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Chiradip
San Francisco
Entrepreneur - working on machine learning and bigdata
Interests: Machine learning, AI, Big Data, Scala
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Radios are must when you go on the water that rises and falls at moon's command. My new boat, not really new but new to me, has a radio that doesn't work, so I had to buy one. In doing so, I did some research and my inside engineer kicked... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at Chiradip
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Horses for courses Clean modularity and predictive scalability Vs Fast processing and small memory footprint As we all know and hopefully agree with the proverb “horses for courses” – there is no single technology that solves all our problems. There are some technologies (specially programming languages) attributed as general-purpose technologies.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2014 at Technology
This is a blueprint of a book I am writing. Intially started with Manning but then decided to move forward with my own pace. I will probably publish this through kindle self publishing. I also conduct workshops based on the contents here, mostly they are free, I only charge when... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at Technology
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Reactive Automation and Assisted Reactive Automation Reactive automation is a kind of automation that gets triggered when there is a presence of specific pattern of events in the event space; many a times the irregular ones. It is different from the regular automation in a sense that it does not... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2014 at Technology
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Assumption: You have 2 lenses, one for 35mm sensor camera and another is specially made for APS-C; both are 50mm in focal length and f/2 maximum apeture. Question #1: Do the both lenses produce identical result? Answer: Every lens has its own subjective characterstics, so they are going to be... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at Photography
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So you decided to gift yourself a Leica M 240. If anybody else bought you this - let me know :) Now it may be little intimidating to choose a lens. For Leica there are many options for lenses in same focal length. First someone has to choose a right... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2014 at Photography
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I made my transition to rangedfinder from SLR/DSLR. I was never a real photographer rather an experimenter; always love to experiment with different gadgets. I used SLR and DSLR for quite a long time - 12 years may be, before I transitioned to Leica M and I think I am... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2014 at Photography
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I use lots of tools. But I found that my most favorite and most frequently used tools are a set of precision knives. Here is the picture. Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2013 at Chiradip
One of the most talked about, researched about and most mythical characters in history is Cleopatra. She is one of the Cleopatras in the whole Ptolemaic dynasty where Cleopatra and Ptolemy used to be almost every royal kid’s name depending on their gender. The Cleopatra we are talking about here... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2013 at Chiradip
Kids these days trade toys and their parts - in other word they exchange part or whole of a toy. I like yours and you like mine - is the general rule there and the exchange happens. Pretty cool - huh! My 7.5 years old does that all the time... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2013 at Chiradip
We, humans, by nature, are affraid of making mistakes. What if it bites back, what if I don't succeed, what if I get rejected - this is the usual pattern that prevents us from jumping into the ocean and look for the precious pearls. We want to be perfect before... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2013 at Chiradip
I experienced that once again in my life. It takes real courage to listen to our own hearts - when we don't - we settle for something we don't love or we don't love to do. When we go by the set rules, when we search the internet for the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2013 at Chiradip
Electric RC Cars: A deep understanding Little introduction --------------- Just in case I confuse others, this is not about the sub $30 toy RC cars our 2-year old plays, we are talking about serious RC cars either Nitro or Electric powered, generally a 1/10th size electric one starts with a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2013 at Beyond Scala
Brendan, NodeJS and RabbitMQ is available now. I will write database connection soon, possibly a NoSQL database.
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Sithuraj, NodeJS and RabbitMQ is available now. Enjoy!
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Bruce, its available now. Enjoy!
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This is true for almost every part of our personal and professional life. We tend to go by standard and the things already people are doing everyday. I am really not against doing the same thing others are doing; but I am against getting blinfolded and believe thats the best... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2013 at Chiradip
I can't sleep in the most nights. Something or other bugs me almost every night. Of late this has been robotics. I am never excited about humonoid form of robots - its cool but just not something so far I am excited about; but you never know. I was building... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2013 at Chiradip
@Sithuraj & Bruce - Sorry I was busy on something - I will write the rest part soon.
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Feel free to ask questions here in the comment area "Post a comment" - those are not covered in FAQ section. This will help build a better FAQ section. Thanks in advance for your cooperation. Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2012 at The Robot Studio
Curl to access Spring Security protected application Found a post on it - very useful - though it misses 'resources' dir in the standard name - the corrected one is here curl --data "j_username=&j_password=" http://localhost:8080/yoursecureapp/resources/j_spring_security_check --cookie-jar cookies.txt Then curl http://localhost:8080/yoursecureapp/secureservice --cookie cookies.txt The original link - https://bowerstudios.com/node/913 Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2012 at Technology
Lets start with the Node JS for the first installment ====================================================== QUICK NOTE: By readers request - browse towards the end to find file upload example using Node and formidable. Seriously. Look at the below code snippet. var http = require('http') http.createServer(function(request, response) { response.writeHead(200, {"Content-Type":"text/plain"}) response.write("Hello World") response.end() }).listen(8888)... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2012 at Technology
Let's face it - enterprise Java projects without OSGi is not a good idea anymore. To avoid complexity and conflicts in the runtime can be avoided using OSGi, besides that it provides true service orientation through something that is called modularity in OSGi world. Modularity that also exist in runtime.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at Beyond OSGi
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Photography - The Art marries The Technology Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2011 at Bay Photo
These two languages are my favorites and on top of my list. One is OO-FP and primarily targeted for JVM and other is 20+ years old pure functional language. Scala cleverly targeted JVM to reach wherever Java reached and adopted a lot from functional programming concepts from Haskell, ML and... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2011 at Beyond Scala