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Re: [Marlboro_Raceway] Suzy Dietrich Marlboro Film

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  • jockellis@bellsouth.net
    Think he ll have any trouble getting into Ha va d? Jock Sent from my iPhone
    Message 1 of 34 , Jan 30, 2013
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      Think he'll have any trouble getting into Ha'va'd?
      Jock

      Sent from my iPhone

      On Jan 29, 2013, at 12:38 AM, Chris Picot <Christopher.Picot@...> wrote:

      > We need the help of a 17 year old.
      >
      > 1. I recalled a relatively recent article in the WP about a student who
      > wrote an algorithm to compare photographs to geographic data in order to
      > determine the location in which the photo was taken.
      >
      > After a couple of fruitless searches I found it.
      >
      > http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2012-11-04/local/35506967_1_algorithm-siemens-competition-science-competition
      >
      >
      > Sample accuracy: 83 our of 100 photos id'd. Can be within 1000 ft.
      > He's from Frederick County, MD. Thus, Steve Lloyd MUST know him!
      >
      > 2. I also ran across other methods. Most if not all digital cameras
      > record some data, such as date and time, and imbed it in the photograph.
      > Cell phones with GPS services can add geolocation information to photos.
      > When photos are posted on the Web, this data goes along with them.
      > Researchers (around 2008) at Carnegie Mellon Univ devised a system to
      > compare, for example, old photos to the millions of digital photos
      > posted on the Web and then extract the geolocation information from the
      > posted photos.
      > Sample accuracy: 16 out of 200 photos within 200 kilometers.
      > (In 2013 they are probably more accurate.)
      >
      > http://phys.org/news133004080.html
      >
      > 3. Also found out about Google's "similar image search".
      >
      > http://www.labnol.org/internet/find-picture-location/21273/
      >
      > https://www.google.com/imghp?hl=en&tab=wi
      > (Click on the camera icon to enter a URL or upload an image.)
      >
      > Haven't tried it and don't know if it is accurate.
      >
      > A good Google search on this topic would probably yield other concepts
      > for identifying the location information from old photos.
      >
      > -NOW, if anybody can extract a couple of still images from this video we
      > might be on our way to finding the location.
      >
      >
      > Want to see what digital information is imbedded in your images?
      > Online: http://exifdata.com/
      >
      > Image editing software that you already have.
      > Right clicking on an image may work.
      >
      > Or, if you want to extract every last bit of information from an image:
      >
      > Download software. 15 day free trial. $39 if you like it.
      > http://download.cnet.com/Picture-Information-Extractor/3000-12511_4-10257274.html
      >
      > Chris
      >
      >
      > On 1/28/2013 5:43 PM, Mike Matune wrote:
      >> Good afternoon all,
      >>
      >> This has certainly been an interesting discussion!
      >>
      >> In an attempt to whittle down the potential tracks shown in the second
      >> half of Suzy Dietrich's video after Marlboro, I looked at the tracks
      >> Chuck Dietrich competed at for the remainder of 1958. I used Terry
      >> O'Neil 's lead that the Marlboro race was the April 20, 1958 National as
      >> a starting point. An internet search (and I realize the shortcomings of
      >> using the net) said that he competed eight more times in 1958. Assuming
      >> the next race on the video was one of those, we have:
      >>
      >> May 18, 1958 - Cumberland, MD
      >>
      >> June 1, 1958 - Dunkirk, NY
      >>
      >> June 22, 1958 - Elkhart Lake, WI
      >>
      >> June 27, 1958 - Watkins Glen, NY
      >>
      >> August 10, 1958 - Harewood Acres, Canada
      >>
      >> September 7, 1968 Elkhart Lake, WI
      >>
      >> September 13, 1958 - Harewood Acres, Canada
      >>
      >> September 20, 1958 - Watkins Glen, NY
      >>
      >> Looking at these I am curious about Dunkirk and Harewood Acres. They
      >> were both airport circuits. Harewood had been a WWII era training base
      >> that had been converted into a sports car track and may have been idle
      >> which may account for the poles in the video. Dunkirk was an active
      >> airport near Buffalo.
      >>
      >> Anymore thoughts?
      >>
      >> Mike
      >>
      >
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    • Chris Picot
      He probably has a folder full of job offers already. If Harvard doesn t give him a full scholarship, the job offers may include full college expenses. Chris
      Message 34 of 34 , Jan 30, 2013
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        He probably has a folder full of job offers already. If Harvard doesn't
        give him a full scholarship, the job offers may include full college
        expenses.

        Chris

        On 1/30/2013 10:24 AM, jockellis@... wrote:
        > Think he'll have any trouble getting into Ha'va'd?
        > Jock
        >
        > Sent from my iPhone
        >
        > On Jan 29, 2013, at 12:38 AM, Chris Picot Christopher.Picot@...
        > <mailto:Christopher.Picot%40verizon.net>> wrote:
        >
        > > We need the help of a 17 year old.
        > >
        > > 1. I recalled a relatively recent article in the WP about a student who
        > > wrote an algorithm to compare photographs to geographic data in order to
        > > determine the location in which the photo was taken.
        > >
        > > After a couple of fruitless searches I found it.
        > >
        > >
        > http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2012-11-04/local/35506967_1_algorithm-siemens-competition-science-competition
        >
        > >
        > >
        > > Sample accuracy: 83 our of 100 photos id'd. Can be within 1000 ft.
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