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Reapply thermal paste on a Macbook Pro

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Why would you want to reapply thermal paste on a MacBook Pro? A little story. My main machine these days is a mid-2010 15″ Macbook Pro powered by a dual core i5 (2.53GHz) CPU. I also have a better performing Hackintosh at home…

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Rest in peace, Steve

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I would like to salute a man whose vision, creativity and achievements have indeed contributed for decades to improving our lives. A genius whose incredible eye and passion for great design and user experience will live forever…

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Syslog woes

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About a week ago I was helping some colleagues, from our Ukrainian team, investigate a weird issue they found with a client, following the deployment of a new version of our cloud management software. The problem was that soon…

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Sinatra contact form for Jekyll blogs

  • 16 min read

In the previous two posts I explained why I switched from WordPress to Jekyll for my blog, and a quite detailed guide on how to perform the migration. If you haven’t heard of Jekyll before, or are planning to…

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Migrate from WordPress to Jekyll

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So, as promised, here’s the second part of a two parts series on what I did to migrate from WordPress to Jekyll. See the previous post on why I switched from WordPress to Jekyll. Here’s the (technical) steps I had to take in…

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Why I switched from WordPress to Jekyll

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This is a two parts post on why I switched from WordPress to Jekyll for this blog. In this first part, I’ll mention the main reasons why I grew tired of WordPress and that led me to look for alternatives. I will publish over…

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Can we have SSL everywhere?

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SSL everywhere? Is that possible? There has been a lot of talking, over the past few months, about a Firefox extension called Firesheep which, in the words of author Eric Butler, “demonstrates HTTP session hijacking…

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Thoughts on the Nokia-Microsoft deal

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You may already know, by now, that the world’s largest mobile phone maker Nokia and software giant Microsoft signed last friday a long term partnership, which will see Nokia hardware running the latest version of Microsoft’s…

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Web typography: where we are today

  • 30 min read

TL;DR & Disclaimer I am not a web designer myself, in that web design is not my main skill nor what I do for a living. However, as a web developer, whereas I may sometimes struggle to choose two colors that fit well together…

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