2019 Archive
 

2019 Archive

March

Flowers for Christchurch[a]
Candles and flowers for the victims of the March 15, 2019, terrorist attack on two mosques in Christchurch.

Color Schema Contrast Optimizer[b]
Some color schemes are nice to look at, but lack the contrast to be useful for people with reduced eyesight. This is a tool to modify any color scheme to live up to the requirements in Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 ("WCAG 2") levels AA and AAA.

Schild's Ladder by Greg Egan[c]
A book that is less than the sum of its parts. Scientists create monster, scientists argue over monster, scientists solve the monster problem with science magic.

February

Transhumanist Golems[d]
Lately I've been reading some transhumanist science fiction and watched some futurist shows with transhumanist elements on YouTube. I've enjoyed both immensely, but for reference I'd like to spell out why I think they are about as grounded in reality as your average dragons-and-sorcery fantasy.

Blue Hour at the Nordic Museum[e]
Watching the Nordic Museum lit up against the blue sky.

White, Red and Black[f]
After heavy snowfall, the ground and most things were covered in white; the red of the old farmhouses poked out and the black of the dormant vegetation provided an outline.

The Stars Above Gran Canaria[g]
Night sky.

Maspalomas Dunes[h]
Dunes.

Mirador de Balcón[i]
A view of the sea.

Roque Nublo[j]
A volcanic rock.

Super Resolution[k]
Would you like to double the resolution of your camera, for free? I sure do.

January

Fatter Tuesday[l]
Why do semlas always come in packs of two? They don't - they just need some final assembly.

Emerging Sensation[m]
An art exhibition in the old nuclear reactor hall at KTH.

Super Blood Wolf Moon 2019[n]
Watching the red moon.

Enabling Chromecast for HTML Video[o]
How to configure Apache in order to cast video from your own website.

Lighthouse Audits[p]
I keep being impressed by Chrome DevTools. Lately, the Lighthouse audit.

Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 IF EX DG HSM[q]
A lot of full-frame low-light shooting bang for a few bucks.