• Free Software in Vision

    My research area at school is distributed smart cameras, a field which is primarily rooted in computer vision. Despite having access to a range of expensive proprietary software libraries by virtue of having purchased the equipment, most of my computer vision work uses a stack of free software running on Gentoo Linux. For interfacing to […]

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    Mar 12th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized
  • March to a Different Beat

    Crystal bought me this USB Drum Kit for my birthday back in November. If you followed the link, you may have noticed this: Includes custom software (Windows only). Naturally, I want this thing to be sitting on my desk, ready to crank out a beat at all times. And naturally, the computer that’s sitting on […]

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    Mar 7th, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized
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  • Linux Zealots

    I play a lot of StarCraft. Here’s how I do it on my Linux box. Installing Wine First, I install and configure Wine. In particular, I leave the virtual desktop option off, and ensure that a sound driver (in my case, ALSA) is configured. ISO Images Both CDs are required for installation and play (assuming […]

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    Mar 3rd, 2009 | Filed under Uncategorized
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