Project Tango Tablet Development Kit

Applied a while ago.. and got the email just now! Ordered the white version.. The specs all look good and price is reasonable: $512 + tax.

A short description of Project Tango:

Project Tango combines 3D motion tracking with depth sensing to give your mobile device the ability to know where it is and how it moves through space.

Well, basically everything is old but the depth sensors. Not very sure how do they handle the trajectory noise right now though.

Here is the screenshot:

Project Tango Order

VPS Setup Record - LAMP

LAMP = Linux + Apache + MariaDB + PHP

Install Apache

yum -y install httpd

Before doing any modifications, you might want to make a copy of important files like:

mkdir /etc/httpd_bak
cp -R /etc/httpd /etc/httpd_bak

Now setup the first webpage:

vim /etc/httpd/conf.d/

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VPS Setup Record - Basics

Just upgrade my VPS to CentOS 7 and it cleans up everything. In case I forgot it, here I record what I did step by step.. hopefully it'll be useful to everyone on the web too! 😀

I'll start with some very basic stuff. Notice that different Linux distribution has different commands.

My VPS Info

  • Linux Distribution: CentOS 7 x86_64
  • RAM: 768MB
  • Disk Space: 15GB SSD
  • Bandwidth: 200GB
  • Location: Tokyo

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Get rid of grid in Matlab "surf"

Recently I need to look at the antenna beam and show the RSS while steering the beam in various angles. The results are stored in a matrix and I'll need to surf it. The black grids are really annoying.. To get rid of it, just assign either LineStyle or EdgeColor to none.

For instance, surf(X,Y,Z,'LineStyle','none','EdgeColor','none').