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Hello World Update

Hello World Update

It’s been awhile since my last real update and a lot’s been going on. First, the good people of Popular Mechanics reached out to me earlier this year about the squirrel/sentry gun project and did a little write-up about it in their September 2012 issue. Having grown up on Popular Mechanics it was very cool and flattering. (I’m still tempted to send away for plans to build a flying ship out of ordinary household vacuum cleaners.) I …

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PyCarolinas Redux

PyCarolinas Redux

We just wrapped up the inaugural PyCarolinas conference. I know I had a good time and it was great to see so many people in attendance not only from the southeast, but from across the US with even some international attendees. Professor Gary Bishop of the Department of Computer Science at UNC Chapel Hill gave our first keynote on Saturday touching on accessibility and enabling technologies. It was an inspiring call to action. We as …

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Recap of the Squirrel Hordes

Recap of the Squirrel Hordes

I gave my PyCon talk this weekend–“Militarizing Your Backyard With Python: Computer Vision and the Squirrel Hordes.” I was not prepared for the number of people who caught me after the talk and throughout the conference telling me about their own battles. Thanks again for all the recommendations about how to improve my firepower, tracking, and classification accuracy. As requested I’ve posted the presentation on SlideShare and here’s the final squirrel encounter video and the …

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