Dual-booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10 on Asus ROG G752VY (Inc. Nvidia graphics drivers

So I picked up the G752VY and spent a whole day getting it to boot and work properly in Ubuntu.
This guide isn’t 100% complete (as I’m still figuring out how to get sound to work through headphones properly) but it will get it installed for you so you can fine tune the rest of the system yourself

(Credit to this thread for giving me a starting point.
I’ll be using some material from there and changing the necessary points.

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Can you blame all men for harassment given by the 1%?

#yesallwomen has hit the news with tweets and articles coming from all over the world talking about how women and young girls endure sexual harassment every day. But can we really take it out every man for the 1% of guys who do this?

Upon reading these things I felt immediately compelled to say, “Oh come on, you can’t blame every guy for acts of the 1%.” HOWEVER I then read this article by  in The Guardian An open letter to all my male friends, and it changed everything for me.

But I was still left in the though of, “Okay, I agree with you…but what do you want me to do?” Then I remembered a quote I once read, and hugely agree with, from a British philosopher.

“A person may cause evil to others not only by his actions but by his inaction, and in either case he is justly accountable to them for the injury.”

– John Stuart Mills

If you see someone being harassed, do something.

Don’t tweet about it.

Don’t blog about how shocked you were.

Do something!

Tell whoever it is that it’s not acceptable, you can’t act like that in public or anywhere else for that matter.
This is someone’s daughter, mother, sister, wife or girlfriend. How would you feel if someone you loved was constantly daily and living in discomfort.

If you’re one of guys in the 1%…just stop. It makes you look like a dick, it makes people uncomfortable and not just the woman you’re talking to.

An open letter to all my male friends - by Estelle Tang

An open letter to all my male friends – by Estelle Tang

Durr: A watch that doesn’t tell the time…literally!

Durr was created by Norwegian designer’s skrekkogle, it does not have numbers or hands to tell you the time; it simply vibrates every 5 minutes.

The purpose of the watch is – kind of obviously – not to tell time; but instead to remind you how long you spend doing tasks in your day-to-day life. Check out their video for their views on the concept behind Durr.

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Cyborg G.L.I.D.E. 7 Compatability Issues with the R.A.T. 7

So a while back I bought a Mad Catz Cyborg G.L.I.D.E. 7 gaming surface (fancy name for a mouse pad) to use with my Mad Catz Cyborg R.A.T. 7 gaming mouse. Specifically, I bought the one in the picture below. This turned out to be quite a mistake.

Though the GLIDE 7 claims to be “optimized for laser sensors” I had occasions where, when using the surface, the cursor would move when I wasn’t even touching the mouse and when I used the mouse without the surface, everything was fine.  When I contacted Mad Catz about this issue, I received the following email:

Dear Jake,

Thank you for contacting Mad Catz Technical Support.

In regards to your issue, please see the possible explanation below:
The twin-eye laser used in R.A.T. mice operates in the infrared (IR) spectrum and works better with surfaces that are bright and reflective in the band of light in which the mouse operates. Because of the different coatings which can be applied to gaming surfaces and the different inks/dyes/materials used, it’s possible to have a mat which is black, but ‘bright’ as far as the mouse’s laser sensor is concerned. Equally, it’s possible to have a mat which is white but ‘dim’ as far as the laser is concerned, which would result in bad tracking. Also, degradation in performance could happen on a surface you frequently use; with long-term use your surface will lose its shine in the IR spectrum.

If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to get back to us.

Thank you for your understanding.

Best regards,

[Persons name]

Technical/Customer Support Rep

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