Belarc Advisor

MS Support was driving my PC trying to activate Windows 10 when I saw them install [Belarc Advisor] in order to fetch the installed product keys installed on my machine. In the end it didn’t work and I had to enter the product key from Windows 7 to activate Windows 10. It just interesting that they used 3rd party software. Even more odd was that all the support tools where not on a microsoft subdomain, which looks highly suspect. A.k.a ``

Git Ignore Changes

Sometimes you have a committed file and you intentionally want to ignore changes to it.

git update-index --assume-unchanged [ ...]

And later return back to normal.

git update-index --no-assume-unchanged [ ...]

Interesting Reads From First Week of June 2016

[Google’s new tools let anyone create art using AI]
[Intel’s new consumer head dreams of building J.A.R.V.I.S.]
[Hubble shows the universe is expanding faster than we thought]
[Microsoft has just what VR needs]
[Why gaze tracking startup Cogisen is eyeing the Internet of Things]
[The barbell effect of machine learning]
[Artificial intelligence is changing SEO faster than you think]
[Ericsson: IoT connections will crush mobile by 2018]