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Time Series Twitter

June 12th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Recently my friend Josh Hammer has been sending a TON of tweets.  He is a staunch Republican and Mitt Romney supporter.  If you want to read every news story through the GOP lens, subscribe to his Twitter feed.  He is effectively a GOP Twitter bot. In the past couple of weeks, his tweeting began to [...]

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Tags: Javascript · Miscellanious · Twitter

WiseResume

May 5th, 2011 · No Comments

I haven’t posted in a while and will give and update on my life in another post, but for this post I wanted to give a shout out to my friend Marc who recently helped launch a new startup called WiseResume. The site is used to both get and give feedback on aspects of a [...]

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Tags: Miscellanious

Convert Quicktime Screencasts with FFmpeg

July 27th, 2010 · No Comments

I was trying to convert a Quicktime screencast (saved as .mov) to a format my professor could more readily use. For those who don’t know, FFmpeg is an amazing tool with a wide range of applications, including converting between video formats and ripping audio from a video. Anyway, this took me a little to get [...]

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Tags: Miscellanious

Hilbert Curve with the Canvas element

October 1st, 2009 · No Comments

For my discrete math course (CPS 102) this semester, I had to create a space-filling curve for one of my homework assignments. I decided to take this as an opportunity to play with HTML5′s canvas element since I’ve yet to had a legitimate use for it in any programming yet. I think it came out [...]

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Image Aliasing of Plane Propellers in Photos and Video

July 23rd, 2009 · 10 Comments

Recently, while flying between Durham and New York, I decided to take a picture of the propeller during take off.  I don’t know what prompted to me to do this, but when I pointed my iPhone camera at the propeller out my window I noticed very odd pattens.  I took multiple pictures throughout the flight [...]

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Tags: iPhone · Math · Miscellanious