Thursday, November 16, 2017

data stats: Stack Overflow: Successful Questions

How To Ask A Successful Question on Stack Overflow

"...highest proportion of questions with accepted answers to be in the time frame corresponding to 3:00-6:00 PM of West Coast US time" (6-9 EST)soqafraework

video steaming: & user group

Beam, The Twitch Competitor Microsoft Acquired Last Year, Is Now Mixer - Tubefilter
"A service that is looking to compete with the likes of Twitch and YouTube is taking on a new name. Beam, a video game streaming service Microsoft acquired last August, is now known as Mixer."

"Microsoft wants to get into the video game live streaming realm. The tech company’s Xbox division has acquired Beam, a startup that is characterized as a competitor to Amazon-owned streaming platform Twitch."

Windows 10 Update Cleanup

Windows 10 feature updates now come two times a year, in March and September, 
i.e. 1703 is March 2017, 1709 is September 2017 etc. 
Those updates are in fact full installs in a separate folder, and then all files and apps are copied from previous version. That takes a long time, and previous version takes a lot of space (20GB or more). 
The old version is saved in "C:\Windows.old" folder, to be available for "undo" if needed.
To reclaim space from previous version:

How to delete the Windows.old folder from Windows 10 - CNET
'proper way to delete the Windows.old folder:
  1. Click in Windows' search field, type Cleanup, then click Disk Cleanup.
  2. Click the "Clean up system files" button.
  3. Wait a bit while Windows scans for files, then scroll down the list until you see "Previous Windows installation(s)."'