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Mostly C++ programmer in Vancouver.
Specialising in image processing, 3d modeling, Lidar - I'm really a physicist


Nov
15
comment Is it possible to calculate weight of person with sensors found in today's smartphone?
@Georg - the optimum number of lawyers may be a fraction less than 1. Large scale experiments (and a chainsaw) would be needed to verify this!
Nov
15
answered Is it possible to calculate weight of person with sensors found in today's smartphone?
Nov
13
revised What's the difference between dim and bright light?
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Nov
13
comment What's the difference between dim and bright light?
@Speldosa - there is a difference between the 'actual brightness' measured by some system and the 'perceived brightness' measured by your biased eye
Nov
13
revised What's the difference between dim and bright light?
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Nov
13
answered What's the difference between dim and bright light?
Nov
11
comment Penetration of armor plate
You might also assume that C17 steel or C19 iron (depends whose civil war you are talking about!) is 1/2 or 1/4 as strong as modern pipe steel and so 1/4 to 1/16 the speed of projectile
Nov
10
comment What happens to body chemistry at the speed of light?
We are moving at nearly 0.1% of the speed of light around the galactic center but it doesn't affect us.
Nov
9
revised Yield Strength versus Ultimate Strength
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Nov
9
answered What happens if you try to freeze water in an water tight container
Nov
9
answered Is it (theoretically) physically possible to project an image into thin air?
Nov
8
answered Timber floating in the river
Nov
8
answered Yield Strength versus Ultimate Strength
Nov
6
answered Why doesn't water come out of tap/faucet at high pressure when I turn it on?
Nov
6
comment What is the maximum efficiency of a trebuchet?
Isn't knocking-down-castle-wall efficency what you are really trying to optomise for?
Nov
2
answered What theories allow for “Tractor Beams”?
Nov
1
comment mirror house gedanken experiment
You can't reach a higher surface brightness than the filament true. But is that the same as any view into the box intercepts the filament?
Nov
1
answered mirror house gedanken experiment
Oct
31
revised The shape of the earth$\ldots$
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Oct
31
answered The shape of the earth$\ldots$