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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.
NVIDIA Unveils AI That Removes Noise, Grain, and Even Watermarks
2018-07-13: Link blog

NVIDIA Unveils AI That Removes Noise, Grain, and Even Watermarks

“Without ever being shown what a noise-free image looks like, this AI can remove artifacts, noise, grain, and automatically enhance your photos.

2018-06-13: Link blog

Splain it to Me

Person tweets some fact. Other people reply with other facts. Person complains, “Ugh, randos in my mentions.” Harsh words may be exchanged, and everyone exits the encounter thinking the other person was monumentally rude for no reason.

The dynamics at play behind “ugh, randos” are so pernicious because it isn’t a simple problem of definitions or message integrity, but different views on what communication is or is for.(...)

From Sue’s perspective, strangers have come out of the woodwork to demonstrate superiority by making useless, trivial corrections. Some of them may be saying obvious things that Sue, being well-versed in the material she’s referencing, already knows, and thus are insulting her intelligence, possibly due to their latent bias. (...)

From Charlie’s perspective, Sue has shared a piece of information. Perhaps he already knows it, perhaps he doesn’t. What is important is that Sue has given a gift to the commons, and he would like to respond with a gift of his own. Another aspect is that, as he sees it, Sue has signaled an interest in the topic, and he would like to establish rapport as a fellow person interested in the topic. In other words, he is not trying to play competitive social games, and he may not even be aware such a game is being played. When Sue responds unfavorably, he sees this as her spurning his gift as if it had no value. This is roughly as insulting to Charlie as his supposed attempt to gain status over Sue is to her. At this point, both people think the other one is the asshole. 

2018-05-23: Link blog

Learning to See in the Dark

Using the presented dataset, we develop a pipeline for processing low-light images, based on end-to-end training of a fully-convolutional network. The network operates directly on raw sensor data and replaces much of the traditional image processing pipeline, which tends to perform poorly on such data

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

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