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[25 May 2011 | One Comment | ]
Honda Provides Smart Homes to Japanese City

The people of Saitama City, Japan are in for a treat with the signing of the E-KIZUNA Project Agreement with Honda. According to the agreement Saitama will be the setting to test the urban use of hybrid vehicles, electric vehicles and electric scooters. There are also plans for the testing of Honda’s Smart Home system in spring 2012.
The Smart Home Systems will generate electricity by using solar panels and gas engine cogeneration units. This extra energy, that compliments the commercial grid, can be used to charge EVs and help reduce …

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[16 May 2011 | No Comment | ]
Tython for Kinect: Program While You Punch

If you’re a programmer, you no doubt spent a lot of time sitting at the computer, and you may be worried about how this might affect your health. How about getting rid of that keyboard and comfy chair, and start programming the Tython way? What’s Tython? (My guess is it’s Tae Bo + Python = Tython) It’s a “Muscle Programming Language/Framework” which uses Xbox’s Kinect to transform fighting moves in a programming syntax. For example here’s how a simple “Hello World” program is written.
left jab;left jab;left jab;left jab;right straight;right straight;right …