ChromaTags: An Accurate, Robust, and Fast Visual Fiducial System

Though one of the major goals of computer vision is automatic recognition and understanding of natural features, for many applications this level of sophistication is unnecessary and could even be detrimental (due to errors or lack of speed). In applications where an perception is less important, such as virtual/augmented reality systems, or swarm robotics, localization […]

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Grade Distributions

Have you ever wondered what course and professor to take? I’m pretty sure we all have. Unfortunately, ratemyprofessor.com has subjective ratings for each professor and Koofers is often out of date and provides minimum insight. What you may not know, is that you can submit a FOIA request the grade distribution for every course, professor, GPA, for the past […]

Announcing Easy A

When Edward Snowden, released a plethora of documents relating to government spying I was appalled. Largely because, I didn’t know. It shocked me that a secret that big, and known by thousands took years to get out, and no one informed me. My first reaction was, “lets DDoS the government with FOIA requests,” it was a joke […]