Category Archive: News

Jan 12

Gameboy Color emulator running on a browser

Yesterday I posted about Cut The Rope being ported to HTML5+Javascript. Today, I continue the same topic, but with a different view. I’ve came across this fantastic site that puts a whole Gameboy Color Game Center in the browser, using the power of Javascript and HTML5, created by Grant Galitz. Now we are starting to get …

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Jan 11

Cut The Rope in HTML 5

In order to show developers the power of HTML 5, the astonishing successful mobile game Cut The Rope has been partially ported from Objective-C to Javascript and can be played for free in http://www.cuttherope.ie/, sponsored by Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, with some unique levels in this version, like the one below. In the up-right corner of the …

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Jan 10

Free Online Machine Learning Classes

Professor Andrew Ng and his team from University of Stanford provided free online lessons about machine learning. Students are provided video sessions and slide presentations in both PDF and PPTX, as well as some practical exercises. You don’t even need to have a lot of Maths background, as the course has some introductory content on Algebra …

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Jan 05

The new NAO “Next Gen”

The new NAO has been presented by Aldebaran in this video, with a 1.6GHz processor and two HD cameras. The old version is the official platform for the RoboCup Standard Platform League, and in RoboCup 2011 (Istanbul, Turkey) I’ve came across some complaints about the NAO design, being most of them related to the hip joint. …

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