Slaughterbots

If this isn't what you want, please take action at http://autonomousweapons.org/

2017-11-03: Link blog

A Different Take: Our Robot Hellscape Awaits Us

Some downsides to having super-intelligent robots take over our jobs, even if they don't go haywire and harvest the solar system for raw materials.

Fooling Neural Networks in the Physical World with 3D Adversarial Objects
2017-11-02: Link blog

Fooling Neural Networks in the Physical World with 3D Adversarial Objects

Neural network based classifiers reach near-human performance in many tasks, and they’re used in high risk, real world systems. Yet, these same neural networks are particularly vulnerable to adversarial examples, carefully perturbed inputs that cause targeted misclassification.
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Our work demonstrates that adversarial examples are a significantly larger problem in real world systems than previously thought. Here is a 3D-printed turtle that is classified at every viewpoint as a “rifle” by Google’s InceptionV3 image classifier.

Paul Fenwick comments:

Imagine hacking electronic billboards so they look like stop signs to cars, or speed signs with *much* faster speeds.

2017-10-22: Link blog

Project Deep Fill

Content-aware fill, now with added context awareness through neural networks.