I’m in love with my new old ThinkPad X200, but for all its great achievements, it had a major drawback when it came to play videos in Xubuntu. Here’s how I fixed the awful screen tearing in VLC and Parole.
One of my most exciting memory remains seeing my dad coming home from work with a new cool gadget: a ThinkPad laptop. I remember how crazy it sounded in the mid 90s to actually have the power of a computer on the go. It sure did look like the future back then. My dad popped […]
Seriously, I’d be lost without them.
I want to read more. I used to read at least three different books every other week when I was a kid and I miss that a lot. So from now on I will try to read at least one every month and try to write some words about it.
It’s been a good year.
I went to the Brooklyn record fair a couple of weeks ago, all on my own and it was very cool. The event took place in the Brooklyn Flea Market and was somehow sponsored by a well known brand of energy drinks heavily invested in all things musical these days. I got there and I […]
If you are using the ATI fglrx proprietary drivers, you might have come across a nasty bug in Elementary OS while trying to take screenshots. Whenever I tried to take one, they would be incomplete, showing only my desktop and none of the windows open at the time. You can imagine how frustrating this little […]
I’m in the process of writing a master thesis for my school. After some mail exchanges with my tutor, I chose to study Android’s model, specifically how and why Google has altered it from the early days of the AOSP project. I will be regularly posting about my research and updates to my (humble) research. […]
One of my favorite bands came to play in France in Saint Malo for the winter edition of La Route du Rock (one of the biggest French rock festival). Arte recorded the concert, which makes me very happy. Thanks Arte!
I am not a programmer and probably never will, but I like to think of myself as someone who tinkers with everyday tools – tools like a computer. I use my computer for a lot of things and especially for playing with music software. My favorite toy when I was a kid was a toy […]