Exporting citations from MS Word to LaTex editors, fast!

By |May 12th, 2020|

Who this guide is for You are working on a manuscript in MS Word, using Mendeley as your citation manager. For whatever reason, you need to switch to LaTex. This is a guide to help make the transition easier. The whole process can be completed painlessly in under 5 minutes (if you follow this guide). [...]

Ramen in Taipei

By |January 8th, 2019|

This post exists to answer one question: What's the best ramen in Taipei? Ramen is a staple. I can eat it every day and not get tired of it. There are so many variations, and even more if you consider various types of noodles across cultures. Here, I only consider the Japanese style ramen. I [...]

Sushi of Gari, UES

By |December 31st, 2018|

Sushi of Gari on the UES received a single Michelin star in 2006 and 2009. When I first visited in 2017, its Omakase menu featured an array of creatively flavored nigiri at a reasonable price. It felt as if Gari is pushing the boundary of what nigiri could be. Some pieces [...]

WMI Provider Host – High CPU Usage

By |February 4th, 2017|

If your windows 10 is running slow and certain processes are clogging up your CPU, You might find this post helpful. Process: WMI Provider Host 1. Hit Windows + R to bring up the run window 2. Type "services.msc" and hit OK 3. Find the Windows Management Instrumentation 4. Right Click WMI, and select restart.

Removing Extra Space Between MATLAB Subplots

By |October 24th, 2016|

Doesn't seem like there's an official solution to this issue. The current solution was submitted by Per Magne Knutsen, found here. I've modified his version to have more control of the subplot shape. function subplotsqueeze(hFig, W, H) % Stretch width and height of all subplots in a figure window % subplotsqueeze(H, W, H) will stretch subplots [...]

Re-associating .m files with MATLAB

By |September 26th, 2016|

Problem: After installing a new version of MATLAB, .m files either 1. Do not open with the correct version of MATLAB, or 2. Opens up new instances of MATLAB instead of opening up scripts in the script window Solution: The problem is caused by registry errors. Patrik Forssén submitted a helpful file on file exchange that [...]

Speed up Internet Connection on Windows 10

By |September 19th, 2016|

Windows 10 reserves bandwidth for system use. To disable this, follow the two methods provided here: http://itechify.com/2016/03/25/slow-internet-windows-10-update-heres-fix/ **IMPORTANT: Windows 10 home edition users who do not already have gpedit.msc installed, download the gpedit installer here. Credit to the installer goes to @Osprey on the askvg fourms

How to: Enable Windows Defender in Windows 8

By |August 27th, 2013|

Symptom: No 3rd party antivirus installed, still cannot enable Windows Defender run the following code in the command window: sc start WinDefend Enable then restart your computer. Symptom: Popup message box says "This app is turned off by group policy" The Group Policy is it referring to is probably the value DisableAntiSpyware under HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender in [...]

Facebook-Book Project

By |March 28th, 2013|

My friends and I came up with an idea to see if we can break Facebook chat by continuously messaging each other on the same thread. Ten months later, the tread count is at roughly 60,000 and Facebook held up pretty well. One of our friend’s birthday is around the corner and we decided to download [...]

Running SLI on non-SLI enabled motherboards

By |December 25th, 2012|

The old method to do this was to use SLIpatch, but the latest and more stable and perhaps the easiest method is to use HyperSLI. The instructions are easy to follow. Download and install nVidia drivers Disable UAC on windows Make sure virtual machines are enabled in BIOS Apply HyperSLI patch Restart and boot with HyperSLI [...]

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