March 24, 2020

Differences between COVID-19 and influenza


1. Key symptoms of COVID-19: Shortness of breath, breathing difficulties.

The early symptoms of COVID-19 is similar with that of flu. Therefore, it is really difficult to tell the difference between the two diseases only by symptoms such as fever, headache, muscle weakness and general discomfort. Most COVID-19 Patients have lower respiratory infection symptoms such as breathing difficulties, etc. You should be alert if you find yourself "having a cold" with symptoms of breathing difficulties and shortness of breath.

Would you get infected by taking an elevator?


Elevator is a closed and narrow space. Sharing one elevator with a virus carrier, you may get infected through his/her droplets spread by coughs, sneezes, and speeches.

If Droplets fall on buttons or walls, the virus can be spread to other persons by contact. They may be infected by touching their mouth, nose or eyes before washing their hands.

What needs to be done during home isolation period

1. Stay in a specific room alone that satisfies the following conditions:
  • Good ventilation: make sure there is at least one window in the room. It would be better if the window is the air outlet of the whole house, which can protect the other areas of your house from polluted air.
  • A separated restroom

March 11, 2020

Hidden Bar – hides the application icons that are not commonly used in the macOS menu bar, replacing Bartender 3

I have always disliked the messy Menu icons. I used Bartender to manage them before. But after upgrading macOS Catalina, it asked me for "full screen recording" permission, so it was deleted ... Today, I found a super useful alternative Hidden Bar.@NickYam
Hidden Bar is an open source macOS tool to help you hide those application icons not commonly used on the macOS menu bar.

March 10, 2020

Add a Google Adsense ad to the Hexo blog maupassant theme

My hexo blog address:www.nickyam.com
Since the Github Page was settled, for a long time it has been a minimalist and somewhat artistic fexo theme, not a famous next theme. Then I stumbled upon the Hexo blog that fits my aesthetic.maupassant The theme, ready to operate, but the motivation to update the blog is not enough. At the beginning of the new year, I finally decided to introduce Google Adsense to make my blog look mainstream. It would be better if I could make some pocket money by the way. The default readers of this article have already registered their Adsense accounts. Just share the specific setup steps below, so that you can check them later.

March 9, 2020

File Destructor-Generate error files of doc / xls / ppt / pdf / txt / zip

File Destructor is an online service that allows users to randomly generate error files of a specified size and type which cannot be opened. @NickYam

Want to play games on your Playstation but got a deadline for an exam or report that didn’t match your gaming ambitions?

Then you have come to the right place.

Send trashed files and blame your faulty computer, instead of confessing that you are a lazy bum who just wants to play videogames.

March 6, 2020

HiddenMe - Hide your desktop icons with a single click

Thanks to HiddenMe, I now have a clean desktop anytime I want. To see my folders, I simply click on the HiddenMe icon in the menu bar and everthing reappears on my desktop. Very functional and easy to use. @NickYam

Web Server for Chrome,serves web pages from a local folder over the network, using HTTP. Runs offline.

Web Server for Chrome is an open source (MIT) HTTP server for Chrome. @Yam's Board

It runs anywhere that you have Chrome installed, so you can take it anywhere. It even works on ARM chromebooks.

March 4, 2020

Black Out - hide sensitive information [macOS] [ Time limited OFFER ]

Black Out lets you quickly hide sensitive parts of an image.

This can be useful when you want  to post a screenshot or photo on the web that contains some information you don't want to be revealed.

Touch Blur-Picture click and blur [macOS] [ Time limited OFFER ]

Touch Blur is a tool to blur selective area of your image with the simple user interface and edge preserving algorithm to get realistic output.