Battle Royale IV Ottawa’s Biggest LAN Party Announced (2010)

Sep 25

Battle Royale IV Ottawa’s Biggest LAN Party Announced (2010)

Those who are not familiar with Battle Royale, is the biggest LAN party from Ottawa is to be held on November 6th, 2010 at Carleton University. There are special discounts available for early birds and IEEE members. Available games tournaments will be on CS: Source, Starcraft 2, Left 4 Dead 2, League of Legends, Rock Band 2, Smash Brothers Brawl, Super Street...

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Why OpenCV Installation is so complicated?

Feb 10

OpenCV is a library for digital image processing which supports C, C++ and Python. It runs both in Windows and Linux. However installing OpenCV is not straight forward. I don’t know why such popular library is left like this. Here is one article which explains easy installation. However, I will add scripts for installing OpenCV...

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A Very Simple Database Library for PHP and MySQL

Dec 24

There are plenty of complicated and complete libraries available for MySQL and PHP- which are used widely in big projects. For small projects we either use our own small library or we don’t use anything at all. The bad thing about not using anything at all are: a) The database information gets spread all over the places and b)we often forget to check security...

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Personal (Nontechnical) Web Security

Nov 13

Personal (Nontechnical) Web Security

May be the communication between two people at two different domains (time or space) started with the paintings on the stones by our very first ancestors. Today’s complicated communication networks are way matured; yet they need to be improved to cope with growing demand. While communication networks started to become more complicated, the “end of trust...

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First Lecture on Lecture on Demand Series: Introduction to Eclipse IDE

Oct 31

It was a great pleasure for me to talk about Eclipse IDE today at Carleton. This was a warm up for IEEE Computer Society Carleton University SB Chapter’s new Lecture on Demand series. Technically it was the first lecture, but students will be offered a lot more topics to choose from in future. What is Lecture on Demand : From past, we have learned, when we...

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IEEEXtreme 3.0 Feedback

Oct 25

By now, IEEEXtreme 3.0 should be over. This year there were about 700 teams participated in the contest- which means about 2100 competitors. In terms of number, it was a great success- I believe it was beyond organizers’ expectation. I was worried if the server will be able to handle the huge traffic. Eventually it did. Problem set was pretty standard –...

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