A small freedom area.

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High quality GIF with FFmpeg

Mon 16 Mar 2015

About two years ago, I tried to improve the support of the GIF encoding in FFmpeg to make it at...

fun, gif, ffmpeg, av

Templating in C

Sat 28 Feb 2015

The question of how to do templating in C is often raised, and I couldn't find a good overview of...


Butchering HQX scaling filters

Sat 21 Jun 2014

The [HQX filters][wphqx], namely hq2x, hq3x and hq4x, are well-known pixel art scalers. They are mainly used by old console...

algo, prog, reverse, fun, av, ffmpeg

Kanji 3D Mapping fun hack

Tue 14 May 2013

In my [previous post][learn-japanese], I tried to build a map of the Kanjis. The result was barely useful, and not...

trick, prog, opengl, fun

Learning Japanese the nerd way

Sun 24 Feb 2013

A few months ago, I finished school and quit my job around the same time. After waiting several years for...

mylife, thoughts, trick, whatever, prog, fun

Map for xkcd No:1110

Fri 21 Sep 2012

Three times a week, Randall Munroe draws a new comic entry on xkcd.com. This Wednesday, the comic was quite unusual...

fun, prog

The music classifying nightmare

Sat 08 Sep 2012

While I accumulated music files over the years, the main issue I came across wasn't how to not get caught...

music, thoughts, av

Fun and canny optim for a Canny Edge Detector

Sat 08 Sep 2012

The *canny edge detector* is likely the most commonly implemented edge detection algorithm. It's generally a nice filter to write...

fun, trick, prog, algo, ffmpeg, av

The FFmpeg/Libav situation

Sat 30 Jun 2012

One year and a half ago, an important part of FFmpeg developers decided to change the way the project was...

ffmpeg, libav, av


Sun 25 Mar 2012

Living in a real mess is quite fun and enjoyable. It is also reassuring at some point; you might feel...

mylife, whatever, thoughts