Ethereum and the Blockchain Revolution

Ethereum and the Blockchain Revolution

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. How does this work? The video below...
The Timeless Significance of Heroes in Culture

The Timeless Significance of Heroes in Culture

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...
The Audio Claims About Neodymium Magnets

The Audio Claims About Neodymium Magnets

“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...

Social Media as a Relationship

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...

How To Enable Dedicated Gfx In Browser With Switchable Graphics

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....
Lumintop Tool AAA Flashlight Review

Lumintop Tool AAA Flashlight Review

The folks at Lumintop were generous enough to let me try out their new Tool AAA flashlight. My usual every day pocket flashlight is a Fenix E12 (AA light), so I was very interested to see how a new AAA light would compare in terms of usable brightness and runtime....