Why it takes 30 minutes to delete 0 bytes? (Aka ‘fun with Windows and WinRar’)

First lets say, that I really have nothing against Windows. I like this system. I used some other operating systems and eventually decided to use Windows as my workstation. It somehow works for me. There are better OS for servers and better for graphics maybe, but I still like Windows. Anyhow, this couldn’t stop me from making little fun of Microsoft and WinRar. Well, I’ve heard that apparently NTFS partition has some limits in Ms Windows, where maximum number of files and subfolders within a single folder is something like 65,534. I’ve got onto a journey to test it out :) [Read more…]

1hdd.com, Buxr.com and Byig.com for SALE!

Around June 2005 33% of the 456956 4 letter domains were available. In December this was down to 24%. Spring 2006 – there is only around 19% remaining, most of them are nonsense like domains combinations of QWZ letters. Estimates are that the number of available 4 letter domains is dropping by around 7000 a month and all of them be gone sooner then predicted. If you are interested in getting perfect 4 letter domain, then it is just about the time to do so… [Read more…]

10 Really Amazing Pictures of Trees

Flickr is almost certainly one of the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. And this is where I found these shots. Each photo includes the link to it’s original post, to make it easier for you to find it and also respond to authors of these amazing pictures. So, here is 10 pictures which really impressed me and thus I wanted to share them with all of you… [Read more…]