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Org Mode - Organize Your Life In Plain Text!

Table of Contents<p>1. How To Use This Document<p>2. License<p>3. Change History - What's new<p>4. Getting Started<p>4.1. Getting org-mode with Git<br>• 4.2. Org-Mode …

Linear Algebra: What matrices actually are

Most high school students in the United States learn about matrices and matrix multiplication, but they often are not taught <i>why</i> matrix multiplication …

How to Run a Portable Version of Windows from a USB Drive

Ever wanted a copy of Windows you can take with you wherever you go, to use on any computer you want? It's possible: here's how to install a portable …

How the system deals with USB devices

Hello, again.<p>In this post I will talk about the traffic that an USB device generates (when it’s driver is automatically loaded when the device is …

Switching Eds: Face swapping with Python, dlib, and OpenCV

Introduction<p>In this post I’ll describe how I wrote a short (200 line) Python script to automatically replace facial features on an image of a face, …

Composing Music With Recurrent Neural Networks

<i>(Update: A paper based on this work has been accepted at EvoMusArt 2017! See here for more details.)</i><p>It’s hard not to be blown away by the surprising …

Unix Toolbox

Let say we want to access the CVS (port 2401) and http (port 80) which are running on the gate. This is the simplest example, desthost is thus …

Here are all the tools you need to properly back up your data

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>You can never know when disaster is going to strike, be it a flash flood or a Blue Screen of Death. What you <i>can</i> do, though, is take …

D-Bus Tutorial for Python

Those days I had to make a D-Bus server and client in python and I thought to share with you guys some things about the D-Bus.<p>First of all, what is …

'Skysphere' will be your dream living space, can be completely controlled with Android app

We all like having our own little space, where we can simply be ourselves and do whatever. This is usually just a little room somewhere in the house, but there’s some people who will not conform with having such an average man cave. Plastic engineer and graphic designer Jono Williams went above and …

Is This Small Device a Must-Have for Body-Weight Training?

The Men’s Health fitness director gave it a shot. Here’s what he thought<p>It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of body-weight training. Heck, I wrote a book called <i>Your Body is Your Barbell</i>, which touts the hundreds of benefits of working out with zero equipment.<p>But I still love an effective training …

Workouts

Python developer articles - OAuth step by step

OAuth step by step<p>OAuth protocol has two versions: 1.0 and 2.0.<p>Most of services today use version 2.0, i suppose because it is easier to implement. …

You can build Microsoft's Kinect-powered holodeck at home

Got a Kinect, a projector and a knack for code? If so, you can create a <i>Star Trek</i>-like holodeck in your living room. Microsoft has released the RoomAlive Toolkit, a software framework that lets you string together Kinect motion trackers to create interactive projection maps. You can use it to build …

Augmented Reality

10 Things You Can Do To Live To Be 100

It seems that almost every day we read about another centenarian swimming across the English Channel blind-folded with one hand tied behind his back or jumping out of an airplane while she knits a scarf without dropping a single stitch. OK, slight exaggerations perhaps, but without a doubt, more …

Common Lisp as a Scripting Language, 2015 edition

The first computer I used had about 2KB of RAM. The other day, I compiled a 2KB Common Lisp script into a 16MB executable to get its startup (and …

40 Age-Erasing Superfoods

Look, feel, and stay young<p>The latest science on the muscle-building, brain-enhancing, wrinkle-erasing, heart-strengthening, bone-protecting, immunity-boosting, and inflammation-fighting foods you should be eating every day.<p><b>1. Almonds</b>These energy-rich snacks lower bad cholesterol, thanks to plant …

Nutrition

Five Things You Absolutely, Positively Need to Know About Your Flipboard Magazines

Flipboard magazines are a beautiful way to curate and share your favorite articles, photos, videos and audio tracks. Yet beyond the basic ability to flip content into your magazines via Flipboard’s “+” button, there are five more things you can do with your magazine that every magazine-maker …

Meet the winners of the Best Interactive Programming Course Contest

A couple of months ago the Best Interactive Programming Course Contest organized by JetBrains came to a close. The courses that were produced as part …

Reverse engineering Windows or Linux PCI drivers with Intel VT-d and QEMU – Part 1

Today, I will describe a new way to reverse engineer PCI drivers by creating a <b>PCI passthrough</b> with a QEMU virtual machine. In this article, I will …

7 Ways to Never Have a Heart Attack

The best ways to stop a heart attack from happening<p>Gamblers, weathermen, and Dionne Warwick aren't the only people who try to make a living predicting the future. Doctors do, too. Just as a gambler might gather stats like Sammy Sosa's slugging percentage on Thursday games at home when the wind is …

Nutrition

Sacha Chua and John Wiegley on Elisp Development

Sacha Chua has a great video chat with John Wiegley on Elisp development. If you work with Elisp, you really should spend the time to watch it.<p>Chua …

Build to Learn: Why You Should Make Things No One Will Use

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>If you’ve ever built something for other people you’ll know the buzz that comes from having real users. There’s nothing quite like knowing you made something from scratch that helped or entertained another person.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is …

9 Foods That Boost Your Calorie Burn

Hitting the gym isn’t the only way to torch cals.

Nutrition

Building a SNES emulator with a Raspberry Pi and a PS3 gamepad

It’s been a while since I did this, but I got some people asking me lately about how exactly I did it and I thought it could be nice to write a post …

3 Subtle Signs You’re Having a Heart Attack

Could you tell if you were having a heart attack? Here are the scary (and subtle) things you should look for<p>By now, you’ve seen enough heart attack scenes that you could spot one from a mile away: There’s the gasping for air, the clasping of hands over the chest, and pain so severe the victim …

Create a backup Windows 8 installer (before it's too late)

Back in the old days, computers that came with Windows also came with Windows media: floppy disks, then later CDs and eventually a DVD. If you needed to reinstall the OS for any reason, you just used that media.<p>Those days are over. Think about the last computer you bought: it almost certainly came …

Software

15 best Android games of 2018!

Gaming on mobile has been improving at a far greater rate than any technology that came before it. Android games seems to hit new heights every year. With the release of Android Nougat and Vulkan API, it only stands to get better and better over time. It won’t be long before mobile sees some even …

Google Play

10 Cardio Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running

You don’t need to spend your whole life jogging to incinerate fat.

Exercise