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Archive for April 22nd, 2016

Anyone that installed D10.1 had the new installation dialogs that Embarcadero brags about…

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/04/22

Conclusion:

–jeroen

Source: Anyone that installed D10.1 had the new installation dialogs that Embarcadero…

Posted in Delphi, Delphi 10.1 Berlin (BigBen), Development, Software Development | 10 Comments »

Some real world ZFS on Linux experience by GridPP

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/04/22

GridPP – providing computing and storage facilities for grid computing in the UK – has published 3 nice articles on their use of ZFS on Linux and comparison against hardware RAID:

  1. GridPP storage news: ZFS vs Hardware Raid
  2. GridPP storage news: ZFS vs Hardware Raid System, Part II
  3. GridPP storage news: ZFS vs Hardware Raid System, Part III

Thanks Marcus Ebert for sharing these.

–jeroen

Posted in *nix, Power User, ZFS | Leave a Comment »

Hacking is Important — Medium

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/04/22

“We’re barbarians, not bureaucrats!”

Source: Hacking is Important — Medium

On hacking vs processes, being disruptive and how people think. Short stories about Borland, Apple, FaceBook and others.

–jeroen

via: Hacking is Important — Medium – David Berneda – Google+

Posted in Apple, Delphi, Development, Facebook, LifeHacker, Power User, SocialMedia, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

In metric, one milliliter of water occupies one…

Posted by jpluimers on 2016/04/22

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“In metric, one milliliter of water occupies one cubic centimeter, weighs one gram, and requires one calorie of energy to heat up by one degree centigrade—which is 1 percent of the difference between its freezing point and its boiling point. An amount of hydrogen weighing the same amount has exactly one mole of atoms in it.Whereas in the American system, the answer to “How much energy does it take to boil a room-temperature gallon of water?” is “Go fuck yourself,” because you can’t directly relate any of those quantities.

from Wild Thing: A Novel by Josh Bazell

–jeroen

via A Brit Abroad – In metric, one milliliter of water occupies one….

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