Saku's Blog

  • Fixing ‘TWBR’ was not declared in this scope

    The old implementation in the library: Change it to: This should fix the error.

  • Chrome plugin CSS get URL file path from plugin folder

    Format: chrome-extension://MSG_@@extension_id/image.jpg Example: body { background: url(“chrome-extension://MSG_@@extension_id/background.jpg”); } Remember to add the file to web_accessible_resources in the plugin’s manifest.json. Otherwise, the file will not be accessable to the plugins.

  • Who lost America?

    The article was published in The Tiltonian. In the early 1950s, there was a dispute in the United States about “who lost China” to a Communist regime. Almost 70 years later, the question is who lost America? When Governor Winthrop gave his speech to his fellow Puritans on the Mayflower, he said: ”We shall be […]

  • Sky is Where His Heart Resides

    On a calm and serene morning in New Hampshire’s forests, a young man named Nate McCarvill is flying his drone. He looks at a screen that shows him a video feed from a camera carried by the drone, and he holds a radio with twin joysticks that control the speed, direction, yaw, pitch, and the […]

  • Desiderata

    Max Ehrmann Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. As far as possible without surrender be on good terms with all persons. Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others, even the dull and the ignorant; they too have their story. Avoid loud and […]

  • 36 Methods of Mathematical Proof

    If the proof of a theorem is not immediately apparent, it may be because you are trying the wrong approach. Below are some effective methods of proof that might aim you in the right direction. Proof by obviousness: “The proof is so clear that it need not be mentioned.” Proof by general agreement: “All in […]

  • Shakespere’s Hamlet

    According to Italian writer, Italo Calvino in Why Read the Classics, “The classics are the books of which we usually hear people say: I am rereading… and never I am reading….” and Shakespeare’s works are exactly such classics. Although he died more than 400 years ago, William Shakespeare is still one of the most popular […]

  • Greek tragedy: Why we need it today?

    Why Greek tragedies still matter? What is the importance of tragedy? What are we looking for in those plays? The questions stuck with me throughout the time I read the three Theban plays. I found myself many instances that show why tragedies are a part of our lives. I want to start with something a […]

  • Protected: Post-Communist Nationalism

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  • OPPO Find X enabling google assistant

    I downloaded Google Assistant on my Find X from play store and it shows “The Google Assistant isn’t available on this device.” Took me a while to fix it. Make sure you have the newest version of Google Service Framework(usually you do) and check if you have Google Partner Setup installed( Now go to settings and […]