Squeezing Rust into production: Part 2

Post by Jalmari Ikävalko

Previously I wrote a small post (now unpublished, it was quite boring) about finding the smallest possible opening for introducing Rust into production use. In that case, Rust's place was quite minor; just the small script-like snippet for updating the installations of our main client suite. But as of some…

Learning to AI: The Little Stickthing That Could!

Post by Jalmari Ikävalko

Learning more about the practical development of AIs has been a project pretty high on my list of priorities for way too long now. My interest, in particular, is in how one can go about implementing personalities and learning for video game AIs in order to provide a more immersive…

Virtual Jobs for Virtual People

Post by Jalmari Ikävalko

As automation, digitalization and globalization (just imagine all the cute abbreviations and nicknames we could come up with here..) continue to hog up human jobs, one can but wonder what the logical conclusion of the whole process will be. Will humans wind up in a work-free utopia? Or will it…

Tool: Salalause-generaattori (Finnish)

Post by Jalmari Ikävalko

Yksinkertainen salalause-generaattori. Pohjautuu 9546 sanan listaan. Alle neljän merkin sanoja ei ole mukana. Lisää halutessasi sanoihin lauseeseen sopivia sijamuotoja muistamista helpottamaan. Salalauseen voi toki myös keksiä itse. Tämäkin on usein tehokkaampaa kuin itse keksityn salasanan käyttö. Usein tarpeeksi hyvä salasana/salalause on kuitenkin tarpeen kirjoittaa väliaikaisesti esimerkiksi lompakossa pidettävälle paperille,…

Tool: Passphrase generator (English)

Post by Jalmari Ikävalko

A simple passphrase generator, based on a word list of 8829 common English words. Words shorter than 4 characters are not included. Generate Passphrase Why use a passphrase? Simply put, a passphrase has higher entropy - in other words, it's harder for a computer to guess - than a moderately…