Archives March 27, 2012

Research in Action 2012

Spent the afternoon at Research in Action (at University of Toronto).  Highlights:

  • big classical (i.e. right out of the textbook) neural network used for road detection in satellite imagery; okay results, huge amounts of computing power involved; not sure it's really all that much better than a hand-coded solution, but it did seem ...

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Make your nginx-proxied Django site detect SSL (HTTPS)

One of the nice new features in Django 1.4 is that it allows you to (easily) detect an upstream server's use of ssl using request.is_secure().  This means that your nginx configuration can use http or https on the same server and your Django site can detect it.  The magic is accomplished by ...

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