First Principles By Howard Burton

This book has got my attention a couple of weeks ago during one of my weekend bookstore roaming. On the book cover one could read that this was about the foundation of a theoretical physics institute in Waterloo, the Perimiter Institute. An institute that aims answering foundational questions about quantum physics while taking different sometimes divergent approaches in tackling this problem. 

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Problems Installing Qt Creator On Natty 11.04

This morining I needed to install Qt SDK on my Natty distribution. Some blog mentionned that it is better to install Qt Creator as it comes with all the tools and libraries required in a typical Qt Project.


I tried to install Qt Creator using Synaptic. Unfortunately, I have run to some package dependencies problems.

Installing Ubuntu On Toshiba C650D - Problems & Solutions

Toshiba Satellite C650D is a budget laptop. It has been released last summer by Toshiba and as any new computer it makes installing Linux quiet challenging. Below is a list of problems I have encountered while trying to have a stable Linux distribution on this machine and solutions that worked for me.

Resizing Windows Partitions

The C650D comes loaded with Windows7. No installation DVDs are provided. All four hard drive partitions are used by Toshiba:

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