How to train the Tensorflow Object Detection API with custom training data

I’ve been working on image object detection for my senior thesis at Bowdoin and have been unable to find a tutorial that describes, at a low enough level (i.e. with code samples), how to set up the Tensorflow Object Detection API and train a model with a...

Developing and Deploying bowdoinorient.com

I moved the Bowdoin Orient site from a custom CMS to a WordPress-based system over a year ago; since that time, I’ve struggled to find a proper development and deployment workflow that made sense for the Orient. This year, as the Orient welcomes four new members onto its web...

Learning and Making

I’ve been working on a crossword puzzle creator for about three years, and I can’t tell whether it’s close to done or barely even started. In that time, the project has morphed into a personal playground in which I experiment with new, experimental web technologies. In practical terms, this means...

Bringing back RSS won't decentralize web publishing.

Wired, OReilly and others have been publishing articles about the rising potential for an RSS reemergence. RSS, the relatively obscure, techie-centric publishing technology that let users aggregate their own feed of web content, is heralded as a refreshing alternative to contemporary news curation. Today, in the...