how I built a self driving RC car and you can too

Recently, I have been refreshing my knowledge of Machine Learning by taking Andrew Ng’s excellent Stanford Machine Learning course online. The lecture module on Neural Networks ends with an intriging motivating video of the ALVINN autonomous car driving itself along normal roads at CMU in the mid 90s.

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Arduino temperature logging

This graph shows the result of my weekend project - it’s the temperature in my living room, logged to an app running on Google Appengine every 30s via an Arduino UNO with ethernet shield.

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DODOcase factory tour

On my latest trip to San Francisco, I was privileged to be able to drop in to the DODOcase factory and got a guided tour from chief DODO - Patrick. DODOcase use traditional bookbinding techniques (at a long-established local book binder) to produce a really neat book-like case for iPad and Kindle 3.

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getting started with EC2

I spent some time at the weekend getting my iPhone Chess game up on Amazon EC2. On Ubuntu. It was kindof a pain, so I’ve written up some tips on working with Ubuntu on EC2 here.

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blogging again

Since joining twitter, I haven’t written a single blog post - my old blog became defunct and is now available only via the magic of archive.org’s wayback machine. I love twitter - it’s really changed the way I consume media.

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