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Mostly C++ programmer in Vancouver.
Specialising in image processing, 3d modeling, Lidar - I'm really a physicist


Jan
15
comment Commuting with a laptop that is powered on
I lost one laptop to overheating by leaving it to re-encode a videofile while in a laptop bag. The passively cooled GPU literally burned.
Jul
15
awarded  Yearling
Apr
24
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
7
comment How does limiting a laptop battery's full charge to less than 100% extend its battery life?
@sidran32 - yes that's the problem. It charges to 100%, harger turns off, the battery drops to 99% it turns on at max voltage, etc etc.
Nov
7
answered How does limiting a laptop battery's full charge to less than 100% extend its battery life?
Nov
7
revised Software KM switch - not video
typo
Nov
7
accepted Software KM switch - not video
Nov
7
comment Software KM switch - not video
@Paperlantern - synergy is exactly what I was looking for. I even remember using this on Linux but I thought it was part of X, I never knew it was an app. ps if you wan't to put this as an answer so I can accept it
Nov
7
comment Software KM switch - not video
Well the picture is more like; piles of servers covering the floor with monitors and the occasional keyb/mouse balanced on top of them with a mess of cables covering everything - but yes!
Nov
7
answered Why Virtualbox VDI doubles the space of the VM hard disk?
Nov
7
asked Software KM switch - not video
Oct
29
comment How to get maximum CUDA performance from laptop GPU
in windows there is an option in explorer, "something like full graphics"? that you can set in the preferences for a shortcut to the app
Jul
15
awarded  Yearling
May
5
comment How is OS X Disk Utility's secure erase mode in comparison to other commerical secure delete methods/apps?
@Moab - it moved, fixed it
May
5
revised How is OS X Disk Utility's secure erase mode in comparison to other commerical secure delete methods/apps?
added 5 characters in body
Apr
18
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
10
awarded  Popular Question
Feb
26
awarded  Popular Question
Feb
6
comment truecrypt drive encryption NTFS compression
The compression is INSIDE the encrypted container. It will compress identically to any other data, the compressed (ie. essentially random) data is then encrypted
Feb
6
comment Rip concert DVD to MP3
@Adam - haven't tried from a dvd, just fire up VLC select stream audio and try it!