Christophe Personal site

This site is about my personal extra-work activities. I do not blog about my work ! If you want to know more about my work, follow the 3 links below: synalp, deep-loria, publications

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Compile into APK on an Android device

If you want to edit or create some Android application, but you don't have any computer immediately available, this article will explain you how to compile, on your tablet/smartphone, an Android Java application into a running APK that you can install straight away on the very same device where …

Run as root on some Android

This post may be interesting for you if both the following conditions are true: Your Android device is not rooted You may connect as root to your android device, but only through a PC and adb In such cases, here is a trick to be able to run commands as …


Android todo-list with gitlab

I have developed a very handy Android application, called Tasklab (you may look for it on github), which proved extremely useful to me to manage the dozens of arXiv papers per month that I plan to read. I have not yet release it as a ready-to-use app because, well, didn't …


Monk Mode Morning

If you try and reach me before noon, don't be surprise if you can't: I try to apply as often as possible the Monk Mode Morning: http://calnewport.com/blog/2017/02/24/the-rise-of-the-monk-mode-morning The main idea is to stay totally disconnected everyday before noon in order to work intensively …

Deep Learning with Keras on Android

Short story Do you want to design (and not only use) a deep learning model on an Android tablet, while on the go ? Here are the steps to do (explanations come later on): install Termux from google play, because its command-line git is flawless install GNURoot Debian from google play …

Why static website generators are better

Creating a website or blog can be done in various ways: one of the most famous solution is to use a Content Management System (CMS), such as WordPress, Joomla, and many others. Similar solutions may be to use specialised dynamic wiki-like or blog-like software. But I strongly recommend you to …

Persistent live USB

How to simply create a bootable USB stick with a live Ubuntu 14 and persistency, UEFI-compatible, and all of this without ever formatting or repartitionning the disk ! I don't like repartitionning or reformating USB sticks, because they tend to be quite "fragile" these days: when you buy them, they're usually …