Mads Kristensen, of BlogEngine.Net fame, has a post on
getting the language and country from a browser in ASP.Net. Why is this important? Well, some sites have something called
localization/internationalization and mapping IP addresses to countries isn't always the best option.
Radiohead did something pretty interesting. They released their new music video, which was done all in LIDAR. Their video is, for all intents and purposes, is just pure data!
They have all the data for you to play with over at
Over at Code Project,
Eric Haddan created a very nice API to burn CDs and DVDs. He uses the IMAPI v2.0 to be able to do this complex ability. Eric talks about some of the issues he had to accomplish this with .Net along with how he solved it. In the article also he talks
Chris Myers over at
isopod design created a home defending system by using a Roomba. He salvaged a red Roomba off Craig's List and gutted out the vacuum. Using
Make Magazine's bluetooh tutorial and a bluesmurf bluetooth module from
Sparkfun, Chris managed to get the Roomba…
Reza Naima over at UC Berkeley is in the process of creating a health monitor system that connects to a PocketPC device via Bluetooth to display its results. The system currently monitors seven
different items from the person it is monitoring.
ECG - heart rythms EMG - mussle tension…
Scott Guthrie has a great post about question marks and LINQ. Well, actually, it is about the c# null coalescing operator, ??.
So what does the ?? operator do? It checks a value and if null, put in something different.
string foo = arg;
if( foo == null)
Brian Peek has done something rather awesome, he built an
easy-to-use managed API for the wiimote.
He provides the full source along with a sample application on how to use the API.
Well, what does the API actually support? The classic controller, the state of the IR and acceleration,…
Graphic novels (or as they used to say, 'comic books') have been hot collector items for years. There are those of us who still get choked up when we think of the stacks of Fantastic Four, Superman, Spiderman, Silver Surfer, and other classic titles of
our youth that got thrown in the trash…
A new release of the code for the
System Monitor Project in the
Cool Applications section is now available. The project was originally written using Beta 2 features that were modified when the final release version of .NET 2.0 was released. The new code installs have been updated to be…
There comes a time in every geek's life that makes me proud. The day they pick up
their first soldering iron. The reasons vary, such as you
broke your USB port on your cell phone and need to replace it.
Now if you haven't already learned to solder, Hack-a-day also has an…