Quick way to empty your battery
Saw this tweet this week from @nixcraft, as a nice easy way to drain the battery of your machine. You could if you were that way inclined be used as a trick to play on someone.
stress --cpu 4 --io 2 --vm2 --vm-bytes 128M
This will work on Linux/Unix/FreeBSD/OpenBSD/macOS laptops. Not sure if you can get this or something similar for Windows, please leave a comment or mail me if you know.
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