Room 208

Elaborate Burn

Posts from February 2012

I’m trippin’ balls here, guys. Nostalgia balls.

You have to love that IP addresses were apparently so alien a concept back around the time of System 7 that Apple provided this bizarre GUI for manipulating them.

Observations from episode 8 of Nisemonogatari:

  1. Senjougahara may not have realized it at the time, but assaulting Araragi’s mouth with a box cutter and stapler on their very first meeting was an amazingly good courting move.

  2. Karen is marrying a dentist.

This is from Look Around You season 1, episode 5 (“Sulphur”). Subtle shifts in the blue background really killed compression for this image, so I ended up treating changes in color value of less than 7 percent as no change for transparency purposes.

From Working’!! (season 2), episode 13. Playing around with ordered dithering, which really does help with the file size at the expense of fairly visible patterns.

Slow decay, or playing around with Inkscape’s path simplification tool. “13” was simplified as part of a text node containing all the numbers from “01” to “13”; the other numbers were then deleted. The same goes for “12”, “11”, and so on down to “01”, which was simplified by itself. As more discontinuous paths are selected, the shape changes more and more radically as the algorithm attempts to beat the entire selection into something smooth.

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