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Rodrigo Benenson
Works at Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
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Lived in Saarbrücken, Germany
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ICCV2013  Conference videos are now available !
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The ultimate conflict between reason and consumerist inpulses: buy nothing for 30 Euros.

http://youneednothing.com
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Here goes the explanation behind one of my mottos: "every paper is a lie". 
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Decaf is the latest open source implementation of a deep convolutional network.
The authors provide an online demonstration, and claim results on par with +Alex Krizhevsky  results.

Deep is the new cool !

https://github.com/UCB-ICSI-Vision-Group/decaf-release
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If i understand correctly it's built on top of Krizhevsky convnet?
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This seems like an interesting (and modern) method to learn piano.
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This is my personal version of watching a cricket game.

DARPA Robotics Challenge Trials Live Broadcast
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Indeed, after double checking, the website mentions that the robots are "guided".

However there are supposed to be guided with potentially unstable communications. So the guidelines are high level, not direct control of the motors.

This explains why we did not see any operator wearing an exoskeleton to control their robots, and why the robots do have so many sensors (for a teleoperated one).

This also explains, maybe, why everything was so slow. I guess that during "dead times" the  humans were debating about what command send next...
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Being able to program a microcontroller using only a text editor and a high level language such as python is quite amazing (no need to have the compiler installed in your PC).
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overhead? multitasking?
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Here goes the explanation behind one of my mottos: "every paper is lie".

http://phdslimbo.blogspot.de/2013/11/every-paper-is-lie.html
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Here is an interesting review of basic chemistry.
I like to remind people around me that trees are made of air ( Where Do Trees Get Their Mass From? ).
Now I get to be reminded of how pervasive the carbon cycle is, and how important breathing is.

If anyone has a good pointer to the biochemistry of fat decomposition, please post in comments.
For all I know, this talk does not preclude the existence of a "make you slim pill", by inducing the decomposition by means other than "hunger or sports".
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when vision scientists need to be reminded to keep breathing, you know cvpr deadline is getting close
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Challenges in face detection/pose estimation available at http://app.thefacesoffacebook.com
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Engineer & Researcher
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  • Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik
    Post-doc researcher, 2013 - present
  • K.U. Leuven
    Post-doc researcher, 2013
  • INRIA
    PhD student
  • Mines ParisTech
    PhD student
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Saarbrücken, Germany - Leuven, Belgium - Versailles, France - France and Chile - Valparaiso, Chile - Paris, France
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Dreamer, thinker, doer; 
tries to smile as much as he can, 
tries to do as much good as he can.
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  • École publique rue de l'Ouest, Paris 14ème
  • Alliance Française de Valparaiso
  • UTFSM
  • Mines ParisTech
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Very good service, clean rooms. And they give green apples for free !
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Great value for price. One of the "must eat at" places in Leuven.
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The mainstream cinema of Leuven. The only place where you can see Holywood productions in 3d.
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Quite good food.
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Nice atmosphere, ok food, good service.
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