Monthly Archive: January 2010

Jan 29

Stream your favorite radio station to your workplace

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I want to suggest a trick that worked for me. My work place blocks most of the popular radio stations stream sites in my country. I can understand why they're doing that, but hey – if you want to save bandwidth I suggest you block YouTube (not that I complain…) Well, I thought of a …

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Jan 28

Recoloring via Histogram Matching with OpenCV [w/ code]

Hi I wanted to do the simplest recoloring/color-transfer I could find - and the internet is just a bust. Nothing free, good and usable available online... So I implemented the simplest color transfer algorithm in the wolrd - Histogram Matching. Here's the implementation with OpenCV

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Jan 21

Links of the week

http://www.runnersworld.com/article/1,7124,s6-240-319--13001-0,00.html Shoes tying hacks http://www.engadget.com/2010/01/18/misa-digital-guitar-cuts-the-strings-brings-the-noise/ Very nice! A digital guitar... http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18036 An interesting concept - see-through walls w/ augmentd reality http://gizmodo.com/5452140/one-third-of-us-11+year+olds-have-cellphones The "Youth market"'s little brother - the "Toddler market" - is booming http://gizmodo.com/5451876/rumor-apple-iphone-os-40-features-detailed Some goodies from iPhone OS 4 - where is video-pixel-bytes access already?! http://lifehacker.com/5452786/memorize-now-helps-you-commit-long-passages-to-memory I like! A helper webapp to memorize text http://gizmodo.com/5452684/voice-band-iphone-app-converts-bah-ba-ba-bah-into--- …

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Jan 07

Never fear - the links are here [Links of the week]

Hi Stuff I picked up on the web the last week: http://www.billshrink.com/blog/nexus-one-vs-iphone-droid-palm-pre-total-cost-of-ownership/ Compare the leading smartphones on the market http://www.techcrunch.com/2010/01/05/quantcast-mobile-web-apple-android/ Mobile web usage stats: iPhone 65%, Android 12%, RIM 9% http://gizmodo.com/5442217/the-invisible-oled-laptop-to-end-all-laptops A transparent screen – Cool? yes. Practical? Not so much. http://www.techcrunch.com/2010/01/06/augmented-reality-vs-virtual-reality/ Augmented reality is officially more popular than virtual reality. http://gizmodo.com/5439721/new-touchless-mobile-interface-could-eliminate-fingerprint-smudging-forever You don't need …

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