The Hackerspace Movement: Mitch Altman at TEDxBrussels

The Hackerspace Movement: Mitch Altman at TEDxBrussels

Hi! Following my previous post about the eLab Makerspace Today I’m just going to share a video that I saw today and honestly think that everyone who loves learning, making, tinkering, should see (and everyone who doesn’t should see it too!). It’s a video about the history of Hackerspaces and the Maker movement that includes



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The birth of eLab Hackerspace

Hi! Today I’ll let you know about a Hackerspace that I have founded together with my friends João Duarte, Goncalo Pereira, Fábio Martins and Hugo Santos in September of 2011 inside the University of the Algarve. The electronics engineering department had been providing a room for students to do their projects for a few years



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Pictobrowser, a great slideshow for Flickr and Picasa

Hi! When I was setting up the previous  version of “the BiT Bang Theory blog” in Blogger I had to make some choices. One of them was which free image hosting to use, Picasa Web Albums or Flickr? I ended up choosing Picasa Web Albums (if you’re wondering why, check the link). With this choice, I



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New Publication: Multi-scale cortical keypoints for realtime hand tracking and gesture recognition

Hi! This post is just to let you know that there is a new publication in the Publications page named Multi-scale cortical keypoints for realtime hand tracking and gesture recognition. It was presented in the 1st International Workshop on Cognitive Assistive Systems: closing the Action-Perception Loop, held in conjunction with IROS2012.     Here’s the abstract:



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