Nearly 3 years ago I spent the best part of 2 hours one afternoon in PCWorld, looking to kick the Canon habit and vacillating between a Nikon (as I recall, the D3100) and the Panasonic Lumix GH2. On the one hand, the Nikon had excellent image-quality, but its usability was let-down drastically by the lack […]
Benchmarking the performance of various ZFS compression options on FreeBSD.
You know you’ve been a geek a while when…
Over the past couple of months, I’ve been both learning the R language and boosting my understanding of statistics, the one feeding off the other. To aid the learning process, I set myself a project, to answer the age-old question: which lossy audio format is best for encoding my music collection? Does it matter if […]