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My theory on problem solving

28 Feb 2022 3 minute read 0 comments jasonheecs

As a software engineer, my main job is to solve problems. I am faced with business and customer problems every day. After years of solving problems, I have developed my own theory on problems and the problem-solving process. The first step to solving...

Slow internet? Tip to improve your Wi-Fi speed

26 Feb 2022 3 minute read 0 comments jasonheecs

People often think that slow internet speeds must be down to their internet service provider. But your Wi-Fi router settings could also have an impact. One setting that many people overlook is their Wi-Fi channel. Using a sub-optimal Wi-Fi channel ca...

Setting up HQ Video playback on Windows

25 Feb 2022 2 minute read 0 comments jasonheecs

I recently had to setup a new Windows PC, and I realised that the resources for setting up HQ local video playback were all over the place. I decided to consolidate those resources and write a guide. Step 1 — Download MPC-BE madVR LAV Filters Step...

How to use YAML Aliases

24 Feb 2022 1 minute read 0 comments jasonheecs

Have you ever had to copy and paste duplicate content in a YAML file and wondered if it is possible to DRY that up? As it turns out, YAML allows you to repeat nodes via aliases. YAML Aliases allow you to assign a name to a value or block of data and...