Archive for date: October 1, 2009

Bokode @ Home – Recreating MIT’s bokode tech with everyday materials

October 1, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

One interesting paper I read from this years SIGGRAPH paper on the creation of an interesting real life tagging technology called Bokode. Here’s a DIY page detailing an implementation. It’s really quite simple (and neat!) I might have to code this together. Bokode @ Home – Recreating MIT’s bokode tech with everyday materials.

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Day 2 of the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference

October 1, 2009 | Computer Graphics | By: Mark VandeWettering

Yep, I’m actually at the NVIDIA (why do I type NVIDIA like nVidia? everything seems to indicate that it is all caps now, I dunno) GPU Technology Conference, trying to once again get into the swing of things with respect to GPUs. Sadly, almost everything I know about computer graphics (which is actually considerable) predates […]

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Small caution on using PyEphem…

October 1, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

My previous post on using PyEphem to compute satellite locations was based upon my experience with the latest version (3.7.3.4). Apparently this includes a fairly serious change to previous versions: by default my FreeBSD box seems to install 3.7.3.3 still, and the next_pass method for observers doesn’t exist. So I thought I’d go back and […]

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