Category Archives: Review & Comparison

More Space Ship Comparisons


The Nerdist posted this: In the original Star Wars movie, Han Solo boasted that his beloved Millennium Falcon was “the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs.” In the Star Wars Expanded Universe, that meant that … Continue reading

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Infographic Misdirection and Bias Influencing


  When I saw this infographic it instantly stuck me as off. I had to look very closely to discover exactly how it was misleading me. This article is clearly biased in the favor of Google, the info depicted here implies … Continue reading

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Isn’t it A-mazing!?


While starting this research I noticed how many of these “maze” posts start with an explanation of just why you would be interested in mazes… and as I have nothing new to offer in that category, I will refrain from … Continue reading

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2013 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 11,000 times in 2013. If it were a … Continue reading

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Wen Model #6501 Combination Power Sander


I Like many others was enticed to go out shopping on “Black Friday” this year and I got this belt sander. You would think that based on my previous experiences with Wen Products that I wouldn’t waste my money. But … Continue reading

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Wen Compound Miter Saw-Item: 70705


It is a bad saw, the cast iron base and retaining clip mount are of poor design, after about an hour’s use the cast iron retaining clip cracked and broke off. The “angle” markers for the compound miter are about … Continue reading

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XBOX ONE Reveal… – Reviewed


New Features Personalizable home screen “Trending” Live Tile TV Tuner voice activated Replaces your cable receiver XBOX ONE Guide HULU -Like Favorites & Trending Multi Tasking Multi threading “desktop” Natural User Interface Use your xbox like in Minority report Skype on … Continue reading

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C++ Lib or Dll?


I have been looking into Developing Win8 Games using C++ and the first question I was faced with was should I use a C++ Lib or a C++ Dll, and what is the difference, why should I choose one over … Continue reading

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Pictorial History of Microsoft


I have gathered together a pictorial history of Microsoft, in my travels to find a pictorial history/evolution of the Microsoft Graphics API’s (GDI->GDI+->DirectX->WDDM (silverlight, and WPF). I know that it is out there, I’ve seen it (photographic memory) but I have yet to find … Continue reading

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2012 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 11,000 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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