Pets, Plants, and Computer Vision

What I have learned in New York

February 23rd, 2011 | Posted by admin in New York | pics or it didn't happen | silly - (Comments Off on What I have learned in New York)

February 17th, 2011 | Posted by admin in cute | domestic life | vermin - (Comments Off on )

I let the rats play in an old printer box and I left the styrofoam inside. Static cling is a harsh harsh mistress. The cute photos are almost worth the mess.

What? I aint doing nuthin’.

This is what happens when you let rats play with styrofoam

What is this white stuff stuck to me?

Fruit Bat the Rat with Static Cling

Well, at least I get a treat. OM NOM NOM NOM NOM

Static Charge Rat

First Day in New Lab

February 4th, 2011 | Posted by admin in augmented reality | Columbia | GoblinXNA | lab work - (Comments Off on First Day in New Lab)

It was my first real day working at the Columbia Computer Graphics and User Interfaces laboratory. I spent the day getting Goblin XNA configured and running. Still having some frame rate issues but everything is up and moving along.

Money For Toys

February 4th, 2011 | Posted by admin in android | computer vision | entrepreneurship - (2 Comments)

With a bit of my help @satmandu won the Kylie Entrepreneurship prize from CCNY. Looks like we’ll have some money to buy some toys to work with. We’re planning on building a purely optical blood pressure monitor that works using computer vision.