Technology

Trekkies, are you there?

I just finished re-watching the first two seasons of Star Trek: TNG as they were released in brand new shiny Blu-ray. The show was running between 1987-1994 and was considered to be an underdog when it first aired. The cast, the producers, everyone didn’t hold their breath for it to keep going past its first season. It lasted …

Bitcoin – Crypto Currency to rule them all

Current Bitcoin Rate in US dollars: It all started August 18, 2008, when a person or a group, known only as “Satoshi Nakamoto” registered a new domain known as Bitcoin.org. From there, he released an initial design paper for the new cryptographic Bitcoin currency on October 21st, registered the Bitcoin client project on Sourceforge on November 9, and mined …

PC Game Review: Hitman – Absolution (Hitman 5)

This one is another one of the most anticipated games of 2012. Many previews and interviews with the developers talked about the mechanisms behind the game (crowd handling mostly) as well as the top notch graphics. Plot The game revolves around the missions of a secret assassin that holds no name, only a numbered code: …

Weird, New and Exciting!

• The Not One Less camera concept features a backward-facing camera in addition to the standard forward-facing lens. This allows the photographer to pose at the same time as the other subjects are making their best duck faces, then the picture snapper’s face is sort of awkwardly inserted into the corner of the photo. The concept …

Multi Core Madness

As Intel and AMD grew close to the physical limit of the smallest transistor they could build, they had to find ways of packing more transistors and continue to increase computing power. Their solution was to add more processing units – all working together in tandem, and sharing some of the cache memory provided. Since …