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Marc Bevand

25 Jan 2016 Bitcoin Mining is Not Wasteful
14 Jan 2016 My Experience With the Great Firewall of China
07 Jan 2016 Libav 9.18 Cannot Generate WMV2/WMA2 Files Compatible with PowerPoint
19 Sep 2015 Miracle Baby
14 Oct 2014 Visualizing the Ongoing California Drought
02 Oct 2014 CDN53
13 Jul 2014 A Decentralized API to Personal Information
18 Nov 2013 1 Bitcoin = 1000 US dollars
10 May 2013 "I Contribute to the Windows Kernel. We Are Slower Than Other Operating Systems. Here Is Why."
19 Apr 2013 ASIC Development Costs are Lower Than You Think
27 Feb 2013 Bitcoin Hits All-Time Trading High — This Time With Increased Economic Activity
07 Feb 2013 Live Demonstration of Intel "Packet of Death"
31 Jan 2013 The Insane Bitcoin ASIC Race — And The Winner is...
06 Nov 2012 Company Announces 65nm Chip for Mining Bitcoins, Funded with Venture Capital
21 Sep 2012 What the heck, Pandora?
01 Mar 2012 Linode Attack Enables Theft of $220k (So Far)
10 Jan 2012 Bitcoin: The Simplest Non-technical Explanation
28 Dec 2011 Revenue Idea for Twitter: $1 per Month to Raise the Limit to 280 Characters
24 Dec 2011 Deleting 39794 Gmail conversations
05 Dec 2011 LAX Approach
05 Nov 2011 1TB Hard Drive Prices up 180% in a Month
30 Oct 2011 The Science Behind the E-Cat Cold Fusion Reactor
17 Oct 2011 65k Open TCP Ports on open.zorinaq.com
12 Oct 2011 xdm and getty Confusion on Ubuntu 11.04
26 Sep 2011 Neutrinos Faster Than Light, or Artifacts of the FPGA?
07 Sep 2011 Bitcoin Inspires Copycats, First Tangible Good Sold for i0coins
14 Aug 2011 72-hour Outage
19 Jun 2011 Major Attack on the World's Largest Bitcoin Exchange
30 May 2011 Verified by Visa Forces Users to Select Weak Passwords
24 Apr 2011 Tip to Use a Dremel to Cut Open a PCIe x1 Slot
10 Apr 2011 Astronaut Says Yes to Hypothetical One Way-Mission to Mars
17 Mar 2011 Dear Computer Industry, Please Embrace eSATAp
12 Mar 2011 DIY Coin-sized SATA Power Module to Replace a Harddrive Docking Station
06 Mar 2011 The Bitcoin Cryptocurrency
06 Feb 2011 Vint Cerf's "Internet experiment" quote
28 Jan 2011 Stupid Simple Cooling Hack for 4 x HD 5970 in one Computer
14 Jan 2011 10 AMD/ATI GPUs in 1 Computer: SIGSEGV
27 Dec 2010 104-GPU Cluster Built to Unlock Nokia Phones and Piracy in the GSM Community
23 Dec 2010 New Power Distribution to 4 x HD 5970
14 Dec 2010 Whitepixel v2: configurable charset, higher performance (33.1 billion password/sec!)
09 Dec 2010 Whitepixel breaks 28.6 billion password/sec
04 Dec 2010 Diskless Windows 7 iSCSI boot from OpenSolaris 2009.06 ZFS Server
28 Nov 2010 DDRdrive X1 vs. SSDs: Look How Complex Benchmarking is
22 Nov 2010 MD5 Chosen-Prefix Collisions on ATI GPUs: "bday" Finally Released
15 Nov 2010 ZFS encryption, shipping in Solaris 11 Express
03 Nov 2010 NetApp: 40x Markup on the Price of NAND Flash
29 Oct 2010 Introducing Tianhe-1A: 4702 TFLOPS of GPU Power. Made in China. (And New World's Fastest Supercomputer).
20 Oct 2010 Decimal Prefixes Are More Common Than Binary Prefixes In The Computer Industry
03 Oct 2010 node.js Internals and Powerful Non-blocking I/O Libraries
22 Sep 2010 AMD Bulldozer and Oracle SPARC T3: Same Beefed-up SMT Microarchitectures
21 Sep 2010 Adobe's Primordial Flash Example is Incorrect
15 Sep 2010 Intel's Sandy Bridge to Deliver 2% of AMD's Top Graphics Performance
13 Sep 2010 OpenSolaris: How to Build CPAN Perl Modules with GCC Instead of the Sun Compiler
12 Sep 2010 Many SSD Benchmark Reviews Contain Flaws
09 Sep 2010 Specs of the Best Android Phones
08 Sep 2010 Panasonic R3 Power Jack Solder Joint Reflowing
31 Aug 2010 Intel Feature Fragmentation
13 Aug 2010 getdents() And lstat() Race Condition
27 Jul 2010 Perl Numeric Expressions And Backslashes
19 Jul 2010 A5/1 Cracker Using the Berlin Rainbow Tables
14 Jul 2010 Nvidia Poking Fun at Intel With Nebulae
04 Jul 2010 Engineering & Operations at Facebook
03 Jul 2010 Debunking Intel's Attempt to Debunk the GPU Performance Myth
02 Jul 2010 Sheepdog: QEMU/KVM Nirvana?
27 Jun 2010 Pictures of Nebulae, the Fastest GPU Supercomputer
11 Jun 2010 Microsoft Wrongly Accusing Google
08 Jun 2010 Improving Ant jar/zip Tasks Performance from O(n) to O(1)
01 Jun 2010 Brute Forcing RAR Archives Encrypted with the "-hp" Option
31 May 2010 A Look at the 4640-GPU Nebulae Supercomputer
24 May 2010 How I Defend Myself Against CSRF (and That New Type of Phishing Attack)
19 May 2010 WebM: The Future Video and Audio Standard of the Web
18 May 2010 The 5-second VGA Dummy Plug
15 May 2010 From 32 to 2 ports: Ideal SATA/SAS Controllers for ZFS & Linux MD RAID
14 May 2010 Early Adopter: AMD64, Netbooks, ZFS, Android
12 May 2010 PivotX Security Flaw: Insecure Password Hashing
11 May 2010 Ubuntu 10.04 as a Guest under QEMU/KVM using the Curses Driver
10 May 2010 A More Powerful, Stealthier and Uncommon ARP Poisoning Technique
09 May 2010 Conspicuous Typo in Android On-Screen Keypad
08 May 2010 Disk Vibrations and SSDs
06 May 2010 Looking at 6-, 8-, and 12-core Processors
05 May 2010 3... 2... 1... Ignition^WBlogging!