🌸 Tue, Sep 6, 2022 🌸

Not sure what is going on, but I have got a second cramp on my back today. I did not exercise lately, and I don’t think my diet changed recently.

🌸 Tue, Sep 6, 2022 🌸

TIL; value in art refers to the darkness or lightness of a color, as well as its brightness or luminosity.

🌸 Thu, Sep 1, 2022 🌸

To implement mirrors in a game engine, you usually need to use “smoke and mirrors” techniques.

🌸 Thu, Sep 1, 2022 🌸

Quite often, when I am approaching some problem I feel completely lost. I am used to that feeling, and based on my experience I know I’ll find my way back, but sometimes I am actually lost and there is no way for me to know. #problemsolving

🌸 Tue, Aug 30, 2022 🌸

Server processes should never go down “gracefully” by themselves, they should either crash or be shut down by a SIGNAL (like SIGINT).

🌸 Sun, Aug 21, 2022 🌸

If it smells like a pizza, and it looks like a pizza, and it tastes like a pizza, then it must be a duck. #ducktyping

🌸 Fri, Aug 19, 2022 🌸

Agile does not work. I had a period where I thought it was awesome. I had a period where I thought it did not work. I had a period where I thought it may work. Now I am convinced it does not work.

🌸 Thu, Aug 18, 2022 🌸

Hello, after Unreal Engine 5 was released, I had an itch to start a project to create a collaborative open world game using the new open world updates and one file per actor system. If you’re interested in participating, here’s the link to the gitlab repo: [https://gitlab.com/mik…

🌸 Sat, Aug 13, 2022 🌸

I never had a myspace account. Should I create one?

🌸 Tue, Aug 9, 2022 🌸

C++ thought: Non-default destructors should automatically disable copy and move copy constructors.

🌸 Mon, Aug 8, 2022 🌸

Huh? What reason?

🌸 Mon, Aug 8, 2022 🌸

Howto generate QR-code qrencode -o qrcode.png 'Hello World!'

🌸 Thu, Aug 4, 2022 🌸

Today I made twice as much coffee as usual. I put the water in the coffee machine, forgot about it and put more water later.

🌸 Sat, Jul 30, 2022 🌸

TIL; a group of dolphins is called a “pod”, but it is ok to call it a “school” even though dolphins are not fish.

🌸 Sun, Jul 24, 2022 🌸

Elon Musk is killing my dream to become a truck driver. I guess I am stuck being a software engineer for the rest of my life.

🌸 Sun, Jul 24, 2022 🌸

We doomed ourselves by creating a lot of movies and novels about AI and robots uprising against humanity and later trained AI with this media.

🌸 Fri, Jul 22, 2022 🌸

If your Quixel Bridge is crashing on Linux, you can try adding the --disable-seccomp-filter-sandbox flag.

./Bridge.AppImage --disable-seccomp-filter-sandbox

🌸 Sun, Jul 3, 2022 🌸

I’m afraid that GPT-3 and DALL-E 2 will turn into a Planet of the Apes situation. I didn’t watch the movie, but in the book, after the apes took over the planet, the progress stopped. I’m afraid that we will start relying on AI so much that it may stop the progress or significant…

🌸 Sat, Jul 2, 2022 🌸

Apparently, self-driving Tesla cars do not use ANNs to make driving directions. They use ANNs to reconstruct the environment only.

🌸 Sat, Jun 25, 2022 🌸

To prevent Unreal Engine shipping builds from crashing on Linux with dual graphic cards, simply add DRI_PRIME=1, e.g. DRI_PRIME=1 ./MyProject5-Linux-Shipping

🌸 Thu, Jun 23, 2022 🌸

Since I have some problems with my wrists, I am using a Wacom tablet as my main point and click device. It is not a perfect substitution for the mouse: the scroll wheel is missing, and clicks are not very precise. It also does not work very well with multiple screens. Also, a lot…

🌸 Wed, Jun 22, 2022 🌸

It is quite daunting to make a full featured game. By my estimation, it will take at least 5 years. I want it now, of course. I was thinking about different approaches to speed up the game development process. One was to automate as much as possible and also leverage GPT-3 for st…

🌸 Mon, Jun 20, 2022 🌸

What is going on with Amazon product pictures? Recently we ordered a couple products and they were much smaller than we expected. The scrubber for the grill grids and the towel hooks. Some of my friends are saying you’re stupid and that you should always check product dimensions….

🌸 Wed, Jun 15, 2022 🌸

eerie - strange and frightening.

🌸 Tue, Jun 14, 2022 🌸

TIL; I can write shader code (HLSL) in Unreal Engine

Here is the link to the documentation.

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