Category Archives: windows

Compress sequence of UNIX timestamps with microseconds accuracy to ~10bits/timestamp

Problem Setup: There is a stream of timestamps that need to be transferred across some network stream; Goal is to compress this sequence of timestamps (with microseconds accuracy, lossless). Also the encoding and decoding process should be very fast so that it can scale for time critical processes; Some assumptions:… Read more »

Hands on with HoloLens & bootstrapping tips

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I had an opportunity to work on HoloLens project during #ONEWEEK hackathon at Microsoft. For those who don’t know, oneweek is a yearly worldwide hackathon at Microsoft where interns & full time employees from different MS Campuses can participate and develop prototypes on any track or idea. Before you start, you should… Read more »

setting up libcurl in visual studio (2013) and sending http(s) requests with c++

I’m a mac user, when it comes to generic libraries I love to ./configure make make install One day a buddy (a fellow Mechanical Engineering guy) comes up with a windows laptop and he needs help with a VC++ win32 project which is supposed to make http calls to rotate a… Read more »