“I Built a Robot to Beat a Friend at a Mobile Minigame”

September 07, 2019

About two weeks ago before calling the day a night, I have challenged my Chinese friend (Nicole, 你好!) to play a minigame called “Jump” (跳一跳) with me. It used to be a popular game that is integrated into the WeChat messaging app, with one simple goal: touch the screen just long enough to charge up a jump to reach the next platform. You fall off, you lose. Well, I lost. I lost every time. So instead of going to bed that night, I started working on “a solution” that would ultimately mutate into a robot that uses image recognition to finally make me win the game.

“What Developing Selfie2Anime Taught Me”

September 01, 2019

Over the past few weeks, I have been working on Selfie2Anime.com together with Nathan Glover. Selfie2Anime is a free and open source online service that leverages the power of Generative Adversarial Networks, allowing its users to transform their selfie into an anime-style character.

“Welcome To SilentByte”

August 31, 2019

Welcome to SilentByte! This blog is intended to be a place for me to post my thoughts on certain topics and discuss some of the projects I’ve been working on that may be of interest to others. There’ll also be code. I love code.