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Mar 21, 2017 · 4 min

I’ve been doing work lately that requires me to compute numbers in Pascal’s triangle a bunch of times (read: millions). As a result, I’ve been tracking down some of the faster ways to compute various aspects of it. Sadly topics in this space are scattered all over the web…

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Oct 4, 2016 · 2 min

The C programming language is not trendy. The *most recent* edition of the canonical C text (the excitingly named *The C Programming Language*) was published in 1988; C is so unfashionable that the authors have neglected to update it in light of 30 years of progress in software engineering…

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May 3, 2016 · 1 min

How JPG Works

One minor addition: After quantization, the top left co-efficient is delta encoded and the remainder are RLE encoded. See the -26, it’s large and represents the DC value (overall brightness) which tends to change a small amount per block so it gets delta encoded. The remaining coefficients are all AC and get RLE encoded. Nice article sir!

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Sep 15, 2016 · 11 min

TL;DR — We’ve released a fast, open source ETC2 compressor** :****ETC2Comp****.** If you’re interested in how it works, read further ;)

Those of you who follow along with my ramblings know that my early career was steeped deep in the gaming…

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