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The importance of signal / noise ratio, or how Facebook is shooting itself in the foot.
I subscribed to Facebook in January 2008. It was the trendy thing to do, and I found it quite useful. It brought a new type of connection with my friends. I had friends abroad with which keeping in touch was a bit challenging. We could now interact ...
Oct 15, 2018
Tired of so many notifications ...
I'm not going to rehash it all, Beth Skwarecki said it perfectly, with practical tips and tricks: https://lifehacker.c...
Sep 28, 2018
Pure madness
The other day I was waiting on a disqus blog to start up, loading the comments section. I have a 20MB/s ADSL line. I can download at 1.8 Mega Bytes per second without any issue. The browser was spinning for so long that I decided to hit F12 in Firefox ...
Mar 27, 2017
Is it lunch yet?
I get it, you're hungry. Because luch time can never be too soon, I've designed this webpage: http://isitlunchyet....
Jul 30, 2016
Garbage Collectors are awesome (until they bite back)
It's all in there: http://labs.criteo.c...
Jun 1, 2016
JPEG Compression: Is 80 the magic quality - Part 1 - the retina screens
Foreword - encoding JPEGs How do you encode your JPEGs ? Let's take a concrete example. You you have a 150x150 image. You want to compress it in JPG, but which quality settings should you use? JPEG encoders usually take a quality setting as a parameter, ...
May 1, 2016