Couple of photos from Toronto 2013 ice storm. [Read more…]
What other image formats are there, besides JPG, BMP, and GIF? What are the strengths and weaknesses of each? Which ones are replacing web images of the future.
In this article, I’ll talk about PNG and WEBP, two image formats which are gaining as much popularity as JPG and GIF. [Read more…]
This is just a quick look at the advantages and disadvantages of wireless networking, taking in account a wireless technology available as of December 2013. [Read more…]
As of 2013, following are the top 3 manufacturers of desktop computer motherboards. [Read more…]
For the purposes of this article, I’ll be referring to most powerful non-distributed computers in the world. Rank is based on a Rmax value (score measured using the LINPACK benchmark suite). Measurements are in petaflops (quadrillions of floating point operations per second). Following list is a current rank as of November/December 2013.