Archive for December 14th, 2007

Content-aware image resizing

| December 14, 2007 | 2 Replies
Content-aware image resizing

Check out this video. Isn’t this exciting? This new technique is called seam carving. Seam carving is an image resizing algorithm developed by Shai Avidan and Ariel Shamir. This algorithm alters the dimensions of an image not by scaling or cropping, but rather by intelligently removing pixels from (or adding pixels to) the image that […]

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Why bad things are so often good.

| December 14, 2007 | 19 Replies
Why bad things are so often good.

I’m pondering an idea which is certainly not original, though it is an idea powerful enough to make a mockery of any moral system that looks to the consequences of actions to characterize the moral quality of those actions.  Here’s the thought:  Every so often something really bad happens to me.  I’m in an auto […]

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