I played a game of telephone, pitting AI image-captioning against AI image-rendering.
In the week leading up to halloween, @destroyed4com4t introduced me to the amazing movie Evilspeak. This film, made in 1981, is about an outcast boy in military school who comes across a book. This book — the diary of a Spanish satanist (Esteban) from centuries before — is written in Latin. It is also, of course, … Continue reading Communing with the devil on an Apple ][
Ebenezer, a.k.a. Fidget, a.k.a. Hypercat, son of Ted E. Bare and American Beauty, passed away on Saturday. He had been quietly battling heart disease his entire life, occasionally seen as strong heart murmurs, but officially diagnosed about 6 months ago as an enlarged heart.
A few months ago I signed up for Everpix. In case you have not heard of it, Everpix is (or rather, was) a photo backup website. It had some pretty awesome things going for it, namely: A desktop client that integrates with iPhoto, Aperture, and disk folders that uploads your pictures to the cloud An … Continue reading A farewell to Everpix and a search for image backup and viewing
He came by and took photos during lunch. That’s me in the red shirt.
Controlled Damage: Artistic De-generation About five months ago, I was upset at Bookface for whatever reason. Again. I decided I wanted to post a messed up version of my user icon. Back in the MySpace days, my user icon was the little document-with-a-red-X icon that Internet Explorer throws in as a placeholder to indicate a … Continue reading Controlled Damage: Artistic De-generation
One of my favorite movies takes place on, or at least starts out on, my birthday… Posted in:
In which I become Godfather for a day…
It’s a little difficult to read the sticker due to reflection, but apparently this tritium—manufactured in 1988—expired in 1999. It’s half-life is just over 12 years, so I don’t think it has truly “expired,” but I do wonder about the casing. I should probably look up how to locally dispose of radioactive materials. Posted in:
“Solatio has got a strong ruby red, an harmonious taste and a smell deeply winy. An ideal wire that goes well with roast-meats, barbecues and mature cheeses.” Posted in: