Category Archives: Compute

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Preparing to Release Yet Another Javascript Framework

Seems there are a lot of popular Javascript frameworks out there. But none up to the task of building a CAD program in HTML 5. My work on Encapsule Project Schema (a single-page HTML 5 app that wants to be … Continue reading

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Got my LEAP in the Mail Today

I received my LEAP Motion device in the mail this morning but my initial enthusiasm was quickly replaced with frustration… Fifteen minutes later it’s back in the box. I was hoping to use the device to emulate multi-touch and provide … Continue reading

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An Interesting Visualization Project Idea

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bijective_function Perhaps put together an interactive D3js visualization that recognizes and labels these relationships would help me gain a more intuitive understanding of this interesting topic.

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Artisan’s Asylum Write-up in the Economist

My Dad sent me this link to give me a view of where he spends most of his time these days. This is really really cool! A community of start-ups: Garage manufacturing, in a big garage (The Economist article) Artisan’s Asylum Video

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Parallella Board Order :)

I ordered a Parallella board today and am very excited to get my hands on this hardware 🙂 I am particularly interested in enabling hosted execution of compiled SCDL specifications (software program specifications composed of Software Circuit Description Language (SCDL) models) … Continue reading

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Bountysource – Crowdsource funding for F/OSS

https://www.bountysource.com/ Doesn’t look like there’s a whole lot of money floating around in there yet. Hopefully that changes.

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Link: Linus Torvalds defends his right to shame Linux kernel developers

Interesting read about Linux kernel politics in this morning’s ArsTechnica http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/07/linus-torvalds-defends-his-right-to-shame-linux-kernel-developers/

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Bubble Any Page

Interesting use of D3js: http://www.infocaptor.com/bubble-my-page?url=blog.chrisrussell.net&size=800

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Ryppl C++ Ecosystem

http://ryppl.org/ To create the conditions for a portable, modular C++ software ecosystem There are several Boost C++ members driving ryppl.org.

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Yocto Project

https://www.yoctoproject.org/about I didn’t know about this. Wow. The Yocto Project™ is an open source collaboration project that provides templates, tools and methods to help you create custom Linux-based systems for embedded products regardless of the hardware architecture. It was founded … Continue reading

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