Category Archives: Tech

Things I am trying to keep up with or find interesting in the quickly-changing realm of technology. Could be open source, could be online, could be anything.

don’t bash it until you’ve tried it

I’d heard about the new Bash subsystem in Windows before, and my reaction was the same as when I tweeted about a blog post detailing a step-by-step procedure. Embracing complete. Beginning extension… https://t.co/EUI6Rg7M36 — KH Yeo (@icedwater) August 7, 2016 (a … Continue reading

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Embedding subtitles in videos

A friend of mine asked on Facebook if it were possible to add subtitles into a video, and I felt VLC would be the best tool for this. But I didn’t know quite how it should be done. So I … Continue reading

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Football and Linguistics

Who knew there was an intersection between two of my interests? …then again, was this really unexpected? A research group at the Universität Innsbruck focusing on multilingualism has done some work relating football and language, and this is definitely worth … Continue reading

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Spot The Difference

EDIT: As expected, I didn’t receive any comments. No big deal, I’m still working on getting eyeballs 🙂 So, do look at the pictures below. What is your impression of the web presence (and perhaps the priorities) of the FAS … Continue reading

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Learning Git and jQuery

The second part of the NUSHackers hackerschool workshop series was a 3-hour episode on jQuery and git led by Michael Yong, with a little teaser on the importance of using github at the end by Cedric. After installing and setting … Continue reading

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Learning about HTML5 and CSS3

Here I am at the HTML5/CSS3 workshop conducted as part of the @nushackers hackerschool series. It’s good to see a large turnout – about 30 students – led by @ejames_c through the creation of a simple website and getting a brief idea … Continue reading

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Tinkering with DLNA

So I tried to stream stuff on my Samsung SMART TV, which appeared to be easy for Windows Media Player 11 – my brother’s computer dumped all his stuff onto the network, he was kind of surprised about it – … Continue reading

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Automatic Freenode Authentication (SASL) on irssi

So after having to log in to #debian on freenode IRC several times while trying to fix a little udevd problem I had (thanks nsadmin and someone else I can’t find in the logs anymore… though I solved the problem … Continue reading

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Cool tool for \latex fans!

As I was working on a presentation full of mathematical symbols, I chose to do it in LaTeX. Then I ran into the typical problem of having to look up the source code for a particular symbol I needed to … Continue reading

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938 on S.League – revived

In an earlier post I talked about an interview on 938 Live regarding the state of the S.League on 23rd October 2010, and certainly a lot has happened since then. Etoile have won the S.League by a point, adding to … Continue reading

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