This article is about how to fix a common error in Google Colab notebooks when trying to mount a Google Drive, and you just get an error along the lines of ‘Mountpoint must either be a directory or not exist’. I’ll explain the reason for the error, and provide several…Continue reading How to solve ‘Mountpoint must either be a directory or not exist’ in Google Colab workbook?
Did you start experiencing weird input lag on your Windows 10 PC starting some time early 2024? This lag would take 1-6 seconds, during which your mouse and/or touch devices (touch screen or touch pad) would be completely unresponsive. Keyboard would work, though. Good. That means I wasn’t the only…Continue reading How to fix catastrophic mouse/touch device input lag on Windows 10?
Time for something completely different: Hardware stuff. In this article, I’ll explain how to upgrade Synology DS423+ NAS’s RAM memory, which super-cheap RAM memory I used, and a little bit about how I ended up with this device in the first place. Anyway. Let’s get to it. Background A while…Continue reading How to update RAM on Synology DS423+?
So, I’m an occasional developer (and a frequent scripter), so I occasionally need to, well, develop stuff. And quite often I need Docker for packaging whatever I’m trying to push out there, or possibly to run someone else’s containers on my machine. But sometimes, Docker is more pain than gain.…Continue reading How to work around Docker failing to access WSL on Windows?
I’ve made it a tradition to post something about the last year just after the New Year’s, so here’s another look back at the last 12 months. Next Tuesday, we’ll be back to the regularly scheduled programming! In 2021 I promised a new article every Tuesday. In 2022 I managed…Continue reading 2023 Year Review