Monthly Archives: November 2012

If the Earth Had Two Moons

What if the Earth had two moons instead of just one?  Would we still have high and low tides, would they be more or less extreme, at longer or shorter intervals, etc.?  This was another thought experiment, similar to others … Continue reading

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Kinect skeleton tracking with Visual Python

Lately I have been experimenting with Microsoft’s Kinect and accessing it from a PC.  The Kinect sensor provides a 640×480 color image and a 320×240 depth image, each at 30 frames per second(*).  With all of that data and with all … Continue reading

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