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How to retrieve text from a picture

Update: a free online tool where you can paste image directly: https://alivelearn.net/?p=2047 I get a picture and would like to copy the text in...
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Raspberry Pi for research labs (1)

Raspberry Pi for research labs (3) Raspberry Pi for research labs (2) Raspberry Pi is a mini and incredibly cheap PC. The size is...
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Backblaze, a nice backup tool

I purchased at least 2 portable hard drives and many USB drives to backup important files. For a while I did my backup every...
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AutoPager Chrome, Very useful productivity tool

When I search google or browsing blogs, I often need to click “next page” to go to the next page. This Chrome extension by...
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Learning PaperBox in 2 minutes

PaperBox is a cloud reference manager ideal for labs and teams to collaborate. Get it here: http://www.peaya.com/paperbox Learning PaperBox in 2 minutes from Xu...
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Cohort analysis

Cohort analysis is a good metric on how users engage to an application. To do this, you: Break the users into cohorts according to...
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Flash 3D video demo

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GMail Advanced Search

As I have quite some emails (>13000) in gmail, searching more efficiently becomes a necessity. Fortunately gmail offers some advanced search syntax. http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=7190 Search...
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Malicious website mimicing twitter

You may receive a direct message from one of your friends saying: Hi, xxx! A new twitter service! Try it, nice one! http://twltter.ru/ Don’t...
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Mostly used password

The most common password is 123456, about 1% people are using it.
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