In Nagorno-Karabakh, drones gave Azerbaijan huge advantage and showed future of warfare – The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/nagorno-karabkah-drones-azerbaijan-aremenia/2020/11/11/441bcbd2-193d-11eb-8bda-814ca56e138b_story.html Here’s a metaphor for you. Drones are the new truck bombs. Hands down. In the realm of asymetric warfare, now all you need to defeat an enemy is take out their “spendy” weapons export licensed systems (sold to you courtesy of Vladimir Putin). Then what do you have? Sounds like nothing, you got nothing.… Continue reading In Nagorno-Karabakh, drones gave Azerbaijan huge advantage and showed future of warfare – The Washington Post

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The OBS Screen Timer Zoom Trick – CogDogBlog

The OBS Screen Timer Zoom Trick Good ol’ Alan Levine has done it again. That man is more curious, patient, and adaptive than any other programmer, instructional technologist. Hands down he tries things, and sees if they stick. He was project managing an online educational conference and attempting to design a Zoom layout/scene source that… Continue reading The OBS Screen Timer Zoom Trick – CogDogBlog

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M1 MacBook Pro versus Intel MacBook Pro

https://barefeats.com/m1-macbook-pro-versus-intel-version.html Some actual benchmarks against Intel MacBook Pro proving the speed difference is real. I give great credit to Bare Feats, going back years and years to the G3 era and G4 era Mac Towers. They have always measured performance head to head so one could KNOW whether or not their computer was more capable… Continue reading M1 MacBook Pro versus Intel MacBook Pro

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Cerebras’ wafer-size chip is 10,000 times faster than a GPU | VentureBeat

https://venturebeat.com/2020/11/17/cerebras-wafer-size-chip-is-10000-times-faster-than-a-gpu/amp/ Cerebras is finally hitting the racks in some locations and doing benchmarks to see how well it performs. And as compared to custom made/bespoke computer clusters with a mix of CPU/GPU, it’s performing very well. One benchmark has shown it is a significant improvement over the #82 ranked supercomputer (200x faster on certain benchmarks)… Continue reading Cerebras’ wafer-size chip is 10,000 times faster than a GPU | VentureBeat

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25 different Japanese convenience store sandwiches – What’s inside them?【Photos】 — SoraNews24 -Japan News-

Following Japan’s “paper tiger sandwich” incident, we went out and bought every sandwich we could find to investigate. It’s impossible not to feel the draw of the snack food and pastry aisles on a trip into a Japanese convenience store, but they also have plenty of tasty, sensible meal options too. Any convenience store in… 25… Continue reading 25 different Japanese convenience store sandwiches – What’s inside them?【Photos】 — SoraNews24 -Japan News-

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World-first confirmation that masks can protect you from coronavirus【Video】

Japanese researchers use mannequin heads to prove that face coverings really do work against COVID-19. After over half a year of flip-flopping from the international medical community and the World Health Organisation on the efficacy of masks, Japanese researchers have now proven that face coverings help to reduce coronavirus transmission.  Professors at the University of Tokyo’s Institute… Continue reading World-first confirmation that masks can protect you from coronavirus【Video】

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Michael Niehaus – Windows 10 and a PC’s real-time clock

I’ve written enough about the challenges of Windows devices and the real-time clock that you’ve probably heard this one before:  Windows stores the time in the real-time clock in the local time zone, which causes problems if you install a new OS on the device and it boots up in a different default time zone […]… Continue reading Michael Niehaus – Windows 10 and a PC’s real-time clock

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