* Posts by oresme

4 posts • joined 14 May 2015

Crane horror Reg reader uses his severed finger to unlock Samsung Galaxy phone

oresme

I am impressed that the original article, and all of the comments so far, do not use the word "handy" at all. The temptation must have

been almost unendurable.

Now-patched Ubuntu desktop vulnerability allows privilege escalation

oresme

Only as far back as the 70s?

People used the command line well before that. Folks these days have short memories.

Good luck using generative adversarial networks in real life – they're difficult to train and finicky to fix

oresme

"it randomly gets worse and then better again" . This sounds to me like a statistical algorithm that just isn't converging. Well, good luck with that one.

It’s Adobe’s Creative Cloud TITSUP birthday. Ease the pain with its RGB-wrangling rivals

oresme

the real problem with the Gimp

As of now, Gimp is 8 bits per channel only. Work is in progress on a 16 bit version, and has been for some time. That's the real problem which stops me from using the Gimp at all. Cinepaint (a high bit depth fork of the Gimp) used to be very good, but no longer works with modern versions of Linux. Sigh.

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