Archive for the ‘Planet Ubuntu’ Category

Language Identification and it’s state in Free Software

Working on a new feature for eSpeak GUI I started looking into language identification. Forcing users to manually choose the text’s language is a botheration, so trying to guess it by checking which system dictionary contains the most words from the text or some other method would surely be beneficial. After a quick search I […]

The Red Hat Way

I’ve just used one of the GUADEC USB sticks for the first time and found that, in addition to several PDF brochures and a bunch of wallpapers, it includes a Red Hat commercial. Excellent as always.

Zeitgeist 0.5.1 released!

On behalf of the Zeitgeist Project team, I am pleased to announce the immediate availability of Zeitgeist 0.5.1. What is Zeitgeist? Zeitgeist is an event-logging framework for desktop and mobile devices. Applications can push events into the log, and anyone can query the log via the rich query API. The logged events are semantically categorized […]

Experiments with image recognition

It’s summer, which means: I’ve got time for some crazy experiments! As you may know, two years ago I played around with voice recognition. My original idea for this summer was to do some robotics stuff, but unfortunately I’ve had problems getting the serial connection to work. But don’t worry, because I’ve found something else to do. […]

Yet another GUADEC post

I haven’t blogged for quite a few weeks, so I guess it’s time I revive my blog, and what better way to do this than writing about how awesome GUADEC was? :) Saturday 25 I went to the Barcelona airport to take a plane at twelve. The plane started almost two hours later because part […]

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