Archive for January, 2013

Computer Setup Update: Intel NUC

Posted on 15. Jan, 2013 by .

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This is an update to my computer setup current as of January 2013. The main update to my computer setup over the Christmas holidays is the addition of the Intel NUC (Next Unit of Computing) to my rig. I purchased the NUC over the holidays so that I would be able to take my laptop […]

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What’s Killing the Android Tablet Market

Posted on 02. Jan, 2013 by .

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When you look at the current diversity in the smart phone market, statistics show, as you would expect, that Android is at the top, followed by iOS, then BB OS, then Windows Phone. When looking at the tablet market you get quite a different picture. With tablets, unlike phones, iOS is the predominant player with […]

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Golf is not a Sport

Posted on 02. Jan, 2013 by .

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Golf is not a sport. Golf is not a sport, shooting is not a sport, and Chess And StarCraft are not a sports either. To understand why I am saying golf is not a sport you have to understand the way I classify what a sport is. A sport, in my mind, needs to contain […]

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Argument for State Car Insurence

Posted on 02. Jan, 2013 by .

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Car insurance, and all insurance for that mater, is bad for everybody but the the insurance companies themselves. Insurance costs too much, is too restrictive on who can qualify, everything causes ones premiums to increase, and most of all, even if you have insurance, when it you have a legitimate claim it will be rejected […]

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Replacement for the CF-18 Fighter Jet: Alternatives to the Joint Strike Fighter Program

Posted on 02. Jan, 2013 by .

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When Canada bought the CF-18 in 1980 the projected life of the jets indicated that they would be in service until the early 2000′s (Pugliese, 2011). To extend the life of the aircraft a modernization program was created to retrofit all of the current planes and upgrade them with the latest avionics, communication devices, and […]

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