If you haven’t heard the term blockchain it’s time to throw it into your vernacular. You may have heard of Bitcoin, which for several years has been the cryptocurrency of choice for all types of online transactions.
Tales of powerful heroes are entertaining, inspiring, and timeless. Our modern superheroes are essentially a retelling of old folklore and mythology. We might explain more of it away with science now, e.g. the reasons Bruce Banner became the Hulk, but at its center they are much the same stories we’ve been telling for millennia. In […]
“These headphones use special neodymium magnets so they sound better,” said a salesman to me once long ago. You see this kind of marketing all over audio equipment, and even on sites that compare various models of equipment. When researching headphones before I’ve come upon sites that list pros and cons of two models — […]
I was having a conversation recently about the merits of social platforms on the internet and whether they were actually useful or positive. Some of the opinions I’ve heard before came up — ones like “Facebook is full of politics and cat videos” that I’ve agreed with before. But suddenly I found myself being contrary. […]
UPDATE 11-20-17: It seems after a more recent Windows update this trick is invalidated. Though it worked great for awhile, I’ve noticed it no longer reliably forces the real GPU to be used in various apps. Thank you Alistair for reminding me to update this post. I have no idea why Windows would have blocked […]