Archive for June 2008

Thoughts on Flash Device Reliability

The other day, my 512MB SD card died all of a sudden. A minute before it seized functioning, I was transferring a few files onto it. Continue reading ‘Thoughts on Flash Device Reliability’ »

A Simple TBB Program: TBB Prime

I have been playing around with Intel’s Threading Building Block for a while and have started to really appreciate its simplicity and elegance: Instead of thinking in threads and thread synchronizations, one can just simply concentrate on the problem on the hand. Continue reading ‘A Simple TBB Program: TBB Prime’ »

Linux Only, Two Months Later

Since I built my new PC roughly two months ago, I have been running Linux (Ubuntu 8.04 64 bit) as my primary operating system, and I have not looked back. Continue reading ‘Linux Only, Two Months Later’ »

A Line of Code Could Bring Visual Studio .Net Down to Its Knees

It seems at least to me that as more bells and whistles were added to each new release of Microsoft’s products, the qualities of which have been deteriorating. Continue reading ‘A Line of Code Could Bring Visual Studio .Net Down to Its Knees’ »

Develop TBB Using KDevelop and Code::Blocks

I have been playing around with Intel’s open source TBB (Threading Building Block) recently. Continue reading ‘Develop TBB Using KDevelop and Code::Blocks’ »