Convenience of Minimalism

Posted on Tue 25 June 2019 • Tagged with solutions, innovation

These days it is all about better, stronger, faster etc. The global populous can't seem to get enough of what they have. We live in an era of instant gratification. Push button dopamine triggers. It is all quite fast, euphoric and sometimes even exotic. Never has there been a time …

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Abrupt failure when starting Shadowrun Returns

Posted on Sun 18 December 2016 • Tagged with steam, linux, games

This summary is for all the people who do not want to read the whole thing. Locate the folder /steamapps/Shadowrun Returns/Shadowrun_Data/Mono. Delete it. Use Steam to verify game cache and it will pull all the files again.

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No route to bluetooth audio sink

Posted on Fri 19 August 2016 • Tagged with arch, bluetooth, linux, pulseaudio, steam

If bluetooth audio is generally correctly configured and you know this somehow then something to try out is to set your bluetooth headset as the default sink for pulse audio.

You first identify the device you want to set as the default sink. To do this type:

pacmd list-sinks \| grep …

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Heed! Windows shell extensions

Posted on Fri 19 August 2016 • Tagged with coding, shell, windows

I could see its benefit and I decided to approach this by tampering with the windows registry to create my context menu. Everything started off smoothly and I was wondering why people even bother writing COM just to right this simple extension to the operating system. about 16-20 items into …

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Value of knowledge imbalance in pair programming

Posted on Mon 03 June 2013 • Tagged with Agile, Pair Programming, Practices

This article assumes that you have a basic understanding of agile methods and are some what familiar with the concept of pair programming.

Lets set the perspective straight first. Pair programming, or pair working rather, is not a new thing it has existed ever since the chimpanzees started doing “stuff …

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