28 Feb '12, 6am

Photos, coverage, and news from #hacknroll. A wrapup:

Photos, coverage, and news from #hacknroll. A wrapup:

The winning team, Team Semantics 2, was a group of 2 students who built a UAV in 24 hours. They used the Justin.tv api, found that the screenshots API did not work, rejected a Flash-based approach and wrote a Selenium script to take screenshots of an open browser in their Linux computer. They then cropped the image programmatically. After which, they uploaded those screenshots via Dropbox to submit to face.com for face detection (this was after realizing that face.com needed a hosted image). Lastly, their plane crashed multiple times, after which they discovered they had accidentally reversed the polarity of their engine.

Full article: http://nushackers.org/2012/02/hackroll-12-wrapup/

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