Fix YouTube freezing during playback….

Firefox, Youtube
Does YouTube freeze on you every 10 seconds or so when you're watching video. If you're using Firefox 2.0+ then it's most likely because of the session restore save process kicking in. This happens because the session restore is by default set to save all open tabs every 10 seconds. This is especially noticeable/annoying if you happen to have a lot of tabs open at once. Here is a quickfix.....By opening about:config in your Firefox address bar, then typing browser.sessionstore.interval in the filter box, you'll see a value of 10000, which is in milliseconds (Meaning your session is saved every 10 seconds.) Try changing this to 300000 (three hundred thousand millisecond = 5 minutes). That's it, problem fixed.....If you're paranoid and want more frequent saves try something like 120000 which is…
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Touchless, Gestrual Interface, Powered by Electrostatics

Art, Disruptive Technology, Electronics, Physical Computing, Video, wiimote, Youtube
Great video showing a bizarre and novel way of creating a gesture based interface. You literally touch nothing....Air.....and the interface does the rest. Pretty interesting project. According to Justin Schunick of the team at Northeastern University, the interface uses an array of copper electrodes to sense a certain change in the electric field created by the device. The black material covering the electrodes shows how the interface can be hidden beneath surfaces to create a completely invisible interface. It is simple black felt you can buy at any fabric store. The total cost of this prototype was around $60.00 USD.They created custom software to communicate with the microcontroller running the show with C++. This enables the use of the device as a new type of XYZ computer mouse. Think nintendo…
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Quick Tip for Bloggers/Youtubers/Flickerites/etc……

Blogger, Flickr, Gmail, Google, tumblr, Youtube
If you've ever come across the email gateways of most social sites, you know that -- in order to protect you and your account -- they produce some very forgettable email addresses. I'm talking about those special email addresses you can setup where for example you can Email a picture to, which will automatically be posted to your flickr stream.Well here is a easy way to use Google mail's filter function to create easy to remember gmail addresses that would inturn forward your precious postings to the appropriate social site.First get a gmail account if you don't already have one. I'll call mine middleman@gmail.comSetup your Flickr (or any other) account to accept posts via email. My special flickr email address is manthisemailishardtoremember@photos.flickr.comBack in your gmail account create a filter. In…
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