Abyssknight’s Face Detection Twitterbot
Abyss surprised us all by connecting to our new fancy high-def PTZ IP camera (hostname ‘ptzcam’ on familab LAN – play with it!) to the OpenCV face detection library! He created a twitter bot that updates how many faces it detects in the lab at each run. It tends to see faces in everything, but if it sees any faces at all chances the light is on and somebody is in the lab anyway :p. famduino on Twitter The Abyssknight’s Blogpost famicam sourcecode on github He still needs server space […]
CodeDojo 4-10 11am-3pm
They called it the ‘CodeDojo‘ at BarCamp. In a professional sense, it’s a coding style and standards workshop. In a metaphorical sense, it’s a martial-arts training group for your code-fu. Kata (n): a Japanese word describing detailed choreographed patterns of movements practiced either solo or in pairs. They propose ‘Kata’ at the beginning of each meeting, and is solved appropriately according to best practices. With ‘Prepared Kata‘, a professional enlightens the attendees, step-by-step, the appropriate way to solve the problem, using TDD and BabySteps. With ‘Randori Kata‘, participants approach the […]
April 9th-11th, Ocoee, http://www.outintheboonies.com/Lake_Monroe/ This is the place. We call up this number on that sign and ask for a camping license at least seven days in advance and to get there you will also need a preparation for the ones who are studying in the agronomy major we give special courses for them to be on the outdoors, also you can get prepared with exam study guides and get ready, easy and fast. Its got a nice campsite and many trails to go exploring. It’s basically pack it in […]
Ruby Hacker Wednesdays
Once again, it’s that fun time where we meet, learn, and hack Ruby. Place: At the FAMiLab Space Time: 7:30pm 9:00pm Be aware, the Gate may require a gatecode for you to get onto the property. Please get in contact with a current FAMiLab member, or email us at familab.4am [AT] gmail [DOT] com, before dropping by as you will need a code to get in through the gate. Agenda: 7:30pm-7:40pm Introductions 7:40pm-8:15pm Review the Array class, and quickly go over the Hash class 8:15pm-9:00pm Examine the internals of […]
MakerBot, Arduinos, and OpenVPN – Saturday Accomplished!
After a short Hangover-ish January 1st, the Makers and Hackers and Mooks wasted no time getting this year started off right! With plastic ‘poop’ jokes and superfluous LED blinkage! Mack got his MakerBot printing! Apparently, as it’s last and final test, it prints out it’s own last part. I got to make my first Arduino. You have no idea how much I’ve wanted those pins. I’ve tried everything else; parallel port hijacking, ripping apart keyboards, misusing joysticks… I have finally arrived. A VPN to our doppleganger counterparts at FouLab in […]
If there is a way to post to WordPress from my Android Phone, I will be updating this thing all the time. We’ve spent a good 24 hours maybe at the lab this run. Indy’s cleaned the fcuk out of the place, Sean and I tried to get some wireless equipment working, cracked a demo WEP access point – which I’d like to turn into a regular challenge, and the media room PC broke. Soon, we will be setting up a VPN with our Quebec dopplegangers: FouLab!