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Compile BFGMiner for scrypt-based CPU mining

I wanted to try mining on my Kubuntu 13.04. Not to get rich, but simply to verify that the production of crypto-currencies really was decentralized, and also to learn how-to mine. I first tried mining Bitcoin with BFGMiner. I choose the later over cgminer because that’s the only …
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How-to keep natural glitches from videos

In my ultimate attempt to recover the archives I lost some years ago in a RAID-5 crash, I managed to save some images and videos. But most files, if not all, were heavily corrupted. Some of the natural glitches introduced were interesting. I decided to test some approach to …
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Fix big HTML table rendering in IE

It is well-known since the burst of the dot-com bubble that tables are bad for layout . But tables still makes perfect sense to present huge quantities of tabular data. The thing is, Internet Explorer can’t cope with big HTML tables. So when it encounters a huge number of cells …
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Support La Quadrature du Net!

6 months ago I gave 100€ to La Quadrature du Net . It’s an advocacy group defending the rights and freedoms of citizens on the Internet. Its reputation is well established and its actions are internationally recognized by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Free Software Foundation  . They didn’t …
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