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What to do on dreaded error CS0003: Out of memory

I’ve spent way too much of time today (again!) on this error so here’s blog post for future reminder to me! If you are generating or …

Tomato Firmware for Router and Comcast Cable Modem

Just a note… if you have Tomato installed as firmware in the router and Comcast cable internet then try followings: Disconnect cable …

Silencing Exceptions in a Little Better Way

Some of the most disastrous code usually takes the following form try { //some code } catch { } Silencing exceptions is almost never …

Lightweight DataTable Serialization

We all know untyped data structures like DataTable and DataSet should not be passed around but sometimes - just sometimes - you got to …

The Best Culture Invariant Format for DateTime

If you are looking to display how to display DateTime as text without causing confusion to users in different countries then good …

Find Path of a Command Line Tool

Many times you work on different machines, execute a command line tool but often wonder where that tool is actually installed. One way …

Intel Xeon – the worse branding ever?

This is really frustrating if you didn’t knew. Intel likes to call many of their processors for “business class” systems “Xeon”. When …

What’s in a name?

When you want to store the name of a person a typical design starts out by creating two fields (in database or class): Person First …

Solving Shared Notebook Sync Issue With OneNote 2010

Since about 3 years we used Groove to share calendar, notes and files within family – until I discovered a feature in OneNote called …

Snoqualmie Falls Hike Analysis

Today was perhaps my 32nd hike at Snoqualmie Falls. I’ve adopted this trail as my daily hike routine. Today I brought my new …

Treadmill Grade to Angle Conversion

Gym machines like treadmills and even some roads express the slop as “grade” in percentage. For example, most gym …

What is the best time to hike Zion Narrows?

I LOVE slot canyons and Zion Narrows hike is something on my To-do for very long time since I saw it in a documentary and IMAX. So when …

Mount Si - Take #2

Today I tried Mount Si hike again and returned back before I saw “Snag Flats”, second time. Snag Flats are supposed to …

Twitter Dishing Out 417 - Expectation Failed to .Net Clients

My little Twitter app was broke since past few days with error 417 - Expectation Failed. Infect most .Net apps calling Twitter APIs …

So, which digital photo frame is the best?

If you are in the market to look for Digital photo frames this note will hopefully save you some time. It’s really frustrating to …

Making 2D photos in to 3D

How do you take a 2D photograph and create a 3D scene out of it? When you take a 2D photograph the depth information is inherently …

Do you really need 1080i or 1080p or 1440p?

This study basically says that if you have 50” TV and you are watching it at about 9’ of distance then 720p has all the …