Author: hoyd

  • Computer generated art – part two, this time with midjourney

    Computer generated art – part two, this time with midjourney

    I recently posted a few images, computer generated images, based on a sentence as input. Using Dall-E mini, an online interface to such clever algorithms, words became alive. Now, there are other such algorithms out there and one competitor in particular is midjourney. I had a go with a few of the same sentences, and […]

  • Computer generated art: An old computer in a dark room in a forest (and more)

    Computer generated art: An old computer in a dark room in a forest (and more)

    I have previously generated images using an online mini version of ai (Dall-E mini), but not with complicated sentences. I tried with the following sentences, which resulted in a few nice results. See below: an old computer powered on in a dark green room with wires from ceiling in front of a window, a forest […]

  • Explore the meaning of the Narnian story

    Explore the meaning of the Narnian story

    On the back of a statue of the famous author C. S. Lewis, located in east Belfast, on what is today called the “C. S. Lewis Square“, is a copy of a letter. The letter is an answer to a ten year old girl who wrote to C. S. Lewis, asking about the Narnian story. […]

  • An unknown device in my home network were doing something odd

    An unknown device in my home network were doing something odd

    I recently installed a new internet router at home to improve the wireless coverage and give me the option to set custom family friendly name servers for all connected devices [1]. While making sure the wireless network setup was the same way as the previous router, I noticed a few unknown devices in the DHCP […]

  • 2021 på Andenes og Tromsø i temperaturfarger

    2021 på Andenes og Tromsø i temperaturfarger

    Jeg liker tall, data og koding, helst kombinert. I en post fra 2020 “Et år i farger” forteller jeg følgende: Se for deg at du står på ett sted i et helt år. Fra 1. januar til 31. desember. Du holder i hånden en termometer og et fargekart. På formiddagen 1. januar, den første dagen, […]

  • Which greek letters are most frequently used in scientific papers?

    Which greek letters are most frequently used in scientific papers?

    tl;dr: In astrophysics, Alpha seem to be most used, in Computer Science, Theta and Alpha, and in Economy, Theta A recent conversation at work led me to take a closer look at most common use of norwegian characters in written texts, such as books, articles etc. I set out to find them using programming, since […]

  • Hjemmelaget versjon av stigespill med Inkscape

    Hjemmelaget versjon av stigespill med Inkscape

    I en samtale med to av ungene, mens vi spilte stigespillet, fant vi ut at vi må forsøke å lage en egen versjon. Jeg har erfaring med Inkscape, et utmerket alternativ til Adobe Illustrator som ikke koster noen ting. Noen av plakatene du kan se her på nettsiden har jeg satt sammen med det programmet: […]