Don’t Kill the Mac

The Wall Street Journal has an editorial that Apple should drop the Macintosh product line and focus on portable consumer electronics, the iPhone and its spawn. Since the WSJ has a crappy paywall, and I don’t want to pay, I’ll just assume this is an accurate reflection. Macworld provides an

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Decibels

According to Wikipedia, “[t]he decibel (dB) is a logarithmic unit used to express the ratio between two values of a physical quantity, often power or intensity.” We usually hear it applied to sound. It is also applied to radio communications. For instance, your phone usually has a setting that gives

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Bitcoin and Money

I am not a Bitcoin fanboy. But most people discussing Bitcoin, both for and against, really don’t know what they are talking about. Take Washington Post reporter Matt O’Brien, for instance. He writes: Sometimes it’s hard to tell whether Bitcoin is more like Ponzi scheme or a pyramid scheme. Whatever

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