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19 June 2014 09:00

Skybox Imaging - Skybox Imaging + Google

by sbrothier
We’re thrilled to announce that Skybox Imaging has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Google! Five years ago, we began the Skybox journey to revolutionize access to information about the changes happening across the surface of the Earth. We’ve made great strides in the pursuit of that vision. We’ve built and launched the world’s smallest high­-resolution imaging satellite, which collects beautiful and useful images and video every day. We have built an incredible team and empowered them to push the state­-of­-the-­art in imaging to new heights. The time is right to join a company who can challenge us to think even bigger and bolder, and who can support us in accelerating our ambitious vision.

Meet 2011 TR35 Winner Dan Berkenstock | MIT Video

by sbrothier
Berkenstock describes his work at EmTech 2011: Cheaper satellite pictures. Skybox Imaging Dan Berkenstock, cofounder and chief product officer of Skybox Imaging, wants to let "anyone know what's happening anywhere in the world at any time." Next year the company plans to launch the first of what it hopes will be a constellation of 12 to 24 satellites taking high-­resolution pictures of Earth. Each satellite should cost about a tenth as much as the $250 million to $500 million imaging satellites operated by companies like DigitalGlobe and GeoEye.

19 June 2014 08:00

WiTrack: 3D Motion Tracking Through Walls Using Wireless Signals | MIT Video

by sbrothier
Tom Buehler The NETMIT group at MIT develops a new technology that can see through walls, performing 3D motion tracking. The technology has applications in gaming, elderly monitoring, and gesture-based user interfaces.

19 June 2014 06:00

Laser Hair Removal - A Miracle Treatment to Get Rid of Unwanted Hair!

by rohansinha
Women fret over unwanted hair and since the time they start growing on their body, they have been searching for solutions to get rid of it! They try several paths to get rid of the hair like shaving, waxing and even threading, but the effects are not long lasting when compared to laser hair removal.

18 June 2014 22:00

18 June 2014 20:00

Scientists Develop Bionic Pancreas For Type 1 Diabetics | IFLScience

by bouilloire
Faudra virer l'iphone quand même. Une pompe à insuline a une autonomie d'un mois avec une pile LR6, le copilote que j'avais tenait un mois et demi avec 3 piles LR03. Niveau autonomie, c'est quand même au chose.

How to Anonymize Everything You Do Online | Threat Level | WIRED

by sbrothier
One year after the first revelations of Edward Snowden, cryptography has shifted from an obscure branch of computer science to an almost mainstream notion: It’s possible, user privacy groups and a growing industry of crypto-focused companies tell us, to encrypt everything from emails to IMs to a gif of a motorcycle jumping over a plane.

Huge Win For Internet Privacy! - YouTube

by sbrothier
The Supreme Court threw Stephen Harper and Company a curve this week when Justice Thomas Cromwell and the court issued a strong endorsement of Internet privacy, emphasizing the privacy importance of subscriber information, the right to anonymity, and the need for police to obtain a warrant for subscriber information

Pixel perfect: the story of eBoy | The Verge

by sbrothier
Wedding, despite what its name may suggest, is not a very pretty part of Berlin. It’s drab, seedy, and has long been among the city’s poorest areas. Today, it’s home to a large immigrant population, mostly Turks, as evidenced by the kebab houses and hookah bars that line its gray streets.

Two-Granularity Tracking

by sbrothier
Abstract We want to segment and track objects occluding each other in crowded scenes. We propose a tracking framework that mediates grouping cues from two levels of tracking granularities: coarse-grain detection tracklets and fine-grain point trajectories. Each tracking granularity proposes corresponding grouping cues: trajectories with similar long-term motion and disparity attract each other, detections overlapping in time repulse each other. Tracking is formulated as selection-clustering in the joint detection and trajectory space. Affinities of trajectories and detections will be contradictory in cases of false alarm detections or accidental motion similarity of trajectories. We resolve such contradictions in a steering-clustering framework where confident detections change trajectory affinities, by inducing repulsions between trajectories claimed by repulsive detection tracklets. Two-granularity tracking offers a unified representation for object segmentation and tracking independent of what objects to track, how occluded they are, whether monocular or binocular input or whether camera is moving or not.

18 June 2014 19:00

Facebook turns user tracking 'bug' into data mining 'feature' for advertisers | ZDNet

by sbrothier (via)
Facebook announced changes to its privacy and advertising policies on its company blog last Thursday, extending Facebook's ability to track users outside of Facebook -- undoing previous assurances it "does not track users across the web."

18 June 2014 18:00

best of des doublages Français de Ken le survivant

by moby & 1 other
les répliques cultes de KEn le survivant : Lol

18 June 2014 17:00

fifa : Visualizing Twitter Data

by moby & 1 other
soccer statistically

18 June 2014 16:00

18 June 2014 14:00

18 June 2014 13:00

Welcome - Polymer

by Krome & 1 other
Polymer is a library that uses the latest web technologies to let you create custom HTML elements. Build anything from a button to a complete application as an encapsulated, reusable element that works across desktop and mobile.