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posted by sysrpl on Wednesday May 12, 2021 1:46 PM
Last year I wrote a program to highlight the difference between computing in software versus hardware. I ended up creating two programs to calculate the Mandelbrot set. One was written to allow multiple CPU cores to perform the number crunching, while the other used the GPU to do the work.

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posted by sysrpl on Thursday April 1, 2021 9:54 AM
A day before April 1 2021 I received a McDonald's mailer advertising their new Crispy Chicken Sandwich along with a coupon redeemable for said sandwich only valid on April 1. Today I decided to take Mcdonald's up on their one-day-only free Crispy Chicken Sandwich offer and was left to ponder the following question.

Is the New McDonald's Crispy Chicken Sandwich an April Fools day joke?

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posted by sysrpl on Thursday February 4, 2021 3:23 AM
For this year's SuperBowl I've created a Buccaneers shaped cookie cutter cookie cutter. Have a happy Superbowl!

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posted by sysrpl on Sunday November 8, 2020 4:32 PM
While Joe Biden was not my first choice as Democratic nominee for the 2020 presidential race, I will happily welcome him in place of the corruption-abetting, conspiracy-theorizing, reality-denying, pussy-grabbing, hate-spewing, "white power!" tweeting, falsehood factory that currently resides in the Oval Office. For the record, my first choice for the nomination would have been either Bernie Sanders or our next Vice President.

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posted by sysrpl on Monday July 20, 2020 2:57 AM
Christopher Barnatt, the man behind the Youtube channel Explaining Computers, has switched to using Linux as his full time operating system. This comes after Microsoft has removed Windows 7 support and Windows 10 was packed with privacy invading programs.

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posted by sysrpl on Tuesday June 30, 2020 8:34 PM
Today in my county there was a hearing open to the public about rules for mask requirements. After listening to the public comments for a while I had to just turn off the live stream. Everyone speaking against wearing masks was either being too dishonest or stupid to the point of being painful to watch.

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posted by sysrpl on Tuesday April 7, 2020 5:44 AM
Some in our national media and politicians would have you believe their messaging with regards to the Coronavirus has always been serious and factual in nature.

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posted by sysrpl on Tuesday September 3, 2019 11:27 AM
Here is a video composite of hurricane Dorian using high resolution satellite imagery. The video was put together using stills from the new NOAA GOES-16 satellite put into operation in 2017.

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