What reason could there be for feeling more awake and alert after barely sleeping through a night, getting 3-4 hours at most, while a normal good sleep (without oversleeping) doesn't make me feel that way? I can't sustain sleeping that little long term because it knocks me right out later, but some days when I've had… Read more
Hmm, Apple replaced our macbooks battery a few months ago because it had worn to 75% in 700 wear cycles, rather than their 80% in 1000 spec. In just a few weeks and dozen cycles on the new one, it dropped to 90% from 100, then 85% recently in under 200, in just months. I wonder if they'd replace it again? I think the… Read more
I think the common problem I have with iOS7 and Office 2013 and any similar "modern" aimed UI is too much whitespace. I think in the desire to get over skeuomorphism they threw a lot of good out with the bad. Felt and leather? Sure, get rid of that. But when the buttons have no indications they /are/ buttons, they… Read more
Just some classic Niteshing about the Apple event yesterday. They said 1 billion transistors on the same die size, which means they must have shrunk it to 20nm.
It's kind of amazing really, I remember when Intel was nearly two whole years ahead of the universe in process technology, now they're on 22nm while others are… Read more