Niels G. W. Serup

I like using computers for non-serious tasks.

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In this presentation I will show you how I have used outdated technologies to improve the Danish written language. No prior understanding of the language is required.

The Danish language is notorious for having many vowel sounds and a big gap between the spoken and written language. My improved version of Danish does not address these two points, but instead focuses on solving less important problems, such as:

  • Why are there so many letters in the alphabet (3 more than t… Read more


    • Saturday, Jul 20th, 2024, 16:00 (CEST) - Saturday, Jul 20th, 2024, 17:00 (CEST)

A cellular automaton is a model of computation. It can be used for different purposes, but in this workshop we'll exclusively use it to make nice-looking two-dimensional graphics.

Conway's Game of Life is arguably the best-known 2D cellular automaton, but there are no limits to what other cellular automata we can come up with.

I'll show you how to use my graffito library, which can make these kinds of graphics programs run efficiently on GPUs and multicores through the use of … Read more


  • Monday, Jul 22nd, 2024, 13:00 (CEST) - Monday, Jul 22nd, 2024, 15:00 (CEST)