Magnus Skjegstad

AR.Drone test flight #1

I bought an AR.Drone some time ago, but I haven't been able to do any testing with it until now. Yesterday we did a short experiment to see if it could lift the mobile phones we used for the chat experiment.

In this picture the phone is taped ...

Getting funnel.pl to work in OS X

There are several plugins for Vim and MacVim that require a connection to an external program such as R, Lisp or Octave. Some of them rely on a Perl-script written by Larry Clapp called funnel.pl to communicate with the external program. Unfortunately, this script can be difficult to get ...

Experimenting with distributed chat

In this experiment we use a remote controlled airplane and an Android phone to carry data between two computers. The idea is that in environments where you are without a network connection you could still get a working network environment with the help of mobile nodes picking up messages in ...

A stand-alone Java Bloom filter

Some years ago I needed a Bloom filter implementation in Java. At the time, most implementations where either written for a special purpose or relied on other libraries. I decided to write my own Bloomfilter-class which did not depend on anything outside the standard JDK.

This post gives some examples ...