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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.
2020-03-26: Link blog

How Games Marketing Invented Toxic Gamer Culture

Companies like Microsoft and Sony frequently marketed toxicity as a key selling point for their new online gaming platforms. This is a puzzling strategy from the vantage point of 2020, a time when toxicity is practically synonymous with online gaming and too often spills over into real-world harassment.

2020-03-20: Link blog

Coronavirus: The Hammer and the Dance

Presented like these, the two options of Mitigation and Suppression, side by side, don’t look very appealing. Either a lot of people die soon and we don’t hurt the economy today, or we hurt the economy today, just to postpone the deaths.
 
This ignores the value of time.
 
Every single day we delay the coronavirus, we can get better prepared.
2020-03-18: Link blog

‘Cats’ fans demand Universal Pictures to ‘release the butthole cut’

A VFX producer friend of a friend was hired in November to finish some of the 400 effects shots in @catsmovie. His entire job was to remove CGI buttholes that had been inserted a few months before. Which means that, somewhere out there, there exists a butthole cut of Cats. Finding this cut is my white whale #ReleaseTheButtholeCut

2020-02-28: Music diary

Johna - Dragonfly

2020-02-17: Music diary

Bo Kaspers Orkester - Diskotek

2020-02-14: Link blog

Robot Rickshaw

2020-01-20: Link blog

Your online activity is now effectively a social ‘credit score’

Airbnb has a patent for AI that crawls and scrapes everything it can find on you, including social media.

20 weird and wonderful indie games for 2020
2020-01-10: Link blog

20 weird and wonderful indie games for 2020

This is by no means a definitive list of cool indie games coming out this year. But they are the ones that caught my eye.

2019-12-31: Link blog

The Life You Can Save

Download the 10th Anniversary Edition of The Life You Can Save for free as an eBook or audiobook.

In the 10th Anniversary Edition of The Life You Can Save, Peter Singer brings his landmark book up to date. In addition to presenting his compelling arguments about how we should respond to extreme poverty, Peter examines the progress we are making and recounts how the first edition transformed the lives both of readers and the people they have helped.

2019-12-25: Music diary

Pink Floyd - Marooned

This person does not exist
2019-12-21: Link blog

This person does not exist

The AI face generator was recently improved, and the results are a lot more realistic. Although you still sometimes get ears or front teeth of different sizes, and headgear like scarves can look weird.

2019-11-23: Music diary

Mr.Kitty - Lost Children

2019-10-28: Link blog

Calculus Made Easy

Calculus Made Easy is a book on calculus originally published in 1910 by Silvanus P. Thompson, considered a classic and elegant introduction to the subject.

The preliminary terror, which chokes off most fifth-form boys from even attempting to learn how to calculate, can be abolished once for all by simply stating what is the meaning–in common-sense terms–of the two principal symbols that are used in calculating.

These dreadful symbols are:

(1) d which merely means “a little bit of.”

(2) ∫ which is merely a long S, and may be called (if you like) “the sum of.”

Thus ∫dx means the sum of all the little bits of x.

2019-10-26: Music diary

Nicholas Britell - Succession (Main Title Theme)

2019-10-21: Link blog

If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich? Turns out it’s just chance.

Alessandro Pluchino at the University of Catania in Italy and a couple of colleagues have created a computer model of human talent and the way people use it to exploit opportunities in life.

When the team rank individuals by wealth, the distribution is exactly like that seen in real-world societies: 80 percent of the population owns only 20 percent of the total capital, while the remaining 20 percent owns 80 percent of the same capital.

That may not be surprising or unfair if the wealthiest 20 percent turn out to be the most talented. But that isn’t what happens. The wealthiest individuals are typically not the most talented or anywhere near it. 

So if not talent, what other factor causes this skewed wealth distribution? “Our simulation clearly shows that such a factor is just pure luck,” say Pluchino and co.

2019-10-19: Link blog

Invisibility cloak

Canadian camouflage manufacturer Hyperstealth Biotechnology has applied for patents on its ‘Quantum Stealth’ material.

2019-10-19: Link blog

What Would Really Happen if a Nuclear Weapon Exploded in a Major City?

The reason no government wants you to think about all this is because there is no serious humanitarian response possible to a nuclear explosion. There’s no way to really help the immediate victims of a nuclear attack. This is not a hurricane, wildfire, earthquake, or nuclear accident — it is all of these things at once, but worse. No nation on earth is prepared to deal with it.

2019-09-23: Link blog

How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic: Responses to the most common skeptical arguments on global warming

2019-09-23: Link blog

Abstract Strategy Games: The Definitive Guide (2019 Edition)

This is a regularly updated guide to abstract strategy games: what they are, which are the best, and where to learn, play, buy, and discuss them.

2019-09-05: Music diary

Gunship - Tech Noir