Scott Hanselman hacks up some more hardware, this time the
CueCat to get more info about the books he is reading onto his blog.
Scott decodes the barcode information, changes the UPC into ISBN, then call Amazon's Web Service via REST and finally wraps everything up into a Live Writer…
From Neatorama, here is a
MS Research technology called PodTech. It uses a camera from above to watch your desk. This differs from a multi-touch screen system that runs of total internal reflection that
Jeff Han built. To run the PodTech system, you simply touch your index finger…
Ever feel like your getting batted around for undoing and redoing tasks? Over at Code Project, Henrik Jonsson
shows how to
create in-memory transactions that allow for undo/redo actions. Henrik uses generics, c# 3.0 extention methods and lamda expressions.
BugAttack is a game developed by two Austrian students from the University of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg Austria. Michael Hurnaus and Daniel Hartl developed the game to learn about new Microsoft technologies such as c#, WPF, XNA, and DirectX. They decided
on WPF due to the ability to create…
Roiy Zysman has an interesting article on GeoTagging images. With a few quick .Net image functions, Roiy was able to embed
the GeoTag properties in.
Now if you really want to do GeoTagging and your camera doesn't support it, I suggest syncing your GPS and camera together then…
at Code Project, Jeff Atwood, posted
a rather neat article on a Captcha control. A Captcha is a way to help prove you're a human attempting to do something rather than a computer. There is are a
great articles on
Human Interactive Proofs out there if you're interested in…
Dave Weller and the XNA team have posted the
XNA presentations from Gamefest 2007. A few of the presentations are:
The costs of managed code
I recommend this even if you're not interested in XNA. It will show you how to speed up code and what actually makes some code slow for no…
Mike Hurnaus may have saw “Honey, I shrunk the kids!” when he thought this idea up. Mike built a what may be the
world's largest Windows Media Center remote control.
How Mike created the pad is rather smart, he ordered some Dance Dance revolution mats and used an adapter to hook them into…
For those who love Deep Zoom items like on the
Hard Rock Cafe's memorabilia site and would love that to be on their site but don't want to use the Silverlight platform? Fear not as we have an Ajax'ed version of it!
Scott Guthrie has blogged about a nice little how-to
twitter silverlight application that Celso Gomes and Peter Blois created. There is a full
10 minute video and
source code for this neat application. The blog post shows you detailed steps on how to create the application too!…