Archives for November 6, 2009

When computers see what you see…

One of the leading indicators for behavior and intent is gaze direction. Many under cover detectives use this cue to figure out who may be predators in a crowd. In work for NBC Sports, Nils Krahnstoever has shown that we can track the gaze direction of football players providing a whole new level of sports…

Maddow on news confusion

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The Corporation Part 13

A campus religious leader is unhappy about a study at Duke University that invites female students to attend parties where they can buy sex toys….the director of the Duke Catholic Center has lodged a complaint with researchers.

New yorkers, call your state reps NOW. Seriously.

Divining sticks that consist essentially of an antenna not even attached to a radio (which might make it slihgtly useful for listening to music and stuff), and costing between 16 and 60 THOUSAND DOLLARS each, are being used as the main technology for detecting bombs at check points staffed by the Iraqi army.

From the NCSE:

Software needed: Nifty bash math tools

And when I say bash math, I do not mean being mean to math, and I do not mean math as it is done in bash. I mean math as humans do it, but on the bash command line.

The numbers are vague. The shooter is identified as 50 year old Jason Rodriguez who opened fire in an office building in Orlando, Florida, killing 1 and wounding others. He was a former employee of where he did the shooting. The killer is at large. They think he took off in his 2002 silver Nissan…