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How to lock your Mac and not lose WiFi connectivity

Lock your Mac, seriously When you leave your Mac alone, you need to lock it!!! The basics of security right? Apparently not… How to lock your Mac using only your keyboard? It is really simple! This is all over the … Continue reading

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Find out GCC optimizations of -march -mtune etc

If you want to check what optimizations your current gcc settings give you, you need to use: echo | gcc -dM -E – -march=native You can then grep the output to check stuff like MMX, SSE or 3dNOW. To test … Continue reading

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BurgerThought: Softshoring the new offshoring!

Offshoring is often overused nowadays by managers that tend to only understand that based on head count, it costs less, and that is of course true. The problem with simple offshoring is efficiency and failure to deliver, hopefully you can use … Continue reading

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VirtualBox 3.2.8 EULA nuclear FAIL

VirtualBox is a good virtualization platform for both Windows and Linux environments. It sometimes happens that I read the EULA (yes yes) of non-free softwares I install. To my surprise, in the VirtualBox 3.2.8 PUEL, it says: § 3 Restrictions … Continue reading

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Burger Thought 0001 – Fix the “Yellow traffic lights” problem

Yellow Traffic Lights Yellow traffic lights used to be there for a simple logical reason, green/red lights changes are too sudden… what happens when you’re a few meters off the traffic light and it switches colour ? Are you supposed … Continue reading

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