Category: General

Sep

Compression through time

So the last time, I told you I came up with my own video format so I could load videos into my game engine. Today, I’m going to tell you what it is. The concept isn’t revolutionary. Image compression is the art of expressing an image in as small a form as possible. There are […]

Aug

Compression and space

Back when I was in my making games mode years ago, I was interested in space. Specifically data storage. Blitting images to the screen as quickly as possible to keep the frame rate consistent was a thing. Texture images are pre-created. Then there’s the concept of generating textures as the program was executed. This was […]

Aug

Singapore Mini Maker Faire Part 1

I went to the mini Maker Faire at the Singapore Science Centre. In the video, there’s a device that measures distances using ultrasonic waves, and based on that, turns a light on or off. It took me a while before I finally understood the concept. I thought it was directional, because she explained the device […]

Jul

Still like coding

I’ve been on both sides of the employment fence. I’ve been an employee at a startup, a software company and a telecommunications company. I’m currently working for myself. Of all the activities, I still like coding. Because it allows me to solve problems of a nature that’s programmatically solvable. Customer service I’ve worked with customer […]

Jul

NAFA Graduation 2012

I went to the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts graduation art exhibition. My friend Wendy’s work is displayed. And “yesterday” is 17 July 2012. Also, my camera really suck at capturing audio… NAFA website: http://www.nafa.edu.sg/ Music is “This Wasn’t Supposed To Be The Future” Album “Chargrilled Stegosaurus Discotheque” By Will Dixon http://www.youtube.com/WillsOdyssey http://willdixon.bandcamp.com/