Starting a tech startup with C — Startups, Wanderlust, and Life Hacking — Medium

Starting a tech startup with C   — Startups, Wanderlust, and Life Hacking — Medium
Excellent article by James Perry I founded a new tech-startup called Signal Analytics with an old University friend, Fedor Dzjuba of Linnworks. We are building a modern, cloud-based version of OLAP cubes (multi-dimensional data storage and retrieval) using a propriety multi-dimensional database system. I am taking the lead on the technical side and I am most comfortable with C++ so decided to build our OLAP engine with it. I did originally build a prototyp

Claim your free 15GB of OneDrive storage

Claim your free 15GB of OneDrive storage
Microsoft has grudgingly agreed to let current OneDrive users keep their 15GB of free cloud storage and 15GB of free Camera Roll “bonus” storage, rather than dropping you to 5GB as previously stated, but only if you’re aware of the offer and don’t mind a bit of spam. To take advantage of the offer, visit this Microsoft page. Microsoft representatives said the company does not have a supplementary explanatory blog post or statement to add at the present, b

Programming Hex-code on an Attiny85 with the Arduino

To get a HEX-code in your Attiny85 it is possible to use the Arduino as a programmer, but as you cannot load hexcode  in your IDE, it involves using avrdude. First of all, we need to get the Attiny85 clocked to 8Mhz. Open up your Arduino software and upload the Arduino ISP sketch to your board. Disconnect the board from  your computer and attach the Attiny as shown  here. Also make sure you download and install the Attiny core files as described in that

How To Trace an Email

Have you ever received an email several days after it was sent? Have you ever gotten an unwanted email with a fake “From” name, and wished you could find out where it came from? Read on to learn about some free tools that can help with both situations... How to Trace the Source (or Path) of an Email There are times when it’s useful to trace the path that an email took to get to your inbox. The most common situation is suspected spam, when yo...

XIAOMI MI-3 – how to hard reset my phone

Hard Reset XIAOMI MI-3 At the very beginning hold down the Power button to switch off the device. Afterwards press and hold the Volume Up + Power button for a couple of seconds. When the Mi Logo appears  on your screen release only the Power key. Keep holding the Volume Up key until the Recovery Mode appears. In this step select English using Volume keys to browse and Power rocker to select. Then select "wipe data/factory reset" by using Volume Down

Stop Skype Automatically Starting Up on Windows 10 Boot?

Stop Skype Automatically Starting Up on Windows 10 Boot?
Whether you’re on a Windows system or a Macintosh, there’s little more frustrating than the parade of apps that seem to start up every time you boot your computer. Worse, many of them are hidden behind-the-scenes, little “helper apps” that enable certain functions, listen for incoming queries, etc. For some, it’s almost impossible to figure out what they do and some of those might well be malware of some sort of another. It stinks! Even benign programs lik

Chrome Browser Crashes On Startup After Last Update 45.0.2454

Chrome Browser Crashes On Startup After Last Update 45.0.2454
It just happened at our company, 2 of the PCs including mine. After much troubleshooting and reading online forums I found out the culprit to be Comodo Internet Security, specifically one of its component HIPS. Here is the solution to this which I found out and personally applied on both my systems and Google Chrome is working now. To solve the problem follow this steps: 1- Open the COMODO; 2- Click on HIPS; 3- In “HIPS Settings” the last option “Detect s

Activate the Facebook See First Feature

Activate the Facebook See First Feature
By Dave Taylor The Question: I never want to miss a Facebook post from my husband, whether I check five minutes or two days later. I heard that there’s a “see first” feature now for setting someone as important in my Facebook news feed? Good! How do I use it? Dave’s Answer: Facebook hasn’t been super transparent about exactly how its new See First feature works in your news feed, but it is clearly something intended to help you identify those people you’