One of my favorite party tricks is getting Siri to lie. I can consistently get her to do this by asking “What day is <after/before> ?”
I 💖 finding entertaining 🐛🐞s! (Just to be clear, I don’t actually do this at parties. It’s not that cool.)
Last week I finally got around to putting the Makey Makey my mom got me for Christmas to good use. Well, “good use” might be a bit of an overstatement. Eric (featured in the videos below), other students in the Security and Privacy Research Lab, and I created an internet-connected touch light, then turned it into an internet-connected basketball hoop light switch.
A lab-mate showed me “Edges 2 Cats” last week, and we produced this cute kitty:
Why am I posting this? Mostly because it’s funny 😂 But it also reminded me of a paper we read in seminar somewhat recently: Practical Black-Box Attacks against Deep Learning Systems using Adversarial Examples.
Did I mention I’ve been working on making my own pintograph? Here’s the first (decent) image it produced!!
It’s still a work in progress, but it draws reasonably well for now. Want to know more about how I made it?