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@jboner
jboner / latency.txt
Last active Jun 1, 2020
Latency Numbers Every Programmer Should Know
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Latency Comparison Numbers (~2012)
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L1 cache reference 0.5 ns
Branch mispredict 5 ns
L2 cache reference 7 ns 14x L1 cache
Mutex lock/unlock 25 ns
Main memory reference 100 ns 20x L2 cache, 200x L1 cache
Compress 1K bytes with Zippy 3,000 ns 3 us
Send 1K bytes over 1 Gbps network 10,000 ns 10 us
Read 4K randomly from SSD* 150,000 ns 150 us ~1GB/sec SSD
@joepie91
joepie91 / vpn.md
Last active Jun 1, 2020
Don't use VPN services.
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Don't use VPN services.

No, seriously, don't. You're probably reading this because you've asked what VPN service to use, and this is the answer.

Note: The content in this post does not apply to using VPN for their intended purpose; that is, as a virtual private (internal) network. It only applies to using it as a glorified proxy, which is what every third-party "VPN provider" does.

  • A Russian translation of this article can be found here, contributed by Timur Demin.
  • A Turkish translation can be found here, contributed by agyild.
  • There's also this article about VPN services, which is honestly better written (and has more cat pictures!) than my article.
@shanselman
shanselman / gist:5422230
Last active May 31, 2020
Evil Blog Comment Spammer just exposed his template through some error and the whole thing showed up in my comments.
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Thanks.|
@nikcub
nikcub / README.md
Created Oct 4, 2012
Facebook PHP Source Code from August 2007
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@jlong
jlong / uri.js
Created Apr 20, 2012
URI Parsing with Javascript
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var parser = document.createElement('a');
parser.href = "http://example.com:3000/pathname/?search=test#hash";
parser.protocol; // => "http:"
parser.hostname; // => "example.com"
parser.port; // => "3000"
parser.pathname; // => "/pathname/"
parser.search; // => "?search=test"
parser.hash; // => "#hash"
parser.host; // => "example.com:3000"
@hrldcpr
hrldcpr / tree.md
Last active May 25, 2020
one-line tree in python
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One-line Tree in Python

Using Python's built-in defaultdict we can easily define a tree data structure:

def tree(): return defaultdict(tree)

That's it!

@pcardune
pcardune / .gitignore
Created Sep 5, 2011
Facebook command-line client helper
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.fb_access_token
.fbconsole.py
@erikh
erikh / hack.sh
Created Mar 31, 2012 — forked from DAddYE/hack.sh
OSX For Hackers
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#!/usr/bin/env sh
##
# This is script with usefull tips taken from:
# https://github.com/mathiasbynens/dotfiles/blob/master/.osx
#
# install it:
# curl -sL https://raw.github.com/gist/2108403/hack.sh | sh
#
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agnoster.zsh-theme

A ZSH theme optimized for people who use:

  • Solarized
  • Git
  • Unicode-compatible fonts and terminals (I use iTerm2 + Menlo)

For Mac users, I highly recommend iTerm 2 + Solarized Dark

@contra
contra / aoe2hd.md
Last active May 13, 2020
Age of Empires II HD - For Mac OSX
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AOE2HD - For Mac OSX

Estimated time: 10 minutes

!!! NOTICE - PLEASE READ !!!

PlayOnMac does not work on macOS Catalina at all - and on older versions of macOS issues have been reported with the latest version of Steam. Updating is in progress, read more here.

When the updates are released this guide will be updated. Please do not blow up my inbox by leaving comments "WHY DOESNT IT WORK".

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