A small freedom area.

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Dealing with the ARM AArch64 SIMD documentation

Fri 26 May 2017

The ARMv8 instruction set documentation has always been garbage, and particularly the SIMD sections. In comparison, the Intel documentation provides...

prog, fun

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

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

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


Sat 24 Mar 2012

Last year, [a friend][wisk] and I started the stupid idea of making a GameBoy crackme based on the Pokémon® universe...

reverse, fun, gb, hidden

Cries hunting

Sat 10 Mar 2012

Some people might be wondering why I'm not very active on my blog lately. This is of course because I'm...

fun, animes

Masquerade ball with eight queens

Sat 16 Apr 2011

A while ago, I had some fun writing a solution for the [classic eight queens puzzle] [1]. But rather than...

prog, bitwise, fun, fapfapfap