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Computer Vision and the Blind

April 16th, 2012 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips The cell phone camera plus computer vision plus computer speech equals apps for the blind. I worked in computer vision during the 1980s and early 1990s. My work was mostly with having a computer transform an aerial image into a map. I didn’t foresee the technologies that would make the digital image […]

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Tags: Computing · Family · Health · Image · Technology

Facial Recognition and Faces on the Internet

March 7th, 2011 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Recent advances in computer networks and facial recognition software bring about some interesting possibilities for knowing that a person was in a place at a time doing an activity. Governments might want to know this information. Private companies, however, would more likely implement this for profit. This post brings about some interesting […]

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Tags: Image · Technology · Video

Publish on Demand – FastPencil Part 2

May 27th, 2010 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips My printed book from FastPencil is in hand. It took about three weeks for FastPencil to transform a PDF file to a paperback book. It is 6″x9″ and 155 pages. Lessons Learned: 10-point font is too small for my eyes I chose a creme paper instead of white, I wish I had […]

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Tags: General Systems Thinking · Image · Systems · Writing

Is That What I Look Like When I…?

October 29th, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I have seen people doing some not-so-good things that I sometimes do. Yikes! I have a lot of incentive to cut down on those things. The past several days I have been around people who are complaining a lot about something. It is really annoying to be around them as they complain. […]

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Tags: Image · Learning · Observation

An Example of Excellent Communication

June 1st, 2009 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I often see poor photographs of technical products on the Internet. Today I saw an excellent image that communicates much about this product from Nvidia. One of my frequent complaints about photographs of technology is the lack of scale. Someone will show their “new, smaller footprint widget” sitting on a nice, shiny […]

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Tags: Communication · Image