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Get Processor Count

From time to time you may need to know at runtime how many processors (or more accurately processor cores) are available to your program.  For example,  you might want to determine how many threads to use with multi-threaded FFTW. Darel

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Camera + Interwebz = Pwnage

Heh heh heh Stolen Mac helps nab burglary suspects

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Remove .mac Icon from iSync (take two)

Already out of date. I found a much better way to achieve the same goal, and wrote an application to do it. See, I’m not a fan of online programming tutorials. You know the kind, how to write “Hello World”

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Remove .mac Icon from iSync

iSync 2.4 on OS X Tiger has that annoying .mac icon which can’t normally be removed. Yet if you click on it, it’s pretty much useless, isn’t it? Some nonsense about “You no longer synchronize information across computers with iSync”,

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Apple Mail Unable to Find Responses

There I was, scanning dozens of “you’re awesome” type emails, hammering out cool and minimalist responses like “k” and “l8r”. Looking for a witty piece of micro-literature I had sent earlier, I clicked on this thing in the message status

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