Drone Videos

Drone Videos

Videos from when I had a drone back in 2017: See also the 3D mod­el I cre­at­ed from my drone pho­tographs using pho­togram­me­try and a lot of patience: Aer­i­al 3D Mod­el Cre­at­ed with Drone Through Pho­togram­me­try

How to watch the NTU Falcon Cam on PC, Mac, iOS and Android

How to watch the NTU Falcon Cam on PC, Mac, iOS and Android

Unfor­tu­nate­ly the uni­ver­si­ty streams as RTMP, which gen­er­al­ly requires Flash to stream in a web brows­er. Bizarrely their approach has been to advise view­ers to enable Flash, poten­tial­ly open­ing 1047 ways for view­ers to get hacked. I’ve noticed many peo­ple hav­ing prob­lems watch­ing the cam­eras, so I wrote this short guide on a way to … Read More

Rock, Paper Scissors

Rock, Paper Scissors

I lis­tened to an inter­est­ing pod­cast today, explor­ing the game Rock, Paper, Scis­sors, pre­dic­tion pat­terns and game the­o­ry. Being clever isn’t an effec­tive way of win­ning, as peo­ple are rarely per­fect deci­sion mak­ers. The Nash equi­lib­ri­um is only rel­e­vant to domains with per­fect deci­sion mak­ers. So it is impor­tant to con­sid­er the choic­es of oth­ers. … Read More

Years spent a month by website users

Years spent a month by website users

Tak­ing last month as an exam­ple (Sep­tem­ber 1st — Octo­ber 1st), one of my more pop­u­lar web appli­ca­tions was used by 332,174 unique vis­i­tors, spend­ing an aver­age of 6 mins 37 secs. Work­ing from that fig­ure, 3.971 years are spent  using the appli­ca­tions per month!