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Whatever happened to black & white LCDs?

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I had a Game Boy once. I could play it just about anywhere, and battery life - for the time - was great. I lost it at one point, and replaced it with a Game ...

Another SSH trick

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Ever have a machine you can only ssh into through another machine? It's a very common situation in the Technion. Here's one way to get around it: Assume you ...

Automatically starting rtorrent within screen

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These days I don't stay at home often, but I do have an RSS/BitTorrent combo fetching me all kinds of neat stuff for me, so I can have it ready for me on the...

Quick time tracking hack

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Gnome 2.24 adds a new Time Tracking feature, which I would have found useful. I don't have Gnome 2.24 at work, but I do have a Unix-based operating system......

Delegating methods in Ruby

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Sometimes, when constructing a compound object, we are interested in exporting functionality while retaining encapsulation. For example, suppose we have a Se...