Simple Movie Recommender Using SVD

Given a movie title, we’ll use Singular Value Decomposition (SVD) to recommend other movies based on user ratings. Filtering and recommending based on information given by other users is known as coll

Face Morpher Talk at FOSS Asia

I just presented at FOSS Asia (free open source software) conference.I talked about face morphing and averaging using Python. Slides: http://alyssaq.github.io/face_morpher_slidesCode: http://github.co


2014 ReviewTravelled to 10 different countries in Europe with Seb as the rider and myself as the pillion on his motorbike. Fell in love with the Alps. Did 4 trips from Singapore to Malaysia to hunt wa

Understanding Hough Transform With Python

The Hough transform (Duda and Hart, 1972), which started out as a technique to detect lines in an image, has been generalised and extended to detect curves in 2D and 3D. Here, we understand how an ima

Installing OpenCV on Mac OSX With Homebrew

Install the package manager Homebrew. It beats MacPorts any day. Go ahead and install OpenCV: $ brew install opencv If all is well, it should be available at: /usr/local/Cellar/opencv/2.4.9 Create

How to Run SlimerJS and PhantomJS With CircleCI

GoalAutomatically run user-driven tests (BDD) with SlimerJS for testing on Gecko (firefox) and PhantomJS for WebKit (chrome/safari) on the continuous integration platform, CircleCI. Auto testing on Ci

Window Tiling in OS X

Discovered window tiling for my Mac and absolutely love it! Its open-source, light-weight and does what I need:spectacleapp Shortcuts to snap any application to left-half, right-half, quarter, thirds.

Ready Player One - Summary and After-Effects

You have to read Ready Player One (2011) by Ernest Cline! I have a major soft spot for utopian and dystopian future societies and characters. Throw in immersive virtual reality, artificial intelligenc

View Math Equations in Markdown With MathJax

MaxJax is an open-source JavaScript display engine for LaTeX, MathML, and AsciiMath notation that works in all modern browsers. 1) Add the MathJax script from cdn into your HTML. I use the TeX syntax

Publish Your Node Module to NPM

Goal:You have a node module and want in on npm registry for others to use by simply running: npm install <your_module_name> Prerequisites Install nodejs At least the following 3 files: package.

2014 - Lets Blog

I procrastinated, now I shall blogAfter storing years of life stories in my head, I’ve finally decided to blog.In my defence, Ive tried many times. I have several online blogs, many to-do lists and sc