OS X Screen Lock Keyboard Shortcuts with Non-Apple Keyboard

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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For 3 years now, I have been using a base mid-2013 Haswell-powered Macbook Air as my primary machine.¬†At the time, I was just entering university, and I sold my all-custom, high-dollar gaming rig to keep myself away from gaming, and in the hopes of stopping my excessive hardware-buying habit.…

Cogeco Pulls a Comcast

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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The internet has grown exponentially in the last decade, everybody knows that. The web has quickly grown from a collection of web pages and some mail/ftp/irc/whatever else servers sprinkled here in there, to a massive, multi-gazillion machine network, on which enormous amounts of data is exchange, and…

5 Things Twitter Needs

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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Every since I've joined twitter back almost two years ago in March of 07, I've been tweeting on a regular basis. I love Twitter not only because it's a great place to dump all the thoughts and reasonings that are too short or stupid to blog about, but also because…

Vimeo Rocks!

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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I've been watching online videos even before Youtube got popular, and I've seen my share of the other flash based video distribution system from other places, like the ones at Metacafe or Collegehumour. At first I thought the difference in quality that the &fmt=18 Youtube hack (now accessible…