Author Archives: Neil Halelamien

Face Detection with HTML5 & JavaScript

Via ReadWriteHack: Hack of the Day: Face Detection with HTML5 & JavaScript. It’s a pretty cool idea. Taking a quick look at the source code (particularly the ccv.js file), it seems like it’s using something along the lines of the … Continue reading

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(Very) rough PhD thesis draft: Table of Contents

I’ve decided to work on and post one (very) rough draft of each subchapter of my PhD thesis at a time, so that I can focus on just one part at a time without being distracted by the rest of … Continue reading

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Culture wires the brain: A cognitive neuroscience perspective

Don’t have access to the full details to determine how solid the results are, but it seems like an intriguing cognitive neuroscience study of cross-cultural differences: There is evidence that the collectivist nature of East Asian cultures versus individualistic Western … Continue reading

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Map: Where Americans Are Moving –

More than 10 million Americans moved from one county to another during 2008. The map below visualizes those moves. Click on any county to see comings and goings: black lines indicate net inward movement, red lines net outward movement. via … Continue reading

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Mouse-drawing boxes in gwt-phys2d; Google Code repository

I’ve added in support for drawing your own boxes (as many as you want!) into gwt-phys2d. It’s fun to try to do things like create a long see-saw shape and try to balance boxes on both sides. Check it out: … Continue reading

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