Showing posts from December, 2011

Computer tools for buddies

Amongst a novena of virtual life savers on computers (under Windows XP or seven of course, everything is great with MacOS or Linux), we have the following. If you just want to pick one, pick Everything ! Friends keep on thanking me for that. file finding via Everything , a ligth-weight freeware to find files and directories with wildcards or regular expressions (then you can easily disable Windows *.* indexing and save hassle, space and time). It revolutionized my way of naming AND storing files (project management, bibliographic references files, mainly) USB port cleaning with DriveCleanup when after some use, your usb keys and drives do not mount nicely stuff and idea organizing via mindmapping software, for instance FreeMind or FreePlane task organizing and GTD (getting things done) via ToDO list note taking (simple and yet, simple) via The Guide , or maybe TreeSheet word synonyming via Wordnet communicating via Skype on usb key (its install is forbidden on my work

Chuck Norris keyboard fact

In a long lasting trend of jokes on popular antonyms, Chuck Norris facts as well as Car Friedrich Gauss facts ( The greatest mathematician since antiquity or Gauss facts thus far , see Carl Friedrich Gauss Facts ), i would like to share this chuck-norris-keyboard-fact (shared on Facebook or Twitter ): Chuck Norris just sucks . If he were as smart and strong it's claimed, he'd just come here and slam my head on the keyboard asdmsdfvmwefjkmasd [space] [space] [space] [space] [space]  Okay, i haven't posted nothing for a month, let's be serious for a while. : ChucK: audio programming language   (Strongly-timed, Concurrent, and On-the-fly Audio Programming Language) ChucK is a new (and developing) audio programming language for real-time synthesis, composition, performance, and now, analysis - fully supported on MacOS X, Windows, and Linux. ChucK presents a new time-based, concurrent programming model that's highly precise and expressive (we call this stron