Confessions of a researchaholic

November 4, 2023

A frivolous drawing of a serious topic

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 11:48 am
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[The title of this post is suggested by GitHub co-pilot, and I decided to keep it for fun. A more suitable title would be “spot the difference, by generative fill”.]

Seeing the original photo under https://www.famsf.org/stories/whos-that-lady-tudor-portrait gave me ideas about changing some of the objects for fun, and later I realized that this can be an exercise of applying Photoshop generative fill to create a “spotting the difference” game.

The file is under https://photoshop.adobe.com/id/urn:aaid:sc:US:d22a5ee5-42b8-49dd-8af7-110256990e77 in case you want to see the detailed editing prompts and region masks.

May 6, 2022

Conference travel?

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 6:28 pm
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https://twitter.com/liyiwei/status/1522750166586953730

On one hand I like to meet with people physically, but on the other hand I plan to keep wearing masks which might not be the best inducement for social interactions.

March 19, 2022

Putin and Xi facial overlay

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 2:03 pm
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The cover image of the March 19 2022 Economist issue told us that Putin has relatively larger eyes than Xi.



August 1, 2021

Akira Olympics

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 9:07 pm
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This is a digital painting + frame animation experiment with Fresco based on this.

July 31, 2021

Manga within manga

Filed under: Imaginary,Real — liyiwei @ 10:59 pm
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Boingo’s Tohth has such a unique drawing style that I hope it can be spawned into a manga/anime series.


March 14, 2021

Dogfooding

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 7:23 am
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Literally!

January 16, 2021

Not found

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March 8, 2017

And then the murders began

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 10:14 am
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Technical paper authors could also get into the propulsive, forward-moving action, and to provide any necessary backstory more actively.
The outcome may be more fun and less dry for readers.

March 11, 2016

Why it is fun to review journal papers

Filed under: Real — liyiwei @ 1:15 pm
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After kindly agreeing to review a journal revision for the N-th time, the guy commented that “it’s the gift that keeps on giving!” 🙂

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