Metaphor and cultural ‘truth’

In the week that The Guardian reports that the UK is investing in a programme for cyber-defence, The Atlantic carries an article which says that US intelligence services are attempting to analyse the use of metaphor in order to uncover underlying beliefs or orientations among different cultural groups. IARPA (Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity) is …

Taking the pixels: upscaling 8-bit graphics

I am unreasonably excited by the prospect of classic games being given upscaled and given a new lease of life. Check out the research paper for a breakdown of the complicated algorithms that make it happen.  I got lost a few pages in, but I’m wondering whether the same approach could be used to refine …