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Archive for October 2012

HUSL - Human-friendly HSL

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HSL is problematic for uses such as randomly generating colour schemes because the human eye does not perceive all hues the same way. With HUSL it is much easier to, say, compare the lightness of two colours to determine if there is adequate contrast. Very interesting!

Magic: the Gathering Turing Machine

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The model of the tape is as follows. A series of Zombie tokens controlled by Alex represent the tape to the right of the current head: the creature one step to the right of the head is 1 toughness away from dying, the next one over is 2 toughness from dying, etc. A similar chain of Yeti tokens, also controlled by Alex, represent the tape to the left.

Each token has two other creature types, indicating what "colour" the corresponding space on the tape is...

Small things, links and miscellany, sparkling with light. Sam's tumblelog.