How to deal with spammers?

So it finally happened. You went to a conference for your employer or, visited a webinar or, a website … somehow you willingly and consciously shared your email address and/or phone – because they require you to “check in“. Fast forward 3 months and now you are getting phone calls after phone calls from their marketing and their newsletter which you never signed up for! Well, on the phone call, you can ever so politely say that you are not interested in their product, and unsubscribe from their newsletters.


This should be the end of it right? No, they were just getting warmed up!

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Best VS Code ext & themes



I am generally High Contrast kind of guy, who prefers the same for OS theme as well (just me) … but I might be a little bit inclined towards dark themes:

After high contrast, I prefer Phœnix Dark in particular for dark theme and GitHub Plus Theme for light theme. Themes like Popping and Locking Theme, Dracula Official overwhelm me with their colors.

AngularJS Tools

According to a post

Screen Recording: Ubuntu

I have used CamStudio in Windows, and I am happy with it but, there are times when we have to make the most of what is available.This time, I needed to record screen-cast in Ubuntu.

# add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder
# apt update
# apt install simplescreenrecorder

Despite of being simple, it has all essential features of CamStudio for Windows or QuickTime for macOS, and it recorded very good quality of audio and video! Making itself my new favorite screen recording application.

Earlier, I tried using VLC for screen capturing, because it helps me to avoid yet another software program on my computer on my computer and, VLC also lets me choose file formats to save my recording to.

Here are the steps:

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Install OpenCV: ~10 min!


  1. Tested on: Windows 7, Windows 10
  2. There could be other ways to get Open CV working on your Windows computer

Before installation

  1. Find you OS architecture
  2. Decide the Python version (e.g. 2.7 or 3.x)
  3. Install Anaconda, open terminal as administrator and , Continue reading “Install OpenCV: ~10 min!”

What’s Machine Learning?

What is Machine Learning? from E*D Films (Daniel Gies) on Vimeo.

Here’s the problem w/ YouTube API’s TOS

Thoughts on YouTube TOS (II. Prohibitions):

Who Moved My Cheese?