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  • Up with plant food and down with fruit flies

    Tags: fruit fly, gardening

    If you look at photos in earlier posts, what I thought to be a lime or a lemon has turned out to be a mandarine. It had yellowish-green foliage that wasn't corrected by superphosphate. Next I tried … more

  • How to prevent Windows 10 driver updates

    Start the Group Policy Editor. If you don't know how to do that you probably shouldn't fiddle with it.

    Computer Configuration Administrative Templates Windows Components Windows Update … more

  • Asynchronous constructor design pattern

    Intent

    Wait on the asynchronous initialisation started by the constructor of an object.

    Motivation

    A constructor may start asynchronous initialisation, for example it may load its state from a … more