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Articles and Reviews from Voodish

Welcome to our Articles section, we try and update this section at least twice weekly, so check back regularly for the most up to date info. Our sections include Future of Computing, Internet Tools, Tea Break and Web Development.

May 28 2018

The Working Balance - Casual Office Space

With the advent of the smart phone, faster laptops, faster connections and wireless hotspots ever increasing, the ability to work anywhere is becoming much more the ‘norm’ compared to a few years ago. In fact, for the most part, it’s becoming much less important for certain types of SME’s to have an inner-city based office; with rental costs at an all time high, customers can get significantly better rates elsewhere, customers know this and have a lot of choice available.

May 27 2018

Petaflop achieved by PS3 based chip

The Roadrunner, the IBM supercomputer at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, shattered all speed records recently. Comprised of AMD opteron and Sony/IBM Cell based processors (ala PS3) achieved performance of 1.026 petaflop/s—becoming the first supercomputer ever to reach this milestone.

Putting it in the Worlds Top 5 most powerful supercomputers

Although, as we understood it the Blue Gene P cracked the Petaflop barrier some time ago (Summer 2007), and greater expectations were deemed for the more powerful (on paper at least) roadrunner beasty.

May 27 2018

Google Street View for the UK

Google’s street view technology has been available for sometime in the US, but the nanny state could once again stop a useful technology hitting the web for the UK.

May 26 2018

World domination, the Bill Gates time line

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Now that “Big Bill” has quit the M$ ranks, here’s a quick snapshot of his time from creation to complete world domination: