2022-11-18 How does Windows decide whether your computer has limited or full Internet access? - The Old New Thing
Windows attempts to download a file from a dedicated Web server. Depending on which version of Windows, it’s
http://www.msftconnecttest.com/connecttest.txt. If the download is successful and contains the correct contents, then Windows concludes that you have full Internet access.
2022-11-14 'Be' is nice. End of story. - by Bradford Morgan White
That's a story about BeOS!
2022-11-17 Home - Apple Rankings by The Appleist Brian Frange - Comedian Brian Frange
These are real apples!
2022-11-17 wbkd/awesome-node-based-uis: A curated list with resources about node-based UIs
2022-11-20 What makes Git so hard to use? HighFlux
Several tools are already out there:
2022-11-19 Bannalia: trivial notes on themes diverse: Inside boost::unordered_flat_map
Starting in Boost 1.81 (December 2022), Boost.Unordered provides, in addition to its previous implementations of C++ unordered associative containers, the new containers boost::unordered_flat_map and boost::unordered_flat_set (for the sake of brevity, we will only refer to the former in the remaining of this article). If boost::unordered_map strictly adheres to the C++ specification for std::unordered_map, boost::unordered_flat_map deviates in a number of ways from the standard to offer dramatic performance improvements in exchange; in fact, boost::unordered_flat_map ranks amongst the fastest hash containers currently available to C++ users.
2022-11-17 foxlet/macOS-Simple-KVM: Tools to set up a quick macOS VM in QEMU, accelerated by KVM.
So... it is here in C++... because how else would you test your opensource C++ with no apple device?
2022-11-13 AnalogJ/scrutiny: Hard Drive S.M.A.R.T Monitoring, Historical Trends & Real World Failure Thresholds
If you run a server with more than a couple of hard drives, you're probably already familiar with S.M.A.R.T and the
smartddaemon. If not, it's an incredible open source project described as the following: smartd is a daemon that monitors the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology (SMART) system built into many ATA, IDE and SCSI-3 hard drives. The purpose of SMART is to monitor the reliability of the hard drive and predict drive failures, and to carry out different types of drive self-tests.
- 2022-11-18 Go Style styleguide
2022-11-19 Tree views in css
2022-11-19 Marek Gibney on Twitter: "With a single css rule, one can create interactive trees in pure html. https://t.co/0GEIsRtqMC" / Twitter
2022-11-18 Candle Made with CSS Hacker News
2022-11-19 How to use a Raspberry Pi in kiosk mode - Raspberry Pi
2022-11-18 Use This Kernel Parameter in Your Kiosk - Connor's Blog
r/PBSOD is a fun subreddit all about posting pictures of broken kiosks and information/entertainment systems in public. It stands for Public Blue Screen of Death which is a Windowsism but Linux systems are posted there too.
$ sysctl -w kernel.panic=60
$ ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf scale=1920:-1 -vcodec libx265 -crf 24 output.mp4
- 2022-11-19 I got laid off at Microsoft. What I regret - YouTube
Reassuring video from someone who was laid off from MS