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Debugging Go Programs with QtCreator

Debugging Go is a pain. I am not sure why the designers of this language did not include a debugger in the toolchain. In any case, GDB can be used to debug this wonderful language and I discovered that QtCreator is an alright frontend. There a few steps needed to set this up: Configure gdb …

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Watching the Micro 3D Printer Work is Pretty Cool

I have been hacking away these past weeks at printing things with my new M3D printer. Sitting next to it while it prints is not exactly a productive pastime so I used a webcam to make a video of the printing process. I then took that video and trimmed it in QuickTime and then I …

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Why I Think IKEA Should Make Open Source Designs

I’ve been dreaming for a while about my own 3D printer and this month that dream came true. I had on pre-order a Micro 3D printer. I got the green one. While the print volume isn’t great the user experience is pretty great. For a beta product 🙂 … And so I entered the world …

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1Password for Firefox on Linux

How to Run 1Password for Firefox(and probably Chrome) on Linux   I’ve been loving 1Password for a while now and I wanted to use it on Linux as well. There is no official support from Agilebits for Linux yet. In my search I found a few ways: http://www.lucianofiandesio.com/1password-in-linux And other hacks. But in the end …

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Life

Oui, Je Parle Français, Pourquoi?

Je lisait quelque chose sur Quebec et leurs problèmes avec ceux qui parlent seulement Anglais… enfin. Je trouve ça un peu… Ă©trange. … Mes parents Ă©tait convaincus que il faut connaitre au moins deux langues Ă©trangères. Alors j’ai appris la langue française à partir de 9 ans et un peu plus tard la langue anglaise (à deux …

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Building the GreenBoy, err… PiBoy, PiGrrl's Friend

Building a Raspberry Pi Gameboy (Yes, This is Not New) Hello friends, Every once in a while I get tired of technology; there is simply so much to learn, to do, to think about, to tinker with, to make etc. My minds overloads and I need to do something else, not necessarily easier, but using …

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Life

What the Apple iPhone Was, Is and Isn't Anymore to Me

Bananas or Apples? I seem to be faced almost everyday with silly discussions of Apple vs. Google or why Android is better or… why bananas are better than apples. And because I feel strongly about my convictions, I can’t help myself from getting involved. Then, when I calm down, talking to my inner voice of …

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