Archive for February, 2009

Feb 19 2009

Flickr automatic astrometry

Published by under coding,science,space

A project has been set up which monitors the astrometry tag on flickr and hashes photos to determine what in the sky is being looked at. Not only does it add annotations for notable objects to the photo, it will allow compilation of a growing set of located images. Apparently a rotation invariant hashing algorithm […]

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Feb 13 2009


Published by under coding,technology

From Wired: “… at precisely 3:31:30 p.m. Pacific time on February 13, 2009, the 10-digit “epoch time” clock used by most Unix computers will display all ten decimal digits in sequence.” 1234567890 seconds since the epoch start. If you have python installed you can see this by opening the idle shell (in start menu) and […]

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