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  • How to Get 10% off McDonald's Burgers for Life (as a multi-billionaire)

    If you follow this guide, you will have 10% off all McDonald’s food for life. It’s not hard, and you can do it from the comfort of your computer. It not only gives you 10% off your own burgers, but it also gives you 10% cash back on everyone else’s...

  • Google is Deleting Your Favorite YouTube Channels, And They Won't Say Why

    This is a story about Google terminating YouTube partner channels and videos, sometimes due to copyright strikes that turn out to be false, and sometimes for no reason given. This is also a story about how Google took down two YouTube videos on my partner channel, representing nearly 1 million...

  • How to use Google App Engine as a free redirect server

    This guide will show you how to set up a redirect app on Google App Engine that uses a mapping of input URLS to output URLs to redirect the user depending on the path on your website that they visited. In some cases it’s useful to have a redirect from...

  • How to Limit the Bandwidth of Bitcoin Core on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux

    In this article, we will learn how to limit the outgoing bandwidth of Bitcoin Core (formerly Bitcoin-qt), so we can leave it listening in the background without completely saturating our internet connection. For many of us, leaving Bitcoin Core running isn’t just a way for us to keep tabs on...

  • CSS ‘will-change’ Property: A Performance Case Study

    In this article, we will look at the real-world performance gains made possible by the will-change CSS property. I’ll go over some of the background behind the will-change property, what it does, and how to use it to improve the performance of web pages that rely on Javascript animation of...

  • Running Bitcoin Core on the Raspberry Pi

    Update 11 May 2015: The Raspberry Pi 2 has been released, and due to the increased RAM, it seems to be more stable than the original Raspberry Pi when running a Bitcoin node. These instructions will work for building on either hardware version. So you’ve decided to run the full...