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Using Complex Numbers in R

Using Complex Numbers in R

This post is a continuation of my series dealing with matrix operations for image processing. My next goal is to demonstrate the construction of simple low-pass and high-pass spatial frequency filters in R. It’s easy enough to construct simple versions of these filters in R using the Fast Fourier Transform (also known as the FFT), […]

The Continuing Inanity of Hate Speech Laws

I’ve said it before: hate speech laws, whenever they exist, will always be exploited to suppress speech that’s politically charged. Italy’s proving my point this week, as it contemplates Web restrictions after the attack on Berlusconi.